Events

12 November 2016

HEC Paris at the World Knowledge Forum 2016

  • HEC Paris at the World Knowledge Forum 2016

    Pierre DUSSAUGE, Professor of Strategy and Business Policy at HEC Paris, will be speaking at this year's World Knowledge Forum, with his talk entitled "How to Globalize Successfully".

    One of the major changes that has affected the world of business in the last 30 years is what has been called "globalization". However, what exactly this term covers is highly ambiguous, and more importantly, the implications for firm strategy and management are often poorly understood, as are the factors that lead certain industries to become highly globalized over a short period of time. We will therefore start out by defining what globalization really is, from a management and strategy perspective, identifying those factors that drive - or prevent - the globalization of certain industries, and examine the implications of this for individual firms.

    In an increasingly globalized economy, multinational companies have a key role to play. However, few companies have been fully successful in managing their activities across borders. Multinational companies must at the same time adapt to different local contexts and overcome the liability of foreignness by integrating some of their activities on a global basis. This local adaptation-global integration framework raises the issues of learning, innovation and strategic control in multinational companies.

    We will then go on to discuss the fundamental challenge posed by the "liability of foreignness", examine the possible strategic options available to multinational companies, examine the key factors driving the adaptation/integration tradeoff, identify all the sources of advantage global companies can leverage, and finally outline the challenges of learning, innovation, and control in global companies.

  • Time: 1.30pm-2.30pm
  • Where: Topaz
19 October 2017

Alliances for Cities in Transition

HEC Paris' Society & Organizations (SnO) Center and HEC Alumni are pleased to announce the theme for their annual conference:
Alliances for Cities in Transition.

  • Cities are faced with an urgent, massive and wicked  challenge: to achieve carbon neutrality while ensuring the inclusion and empowerment of all their citizens. To wicked challenges, complex solutions: transitioning to new city models will not be achieved without the persistent and convergent mobilization of all actors: citizens and the civil society, public, private, investors, researchers...

    HEC Paris sheds light on multi-actor initiatives that aim to build the sustainable, inclusive and resilient cities of tomorrow.
    Join us on October 19 to exchange on the following questions:

    • What is our shared vision for future cities?
    • What are the models of multi-stakeholder collaboration that could maximize impact?
    • Which business models and funding tools will do transition ?
    • … And what about HEC Paris’ territorial footprint?

    Panel discussions with among the speakers:

    • Rob Hopkins, Founder of Transition Network, activist, author, blogger, "Green Community hero" by The Guardian
    • Marie Sauvignon - H.00, Sustainability Practice Leader at IMS (Inspiring More Sustainability) in Luxembourg
    • Julien Dossier - H.95, Founder of Quattrolibri, co-author of 2050 Carbon neutrality Strategy of Paris , HEC Paris Lecturer 
    • Amélie de Mantchalin - H.09, LREM Deputy of the French National Assembly

    Calendar:

    • 2pm – Take up the «after TOMORROW» challenge: come and build solutions for future cities!
    • 5.30pm  Ongoing success stories
    • 7pm – Cocktail
    • 8pm – Round-table and debates with keynote speakers

    Information and registration:

    www.hecparistransitioncities.com/

  • Time: 1.30pm - 10pm
  • Where: HEC Paris Campus
  • Contact: Elisabeth de Réals
  • Phone: snocenter@hec.fr
8 June 2017

PARIS-SACLAY - HEC part of the cluster - Conférence EPAPS

Come to discover the unique HEC's environment!

  • We are thrilled to propose you a conference gathering two exclusive guests: Marc Vanhuele - Associate Dean of HEC, Member of Université Paris-Saclay Committee & Patrick Van de Maele - President and Chief Executive Officer of EPAPS to present you the wide opportunities offered by the Paris-Saclay Cluster.

    8th of June - Thursday

    11:30 to 12:30

    BELLON Amphitheatre (S Building)

    Paris-Saclay, is a research-intensive and business cluster currently under construction, a project with national and international ambitions, addressing a public interest challenge. It encompasses research facilities, universities, French higher education institutions (grandes écoles as Polytechnique "X" or ENSAE statistics school) and also research centers of private companies wih the objective to catalyze public-private collaborations and researchers-entrepreneurs initiatives.

  • Time: 11.30am - 12.30pm
  • Where: BELLON Amphitheatre - S Building

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