Stefania Migliori

Stefania Migliori
Università degli Studi G. d'Annunzio Chieti e Pescara | UNICH · Department of Management and Business Administration

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Introduction
Stefania Migliori is Full Professor in Accounting and Management at the Department of Management and Business Administration - "G. d'Annunzio" University of Chieti-Pescara. Her research focuses on: Corporate Governance, Family Business, SMEs, Academic spin-off, Crisis Management and Accounting History.

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Publications (47)
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The inconsistent empirical evidence and direct link between board gender diversity (BGD) and accounting conservatism (ACC) are questionable. Given the burgeoning research on BGD and ACC, researchers are left to investigate how, if at all, the two are associated. Based on the previous inconsistent findings, in this paper, we assume that the BGD-ACC...
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This paper provides new insights into the relationship between board gender diversity and firm risk-taking by examining whether board size (BS) alters the influence of gender diversity on firm risk-taking. This study employs a quantitative method with a sample of 192 non-financial listed firms in Italy from 2016 to 2020. Based on our results, board...
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This study examines the effect of board gender diversity (BGD) and sustainability committees on environmental performance. Using a quantile regression approach and a sample of publicly listed firms in Italy, we find that BGD and sustainability committees have different effects on firms' environmental performance over different points of conditional...
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This paper seeks to contribute to the burgeoning research on corporate governance and research and development (R&D) by exploring the contingent role of firm size and its crucial role in defining conditions for competitive advantage. Using a generalised method of moments (GMM) estimator and a sample of U.S. publicly traded pharmaceutical firms from...
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Purpose – This study aims to explore the moderating role of board gender diversity (BGD) in the relationship between corporate governance mechanisms (i.e. board size, board independence, chief executive officer (CEO) gender, CEO duality, and ownership concentration) and firm risk-taking. Design/methodology/approach – Using a sample of 192 non-finan...
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This study aims to examine the effectiveness of corporate governance mechanisms by analysing the influence of corporate board structure on firm performance. A sample of 224 non-financial publicly traded Italian firms is selected to test the proposed research hypotheses and evaluate the firm’s efficiency by adopting a data envelopment analysis (DEA)...
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The purpose of this paper is to examine whether corporate governance has a mediating or moderating effect on the relationship between capital structure and firm performance. This study employs a quantitative method with a sample of 224 Italian non-financial listed firms from 2013-2017. Collected data were analysed using OLS and GMM estimations to t...
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This paper examines the role of debt financing in the relationship between corporate governance and research and development (R&D) investment using a sample of publicly traded U.S. pharmaceutical firms from 2009 to 2018. The results show a positive and significant association between corporate governance mechanisms (such as board size, board indepe...
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In January 2019, the Italian government approved the corporate insolvency law reform, henceforth the Code of Crisis (CCI). This law reform has brought back to the center of the scientific debate the financial distress and insolvency prediction models. In recent decades, there has been a large number of studies about predicting models variously deve...
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• Purpose. The study examines the role of accounting in the enactment of the Napoleonic imperial project in Tuscany and the Kingdom of Naples in the early 19th century. • Design/methodology/approach. The study adopts the Foucauldian theoretical framework of governmentality and a comparative approach to highlight similarities and differences between...
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We investigate the relationship between family management and innovation investment propensity in family firms through analyzing the effect of two innovation impulses: demand-pull and technology-push. Extending the technology-push/demand-pull framework to the context of family firms, and adopting a direct measure of firms’ innovation investment pro...
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The role of diversity in organizations has been widely discussed in recent decades; nevertheless, both theoretical perspectives and empirical results appear conflicting and inconsistent. Scholars identify many possible reasons such as the definition of diversity, theoretical perspectives, variables, and methodological approaches; this study focuses...
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The paper aims to examine the relationship between Entrepreneurial Orientation (EO), Market Orientation (MO) and performance in University Spin-Offs (USOs). Initially, the paper, assesses the existence of a moderating effect of MO in the relationship between EO and performance, next, it analyses the mediation role of MO between EO and performance....
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The paper is part of what we can call “post New Public Management (NPM) studies” which denounce that the policies of austerity and competition have made local public transport fragmented and less attractive for customers. These studies that indicate the need for greater coordination within this sector as a condition of social and environmental, and...
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The proliferation of bank M&A has been a global phenomenon. In many emerging economies, bank M&A has often been driven by policies for restructuring the banking industry in the hope of improving stability in the financial system. The Pakistan M&A market is relatively new and is characterized by several unique features. In this regards, our study ai...
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The purpose of this study is to make a comparative analysis of banking sector performance before and after the Merger and Acquisition (M&A). The analysis is based on the accounting measures to test the impact of pre and post M&A on the financial performance of banks in Pakistan during the period 2004-2015. The results reveal that liquidity, profita...
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In recent decades, many studies have focused on the issue of diversity in organizations due to the increasing interest on its possible impact on firms' performance and other organizational aspects. Because of the growing globalized markets, greater mobility, and demographic developments which are bringing more people to work with others who differ...
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The transfer of scientific knowledge from the academic context to the market can generate positive effects on the economic system. Universities have mainly carried out these activities by supporting the creation of spin-off firms. Drawing on a resource-based view theory, the aim of this study is to investigate which resources can affect more than o...
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The paper focuses on the effects of technology-push and demand-pull determinants on firm's innovation propensity comparing start-ups and established firms in the specialized suppliers' industry. Specifically, it explores technology-push and demand-pull effects in isolation and in their interaction using a sample of European firms in the period 2007...
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The article uses Latour’s actor-network perspective to explore the role of accounting and the intendants (administrative officials) in integrating the Kingdom of Naples into Napoleon’s empire during the first decade of the nineteenth century. By comparing the ‘action at a distance’ network planned by the French empire and its actual ‘translation’ p...
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The purpose of this paper is to investigate the capital structure of family firms in a context of crisis. Specifically, it aims to discover whether and how the determinants of their capital structure have a different impact on firms’ leverage before and during the recent global financial crisis. Considering the pecking order theory (POT), trade-off...
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This study analyses the external antecedents of board diversity. We use the resource-based view and the agency theory to investigate the impact of institutional and foreign shareholders on national board diversity. Because we highlight that the most used diversity indices neglect the multidimensional aspect of diversity, we refer to diversity profi...

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Research on Original Mathematical- Statistical models for management and organizations