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Daniele Mascia

Daniele Mascia
Associate Professor

Areas of research: Leadership and team dynamics, Organization and management of innovation, Organization design and change, Organizational social networks


Daniele Mascia is Associate Professor of Organization and Human Resource Management at Luiss Guido Carli University. With a PhD in Management, he previously held appointments at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (assistant professor) and at the University of Bologna (associate professor). He acquired further academic experience as visiting researcher/professor at the University of Sydney Business School, Chalmers University and KTH Royal Institute of Technology, and at USI (University of Italian Switzerland). He is currently research fellow at Foundation IMIT—Institute for Management of Innovation and Technology (Sweden). His research interests include the study of organizational social networks, the analysis of leadership and team processes in the context of organizational change, and the study of learning dynamics in complex organizations. For his research, Prof. Mascia received a number of awards and distinctions from, among others, the Academy of Management and the Operational Research Society. He is evaluator of research projects and individual profiles on behalf of the Italian Ministry of Research and Education, the Swiss National Foundation for Scientific Research and the Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development. Prof. Mascia has been advisor of public and private organizations in the health sector (hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, and medical device manufacturers). 

Main publications (last 10 years)

  • Cifalino, A.; Mascia, D.; Vendramini, E. A. (2020). Goal importance, use of performance measures, and knowledge exchange: An empirical study on general practitioners' performance. HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT REVIEW, p. 117-129. ISSN 1550-5030.
  • Mascia, Daniele; Iacopino, Valentina; Maria Frisicale, Emanuela; Iacovelli, Antonia; Boccia, Stefania; Poscia, Andrea (2020). The Impact of School and After-School Friendship Networks on Adolescent Vaccination Behavior. VACCINES, p. 1-14. ISSN 2076-393X.
  • Profili, Silvia; Sammarra, Alessia; Dandi, Roberto; Mascia, Daniele (2019). Clinicians' ability, motivation and opportunity to acquire and transfer knowledge: An age-driven perspective. HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT REVIEW, p. 216-223. ISSN 1550-5030.
  • Amati, Viviana; Lomi, Alessandro; Mascia, Daniele (2019). Some days are better than others: Examining time-specific variation in the structuring of interorganizational relations. SOCIAL NETWORKS, p. 18-33. ISSN 0378-8733.
  • Iacopino, Valentina; Mascia, Daniele; Cicchetti, Americo (2018). Professional Networks and The Alignment of Individual Perceptions About Medical Innovation. HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT REVIEW, p. 92-103. ISSN 1550-5030.
  • Wilden, Ralf; Garbuio, Massimo; Angeli, Federica; Mascia, Daniele (2018). Entrepreneurship in Healthcare. Routledge, p. 1-240. ISBN: 9781138068407.
  • Mascia, Daniele; Iacopino, Valentina; Cicchetti, Americo (2018). ‘When the Time Comes’: Exploring Temporal Differences in the Adoption of Medical Innovation. STUDI ORGANIZZATIVI, p. 62-87. ISSN 1972-4969.
  • Dello Russo, Silvia; Mascia, Daniele; Morandi, Federica (2018). Individual perceptions of HR practices, HRM strength and appropriateness of care: a meso, multilevel approach. THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, p. 286-310. ISSN 0958-5192.
  • Mascia, Daniele; Pallotti, Francesca; Dandi, Roberto (2018). Determinants of knowledge-sharing networks in primary care. HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT REVIEW, p. 104-114. ISSN 0361-6274.
  • Di Vincenzo, Fausto; Mascia, Daniele (2017). Knowledge development and advice networks in professional organizations. KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT RESEARCH AND PRACTICE, p. 201-213. ISSN 1477-8238.
  • Vu, Duy; Lomi, Alessandro; Mascia, Daniele; Pallotti, Francesca (2017). Relational event models for longitudinal network data with an application to interhospital patient transfers. STATISTICS IN MEDICINE, p. 2265-2287. ISSN 0277-6715.
  • Kitts, J; Lomi, A; Mascia, D; Pallotti, F; Quintane, E. (2017). Investigating the Temporal Dynamics of Interorganizational Reciprocity: Patient Exchange Among Italian Hospitals. THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY, p. 850-910. ISSN 0002-9602.
  • Di Vincenzo, Fausto; Mascia, Daniele (2017). Dalle “guidelines” alle “mindlines”: Knowledge management e progettazione organizzativa in sanità. PROSPETTIVE IN ORGANIZZAZIONE, p. 1-9. ISSN 2465-1753.
  • Gabutti, Irene; Mascia, Daniele; Cicchetti, Americo (2017). Exploring “patient-centered” hospitals: a systematic review to understand change. BMC HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH, p. 364-380. ISSN 1472-6963.
  • Mascia, D; Pallotti, F; Angeli, F (2017). Don’t stand so close to me: competitive pressures, proximity and inter-organizational collaboration. REGIONAL STUDIES, p. 1348-1361. ISSN 1360-0591.
  • Eisenbart, Boris; Garbuio, Massimo; Mascia, Daniele; Morandi, Federica (2016). Does scheduling matter? When unscheduled decision making results in more effective meetings. JOURNAL OF STRATEGY AND MANAGEMENT, p. 15-38. ISSN 1755-425X.
  • Stadtfeld, Christoph; Mascia, Daniele; Pallotti, Francesca; Lomi, Alessandro (2016). Assimilation and differentiation: A multilevel perspective on organizational and network change. SOCIAL NETWORKS, p. 363-374. ISSN 0378-8733.
  • Poscia, Andrea; Maria Frisicale, Emanuela; Parente, Paolo; Ignazio La Milia, Daniele; Mascia, Daniele; Iacopino, Valentina; Cadeddu, Chiara; Kheiraoui, Flavia; Ricciardi, Gualtiero; Boccia, Stefania (2016). Students Social Networks and vaccination: the school-based project “VacciniAmo Le Scuole”. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, p. 476-476. ISSN 1101-1262.
  • Dandi, Roberto; Sammarra, Alessia; Profili, Silvia; Mascia, Daniele (2016). Le sfide della gestione della conoscenza del personale a fine carriera in sanità. ORGANIZZAZIONE SANITARIA, p. 43-59. ISSN 0394-283X.
  • Baraldi, Stefano; Cicchetti, Americo; Cifalinò, Antonella; Mascia, Daniele (2015). Innovazione organizzativa e ruoli emergenti in sanità. McGraw-Hill, p. 1-162.
  • Mascia, Daniele; Dello Russo, Silvia; Morandi, Federica (2015). Exploring professionals’ motivation to lead: a cross-level study in the healthcare sector. THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, p. 1622-1644. ISSN 0958-5192.
  • Gabutti, Irene; Mascia, Daniele (2015). Approcci innovativi per la valutazione dei Direttori Generali: evidenze preliminari per il SSN. MECOSAN, p. 59-79. ISSN 1121-6921.
  • Mascia, Daniele; Di Vincenzo, Fausto; Iacopino, Valentina; Cicchetti, Americo; Pia Fantini, Maria (2015). Unfolding similarity in interphysician networks: the Impact of Institutional and Professional Homophily. BMC HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH, p. 1-8. ISSN 1472-6963.
  • Mascia, Daniele; Angeli, Federica; Di Vincenzo, Fausto (2015). Effect of hospital referral networks on patient readmissions. SOCIAL SCIENCE & MEDICINE, p. 113-121. ISSN 0277-9536.
  • Ruggeri, Matteo; Manca, Andrea; Coretti, Silvia; Codella, Paola; Iacopino, Valentina; Romano, Federica; Orlando, Valentina; Mascia, Daniele; Cicchetti, Americo (2015). Investigating the generalizability of Economic Evaluations conducted in Italy: a critical review. VALUE IN HEALTH, p. 709-720. ISSN 1524-4733.
  • Mascia, Daniele; Magnusson, Mats; Björk, Jennie (2015). The Role of Social Networks in Organizing Ideation, Creativity and Innovation: An Introduction. CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION MANAGEMENT, p. 102-108. ISSN 0963-1690.
  • Mascia, Daniele; Morandi, Federica; Cicchetti, Americo (2014). Looking good or doing better? Patterns of decoupling in the implementation of clinical directorates. HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT REVIEW, p. 111-123. ISSN 0361-6274.
  • Di Vincenzo, Fausto; Mascia, Daniele; Numerato, Dino; Salvatore, Domenico (2014). Le reti sociali e i professionisti in sanità: una review della letteratura. MECOSAN, p. 71-84. ISSN 1121-6921.
  • Mascia, Daniele; Dandi, Roberto; F., Di Vincenzo (2014). Professional Networks and EBM Use: A Study of Inter-physician Interaction Across Levels of Care. HEALTH POLICY, p. 24-36. ISSN 0168-8510.
  • Dandi, Roberto; A., Basiglini; G., Vittori; Mascia, Daniele (2014). Indicatori per il monitoraggio dei dipartimenti materno-infantili. ORGANIZZAZIONE SANITARIA, p. 24-42. ISSN 0394-283X.
  • Mascia, Daniele; Morandi, Federica; Cicchetti, Americo (2014). Hospital restructuring and physician job satisfaction: An empirical study. HEALTH POLICY, p. 118-127. ISSN 0168-8510.
  • Dandi, Roberto; G., Vittori; A., Basiglini; Giustiniano, Luca; Mascia, Daniele; Cicchetti, Americo (2014). L’organizzazione del Dipartimento Materno Infantile. ORGANIZZAZIONE SANITARIA, p. 7-23. ISSN 0394-283X.
  • Lomi, Alessandro; Mascia, Daniele; Vu, Duy Quang; Pallotti, Francesca; Conaldi, Guido; Iwashyna, Theodore J. (2014). Quality of care and interhospital collaboration: A study of patient transfers in Italy. MEDICAL CARE, p. 407-414. ISSN 0025-7079.
  • Mascia, Daniele; Cicchetti, Americo; Damiani, Gianfranco (2013). US and them: A social network analysis of physicians' professional networks and their attitudes towards EBM. BMC HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH, p. 429-437. ISSN 1472-6963.
  • Mascia, Daniele; Di Vincenzo, Fausto (2013). Dynamics of hospital competition: Social network analysis in the Italian National Health Service. HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT REVIEW, p. 234-247. ISSN 0361-6274.
  • Mascia, Daniele; Piconi, Ilaria (2013). Career histories and managerial performance of health care chief executive officers: An empirical study in the Italian National Health Service. HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT REVIEW, p. 71-80. ISSN 0361-6274.
  • Dandi, Roberto; D'Alise, Chiara; D., Mascia (2013). Network professionali e uso delle linee guida: il caso della pediatria di libera scelta. MECOSAN, p. 9-28. ISSN 1121-6921.
  • Pallotti, Francesca; Lomi, Alessandro; Mascia, Daniele (2013). From network ties to network structures: Exponential Random Graph Models of interorganizational relations. QUALITY & QUANTITY, p. 1665-1685. ISSN 0033-5177.
  • Mascia, Daniele; Di Vincenzo, Fausto; Cicchetti, Americo (2012). Dynamic analysis of interhospital collaboration and competition: Empirical evidence from an Italian regional health system. HEALTH POLICY, p. 273-281. ISSN 0168-8510.
  • Di Vincenzo, Fausto; Hemphälä, Jens; Magnusson, Mats; Mascia, Daniele (2012). Exploring the role of structural holes in learning: An empirical study of Swedish pharmacies. JOURNAL OF KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT, p. 576-591. ISSN 1367-3270.
  • Morandi, F.; Mascia, D.; Cicchetti, A. (2012). (Ri)progettazione organizzativa in sanità: il caso dei dipartimenti ospedalieri. MECOSAN, p. 9-25. ISSN 1121-6921.
  • Di Vincenzo, Fausto; Mascia, Daniele (2012). Social capital in project-based organizations: Its role, structure, and impact on project performance. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT, p. 5-14. ISSN 0263-7863.
  • Morandi, F.; Mascia, Daniele; Cicchetti, A. (2011). Il decoupling nelle organizzazioni sanitarie: Il caso dei dipartimenti ospedalieri italiani. MECOSAN, p. 35-50. ISSN 1121-6921.
  • Mascia, D.; Cicchetti, A.; Fantini, M. P.; Damiani, G.; Ricciardi, W. (2011). Physicians' propensity to collaborate and their attitude towards EBM: A cross-sectional study. BMC HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH, p. 1-8. ISSN 1472-6963.
  • Mascia, Daniele; Cicchetti, Americo (2011). Physician social capital and the reported adoption of evidence-based medicine: Exploring the role of structural holes. SOCIAL SCIENCE & MEDICINE, p. 798-805. ISSN 0277-9536.
  • Björk, Jennie; di Vincenzo, Fausto; Magnusson, Mats; Mascia, Daniele (2011). The impact of social capital on ideation. INDUSTRY AND INNOVATION, p. 631-647. ISSN 1366-2716.
  • Mascia, Daniele; Di Vincenzo, Fausto (2011). Co-opetition e performance organizzativa: un'analisi empirica nel settore sanitario. STUDI ORGANIZZATIVI, p. 56-86. ISSN 1972-4969.
  • Mascia, D.; Fantini, M. P.; Pieroni, G.; Longanesi, A.; Montella, M. T.; Raggi, F.; Annichiarico, M.; Cicchetti, A. (2011). Network professionali ed Evidence-Based Medicine: un’analisi empirica. MECOSAN, p. 143-156. ISSN 1121-6921.
  • Mascia, Daniele; Di Vincenzo, Fausto (2011). Understanding hospital performance: The role of network ties and patterns of competition. HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT REVIEW, p. 327-337. ISSN 0361-6274.
  • Piconi, I.; Mascia, Daniele (2010). L’analisi delle migrazioni manageriali nel Ssn: Il caso dei direttori generali. MECOSAN, p. 41-54. ISSN 1121-6921.
  • Dandi, Roberto; Mascia, D. (2010). Le linee guida funzionano se c'è collaborazione. SANITÀ. IL SOLE 24 ORE, p. 24-24. ISSN 1590-0096.
  • Mascia, Daniele; Flavio Mucciconi, Angelo; Di Vincenzo, Fausto; Di Candia, Vito (2010). Collaborazione e competizione nel Servizio sanitario nazionale: evidenze empiriche nella Regione Abruzzo. POLITICHE SANITARIE, p. 235-247. ISSN 1590-069X.