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Claude Francoeur

Professor,  Department of Accounting

Claude Francoeur

Contact information

HEC Montréal
3000, chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine
Montréal (Québec)
Canada H3T 2A7

Email : claude.francoeur@hec.ca
Phone : 514 340-6847
Secretary: 514 340-6779
Fax : 514 340-5633
Office : 5.367

Other title(s)


  • Ph. D. (finance), UQAM
  • CPA, CGA


  • Corporate governance
  • Composition of boards of directors
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Financial information quality

Current research

Curriculum Vitae

This publication selection covers the last five years.


Journal articles (11)

FRANCOEUR, Claude, LI, Yuntian, SINGER, Zvi, ZHANG, Jing; « Earnings forecasts of female CEOs: quality and consequences », Review of Accounting Studies, 2023 (status : online).

AUBÉ, Caroline, FRANCOEUR, Claude, SPONEM, Samuel, SÉGUIN, Michel; « Ethical Leadership and Corporate Board Effectiveness: The Role of Team Reflexivity and Environmental Dynamism », Group Dynamics : Theory Research and Practice, vol. 25, no 4, 2021, p. 288-302.

BEN AMAR, Walid, FRANCOEUR, Claude, MARSAT, Sylvain, WAHID, Aida Sijamic; « How do firms achieve corporate social performance? An integrated perspective », Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, vol. 28, no 3, 2021, p. 1078-1090.

FRANCOEUR, Claude, LABELLE, Réal, BALTI, Souha, EL BOUZAIDI, Saloua; « To What Extent Do Gender Diverse Boards Enhance Corporate Social Performance? », Journal of Business Ethics, vol. 155, no 2, 2019, p. 343-357.

BRIEGER, Steven A., FRANCOEUR, Claude, WELZEL, Christian, BEN AMAR, Walid; « Empowering Women: The Role of Emancipative Forces in Board Gender Diversity », Journal of Business Ethics, vol. 155, no 2, 2019, p. 495-511.

LABELLE, Réal, HAFSI, Taïeb, FRANCOEUR, Claude, BEN AMAR, Walid; « Family Firms’ Corporate Social Performance: A Calculated Quest for Socioemotional Wealth », Journal of Business Ethics, vol. 148, no 3, 2018, p. 511-525.

FRANCOEUR, Claude, AUBÉ, Caroline, SPONEM, Samuel, FARZANEH, Faranak; « What do we know about what is going on inside the boardroom? », Team Performance Management, vol. 24, no 5/6, 2018, p. 250-264.

FRANCOEUR, Claude, MELIS, Andrea, GAIA, Silvia, ARESU, Simone et al.; « Green or Greed? An Alternative Look at CEO Compensation and Corporate Environmental Commitment », Journal of Business Ethics, vol. 140, no 3, 2017, p. 439-453.

RADU, Camélia, FRANCOEUR, Claude; « Does Innovation Drive Environmental Disclosure? A New Insight into Sustainable Development », Business Strategy and the Environment, vol. 26, no 7, 2017, p. 893-911.

CARRASCO, Amalia, FRANCOEUR, Claude; « Cuotas en los consejos, mimetismo y choque cultural », Revista de la Asociación Española de Contabilidad y Administración de Empresas, 2017, p. 16-19.

SAYUMWE, Michel, FRANCOEUR, Claude; « Who Really Benefits from Mandatory Adoption of IFRS? A Closer Look at Preparers and Users of Financial Information », Research in Applied Economics, vol. 9, no 1, 2017, p. 1-25.


Book chapters (1)

CARRASCO, Amalia, FRANCOEUR, Claude; « Mimetic Isomorphism of Board Gender Diversity in the World », More Women on Boards: An International Perspective, Information Age Publishing, 2018, p. 51-68.

This award and honor selection covers the last five years.

Diversité en gouvernance : Claude Francoeur et Réal Labelle parmi les plus cités, Une analyse bibliométrique publiée en 2020 dans le Journal of Business Research classe Claude Francoeur et Réal Labelle parmi les chercheurs les plus influents dans le monde sur le thème de la diversité en gouvernance. https://www.hec.ca/nouvelles/2020/gouvernance.html, Journal of Business Research, 2020

This selection of supervision activities covers the last five years.


Supervised project supervision – MSc in Management (1)

La gouvernance des coopératives de services financiers , by Claude Chartrand
May 2018


Integrative project supervision – Master's (1)

Rationaliser la divulgation extra-financière dans un contexte de complexification des standards et réglementations. , by Valère Verner
May 2021

Winter 2022

Fall 2021

Winter 2021

Fall 2020

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