Three HEC Professors awarded for their Research Pieces at the 2012 ‘HEC Foundation Awards‘

11 January 2013

The 2012 ‘HEC Foundation Awards’ ceremony  took place last year on December 18th, in the presence of Jean-Marc Tassetto, General Director of Google France, and Daniel Bernard, President of the HEC Foundation.

Prix de la Fondation 2012 - crédit : Bruno Delessard

For the 36th year running, the ‘HEC Foundation Awards’ have given due credit to high quality pieces of research.

During the award ceremony, three HEC Professors were awarded for their academic rigueur and analyses as well as for the relevance of their work to the business world.

Christophe Pérignon, Associate Professor in the HEC Paris Finance department, received the Pedagogical Innovation Award for his innovative website ‘’. This prize rewards innovations implemented at HEC Paris, distinguishing themselves with their originality, relevance and teaching efficiency. These innovations can involve new tools, innovative teaching methods or a new educational programs.

Mathis Schulte, Assistant Professor in the HEC Paris Management and Human Resources Department, received the Award for Best Paper for his article on "The Co-Evolution of Network Ties and Perceptions of Psychological Safety", which was published in Organization Science in the March-April 2012 edition.

Rodolphe Durand, Professor in the Strategy and Business Policy Department of HEC Paris, has received the Award for Best Researcher for his works on the understanding of the evolution of capitalism across piracy.

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