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Strategy & Business Policy

The Strategy and Business Policy Department is home to more than 20 professors. Their research deals with competitive strategy, corporate strategy, innovation, organization design and the role of market categories, using multiple disciplinary outlooks including behavioral perspectives, organizational economics and sociology. A strong PhD program, with 14 students currently enrolled, reinforces this commitment to research.

Our faculty members teach core courses and electives in business strategy across all programs at HEC Paris and provide the academic foundation for the MSc in Strategic Management.

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S&O Launches New Tool to Measure Social Responsibility Impact

In February, HEC’s S&O research center unveiled groundbreaking proposals to standardize social impact measurements for industry, development agencies, consultancy firms and NGOs.

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Inaugural HEC Impact Careers Day Hits Home

February’s student-driven HEC Impact Careers Day saw a record affluence for its debates, career fair and networking arena. Jointly organized by the HEC Career Center and six students from the “Have a Cause, Make an Impact” class, the event invited the entire HEC community...

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Incubateur HEC x Station F – Spring 2019 Batch

The HEC Incubator launches its new call for application : join one of the largest entrepreneurship network at Station F!

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First Cohort Sails through Pioneering HEC Paris’ Online Master

14 months after its launch, the groundbreaking M.Sc. in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, MSIE , saw its first cohort successfully complete HEC’s first 100% online degree program.

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How Can Impact Investment Satisfy both Societal and Business Needs?

2018 has seen renewed interest in impact investment and its potential for growth in expanding the capital available to address social & environmental issues. On October 10, the annual plenary session co-organized by HEC’s S&O Center , the NGO Action Tank Entreprise &...

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Inauguration of HEC Paris social business incubator

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Four European startups exploring the French Market hosted at the HEC Incubator

The French-German Chamber of Commerce is running Access2Europe, a European Commission’s H2020 programme, which gives European startups market access within the EU.

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Knowledge articles

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Governance

CEO pay and philanthropy: When good intentions attract bad attention

By Georg Wernicke

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Finance

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

By Afshin Mehrpouya

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International Management

Qatar: Embracing Change

By Nils Plambeck