Steering toward the Mainstream: Changing the Research Culture at a Traditional European Business School

Steering toward the Mainstream: Changing the Research Culture at a Traditional European Business School

Pierre Dussauge
Professor of Strategic Management / Former Dean of Faculty and Research - HEC Paris


Professor Dussauge will describe the way in which HEC Paris, which until the 1990s was essentially an elite teaching school, transformed itself to become one of the top management research institutions in Europe. The transformation process involved leadership, incentives and demographics.

June 15th 2018
from 10:30 am until 1:30 pm (with lunch)
Rue Louvrex, 14 - Room 138





.Pierre Dussauge

Pierre Dussauge is a Professor of Strategic Management at HEC Paris and the former Dean of HEC Paris (2011- 2015). He is a graduate of HEC and earned a PhD. in management science from the Paris-Dauphine University.

He was a visiting professor of Corporate Strategy at the Ross Business School of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor from 1991 to 2003 and a visiting professor of Strategy at INSEAD in 2005-2006. He has also had visiting positions and teaching assignments at the Indian School of Business (Hyderabad), at Tsinghua Universty (Beijing), at INCAE (Costa Rica), at the Stockholm School of Economics, at IESE (Barcelona, Spain), etc. Pierre Dussauge was a finalist for the best teacher award in the Michigan MBA program in 1996, 1998 and 1999, and received the best teacher award at HEC in 2002.

Pierre Dussauge is the author or co-author of several books in the field of strategic management, notably: State-Owned Multinationals, J. Wiley & Sons, 1987; Strategic Technology Management, J. Wiley & Sons, 1992; Cooperative Strategy, J. Wiley & Sons, 1999.

Pierre Dussauge is also the author of many articles published in academic or practitioner-oriented journals such as the Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Group Decision and Negotiation, International Studies in Management and Organization, the MIT-Sloan Management Review, Global Strategy Journal, Long Range Planning, European Management Journal, Defense Economics, the Financial Times, etc. Pierre Dussauge was the Editor of the European Management Review from 2002 to 2005.

In addition to his academic work, Pierre Dussauge has been a consultant or a management educator with a number of firms in Europe and in the US.