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Jean Luc Arregle, professor of strategy, strategy, organization


Professor of Strategy

Strategy and organization

Jean-Luc Arrègle teaches Strategy and International Strategy. His research interests are semi-globalisation strategies, family firms' strategies and the roles of institutions in firms' strategic decisions. He serves on the editorial review board of several academic journals (JIBS, Strategic Organization, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, MIR, RFG...). He has published articles in several international academic journals. He has taught in several countries.


  1. 1998 Accredited to Supervise Research - I.A.E. of Nice, France
  2. 1992 PhD. in Management - I.A.E. of Aix en Provence, France

Doctoral dissertation : "The industrialisation of Management Consulting Companies: a Resource-Based Analysis."

  1. 1990 International Teachers Programme (ITP) – EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development)
  2. 1988 Master's degree (DEA) in Management - I.A.E. of Aix en Provence/ESSEC, France
  3. 1987 B.A. in Economics - option: Business Economics - University of Aix, Marseille III, France


In France

  1. Since January 2012: Professor of Strategy - EMLYON Business School, Ecully, France
  2. September 2015 - September 2018: Head of the PhD Program, EMLYON Business School, Ecully, France
  3. June 2010 – December 2011: Professor of Management & Strategy - EDHEC Business School, Nice, France
  4. December 2008 - May 2010: Professor of Organization and Strategy - Universityof Luxembourg, Luxembourg
  5. July 1999 - December 2008: Professor of management & Strategy - EDHEC Business School, Nice, France                     
  6. April 1994 - July 1998: Associate Professor, Head of the Management & Strategy Department - EDHEC Business School, Nice, France
  7. January 1991 - April 1994: Project Manager, SESAME project, Business Department - Banque de France, Paris, France
  8. January 1989 - June 1992: Assistant Professor of Strategy - Ecole Supérieure de Commerce Marseille, Marseille, France


  1. Visiting Professor - Luxembourg School of Finance, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
  2. Visiting Professor - HEC Genève, Geneva, Switzerland
  3. Visiting Professor - Waikato Management School, New Zealand
  4. Visiting Professor - HEC Montréal, Canada
  5. Visiting Professor - The Australian Graduate School of Management, The University of New  South Wales, Sydney, Australia
  6. Visiting Professor, Department of Management - Texas A&M University, USA


  1. The role of regions in the strategies of multinational enterprises
  2. Localisation of the subsidiaries of multinational enterprises
  3. Institutional approaches and strategies
  4. Strategies in family firms

Courses taughtTop

  1. Ph.D. Program - Advanced topics in Strategy
  2. Ph.D. Program - International Strategy
  3. Ph.D. Program - Strategy
  4. Executive MBA - Organizational Design

Research InterestTop

  1. Localisation of the subsidiaries of multinational enterprises
  2. Institutional approaches and strategies
  3. The role of regions in the strategies of multinational enterprises
  4. Semi-globalisation
  5. Corporate performance, competitive advantage and the role of resources
  6. Multilevel models
  7. Strategies in family firms