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Research Grants

[24] CY Initiative Grant project: “The uncertainty of knowledge”. A joint multidisciplinary collaboration CYU & Eutopia (participant, PI : L. Radut-Gaghi)  Theme: “Paths of scientific reasoning in the public debate on climate change”

[18] University-wide (COMUE) Grant for 2 years Postdoc (120 k€). A joint collaboration with the University of Cergy-Pontoise Computer Science dpt. (co PI, with Dimitri Kotzinos/ETIS). 2019-2021.. Theme: “A Big Data approach to the evolution of beliefs among entrepreneurs: Analysis and modelling of the social calculation of theories of action”

Journal publications

[26] Weary of the Harsh Realities of People Management? Leadership Development as Cultivating a Taste for Muddy Situations. Organizational Dynamics. (2024). <download>

[25] Extracting Unique Discussions of Interests for Entrepreneurs and Managers in a Set of Business Tweets without Any Human Bias. IEEE Access, 2023 (with Mansouri, J., Swaileh, W., & Kotzinos, D.)  <download and cite> 

[20] Entrepreneurship Education at the Crossroads: Challenging Taken-for-Granted Assumptions and Opening New Perspectives Journal of Management Inquiry 2022 31(2)  123-134 doi: 10.1177/10564926211042222 (with Michela Loi et al.) <download> <to cite> 

[21] On the hard problem of selecting bundles of rules: A conceptual exploration of heuristics emergence processes Management Decision 2021 9(7), 1598-1616 <download

[19] Effort is Dead, Long Live Effort:  Performance as ‘Planning for a Good Trip’. Organizational Dynamics, 2020 49(4) Doi: 10.1016/j.orgdyn.2019.07.001  <download> 

[16] When “It Depends” Amounts to More Than Simple Contingent Relationships: Three Canonical Forms of Inversions Journal of Organizational Behavior, 2016   (w/ Laura Trinchera, Dong Ook Choi, Hannah, Sean T.) <download>

[15] Task Complexity and Shared Value Orientation: Exploring the Moderators of a Social Dilemma in Team Social Networks, Industrial and Corporate Change 2016 25(5):739-56. doi: 10.1093/icc/dtv046 (w/ Godart, Frédéric C. and Matthias Thiemann.)  <download>

[14] Debunking the false dichotomy of leadership idealism and pragmatism: Critical evaluation and support of newer genre leadership theories. Journal of Organizational Behavior 2014. 35/5: 598-621.   doi: 10.1002/job.1931 (with Hannah, S. T., J. J. Sumanth, and P. Lester) <download>

[12] Who Changes Course? The Role of Domain Knowledge and Novel Framing in Making Technology Changes, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal 2012 6/3: 236-256 (with N. Furr and Sam Garg)  <download>

[8] A framework forexamining leadership in extreme contexts. The Leadership Quarterly 2009 20(6)897-919 (with Hannah, S.T., M. Uhl-Bien,B.J. Avolio) <download>

Proceedings and Conference Papers

[22] Completely Unsupervised Opinion Mining in online (professional groups’) discussions Networks (Sunbelt & NetSci), Indiana University 2021 (with Mansouri, J., Swaileh, W., & Kotzinos, D.)

[13] Task complexity and value orientation: Exploring the moderators of a dilemma in social networks, AOM Annual Meeting Proceedings 2013. Academy of Management, Orlando. (with F. Godart & M. Thiemann)

[11] Too much of a good thing? Resources effects in new ventures. Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 2011 . 31/3.(with N. Furr)

[9] Getting disoriented by extreme events: An invitation beyond the looking-glass of averages and toward variability-based learning. Actes de la conference. AIMS 2009.

[7] Distinguishing Extreme vs. Average Performance in Nascent Firms: Putting Risk Back into Entrepreneurship Research. Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 2009 29(22) (with A. Robb)

[5] Impacts of intrateam diversity on team performance variance: two ways to take chances. G. Solomon, ed. AOM Annual Meeting Proceedings 2007, Academy of Management,Atlanta, 1-6.


[28] Prière de rendre votre écosystème moins absurde que vous l’avez trouvé : 20 leçons sur notre (r) apport au vivant et au social, (signed & drafted), avec E. Lenoir


[31] Oui! La France est un paradis pour entrepreneurs, Plon, 2016. (plus d'information sur la page du livre)


[27] Cavarretta, F. Wishing for shift:  A paradigm perspective on ecological transition In H. Bouthinon-Dumas, A. Chatterjee & B. Leca (Eds.), Navigating the Ecological Transition. [book in progress, chapter accepted]

[17] Une exploration des propriétés épistémiques des règles « clés de voûte » des entrepreneurs, in Morin, Edgar & Bibard, Laurent « Complexité et organisations » Faire face aux défis de demain, Eyrolles 2018, Paris, p83

[6] Quels compromis pour composer l'équipe entrepreneuriale, 2008, in H. Bouchikhi, ed. L'Art d'Entreprendre : des Idées pour Agir Pearson Education, Paris, 55


[4] Method and system for enlisting the help of other people via a communications network”. Patent Filed 09/988,435, USPTO, 2001, Washington, DC, jointly with A. de Changy 

White papers, thesis and reports

[23] A Neo-Carnegie & Pragmatist Perspective on Managerial Uncertainties, Habilitation à Diriger des Thèses (HDR), Université de Lille 2021

[10] The Management and Organization Science Puzzle: Questions from a Metaphorical Comparison of Medicine and Management, NSF White Paper 2011, SBE2020 (with N. Furr)

Composition de l'équipe et Variabilité de la Performance, PhD Thesis, INSEAD/Université Paris Dauphine 2008 (notice sudoc, worldcat)

[3] Le marché des systèmes de paiements. Systèmes et Sécurité 1996 4(4) 79 (with J. de Silva) [english version: Payment Mechanisms for the Internet Commerce]

[2] High-definition and digital television market, Matra/Strategic Studies, 1991, ENSTA M.Sc. final thesis (in French) <download>

[1] An expert system simulation of Spinoza’s Ethics, EDF Research Center 1988, Polytechnique, B.A. final thesis. 

Working Papers

[wp23] For the Boss too, Motivation and Expectations Rule: Approaching Leadership as an Aesthetic Problem

[wp22] Value(s) Shine yet Only Paradigms Happen: On Defocusing Stakeholder Theory

[wp20] Toward a Scholarship of Optimal and Instantiable Theories of Action: An Extension of Theory Jurisdiction on Managerial Actors’ Paradigms 

[wp10] An Inquiry into the Epistemic Properties of Entrepreneurs’ Keystone Rules. ESSEC WP 1415 (with Nathan Furr) <download>

[wp09] Building Theory based on Variability: Reinterpreting the Contradictions of Resources in New Ventures (with Nathan Furr) [best paper awards at AIE11 & ACERE14]

[wp08] Leadership Beyond the Tipping Point: Toward the Discovery of Inversions and Complementary Hypotheses (2015). ESSEC Working Paper 1519 (SSRN).  (with Hannah, Sean and Piccolo, Ronald F)

[wp07] Influence of team diversity on organizational hazard: distinguishing effects on along-time vs. cross-task performance variability 

[wp06] Getting disoriented by extreme events: An invitation beyond the looking-glass of averages and toward variability-based learning. INSEAD Working Papers Collection (2008/04/OB) 36

[wp05]  Better, best or worst teams? Linking intra-team diversity to extreme performance. INSEAD Working Paper 2007/56/OB. Fontainebleau. <download>