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Bernard Forgues Profesor and director of Ph.D. and Doctoral Programs



Bernard Forgues is a professor of Strategic Management and Organization Theory. He is interested in how organizations use socially constructed technologies to pursue their strategic goals.


  1. 1996 Accreditation to supervise research - Paris-Dauphine University, Paris, France
  2. 1993 Doctorate in Business Administration - Paris-Dauphine University, Paris, France
  3. 1989 Mphil (DEA) in Strategic Management - Paris-Dauphine University, Paris, France


  1. 2015-2016 Visiting Scholar - HEC Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
  2. 2004-2008 Professor of Strategy and Management - IAE de Lille, Lille, France
  3. 2004-2006 Directeur de recherche - CNRS, France
  4. 1999-2004 Professor of Management - Paris XII University, Paris, France
  5. 1999-2000 Visiting Scholar - University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, Pennsylvania, USA
  6. 2000 Visiting Scholar, Sociology Department - University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, USA
  7. 1997-1999 Professor of Management - University of Tours, Tours, France
  8. 1994-1997 Assistant professor of Management - Paris-Dauphine University, Paris, France

Scientific CommitteesTop

Senior Editor, Organization Studies

Editorial Board Member, Academy of Management Review

Editorial Board Member, Strategic Organization


  1. Institutional theory
  2. Strategic Management
  3. Technology


EGOS, Vice-Chair

Courses taughtTop

  1. Ph.D. in Management : Organization Theory
  2. Ph.D. in Management : Materiality and Organization
  3. Ph.D. in Management : Know Your Classics
  4. Tronc commun Masters Spécialisés : Management Stratégique
  5. MS Entreprendre : Business Models

Previously, he taught various courses in research methods, crisis management, product recall, crisis communication, management, and leadership.

Research InterestTop

His current research mostly addresses consequences of technological change for industries. The frameworks he uses are new institutionalism and the social construction of technology.

He is also interested in some strategy issues (mergers, alliances, innovation…)