A Decade of Responsible Leadership: Lessons Learnt

16-Jan-2019 13:50 - 14:10

In the past decade, HEC Paris has engaged in an innovative journey to promote responsible leadership philosophy and practice. The Social Business Research Chair was launched in 2008 with the Nobel Prize recipient Mohammed Yunus. In 2011, the first conference was held in France of the famous Indian leader Vineet Nayar, former CEO of HCL Technologies, and author of the worldwide bestseller “Employees First, Customers Second”. The 2010s have witnessed a reinforcement at HEC Paris of the teaching of and research into responsible leadership philosophy and practice through a growing number of courses and publications. As an illustration of this trend, Professor Charles Henri Besseyre des Horts will provide specific examples such as the organisation of 11 events with Vineet Nayar between 2011 and November 2018, and the writing of a case study about HCL Technologies in 2014.


Emeritus Professor, HEC Paris
Dr Charles-Henri Besseyre des Horts, PhD holds two doctorates (University of Aix-Marseille and University of California at Los Angeles) and is emeritus professor at HEC Paris. Between September 2003 and September 2008, he was director of the..
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