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Patrizia Vecchi

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Patrizia Vecchi

Assistant Professor in Organisational Behaviour

BA (University of Modena), MS, PhD (Washington University in St Louis)

Research interests

Interpersonal relationships in organisations; social networks; interpersonal cognition; interpersonal and group processes; teamwork.

Subject group: Organisational Behaviour

Professional experience

Patrizia has taught professionals and executives around the world in topics such as negotiation, power and politics, social networks, and leading change. At Cambridge Judge Business School, Patrizia has taken over the academic directorship of the highly successful Cambridge Rising Women Leaders Programme, established by Professor Sucheta Nadkarni, which is centred around the unique challenges that women face as they rise as leaders in organisations and the factors that enhance their credibility and effectiveness as leaders. Besides teaching on the Cambridge Rising Women Leaders Programme, Patrizia teaches Negotiation in the Executive MBA programme, Power & Politics in the Cambridge Senior Management Programme, and various sessions designed to help leaders to have an impact in their organisations in other flagship Executive Education programmes.

Awards & honours

  • Cambridge Judge Business School Teaching Award, 2021 and 2022

Selected publications

Marineau, J.E., Labianca, G.(J.), Brass, D.J., Borgatti, S.P. and Vecchi, P. (2018) “Individuals’ power and their social network accuracy: a situated cognition perspective.” Social Networks, 54: 145–161 (DOI: 10.1016/j.socnet.2018.01.006)

Contact details

Patrizia Vecchi
Cambridge Judge Business School
University of Cambridge
Trumpington Street
Cambridge CB2 1AG

Tel: +44 (0)1223 765485

[email protected]