The art of motivation in China – a visual guide

July 28, 2014

The students of my course “Global Management Communication”, held in Beijing (China) came up with really interesting visualization on the topic of motivation in an organizational context. Here are some of their insightful drawings:




I didn’t report the names for privacy issues – the drawing were all made by the Central University of Finance and Economics’ students of the 2014 edition of the Summer Program.

What I found particularly intresting in these drawings – in addition to the great sketching skills! – is the emphasis on the “type” of person who should be motivated (age/gender/status)… an aspect that most of our Western theories neglect!


Best Paper award – Frontiers of Business Research in China International Symposium

July 14, 2014

We are very honored to receive the Best Paper award from the Frontiers of Business Research in China International Symposium 2014!


Bresciani, S., Ge, J. & Niu, Y. (2014) Improving Attitude toward Corporate Strategy with Visual Mapping: Scale Development and Application in Europe and China, Frontiers of Business Research in China International Symposium On Business Administration in the Changing Environment, June 23-24, 2014- Beijing, China.

Global Management Communication course at CUFE, Beijing

July 9, 2014

We are ready to start the Global Management Communication course at the Central University of Finance and Economics in Beijing!

Here is the presentation of the course: prezi

and the syllabus: syllabus Global Management Communication 2014

Kolours Summer Party

July 7, 2014

The Summer Party of our non-profit social enterprise Kolours took place last Saturday July 5th.kolours-summer-party2014

If you missed the pool party and eth[n]ic market, you can find Kolours products and future events on our website

Lecturing at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

June 9, 2014

Sabrina Bresciani at IIM Bangalore

A big thank you to Prof. Shainesh and to all the students of the EPGP of IIMB for the wonderful participation during my lecture!


Visual Communication for Managers lecture at IIMB

May 28, 2014

On Wednesday June 4th I will be giving a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) at the Executive Post Graduate Program in Management on the topic of “Visual Communication for Managers”.

The presentation can be viewed at this link:



Doctorate honoris causa to Jimmy Wales, co-founder of Wikipedia

May 27, 2014

The Università della Svizzera italiana has awarded the 2014 PhD honoris causa in communication to Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia and of Wikimedia.

USI Doctorate honoris causa Jimmy Wales

Wikipedia has become the largest encyclopedia int he world, and possible the first result you get on a search engine when looking for something! For this reason the faculty of Communication Sciences of the University of Lugano has decided to award Jimmy Wales a doctorate honoric causa.

In his speech, Jimmy Wales commented on the future expansions of Wikipedia, explaning the importance of having content in the local  langage of people from developing countries, who can now access the Internet thanks to affordable mobiles.




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