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Seminar : Frédéric Godart

[06] [Jan 2017] [ 1:30 pm] [ ]


Frédéric Godart is an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior at INSEAD, in Fontainebleau, France. His research focuses on factors leading to the emergence of creativity in organizations and on the global dynamics of creative industries. More specifically, he explores the impact of formal and informal social networks on the emergence of novel and useful ideas, and the role played by stylistic and cultural dynamics in the formation of firms' identities. In terms of sectors, he covers fashion and luxury (e.g., design, modeling, watchmaking, footwear).

Frédéric received his PhD in Sociology from Columbia University in the City of New York. He also holds an MPhil in Social and Political Sciences from the University of Cambridge (Trinity College) in the United Kingdom, an MSc in Management from Sciences Po Paris, and is a former fellow of the École Normale Supérieure de Cachan in France. He has recently been accredited to supervise research in management at Dauphine University in Paris. Prior to joining INSEAD as a full-time tenure-track faculty, he spent two years there as a post-doctoral research and teaching fellow. He has received several prestigious awards such as the Academy of Management OB Division’s 2012 Best Paper Award.


Creativity, Economic Sociology, Fashion, Luxury, Market Dynamics, Mobility, Social Networks, Status, Style, Uncertainty, Watchmaking


Power & Politics, Organizational Sociology, Social Networking Strategies


Household Goods & Textiles, Leisure, Entertainment & Hotels, Retailing


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