Curriculum Vitae

CURRICULUM VITAE

Dr. Antonio Cordella

PERSONAL DETAILS

Full Name:                     Antonio Cordella

Title:                               Dr.

Position:                         Lecturer at the Department of Management – Information Systems and Innovation Group - London School of Economics and Political Science

Date of Birth:                  10/07/1970

Gender:                          M

QUALIFICATIONS

PhD                                Department of Informatics, School of Economics & Commercial Law, Goteborg University, Sweden

Laurea                            Faculty of Political Science, University of Bologna, Italy

PRESENT AND PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT

2006             Lecturer, Department of Information Systems – Department of Management, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK

2002-5         Temporary Lecturer, Department of Information Systems, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK 

2000-2         Tutorial Fellow, Department of Information Systems, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK 

1997-2000    Researcher at the Viktoria Research Institute, Gothenburg, Sweden

PUBLICATIONS

Journal Papers

  1. Cordella, A., Willcocks, L.“Government Policy, Public Value and IT Outsourcing: The Strategic Case of ASPIRE”, Journal of Strategic Information Systems Forthcoming
  2. Cordella, A., Bonina, C. “A Public Value Perspective for ICT Enabled Public Sector Reforms: A theoretical reflection”, Government Information Quarterly (2012), 29(4), pp.512-520
  3. Cordella, A. “Standardization in Action”, Journal of Actor Network Theory and Technological Innovation (2011) Vol. 3(3), pp.49-64
  4. Cordella, A., Iannacci,F. “Information systems in the Public Sector: the e-Government enactment framework", Journal of Strategic Information Systems (2010), 19(1), pp. 52-66
  5. Cordella, A., Willcocks, L. “Outsourcing, Bureaucracy and Public Value: Reappraising the notion of  the “contract state””, Government Information Quarterly (2010) 27(1), pp. 82-88
  6. Cordella, A. “Information Infrastructure: an actor network perspective”, Journal of Actor Network Theory and Technological Innovation (2010) Vol. 2 (1), pp.27-53
  7. Cordella, A., Cornford, T., and Grillo F. “Evaluating monitoring systems in the European Social Fund (ESF) context”, Evaluation Review, Vol. 33 (5), pp. 419-445
  8. Cordella, A. "E-government: towards the e-bureaucratic form?”, Journal of Information Technology, (2007) Vol 22, 265–274
  9. Contini, F., Cordella A. "Information System and Information Infrastructure Deployment: the Challenge of the Italian e-Justice Approach" Electronic Journal of E-  Government (2007), 5 (1)
  10. Cordella, A. "Dal concetto di infrastruttura a quello di infrastruttura in azione" Studi Organizzativi(2006) Issue 1
  11. Cordella, A. " Transaction Costs and Information Systems: Does IT Add Up?” Journal of Information Technology (2006) Vol. 21 (3), pp. 195-202
  12. Cordella, A., De Michelis, G. "In ricordo di Claudio Ciborra" Studi Organizzativi (2006) Issue 1
  13. Barca, C.,Cordella, A.;  "Seconds out, round two: contextualizing e-government projects within their institutional milieu: a London Local Authority case" Scandinavian Journal of Information Systems (2006) Vol. 18 (1), pp. 37-60.
  14. Cordella, A. "Actor Network Theory per lo studio dei sistemi informativi: dal concetto di infrastruttura a quello di infrastruttura in azione" Sinergie (2005).
  15. Cordella, A. "From Italy to East London" European Journal of Information Systems (2005) Vol.14 (5), pp. 465-466.
  16. Whitley, Edgar A.; Cordella, A.; Kallinikos, J.; (eds). "Personal reflections on Claudio Ciborra's life and work : special issue", European Journal of Information Systems (2005) Vol. 14 (5)

Book Chapters

  1. Rossignoli C., Mola L., Cordella A.“Reconfiguring interaction through the e-marketplace: a transaction cost theory based approach” in Dwivedi, J et al (ed.), Handbook of Research on Contemporary Theoretical Models in Information Systems , (2009) Information Science Reference (IGI Global).
  2. Contini, F., Cordella A. ‘Italian Justice System and ICT: Matches and Mismatches between Technology and Organisation’ in Cerillo A. (ed.) ‘E-Justice: Using Information Communication Technologies in the Court System’  (2008), IGI Publisher.
  3. Cordella A., Willcocks, L. ‘E-Bureaucracy and the New Service Delivery State : Balancing Outsourcing and In-House Operations’ in Contini, F., Lanzara G.,  (ed) ‘ICT and Innovation in the Public Sector: European Perspectives in the Making of E-Government’ (2008) Palgrave Macmilla)
  4. Cordella, A. 'The role of information and communication technology in building trust in governance: Towards effectiveness and results.' In The knowledge economy in development: Perspectives for effective partnerships. Edited by Vitro, R. Inter-American Development Bank. Sustainable Development Department, 2005.
  5. Contini, F., Cordella, A. 'Sistemi informative e infrastratture dell'informazioni: I limiti del caso italiano dell'e-justice.' In Lo studio dei sistemi informativi nelle organizzazioni: teoria e pressi. Edited by Contoni, F. Angeli, 2005.
  6. Cordella, Antonio; Simon, K. 'Infrastructure deployment: Global intent vs local adoption.' In From control to drift. Edited by Ciborra, C. Oxford University Press, 2000, pp. 172-192
  7. Cordella, A., Simon, K. 'Hierarchies, markets and networks in the talk society.' In Informatics in the next millennium. Edited by Ljungberg, F. Studentlitterature, 1999

Reports

1.      Cordella,A., Bonina, C. “E-Government State of the Art: background paper”, OECD 2010

2.      Avgerou, C.; Ciborra, C.; Cordella, A.; Kallinikos, J; Smith, M. 'The role of information and communication technology in building trust in governance: Towards effectiveness and results.' Inter-American Development Bank. (2005).

CONFERENCE PAPERS (SELECTED)

  1. Bonina, C., Cordella, A., “The Internet and Public Bureaucracies: towards balancing competing values”, Internet, Politics, Policy 2010: An Impact Assessment, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, 16-17 September 2010
  2. Cordella, A., J. Hesse, “E-government in the making: socio-economic development in the Akshaya project” Proceedings European Confenre on Information Systems, Pretoria, South Africa, June (2010)
  3. Bonina, C., Cordella, A., “Public sector and ICT: beyond the private sector rationale”, 3rd Latin and European Meeting on Organization Studies (LAEMOS), Sub-Theme 7: Innovating in times of crisis: Unique opportunities or further exploitation, disruption and downsizing?, Buenos Aires, April 7-10, 2010
  4. Cordella, A., Willcocks, L. “ICTs, Marketization and Bureaucracy In the UK Public Sector: The ASPIRE contract”, Proceedings of fourth Global Sourcing Workshop, Zermat, Switzerland, March (2010)
  5. Bonina, C., Cordella, A., “Public sector reforms and the notion of ‘public value’: implications for e-government deployment", Proceedings of the 15th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2009), San Francisco, Ca, 2009
  6. Cordella, A., Mola, L., Rossignoli, C. "Software Market Configuration: A Socio-Technical Explanation", Proceedings ICIS (2009)
  7. Cordella A., Huyskens, C., Loebbecke, C. "Inter-Organizational Knowledge Creation as Strategic Challenge:  Concept and Cases" Proceedings of the Strategic Management society, (2009)
  8. Bonina, C., Cordella A. “The new public management, e-government and the notion of 'public value': Lessons from Mexico” Proceedings of the AIS Special Interest Group on ICT and Global Development Workshop, Paris, December (2008)
  9. Cordella A., C. Rossignoli, and L. Mola, "E-Marketplace and transaction cost theory: a possible interpretative analysis", Proceedings of European Conference on Information Systems, Goteborg , June (2006)
  10. Cordella A., E. Scatolini “E-government and the problem of sense making: the case of an Italian public administration”, Proceedings European Group of Organizational Studies, Berlin, Germany (2005)
  11. Contini, F., Cordella A. "Embedding technology in loosely coupled organisations: the case of the Italian Judiciary", Proceedings  European Group of Organizational Studies, Berlin, Germany (2005)
  12. Cordella, A. 'Standardization in action.'Proceedings European Conference on Information Systems, Turku, Finland, 14-16 June (2004).
  13. Contini, F., Cordella, A. "Information system development in the Italian judicial systems: From automation to contextualization" Proceedings European Conference on Information Systems, Turku, Finland , 14-16 June (2004)
  14. Barca, C., Cordella, A. "Seconds out, round two: Contextualizing e-government projects within their institutional milieu: a London local authority case" Proceedings European Conference on Information Systems, Turku, Finland , 14-16 June (2004)
  15. Cordella, A. "Transaction costs and IT: Unfolding the last undiscovered issues" Proceedings AIDEA, Milano, Italy (2003)
  16. Cordella A., Shaikh, M. "Actor network theory and after: What’s new for information systems research" Proceedings European Conference on Information Systems, Napoli, Italy , 19-21 June (2003)
  17. Cordella, A.,  Grisot, M. "Distributed knowledge across boundaries" Proceedings European Academy of Management, Stockholm, Sweden (2002)
  18. Cordella, A. "Knowledge production vs knowledge management: The case of pharmaceutical R&D" Proceedings European Academy of Management, Stockholm, Sweden (2002)
  19. Cordella, A., Grisot, M. "Distributed knowledge across boundaries" Proceedings European Academy of Management, Stockholm, Sweden (2002)
  20. Cordella, A. "A case study of standardization throughout IT: the combined effect of standardization in action and of the action on standardization" Proceedings International Conference of Management of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland , (2001)
  21. Cordella, A. "Does information technology always lead to lower transaction costs?" Proceedings European Conference on Information Systems, Bled, Slovenia , 27-29 June (2001)
PAST RESEARCH GRANTS

2009             Kazakhstan ministry of Justice, “E-government  best practices: Canada and Mexico ”(£10.000)

2005-6          EU founded project "Evaluation of information systems and monitoring arrangements for the programs supported by the European Social Fund, Principal Investigator, (50.000), with Tony Cornford

2005-6          European founded project AGIS on "ICT for Public Prosecutor's Offices", Principal Investigator, (£17.000), with Jannis Kallinikos

2004-5          "The Role of Information and Communication Technology in Building Trust in Governance:  Towards Effectiveness and  Results (Founded by IADB), Research Project Manager, Principal investigator (£79.000) With Claudio Ciborra, Chrisanthi Avgerou, and Jannis Kallinikos

CONFERENCES ORGANISED

European Conference on Information Systems 2009, Conference Organiser Co-chair, Verona, Italy

Mediterranean Conference of Information Systems 2009,  Track Co-chair (Egovernment), Athens, Greece

Italian Chapter of AIS 2009, Track Co-chair (IS Theory and Research Methodologies), Olbia, Italy

Italian Chapter of AIS 2008, Track Co-chair (IS Theory and Research Methodologies), Paris, France

IADIS – International Association for Development of the Information Society 2008, Conference Committee Member, Algrave, Portugal

European Conference on Information Systems 2008, Track Chair (Strategic Management of IS and IT), Galway, Ireland

First Global Sourcing Workshop Val d'Isere France 13-15 March 2007, Conference Co-organiser, Val d’Isere, Fance

Mediterranean Conference of Information Systems 2007, Faculty Member of the Doctoral Consortium, Venice, Italy

Italian Chapter of AIS 2007, Track Chair (IS Theory and Research Methodologies), Venice, Italy

SSIT 6 - In Celebration of Claudio Ciborra, LSE, 27-28 March 2006, Conference organiser, London, UK

Mediterranean Conference of Information systems 2006, Faculty Member of the Doctoral Consortium, Venice, Italy

GUEST LECTURES (selected)

2008             “A new approach to e-government”, Keynote speech at the Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems, October 23-26, Hammamet, Tunisa

2007             “E-government and bureaucracy: the issue of democracy” Second Facilitation Meeting on Implementing WSIS Outcomes Related to Action Lines C1 and C7eGov, UN, May 24, Geneva, Switzerland

2006             “E-government: a new research frontier” Keynote speech, International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC), August 15, Fredericton, New Brunswick Canada

2006             “E-government and democracy” Sobieski Institute, December 15, Warsaw, Poland

2005             "The Role of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Building Trust in Governance:  Towards Results and Effectiveness”, the Annual Meeting of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), April 7, in Okinawa, Japan

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES

Information systems and innovation group representative at the USSC (2006-9)

Member of The Teaching Committee – ISIG (2006-8)

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND CONSULTANCIES

UN-DESA advisor (main focal point) on the implementation of the World Summit of the Information Society (WISE) action line C7 (E-government strategies)

JOURNAL EDITING AND EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERSHIP

Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal Of Actor Network Theory and Technological Innovation

Guest Editor for the Special issue on Personal Reflections on Claudio Ciborra's life and work. European Journal of Information Systems 14(5), (2005)

With G. DeMichelis, Guest editors, Studi Organizzativi, 

VISITING APPOINTMENTS

2004-5          Visiting, University IULM, Milan Italy

2003-10        Visiting, University of Verona (Master program in Knowledge Management)

2001- 4         Visiting Professor Theseus Institute, Sophia Antipolis, France

2001-3          Research Fellow, Dipartimento di Organizzazione e Sistema Politico, University of Bologna, Italy

1999-02        Visiting  Professor, HEC, Paris, France (Director of the executive program: e-mastering marketing in the digital era)

1999-01        Visiting at the MII (Master in Enterprise Innovation); University of Trento, Italy