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BENEDICTE FAIVRE TAVIGNOT

Affiliate Professor

Strategy and Business Policy

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Biography

Academic Director of the MSc in Sustainable Development, Bénédicte Faivre-Tavignot is also co-founder of the ‘Social Business, Enterprise and Poverty’ chair, of which she is the Executive Director. Since September 2013 she has also served as Executive Director of the SnO Center. 
 
Her research work focuses on social innovation and reverse innovation as catalysts for strategic evolution.
 
She is graduated of HEC Paris (HEC 88) and obtained her doctorate from Université de Lyon in 2012

Scientific articles

Reaching the Rich World's Poorest Consumers

Harvard Business Review, March 2015, vol. 93, n° 3, pp 46-53, (in coll. with M. YUNUS, F. DALSACE, D. MENASCE)

Le social business, laboratoire d'apprentissage des stratégies de rupture

Revue Française de Gestion, November 2010, vol. 36, n° 208-209, pp 175-189, (in coll. with L. LEHMANN-ORTEGA, B. MOINGEON)

Books

Social Business & Base of the Pyramid

John Wiley & Sons US

Social business et base de la pyramide

ISTE Editions

Risques & Management International, N° 3 : Autour du développement durable

Editions L'Harmattan

Risques & Management International, N° 2: Management & Développement Durable

Editions L'Harmattan

Chapitres dans des ouvrages collectifs

An Inclusive and Circular Value Chain: Armor

Progressive Business Models, Eleanor O'Higgins, László Zsolnai, Palgrave Macmillan, 143-171

Case Studies

An Inclusive and Circular Value Chain: Armor

Progressive Business Models, Eleanor O'Higgins, László Zsolnai, Palgrave Macmillan, 143-171

Scientific articles

Reaching the Rich World's Poorest Consumers

Harvard Business Review, March 2015, vol. 93, n° 3, pp 46-53, (in coll. with M. YUNUS, F. DALSACE, D. MENASCE)

Le social business, laboratoire d'apprentissage des stratégies de rupture

Revue Française de Gestion, November 2010, vol. 36, n° 208-209, pp 175-189, (in coll. with L. LEHMANN-ORTEGA, B. MOINGEON)

Books

Social Business & Base of the Pyramid

John Wiley & Sons US

Social business et base de la pyramide

ISTE Editions

Risques & Management International, N° 3 : Autour du développement durable

Editions L'Harmattan

Risques & Management International, N° 2: Management & Développement Durable

Editions L'Harmattan

Chapitres dans des ouvrages collectifs

An Inclusive and Circular Value Chain: Armor

Progressive Business Models, Eleanor O'Higgins, László Zsolnai, Palgrave Macmillan, 143-171

Case Studies

An Inclusive and Circular Value Chain: Armor

Progressive Business Models, Eleanor O'Higgins, László Zsolnai, Palgrave Macmillan, 143-171

Education

  • Ph.D., in Business Administration, Strategy and Management, Université Lyon III - France
  • Master of Science/Grande Ecole, HEC Paris - France

Academic appointments

Academic responsabilities at HEC

  • 2015- Affiliate Professor HEC Paris
  • 2003-2015 Academic Director and co-founder of the Master of Science in Sustainable Development HEC Paris
  • 2013- Executive Director of the Society and Organization Center (SnO) HEC Paris

External Academic Responsabilities

  • 2008- Executive Director & co-founder of the “Social Business / Enterprise and Poverty” Chair, presided by Muhammad Yunus, founder of the Grameen Bank, and Martin Hirsch, Head of the Assistance Publique/Hopitaux de Paris HEC Paris

Scientific Activities

Membership in Academic or Professional Organisation

  • Member of the sustainable Development Council of EDF
  • Member of the Inclusive Economic Council of Bouygues HAS
  • Member of the Advisory Committee of the 'Energie pour le monde' Foundation