Alberto Zanutto

Via Inama, 5 - 38122 Trento
tel. 0461 282266
alberto.zanutto[at]unitn [dot] it
Area CUN: Scienze economiche e statistiche (13)
Settore scientifico disciplinare: ORGANIZZAZIONE AZIENDALE (SECS-P/10)

Formazione

Grant research

  • 2008-2013, 2016-2017: Principal Associate Researcher in TREC Project (a regional Citizen’s Electronic Personal Health Record) to support design and access Trentino’s citizens to an institutional web based Personal Health Record, supported by Department of Sociology and Social Research and the Department of Management and Economy of the University of Trento, in partnership with Fondazione Bruno Kessler.

 

Post doctoral research

  • 2006-2008: Post-Doctoral grant on a research program to identify non parity costs in work organizations, in a project called Equal Gelso (Genere Lavoro e Segregazione Occupazionale - Gender work and employment segregation - founded by EFS), supported by Department of Sociology and Social Research, Faculty of Sociology, University of Trento.

 

PhD

  • 2001-2006: Ph.D. in “Information Systems and Organizations”, doctoral program hold by the Department of Sociology and Social Research, Faculty of Sociology, University of Trento, with a dissertation on Innovazioni tecnologiche ed organizzative in telemedicina: il caso dello scompenso cardiaco” (Technological and Organizational Innovation: the case of cardiac disease”.

 

Degree

  • 1993: Degree cum laude in Sociology, at the Faculty of Sociology of Trento, thesis title: Un modello per l’identità adolescenziale: oltre la marginalità e l’integrazione (A model for adolescent identity: over marginality and integration dichotomy).

 

Carriera accademica ed attività didattica

Teaching

Academic level in Italy

  • 2008-now: “Sociology”, BA degree in Nursing and obstetrics, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Verona (24 hours);
  • 2012-now: “Sociology of religions”, Academic Theological School of Trento (STAT), BA degree in private Faculty of Theology (24 hours);
  • 2014-2016: “Sociology of economic processes and health work”, BA degree in Rehabilitation therapist, Faculty of Medicine, University of Verona (20 hours);
  • 2008-2015: “Organization of social services”, BA degree in Social Services, Faculty of Sociology, University of Trento (36 hours);
  • 2005-2014: “Introduction to opportunities of labour market”, BA degree in Sociology, Faculty of Sociology, University of Trento (40 hours - 25 from 2010);
  • 2010-2013: “Economic Sociology”, MA degree in Work, Labour and Information Systems, Faculty of Sociology, University of Trento (48 hours);
  • 2010-2011: “Sociology of Organizations”, MA degree in Nursing and obstetrics, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Verona (20 hours);
  • 2006-2010: “Sociology of Organization”, BA degree in Science of Communication, Faculty of Letters and Philosophy, University of Siena (24 hours);
  • 2005-2006: “Organization of social services”, BA degree in Social Services, Faculty of Sociology, University of Trento (24 hours);
  • 2003-2005: “Sociology of Organizations” BA degree in Culture of Communication, Faculty of Letters University of Aquila (48 hours).

Laboratories for BA students

  • 2005-2012: “Methodology and social research”, BA degree in Sociology, Faculty of Sociology, University of Trento (24 hours);
  • 1999-2005: “Sociology”, BA degree in Sociology, Faculty of Sociology, University of Trento (24 hours);
  • 1996-2002: “Methods, techniques in social research” BA degree in Sociology, Faculty of Sociology, University of Trento (24 hours).

 

Academic Post degree masters in Italy

  • 2012-2013: “Organizational Learning and Communities of practices”, MA degree in “Models and Methods of Tutoring in attachments for health and social professions”, University of Verona (4 hours teaching; 40 hours tutorship);
  • 2011: “Sociology of Organization”, MA degree, 1st level, “Organizational analysis and control of work process for health professions” University of Brescia, Mantova location (13 hours teaching; 40 hours tutorship);
  • 2006-2010: “Sociology of Organization & Aesthetics”, MA degree 1st level “Enterprise Communications”, Faculty of Letters and Philosophy, University of Siena (20 hours);
  • 2006-2007: “Sociology of Organization”, MA degree, 1st level, “Organizational analysis and control of work process for health professions” University of Brescia, class of Mantova (13 hours teaching; 40 hours tutorship);
  • 2006: “Learning Methodology”, MA degree in Research Methodology for Teachers, Faculty of Cognitive Science, University of  Trento (10 hours);
  • 2005: “Sociology of Organization”, MA degree 1st level, “Organizational analysis and control of work process for health professions” University of Brescia, Mantova location (28 hours teaching; 40 hours tutorship);
  • 2005: “Theories of Organizations”, MA degree 1st level, “Institutional Communication and Communication Strategies. Politics and Practices in citizens relationships”, Faculty of Letters, University of L’Aquila (20 hours);
  • 2003: “Sociology of Organization”, MA degree 1st level, “Organizational analysis and control of work process for health professions”, University of Brescia, class of Mantova (28 hours teaching; 40 hours tutorship);

 

Seminars in Italy

  • 2015: “Innovation in social services and generative welfare”. Seminar offered to students of BA and MA in Social Work (15 hours).
  • 2014: “Economic Sociology”. Seminar offered to students of “Organizations and Territory Government” MA degree, University of Trento (12 hours);

 

Seminars abroad

  • 2016: April 26thICS 2016: a workshop on decision processes”.
  • 2015: September 17th: “Mumba Project: Methodology and field constrains”. RITICS Quarterly conference at the Imperial College, London.
  • 2008: “Methodology and Aesthetics: Trento’s Experience”. Foundation group on Aesthetics and Practice, Essex Management Centre, University of Essex (4 hours).
Interessi di ricerca

 

His actual research focuses on the consequences of the implementation of new technologies in organizational settings, with special attention to the field of medical informatics. Other research interests are on social services organization, Corporate Social Responsibility, temporary workers and research methodology. Moreover, he still does research and publishes on youth condition both at regional and national scale.

Attività di ricerca

Most recent research activities

  • 2016-2017: Grant as Principal Research Associate as senior qualitative and quantitative researcher in the project TREC (Citizen’s Electronic Record) to monitor user behaviour supported by Department of Sociology and Social Research and the Department of Management and Economy of the University of Trento, in partnership with Fondazione Bruno Kessler.
  • 2008-2013: Grant as Principal Research Associate as senior qualitative and quantitative researcher in the project called TREC (Citizen’s Electronic Record) to support in design and evaluation of a regional Personal Health Record, supported by Department of Sociology and Social Research and the Department of Management and Economy of the University of Trento, in partnership with Fondazione Bruno Kessler.
  • 2014-2017: Research Associate as ethnographer at the research group “MUMBA: Multi-faceted Metrics for ICS Business Risk Analysis” Project, University of Lancaster, RITICS network (Imperial College, Lancaster University, City University London, Queen’s University Belfast, University of Birmingham;
  • 2013-2014: Management and coordination of the research “AETAS - Active aging, Empowerment, TecnologiA, Salute”, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Department of Sociology and Social Research - University of Trento, Scuola di Formazione specifica in Medicina Generale - funded by Foundation of Cassa di Risparmio di Trento e Rovereto;
  • 2012-2013: Senjor member in the research unit “Mappa dei bisogni”  (Map of needs), GPI-HIT, Social Services Department of Municipality of Rovereto, Department of Sociology and Social Research;
  • 2012-2013: Qualitative research senjor member in the organizational research unit “Klima2012-Organizational wellbeing in Bolzano municipality work force”, Department of Sociology and Social Research;
  • 2012-2014: Management and coordination of the research “SICURTEMP- Safety on workplaces for temporary workers”, Department of Sociology – University of Milano, INAIL of Trentino, Provincial Organization of Health Services (UPSOAL), Employment Agency of Trento, Department of Sociology and Social Research - University of Trento, co-funded by Foundation of Cassa di Risparmio di Trento e Rovereto;
  • 2011-2012: Management and coordination of a research on “Reciprocity values in non profit stakeholders management”, funded by Cassa Rurale di Aldeno e Cadine, Trento;
  • 2011-2015: Projecting, management and coordination of “Permanent Observatory on local needs in Valle dei Laghi, first action “Resources, potentiality and needs of elderly people in Valle dei Laghi”, funded by local bank Cassa Rurale della Valle dei Laghi, Trento;
  • 2011: Management and coordination of the project “Trapped of Flexible risk transitions and missing policies for young high-skilled workers in Europe”, IRS, Department of Sociology and Social Research - University of Trento, Amitié, Institute for Employment Studies e Centro de Estudios Economicos Tomillo S.L., funded by EU-D.G. Employment, social affairs and equal opportunities;
  • 2008-2013: Project management and coordination of TreC project (Cartella Clinica del Cittadino- Citizen Clinic Record), Department of Sociology and Social Research and Fondazione Bruno Kessler of Trento (FBK);
  • 2010: Management and coordination of the project “Supportive Actions to Quality Life and Work for temporary workers”, IRS, Department of Sociology and Social Research - University of Trento, Fores, funded by ESF;
  • 2009-2010: Scientific supervisor of the project “Fragile Users. The social inclusion of vulnerable young people working in Trentino”, Elea, Dream srl, funded by ESF- Autonomous Province of Trento;
  • 2008-2010: Management and coordination of “Reflex”, (organizational analysis of an institutional change from ITC-IRST research organization to Fondazione Bruno Kessler);
  • 2007: Project, management and coordination of an action research O.L.T.R.E. (Organization, Work, Time, Empowerment), Department of Sociology and Social Research and Department of Cognitive Science, funded by ESF;
Appartenenza a società e comitati scientifici

Journal active cooperation

  • 2014: Reviewer in Organizations;
  • 2012: Reviewer in Science Studies;
  • 2010: Reviewer in Studi Organizzativi
  • 2010: Reviewer in Computer Supported Cooperative Work CSCW;
  • 2010: Reviewer in International Journal of Social Research Methodology;
Convegni e conferenze

Coordination of sessions of international conferences with peer reviewed acceptance

12016: Pre-conference workshop A at the ICS National Cyber Security Conference, RITICS: Developing and Maintaining Trustworthy Industrial Control Systems, IET, London.

2015: 5th International workshop on infrastructures for healthcare (IHC): Patient-centered Care and Patient generated Data, FBK and University of Trento.

2014:oriented infrastructures, Faculty of Sociology, University of Trento.

2010: Convenor to “EASST 2010” 2th-4th September – Track n. 26 “The shaping of patient 2.0. - exploring agencies, technologies and discourses in new healthcare practices”, con Peter Danholt, Enrico M. Piras, Cristiano Storni.

International peer reviewed Conferences

  1. A. Zanutto, E.M. Piras, “PHR governance requirements leading to patient selection”, Infrahealth 2017, Arhaus University, Denmark, 22nd-23rd June 2017.
  2. A. Zanutto, “Personal health data and organizational constraints in new health infrastructures: some practices to go through fruitfully”, in Workshop 2 COOP2016-Exploring data-work in Healthcare: making sense of data across boundaries, Trento, Italy.
  3. K. Follis, A. Rashid, J. Busby, S. Frey, A. Zanutto, “On the Role of Latent Design Conditions in Cyber-Physical Systems Security”, SEsCPS 2nd International Workshop on Software Engineering for Smart Cyber-Physical Systems (co-located with ICSE), Austin, Texas, 2016.
  4. A. Zanutto, Karolina Follis, Awais Rashid, Jerry Busby, Sylvain Frey, “From Safety to Security: Organizational Challenges in Industrial Cyber Security”, University of Lancaster, 14th-15th September 2015, Lancaster.
  5. A. Zanutto, “Social work as situated practice”, Università Bicocca Milano, June 6th 2014, Milan.
  6. Attila Bruni, Enrico Maria Piras, Claudio Coletta, Francesco Miele and Alberto Zanutto, Health innovation and the grand challenge of ageing: governing the personal health systems revolution, EASST conference, September 17th-19th 2014, Torun.
  7. Enrico Maria Piras, Claudio Coletta, Francesco Miele and Alberto Zanutto, Exploring health "in the wild". Following patients, medications and health documents outside the clinic, EGOS Conference, July 3rd-5th 2014, Rotterdam.
  8. Claudio Coletta, Francesco Miele, Attila Bruni, Enrico Maria Piras and Alberto Zanutto, Managing Complex Therapies outside Hospitals. An Analysis of GPs’ Perceptions of how to support Medication at Home, 25th European Medical Informatics Conference - MIE2014, August 31st – September 3rd, 2014, Istanbul.
  9. E. Piras, A. Zanutto, It’s like a guardian angel looking at you! Conflicting representations of patient-centered infrastructures by doctors and patients, 4th International workshop on Infrastructures for Healthcare: Action Research, Interventions, and Participatory Design, June 13rd -14th 2013, Tromsø.
  10. Attila Bruni, Claudio Coletta, Francesco Miele, Enrico Maria Piras and Alberto Zanutto, Configuring the Patient through Complex Medication Schemes. 11th ESA Conference, 16RN01, 28-31 August 2013, Torino.
  11. Attila Bruni, Claudio Coletta, Francesco Miele, Enrico Maria Piras and Alberto Zanutto,  Meta-Narratives in Complex Therapy Management Research: a Systematic Review. 11th ESA Conference, 14RN01, 28-31 August 2013, Torino.
  12. Enrico M. Piras, A. Zanutto, Spokepersons, negotiators and actuators. The invisible workers of pervasive healthcare. 7th International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare, 5-8 maggio 2013, Venezia.
  13. E. M. Piras, A. Zanutto, Integration or substitution? evaluation of a personal health record, Nordic Ergonomics Society Conference, Oulu, Finland, 18-21 September 2011.
  14. E. M. Piras, A. Zanutto, Emotions and Personal Health Information Management: some Implications for Design, Mie2011, Oslo, 29-31 August 2011.
  15. E. M. Piras, A. Zanutto, Personal health records: project rhetorics of information system arenas in health care, EGOS Colloquium, Gotheborg, 7-10 July 2011.
  16. E. M. Piras, A. Zanutto e C. Eccher, When work becomes opaque. Nurse at the junctions of medical Infrastructures, 3rd International Workshop, on Infrastructures for Healthcare, University of Copenhagen, 23-24 June 2011.
  17. A. Zanutto, E.M. Piras, Designing a Personal Health Record: supporting normality and managing the exceptional, RN 16 Sociology of health and Illness, ESA Conference, Lisbon, 2-6 September 2009.
  18. E.M. Piras, A. Zanutto, Enrolling citizens through technology.  Laypeople as “junction workers” in new healthcare infrastructures, RN 24 Science and Technology, ESA Conference, Lisbon, 2-6 September 2009.
  19. E. M. Piras, A. Zanutto, Building infrastructures relying on laypeople: the prototyping of a Personal Health Record, Infrastructures for Health Care 2009, Centre for Health and Society (CSS), Copenhagen, 18-19 June 2009.
  20. E. M. Piras,  A. Zanutto, "Acting to align health care systems, politics and technology: building a Personal Health Record", EASST, Rotterdam, 20-23 August 2008.
  21. E. M. Piras,  A. Zanutto, "The (opaque) work of being a patient: aligning citizens to health care system", Egos Conference, Amsterdam, 10-12 July 2008.
  22. E. M. Piras, A. Zanutto, “How organizations learn to cross technologies boundaries: prototype tacit knowledge”, EGOS Conference, Amsterdam, 10-12 July 2008.
  23. A. Zanutto, “When researchers move in group: aesthetic harmonies and discords”, EIASM - Workshop On Art And Aesthetics - Gattières, France, 18-20 July 2007.
  24. A. Zanutto, “Sisyphus and regenerated motivation. Organizational conscience and technological innovation”, EGOS Colloquium, Ljubljana, 1-3 July 2004.
  25. P. Barucchelli, A. Zanutto, “Performing a Script as a Strategy for Distance Learning”, EGOS Colloquium, Lione, 5-7 July 2002.

 

National peer reviewed Conferences

  1. A. Zanutto, “Studiare la Cyber Security Attraverso i Processi Organizzativi: Indicazioni dal Campo”, MCT-ANIPLA Safety and Security, 24th November, 2016, Milano.
  2. A. Zanutto, F. Miele, E. Piras, A. Bruni, C. Coletta, Organizzare la cura fuori dai contesti istituzionali: il caso dei pazienti anziani con terapie complesse, 5th STS Italia Conference, June 12nd-14th, 2014, Milano.
  3. E. Piras, F. Miele, Oltre calcolo e cognizione nella gestione delle malattie croniche. Apprendimento esperienziale ed emozionale in un campo scuola per adolescenti diabetic, X Convegno Annuale AISC 2013, September 19th-22nd, 2013, Napoli.
  4. F. Miele, E. Piras, A. Bruni, C. Coletta, A. Zanutto, La medicina generale come lavoro di configurazione: gestire le terapie complesse nel paziente anziano, X Convegno Annuale AISC 2013, September 19th-22nd, 2013, Napoli.
  5. E. M. Piras, A. Zanutto, Pratiche sanitarie invisibili e innovazione dei sistemi regionali di cura: la cartella clinica del cittadino, Convegno AISRE, Torino, 15-17 September 2011.
  6. E. M. Piras, A. Zanutto, Il cittadino conteso: retoriche di sistema e sguardi sulla quotidianità dell’informazione sanitaria, “AIS-ELO”, Firenze, 8-10 July 2010
  7. A. Zanutto, Ma quanto costa riprodurre le disuguaglianze di genere? L’urgenza del superamento dei costi sociali ed economici della “non parità” di genere nel mercato del lavoro, “AIS-ELO”, Cagliari, 17-20 September 2009.
  8. E. M. Piras, A. Zanutto, Prendersi cura della salute personale: aspetti tecnologici e lavoro “oscuro” dei pazienti, Terzo Workshop Etnografia e ricerca sociale, Bergamo, 25-27 June 2009.
  9. A. Zanutto "Ricerca organizzativa per apprendere, generare il cambiamento e riflettere sulle pratiche di ricerca", "AIS-ELO", Torino, 3-4 July 2008.
  10. A. Zanutto, “Saperi medici e pratiche di cura nei progetti di prevenzione dello scompenso cardiaco”, Società Italiana di Studi sulla Scienza e la Tecnologia, STS-Italia, Cagliari, 9-10 June 2006.
  11. A. Zanutto, “Inventare l’invenzione: genialità individuale e innovazione tecnologica nella relazione user-producer”, AIS-ELO, Bologna, 3-4 February, 2006.
  12. B. Poggio, A. Zanutto, “Alla cassa o nel call center? Prospettive femminili nell’information society”, AIS-ELO, Milano, 21 November 2003.

Other conferences and invited speaker

  1. A. Zanutto, “Il protagonismo dei cittadini”, International eHealth Workshop 2017 – II edizione, Bologna, 19 giugno 2017.
  2. A. Zanutto, “I nuovi modelli familiari e i servizi per minori”, convegno nazionale, Università degli studi di Trento, settembre 2015.
  3. A. Zanutto, “L’inclusione socio-lavorativa dei giovani fragili in Trentino”, Progetto Utenze fragili, Trento, 25 March 2011.
  4. A. Zanutto, “Role of families on coping with demographic change: shaping policies in the local area”, Coping with Demographic Change – Shaping policies, Alpin Space Forum, Innsbruck, 22-23 February 2011.
  5. A. Zanutto, “Border Telemedicine: sociological aspects”, “Telemedicine in Cross Border Countries: experiences and project in the frame of international Cooperation”, Aitm Conference, Bolzano, 31 March 2008.
Altre attività

Other activities

  • 2013 : Guest editor for Science Studies journal in a Special Issue “The shaping of patient 2.0. - exploring agencies, technologies and discourses in new healthcare practices”, with Peter Danholt, Enrico M. Piras, Cristiano Storni;
  • 2013: Reviewer International Journal of Social Research Methodology;
  • 2011: member of Organizational committee of the conference "Personal Health Records and patient-oriented infrastructures, Department of Sociology, University of Trento;
  • 2010: Convenor in “EASST 010” 2-4 settembre – Track n. 26 “The shaping of patient 2.0. - exploring agencies, technologies and discourses in new healthcare practices”, with Peter Danholt, Enrico M. Piras, Cristiano Storni;
  • 2010: Reviewer Computer Supported Cooperative Work CSCW;
  • 2010: Reviewer RicercaAzione, IPRASE del Trentino, Trento
  • dal 2009: President of the "Scuola di Preparazione Sociale" di Trento (Founded by Franco Demarchi)
  • 2007-2012: Consultant of "Commissione Diocesana di Trento per la Pastorale della Famiglia";
  • 2003-2007: Member of "Osservatorio Giovani Iprase", Iprase del Trentino;
  • 1994-2004: Director of the "Scuola di Preparazione Sociale" di Trento;
  • 1999-2002: First President of the "Centro Servizi Volontariato della provincia di Trento" (ex Legge 266/91);
  • 1994-1998: Responsible of research sector of "Istituto Regionale di Studi e Ricerca Sociale" in Trento;
  • 1994-1998: Coordinator of the School "Operatore Socio-Assistenziale" in Trento;
Note

 

After degree he coordinated the School of Social Care Professionals of Trento for four years (1994-1998) and headed the research sector of Istituto Regionale di Studi e Ricerca Sociale (Regional Institute for Studies and Social Research), where he was in charge of managing the education of social workers (both for public and no-profit sector) and conducted research on youth, elderly people, social worker and organizational processes.

After, he worked as a consultant and freelance researcher focusing on organizational innovation and corporate social responsibility. He re-entered the university and enrolled in a PhD program in "Information Systems and Organization" in the Faculty of Sociology of Trento, gaining a PhD in 2006.

In 2006 he obtained a three years post-doctoral grant at the Department of Sociology and Social Research of Trento as part of an European research program on gender segregation in organizations (EQUAL Gelso - Gender, Work, Occupational Segregation), with a special focus on the analysis of non-parity costs; currently he holds a three years grant (2008-2010) in a research program aimed at designing an electronic health record to be used by citizens (TreC Project).

His actual research focuses on the consequences of the implementation of new technologies in organizational settings, with special attention to the field of medical informatics. Other research interests are on social services organization, Corporate Social Responsibility, temporary workers and research methodology. Moreover, he still does research and publishes on youth condition both at regional and national scale.

He held courses of “Business organization” and “Sociology of organization” in several universities like University of L'Aquila, University of Siena, University of Verona and University of Milano-Brescia. From 2009, he has taught "Organization of Social Services" in BA of Social Services at the University of Trento. From 2010 he teaches "Economic Sociology" at the MA on Labour, Organizations and Information Systems at the University of Trento.

He is member of the Research Unit on Communication Organizational Learning and Aesthetics based in the Department of Sociology and Social Research of the University of Trento (http://www.unitn.it/en/sociologia/9603/about-faculty).