Years at SKEMA Business School: 5
 


Lapo MOLA

Digitalisation
Sophia-Antipolis



CV
Skills & Interests 
Teaching Skills
Operation & Information Systems


Research Skills

Case study method, Grounded theory method, qualitative research

Languages
ItalianEnglish, French,
Expertise
Information Systems

Organization Design

Digital transformation

Digitalization

Platform economy

Digital business models

Block chain

Internet of Things


International Interests
Europe
Qualification 
Scholarly Academic
Academic Degrees 
Ph.D.  IULM University, Milan, Italy, Italy, Milan, Economics of Communication, 2006.
Work Experience 
Head of Distance learning DBA (DDBA), SKEMA Business School (September, 2017 - Present), Sophia-Antipolis, France.
Associate Professor in Information Systems, SKEMA Business School (2014 - Present), Sophia-Antipolis, France.
Lecturer, tenure track , in Oraganization Science and Information Systems, Verona University (2006 - 2009), Verona, Italy.
Intellectual contributions
Articles in Journals 
CARUGATI, A., FERNANDEZ, W., MOLA, L., & ROSSIGNOLI, C. (2018).  My choice, your problem? Mandating IT use in large organisational networks.   Information Systems Journal, 28, 6-47, doi: 10.1111/isj.12120.
MOLA, L., RUSSO, I., Giangreco, A., & ROSSIGNOLI, C. (2017).  Who knows what? Reconfiguring the governance and the capabilities of the supply chain between physical and digital processes in the fashion industry.   Production Planning & Control, 28 (16), 1284-1297, doi: 10.1080/09537287.2017.1375147.
ROSSIGNOLI, C., MOLA, L., ZARDINI, A., & RICCICARDI, F. (2016).  THE ORGANIZATIONAL IMPACT OF SAAS ADOPTION ON CRM APPLICATIONS.   World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development.
Mola, L., Rossignoli, C., Carugati, A., & Giangreco, A. (2015).  Business Intelligence System Design and its Consequences for Knowledge Sharing, Collaboration, and Decision-Making: An Exploratory Study.   International Journal of Technology and Human Interaction, 11 (4), 1-25, doi: 10.4018/IJTHI.201510010.
Buciuni, G., & Mola, L. (2014).  How do entepreneurial firms establish cross-border relationships? A global value chain perpective.   Journal of International Entrepreneurship, 12 (1), 67-84.
Dejaeger, K., Goethals, F., Giangreco, A., Mola, L., & Baesens, B. (2012).  Gaining insight into student satisfaction using comprehensible data mining techniques.   European Journal of Operational Research, 218 (2), 548-562.
Mola, L., & Carugati, A. (2012).  Escaping localisms in it sourcing: tracing changes in institutional logics in an Italian firm.   European Journal of Information Systems, 21 (6), 388-403.
Zardini, A., Mola, L., & Rossignoli, C. (2011).  The Enterprise Content Management can develop the Organizational Value through Knowledge Management.   International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Research, 1 (1), 27-36.
Zardini, A., Mola, L., Vom Brocke, J., & Rossignoli, C. (2010).  The role of ECM and its contribution in decision-making processes.   Journal of Decision Systems, 19 (4), 389-406.
Mola, L., Rossignoli, C., & Carugati, A. (2009).  The strategic mediator: a paradoxical role for a collaborative e-marketplace.   Electronic Markets - The International Journal, 19, 55-66.
Articles in Proceedings 
Kaminska, R., MOLA, L., Richebe, N., & Carugati, A. (in press, 2019).  Understanding the dynamics of digitizing the internal communication: the regulation process of mandated enterprise social networking system (ESNS).   International Process Symposium Pros.
CARUGATI, A., & MOLA, L. (2017).  The Rise of IT Modernization as New Paradigm in IT implementation: The Basic Architecture.   AIM (Association Information et Management).
Mola, L., Vitari, C., Piccoli, G., & Rossignoli, C. (2012).  Antecedents of IT Capabilities in the context of the Digital Data Genesis.   European Conference on Information Systems.
Mola, L., Cordella, A., & Rossignoli, C. (2009).  Software market configuration: a socio-technical explanation.   ICIS (International Conference of Information Systems).
Mola, L., Cordella, A., & Wilcoks, L. (2008).  ICTs, Marketization and Bureaucracy in the UK Public Sector: Critique and Reappraisal.   Global Sourcing Workshop.
Mola, L., Rossignoli, C., & Carugati, A. (2008).  The unexpected destiny of a collaborative e-marketplace: the Agriok Case.   European Conference on Information Systems.
Mola, L., & Gianecchini, M. (2007).  ERP and Organizational Change: Individuals and decision-making processes in the implementation of integrated information systems.   Enterprise Systems pre-ICIS 2007.
Mola, L., Rossignoli, C., & Cordella, A. (2006).  E-Marketplace and transaction cost theory: a possible set of new ideas.   European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS).
Mola, L. (2004).  Integration: The key word for the flexibility of emerging ERP architecture.   FIWIS - The Joint Finnish-Italian Workshop on Information Systems.
Mola, L., & Rossignoli, C. (2004).  E.M.P. as enabler of new organisational architectures: an Italian case study.   E-commerce conference - e-Global.
Chapters, Cases, Readings, Supplements 
MOLA, L., KAMINSKA, R., & Carugati, A. (2019). Changing institutionalized practices when implementing a mandated technology. In Springer International Publishing AG (Ed.), Organizing for the Digital World. Springer International Publishing. 
WALSH, I., & MOLA, L. (2018). Richard Baskerville, optimisation et efficience dans la conduite des recherches et dans les pratiques organisationnelles. Les grands auteurs en SI. EMS Edition. 
MOLA, L., & Russo, I. (2016). From e-Marketplace to e-Supply Chain: Re-conceptualizing the Relationship Between Virtual and Physical Processes. EMPOWERING ORGANIZATIONS (pp. 133-145). Switzerland: Springer. 
Augier, M., & MOLA, L. (2016). Reshaping Organizations with social Networks and Collaboration.. In SPRINGER (Ed.), Blurring the Boundaries Through Digital Innovation (pp. 9-20). Springer International Publishing. 
Mola, L., Zardini, A., & Confente, I. (2015). Communication Web 2.0: An Attempt to Understand the Gap Between Italian Law and Accounting Firms and the International Environment. From Information to Smart Society. Environment, Politics and Economics - Mola L. Pennarola F., Za S. eds (pp. 231-239). Springer International Publishing. 
Carugati, A., Gibson, C., & Mola, L. (2010). Patterns of Technochange Management in ERP Multisite Implementations. In D'Atri, A., Saccà, D. (Ed.), Information Systems: People, Organizations, Institutions and Technologies (pp. 569-577). Berlin, Germany: Springer. 
Bulchand-Gidumal, J., & Mola, L. (2010). Managing IS Services with Something in Between Outsourcing and Insourcing: Buffer Organizations. In D'Atri, A., Saccà, D. (Ed.), Information Systems: People, Organizations, Institutions and Technologies (pp. 425-433). Berlin, Germany: Springer. 
Rossignoli, C., Mola, L., & Cordella, A. (2009). Reconfiguring interaction through the e-marketplace: a transaction cost theory based approach. In Yogesh K. Dwivedi, Banita Lal, M. D. Williams, Scott L. Schneberger, Michael R. Wade (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Contemporary Theoretical Models in Information Systems. Information Science Reference (IGI GLobal). 
Carugati, A., Mola, L., & Rossignoli, C. (2008). E-clubbing: New Trends in Business Processing Outsourcing. In D'Altri A., De Marco M., Casalino N. (Ed.), Interdisciplinary aspects of information systems studies. Springer. 
Conference Presentations 
CARUGATI, A. & MOLA, L. (2019, May). The Business Value of Enterprise Architecture: Lessons from Cisco Systems.  AIM Conference, Montreal, Canada.
MOLA, L. & CARUGATI, A. (2018). The Rise of IT Modernization as New Paradigm for Organizing: The Basic Architecture.  EGOS (European Group on Organization Studies, Tallinn, Estonia.
Chereau, P., Dibiaggio, L., & MOLA, L. (2018). How open open-innovation should be? A knowledge-based framework for governing open innovation-based growth.  colloque international de l'AGeCSO, Paris, France.
CARUGATI, A. & MOLA, L. (2018, May). The Business Value of Enterprise Architecture: Lessons from Cisco Systems.  AIM Conference, Montreal, Canada.
MOLA, L. & CARUGATI, A. (2017, August). The Business Value of Enterprise Architecture: Lessons from Cisco Systems.  AOM (Academy of Management) Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.
Augier, M. & Mola, L. (2015, October). Reshaping Organizations with social Networks and Collaboration.  XII Conference of the Italian Chapter of AIS, Rome, Italy.
Carugati, A., Giangreco, A., Mola, L., & Veira Da Counha, J. (2015, July). Theorizing the diffusion of IT: phases and mechanisms in the diffusion of technological innovations.  EGOS (European Group on Organization Studies, Athens, Greece.
Mola, L. & Russo, I. (2014, September). From e-marketplace to e-supply chain: re-conceptualizing the relationship between virtual and physical processes.  Conference of Italian Chapter of Association for Information Systems, Genova, Italy.
Rossignoli, C., Ricciardi, F., Mola, L., & Zardioni, A. (2014, July). e-Intermediaries network base case study.  EGOS 2014 Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Rossignoli, C., Ricciardi, F., Mola, L., & Zardioni, A. (2014, June). Inter-organizational Networks of e-Intermediaries: An Exploratory Study.  European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Tel Aviv, Israel.
Buciuni, G., Russo, I., & Mola, L. (2013). Reshaping The Interface Between Marketing And Operations in Globalizing Furniture Supply Chains.  IMP - Industrial Marketing and Purchasing Conference, Atlanta, United States of America.
Carugati, A., Mola, L., & Giangreco, A. (2013, July). The role of IT in bridging organizational networks and individual networks: a case study.  EGOS Colloquium, Montréal, Canada.
Mola, L. & Rossignoli, C. (2013, May). Ten Years of Experience: the case of the MAster in Business Intelligence & Knowledge Management.  World Summit on Big Data and Organization Design, Paris, France.
Buciuni, G. & Mola, L. (2012, August). Enhancing SMEs' International Competitiveness through Cross-Border Relationships: a GVC Perspective.  AOM (Academy of Management) Conference, Boston, United States of America.
Rossignoli, C., Mola, L., Ferrari, A., & Zardini, A. (2012, August). Saas Adoption: Critical Factors for CRM Application.  AOM (Academy of Management) Conference, Boston, United States of America.
Buciuni, G. & Mola, L. (2012, July). Reshaping the organizational structure in the global economy: Evidence from the U.S. furniture industry.  EGOS Colloquium, Helsinki, Finland.
Rossignoli, C., Mola, L., & Carugati, A. (2012, July). E-marketplaces and the design of global organizations: A research agenda for the new role of the e-strategic mediator.  EGOS Colloquium, Helsinki, Finland.
Vitari, C., Piccoli, G., Mola, L., & Rossignoli, C. (2012, June). Antecedents of IT Capabilities in the context of the Digital Data Genesis.  European Conference on Information Systems, Barcelona, Spain.
Mola, L., Carugati, A., & Bulchand Gidumal, J. (2011, August). An Empirical Investigation of Internal Markets as a SOurcing Option for the Delivery of IS Services.  AOM (Academy of Management) Conference, San Antonio, Texas.
Mola, L. & Buciuni, G. (2011, July). How does GVC's governance take shape when no big players are involved?  EGOS Colloquium, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Mola, L., Rossignoli, C., Carugati, A., & Fernandez, W. (2010, August). Say Cheese: a Case Study of Modernization in Agribusiness.  AOM (Academy of Management) Conference, Montréal, Canada.
Cordella, A., Mola, L., & Rossignoli, C. (2009, December). Software market configuration: a socio-technical explanation.  ICIS (International Conference of Information Systems), Phoenix, Arizona.
Mola, L., Rossignoli, C., & Carugati, A. (2009, August). Two cases one result: marketplaces become strategic mediators.  AOM (Academy of Management) Conference, Chicago, Illinois.
Mola, L., Rossignoli, C., & Carugati, A. (2008, June). The unexpected destiny of a collaborative e-marketplace: the Agriok Case.  European Conference on Information Systems, Galway, Ireland.
Cordella, A., Mola, L., & Wilcoks, L. (2008, March). ICTs, Marketization and Bureaucracy in the UK Public Sector: Critique and Reappraisal.  Global Sourcing Workshop, Val d'Isère, France.
Mola, L. & Gianecchini, M. (2007, December). ERP and Organizational Change: Individuals and decision-making processes in the implementation of integrated information systems.  Enterprise Systems pre-ICIS 2007, Montréal, Canada.
Rossignoli, C., Cordella, A., & Mola, L. (2006, June). E-Marketplace and transaction cost theory: a possible set of new ideas.  European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Goteborg, Sweden.
Mola, L. & Rossignoli, C. (2004). E.M.P. as enabler of new organisational architectures: an Italian case study.  E-commerce conference - e-Global, Bled, Slovenia.
Mola, L. (2004). Integration: The key word for the flexibility of emerging ERP architecture.  FIWIS - The Joint Finnish-Italian Workshop on Information Systems, Turku, Finland.
Professional Service 
Chair: Conference / Track / Program
2014:  ItAIS Conference (International).
2014:  Track Chair for ItAIS 2014.VII Conference on ItAIS, the Italian Chapter of the Association for Information Systems (International).
2014:  Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems (MCIS) (International).
2013:  Co-track Chair: Track Performance and Control in Information Systems - EURAM 2013 - Istanbul, Turkey (International).
2012:  ItAIS Conference (International).
2012:  Program Chair ItAIS2012 - Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore - Rome 2012 (International).
2012:  Track Chair for ItAIS 2012. VII Conference of ItAIS, the Italian Chapter of Association for Information Systems (International).
2009:  ItAIS Conference (International).
2009:  Session Chair - European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) - 2009 (International).
2009:  Track Chair for ItAIS 2009. VII Conference of ItAIS, the Italian Chapter of Association for Information Systems (International).
2007:  ItAIS Conference (International).
2007:  Track Chair for ItAIS 2007. VII Conference of ItAIS, the Italian Chapter of Association for Information Systems (International).
2005:  ItAIS Conference (International).
Editor: Associate Editor
2015:  From Information to Smart Society. Environment, Politics and Economics" - Mola L. Pennarola F., Za S. eds. (International).   Springer International Publishing. ISBN: 978-3-319-09449-6
2013 – 2014:  Associate Editor for European Conference of Information Systems (ECIS) (International).
Member: Committee/Task Force
2014:  Program Committee Member Information Systems Foundations (ISF) 2014 Australian National University, Canberra (International).
2010:  Member of the Program Committee of MCIS 2010, Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems - Program Administrator - Academic College of Tel Aviv (Israel) (International).
2009:  Member of the Program Committee of MCIS 2009, Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems (International).
2009:  Member of Organizing Committee of the European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) for 2009 - Local Organizer - University of Verona, Italy (International).
2005:  Member of Organizing COmmittee of ItAIS 2005 - Italian Chapter of the Association of Information Systems (International).
Reviewer: Conference Paper
2018:  AOM (Academy of Management) Conference, Chicago, United States of America (International).
2014:  ItAIS Conference (International).
2013 – 2014:  European Conference of Information Systems (ECIS) (International).
2013 – 2014:  ICIS (International Conference of Information Systems) (International).
2013 – 2014:  AOM (Academy of Management) Conference (International).
2012:  ItAIS Conference (International).
2009:  ItAIS Conference (International).
2007:  ItAIS Conference (International).
2005:  ItAIS Conference (International).
Reviewer: Reviewer for a Journal
2018:  Journal of Business Research (International).
2018:  Systèmes d'Information et Management (International).
2014 – 2015:  European Journal of Information Systems (International).
2013 – 2014:  International Journal of Organizational Design and Engineering (IJODE) (International).
2013 – 2014:  Journal of Information Technology (International).
Professional Memberships 
European Group for Organizational Studies, 2011-present
Academy of Management - OCIS Division, 2009-Present
itAIS - Italian Chapter of AIS, 2003 - present
Association for Information Systems, 2002 -present