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Fabrice Cavarretta
Professeur Associé, Département Management

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Formation

 Ph.D. in Management (Organizational Behavior) - INSEAD

      Dissertation : "Linking Team Diversity to Extreme Organizational Outcomes"

Doctorat de Gestion - Université Paris-Dauphine

Master of Business Administration - First Year Honors - Harvard Business School

Master of Science in Computer Engineering-ENSTA/Stanford University

Diplômé de l'Ecole Polytechnique

Biographie
Fabrice Cavarretta is a professor in Management and Entrepreneurship at ESSEC Business School. He was trained at Ecole Polytechnique (BA Math), Stanford/ENSTA (Ms CS), Harvard (MBA) and INSEAD (PhD). He teaches mainly the Leadership and Entrepreneurial Manager course in master programs, coordinates the PhD Entrepreneurship seminar, and recently developed Corporate Venturing course for executives. Prof. Cavarretta’s research focuses on the various paradigms Entrepreneurs and Managers use to develop new ventures. He has 12 years of operational management experience, including stints as division General Manager in a large media/telecom firm and founder of a social network start-up.

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PhD de l’INSEAD et docteur en Sciences de Gestion de Paris-Dauphine, Fabrice Cavarretta a été également élèves à l’Ecole Polytechnique (Eng), Stanford/ENSTA (Ms CS) et Harvard (MBA).  Il enseigne l’Entrepreneuriat et le leadership en MBA et formation continue. Sa thèse explorait le lien entre les facteurs organisationnel (équipe, leader, ressources) et la performance en se focalisant en particulier sur les cas extrêmes (succès et échecs). Sa recherche actuelle porte sur les doctrines managériales, et en particulier le « lean management », que ce soit dans les contextes entrepreneuriaux ou intrapreneuriaux.  Fabrice Cavarretta a 12 ans d’expérience de management opérationnel, dont comme directeur de division d’un grand groupe de média/télécom, et fondateur d’une startup dans le domaine des réseaux sociaux.

 

 
Thèmes de Recherche
Thèmes
Organizational Theory focusing on extremely low (e.g. Governance) or high (e.g; Creativity, Entrepreneurship) organizational outcomes. I explore the factors that may induce organizational risk, such as team composition, leadership, resources. 


Publications académiques
Articles
  "When ?It depends? amounts to more than simple contingent relationships: Three canonical forms of inversions" (F. Cavarretta, L. Trincher, D. Choi, S. Hannah), Journal of Organizational Behavior
  "Task complexity and shared value orientation: exploring the moderators of a social dilemma in team social networks" (F. Godart, F. Cavarretta, M. Thieman), Industrial and Corporate Change
  "Debunking the false dichotomy of leadership idealism and pragmatism: Critical evaluation and support of newer genre leadership theories" (S. Hannah, J. Sumanth, P. Lester, F. Cavarretta), Journal of Organizational Behavior, juil. 2014, Vol. 35, Numéro 5, p. 598‑621
  "Who Changes Course? The Role of Domain Knowledge and Novel Framing in Making Technology Changes" (N. Furr, F. Cavarretta, S. Garg), Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, sept. 2012, Vol. 6, Numéro 3, p. 236‑256
  "Too much of a good thing? Resources effects in new ventures" (F. Cavarretta, N. Furr), Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, juin 2011, Vol. 31, Numéro 3, p. 85‑99
  "A framework for examining leadership in extreme contexts" (S. Hannah, M. Uhl‑Bien, B. Avolio, F. Cavarretta), The Leadership Quarterly, déc. 2009, Vol. 20, Numéro 6, p. 897‑919
  "Le marché des systèmes de paiements électroniques" (F. Cavarretta), Systèmes et Sécurité, janv. 1996, Vol. 4, Numéro 4


Chapitres
  Une exploration des propriétés épistémiques des règles « clés de voûte » des entrepreneurs. In: « Complexité et organisations » Faire face aux défis de demain. Paris (France) : Eyrolles, Morin, Edgar Bibard, Laurent. 2018, p. 83-99
  Quels compromis pour composer l'équipe entrepreneuriale. In: L'Art d'Entreprendre : des Idées pour Agir . Paris (France) : Pearson Education, Hamid Bouchikhi. 2008, p. 55-55


Publications professionnelles
Ouvrages
  Oui, la France est un paradis pour entrepreneurs. paris (France)  : Plon, 2016 (http://www.cavarretta.fr/fpe )


Working papers
  "Leadership beyond the Tipping Point: Toward the Discovery of Inversions and Complementary Hypotheses" (F. Cavarretta, S. Hannah, R. Piccolo, M. Uhl‑Bien). Essec Research Center, DR‑1519 oct. 15.
  "An Inquiry into the Epistemic Properties of Entrepreneurs' Theories of Action" (F. Cavarretta, N. Furr). Essec Research Center, DR‑1415 nov. 14.


Autres publications
Communications publiées
  "Task complexity and value orientation: Exploring the moderators of a dilemma in social networks", avec F. Godart, M. Thieman. In : AOM Annual Meeting Proceedings, AOM Annual Meeting. Orlando (USA) : Academy of Management, 2013, p. 1-6.
  "Distinguishing Extreme vs. Average Performance in Nascent Firms: Putting Risk Back into Entrepreneurship Research", avec A. Robb. In : Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference. Babson Park (USA) : Digital Knowledge at Babson, 2009.
  "Impact of intrateam diversity on team performance", In : Proceedings of the Sixty-sixth Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Sixty-sixth Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Philadelphia (U.S.A.) : George T. Solomon (Ed.), 2007.


Articles de presse
  "Quels compromis pour composer l'équipe entrepreneuriale". Les Echos, 05 juin 2008, p. 11-12


Enseignement à l'ESSEC

Entrepreneurship: Masters, PhD and Executive Education

Leadership and Organizational Behavior: Masters, PhD and Executive Education

Autres activités pédagogiques
Pedagogical Experiment to teach with clinical interactions: http://www.cavarretta.com/t/clinics
Prix et distinctions

"Outstanding Contribution by an Early Career Academic" award at the Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship (ACE) Research Exchange Conference 2014 for his paper: Too Much of a Good Thing? Resource Effects in New Ventures.

BPS (Business Policy and Strategy) Distinguished Paper Award at the 2011 Academy of Management Annual Meeting, for his article, “The Dangers of Deep Knowledge: New Ventures in the U.S. Solar Industry” (co-written with N. Furr and S. Garg).

Excellent Paper Award at the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Annual Conference (AIE 2011) for his article entitled, “Too Much of a Good Thing? Contradictory Resource Effects in New Ventures.” 

Kauffaman Firm Survey Best Paper Award at the 2010 Academy of Management Conference (Montreal, Canada, 6-10 August 2010), for his paper, “Too Much of a Good Thing?: Resource Effects In New Ventures,” (co-written with N. Furr, 2009).


Activités scientifiques
Communications présentées à des conférences

Abbé Grégoire Innovation Days (2018 CNAM, Paris)

Australian Center for Research Exchange Conference (ACERE 2018 Brisbane)

Workshop on Entrepreneurial Teams and Collective Entrepreneurship Research (2017), IESEG, Paris

Academy of Management Annual Meeting (AOM. 2018), Atlanta, GA

MOC-TIM Conference Frontiers in the rough (2017), Zurich CH

Darden & Judge Entrepreneurship and Innovation Research Conference (2017), Cambridge, UK

INSEAD Doriot Entrepreneurship Conference (2017) Fontainebleau, France

Strategic Management Society Special Conference (SMS Bolzano 2016)

IAE Paris, Workshop on Entrepreneurship and Decision-Making Theory, Paris France (2016)

Academy of Management Annual Meeting (AOM 2015), Vancouver, BC, Canada 

European Group for Organizational Studies Annual Meeting (EGOS 2015), 

European Theory Development Workshop (EDTW 2015), Cardiff, UK

Strategic Management Society Special Conference (SMS Chile 2015)

Australian Center for Research Exchange Conference (ACERE 2015 Adelaide) 

Bocconi Seminar Invited Presentation (2014)

Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Workshop (SEI 2014 Sophia Antipolis)

Strategic Management Society Special Conference (SMS Copenhagen 2014)

Strategic Management Society Special Conference (SMS Tel Aviv 2014)

Australian Center for Research Exchange Conference (ACERE 2014 Sydney)

Academy of Management Annual Meeting (AOM 2013), Orlando, FL

2nd Effectuation Research and Teaching Conference 

Ratio Colloquium "Virtues and Entrepreneurship" (2013) Stockholm, 

SMU-ESSEC Entrepreneurship and Innovation Conference (2012), Singapore

European Group for Organizational Studies Annual Meeting (EGOS 2012), Helsinki

Tilburg Conference on Innovation (2012), Netherland

FACE (2011), Paris, France

Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (AIE 2011)

West Coast Research Consortium on Technology Entrepreneurship (WCRS 2011), Seattle, WA

Academy of Management Annual Meeting (AOM 2011), San Antonio, TX *

European Group for Organizational Studies Annual Meeting (EGOS 2011), Gothenburg, Sweden *

Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC 2011), Syracuse U., Syracuse, NY

Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (AIE 2011), Beijing, China

Smith Entrepreneurship Research Conference (2011), Maryland University, College Park, MD

Academy of Management Annual Meeting (AOM 2010), Montreal, QE

European Group for Organizational Studies Annual Meeting (EGOS 2010), Amsterdam, Netherland

Kaufman Firm Survey Seminar at the BCERC (2010), IMD Lausanne

West Coast Research Symposium on Technology Entrepreneurship (WCRS Sept 2009), Seattle, WA

Academy of Management Annual Meeting (AOM 2009), Chicago, IL

Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research An. Conf. (INGroup July 2009), Colorado Springs

Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC 2009)

Academy of Management Annual Meeting (AOM 2008), Anaheim, CA

European Group for Organizational Studies Annual Meeting (EGOS 2008), Amsterdam, Netherland

Conférence Internationale de Management Stratégique (AIMS 2008), Sofia Antipolis, France

Organization Science Winter Conference (OSWC 2008), Squaw Creek, CA

Academy of Management Annual Meeting (AOM. 2007), Philadelphia, PA

Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research Annual Conference (INGroup July 2007), Lansing, MI

European Group for Organizational Studies Annual Meeting (EGOS 2007), Vienna, Austria

Academy of Management Annual Meeting (AOM 2006), Atlanta, GA

AMLE conf. “Executive Education: Challenges and Opportunities” (3-4 July 2006), IMD, Lausanne


Affiliations et activités académiques

Academy of Management (AOM): member of OMT, ENT, OB, BPS, RM

EGOS

 

Ad-hoc Reviewer

Administrative Science Quarterly

Academy of Management Review

Journal of Organizational Behavior

National Science Foundation (NFS) 

Organization Science

Organisation Studies

Strategy Entrepreneurship Journal

 

Consortia participations

Cognition in the Wild AOM/MOC, Boston 2012

Junior Faculty Consortium AOM/OMT, Chicago 2009

Doctoral Consortium AOM/OMT-ODC-MOC, Philadelphia, 2007

Dissertation Proposal Workshop, AOM/OMT Division, Atlanta, 2006

New Doctoral Student Consortium, AOM, New Orleans, 2004

 

Web site on "Tools for Organizational Theory Scholars":  http://ot.cavarretta.com


Conseil

Interventions Since 2010  

Conference, teaching and advisory on themes: “Extreme Performance and the source of motivation”, “Lean Venturing”, “Network Effect and Digital” and the “French Entrepreneurial ecosystem” for corporations and institutions such as LVMH, Célio, Samsung, Blizzard, Lindt, La Rose des Vents, Biogaran, GSK, Dentsu, La Poste, PWC, Cross Knowledge, French-Bahrein Chamber of Commerce, Expertise France, BNP Paribas, SocGen, Axa.

  

Boards / Advisory / Expertise / NGO    

2017-…   Engage (Social Entreprise Advocay), Leadership training            Paris&TheCamp/Aix     

2017-12   ExpertiseFrance (Fr. Gvt. foreign aid), Advisory on Entrepreneurship                                                Tunisia for Libya     

2016-…   Educapital (Investment Fund in education), Advisory        Paris, France     

2010-…   Deways, SetKeeper, etc, Advisory to various ESSEC spanned startups                                                                              France

2010-2013   Voyager360 (Investment Fund), Advisory Committee            Paris, France                                                                  

1997-2002   G Partners (VC), Investment Committee         Bruxelles, Belgium         

2000   Texas Pacific Group (Private Equity), Ad hoc advisor    London, UK

1999-2000   Envol (Venture Capital), Ad hoc advisor                  Paris, France

1998-2000    Viventures (Venture Capital), Ad hoc advisor          London, UK   

1991-curr   Hexagone SA (Manufacturing), Advisor to the CEO        Rennes, France

 

SELECTED AUTHORED PRESS ARTICLES, REPORTS, AND WEB CONTENT

(see personal website for up-to-date list: http://www.cavarretta.fr/press)

2017-10   L'ADN “Les Leaders Emergents”

2017-06   “For an entrepreneurial ecology”, in Transforming challenges in the 21st century: A selection of impact articles from the Council on Business and Society. T. Gamble and T. C. B. Society., 2017

2016-10   Les Echos « La Relève Secteur public : de la difficulté de réformer? »

2015-09   Business Times “Is crowdfunding the new venture capitalism or even better?”

2015-03   ESSEC Knowledge « Surmonter la peur de l'échec, le challenge du manager moderne » (vidéo 6 minutes)

2014-11   ESSEC Knowledge Hors Série "Le crowfunding, nouvelle révolution industrielle?"

2013-09   ESSEC Knowledge "Jobs': Ashton Kutcher as the visionary entrepreneur" [takeways from "Jobs" movie]

2013-08   Huffington Post "Une nouvelle entreprise peut-elle souffrir d'un excédent de ressources?"

2013-07   Huffington Post "L'impression 3D, pointe émergée d'une révolution industrielle"

2013-07   ESSEC Knowledge "The 3D Revolution"

2008-06   Les Echos, Cahier Entreprendre, “Quels compromis pour composer l’équipe entrepreneuriale”, p11-12,

Mentions, Citations, Interviews

2015-10 Marie France Dompter l'Echec pour apprivoiser la réussiteTaming Failure (article, citation)

2015-09 Les Echos Business Crowdfunding : conseils et enjeux pour une nouvelle voie de financement (article, interview)

2015-05 Académies des Enseignants: Twitter en push média pédagogique (5' interview audio)

2015-03 Les Echos L'échec, une étape vers le succès (article, citation)

2014-02 HRM Asia. Moulding Leaders (on Leadership Development)

2013-11 Les Mardis de l'ESSEC, l'Economie de la Connaissance (3 'vidéo)

2013-11 France 5, reportage sur la Géolocalisation/GPS (voir 6' extraits)

2013-10 CNAM - MOOC sur le Management: un témoignage en tant qu'ancien manager (15' interview)

2013-01-28 France Info "Les entrepreneurs ne font-ils ça que pour l'argent ?" (5' radio interview)

2012-11-22 Stratégies - Numérique pousse dans l'arborescence (article, citations)

2012-11-08 Nouvel Economiste-Le Temps des spinoffs (article, citations)

Expérience professionnelle
2001-2003   iPropi.com                                                         Paris, France                    Founder/CEO

The startup brought to the market an innovative social network service

1996-2000   VIVENDI UNIVERSAL                                         Paris, France        

98-00   Managing Director BOL FRANCE (Joint-Venture with BERTELSMANN A.G.)         

96-97   Division Director, Consumer Internet Access (CEGETEL)       

1991-1994   Schneider Electric                                Grenoble, France         

92-94   Production Manager          

91-92   Technology Department Director 

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