Guillaume MERCIER

Guillaume MERCIER
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Management Sciences, Business ethics - ESCP Europe
Track: Strategy and Sustainability
LEM Member
  • 2016 : Ph.D., Management Sciences, Business ethics, ESCP Europe, France
  • 2012 : Research Master in Management, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines, France
  • 2012 : Research Master in Economy, Université Paris Ouest, France
  • 2003 : Master in Political Sciences, IEP, France
  • 2003 : Master in Management, ESSEC Business School, France
Professional Experiences
Academic Experience
  • 2012 - 2016, Research Assistant, ESCP Europe, , France
Professional Experience :
  • 2008 - 2012, Strategy Consultant, L.E.K. Consulting, Paris/London, France
Scientific prizes and Awards
  • 2014 : Business & Society Best Paper Award, European Academy of Management (EURAM) Annual Conference
Published Papers in Refereed Journals
  • Mercier G., Deslandes Ghislain, (2020). Formal and informal benevolence in a profit-oriented context, Journal of Business Ethics, 165 (1) 125-143.
  • Bouilloud J.-P., Deslandes G., Mercier G., (2019). The Leader as Chief Truth Officer: The Ethical Responsibility of "Managing the Truth" in Organizations, Journal of Business Ethics, 157 (1) 1-13.
  • Mercier G., (2017). Le cynisme organisationnel, un moindre mal? Le cas de violations d'un contrat psychologique, Revue Française de Gestion, 43 (266) 53-68.
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  • Mercier G., Deslandes G., (2017). There are no codes, only interpretations. Practical wisdom and hermeneutics in monastic organizations, Journal of Business Ethics, 145 (4) 781-794.
Book Chapters
  • Mercier G., Deslandes G., (2018), Neuroscience (Ethical issues in), in: Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society (2nd edition).
  • Mercier G., Deslandes G., (2016), Ethique des vertus et leadership : de la phronesis à la mise en capacité, in: L’éthique et l’entreprise.
Peer Review Proceedings
  • Mercier G., (2021), Pastoral Power: Leadership and the Ethical Exercise of Power in Organizations, in: Religious Leaders and Entrepreneurs: Synthesizing Values-driven Leadership Approaches Academy of Management , pp..
Research fields
  • Business Ethics
  • Personal ethical behaviors at work: virtues and emotions (benevolence, practical wisdom, trust, cynicism)
  • Ethical dimensions of collaboration and cooperation
  • Ethical forms and aspects of leadership and managerial work
  • Ethics of Artificial Intelligence
Executive MBA :
  • Strategic analysis
  • Business ethics
  • Corporate strategy
Grande Ecole (Bachelor cycle) :
  • Fundamentals of strategy
  • Business ethics
Grande Ecole (Master cycle) :
  • Corporate social responsibility and sustainability
MSc in International Business :
  • International business strategy & csr