Articles and Books in English

Pour un management interculturel

Welcome !

Dear English-speaking reader, you will find here some of my research (articles and chapters) have been translated. Until you learn a bit of French (!). 

I'm a sociologist and HR consultant with expertise in the field of international mobility of executives and international HR management. I'm also a researcher for economic sociology and cross-cultural management. Through a global corporate university operating in 40 countries that I helped set up while being Training Director with L'Oreal, I provide worldwide support for the development of companies, managers and executives, facilitating the integration and success of people with diverse profiles. 

I also teach HR and cross-cultural management at various top-league business schools such as University of Dauphine (on Cross cultural management), ESSEC, HEC Geneva …

I'm co-director of the “Master in Cross-Cultural Management” for professional training at the University Paris-Dauphine. This Master, the only one of its kind in Europa, regroups the best specialists in the field to constitute an exceptional educational team : university academics, corporate executives, consultants, all recognized for their skills and practice in the field of cross- cultural situations in the world today. 

The Master in Cross-cultural Management prepares for careers and innovative fields: in charge of international projects, manager of international mobility, expatriation and detachment coaching, in charge of diversity management, consultant in cross-cultural management…

This Master is recommended not only for people who wish to consolidate a portfolio of existing operational skills but also for those who wish to change their career orientations, to give a new sense to their careers, to explore the paths of organizations of any size and to create added value on a national or interna- tional scale.

Prior to consulting, I spent more than 15 years as HR manager with companies such as Elf Aquitaine (Total) and L'Oréal. 

I hold a PhD in Corporate Sociology on “The international mobility of executives and international human resource management”, a PGD in “Labor management and corporate social development”, both from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques. 

My publications include (in French !) : The changing face of the world. Sociology of Globalization, Le Seuil, 2003 (co-authored with Jean-Luc Metzger and Dominique Martin), In favour of Intercultural Management. From Diversity to Recognition in Companies, L'Harmattan, 2008 (co-authored with Evalde Mutabazi). And some others in english (!) : 

On Sociology of Globalization :

  • Dominique MARTIN, Jean-Luc METZGER & Philippe PIERRE, « Globalization, american domination and “new globalitarian” myth », Contrepoint philosophique, Download the free document in pdf, September 2004.
  • Dominique MARTIN, Jean-Luc METZGER et Philippe PIERRE, « The sociology of globalization : theoretical and methodological reflections », International Sociology, 21/4, Download the free document in pdf, July 2006.
  • Valeri KRYLOV et Philippe PIERRE, “Contemporary globalization impacting nation-states. A new world disorder ?”, Document de travail, Download the free document in pdf, 2008.

On Learning Organization :

  • Eric MELLET, Philippe PIERRE et Béatrice QUASNIK, “Matrix Sales University. A New Model for Learning”, Reflections. The SOL Journal US, Volume 9, number 2, Download the free document in pdf, 2009.

On International Executives Mobility :

  • Bernard FERNANDEZ, Evalde MUTABAZI & Philippe PIERRE, “International Executives, Identity Strategies and Mobility in France and China”, Asia Pacific Business Review, Vol.12, N°1, Download the free document in pdf, March 2006.
  • Laura GHERARDI et Philippe PIERRE, « Geographic Mobility as a System of Power Relations Inside Business Networks », Perspective on global development and technology (PGDT), Volume 12, Issue 4, Download the free document in pdf, 2013, pp. 514-530.

On Diversity Management and Cross-Cultural Management :

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