Rédiger les procédures de l’entreprise

Henry, Alain, Monkam-Daverat, Ignace, Editions d’Organisation, 3ème éd., 2001. This book received the special award of the “Grand Prix du Livre Quality Perfomance” (Paris, La poste – Arcelor 2002). Whether to meet quality standards (ISO), safety requirements, or legal obligations, modern companies have to formalize their procedures. Writing up procedures…

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Les traductions vietnamiennes d’un code d’éthique français

Henry, Alain in Annales des Mines, Gérer et comprendre, n° 104 juin 2011 (Read now) Translating a French code of ethics into Vietnamese. Introducing international managerial practices in Vietnam runs up against behavioral and cultural patterns. Rather than asking questions about a hypothetical change of values, it is worthwhile understanding how…

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Tontines et banques au Cameroun ; les principes de la société des amis

Henry, Alain ; Tchenté, Ghuy-Honoré, Guillerme-Dieumegard, Philippe, Editions Karthala, 1991 Read now In Cameroon, tontines represent a savings and credit phenomenon. The authors describe their organization and how they are currently operated. This book presents the results of a field survey carried out in Cameroonian ”tontines with auction”. The authors invite us…

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Les bonnes surprises du management interculturel: le surprenant rétablissement d’une compagnie publique de transport en Nouvelle-Calédonie

Jean-Pierre Segal, in Gérer et Comprendre, 2014, pp.62-72 During its ten years of existence, CARSUD, a public transport firm in New Caledonia, experienced an initial period of labor disputes between local Oceanian employees and French expatriate management. It then underwent an astonishing renaissance under the leadership of a young, inventive…

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Gestion & Société’s approach of cooperation in French firms

Jean-Pierre Segal, International Journal of Organizational Analysis, vol. 22 (4), 2014. (Read it now) This article analyzes the French idiosyncratic dimension of cooperation in the work place. Based on an interpretative approach of culture developed by Gestion & Société research group members, the paper describes the cultural vision of the…

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Corporate Social Responsible and Working Conditions

Segal, J .-P., Sobczak, A. and Triomphe, C.-E. in Dublin: European Foundation for the Improvement (2003) This report forms part of the research initiative taken by the Foundation into the area of corporate social responsibility (CSR). It aimed to investigate and describe corporate policies designed to instigate social responsibility in the field…

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Efficaces ensemble. Un défi français

Jean-Pierre Segal, Paris, Seuil, 2009. This book presents a diachronic description of the building of a totally new organization within the Paris metro. It analyzes the contrast between the attitudes and behaviors of the employees who are involved in this project and those who remain outside. The author discusses the…

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Middle managers in crisis. Who is to blame? The French situation

Jean-Pierre Segal, in Burgoyne, J, Livian Y, Middle managers in Europe, Routledge, London, 1997, pp. 78-92. This chapter is based on extensive studies on Middle Management in large public companies in France. The diagnosis often made by senior executives (‘we have a middle management problem’) is discussed and the views…

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