Research: Antecedents and consequences of the desire for tightness in organizations
Her research activities focus on the epistemic, motivational, and cultural processes that shape people's attitudes and behaviors in different life domains, particularly within organizational contexts and across different cultures. Her current research examines the causes and consequences of the desire for cultural tightness-looseness within teams and organizations, primarily with respect to power and leadership, self-regulatory focus at work, epistemic motivations, creativity and innovation, and counterproductive work behaviors.
11/2019 - 11/2022
Ph.D. in Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology, and Educational Research -Social Psychology curriculum - Department of Social and Developmental Psychology, Sapienza, University of Rome
Thesis title: Antecedents and consequences of the desire for tightness in organizations.
08/2022 - 11/2022
Winner of a casual work contract at the Department of Developmental and Social Psychology
Title: “Motivational antecedents and organizational consequences of the desire for tightness-looseness in work contexts”.
Winner of the research funding "Progetti per Avvio alla Ricerca - Tipo 1" - Sapienza
04/2020 - to date
Official member of the PsyCorona team (https://psycorona.org/), an international research group with the aim of investigating the psychological factors involved in the responses to the COVID-19 pandemic
Qualification for the profession of Psychology
08/2019 - 10/2019
Winner of a research grant at the Department of Pedagogy, Psychology, Philosophy
Title: "Parental planning, self-objectification, and academic career: a survey on university students"
Scientific Responsible: Prof. Cristina Cabras
University of Cagliari, Cagliari (Italy)
03/2019 - 03/2020
Post-graduate training internship at the Department of Pedagogy, Psychology, Philosophy
Department of Psychology, University of Cagliari, Cagliari (Italy)
Master's Degree in Developmental Psychology and Social-Work Processes with 110/110 cum laude
Thesis title: "Sexually objectifying work environments and consequences on psychological and working well-being".
University of Cagliari
01/2018 - 07/2018
Didactic tutor for the teaching of Language Development and Communication Psychology
University of Cagliari, Master's Degree Course in Developmental Psychology and Social-Work Processes
Bachelor's Degree in Psychological Sciences and Techniques
Thesis title: "Psychological violence at work: a theoretical analysis of the mobbing phenomenon"
University of Cagliari