External seminar & conference

When organizational time shapes generational stereotypes

Mélia Djabi presented her paper “When organizational time shapes generational stereotypes. An in-depth qualitative case study of organizational generations”, co-authored with Laura Cottard and Sakura Shimada at EGOS.

Abstract: Based on an in-depth qualitative case study of a French railway company, the paper shows that the generational categories contrasting the ‘young’ and the ‘old’ reflect, above all, the recent transformations of the profession of train driver. Generational stereotypes highlight a struggle for the legitimate (…)

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Organizational socialization tactics

Mélia Djabi  attended the AOM conference and presented her paper “Organizational socialization tactics: insights from a cross-national perspective”, co-authored with Kerstin Kuyken (UQAM) and Sakura Shimada (Lirsa, Cnam).

Abstract: This paper aims to identify the influence of the national context on organisational tactics and practices that are favored by organizations in order to socialize new recruits. A comparison of Canadian, German and Japanese institutional contexts brings to light national contingency factors that (…)

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Food retailers make me happy

Valérie Nicolas-Hémar attended the Third International Colloquium on Kids Retailing in Bordeaux, on 15th– 16th June 2017. She presented her paper “ ‘Food retailers make me happy’ What wellbeing means to children in food context”, written in collaboration with Pascale Ezan.

Abstract: Drawing on the FWB paradigm and (…)

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Donor National Interests or Recipient Needs?

Felipe Starosta de Waldemar attended the 4th DIAL Conference on Development Economics held at the University of Paris-Dauphine, on June 29 and 30th 2017.  He presented “Donor National Interests or Recipient Needs? Evidence from EU Multinational Tender Procedures on Foreign Aid”.

Abstract:  Official development assistance provided bilaterally by donor countries usually combines  altruistic and self-interest motives. This paper explores if these traditional determinants of  bilateral foreign aid also (…)

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Valérie Nicolas-Hémar at the AFM

Valérie Nicolas-Hémar presented the two following papers at the 33rd Congress of the French Marketing Association (AFM), Tours, May 16-19.

Leader and opinion leader in children’s groups: which relationships? Co-written with Pascale Ezan and Mathilde Gollety.

Abstract: This research aims to identify in what extent leaders in children’s groups are also opinion leaders in various consumption situations. In particular, it (…)

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Are front-of-pack labels legitimate?

Lydiane Nabec presented the paper co-written with Philippe Mérigot, entitled: “Are front-of-pack labels legitimate? The explicative role of label format according to consumers’ nutrition expertise” at the 33rd Congress of the French Marketing Association (AFM), Tours, May 16-19.

Abstract: To help changing nutritional practices of consumers and to improve their collective and individual well-being, a French law of 2016 organizes the (…)

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