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

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

01.10.2023 - Article in a peer reviewed journal

Radiant rivalries: competition, coopetition and non-market strategies in the emergence of skincare and beauty services in France, 1900s–1970s

Ludovic Cailluet

Entreprises et Histoire, October 2023, Pages 32 - 46

01.04.2023 - Case study

Yuka: changing the world one barcode at a time

Ludovic Cailluet

April 2023

23.11.2021 - Book publication

Les grands auteurs en contrôle de gestion

Ludovic Cailluet

November 2021

01.09.2021 - Chapter publication

Jean Benoit - Pratique et diffusion des méthodes modernes d’organisation et de contrôle de gestion chez Pechiney de 1925 à 1962

Ludovic Cailluet

EMS Editions, Paris, August 2021, Pages 145 - 161

05.03.2020 - Article in a peer reviewed journal

Intelligence artificielle et recherche en gestion

Philippe Very, Ludovic Cailluet

Revue Française de Gestion, March 2020