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Management & Human Resources

The professors and doctoral students of the department of Management and Human Resources investigate a wide range of topics pertaining to organizational theory, organizational behavior, human resources, cross-cultural and international business, social responsibility, philanthropy and managerial cognition. Their research has appeared in leading management, psychology and sociology journals.

The department is home to more than 13 professors and 3 Ph.D. students.

The diversity of theoretical and empirical approaches of the faculty members is a trademark of the department’s research ethos.

Department members are also actively engaged in the teaching of leadership, organizational design, organizational change and development, negotiations, social networks, social action, ethics and international business in the various programs of HEC.

The department maintains close ties with local and international business communities through numerous research projects, active consulting, coaching, board memberships and press contributions.

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HEC Paris Welcomes New Researchers and Professors

This 2018-19 academic year saw the arrival or confirmation of nine academic figures to swell the numbers HEC researchers to 118. At the September 27 Faculty Day, Dean Peter Todd and Faculty & Research Dean Jacques Olivier welcomed the academics, many of whom are known for...

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HEC Paris Professor Olivier Chatain appointed Associate Editor of the SMJ

The Strategic Management Journal (SMJ) has named HEC Paris Professor Olivier Chatain as its new Associate Editor. The lecturer in Strategy and Business Policy will hold a leading role within the publication, currently the world’s leading mass impact journal for research in...

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HEC Paris Welcomes New Professors

The first week of September saw seven new faculty members join HEC Paris from around the world. Having trained in some of the most renowned Ph.D programs and business schools, including LBS, Carnegie Mellon University, Tilburg University and INSEAD, the new members of the...

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HEC Paris Welcomes New Professors

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Global Business Travel Builds Sales and Stress by Prof. Michael Segalla

In their latest paper “ Global Business Travel Builds Sales and Stress: The 7 Stages of Business Travel Stress ” (featured in the HBR Blog Network of the Harvard Business Review1), HEC Paris professors Michael Segalla , (Management and Human Resources) and Dominique...

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HEC Paris Welcomes New Professors

For the 2014-2015 intake, 15 new faculty members have joined HEC Paris. Trained in the best Ph.D programs, they come from different countries, and prestigious business schools (MIT, Wharton, McGill, Bocconi, etc…). This reflects the diversity of thought and culture, the...

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Reinventing Business Education

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By Sangseok You

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By Georg Wernicke

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Why "doing well by doing good" is not as simple as they say

By Afshin Mehrpouya