Julie Bayle-Cordier who is Franco-American, received her PhD in Strategy from HEC Paris after working as a manager for L’Oreal for several years. She is now Assistant Professor of Strategy and CSR at IESEG School of Management.
Her research interests focus on how to make firms more responsible and ethical. The range of topics she studies includes socially responsible organizations, hybrid organizational forms such as employee owned firms, corporate governance, and lately mindfulness in the workplace. She has published in the Journal of Applied Behavioural Science a study of socially responsible pioneer firm Ben & Jerry’s and is entitled, “Projecting Different Identities: A Longitudinal Study of the “Whipsaw” Effects of Changing Leadership Discourse About the Triple Bottom Line. Her latest publication in the Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly entitled, “Cooperative Dynamics During the Financial Crisis: Evidence From Basque and Breton Case Studies explores how small and medium cooperatives face degeneration and develop regeneration dynamics in periods of crisis.