Des enseignants-chercheurs de l'EM Normandie récompensés

26 March 2024

Teacher-researchers from EM Normandie distinguished worldwide

Research and Faculty

Several teacher-researchers from EM Normandie have received prestigious international distinctions for their research work.

These recognitions testify to the dedication and excellence of these professors in their respective fields and contribute to the school's influence worldwide.

A top-notch faculty

The teaching staff of EM Normandie is the guarantor of the excellence and academic attractiveness of the school's research. With 115 teacher-researchers, the school has managed to attract numerous talents who share its ambition of becoming the top French post-baccalaureate higher education and research institution in the world. Between publications in national and international journals, scientific interventions and media appearances — not to mention teaching courses — the teacher-researchers of EM Normandie are deeply involved in research and pedagogical activities. For this purpose, they benefit from a professional space to express themselves in their areas of expertise, a centre for pedagogical innovation and support, and a pedagogical model based on EdTechs to enhance students' learning experience.

The school's academic and applied research activities are grouped within the ‘Métis Laboratory’ and structured around six departments: Law, Finance & Control; Economics, Territories Economics and Sustainable Development; Marketing; HR & Organization; Strategy & Entrepreneurship; Supply Chain Management & Decision Sciences. These departments serve as actual hubs for disseminating knowledge, thus serving the programmes, and as a link between research and teaching. They contribute to strengthening and updating the expertise of teacher-researchers and engage in numerous national and international academic partnerships with Normandy University, PoleTES, Valorial, Logistique Seine Normandie (LSN), Corvinus University of Budapest, and the University of Massachusetts (UMASS Boston).

Recent distinctions and awards received by the teacher-researchers of EM Normandie

Ana Beatriz Lopes de Sousa Jabbour, a professor in Supply Chain Management & Sustainable Development, is among the most-cited researchers in Clarivate 2023. Out of 7,125 highly cited researchers recognised by Clarivate in 2023, 139 of them are based in France, and only six of the 139 researchers are affiliated with a business school. This list, published on November 15, 2023, identifies 'scientists and researchers in sciences and social sciences who have demonstrated significant and extensive influence in their research fields'.

She also apears in the 2023 edition of the ranking of Best Scientists in the field of Business and Management, holding the 867th position in the world ranking and the 11th position in France. is a leading academic platform for researchers. The ranking is based on the Discipline H-index (D-index) metric, which only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline. It includes only leading scientists with D-indices of at least 30 for academic publications made in the area of Business and Management. Additionally, she has also been recognised with the Business and Management in France Leader Award for 2023.

Ana Beatriz Lopes de Sousa Jabbour, once again, Sabri Boubaker, a professor of finance, and Moacir Godinho Filho, a professor in Supply Chain Management and Logistics are ranked among the top 2% of the most influential researchers in the world in 2023, according to the annual ranking established by the prestigious American university Stanford. This list is based on SCOPUS data, which measures the impact of scientists' research based on the number of publications and articles they have authored or co-authored and the number of citations in scientific journals, among other criteria. It features more than 210,000 of the world's most-cited researchers out of more than 9.6 million active scientists, accounting for 2% across all disciplines.

Sabri Boubaker has also been awarded the Best Research Paper in Corporate Finance at the 35th Asian Finance Association Annual Conference 2023. His paper, titled 'Inalienable Human Nature and Debt Choice', is co-authored with Xiaoran Ni (Xiamen University, China) and David Yin (Miami University, US). 

Furthermore, he received the 2022 "The Economic Research Foundation" prize from the Centre for Research on Economic Relations (Centrum for Forskning om Ekonomiska Relationer) at Swansea University in Sweden for his overall research.

The Best Pedagogical Case Award AIMS/CCMP 2023 in Strategic Management was awarded to Veronique Steyer (École Polytechnique) and Xavier Philippe, associate professor in Sociology of Work at EM Normandie for their work titled 'Tesla: An Invincible Innovation Giant?'.

The article 'Microfoundations of Strategic Agility in Emerging Markets: Empirical Evidence of Italian MNEs in India', co-authored by Sylvaine Castellano, Dean of Faculty and Research at EM Normandie and published in 2022 in the Journal of World Business, has been selected among the Best Phenomenon Based Paper Award for 2022.

V.G. Venkatesh, a professor in Supply Chain Management and Logistics, along with a team of Indian researchers, received the Indian Government Award in September 2023 for the empirical research project titled 'Impact of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana on the Socio-economic Development of Farmers: A study of select districts of Bihar and Maharashtra'.

sylvaine castellano


Dean of Faculty and Research