Professeur Assistant

  • Département Etudes organisationnelles & Ethique

Domaines d'enseignement


Sociologie des organisations

Business ethics

Responsabilité Sociétale des Entreprises

Domaines de recherche

Gestion des ressources humaines

Théorie des organisations

Organizational culture

Critical management studies

Business ethics

New forms of work organizations


Roberta Sferrazzo is assistant professor of management at Audencia Business School (Nantes, France). Her research background navigates between critical and ethical perspectives applied to the fields of Organization Studies and Management. She is also investigating the connections between business ethics and new forms of work organization. She is author of several articles published in international journals, such as Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Management Studies and Work, Employment and Society.



SFERRAZZO, R. (2020). Civil Economy and Organisation. Towards Ethical Business Management. Palgrave Macmillan.

SFERRAZZO, R., RUFFINI , R. (2022). Love and Organizational Models: How to Interpret Forms of Love Within Companies. dans Michael Pirson (Ed.), Love and Organization. New York: Routledge.


GUERCI, M., SFERRAZZO, R., CABRAS, F., RADAELLI, G. (2021) . Organized crime and employment relations: a personal story of ‘Ndrangheta control on employment relations management practices in Southern Italy, Work, Employment and Society

RUFFINI , R., SFERRAZZO, R. (2021) . Company rituals: a valid inter-cultural management tool within M&A processes, European Journal of Cross-Cultural Competence and Management

BARDON, T., JOSSERAND, E., SFERRAZZO, R., CLEGG, S. (2021) . Tensions between (post)bureaucratic and neo-normative demands : Investigating employees subjective positions at EurAirport, British Journal of Management


ISLAM, G., SFERRAZZO, R. (2022) . Workers' rites: Ritual mediations and the tensions of new management, Journal of Management Studies, 59 (2), 284-318


SFERRAZZO, R., RUFFINI , R. (2021) . Are liberated companies a concrete application of Sen's capability approach?, Journal of Business Ethics, 170 (2), 329-342

SFERRAZZO, R. (2021) . The ‘agapic behaviors’: reconciling organizational citizenship behavior with the reward system, Humanistic Management Journal, 6 (1), 19-35


RUFFINI , R., MODARELLI, G., SFERRAZZO, R., TURRI, M. (2020) . Is merit pay changing ethos in public administration?, Cogent Business and Management, 7 (1724703), 1-15

SFERRAZZO, R. (2020) . Towards an agape-based organization: does it make sense to apply Civil Economy to business ethics?, Business and Professional Ethics, 39 (2), 225-251

SFERRAZZO, R. (2020) . The construction of workers’ identity in liminal spaces, puntoOrg International Journal, 5 (1), 29-41


PhD, Management
Università LUMSA, Italie (2020)

Master Degree in Management and Business Administration
Università LUMSA, Italie (2015)

Bachelor Degree in Economics and Management
Bocconi University, Italie (2013)

Prix et distinctions

  • Fetzer Institute Scholarship for Academy of Management in Boston , 2019
  • Special Mention ‘Premio Socialis’ (15th Edition, 2018) awarded by ‘Observatorio Socialis’ Online Journal for the best M.A. thesis on 'The subsidiary management and well-being at work in civil economy' , 2017
  • CERGAS BOCCONI (Research Center on Health and Social Care Management): Member of Business Planning team in collaboration with “Libera APS” ( Milan, Apr 2012 / Sep 2012). 2nd award for business planning competition. , 2012