Dr. Simon Thomas
|Teaching department||Sustainable development management: economy, human resources and diversity|
Dr Thomas Simon, Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management (HRM), joined Montpellier Business School in September 2022. He holds a PhD in Management Science from ESCP Business School and four master’s degrees in Management Science (emlyon business school & Lyon III University), Philosophy and Modern Literature (Paris Nanterre University). His past professional experiences were mainly in the field of recruitment (finance, engineering...). Before joining MBS, he was an Adjunct Professor at ESCP Business School (Paris campus).
His research focuses on various subjects at the crossroads of management and humanities: boredom, absurd situations at work, role-playing and stupidity in organisations. He has published several columns in The Conversation and an academic article in @GRH.
Thomas teaches two courses at MBS: Diversity & HR Management and Research Approach & Methods.
Simon T. 2023. L’ennui au travail est-il tabou ?. The Conversation, February 5.
Simon T. 2022. Le désert, métaphore de l'open space. Le Monde Campus, December 8. (Interview in Daily Newspaper)
Simon T. 2022. Sortir du blasement en entreprise : les leçons du graphiste polonais Roman Cieslewicz. The Conversation, November 8.
Simon T. 2022. Making the most use of boredom in organisations: A study of the ambivalent nature of boredom in business meetings. @GRH, 43(2): 35-59.
Simon T. 2021. Le « blasé » en entreprise, une victime de la routine ?. The Conversation, November 25.
2022 - : Diversity & Human Resource Management (PGE2), Montpellier Business School, Montpellier, France.
2022 - : Research Approach & Methods (PGE3), Montpellier Business School, Montpellier, France.
2022: Immersion Seminar (PGE), ESCP Business School, Paris, France.
2021: Organisation & Management (PGE), ESCP Business School, Paris, France.
2019-2021: Human Resources for Managers (PGE), ESCP Business School, Paris, France.