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Emmanuel COBLENCE

Associate Professor (Education Track)

Management & Human Resources

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Biography

Emmanuel Coblence is Associate Professor (Education Track) at HEC Paris. His teaching areas are leadership, organizational theories, change management, and political skills in organizations. He teaches in the Executive MBA program for which he coordinates the leadership course, and in various Executive Education programs.

His research, carried out in collaboration with creative organizations in Europe and Canada, focuses on leadership, organizational change processes and managerial practices. They have been published in French and international academic journals such as Strategic Organization, Revue Française de Gestion, or International Journal of Arts Management.

In parallel with his teaching and research activities, Emmanuel regularly worked as a consultant to managers and leadership teams. He has also been an elected municipal councilor in Paris since 2014, with a focus on educational policies.

Before joining HEC, Emmanuel taught at Mines ParisTech, ESCP and ISG Paris where he also served as dean for research. He also was a post-doc at HEC Montréal. He graduated from the Grande École at HEC Paris (class of 2005), a Master in international management from CEMS, a Master in public management from the Université Paris Ouest, and a PhD in management from Mines ParisTech (2011).

Scientific articles

Becoming through doing: How experimental spaces enable organizational identity work

Strategic Organization, 19 2020, vol. 18, n° 1, pp 20-49, (in coll. with N. Bojovic, V. Sabatier)

Inside the "Panacousticon": How Orchestra Conductors Play With Discipline to Produce Art

International Journal of Arts Management, Fall 2019, vol. 22, n° 1, pp 73-85, (in coll. with C. SARDAIS, J. LORIE)

« Faire » le métier ? Comment le métier de médiateur culturel est modelé par l’organisation

Socio-économie du travail (ex Économies et Sociétés (Série AB - Socio Économie du travail)), 2019, vol. 1, n° 5, pp 39-66, (in coll. with N. AUBOUIN, F. KLETZ)

Le design est-il soluble dans l’administration ? Trois trajectoires d’institutionnalisation de l’innovation publique

Sciences du Design, 2017, vol. 1, n° 5, pp 52-68, (in coll. with E. Vivant)

Chapters in edited books

Contextualisation

Encyclopédie Du Management Public, D. Lamarque, G. Orange & M. Benzerafa, Institut de la Gestion Publique et du Développement Economique_IGPDE, 181-183

Design

Encyclopédie Du Management Public, D. Lamarque, G. Orange & M. Benzerafa, Institut de la Gestion Publique et du Développement Economique_IGPDE, 255-258

La carte et le territoire de l’innovation publique : une exploration des démarches design

En Finir Avec Le New Public Management, Nicolas Matyjasik et Marcel Guenoun, Institut de la Gestion Publique et du Développement Economique_IGPDE, 211-228

Case Studies

Scientific articles

Becoming through doing: How experimental spaces enable organizational identity work

Strategic Organization, 19 2020, vol. 18, n° 1, pp 20-49, (in coll. with N. Bojovic, V. Sabatier)

« Faire » le métier ? Comment le métier de médiateur culturel est modelé par l’organisation

Socio-économie du travail (ex Économies et Sociétés (Série AB - Socio Économie du travail)), 2019, vol. 1, n° 5, pp 39-66, (in coll. with N. AUBOUIN, F. KLETZ)

Inside the "Panacousticon": How Orchestra Conductors Play With Discipline to Produce Art

International Journal of Arts Management, Fall 2019, vol. 22, n° 1, pp 73-85, (in coll. with C. SARDAIS, J. LORIE)

Le design est-il soluble dans l’administration ? Trois trajectoires d’institutionnalisation de l’innovation publique

Sciences du Design, 2017, vol. 1, n° 5, pp 52-68, (in coll. with E. Vivant)

Chapters in edited books

Contextualisation

Encyclopédie Du Management Public, D. Lamarque, G. Orange & M. Benzerafa, Institut de la Gestion Publique et du Développement Economique_IGPDE, 181-183

Design

Encyclopédie Du Management Public, D. Lamarque, G. Orange & M. Benzerafa, Institut de la Gestion Publique et du Développement Economique_IGPDE, 255-258

La carte et le territoire de l’innovation publique : une exploration des démarches design

En Finir Avec Le New Public Management, Nicolas Matyjasik et Marcel Guenoun, Institut de la Gestion Publique et du Développement Economique_IGPDE, 211-228

Case Studies

Education

  • Ph.D., Management, Mines ParisTech - France

Academic appointments

Academic Responsibilities at HEC

  • 2023- Associate Professor (Education Track), Management and Human Resources HEC Paris

External Academic Responsibilities

  • 2011-2023 Associate Professor Institut Supérieur de Gestion

Scientific Activities

Conference organisation

  • 2022-2023 EURAM conference. Track chair “Arts Management”
  • 2020-2020 EIASM seminar “Managing Arts & Cultural Organizations”, December 17 & 18, 2020, with F. Kletz (Mines ParisTech) and Lucas Zan (U. of Bologna)