A Journey Through Possible Views of Relational Logic

  • Marco Pellicano
  • Maria V. Ciasullo
  • Orlando Troisi
  • Gian Luca Casali
Part of the New Economic Windows book series (NEW)


This chapter discusses how the relational logic is one of the most interesting and profitable management paradigms to understand firms’ behaviour and to foster value co-creation processes.

The relational view and the resulting relational inter-subjective dynamics are critical success factors for corporate governance capable to mobilise different involved actors’ resources. However, the importance of a system perspective of relational dynamics is only recently discussed in the current doctrinal debate. Therefore, our goal is to contribute in bridging this gap by reinterpreting, in a system key, the issue of relations. Methodologically, the authors have carried out a review taking a system vision, in order to conceptualize an original interpretative model. The interpretative model that we call “Enterprise Relational Vision” (ERV) is based on the following assumptions (pillars): Relationality and autopoiesis, Dissemination and definition, Sense and cohesion, Training and decision formulation, Co-creation and regeneration, Resources and competitiveness, Leadership and viability.


Relational logic System view Stakeholders Value creation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marco Pellicano
    • 1
  • Maria V. Ciasullo
    • 1
  • Orlando Troisi
    • 1
  • Gian Luca Casali
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Business Science – Management and Innovation SystemsUniversity of SalernoFiscianoItaly
  2. 2.School of ManagementQueensland University of TechnologyBrisbane CityAustralia

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