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Research in brief: the importance of developing a “localized” approach to international HRM

International companies may develop global policies for their HR practices – but one of the key challenges is ensuring that practices are adapted to the national culture and legal frameworks. A recent study by IÉSEG professors from ICON and Guanghua School of Management (Peking University) has analyzed how three different HRM practices can impact corporate innovation across different national cult ...

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Looking ahead to 2024: key issues the IÉSEG centers will be following this year

At the beginning of this new year, five experts from the IÉSEG centers of excellence and research, including Frank DE BAKKER from ICOR,  outline some of the key issues or trends they will be following this year in their fields. He explains that there are several key issues in the domains of sustainability, corporate social responsibility (CSR), ethics, equality and social entrepreneurship that wil ...

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Climate change and biodiversity loss: to manage the financial risk, central banks and financial regulators need to treat them as interconnected

The world’s financial authorities — central banks, financial regulators and supervisors — now recognize both climate change and declining biodiversity — the loss of animal and plant species, as well as the degradation of ecosystem diversity and genetic biodiversity within species — as a significant source of systemic financial risks, and they’re developing policies to mitigate their effects. But t ...

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What can companies do to improve ethics in their organization?

Research shows that many companies have programs, guidelines, or written codes in place to promote ethical behavior and prevent misconduct. But this hasn’t necessarily prevented unethical conduct or some of the corporate scandals that have made the headlines over the last decades, notes ICOR member Simone DE COLLE. In this interview, the expert in stakeholder theory, speaks about the development a ...

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Financial systems have a key role in move towards net-zero carbon economy

A new report published during the COP 28 highlights that the world has reached a pivotal moment as threats from Earth system tipping points, and progress towards positive tipping points, accelerate. The report was produced by an international team of more than 200 researchers, coordinated by the University of Exeter in partnership with the Bezos Earth Fund. Professor Hugues Chenet, a member of ICO ...

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Events

ICOR Research Seminar – by Haitao Yu & John Hegarty

January 22nd, 2024 / 10:30 - 12:00
Paris Campus and Zoom

To begin the year, we’ll discuss reflexive approaches to academic writing and management theories during the in-coming ICOR Seminar. First, Haitao Yu, Assistant Professor at IESEG, will present his paper “Emotion and Research on Personally Relevant Grand Challenges” (co-authored with Lucas Amaral Lauriano, Iéseg) (The abstract can be found here). Then, John Hegarty (IESEG) will present his piece “Living in the Tension – A Reflexive and Pragmatic Approach to Management Decision-Making” co-authored with Regis Maubrey (IPAG Business School) and Hans-Jörg von Mettenheim (IPAG Business School). (The abstract can be found here as well as the full paper here).

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ICOR Research Seminar – by Arthur Gautier & Cyrine Ben-Hafaeidh

December 5th, 2023 / 10:30 - 12:00
Paris Campus and Zoom

On December 5th, philantropy and hybrid organizations’ performance will be at the center of the discussions in our next ICOR Seminar. First, Arthur Gautier, Associate Professor at ESSEC, will present his paper “Philanthropy For Systems Change: An Exploratory Study.” (The abstract can be found here). Then, Cyrine Ben-Hafaeidh, Associate Professor at IESEG will present her research project “Increasing Quantitative Research in Social Entrepreneurship: A Question of Method”, co-authored with Anaïs Hamelin (EM Strasbourg Business School). (The abstract can be found here).

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ICOR Research Seminar – by Mohamad Sadri & Lucas Amaral

November 16th, 2023 / 14:00 - 15:30
Paris Campus and Zoom

The question of stigma within and around organizations will be at the core of our discussions in our next ICOR Seminar.  We’ll have the pleasure to receive Mohamad Sadri, Assistant Professor at ESSEC, who will present his paper “An Audience-Based Perspective on Firms’ CSR and Stakeholder Disapproval in Stigmatized Contexts” (abstract available here). Following, Lucas Amaral, Assistant Professor at Iéseg, will present his article titled: “The Role of Social Media Affordances in Organizational Stigma Events” (abstract available here).

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ICOR-INENT Research Seminar – Daniel Hjorth and Elodie Dessy

October 19th, 2023 / 10:30 - 12:00
Paris Campus and Zoom

For starting this academic year, we’ll discuss different facets of Social Entrepreneurship in the context of a joint ICOR-INENT Seminar. We’ll have the pleasure to host Daniel Hjorth, Professor at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, and Lund University, School of Economics and Management, Sweden, and adjunct professor at Graduate School of Management, Kyoto University, Japan. He is the former Editor-in-Chief of Organization Studies, and serves as Art Review Editor for Business Ethics Quarterly. His research and publications are centered on philosophy and business, art and management, and aesthetics and organization while empirically investigating organizational creativity, entrepreneurship and innovation. He will present his paper in development “The Poetics of Imagined Lives: Desire, Imagination and Fabulation in Social Entrepreneuring” co-authored with Mollie Painter (Nottingham Trent University)(abstract available here). Following, Elodie Dessy, post-doctoral researcher at Iéseg, with research interests on philanthropy, social-mission platforms and boundary work, will present her paper in development: “Should they stay or should they go? The interplay of divergent boundary work strategies in shaping field renewal in Belgian philanthropy” co-authored with Benjamin Huybrechts (Iéseg) and Danielle Logue (USNW Sydney) (abstract available here).

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ICOR-INENT Research Seminar – by Jean Clarke & Bryant Hudson

June 9th, 2023 / 14:00 - 15:30
Paris Campus and Zoom

For the last seminar of the semester, we will have the pleasure to discuss entrepreneurial storytelling and organizational dis(u)topia in the context of a joint ICOR-INENT Seminar. We will host Jean Clarke (Emlyon Business School) who will present her paper “: Pitching to make sense: How entrepreneurs and investors create entrepreneurial stories in situated interactions” (abstracts available here). Then, Bryant Hudson (IÉSEG) present his research project “Technologies, Organizing and Senior Citizens: Utopian dystopia or dystopic utopia?” co-authored with Lin Dong (IÉSEG), Farah Kodeih (IÉSEG) and Romain Vacquier (Toulouse School of Management).

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ICoN-ICOR Research Seminar – by Justin Perrettson

April 20th, 2023 / 9:45 – 10:45
Lille Campus and Zoom

We will host our first ICoN-ICOR Seminar on April 20th, with Justin Perrettson, Chair of the Environment and Energy Commission of The International Chamber of Commerce, and Head of Sustainability Partnerships at Novozymes, an Industrial Biotechnology company and the World leader in enzymes and microorganisms. He will discuss the role of business in the United Nation’s climate negotiations and their potential strategies for an effective engagement. An abstract of his talk can be found here

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ICOR Research Seminar – by Maxim Voronov

April 13th, 2023 / 14:00 - 15:30
Paris campus

For our next ICOR seminar on April 13th, Maxim Voronov (Schulich School of Business) will uncover the meanings of global crisis through an institutional perspective, whilst presenting his paper “Inhabiting a Global Crisis an Institutional Lens,” co-authored with Gerardo Patriotta (University of Bath). (abstract available here).

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ICOR Research Seminar – by Haitao Yu & Habofanoe Polaki

March 30th, 2023 / 14:00 - 15:30
Paris Campus and Zoom

On March 30th, indigenous organizations’ acts of resilience and of institutional translation will be at the center of the discussions in our next ICOR Seminar. First, Haitao Yu (IESEG) will present his paper “Place-Based Resources and Resilience: The Case of a First Nation Heritage Center in Canada”, co-authored with Tima Bansal (Ivey Business School) and Diane-Larue Arjalies (Ivey Business School). Then, Habofanoe Polaki (IESEG) will present his research project “Institutional Translation Ad Infinitum: Localizing Hiv/Aids Relief In Lesotho”, co-authored with Farrah Kodeih (IESEG) and Wim Van Lent (IESEG).

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ICOR Research Seminar – by Janna Rose & Tapiwa Seremani

January 26th, 2022 / 14:00 - 15:30
Paris Campus and Zoom

On January 26th, the potential of Social change through translation or transgression will be addressed in our next ICOR Seminar. First, Janna Rose (Grenoble Ecole de Management) will present her paper “International Monsanto Tribunal’s Prefigurative Translation: Connecting Alternative Initiatives and Structural Impact”, co-authored with Marcos Barros (Grenoble Ecole de Management) (abstract available here). Then, Tapiwa Seremani (IESEG) will present his research project “From fun to immoral: Transgression and moral boundaries negotiated around a material object”, co-authored with Carine Farias (IESEG).

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ICOR Research Seminar – by Ante Glavas & Kenneth De Roeck

November 29th, 2022 / 14:00 - 15:30
Lille Campus and Zoom

Employees social behaviors will be at the core of the next ICOR Seminar on November 29th, with Ante Glavas (University of Vermont) and Kenneth De Roeck (Skema), who will present their paper: “Employee Socially Responsible Behavior: An Integrative Review and Research Agenda” (abstract available here).

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ICOR Research Seminar – by Lisa Buchter & Lucas Amaral

November 24th, 2022 / 14:00 - 15:30
Paris Campus and Zoom

On November 24th, ICOR will receive Lisa Buchter (Emlyon) for discussing cooperative housing, based on her paper “Reorganizing domestic chores in Cooperative Housing: Rule reflexivity and the transformation of domestic spheres” (abstract available here). Then, Lucas Amaral (IESEG) will present her research project on racism in social media, titled: ““I’m not racist, they’re just Facebook jokes: How organizations deal with viral racist incidents”, co-authored with Susan Cooper (King’s Business School, King’s College London). The abstract is available here.

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ICOR Research Seminar – by Gazi Islam & Paulami Mitra

November 7th, 2022 / 14:00 - 15:30
Paris Campus and Zoom

On November 7th, microfinance will be at the center of the next ICOR Seminar’s discussions. First, Gazi Islam (Grenoble Ecole de Management) will present his research, co-authored with Rose Bote Ntondumu (Neoma Business School) and Tao Wang (Kyoto University), titled: “All Aboard? Discretionary work by Frontline Workers” (abstract available here). Then, Paulami Mitra (IESEG) will present her research project “The impact of microfinance on women: A case-study on Peru”, co-authored with Juliette Louatron (IESEG), Thaïs Rolland, and Loïc Plé (IESEG).

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ICOR Research Seminar – by John Hegarty & Wim van Lent

September 23rd, 2022 / 12:00 - 13:30
Lille Campus, Paris Campus and Zoom

On September 23rd, an ICOR Seminar will take place on the theme of managers’ ethics. John Hegarty (IESEG) will present his paper entitled « On becoming a good manager”, followed by Wim van Lent (IESEG) who will present his paper “Soul-searching in the archives: Crisis, Temporality and Path dependence”. Wim van Lent’s abstract is available here.

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ICOR Research Seminar – by Benjamin Huybrechts

May 19th, 2022 / 10:00 - 11:30
Lille Campus and Zoom

On May 19th,  Benjamin Huybrechts (IESEG) will present his paper entitled « Collective Space and New Practice Emergence: The Case of a French Social Entrepreneurship Coworking Space » in the context of an ICOR research seminar. More information available here.

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ICOR Research Seminar – by Dirk Lindebaum

February 17th, 2022 / 14:00 - 15:30
Lille Campus and Zoom

On February 17th,  Dirk Lindebaum (Grenoble Ecole du Management) presented his paper entitled « Reading the technological society to understand the mechanization of values and its ontological consequences » in the context of an ICOR research seminar. More information available here.

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ICOR Research Seminar – by Domenico Dentoni

November 18th, 2021 / 14:30 - 16:00
Paris Campus and Zoom

On November 18th,  Domenico Dentoni (Montpellier Business School) presented his paper entitled «How vibrant materiality animates institutions: An ethnographic study of a Malawian dairy collective enterprise» in the context of an ICOR research seminar. More information available here.

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Sixth edition of the ICOR awards: a thesis on circular economy

Tuesday, March 9th
Online

Every year, IÉSEG and ICOR organize a competition to award the best “IÉSEG student thesis” regarding organizational ethics, social responsibility and sustainable development.

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ICOR Research Seminar – by Simone De Colle & Rodrigo Kambayashi

February 18th, 2021 / 14:00 - 15:30
Online

On February 18th, Simone De Colle &  Rodrigo Kambayashi (IESEG) will present their paper entitled «Symbolic Social Surrogation? Investigating the Relationship on UNGC Membership and ESG Performance» in the context of an ICOR research seminar. More information available here.

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ICOR Research Seminar – by Giuseppe Delmestri

December 17th, 2020 / 11:00 - 12:30
Online

On December 17th, Giuseppe Delmestri (WU Vienna) will present his paper entitled « Looking Behind the Curtain or the Social Construction of Greed. Categories, Status and Institutions in US and Italian Community Pharmacy » in the context of an ICOR research seminar. More information is available here.

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ICOR Research Seminar – by Pierpaolo Parrotta & Frank de Bakker

November 18th, 2020 / 14:00 - 15:30
Online

On November 18th, Pierpaolo Parrotta & Frank De Bakker (IESEG) will present their paper entitled «Emancipation through embedded entrepreneurship: how a social enterprise aims to counter the mafia  » in the context of an ICOR Research Seminar. More information is available here.

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ICOR Research Seminar – by Marco Clemente

October 15th, 2020 / 14:00 - 15:30
Online

On October 15th, Marco Clemente will present his paper entitled « Seeing Through the Lens of Event Stigma: Media Evaluations of Football Referees in the Aftermath of Calciopoli » in the context of an ICOR research seminar. More information is available here.

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Fifth edition of the ICOR Prize: First prize awarded to thesis on circular economy

Tuesday, March 3rd
Online

Each year, IÉSEG and ICOR organize a competition to recognize the best Master’s thesis by an IÉSEG student in the fields of organizational ethics, social responsibility and sustainability.

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ICOR – INENT Research Seminar – by Cyrine Ben-Hafaïedh & Julie Hermans (UCLouvain)

February 6th, 2020 / 15:00 - 16:30
Paris Campus

On February 6th, Cyrine Ben-Hafaïedh (IESEG) & Julie Hermans (UCLouvain) will present their paper entitled « Organizational identity emergence as a boundary project: enabling plurality » in the context of a joint INENT – ICOR research seminar. The abstract is available here.

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MIS – ICOR Seminar – by Kaveh Mohajeri

January 30th, 2020 / 14:00 - 16:00
IÉSEG Paris

On January 30th, Kaveh Mohajeri (IÉSEG School of Management) will present his paper entitled « When Statistical Significance Is Not Enough: Investigating Relevance, Practical Significance and Statistical Significance » in the context of a joint MIS/ICOR research seminar. The abstract is available here.

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ICOR Thesis Award ceremony & Conference on « Inspiring and achieving sustainable change »

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 / 18:30-21:00
IÉSEG Lille campus

  On March 5, a conference/debate (in French) on the topic of « Inspiring and achieving sustainable change » will be organized at the IESEG School of Management (Lille campus) in the context of the 4th edition of the ICOR Thesis Award ceremony.

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Business & Society Research Seminar 2019

June 19th-21st, 2019
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands

VU Amsterdam is hosting the 9th edition of the Business & Society Research Seminar for PhD students and emerging scholars on June 19th-21st, 2019.

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ICOR/Marketing Research Seminar – by Yoshiko DeMotta

Fabruary 21, 2019 / 14:00 - 16:00
IÉSEG Paris

On February 21th, Yoshiko DeMotta (Fairleigh Dickinson University, USA) will present his work entitled «The role of thinking style in consumer reactions to corporate social responsibility» in the context of an ICOR/Marketing Research Seminar.

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ICOR/Management/IOS Research Seminar – by Bobby Banerjee

February 8th / 10:00 - 12:00
IESÉG Lille

On February 8th, Bobby Banerjee (Cass Business School, London) will present his work entitled « Contested Compliance Regimes in Global Production Networks: Insights from the Bangladesh Garment Industry » in the context of an ICOR/Management/IOS Research Seminar.

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ICOR/INENT Research Seminar – by Cyrine Ben Hafaïedh

January 17, 2018 / 14:30 - 15:00
IÉSEG Paris

On January 17, Cyrine Ben Hafaïedh (IÉSEG School of Management) will present her paper entitled « Separation payments and corporate governance: an ethical perspective » in the context of an ICOR/INENT research seminar.

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Conference: « What does ethics at work mean to employees? »

December 4, 2018 - 18:00
IÉSEG Paris

Employees’ views are a key indicator of the ethical temperature in every organization, and many organizations use employee surveys to try and understand their culture.But what might the story be at a country level? How do we measure the ethical temperature of the business environment in France, compared to other countries in Europe?

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Led by HER Graduation ceremony

June 26, 2018 - 17h30
IÉSEG Paris

the “Led By Her Graduation Ceremony – Class of 2018” will take place on Tuesday, June 26th at 5.30 pm, in Paris (Promenade Building – Rooms P122-123).

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Business and Society Research Seminar 2018

June 20-22, 2018
University of Mannheim, Germany

The Chair of Corporate Social Responsibility of the University of Mannheim Business School is hosting the 8th edition of the Business and Society Research Seminar for PhD students and emerging scholars on June 20-22, 2018.

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ICOR/Management seminar – by Guido Palazzo

February 19, 2018 / 14:00 - 16:00
IÉSEG Paris

On February 19th, Guido Palazzo (HEC Lauzanne, Switzerland) will present his research « Institutional silence. A case study on the failed deinstitutionalization of hazardous waste lization of hazardous waste dumping » in the context of an ICOR/Management Research Seminar.

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ICOR/Audit-Control seminar – by Matias Laine

February 15, 2018 / 14:30 - 16:00
IÉSEG Lille

On February 15th, Matias Laine (University of Tampere, Finland) will present his research on « Social movements and ontological politics: enacting farmed animals » in the context of an ICOR/Audit-Control research seminar.

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ICOR/Management seminar – by Arno Kourula

December 12, 2017
IÉSEG Lille

On December 12, Arno Kourula (University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands) will discuss his paper « The corporate license to operate: Toward a theory of the process and consequences of corporate irresponsibility » in the context of an ICOR/Management research seminar.

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ICOR/Management seminar – by Mamta Bhatt

November 30, 2017 / 14:30 - 16:00
IÉSEG Paris

Prof. Mamta Bhatt (IESEG School of Management) will present her work on « It takes three to…:  Examining implications of dualities for the experiences of participants in a multi-group change program and collaborative performance outcomes » in the context of an Internal ICOR/Management research seminar.

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Paper Accelerator Workshop (PAW) on Gender and Entrepreneurship

February 19-20, 2018
IÉSEG Paris

On February 19th and 20th, the IÉSEG School of Management will host on its Paris campus (Paris-La Défense) a Paper accelerator workshop on Gender and Entrepreneurship. Key note speakers are Dr. Sarah Thebaud and Dr. Sally Jones.

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Business and Society Research Seminar 2017

June 8-9, 2017
IÉSEG Lille

The Business and Society Research Seminar, hosted by the IÉSEG Center for Organizational Responsibility (ICOR) at IÉSEG School of Management (France) in collaboration with the Louvain CSR Network of the Louvain Research Institute in Management and Organizations (UCL, Belgium), Audencia Business School (France) and ICHEC Brussels Management School (Belgium), will this year be held in Lille, on June 8-9, 2017.

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ICOR Thesis Award ceremony & Conference on « Basic Income: Toward a fair and free society? »

Wednesday April 19, 2017 - 19h
IÉSEG - Lille campus (3 Rue de la Digue, 59000 Lille)

On April 19, 2017, a conference/debate (in French) on the topic of the Basic Income will be organized at the IESEG School of Management (Lille campus) in the context of the second edition of the ICOR Thesis Award ceremony. The keynote speaker will be Philippe Van Parijs (Université de Louvain), co-founder of the Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN). The second speaker will be Jean-Eric Hyafil (Sorbonne), co-founder of the « Mouvement Français pour un Revenu de Base » (MFRB). The student associations ENACTUS and LA TRIBUTE are associated to this event and will lead the debate with the audience after the talks of the two speakers. Participation to the conference is free but registration is required.

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ICOR/Management Seminar – by Christoph Lütge

April 20, 2017 / 14:30 - 16:00
IÉSEG Paris

Prof. Christoph Lütge (Technical University of Munich, Germany) will present his work on « Experimental Business Ethics » in the context of an ICOR/Management Research Seminar.

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