Book Chapters

ROUACH D., BIKARD M., (2008), "La nouvelle économie israélienne: le choix des hautes technologies", in DIECKHOFF A., L'Etat d'Israël, Les grandes études internationales, Fayard, Paris, pp. 243-254.
This book was awarded with the "Grand Prix du Livre des Professeurs et des Maîtres de conférences de Sciences Po 2008".

ROUACH D., POINCELET M., (2008), "Nestlé: Interaction of R&D and Intelligence Management", in BOUTELLIER R., GASSMANN O., VON ZEDTWITZ M. (eds), Managing Global Innovation. Uncovering the Secrets of Future Competitiveness, Springer Verlag, 3rd ed., pp. 274-286, 13 p., Prix ManPower 2000.

ROUACH D., (2002), "The Role ot the army in developing high-potential Israeli executives", in DERR C., ROUSSILLON S., BOURNOIS F. (eds), Cross-cultural approaches to leadership development, Quorum Books, pp. 196-201, 6 p.

ROUACH D., (2001), "Strategy and Optimization", in LE GOC M. (ed.), Development Techniques for International Technology Transfer, Quorum Books, 10 p.

ROUACH D., (1998), "Le Rôle de l'Armée dans le Développement des cadres à potentiel en Israël", in BOURNOIS F., ROUSSILLON S. (eds), Préparer les dirigeants de demain, Éditons d'Organisation.


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Books Published

COLLIN B., ROUACH D., (2009), Le Modèle L'Oréal : Les stratégies clés d'une multinationale française, Collection Management en action, Pearson Education France, Paris, 147 p.

Glamour, talented and secrete… Here comes L’Oreal, a familial company that became the symbol of the successful France, world’s leader in cosmetology, leader on the Chinese market.

How to become a multinational company, leader on its market, without losing one’s familial character and French attitude? Is there a model “à la L’Oreal”? Can L’Oreal’s success be restored by observing its strategic and managerial characteristics? Did the retirement, in 2006, of its superstar boss, Lindsay Owen Jones, bring any changes? What can be the company’s future, giving the presence and weight of Nestlé?

Beyond all speculations around the “L’Oréaliens” circle and Liliane Bettencourt, Beatrice Collin and Daniel Rouach got in touch with many insiders to understand the mystery of the company’s success.

Importance of Research and Development, of competitive intelligence, mastery of the communication on the company and its products, competition management, culture of confrontation between brand, between projects, a continuous process of improvement, … This book explains how L’Oreal, which will celebrate its 100th year in 2009, adapted its strategy, management and organization to become and remain THE model of French success.

ROUACH D., (2005), La Veille technologique et l'intelligence économique, Collection Que sais-je ?, Presses Universitaires de France, Paris, 3e éd., 126 p.

ROUACH D., (2005), La Veille technologique et l'intelligence économique, Collection Que sais-je ?, Presses Universitaires de France, Paris, 3e éd., 126 p.
Foreword by Rémi Pautrat. Book awarded with the IEC prize (Economic Intelligence and Competitiveness) of the Economic Intelligence Academy’s annual contest in 1997 (15 000 copies).

How one could give the right information to the right persona t the right moment, for him to take the right decision? The accelerating pace of technology change makes the information crucial for companies. Technology monitoring and competitive intelligence enable to seize, collect, process and store information and pertinent signals that could help the future orientation of the company. This book explains its implementation modalities.

SAPERSTEIN J., ROUACH D., (2002), Creating regional wealth in the innovation economy : Models, perspectives, and best practices, Financial Times Prentice Hall Books, Business, Financial Times publishing , Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River [New Jersey], 355

SAPERSTEIN J., ROUACH D., (2002), Creating regional wealth in the innovation economy : Models, perspectives, and best practices, Financial Times Prentice Hall Books, Business, Financial Times publishing , Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River [New Jersey], 355 p. (4000 copies). Chinese Edition by the Tsinghua University Press.

From Ireland to India, from Singapore to Israel, entrepreneurial innovation remains the main factor of economic success. This book identifies the way flourishing areas build innovation clusters through institutional, private and non-profit organizations.
Jeff Saperstein and Dr. Daniel Rouach clarify the complex mix of key factors that could help some regions and countries to set up a long term economic growth. Their wide research area, through detailed case studies and many interviews with top-ranked entrepreneurs from many industries, address many questions regarding economic policy, intellectual capital, labor costs and other topics.
Creating Regional Wealth in the Innovation Economy shows how regions with geographical, socio-economical, political and institutional structures can lead to the success of the global innovation economy. It identifies the best practices that business and government leaders need to consider to develop their area or business into a powerhouse of the future.

ROUACH D., (1999), Management du transfert de technologie : L'art de coopérer, innover, veiller, Gestion, Presses Universitaires de France, Paris, 185 p.

ROUACH D., (1999), Management du transfert de technologie : L'art de coopérer, innover, veiller, Gestion, Presses Universitaires de France, Paris, 185 p.
Main parts taken from the author’s doctoral thesis (2000 copies).

Given the highly international context and often saturated domestic markets, more and more businesses are concerned about technology and knowledge transfer, which lead to numerous commercial and technical advantages, as well as to financial benefits. This establishes a way of internationalization and flexible diversification adapted to the strategic demand of an exporting and innovative company.
French and European managers discover the "hidden charms" of technology transfer which can permit to boost business activities and development. A transfer can play a decisive role for an international project’s profitability and also during the renewal of contracts with partners. If well managed and expertly applied, the knowledge and competencies transfer can represent a determinant competitive advantage for a company.
This book outlines the key characteristics of a successful transfer.

KLATZMANN J., ROUACH D., (1994), L'Economie d'Israël, Collection Que sais-je ?, Presses Universitaires de France, Paris, 126 p.

KLATZMANN J., ROUACH D., (1994), L'Economie d'Israël, Collection Que sais-je ?, Presses Universitaires de France, Paris, 126 p. (5000 copies)
Foreword by Lionel Stoleru.

Knowing and understanding the Israeli economy is essential for seizing the economic impact of peace for the country, its neighbors as well as for the whole Middle-East.
Providing an unalterable summary of Israel history, this book pictures Israel’s current economy in detail, its achievements, the difficulties it is facing and its future challenges. A particular focus is made on high-tech industries, which represent the key for future development.

ROUACH D., KLATZMANN J., (1993), Les Transferts de technologie, Collection Que sais-je ?, Presses Universitaires de France, Paris, 128 p.

ROUACH D., KLATZMANN J., (1993), Les Transferts de technologie, Collection Que sais-je ?, Presses Universitaires de France, Paris, 128 p. (5000 copies).

The development of international technology and knowledge transfers represents a permanent challenge for companies. National governments are also involved in these exchanges and defend their strategic interests, crucial for the future development of their countries.


Israguide, le Guide Pratique des Affaires entre la France et Israël.
3 editions: 1985, 1987, 1991, 200 pages, (12 000 copies).
Foreword by Lionel Stoleru.