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Michael Segalla is Professor of Management at HEC Paris in Jouy-en-Josas, France. He is Franco-American, earned a Masters in Political Science and International Relations and a Ph.D. in Organisational Studies and Labour Relations (University of Iowa). He taught Management, Human Resource, Organisational Behaviour, and Industrial Relations at McGill University in Montreal, City University of New York in New York City, and was a faculty member of the City University of New York - Cornell University Masters of Science in Industrial Relations. He was a visiting scholar at the ILO in Geneva in 1985 and a visiting professor at the University of Florida in 1998-99. In 1991 he was awarded a Franco-American Commission for Education Exchange Inter-foundation Grant. For many years he was the coordinator of the CEMS Organisational Behaviour Inter-Faculty Group. Some of his key projects and achievements over the past decade include:
- 2012 - certified by the French Comité du secret statistique, for access to the DADS national database.
- 2012 - earned the HEC Paris "Top Ten" Award for research productivity during 2009-2011 period.
- 2012 - interviewed on China Radio International, 10 August 2012, (world-wide transmission) by Zhao Yang, and Robert Costelloe, Broadcast Journalists, China Radio International on the topic of "Brain Drain in the EU".
- 2012 - Presented with the 2012 Honour Award, Luxembourg Awards Human Resources 2012. HR ONE, 10th Anniversary GALA.
- 2012 - CWT 78 Bizdays mobile app released on Apple Store and the 78 Bizdays website. The app helps find the best day and hour for international conferences and is based on my HBR article "Why Mumbai at 1 PM Is the Center of the Business World".
- 2013 - Invited to join the Tocqueville Foundation of France to assist in the creation of an International Philanthropy Prize design to encourage university students to make individual and collective contributions to civil society.
He is co-editor of European Cases of Organisational Behaviour and Change (1996, Sage) and has published articles in International Studies Quarterly, The Arbitration Journal, La lettre de l'European Financial Marketing Association, Relations Industrielles - Industrial Relations, Die Bank - Zeitschrift für Bankpolitik und Bankpraxis, Revue Française de Gestion, Journal of Managerial Psychology, The Financial Times, Les Echos, the European Management Journal, Academy of Management Perspectives, and in several editions of the Harvard Business Review.
"Is extra legroom worth fighting for ?", Harvard Business Review, November 2014, vol. 92, n° 11, pp. 30 (in coll. with D. ROUZIES, C. CIOBANU, V. LEBUNETEL).
"Sales-Marketing Interface in Saudi Arabia: A Commentary", Journal of Business Research, September 2012, vol. 65, n° 9, pp. 1298-1300 (in coll. with D. ROUZIES).
"Die Globale Telefonkonferenz", Harvard Business Manager, 2010, n° 11 (in coll. with K. Sandner).
"Faith in Firms - As Low As You'd Expect", Harvard Business Review, January-February 2010, pp. 22-23.
"Find the Real Power in Your Organization", Harvard Business Review, May-June 2010, pp. 800-801.
"Wer die wahre Macht hat", Harvard Business Manager, 2010, n° 201008014.
"Why Mumbai at 1 pm is the Center of the Business World", Harvard Business Review, October 2010, pp. 38-39.
"Wie in Europa Führungskräfte entlassen werden", Harvard Business Manager, November 2009, n° 200911006, pp. 6-9 (in coll. with G. Jacobs).
"Will you cite me? The emerging strategy of academic publishing", European Journal of International Management, 2009, vol. 3, n° 4, pp. 411-418.
"Publishing in the right place or publishing the right thing: journal targeting and citations' strategies for promotion and tenure committees", European Journal of International Management, 2008, vol. 2, n° 2, pp. 122-127.
"A Cross-National Investigation of Incentive Sales Compensation", International Journal of Research in Marketing, December 2006, vol. 23, n° 4, pp. 419-433 (in coll. with D. ROUZIES, M. Besson, B. Weitz).
"An international study of dysfunctional e-mail usage and attitudes among managers", International Journal of Human Resources Development and Management, 2005, vol. 5, n° 4, pp. 425-436.
"Cultural Impact on European Staffing Policies in Sales Management", International Journal of Research in Marketing, March 2003, vol. 20, n° 1, pp. 67-85 (in coll. with D. ROUZIES, B.A. Weitz).
"Cultural Influences on Employee Termination Decisions: Firing the Good, Average, or the Old", European Management Journal, February 2001, vol. 19, n° 1, pp. 58-72 (in coll. with G. Jacobs-Belschak, C. Müller).
"Culture and Career Advancement in Europe: Promoting Team Players vs. Fast Trackers", European Management Journal, February 2001, vol. 19, n° 1, pp. 44-57 (in coll. with D. ROUZIES, M. Flory).
"Symbolic vs. Functional Recruitment: Cultural Influences on Employee Recruitment Policy?", European Management Journal, February 2001, vol. 19, n° 1, pp. 32-43 (in coll. with A. Sauquet, C. Turati).
"Understanding Values and Expectations of Foreign Employees Creates a Better Company", European Management Journal, February 2001, vol. 19, n° 1, pp. 27-31.
"Kritische IIRM-Entscheidungen in östereichischen Banken - Ergebnisse einer internationalen Studie", Journal für Betriebswirtschaft, 2000, vol. 50, n° 6 (in coll. with C. Müller, K. Sandner).
"Making Cross-cultural Research Relevant to European Corporate Integration: Old Problem - New Approach", European Management Journal, February 2000, vol. 18, n° 1, pp. 38-51 (in coll. with L. Fischer, K. Sandner).
"Factors for the Success or Failure of International Teams: The Special Case of International Research Projects", Journal of Managerial Psychology, 1998, vol. 13, n° 3/4, pp. 133-136.
"La gestion des ressources humaines en Europe : une divergence des pratiques ?", Revue Française de Gestion, January-February 1998, n° 117, pp. 18-29 (in coll. with C.-H. BESSEYRE DES HORTS).
"Personalpolitik europäischer Banken", Die Bank - Zeitschrift für Bankpolitik und Bankpraxis, January 1996, n° 1, pp. 10-14 (in coll. with T. Hussain).
"Industrial Conflict in Developed and Developing Countries: Extending a Western Strike Model", Relations Industrielles - Industrial Relations, Spring 1995, vol. 50, n° 2, pp. 393-419.
"Cultural Organisational, and Economic Factors Influencing Managers in the European Finance Industry", La Lettre de l'EFMA, May 1994, n° 149, pp. 4-5.
"Ressources humaines : la mauvaise capitalisation des banques européennes", La Lettre de l'EFMA, July 1992, n° 118, pp. 1-4.
"Speed, cost, and fariness of complex commercial arbitrations: the search for a holy grail", The Arbitration Journal, December 1991, vol. 46, n° 4, pp. 12-22.
"Rejoinder", International Studies Quarterly, March 1979, vol. 23, n° 1, pp. 164-166.
"What foreign policy-makers want from foreign policy researchers: an empirical survey of governement sponsored external research on foreign affairs", International Studies Quarterly, September 1978, vol. 22, n° 3, pp. 435-461 (in coll. with J. Martin Rochester).
Organizational Behaviour and Change in Europe - Case Studies,, Sage Publications, 1996 (in coll. with F. CHEVALIER).
Chapters in Edited Books
"Socialisme capitaliste : la création d'une concurrence sociale efficace in France", in Encyclopédie des Ressources Humaines, J. Allouche (Ed.), Vuibert, 2012, 1321-1326.
"Evaluation commerciale : les défis européens", in L'art du management, Leadership, Performance, Développement durable, B. Ramanantsoa (ed.), Pearson Education France, 2008 (in coll. with D. ROUZIES).
"E-Mails : le comportement des managers européens", in L'Art du Management 3, Dunod, Paris, 2005, 458-462.
"Le savoir tacite dans un contexte culturel", in L'Art du Management 3, Dunod, Paris, 2005, 421-426 (in coll. with A. Sauquet, P. Ploszajski).
"Eine vergleichende Studie von Personalentscheidungen im Banksektor", in Kulturelle Unterschiede der Gerechtigkeitswahrnehmung europäischer Manager, Lit Verlag, Münster, Hamburg, London, 2000, 7-16.
"L'européanisation des forces de vente", in L'art du marketing, Village Mondial, Financial Times, Les Echos, 1999, 178-180 (in coll. with D. ROUZIES).
"National Cultures, International Business", in Mastering Global Business, The Financial Times - FT Pitman Publishing, 1999, 186-191.
"Crédit Lyonnais : The Internationalisation of a French Bank", in European Cases of Organisational Behaviour and Change, F. Chevalier, M. Segalla (Eds), Sage Publications, 1996 (in coll. with F. CHEVALIER).
"Managing Innovative Technologies", in The Management of New Technologies for Global Competitiveness, C. Madu (Ed.), Quorum Books, Westport, 1993, 261-27 (in coll. with Yg. Osigweh, A. Chimezie).
"Agricultural districting New York State", in National Agricultural Lands Study, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington D.C., 1981, 23-27 (in coll. with J. Dixon Esseks, J. Scott McDonald).
"Agricultural districting Virginia", in National Agricultural Lands Study, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington D.C., 1981, 1-22 (in coll. with J. Dixon Esseks).
Employment Date: 1992
Main courses taught at HEC
HEC Sales and Marketing Benchmark Tour
Gestion des Ressources Humaines
Cross Cultural Management
1988 Ph.D. in Business Administration, University of Iowa, USA.
Academic responsibilities at HEC
2016-2016 Department Head, Management and Human Resources.
2012- Member, HEC Center for Research on Individuals and Organizations.
2005-2008 Head, Management and Human Resources.
2004- Member of GREGHEC (CNRS).
1992-2009 Associate Professor.
External academic responsibilities
1998-1999 Visiting Professor, University of Florida.
1989-1993 Assistant Professor, City University of New York.
1986-1988 Visiting Professor, McGill University, Faculty of Management.
1985-1985 Visiting Scholar, International labour Office, United Nations.
Membership in Academic or Professional Organisation
Past co-ordinator of the CEMS Organisational Behaviour Inter-Faculty Group (1994-1997).
Member, International Industrial Relations Association.
Elected to the Board of Directors of the Fondation Maréchal Foch.
Guest Editor, Journal of Managerial Psychology (papers from a Special Symposium at the 1997 Academy of Management Meetings), vol. 13, n° 3/4, 1998.
Editorial Board Member, European Journal of International Management.
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Management and Governance.
juin 2011- Scientific Committee Member: Human Resources Global Management Conference, Barcelone.
2009- Hilb, Martin, Daniel Ondrack, and Michael Segalla (editors) 'Strategic Human Resource Management with European Perspectives'. European Journal of International Management. Vol. 3, n°. 4.
septembre 2008 Scientific Advisor - 2008 European Attractiveness Scoreboard, Paris - Berlin.
mars 2007 Scientific Advisor - 2007 European Attractiveness Scoreboard, Paris - Berlin.
2007- Reviewer, National Science Foundation, innovation & Organizational Change Program.
2003- Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS).
2001-2004 Editorial Advisor Board Member, European Management Journal.
2001 Guest editor : "Management Focus: Cultures and Employee Policies", European Management Journal, vol. 19, n° 1.
Co-organiser, Workshop on Strategic Human Resource Management, EIASM - 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014.
Workshop LABEX ECODEC.
Member of the Organising Committee for the 8th Conference on International Human Resource Management, Monash University, Cairns, Australia.
Symposium organiser, Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, San Diego.
Co-organiser, European Group and Organizational Studies Colloquium, Maastricht University.
Organiser, Symposium and Workshop, Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston.
Awards & Honors
2012 2012 HR Honour Award, Luxembourg. HR ONE.
2012 HEC Paris "Top Ten" Award for research productivity.
2001 2001 AESC Europe Annual Award for the best 2000 European published research on leadership and corporate governance - "Making cross-cultural research relevant to European corporate integration", European Management Journal.
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