Department of Management, Society and Communication

Anna Linda
Musacchio Adorisio
Associate professor

Room: DH.V.2.59

Anna Linda Musacchio Adorisio, PhD., is Associate Professor of the Department of Management, Society and Communication at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark since 2014 and Honorary Professorial Fellow of Queen Mary University of London since 2011. After completing her PhD. (2008) in Communication Sciences at the University of Lugano, Switzerland she has been recipient of prestigious post-doctoral grants from the Swiss National Science Foundation (2009-2010) and the Wallander-Hedelius-Browaldh Foundation (2010-2013) to conduct research at the College of Business of New Mexico State University and at Gothenburg Research Institute, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Her research interests revolve around the role of language and narrative practices in the financial sector. She has used a narrative interpretive lens to investigate the cultural and historical context of the global transformations of the banking industry in the past thirty years, namely deregulation, internationalization and innovation.  She is interested in interpretive methodologies and in the debate over the place of historical methods in business studies. Prior to her Ph.D she has worked in the financial services industry and she has earned professional certification in this sector.

Primary research areas
  • Communication in and around the financial sector
  • Deregulation, internationalization and innovation in the banking industry
  • Narrative research methodologies and historical methods for business studies
Curriculum Vitae
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  • Culture, Identity and Organization (MA International Business Communication)
  • Corporate Communication (HA International Business)

Advisor for bachelor, master theses and business projects in the areas of:

  • Organizational culture and identity
  • International business
  • Global Banking
  • Corporate and Financial Communication
Selected publications

Musacchio Adorisio, A.L (2014) Organizational Remembering as Narrative: “Storying” the past in banking. Organization, 21 (4).

Musacchio Adorisio, A.L., Mutch A. (eds) (2013) In Search of Historical Methods. Journal of Management and Organizational History, 8 (2): 105-110.

Musacchio Adorisio, A. L. (2011) Narratives: A Love Story in Boje D. (ed.) Storytelling and the Future of Organization: An Antenarrative Handbook, Routledge, New York: 201-212.

Musacchio Adorisio, A.L. (2011) Life and Miracles of Bank: Stories and metaphors in-between narrated worlds and acts of narrating. Culture and Organization, 17 (5): 435–447.

Musacchio Adorisio, A. L. (2009) Storytelling in Organizations. Palgrave, London.

Boje, D., Musacchio Adorisio, A.L. (2008) Living Between myths: Experiences at Wells Fargo Bank in Kostera M. (ed.) Mythical Inspiration for Organizational Realities, Palgrave, London: 127-138.

Musacchio Adorisio, A.L. (2008) Living among Stories: Everyday life at Wells Fargo Bank. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 21 (5): 610-621.

Publications List
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Anna Linda Musacchio Adorisio / Language and Narratives in Organizations
In: Handbuch Sprache in Organisationen. ed. /Stephan Habscheid; Andreas P. Müller; Britta Thörle; Antje Wilton. Berlin : De Gruyter 2018, p. 293-304 (Handbücher Sprachwissen (HSW), Vol. 14)
Book chapter > peer review
Anna Linda Musacchio Adorisio / A Constitutive view of Finanacial Communication : A Narrative Interpretive Perspective.
Paper presented at The 31st EGOS Colloquium 2015, 2015
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Anna Linda Musacchio Adorisio / A Constitutive view of Financial Communication : A Narrative Interpretive Perspective.
Paper presented at The 31st EGOS Colloquium 2015, 2015
Anna Linda Musacchio Adorisio / A Narrative Lens for Financial Communication : Taking the “Linguistic Turn”.
In: Studies in Communication Sciences, Vol. 15, No. 1, 2015, p. 77-82
Journal article > peer review
Asgeir B. Torfason; Anna Linda Musacchio Adorisio / Accounting As the Language of Business?
Paper presented at IPA Conference 2015, 2015
Paper > peer review
Anna Linda Musacchio Adorisio / Language and Communication in the Banking Team : Developing a Culture of Responsibility .
Abstract from The 2015 International Communication Association Nordic Regional Conference, 2015
Conference abstract for conference
Anna Linda Musacchio Adorisio / Investor Relations and Narrative Theory : Study Investment Using a Narrative Interpretive Lens.
Paper presented at International Conference on Discourse Approaches to Financial Communication , 2014
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Anna Linda Musacchio Adorisio / Organizational Remembering as Narrative : ‘Storying’ the Past in Banking.
In: Organization, Vol. 21, No. 4, 2014, p. 463-476
Journal article > peer review
Anna Linda Musacchio Adorisio / Tales of the Financial Crisis : Historicizing Narratives of the Global Transformation of the Banking Industry.
Paper presented at The Association of Business Historians 22nd Annual Conference 2014, 2014
Paper > peer review
Anna Linda Musacchio Adorisio / The Other History
In: Communication Director, No. 3, 2014, p. 48-51
Journal article
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