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Michel Tremblay

Professor,  Department of Human Resources Management

Michel Tremblay

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

Email : michel.tremblay@hec.ca
Phone : 514 340-6349
Secretary: 514 340-6887
Fax : 514 340-6898
Office : 5.733

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  • M. Sc. (gestion), HEC Montréal
  • D. Sc. (gestion) I.A.E. Aix-Marseille, France


  • Remuneration
  • Careers
  • Innovative practices in human resources management
  • Mobilization of personnel

This publication selection covers the last five years.


Journal articles (22)

« Understanding the Effects of (dis)Similarity in Affiliative and Aggressive Humor Styles Between Supervisor and Subordinate on LMX and Energy" », Humor: An international Journal of Humor Researchl of Research, 2024 (status : accepted).

PARENT-ROCHELEAU, Xavier, BENTEIN, Kathleen, SIMARD, Gilles, TREMBLAY, Michel; « Leader–follower (dis)similarity in resilience, relational demography and absenteeism: a test of two competing perspectives », Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance, vol. 11, no 1, 2024, p. 114-134.

TREMBLAY, Michel; « Intragroup conflict dynamic and their linkages with horizontal power disparity configurations, upper management conflicts and coworker support », International Journal of Conflict Managementt , vol. 34, no 2, 2023, p. 339-366.

TREMBLAY, Michel; « How when, and why do store's humor climate affect retail customer purchase? », Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice , vol. 31, no 4, 2023, p. 434-449.

TREMBLAY, Michel; « Is authenticity needed in service-sales ambidexterity? Examination of employees and customers’ responses », Journal of Personal Selling & Sales Management, 2023 (status : online).

TREMBLAY, Michel, PARENT-ROCHELEAU, Xavier, SAJADI, Pegah; « Are Leaders and Followers Receiving What They Give? A Long-Term Examination of the Reciprocal Relationship Between Relative LMX and Relative OCB-Helping », Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, vol. 29, no 3, 2022, p. 359-371.

TREMBLAY, Michel, GAUDET, Marie-Claude, PARENT-ROCHELEAU, Xavier; « How and When Relative Leader–Member Exchange (RLMX) Invigorates Attendance at Work Within a Context of LMX Differentiation », Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, vol. 28, no 2, 2021, p. 237-255.

TREMBLAY, Michel; « Understanding the effects of (dis)similarity in affiliative and aggressive humor styles between supervisor and subordinate on LMX and energy », Humor: International Journal of Humor Research, vol. 34, no 3, 2021, p. 411-435.

LAPOINTE, Émilie, VANDENBERGHE, Christian, BEN AYED, Ahmed Khalil, SCHWARZ, Gary, TREMBLAY, Michel, CHÊNEVERT, Denis; « Social Comparisons, Self-Conceptions, and Attributions: Assessing the Self-Related Contingencies in Leader-Member Exchange Relationships », Journal of Business and Psychology, vol. 35, no 3, 2020, p. 381-402.

PARENT-ROCHELEAU, Xavier, TREMBLAY, Michel; « Energy Crossover from Leader to Followers: A Time-lagged Study of the Effects of Energy Discrepancy and Leader-Member Exchange », Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, vol. 36, no 2, 2020, p. 135-145.

PARENT-ROCHELEAU, Xavier, BENTEIN, Kathleen, SIMARD, Gilles, TREMBLAY, Michel; « Leader-Follower (Dis) Similarity in Optimism: Its Effect on Followers’ Role Conflict, Vigor and Performance », Journal of Business and Psychology, vol. 36, no 2, 2020, p. 211-224.

TREMBLAY, Michel, CHÊNEVERT, Denis, VANDENBERGHE, Christian, PARENT-ROCHELEAU, Xavier; « Beyond individual justice facets: How (Mis)alignment between justice climates affects customer satisfaction through frontline customer extra-role service behavior », European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, vol. 27, no 6, 2018, p. 719-735.

et al.; « A multi approach to study social support and job performance : A target similarity consideration of development –enhancing practices, leadership , and structure. . », Journal of Business Research, vol. 92, 2018, p. 118-130.

GUERRERO, Sylvie, CHÊNEVERT, Denis, VANDENBERGHE, Christian, TREMBLAY, Michel, BEN AYED, Ahmed Khalil; « Employees’ psychological empowerment and performance: how customer feedback substitutes for leadership », Journal of Services Marketing, vol. 32, no 7, 2018, p. 868-879.

This selection of supervision activities covers the last five years.


Supervised project supervision – MSc in Management (5)

Le positionnement de marché en rémunération : une comparaison de la théorie à la réalité consultative , by Samuel Sauvageau
August 2022

In codirection with : PARENT-ROCHELEAU, Xavier
Analyse qualitative des facteurs de mobilisation dans une chaîne de commerce de détail , by Stéphanie-Claire Kalaydjian
September 2021

Optimisation de la démarche de sondage à la Caisse Desjardins Pierre-De Saurel , by Elisabeth Bélanger-Traversy
March 2020

La rémunération non-monétaire : ses atouts, limites, et enjeux pour les employeurs québécois , by Nicolas Capri
March 2020

Mobilisation des employés en centre de distribution de chez Métro Richelieu , by Fanny Fournier-Ross
November 2018