Emmanuel Metais

Dean of EDHEC Business School

Main contributions

Advances in Strategic Management (2015), British Journal of Management (2015 ; 2020), Journal of Management, (2013), Finance Contrôle Stratégie (2001 ; 2002 ; 2007 ; 2011 ; 2013), Management International (2006 ; 2010), Journal of International Management (2006), Revue Française de Gestion (2001 ; 2002 ; 2012), Gestion (2002)

Faculty: Strategy, Entrepreneurship & Operations


Pr Emmanuel Métais was appointed Dean of EDHEC Business School in 2017. Pr Métais has been on the EDHEC Faculty since 1995. He successively served as Department Chair, Director of MSc Programmes, Director of EDHEC Global MBA and Associate Dean of Grande Ecole and Masters Programmes. He supervised EDHEC's first AACSB Accreditation. Pr Metais's main teaching and research interests revolve around corporate strategy, with a specific focus on disruptive strategies and M&A performance. He has published a book and more than 30 articles or book chapters pertaining to these themes in French and international academic journals. Pr Métais is a member of the AMBA & BGA International Board. He is also on the Board of Directors of the Conférence des Directeurs d'Ecoles Françaises de Management.

Publications of Emmanuel Metais

11.04.2020 - Article in a peer reviewed journal

Tying the Acquirer's Human Resource Management Quality to Cross-Border Acquisition Divestment Probability: Curvilinear Connection with Slacklining

Emmanuel Metais, Meschi Pierre-Xavier, Avetisyan Emma, Baruch Yehuda, Norheim-Hansen Anne

British Journal of Management, April 2020, Pages 1 - 21

24.08.2018 - Article in a peer reviewed journal

Experience discrepancy in leadership succession: Does it matter? Evidence from the Elite European Soccer Clubs (1994–2015)

Emmanuel Metais, Lassalle Frédéric, Meschi Pierre-Xavier

Strategic Change, Volume 27, August 2018, Pages 403 - 416

01.07.2016 - EDHEC publication

Brexit ou la madeleine de Proust

Philippe Very, Ludovic Cailluet, Emmanuel Metais

Other, Other study and expert report, July 2016

04.04.2016 - Chapter publication

L'industrie autromobile européenne et le "made in France"

Philippe Very, Emmanuel Metais

L'Harmattan, Paris, April 2016, Pages 101 - 112

19.08.2015 - Article in a peer reviewed journal

Leader longevity, cognitive inertia, and performance in organizations with stretch goals: evidence from "La Royale" and its ambition to gain naval supremacy between 1689 and 1783

Emmanuel Metais, Meschi Pierre-Xavier, Miller Chet

vances in Strategic Management, February 2015, Pages 1 - 49

Derniers articles EDHEC Vox


Brexit as seen by the experts at EDHEC Business School

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  • Ludovic Cailluet , Professor, Associate Dean
  • Arnaud Chéron ,
  • Emmanuel Metais , Dean of EDHEC Business School
  • Dominic O'Kane , Professor
  • Nikolaos Tessaromatis , Professor
  • Philippe Very , Professor of Strategy

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