Pier Vittorio Mannucci

Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour

BA MSc (Bocconi) PhD (HEC Paris)

Dr Pier Vittorio Mannucci’s research focuses on how creativity can be fostered in individuals and settings that are stereotypically depicted as less creative. His specific area of expertise centres on how individuals can be consistently creative over the career, and on the effects of social networks, technology and culture on individual and team creativity.

Dr Mannucci holds a BA and MSc from Bocconi University and was awarded a PhD by HEC Paris. He has working experience in film production and sports management, which matches a personal passion for cinema and basketball.


"Who are you going to call?" Network activation in creative idea generation and elaboration

Mannucci P V; Perry-Smith J E

Academy of Management Journal 2021 Online first

Networks, creativity, and time: staying creative through brokerage and network rejuvenation

Soda G; Mannucci P V; Burt R

Academy of Management Journal 2021 Online first


Developing improvisation skills: the influence of individual orientations

Mannucci P V; Orazi D C; De Valck K

Administrative Science Quarterly 2020 Vol 66:3 p 612-658 Online first

Fostering creativity across countries: the moderating effect of cultural bundles on creativity

Yong K; Mannucci P V; Lander M

Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes 2020 Vol 157 p 1-45

From ugly duckling to swan: a social network perspective on novelty recognition and creativity

Perry-Smith J; Mannucci P V

in Brass D J and Borgatti S P (eds.), Social networks at work, Routledge, 2020.


The differential impact of knowledge depth and knowledge breadth on creativity over individual careers

Mannucci P V; Yong K

Academy of Management Journal 2018 Vol 61:5 p 1741-1763

From creativity to innovation : the social networks drivers of the four phases of the idea journey

Perry-Smith J E; Mannucci P V

Academy of Management Review 2017 Vol 42:1 p 53-79


Social networks, creativity, and entrepreneurship

Perry-Smith JE; Mannucci PV

in C.E. Shalley, M.A. Hitt, & J. Zhou (Eds.) The Oxford Handbook of creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship. New York: Oxford University Press

Teaching portfolio

Our teaching offering is updated annually. Faculty and programme material are subject to change.