16 speakers from the School at the 82nd Acfas Congress

May 5, 2014

The 82nd Congress of the Association francophone pour le savoir (Acfas), from May 12 to 16 in Montréal, will feature 16 speakers from HEC Montréal.

On the theme of “Research: convergence and creativity,” this year’s edition of this great scientific gathering will focus on researchers’ ability to mobilize and produce increasingly innovative and creative research.

The Congress program includes nearly 3,000 presentations in 173 scientific symposiums. This year’s event will be hosted by Concordia University.

HEC Montréal will be represented by the following speakers: (note that they will all be giving their presentations in French)


Social acceptability: a concept in the process of consolidation


Diversification of agri-food co-ops and creation of plural value: an analytical framework for organizational innovation


Knowledge transfer: the mediating role in training processes


Financing tourism SMBs in Quebec: needs, access, obstacles


The paradoxical dynamics of interprofessional collaboration


Open innovation in the healthcare system: the “Hacking Health” hackathon at CHU Sainte-Justine


New business models in the fashion industry: transformations in the Web 2.0 era – Google’s Shop the Hangout and the CFDA


Inter-level asymmetrical interdependence: compromises and pressures of personal and organization identity-based adaptation in an R&D network


Open innovation in a talent-based economy: casting clowns for the Cirque du Soleil 


Unfair consumers: the impact of injustice experienced by retail employees on their emotions, satisfaction and behaviour


Teaching methods and management techniques, the same battle?


Applied organizational ethics


Open Innovation and the case of the Fiat Moi


Is reverse innovation the same as open innovation?


Toward a typology of hybrid organizations

From social acceptability to resilient local development

Schist gas: lessons from the field


Open Innovation: how does it impact space agencies’ industrial policy?

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