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Family firms are widespread among public companies in France. In a recent paper, Ben Ali, Boubaker & Magnan, provide evidence that the presence of multiple large shareholders (MLS) beyond the largest controlling shareholder (LCS) mitigates the agency conflicts between large and minority shareholders, hence reducing the level of audit fees paid by family-controlled firms. Using […]

The purpose of this study is to understand how suppliers respond to institutional pressure in an uncertain environment and what impact do these responses have on their financial performance as well as on cleaner production. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 20 Tier 1 suppliers to automotive companies (OEM) in India, which is widely cited for […]


Within the context of the internationalization of organizations and, in particular, growing numbers of staff members from different cultures, the number of studies on the management of cultural differences has increased considerably. However, as several authors have observed, studies on cultural differences and the concept of cultural identity remain limited, in large part due to […]

FinTech (Financial Technology) and Blockchain are prevalent topics among technology leaders in finance today. This article describes the impact and revolution of FinTech and Blockchain in the financial industry and demonstrates the main characteristics of such technology. Then, we present three critical challenges as well as three ethical issues about using Blockchain technology. Next, we […]

When it comes to work engagement (one’s vigor, dedication, and absorption directed to work tasks), some job resources are more important for some, but not for others – and it is largely dependent on your office location. Halinski and Harrison (2020) recently published an article in the International Journal of Public Sector Management, exploring this hypothesis with public service employees in […]

We examine the effect of age and the moderating effect of labour market situations on individuals’ decisions to enter into risky innovative entrepreneurship. Using population-level data from 94 countries from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor database we find that although age is negatively related to the choice of innovative entrepreneurship, the age–innovative entrepreneurship choice relationship is […]

With digitalisation, the role of the finance manager is now taking on an increasingly strategic dimension for which it is imperative to prepare students. To meet this challenge, the EM Normandie Business School is launching an MSc Financial Data Management at the start of the 2020 academic year. Accredited by the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles […]

A Management Grande Ecole expresses first and foremost a commitment: graduating young people who will integrate the job market fast, equipped to move on unfazed and fulfil their lives throughout their professional careers. It is also a guarantee to be taking a top level academic programme, recognised internationally and in the business world.  Furthermore, it […]

“Work, freedom, dignity” was one of the many slogans that Tunisians chanted in 2011 to vent their frustration with the government of president Ben Ali, which they accused of having looted the country for over two decades. In less than four weeks, Tunisia’s “Jasmine” revolution forced the president to flee, and his regime to tumble. […]

Si les étudiants sont de plus en plus sensibles et sensibilisés à la notion d’éthique, appliquer leurs principes dans le monde de l’entreprise n’est pas toujours aisé. Une réalité d’autant plus vraie dans le secteur de la finance ! En encadrant les opérations financières par des principes moraux qui leurs sont propres,  les religions peuvent-elles constituer […]