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Déborah Philippe


Full Professor
Department of Strategy, Globalization and Society

Internef, room 611
Tel 021.692.36.80

Postal address
Université de Lausanne
Quartier UNIL-Chamberonne
Bâtiment Internef
1015 Lausanne

Unicentre, room 327
Tel 021.692.20.48

Other address
Université de Lausanne
Quartier UNIL-Centre
Bâtiment Unicentre
1015 Lausanne


Research areas


Social evaluations

Contestation dynamics

Discourse analysis


Eleonore Geny

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  M Redwan Hasan

Room: ANT 3091

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Stéphane Induni

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  Claire-Isabelle Roquebert

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15 last publications ordered by: publication type  -  year

: Peer Reviewed


Debenedetti Alain, Philippe Déborah, Chaney Damien ; Humphreys Ashlee (in press). Maintaining legitimacy in contested mature markets through discursive strategies: The case of corporate environmentalism in the French automotive industry. Industrial Marketing Management.

Feix A. , Philippe D. (2020). Unpacking the narrative decontestation of CSR: Aspiration for change or defense of the status quo?. Business and Society, 59, 129-174. Peer Reviewed

Bruyaka O., Philippe D. ; Castañer X. (2018). Run Away or Stick Together? The Impact of Organization-Specific Adverse Events on Alliance Partner Defection. Academy of Management Review, 43, 445-469. Peer Reviewed

Collet F. , Philippe D. (2014). From hot cakes to cold feet: A contingent perspective on the relationship between market uncertainty and status homophily in the formation of alliances. Journal of Management Studies, 51, 406-432. Peer Reviewed

Philippe D. , Bansal P. (2013). Embedding environmental actions in time and space: The evolution of sustainability narratives. Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings, 2013, 14098. Peer Reviewed

Debenedetti A. , Philippe D. (2011). Stratégie de communication environnementale et construction de légitimité: Le cas de PSA Peugeot Citroën. Décisions Marketing, 61, 67-71. Peer Reviewed

Philippe D. , Durand R. (2011). The impact of norm-conforming behaviors on firm reputation. Strategic Management Journal, 32, 969-993. Peer Reviewed

Philippe D. , Durand R. (2009). Communication environnementale et réputation de l'organisation. Revue Française de Gestion, 35, 45-63. Peer Reviewed

Philippe D. (2009). Appropriateness or Expected Returns? Organizational Representations of Corporate Environmentalism. Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings, 2009, 1-6. Peer Reviewed

Philippe D. (2006). La communication environnementale organisationnelle comme stratégie de légitimation. Management International, 10, 49-66. Peer Reviewed

Book Sections

Philippe D. (2015). Win-win. Le Dictionnaire de la Pensée Ecologique. Presses Universitaires de France.

Philippe D. , Debenedetti A. (2014). Le rôle des ambassadeurs des marques de luxe : méritocratie, aristocratie et légitimité. Le cas de la Haute Horlogerie. Le Marketing du Luxe. Stratégies innovantes et nouvelles pratiques (pp. 91-106). éditions EMS, Cormeilles Le Royal.

Debenedetti A. , Philippe D. (2011). Stratégies de construction de la légitimité dans l'industrie horlogère: Le rôle des ambassadeurs. L'horlogerie et ses ambassadeurs (pp. 15-32). Le Mont-sur-Lausanne: LEP.

Philippe D. (2011). Good and bad CSR communication: How to design effective and responsible CSR discourses. Responsible Management Practices for the XXIst Century (pp. 123-130). Paris: Pearson.


FEIX Aurélien, Philippe Déborah (Dir.) (2018). A Critical Investigation into the Corporate Social Responsibility Discourse. Université de Lausanne, Faculté des hautes études commerciales.



PhD in Strategic Management - HEC Paris
Title: "Social Perceptions and the Structuration of Markets: Three Essays on the Impacts of Conforming and Framing Strategies on Organizational Status, Reputation, and Legitimacy."
Advisor: Rodolphe Durand

Master in Research in Marketing and Strategy - University of Paris Dauphine
Major: Strategy and Organizational Theory

Graduate Degree in Management - HEC Paris

B.Sc. in English Literature - La Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris

Work experience

Visiting Scholar - Yale School of Management
Supervisor: Joel Podolny

Academic honors

Best Paper Award, ONE Division (AOM Conference)
Année : 2013

Récipiendaire : Déborah Philippe

HEC Paris Dean Award
Année : 2003

Récipiendaire : Déborah Philippe

HEC Paris Excellency List
Année : 2001

Récipiendaire : Déborah Philippe


  • discourse analysis
  • organizational sociology
  • social evaluations
  • sustainability


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