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Raymond-Alain Thiétart
Distinguished Emeritus Professor, Management Department

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Curriculum Vitae (pdf)
General Information Research Areas Publications Teaching Other Activities
Education
Agrégé des Facultés en Sciences de Gestion.
Ph.D., and MPhil, Columbia University.
DEA Université de Paris IX-Dauphine.
Diplôme ESSEC.
INSA Electrical Engineer.
Research Areas
Areas
Organization theory and strategic management.


Academic Publications
Books
  Stratégies : Des concepts à leur mise en oeuvre. (with JM. Xuereb). 3rd edition. Paris (France)  : DUNOD, 2015
  Méthodes de Recherche en Management. (with E. Al). 4th edition. Paris (France)  : Dunod, 2014
  Le Management. 10th edition. PARIS (FRANCE)  : Presses Universitaires de France, 2014
  Stratégies. Actualité et futurs de la recherche. (with A. Martinet). Paris (France)  : Vuibert/FNEGE, 2001
  Doing Management Research. London (Grande‑Bretagne)  : Sage Publications, 2001
  Microeconomic Contributions to Strategic Management. (with J. Thepot). Amsterdam (Pays‑Bas)  : North-Holland, 1991
  La stratégie d'entreprise. 2d edition. Paris (France)  : McGraw-Hill, 1990
  Précis de direction et de gestion. (with Y. Enregle). 5th edition. Paris (France)  : Les Editions d'Organisation, 1986
  La Dynamique de l'Homme au Travail - Une Nouvelle Approche par l'Analyse de Systèmes. Paris : Les Editions d'Organisation, 1977


Articles
  "Strategy Dynamics: Agency, Path Dependency, and Self-Organized Emergence" (RA. Thietart), Strategic Management Journal, Apr 2016, Vol. 37, Issue 4, p. 774‑792
  "Capabilities as shift parameters for the outsourcing decision" (A. Jain, RA. Thietart), Strategic Management Journal, Dec 2014, Vol. Volume 35, , Issue Issue 12 , p. 1881‑1890
  "Knowledge based transactions and decision framing in Information Technology Outsourcing" (A. Jain, RA. Thietart), Journal of Strategic Information Systems (The), Dec 2013, Vol. 22, Issue 4, p. 315‑327
  "The research challenge of French business schools : the case of the Grandes Ecoles" (RA. Thietart), Journal of Management Development (The), Aug 2009, Vol. 28, Issue 8, p. 711‑717
  "Dynamique concurrentielle et cascades d'externalisations" (A. Jain, RA. Thietart), Revue Française de Gestion, Oct 2007, Vol. 33, Issue 177, p. 149‑162
  "Choice, chance and inevitability in strategy" (M. De Rond, RA. Thietart), Strategic Management Journal, May 2007, Vol. 28, Issue 5, p. 535‑551
  "Responsabilité Stratégique des dirigeants - Entre hasard, choix et inévitabilité" (M. De Rond, RA. Thietart), Revue Française de Gestion, Mar 2007, Vol. 33, Issue 172, p. 62‑77
  "Comprendre l'entreprise et son organisation. Les composantes du management" (RA. Thietart), Cahiers Français (Les), Jan 2004, Issue 321
  "De Nouvelles Règles pour l'Entreprise" (R. De Rochebrune), Revue Française de Gestion, Jan 2001
  "Stradin : A Strategic Dynamic and Interactive Decision-making Process" (RA. Thietart, M. Bergadaa), Group Decision and Negotiation, Jan 1997, Vol. 6, Issue 1
  "Action, Structure and Chaos" (B. Forgues), Organization Studies, Jan 1997, Vol. 18, Issue 1
  "Ordre et chaos dans les organisations" (RA. Thietart), Les Cahiers du Management, Jan 1996, Vol. 4 et 5
  "La dialectique de l'ordre et du chaos dans les organisations" (RA. Thietart, B. Forgues), Cahiers du Management (Les), Jan 1996, Issue 4 et 5
  "Chaos Theory and Organization" (RA. Thietart, B. Forgues), Organization Science, Jan 1995, Vol. 6, Issue 1
  "Organisation V : une exploration du cyber-espace par la firme artificielle" (RA. Thietart), Revue Française de Gestion, Sep 1994, Issue 200
  "La dialectique de l'ordre et du chaos dans les organisations" (RA. Thietart, B. Forgues), Revue Française de Gestion, Mar 1993, Issue 93
  "Le Management du changement: une mission impossible" (RA. Thietart), Les Cahiers du Management, Mar 1993
  "Contrôle des actionnaires et pouvoir des gestionnaires : comment assurer l'équilibre ?" (RA. Thietart), Revue Française de Gestion, Jan 1992
  "Les actionnaires face aux gestionnaires : le cas d'une grande entreprise" (RA. Thietart), Revue Française de Gestion, Jan 1992
  "L'histoire, un outil pour la gestion" (L. Marmonier), Revue Française de Gestion, Sep 1988, Issue 70
  "Technology and Organization : The Mutual Organization in the European Aerospace Industry" (C. Koenig), International Studies of Management and Organization, Jan 1988, Vol. XVII, Issue 4
  "Strategies for Poorly Performing Businesses" (RA. Thietart), Interfaces, Jan 1988, Vol. 18, Issue 3
  "Managers, Engineers and Government : The Emergence of the Mutual Organization in the European Aerospace Industry" (C. Koenig), Technology in Society, Jan 1988, Vol. 10, Issue 1
  "Programmes aérospatiaux : la stratégie de l'organisation mutuelle" (C. Koenig), Revue Française de Gestion, Mar 1987, Issue 62
  "The Effect of Business Interdependencies on Product R & D Intensive Business Performance" (M. Horwitch), Management Science, Feb 1987, Vol. 33, Issue 2
  "Stratégies de revitalisation pour les activités en difficulté" (RA. Thietart), Revue Française de Gestion, Mar 1986, Issue 56 et 57


Chapters
  Chaos Theory. In: The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Strategic Management (with B. Forgues). New York (USA) : Palgrave Macmilan, Mie Augier, David J. Teece. 2014
  Complexity Science and Organization. In: The SAGE Handbook of Complexity and Management (with B. Forgues). Cranfield University (USA) : P. Allen, S. Maguire, W.H. McKelvey. 2011, p. 53-64
  From Hunter-gatherer to Organizational Man: a Morality Tale. In: Moral Foundations of Management Knowledge (with K. Gordon). Nothampton (USA) : Edward Elgar Publishing, Marie-Laure Djelic and Radu Vranceanu. 2007
  Les défis de la complexité. In: Les défis du management. Paris (France) : Editions Liaisons, KALIKA M.. 2002
  Management et complexité : concepts et théories. In: Stratégies. Actualité et futurs de la recherche. Paris (France) : Vuibert/FNEGE, MARTINET A.C., THIETART R.A.. 2001
  Uncertainty, Complexity and New Product Development. In: Strategy, Structure and Style (with J. Xuereb). Chichester (Grande-Bretagne) : John Wiley and Sons, THOMAS H,, O'NEAL D,, GHERTMAN M,. 1997
  Complexité : du vivant au management. In: Encyclopédie de Gestion (with L. Langrand-Escure). Paris (France) : Economica, SIMON Y., JOFFRE P.. 1997
  Les nouveaux problèmes de structure et de gestion des entreprises. In: Histoire de la France industrielle (with L. Marmonier). Paris (France) : Larousse, LEVY-LEBOYER M.. 1996
  Dynamique non-linéaire dans les organisations : implications pour le management. In: L'organisation apprenante (with B. Forgues). Aix-en-Provence (France) : Université de Provence, MALLET VJ,. 1996
  Contrôle limité et changement dans les organisations multidivisionnelles. In: Perspectives en Management Stratégique (with K. Koenig). Paris : Economica, NOEL A,. 1995
  Are Crises Chaotic? Evidence from a Case Study. In: New Avenues in Risk and Crisis Management (with B. Forgues). BARTON L.. 1995
  Stradin : A Computer Network-based Strategic Decision-making Process. In: Strategies for Players in a Larger World (with M. Bergadaa). Amsterdam (Pays-Bas) : Elsevier - Science Publishers, BURTON R.M., FORSYTH J.D., OBEL B.. 1992
  Les positions stratégiques. In: Encyclopédie de Gestion. Paris : Vuibert, HELFER P, ORSONI J,. 1992
  Positions compétitives. In: Encyclopédie du Management. Paris (France) : Vuibert, 1991
  The Dynamics of Power and Control : A Case Study of Bull. In: Micro-Economic Contributions to Strategic Management. Amsterdam (Pays-Bas) : North-Holland, THEPOP J., THIETART R.A.. 1991
  The Mutual Organization : A New Form of Cooperation in a High Technology Industry. In: The Strategic Management of Technological Innovation (with C. Koenig). Chichester (Grande-Bretagne) : John Wiley & Sons Ltd., LOVERIDGE R., PITT M.. 1990


Other Publications
Press articles
  "Gérer entre l'Ordre et le Chaos". L'Art de la Stratégie, Les Echos, 01 Jun 2000


Teaching at ESSEC

PhD program: corporate strategy, organization theory, disciplinary foundations in management

MSc program: strategic management

Executive education: general management 

Awards and Distinctions

Fellow of the Academy of Management (1998-present)

Ford Foundation fellow (1971-1974)

Fulbright fellow (1971-1974)

European business prize (1989)

Harvard-L'Expansion best book prize in management (1984)

Best paper award (Westren Academy of Management, 2008)

Prix Academique de la Recherche (Syntec, 2016) 


Scientific Activities
Editorial Board Membership
  Strategic Organization, SAGE
  m@n@gement, AIMS
  Journal of Strategy and Management, Emerald
  Strategic Management Journal, Wiley-Blackwell
  Revue française de Gestion, Lavoisier
  International Studies of Management & Organization, ISMO
  Long Range Planning, LRP - Cass Business School
  Systèmes d'Information et Management
  Sciences de Gestion
  Entreprises et Histoire


Conference Presentations

Numerous contributions to conferences: Academy of Management, Strategic Management Society, The Institute of Management Science, Operation Research Society of America, European Operational Research Society, Association Internationale de Management Stratégique, Association Française de Cybernétique Economique et Technique, Associacion Cientifica de la Empresa.


Affiliations and Academic Responsibilities

Member of the Academy of Management

Member of the Strategic Management Society

Member of the Association Internationale de Management Stratégique

Member of the Institute for Operation Research and Management Science

Senior Editor of Organization Science  (1994-1998). 

Reviewer for several academic journals (1974-present): Administrative Science Quarterly, Management Science, Academy of Management Journal, Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory, European Journal of Operational Research, Revue de Management Public, International Journal of Research in Marketing, Journal of Management Studies, RAIRO, Recherche et Applications en Marketing, Human Relations.

Director of CEFAG, Centre Européen de Formation Approfondie à la Gestion (2000-2003)

Vice-President of the Association des Amis de l'Ecole de Paris de Management (1994-1999)

President of Association Internationale de Management Stratégique (2001-2004)

Council member of the Institute of Management Science (1986-1988)

 


Consulting & Other Activities

Advisor to corporations in strategy and management (3M, EDF, Alberta Energy Co., Kodak, Elf, Alcatel, Longchamps, La Voix du Nord)

Expert to the E.U., French Ministry of Industry, French Ministry of Social Affairs.

Head of the series "Stratégie et Management" and "Manager" at McGraw-Hill (1980-1992)

Editorial Advisor at InterEditions (1992-1995).


Professional Experience

University Professor, Université Paris IX-Dauphine, Université of Paris X-Nanterre, Université de Caen (1979-2007)

Visiting Professor of Management,MIT.(1984-1985)

Emeritus Professor, University of Paris-Dauphine (2007-2012)

Affiliate Professor at the European Institute of Advanced Studies in Management (1978-1982)

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Contact
E-mail

ESSEC Business School
Av. Bernard Hirsch
B.P. 50105
95021 Cergy Pontoise Cedex
France

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