Our research activities cover all the traditional fields
Research at MBS
MONTPELLIER BUSINESS SCHOOL HAS A DYNAMIC RESEARCH POLICY WHICH IS REFLECTED IN A CONSTANT EFFORT TO RECRUIT LEADING RESEARCHERS AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF RESEARCH GROUPS AND CHAIRS.
Montpellier Business School is furthering a dynamic research policy which has resulted in a constant effort to recruit leading researchers at national and international level.
This can be seen through the number of publications in peer-reviewed journals referenced in national (FNEGE) and international (ABS and FT50) rankings (~800 titles). Our faculty members have published in peer-reviewed journals such as (but not limited to):
Academy of Management Perspectives; Academy of Management Review; Ecological Economics; Economic History Review; Economic Theory; Energy Journal; Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice; European Journal of Operational Research; Human Relations; Human Resource Management; International Journal of Production Economics; Journal of Banking and Finance; Journal of Business Ethics; Journal of Business Venturing; Journal of Comparative Economics; Journal of Consumer Research; Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control; Journal of Financial Economics; Journal of Management Studies; Journal of Marketing Research; Journal of Money, Credit and Banking; Journal of Product Innovation Management; Journal of Service Research; Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science; Management Science ; MIS Quarterly; Nature ; Operations Research; Organization; Organization Science; Production and Operations Management; Research Policy; Review of Finance; Science.
Our research activities cover all traditional areas of management research. Research activities are based on the work of permanent Faculty members. Montpellier Business School’s academics are also part of the LabEx Entreprendre. This LabEx is the only laboratory specialised on this topic in France, within the framework of the call for projects of the “Investments for the Future”.
Our researchers play an important role in the organisation of annual conferences such as the Interdisciplinary European Conference on Entrepreneurship Research (IECER) and the International Finance Conference (IFC), the International Conference of the Financial Engineering and Banking Society (FEBS).
The quality of our Faculty is also shown through various positions on editorial boards or in international academic associations. Dr Rameshwar Dubey for instance was appointed in 2019, senior associate editor of International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management; Dr Cyril Foropon joined end of 2020, the editorial board of the International Journal of Information Management; Dr Paul Chiambaretto is a senior editor of M@n@gement, Dr Frank Lasch acts as consulting editor for International Small Business Journal.
Montpellier Business School organises three types of research seminars: methodology, working papers presentations and presentations from non-MBS academics.
Montpellier Business School is developing a dynamic partnership policy in the field of teaching and research, reflected in numerous cooperation agreements with regional and national universities and Grandes Ecoles, as well as prestigious international partnerships.
Montpellier Business School is a member of the LabEx Entreprendre, the only “Laboratory of Excellence” dedicated to entrepreneurship in France, together with the University of Montpellier and Montpellier SupAgro.