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Guillaume Pain

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Date of entry: 2009 Fall
Expected graduation date: 2017 Winter

Current phase of study: Phase III (Thesis)
Specialization:
Management
Status: Full-time student

Research Interests: Strategy, sustainability, organizational cognitions (schemas), corporate environmental performance

guillaume.pain@concordia.ca

 


Biography

  • Guillaume Pain is a finishing PhD candidate in strategy and sustainability. His doctoral research examines the evolution of strategic schemas over time, and the relationship between disclosed schemas and corporate environmental performance. His other interests include strategic environmental partnerships, institutional work, and planetary boundaries. Guillaume has presented his research at top-tier conferences where he received several distinctions in recent years. He has published his work in Business Horizons, Revue Gestion, a Routledge book, and conference proceedings including the Best Papers Proceedings of the Academy of Management.

Education

  • MBA, Governance & Organizational Learning, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, 2007
  • BComm, International Business, EDHEC Business School, Lille, France, 1995

Academic and teaching experience

  • Strategy and Competition (COMM 401), Concordia University, Summer 2013, Summer 2015, lecturer

Work experience

  • Manager, Corporate Development, Baastel Consulting, Gatineau, Canada, 2002 – 2009
  • Commercial Attaché, French Trade Commission, Yaoundé, Cameroon, 1997 – 2001

Publications

  • Wassmer, U., Pain, G., & Paquin, R. (2016). Taking environmental partnerships seriously. Business Horizons
  • Wassmer, U., Pain, G., & Paquin, R. (2016). Creez un avantage concurrentiel grace aux partenariats environnementaux. Revue Gestion
  • Amirkhani, K. & Pain, G. (2014). Multinational enterprises as institutional entrepreneurs in emerging economies. Routledge Book Chapter

Conference publications

  • Pain, G. (2015). Sensemaking, schema interaction dynamics, and corporate environmental performance. AOM Best Papers Proceedings
  • Pain, G. (2013). Making sense of sustainability: Underlying perspectives and their impacts, SMA Proceedings
  • Pain, G. (2012). Toward a resolution of the embedded agency paradox: The concept of agentic predominance, SMA Proceedings
  • Pain, G. (2011). Organizational learning: An institutional perspective, SMA Proceedings
  • Pain, G. (2015). Sensemaking, schema interaction dynamics, and corporate environmental performance, Academy of Management, Vancouver, BC
  • Pain, G. (2015). Sensemaking, schema interaction dynamics, and corporate environmental performance, Society for Business Ethics, Vancouver, BC
  • Pain, G. (2014). Why organizations fail at sustainability: An integrative sensemaking view, Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA
  • Pain, G. (2013). Making sense of sustainability: Underlying perspectives and their impacts, Southern Management Association, New Orleans, LA
  • Pain, G. (2012). Toward a resolution of the embedded agency paradox: The concept of agentic predominance, Southern Management Association, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Pain, G. (2011). Organizational learning: An institutional perspective, Southern Management Association, Savannah, GA
  • Pain, G. (2011). Quel futur pour l’apprentissage organisationnel? (Organizational learning: What’s next?), Administrative Science Association of Canada, Montreal, QC

Working papers

  • Schema evolution and corporate environmental performance. Pain, G., Paquin, R., & Shrivastava, P.
  • Corporate environmental performance: The role of interpretive schemas. Pain, G., & Paquin, R.
  • Schema interaction dynamics and corporate environmental performance. Pain, G., & Paquin, R.

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