Valentina Della Corte

Valentina Della Corte
University of Naples Federico II | UNINA · Department of Economics, Management and Institutions

Business Economics and Management

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Introduction
My research is focused on strategic management and in particular on resource-based theory, on corporate finance and its relations with firm’s strategies, business networks and coopetition, dynamic capabilities, value creation and appropriation both intra-firm and inter-firm. I am promoter of several research projects with many foreign universities.
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March 1994 - September 2018
University of Naples Federico II
Position
  • Professor (Full)
Description
  • I have always worked at Federico II University, but with relevant periods abroad, both in Europe and US. My main research area is strategic management and marketing: Resource-based Theory, inter-firm collaboration, tourism business, heritage, agrifood.

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Publications (157)
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Various individuals, community organizations and institutions must be involved in planning and developing a cure for the COVID-19 flu pandemic. In addition to governmental organizations, those who need to be involved in the process are responsible for implementing pandemic plans. There should be a balance between centralized national control and re...
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Purpose-This study aims to examine the factors influencing tourists to share their travel experiences on social media (SM). Design/methodology/approach-An online questionnaire was administered to 1,280 American travelers, and the data were analyzed using partial least squares structural equation modeling (PLS-SEM). Findings-The PLS-SEM results...
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The aim of this study is to understand whether the current literature deals with the general issue of stakeholder value creation and of specific marketing activities for human resources and if they can generate value for different stakeholders. In order to achieve this goal, the paper uses a bibliometric analysis that determines the conceptual stru...
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The purpose of this paper is to investigate the impact of a global pandemic, Coronavirus (COVID-19), on travel behavior by integrating crisis management with other behavior variables. Online surveys via the Amazon Mechanical Turk website were used for data collection. A total of 1978 responses were collected from 19 countries (September, 2020); 160...
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In recent years, the air transport sector has played a significant role in the economy of the areas served. The demand for air travel has doubled every fifteen years and has grown faster with respect to other industries. This is also due to the introduction of low-cost airlines (LCA). In the coming decades, more efficient management of airports wil...
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Over the years, literature on the topic of destination resilience has gained increasing attention in different fields (strategic management; sociology; etc.). Therefore, the potentiality of resilience in the tourism field has stimulated the definition and the implementation of strategies, policies, and activities addressed to mitigate risks and sei...
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Preferred Citation ... .... ...... ...Valentina, Della, Corte. Giovanna, Del, Gaudio. Giuliana, Nevola. Krishnan, Umachandran. & Alaa, El, Din, Mahmoud. (2021). The role of the university in industry networking through academic spin-offs , Chapter 7 in Book, Dickson, Adom. Joshua, Ebere, Chukwuere. & Krishnan, Umachandran. (2021). Innovations in Te...
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Purpose This study aims to focus on inter-firm collaboration, exploring the main capabilities that can make a business more or less open to collaboration; it also considers the role of both firm-specific and relationship-specific capabilities. The paper proposes a model that can be used to study how the combination of the two categories of capabili...
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The tourism sector is characterized by high labour demand and education plays a key role. The competitive feature of the tourism sector requires highly skilled and specialized human resources. Higher education institutions have to guarantee new innovative teaching ways in collaboration with hospitality firms. Professionalizing courses seem to be th...
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The pandemic emergency has shifted the attention from a tourism focused on economic growth to a tourism focused on social wellbeing (Everingham & Chassagne, 2020). Destinations are required to answer new emerging needs in terms of health and safety without precluding the emotional side of the leisure travel experience. One of the ways destinations...
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Background Meat production has always attracted the attention of animal welfare organizations and production processes often raise ethical concerns. Scope and approach By conducting a bibliometric analysis of Kosher meat production according to deep-rooted Jewish tradition, the aim of this paper is to emphasize the sustainable aspects of the produ...
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This work aims to investigate the pivotal of innovation in times of crisis in the tourism sector. Different theories and main theoretical frameworks are considered. In order to proceed with an accurate analysis, the paper matches both the conceptual analysis and the bibliometric one. A bibliometric analysis is conducted making an excursus of the an...
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Pandemic has been affecting learning and teaching process since March 2020. Innovation is playing a key role, converting the health emergency as an opportunity to implement new teaching tools, and to encourage higher education institutions to apply digital tools (on line platforms, recording on line lessons, on line quizzes, dissemination of semina...
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The object of this work is to analyse the impact of innovative teaching and educative activities on learning outcomes of young university students. Through a literature review, we find out the main gaps in the literature on the topic. We take in consideration the European learning outcome framework and its evolution (Nusche, 2008; Nortvig, Petersen...
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The objective of this paper is to highlight the link between the development of the transport system and the trust that citizens place in institutions' initiatives. A theoretical model has been specified according to which perceived power and knowledge of the transportation system influence the perceived benefits of local policies as well as the aw...
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Online learning is getting popular among students at a rapid pace. From the year 2002 to 2014, the number of online learners more than tripled, from 1.6 million to 5.8 million in the United States. The popularity of online learning is attributed mostly to the flexibility it provides for learners and the convenience of not having to commute or trave...
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This research establishes the theoretical link between the development of tourism and citizens' trust. The research is grounded in political economy of state intervention in tourism and draws from social exchange theory to build the theoretical model. The latter incorporates variables such as trust, power, knowledge, and benefits and costs of touri...
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This paper investigates the role of open innovation in the success of restaurants. Our research questions are as follows. Is open innovation a rational strategy for a small restaurant to attract and maintain customers? Which open innovation strategies should a small restaurant use? We constructed our research model of open innovation ecosystem of r...
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Penelitian yang dilakukan oleh Valentina Della Corte dan Massimo Aria (2016) ini mengangkat topik tentang hubungan antara koopetisi dan kompetisi terhadap keunggulan kompetitif berkelanjutan. Pada penelitian terdahulu, kebanyakan kontribusi dalam manajemen stratejik memperlakukan konsep kompetisi berlawanan dengan kooperasi ketika berfokus pada sum...
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This work aims to investigate the key role of local community through volunteerism experience in small-scale sport events and the impact that the community engagement in small sport events can have on the local destination in terms of sustainable tourism. To do this analysis, the authors take into consideration the triple bottom line approach. Give...
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Accelerated (manmade) climate change, and its accompanying waste and resource depletion are triggering an unprecedented serious human and ecological crisis. As a result, climate scientists are increasingly stressing the urgent need for human behaviours associated with consumption to significantly change before the planet reaches an ecological tippi...
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The aim of this chapter is to study the main impacts of social media on business value and performance. ICT can be a resource in resource-based perspective, becoming itself a possible source of competitive advantage (in terms of performance and value creation). A proactively tailored organization strategy can drive the people, processes, and system...
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This study evaluates bibliometric analysis of sustainable tourism in the open innovation realm, depicts emerging themes, and offers critical discussion for theory development and further research. Through the use of bibliometrix, this paper investigates the amount of studies conducted in this area and verifies if such studies have represented a con...
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Online learning is getting popular among students at a rapid pace. From the year 2002 to 2014, the number of online learners more than tripled, from 1.6 million to 5.8 million in the United States. The popularity of online learning is attributed mostly to the flexibility it provides for learners and the convenience of not having to commute or trave...
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The world is shrinking now more than ever due to new scientific and technological breakthroughs that expand the boundaries of human knowledge, resulting in improvements in transportation, communication, space exploration and educational technologies. Today’s students will compete in a technological, diverse, multi-cultural world and must be prepare...
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Solving a multitude of today's global challenges takes and needs rapid advances in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Humanities, and Mathematics (STEAM) disciplines. The world is looking for ever more scientists and engineers skilled at their profession. In reality, however, due to perceived difficulty of these subjects and frustrations in...
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The paper focuses on the topic of the relationship between coopetition and innovation as well as on their impact on competitive advantage. Before getting to the central issue, a literature review on the topic of coopetition is carried out, in order to catch the existing gaps as well as to single out the paths for future development on the topic. St...
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The paper, through and extended literature review, based on bibliometrics and conceptual reasoning, analyzes the main models of coopetition, in order to verify the link between coopetition and innovation, getting to proposal that can be useful for further research.
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Industry 4.0 can be considered the 21st century's industrial revolution and will soon be the new form of manufacturing delight. The definitive customer would experience manufacturing requests determined by artificial intelligence, machine learning, and automated technologies linked with data science support for gauging customer necessities. Phenome...
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Purpose Increased awareness about the importance of a safe, healthy nutrition has changed human interactions with food and increased worldwide demand for high quality and ethical food. In this respect, the purpose of this paper is to highlight the concept of ethical food and the nature of kosher food production, assessing common traits and the mai...
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https://www.igi-global.com/chapter/industry-40/211744 ............. Industry 4.0 can be considered the 21st century's industrial revolution and will soon be the new form of manufacturing delight. The definitive customer would experience manufacturing requests determined by artificial intelligence, machine learning, and automated technologies linke...
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The aim of this research is to illustrate that in event planning and organization several actors are involved and each of them in specific local communities plays a key active role in the event's success. Event managers and socioinstitutional actors are increasingly looking at events as a mechanism to enhance tourism development in the regions wher...
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Purpose Over the past few years, several scholars have focused on innovation strategies with specific regard to family food firms. In line with this research stream, the purpose of this paper is to understand how family food firms with long-standing traditions can implement innovative productions while remaining anchored to the past. Design/method...
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http://ciet.oss.unist.hr/sites/default/files/pictures/CIET%202018%20Conference%20Proceedings.pdf Pp.487-497 ........................... The drive to develop towards Industry 4.0 requires appropriate infrastructure and upgraded educational programmes in order to harness the full potential of its smart products, services and job opportunities in the...
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Presentation was created for CIET 2018, Split, Croatia. ........... http://ciet.oss.unist.hr/sites/default/files/pictures/Programme_Friday_Morning2.pdf pp.3.............. Track 3, Room 108, 11.15-12.45 pm, EE & IT, ID 11
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The drive to develop towards Industry 4.0 requires appropriate infrastructure and upgraded educational programmes in order to harness the full potential of its smart products, services and job opportunities in the future. Existing manufacturing infrastructure include the following: planning and technical development segments; materials and procurem...
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Innovation addresses major barriers to progress by migratory research through collaborative, interdisciplinary developmental initiatives. Critical thinking along with in hands on skills to create, design involves a process of problem solving hypothesis and elaboration followed by creative and systemic action. Innovation is inter-disciplinary embodi...
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This paper has a double challenge: (a) focusing on distrustful situations in interfirm collaboration; (b) clarifying the concept and role of destination governance, with specific attention to the situations of distrust or difficult processes of trust building between potential or actual partners. These objectives are verified in an empirical settin...
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Industry 4.0 can be considered the 21st Century’s Industrial Revolution and will soon be the new form of manufacturing delight from the previous three industrial revolutions characterized by machines, electrical power, and information technology. The definitive customer would experience manufacturing requests determined by artificial intelligence,...
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This paper aims at analysing conceptually spiritual leadership in the organizational field. First, we identify if a relation between spirituality and leadership can exist and then if and how this influences employer/employees reciprocal behaviour. In the early years, the focus has changed, trying to deepen the differences between religion and spiri...
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In the latest years, the smart city theme has been widely discussed in both city planning and academic studies from various perspectives, i.e. technology, sustainability, management and tourism. This is mainly due to the urgency of rethinking the city because of the rapid population growth and the urbanization increase. These challenges are trigger...
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e-commerce is a supply chain platform where buying and selling of products and services are carried out over the Internet. An e-commerce transaction can be between enterprises, households, individuals, governments, and other public or private organisations (UNCTAD, 2016). The combination of automation and digitalization is revolutionizing manufactu...
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Literature on entrepreneurial creativity has been widely developed in the last decades, with attention both to the process and to its origins and antecedents. The aim of this paper is to systematize the literature on the topic, in order to better clarify the concept of entrepreneurial creativity in its main features and components.The issue still s...
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This Management and Organization Review (MOR) special issue on ‘ Coopetition and Innovation in Transforming Economies ’ aims to explore key features of the strategic relationship between coopetition and innovation in transforming economies. It is generally accepted that innovation can be a fundamental driver for economic growth, new sources of empl...
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The aim of this paper is to analyze the meanings and the contents of innovation and its role in museums and heritage sites’ management to create higher levels of competitiveness. Through a complex framework, we investigate the key role of innovation in determining the competitive advantage. We propose a theoretical model to study smart and open inn...
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This Management and Organization Review (MOR) special issue on ‘ Coopetition and Innovation in Transforming Economies ’ aims to explore key features of the strategic relationship between coopetition and innovation in transforming economies. It is generally accepted that innovation can be a fundamental driver for economic growth, new sources of empl...
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Inter-firm relationships in the arena of tourist destinations. The role of destination governance The aim of this paper is to examine the role of destination governance in favouring the inter-firm business relationships in the specific context of tourist destinations, both from a theoretical and from an empirical point of view. Particularly, the pa...
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The purpose of this work is to enrich the body of knowledge on destination branding by understanding its relationship with the tourists’ perceived images and associations, in order to boost promotion strategies and to enhance the popularity/attractiveness of the destination itself. The contemporary socioeconomic and technological trends, as well as...
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Smart cities and destination management: Impacts and opportunities for tourism competitiveness In this work, we point out the need for integrating tourist development and smart urban management, which directly influence technology, policy context, people, communities and the natural environment. The Smart City theme has been widely discussed and de...
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A methodological blueprint for measuring the unconscious dimension of a destination brand: A three region exemplar approach When measuring the brand equity of a product one would usually assess its brand image through the stakeholders or owners/directors of the company, and at the same time measure the brand perception of its staff and clients (pot...
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Street art and tourism: An alternative tourist business and the potential development of the city of Naples' tourist offer Street art phenomenon is widely recognized as a proper form of art, after a long debate about its nature. Consequently, it has been involved in the main tourist offer of many destinations such as Sydney, Berlin, and Sao Paulo....
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This research paper focuses on coopetition among small and medium tourism enterprises (SMEs), and has two objectives. First it makes a theoretical contribution by establishing a model of variables that induce coopetition, the degrees to which coopetition exists and the relationship between those variables and firm performance. Second, it tests the...
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This Management and Organization Review (MOR) special issue on ‘ Coopetition and Innovation in Transforming Economies ’ aims to explore key features of the strategic relationship between coopetition and innovation in transforming economies. It is generally accepted that innovation can be a fundamental driver for economic growth, new sources of empl...
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p>This paper aims at exploring the link between internationalization strategies and local identity. More precisely, this study analyzes how firms manage this relationship, understanding if a firm can express the local identity and to what extent this latter can be extended through without jeopardizing the essential soul of its products/services. Th...