Assistant Professor of Business Administration
Susanna Gallani is an assistant professor of business administration in the Accounting and Management unit. She teaches the Financial Reporting and Control course in the MBA required curriculum, and in focused executive education programs.
In her research, Professor Gallani focuses on issues related to the design and effectiveness of incentives. In recent work she has studied the role of professional networks as sources of learning and normative pressure in the context of CEO compensation design in public firms based in the United States. Currently she is exploring the drivers and effectiveness of performance measurement systems linked to compensation contracts.
Professor Gallani holds a Ph.D. in accounting from Michigan State University, and a Master in Business Administration from Central Michigan University. Her undergraduate degree in Business Economics is from the University of Trieste, Italy. Before pursuing her doctorate, Professor Gallani was a senior manager at Honeywell, where she was involved in business transformation initiatives.