Ludovic Cailluet

Professor, Associate Dean

EDHEC Centre for Responsible Entrepreneurship Director, Family Business Chair Research Associate, Global Economic Transformation & Technology (GETT) Track Director

Main contributions

Entreprises et Histoire (2023); Harvard Business Review France (2023); 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).

Discipline: Strategy
Faculty: Strategy, Entrepreneurship & Operations


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.

Publications of Ludovic Cailluet

08.01.2024 - Book publication

[Book review] The business of emotions

Ludovic Cailluet

January 2024

13.12.2023 - EDHEC publication

EDHEC Vox (Newsletter #2) Circular economy: Why are we wasting time?

Maria Figueroa-Armijos, Arne De Keyser, Ludovic Cailluet, Yasmine Machwate, Justine Soudier, Sachin Kamble, Thomas B. Long, Marie-Cécile Cervellon, Joëlle Vanhamme

EDHEC VOX, December 2023

08.12.2023 - EDHEC publication

Qu’est-ce que la dette ESG des startups, ce « poids invisible » ?

Ludovic Cailluet, Yasmine Machwate, Justine Soudier

EDHEC Centre for Responsible Entrepreneurship, EDHEC VOX, December 2023

15.11.2023 - EDHEC publication

(Newsletter #1) Greener, chattier, more connected… How do companies address "new" customers?

Kumar Ranjan Rakesh, Arne De Keyser, Ivan Gordeliy, Martin Wetzels, Ludovic Cailluet, Loick Menvielle, Joëlle Vanhamme, Sabine Ruaud

EDHEC VOX, November 2023

13.11.2023 - EDHEC publication

[Cas par cas #2] Ludovic Cailluet : les enseignements de Yuka, une entreprise à impact en plein essor

Ludovic Cailluet

EDHEC Centre for Responsible Entrepreneurship, EDHEC VOX, November 2023

Derniers articles EDHEC Vox


What is the ESG debt of startups, this "invisible weight"?

  • Ludovic Cailluet , Professor, Associate Dean
  • Yasmine Machwate , EDHEC Centre for Responsible Entrepreneurship
  • Justine Soudier , Deputy Director of the Centre for Responsible Entrepreneurship and Director of EDHEC Entrepreneurs

Brexit as seen by the experts at EDHEC Business School

  • Olivier Beddeleem ,
  • 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