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Congratulations to Saouré Kouamé for his thesis defense!

On October 26th, 2017, at HEC Montréal, Saouré Kouamé defended his excellent doctoral dissertation. Congratulations!

Thesis title: Beyond Rationality: Top Executive Emotions and Strategy-Making


Ann Langley, committee chair
Taïeb Hafsi, supervisor
Christian Vandenberghe, jury member
Quy Nguyen Huy, external examiner
Urwana Coiquaud, who acted on behalf of the School director

Saouré Kouamé with his wife and jury members

Ann Langley elected a fellow of Academy of Management

Congratulations to Ann Langley, GéPS’ co-director, who was elected a fellow of Academy of Management in August 2017!

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Research Seminar Series at McGill 2017-2018

Centre for Strategy Studies in Organization & Strategy and Organization Area

Click on this link: CSSO Seminar Series 2017-2018


Workshop on Extreme Contexts in Paris

Extended deadline for submission of title and abstract: September 4, 2017 (updated on July 24).

We have the pleasure of inviting you to submit your work-in-progress to the 3rd international Workshop in the Organizing in Extreme Contexts series. The theme of this year’s workshop is ”Doing research in Extreme Environments: What can be learned?” In the spirit of the […]

Tremendous thesis defense for Louis-François Brodeur!

Congrats to Louis-François Brodeur for a tremendous thesis defense!

Thesis title: Academic freedom as a spectral institution: A contribution to an institutionalist sociology of professions

Jury Members:
Sébastien Arcand, committee chair
Ann Langley, supervisor
Ruthanne Huising, jury member
Eva Boxenbaum, external examiner
Santiago Campero, who acted on behalf of the School director

Louis-François Brodeur with family, friends, and jury members

Doctoral and Early Career Program in SAP at AOM

The SAP Interest Group is running a one-day program for Doctoral and Early Career Researchers interested in SAP research.  They encourage applications from those interested in:

honing their research skills through 3 carefully selected PDWs
receiving feedback on their research from an SAP mentor
interacting with senior scholars through formal and informal events including a […]

Geneviève Desbiens defends her thesis

Congrats to Geneviève Desbiens for a tremendous thesis defense!

Thesis title: Le microcontexte politique et l’amélioration des processus: La routine chirurgicale d’un bloc opératoire

Jury members:

Réal Jacob, committee chaire
Ann Langley, supervisor
Sylvain Landry, jury member
Nassera Touati, external examinor

Gustavo Birollo defends his thesis

Congrats to Gustavo Birollo for a tremendous thesis defense!

Thesis title: Bridging two worlds – Middle managers in the context of cross-borders acquisitions

Jury Members:
Suzanne Rivard, committee chair
Louis Hébert, supervisor
Linda Rouleau, jury member
Satu Teerikangas, external examiner
Ari Van Assche, who acted on behalf of the School director

Happy Holidays from the GéPS!

Happy Holidays from the Groupe d’étude sur la pratique de la stratégie (GéPS)!

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Tremendous thesis defence for Emilie Gibeau!

Emilie Gibeau defended her thesis at HEC Montréal on November 15th, 2016. The title of the dissertation was: Integrating Professionals into Management Roles: Identity, Co-Leadership and Legitimacy.

The jury members were:

Christiane Demers, committee chair
Ann Langley, co-supervisor
Jean-Louis Denis, co-supervisor
Linda Rouleau, jury member
Withney Berta, external examiner
Cyrille Sardais, who acted on behalf of the School Director

Congratulations Emilie!