Professor, Member of the EDHEC Family Business Research Centre

Speciality : Family Business, Business History, Strategic Management

EDHEC Business School
24, avenue Gustave Delory - CS 50411 59057 Roubaix Cedex 1

Email : [email protected]


Ludovic Cailluet, PhD, is Professor of Strategy and Business History at Edhec Business School. He started his academic career as a lecturer in international management at the University of Reading and later joined the School of Management of Toulouse University. He became a full Professor at the University of the Littoral in 2011. Ludovic Cailluet holds a Doctorate in Economic History from the University of Lyon and the Habilitation in management science from Toulouse University. He was awarded the best dissertation award of the European Business History Association in 1996. He has been the Louis Vuitton Japan Visiting Professor at Keio University in Tokyo and an Alfred D. Chandler Jr. Visiting Scholar in Business History at Harvard Business School. He was also more recently invited as a visiting researcher at Copenhagen Business School. Ludovic is actively associated with international academic organizations. He has served as representative at large for the Strategic Management Society and as President of the European Business History Association. He has researched and published on a variety of sectors including automotive, consulting, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics and has done research work with Pechiney (Rio-Tinto Alcan), SGL Carbon and Laboratoires Pierre Fabre. His central research interest has been the formation and dissemination of strategy practices and business history especially the emergence of new sectors. He currently works on the strategic uses of the past by organizations particularly family firms.

Main academic publications

Historical Social Research (2019), Organization Studies (2018), Long Range Planning (2008 ; 2015 ; 2016 ; 2017), British Journal of Management (2011), Business History Review (2010), Business and Economic History (2010), Revue Française de Gestion (2008 ; 2019), Accounting, Business and Finance History (1997 ; 2001), Entreprises et Histoire (1996 ; 2000 ; 2018), European Yearbook of Business History (1999)

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