My research topics include:

  • Human Capital of Internationally Mobile Professionals
  • Strategic Global Talent Management in Western and Emerging Markets

My research has been published in top and specialist business and management outlets, including the Journal of World BusinessBritish Journal of Management, International Business Review, European Management Review, Journal of Business Ethics, and International Journal of Human Resource Management, among others. I have a Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches from Université Paris-Dauphine, the highest academic qualification an academic can achieve in France. I am frequently invited to examine PhD students internationally as well as promotion applications of peer colleagues. Presently I am supervising PhD projects on strategic HRM.

I am Associate Editor of European Management Review and of Career Development International. Well appreciated for my editorial work, I have been appointed as guest Editor for top and specialized journals. This includes Journal of World Business, Journal of Managerial Psychology, International Journal of Human Resource Management among others.

I also serve on the boards of top general management and specialized journals like Journal of International Business Studies, Thunderbird International Business ReviewJournal of World BusinessBritish Journal of Management, Journal of Business ResearchThe Journal of Leadership and Organizational StudiesHuman Resource Management ReviewRevue de Gestion des Ressources Humaines, and Personnel Review.

In recognition of my editorial work, I received ‘The Emerald Literary Network Award for Excellence’ at the Academy of Management conference (Boston, USA) in 2012. I was Syntec finalist in 2013, and in 2014, I received the Best International Paper Award, Career Division, at the Academy of Management Conference. I am Representative-at-Large for AOM’s Careers Division (2016-2019).

Pearson (Financial Times Group) nominated me to co-author their edition of the book Human Resource Management, Arab World (2012). Routledge also commissioned me to work on one of the first books that tackle comprehensively the topic of self-initiated expatriation. This book is entitled Self-Initiated Expatriation: Individual, Organizational, and National Perspectives (2012, Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy). I have edited a book on Global Talent Management (Springer, 2014).

I have also organized workshops and chaired tracks for academic scholars and practitioners in conferences such as the European Academy of Management (EURAM). In 2015, I  co-organized the 1st conference on Self-Initiated Expatriation, in Toulouse, France.

I have been invited as a visiting Professor in institutions like Henley Business School (2016), Vaasa University (2014), London School of Economics (2012) and Brunel Business School (2011). Since 2010, I have an affiliation with Pennsylvania State University.



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