Julien Jourdan is an Associate Professor of Management and Human Resources at HEC Paris. He teaches management and leadership in the PhD, MSc, and MBA programs.
His research focuses on reputation, legitimacy, and other social evaluations of organizations. He examines how a) stakeholders evaluate organizations in institutionally complex environments and b) how these evaluations shape organizational conduct, strategy, and performance. His work is published in academic journals including American Journal of Sociology, Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, and Strategy Science.
He was awarded the HEC Best Dissertation prize and was finalist for the Grigor McClelland Dissertation, Industry Studies Association and AoM International Dissertation awards. His article on the consequences of scandals on organizational competition was finalist for Academy of Management Journal Best Paper.
He is also a Research Associate at Imperial College London. He previously held academic positions at Bocconi University and PSL-Paris Dauphine. A former finance executive at a major film studio, he has retained a strong interest in creative industries.