> 3 Cross-disciplinary Research Teams
Company networks are becoming more and more critical. Interactions between members of a network involve generating a large quantity of data fostering the emergence of new knowledge. A network is also nurtured by exchanges with the outside world. But the more it expands, the more complex and difficult to manage it becomes. One solution would be to set rules but they might stifle its development. Other innovative avenues are worth exploring.The main themes addressed are:
In a context of market openness and expansion, International Management represents a major thematic issue in Management Science. At the crossroads of several disciplinary fields, it deals with a complex reality which is closely linked with the changes in the global environment. Research work conducted within the framework of the “International Management’ research team contributes to a better understanding of managerial practices in internationalized companies. The proposed reflection and action guidelines may help organizations better achieve the development and coordination of their international activities.
The main themes addressed are:
The growing concerns about sustainable development in the area of company management emphasize the need for a fundamental reflection on the Societal Responsibility of Organizations (SRO) and its instrumentation in the form of standards and models of performance measurement and control. For many experts and managers, the idea would be now to integrate into the same management model, the economic, social and environmental dimensions, generally considered as the three components of sustainable development. Taking into account environmental and societal challenges at national and international levels entails then extending the model to a broader group of stakeholders and including, for example, issues such as societal risk management and diversity management.
The theme of Management and Societal Responsibility of Organizations is a crossover of several Management Science disciplines and calls for a multidisciplinary approach involving a dialogue with other disciplines in human and social sciences. It also raises specific research issues concerning the size of organizations, their business sectors (industry, services…), their location (at local or international level) and their aims (publicly-owned company or non-profit organization…).
In order to take into consideration the diversity of the research work conducted by its members, the « Management and Societal Responsibility of Organizations » research team chose to take a particular interest in the following themes:
Last updated: February 9, 2017