François-Xavier de Vaujany

Equipe de recherche Management & Organisation (M&O)


PSL-Université Paris-Dauphine




Head of a research group in management and organization theory (M&O, DRM, PSL-Université Paris-Dauphine) (2009-2015)

Co-chair of the Organizations,Artifacts and Practices (OAP) workshop (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017)

Co-director of the Master Business Consulting & IT (128), Université Paris-Dauphine (since 2009)

Co-founder and president of the Research Group on Collaborative Spaces (RGCS) (since 2014)

Co-director of the dual PhD CIS-Paris-Dauphine

Member of the steering comitee of the UMR CNRS DRM (7088) (Since 2009)

Expert for the AERES and the ANR (Public French organizations evaluating research)

President of HCERES committees (2013 and 2017)

Expert for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (Public Canadian Organization evaluating research)

Guest Editor (with Marlei Pozzebon, Bernard Leca, Eduardo Diniz, Nathalie Mitev), Special Issue 2017 about "Sociomateriality and the relationship among artifacts, organizations & practices" for the Revista de Administração de Empresas

Guest Editor (with Aurélie Leclercq-Vandelanoitte, Ian Munro, Yesh Nama and Robin Holt) of a special issue in Organization Studies "Control and surveillance of new work practices"

Member of the scientific committee of Management International (Since 2007) and M@n@gement (2008-2014)

Senior Editor of Systèmes d'Information et Management (SIM) (Since 2007)

Ad hoc reviewer for several journals (MISQ,OS, I&O, EJIS, ITP, RFG, FCS, M@n@gement)

Co-chair EGOS 2018 ST "Coworkers, hacker and makers: transforming and making visible work practices" with Stefan Haefliger and Janet Merkel

Member of the programm committee IFIP 8.2. 2014 (Auckland, December 2014) and IFIP 8.2 2016 (Dublin, December 2016)

Co-coordinator of the Standing Group of the Organizations, Artifacts & Practices (OAP) workshop

Associate researcher to the Fondation Paris-Dauphine (chaire IESO)

Former associate editor for ICIS (2012 and 2013)

Member of the Academy of Management (AOM, OCIS and OMT divisions), the  European Group on Organization Studies (EGOS) and the European Academy of Management (EURAM).


2007: Agrégation des Universités en sciences de gestion (option: Management des Systèmes d'Information et de Communication), public competitive examination for full professorship

2006: Habilitation to supervise research (HDR) in management & organization studies

2001: PhD in management & organization studies (Université Jean Moulin, Lyon 3).

1998: Preparatory class for the agregation d'économie et gestion (Université Lyon 2) and lauréat of the agrégation d'économie et gestion

1997: Master 'Stratégie et Management' (path 'organizational change') and DU Management (Organization theory and organizational economics), Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3

1996: Bordeaux Ecole de Management

1992 (one year): Preparatory class (HEC) at the Institution des Chartreux (Lyon).

Since 2009: Professor at Université Paris-Dauphine. Researcher at DRM (M&O). Head of M&O research group. Co-director of the MBC program. Member of the scientific comitee of the university (2011-2012). Holder of the Prime d'Excellence Scientifique (PES).

From 2007 to 2009: Professor at IAE de Grenoble and resarcher at the CERAG (UMR CNRS). Co-director of the research group in MIS. Director of the Ms SIO research.

From 2002 to 2007: Associate professor at Université Saint-Etienne (ISEAG). Researcher at Preactis. Ajoint-director and director of Preactis (research center in management of université Jean Monnet). Director of the Ms Project Management.

From 1997 to 2001: PhD student and assistant professor at Jean Moulin Lyon 3 University.


2017 (December): Visiting professor at HUJ

2017 (March): Visiting professor at the Stockholm Business School

2013 (April): Visiting researcher at McGill University (Desautels faculty of management) and HEC Montréal (GreSI).

2008 (January to March, october): Visiting professor at the London School of Economics and Political Science (ISIG, Management Department)

2005 (January to March): Visting scholar at the Copenhagen Business School (Informatik department)

2000 (June to August): Invited research student at Cambridge University (Judge Business School)
Co-chair Organizations, Artifacts and Practices (OAP) workshop, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Member of the OC and scientific committee of the 1st and 2nd RGCS Symposium

Co-coordinator with Julie Fabbri & Anna Glaser of ST-AIMS 7 at AIMS 2017 in Lyon (about coworkers, makers & hackers)

Member of the program committee of IFIP 8.2 2016 in Dublin

Co-convenor for EGOS 2016 track "Control, Materiality and Practices" with Andrew Pickering and Emmanuelle Vaast

Chair scientific comitee AIM 2011

Member of the scientific comitee of AIM (2003-)

Member of the organizing comitee of MCX 1999

Member of the organizing comitee of the JRAO 2005

Member of the organizing comitee for IFIP 2009 (virtual worlds)


Session chair at AIMS 2009, AIM 2009 and 2011

Member of jurys for best PhD dissertations awards (Transversal FNEGE 2011, AIM-Robert Reix from 2007, EDL)

COURSESKey topics:

Research design in management and organization studies

Being an academic

Case study research

Theories of IS: an organizational perspective

Evaluation of managerial techniques in organizations

Strategic management


Executive MBA students, Ms students (Master Business consulting, Master Politique Générale, Master Management of Université Paris-Dauphine), MBA IP, PhD students (école doctorale)

Also past experiences with students of engineering schools (ENTPE, Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne, Ecole des Mines de Nantes) and business school students (ESCP-EAP and IAE).

Best paper award 2015 of the Fondation Paris-Dauphine

Best paper award of the Academy of Management (AoM) 2013, OCIS division

Selected for the AoM best papers proceedings 2013

Finalist best paper award Syntec Management 2013

Finalist Emerald Business Research award for Emerging Researcher 2012

Since 2009: Holder of the Prime d'Excellence Scientifique (PES)

Best PhD dissertation award EDL 2003

PhD and HDR supervisions
7 on-going PhD supervisions

4 on-going HDR supervisions

5 PhD defended

Past participations to 105 PhD or HDR defenses


Research contract with investment banks, from January 2014. Member of the project. Topic: "Compliance, regulation and technology", in collaboration with Kalle Lyytinen, Stefan Haefliger and Wlad Fomin.

PSL research contract (DMP project), from March 2013, project coordinator, associate researcher. Topic: Design, materiality and practices: stakes of space and legitimacy. In collaboration between DRM and Mines ParisTech (CSI and CGS). Fieldwork about global universities (McGill, Stanford, Berkley...) and their "campus tours".

CIGREF (ISD project, wave A), 2011-2012, project coordinator, associate researcher. Topic: Fads and fashions in IT innovations. In collaboration with Sabine Carton, Carine Dominguez Péry and Emmanuelle Vaast. Fieldworks about several trade shows (E-commerce, Internet world, SITL, IND-AO) and TS organizers (Reed Elsevier and GL events).

Chaire IESO, from October 2011, associate researcher. Coordinator of a research about organizational reputation. Partners: Sanofi, PSA, Total and Sogeti.

Convention de recherche Suez-IAE de Lyon, 1999-2003. Topic: Use of Intranet and groupware technologies. Fieldwork: Global evaluation of the Intranet of Suez. Analysis of the IS of several subsidiaries.   

Consulting activities from 2010