A thesis from the University of Padua debates the need for investment models that could marry the elements they share with individual companies
Planning for a better growth. This is the key principle for any good company, and also for any true manufacturing culture that, as such, would always keep an eye on how necessary a harmonious development is to organisations. But planning is not a simple matter, especially when investment and recovery are needed before the growth can resume.
These are the topics that Matteo Telatin contended with in his research project discussed as part of the Master’s degree course in Economics and Law offered by the M. Fanno Department of Economics and Management at the University of Padua.
At the beginning of his investigation, Telatin explains: “A few introductory lines are needed to explain the topic examined in this work, the aim of which is to highlight the enormous importance of planning at an entrepreneurial level.” Not only, then, knowledge with a view to decision (deliberation), but also planning with care the steps to be taken both before and after the decision is made.
Hence the importance, underlying Telatin’s research, of the industrial plan seen as “a particularly pliable instrument, as it lends itself to different management contexts.” “Drafting a plan,” Telatin points out, “is useful, if not actually necessary, not only when starting a new activity but also when postulating the revival or recovery of the entrepreneurial formula.” Once having defined the scope of his investigation, the author focuses on “investment and recovery plans,” attempting to determine, after a series of theoretical passages, “some instruments that could also be useful within working practices,” However, Telatin goes beyond the mere identification of possible instruments: indeed, the second part of his research examines a series of concrete cases, anonymised but corresponding to different types of businesses.
Matteo Telatin reaches a twofold conclusion: on the one hand, the need to define a homogeneous model of intervention in corporate planning, but on the other the equally important need to make this model flexible enough so that it can address the diverse variety of companies existing in Italy.
Piani d’Investimento e di Risanamento: aspetti tecnici ed analisi di casi (“Investment and recovery plans: technical aspects and case analyses”)
University of Padua, M. Fanno Department of Economics and Management, master’s degree course in Economics and Law, 2020