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Jean-Paul LARCON

Emeritus Professor

Strategy & Business Policy

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Biography

Jean-Paul Larçon holds an M.Sc. degree from HEC and a Ph.D. in Management from Paris Dauphine University. He also studied Business Adminsitration at Harvard Business School. He was named an Esade Alumni of Honor in 2006. He is a Chevalier de l'Ordre du Mérite. He is currently Senior Associate Dean for International Development at HEC Paris.

Jean-Paul Larçon was the Dean of HEC Paris from 1982 to 1989 and a founder of the Community of European Management School - todays CEMS Global Alliance.
From 1989 to 2009, he launched different initiatives in management education in Central Europe (the Baltic States & Poland), Middle East, North Africa, Federation of Russia, Central Asia (Kazakstan), and China. He was a visiting professor at CEIBS (China), Esade (Spain), the GSOM of St Petersburg State University (Russia), NHH Bergen (Norway), Tsinghua SEM (China), and WUT School of Business (Poland).
Jean-Paul Larçon is a Board member of Baltic Management Institute and the Chairman of the Council of Warsaw University of Technology Business School. Senior Associate Dean for International Development, HEC Paris
He was awarded the Regalia of Doctor Honoris by Vytautas Magnus University (Kaunas, Lithuania).

His current research and teaching interests are around international strategy and emerging markets multinationals.

Scientific articles

Europe's Strong Suit

European Business Forum, Spring 2000, n° 1, pp 10-13, (in coll. with B. RAMANANTSOA)

La dynamique de l'Investissement Direct Etranger en Europe Centrale

Fusions et Acquisitions, November 1998, pp 12-15,

Le marketing international - Europe de l'Est : une mosaïque d'opportunités

Revue Française du Marketing, 1996, n° 160, pp 5-93,

Links between business and business education in France

IMD Report, EFMD, Bruxelles, 1986,

Les grandes écoles : semer l'esprit international

Le Moci, 19 September 1983, n° 573,

L'identité de l'entreprise, un facteur clé de survie

Direction et Gestion, 1979, n° 3, (in coll. with R. REITTER)

Les PME du bâtiment face à la succession, article collectif

CESA/CERAM-ITBTP, 1979,

Il faut moderniser les structures et les systèmes de gestion des grandes municipalités

Gestion, Montréal, 1978,

La diversification dans l'industrie du sport

Usine Nouvelle, 1978,

La formation permanente en économie socialiste

Revue Française de Gestion, 1977,

Books

The New Silk Road: China Meets Europe in the Baltic Sea Region – A Business Perspective

World Scientific Publishing Company

Chinese Multinationals (Ed.)

ESKA

Chinese Multinationals (Ed.)

China Machine Press

Stratégie, structure, décision, identité : politique générale d'entreprise

Dunod, Paris

Chinese Multinationals (Ed.)

World Scientific Publishing Company

Entrepreneurship and Economic Transition in Central Europe (Ed.)

Kluwer Academic Publishers

The Light and the Shadow - How Breakthrough Innovation is Shaping European Business

Roland Berger Foundation - Capstone

Stratégie, structure, décision, identité : politique générale d'entreprise

Dunod, Paris

La gestion des grandes métropoles

La Documentation Française, Paris

Structures de pouvoir et identité de l'entreprise

Nathan, Paris

Chapters edited in books

Business Education in Central and Eastern Europe

The Future Of Business Schools, T. Durand, S. Dameron (eds.), Palgrave Macmillan

Pays émergents : l'avantage concurrentiel des acteurs locaux

L'Art Du Management 3, HEC Paris, Dunod, Paris, 27-30

Business Strategies for EconomiesTransition of Central and Eastern Europe

Entrepreneurship And Economic Transition In Central Europe, J. P. Larçon (Ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1-18

Corporate imagery and corporate identity

Psychooanalysis And Management, M. Hoffmann, M. Lists (Eds.), Physica Verlag, Vienne, 251-260

Le savoir relier

L'École Des Managers De Demain, ouvrage collectif des professeurs du Groupe HEC, Economica

Managers education, recruitment, and style

Transformations In French Business, J. Frommer, J. McCormick (Eds.), Quorum Books, New-York

Regional industrial cultures and entrepreneurshipa centralized country: the case of France

Regional Cultures, Managerial Behavior And Entrepreneurship, J. Weiss (Ed.), Quorum Books, New-York

Working papers

Stratégies d'entreprise dans les pays émergents

Cahier de Recherche du Groupe HEC , 1997

Scientific articles

Europe's Strong Suit

European Business Forum, Spring 2000, n° 1, pp 10-13, (in coll. with B. RAMANANTSOA)

La dynamique de l'Investissement Direct Etranger en Europe Centrale

Fusions et Acquisitions, November 1998, pp 12-15,

Le marketing international - Europe de l'Est : une mosaïque d'opportunités

Revue Française du Marketing, 1996, n° 160, pp 5-93,

Links between business and business education in France

IMD Report, EFMD, Bruxelles, 1986,

Books

The New Silk Road: China Meets Europe in the Baltic Sea Region – A Business Perspective

World Scientific Publishing Company

Chinese Multinationals (Ed.)

ESKA

Chinese Multinationals (Ed.)

China Machine Press

Stratégie, structure, décision, identité : politique générale d'entreprise

Dunod, Paris

Chapters edited in books

Business Education in Central and Eastern Europe

The Future Of Business Schools, T. Durand, S. Dameron (eds.), Palgrave Macmillan

Pays émergents : l'avantage concurrentiel des acteurs locaux

L'Art Du Management 3, HEC Paris, Dunod, Paris, 27-30

Business Strategies for EconomiesTransition of Central and Eastern Europe

Entrepreneurship And Economic Transition In Central Europe, J. P. Larçon (Ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1-18

Corporate imagery and corporate identity

Psychooanalysis And Management, M. Hoffmann, M. Lists (Eds.), Physica Verlag, Vienne, 251-260

Working papers

Stratégies d'entreprise dans les pays émergents

Cahier de Recherche du Groupe HEC , 1997

Education

  • Individual Studies in Business Administration, Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School - USA
  • Doctorat de 3e cycle de gestion (Ph.D. in Management), Universite de Paris IX-Dauphine, Université Paris Dauphine - France
  • International Teachers Programme, __ - Switzerland

Academic appointments

Academic responsabilities at HEC

  • 2012- Emeritus Professor, Strategy and Business Policy HEC Paris
  • 1981-2012 Professor, Strategy and Business Policy HEC Paris
  • 2010-2011 Senior Associate Dean for International Relations HEC Paris
  • 2004-2010 Senior Associate Dean for International Development HEC Paris
  • 2004-2010 Director Master of International Business HEC Paris
  • 2002-2004 Scientific Director, Master of International Management HEC Paris
  • 2001-2004 Scientific Director China-Europe Managment Program HEC Paris
  • 1982-1989 Dean HEC Paris Grande Ecole HEC Paris

External Academic Responsabilities

  • 1994-2001 Scientific Adviser Eastern & Central Europe Centre HEC Paris
  • 1988-1999 Co-Founder and Vice President Treasurer, Community of the European Schools of Management (CEMS) HEC Paris

Scientific Activities

Membership in Academic or Professional Organisation

  • 1985 Vice President Fondateur de la Fondation HEC High Tech
  • 1984-1989 President de la Commission Internationale de la Conference des Grandes Ecoles
  • 1982-1989 Administrateur de la Fondation HEC
  • 1988-1989 Co-Founder of Community of European Schools of Management

Conference organisation

  • Co-organisateur, "International Workshop on Strategic Management and Decision Analysis", HEC School of Management - National Natural Science Foundation of China (Management Sciences Department, Beijing), 17-19 septembre 2001, Jouy-en-Josas (en coll. avec M. Tenenhaus)
  • Awards & honors

    Membership in Academic or Professional Organisation

    • 2012 BNP Paribas Pierre Vernimmen Teaching Award