I am a teacher and a researcher. I work on questions of economic beliefs, the theory of conventions and René Girard’s model. I analyse the place and responsibility of enterprise in society. I dissect anthropological hypotheses underlying management principles. Since 2010, I have been studying living labour as an anchor in the ‘real life’ of ‘real people’ in companies and more widely across cities. A subject that, in the end, unifies what I have been trying to decipher all these years: the material experience of work that is unique to each individual and at the same time shared by all; it is established by society; it is a shared fate engineered by companies, it is often unconscious but always efficient.
I am also the founder and director of the IFGE, a major European research center on corporate governance.