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Ghislain Deslandes, HDR in Business Administration, Ph. D. in philosophy, is Professor at ESCP Europe (Paris Campus) and Academic Director of the Specialized Master programme in Media Management. From 2013 to 2019 he was also Program Director at the International College of Philosophy (Ciph).

A graduate of ESCP Europe's Media  - MS (class of 1994), he started his career in the press, with Les Echos - a daily -, before his nomination as chief editor of Diginews, a publisher of CD-Roms and digital news media. He then was Associate Director of Coplanet (a Web Agency within the Fi System  - Group) during more than 4 years. Lastly, he became Chief Internet Editor for EMAP (now Mondadori France) and CEO of Worldex Media, a publisher in the professional press, from 2003 to late 2007.

In philosophy, he earned a Master's degree under the supervision of Hélène Védrine and presented his dissertation, "Ante-prolegomena to any post-humanism", to a jury chaired by Jean-Toussaint Desanti. Then he defended his PhD thesis in 2000 at Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University under the supervision of Bernard Bourgeois, essentially dedicated to a comparative study of the philosophies of Blaise Pascal and Sören Kierkegaard. The Jury was chaired by Pierre Magnard.

In management studies, he graduated from the MS Media in 1994 and the Executive Doctorate in Business Administration (EDBA) from Paris Dauphine University in 2008, where he defended, under the supervision of Bernard de Montmorillon, a "Study of the identity dynamics in a media: Dialectic between the character and the promise."  He also participated to the ITP (International Business Program) at Kellogg School of Management - Northwestern University in 2011 and then he did his Habilitation (HDR, French post-doctoral qualification for Ph.D. Supervisor) in Business Administration at Paris Dauphine University. His Dissertation was entitled: "Nosce te ipsum : Identité, Ethique et Management".

Ghislain is currently an Editorial Board member of Business and Professional Ethics Journal (BPEJ), of Journal of Management and Sustainability (JMS), of International Journal on Media Management (JMM) and of Journal of Media Business Studies (JOMBS). He is also a member of the Scientific Comitee of the CFJ (Centre de formation des Journalistes), a board member of the Societé des Amis de Port-Royal, and an active member of the European Media Management Association (EMMA), whose yearly meeting he organized on the Paris campus of ESCP Europe in 2009, and of EBEN (European Business Ethics Network).

He has published Le Management des Médias (Coll. Repères, La Découverte, 2008), Le Management Ethique (Editions Dunod, 2012), Essai sur les données philosophiques du management (PUF, 2013), Critique de la Condition Managériale (PUF, 2016) and Antiphilosophie du christianisme (Editions Ovadia). His current research concern not only management and leadership in the communication industries, but also the philosophical theories of management.

His recent works have been published in European Management JournalEuropean Management ReviewJournal of Media Business Studies, Journal of Business Ethics, Leadership, Organization, Organization Studies and Philosophy of Management.

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Journal Article

2020

DESLANDES, G.

Weak Theology and Organization Studies

ORGANIZATION STUDIES, 41(1), 127-139

ESCP Impact Papers

2020

BOUILLOUD, J.-P., G.DESLANDES

Life is not a quantity: philosophical fragments concerning governance by number

ESCP Impact Papers, 2020-20-EN

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Journal Article

2019

DESLANDES, G., M.PAINTER-MORLAND, S.KIRK, C.TANSLEY

Talent Management: The Good, the Bad, and the Possible

EUROPEAN MANAGEMENT REVIEW, 16 (1), 135-146

Journal Article

2019

MERCIER, G., G.DESLANDES

Formal and Informal Benevolence in a Profit-Oriented Context

JOURNAL OF BUSINESS ETHICS, Online available, 1-19

Journal Article

2019

DESLANDES, G., J.-P.BOUILLOUD

Pour une éthique d’après la reconnaissance

REVUE INTERDISCIPLINAIRE MANAGEMENT, HOMME ET ENTREPRISE (RIMHE), 34 (1), 88-102

Journal Article

2019

DESLANDES, G.

European management teaching and research: Reflections on the life and work of A.Blanqui

EUROPEAN MANAGEMENT JOURNAL, 1-10

Journal Article

2018

DESLANDES, G.

Escape from freedom: revisiting Erich Fromm in the light of contemporary authoritarianism

ORGANIZATION STUDIES

Book

2018

DESLANDES, G.

Antiphilosophie du christianisme

Ovadia Editions

Chapter

2018

DESLANDES, G., G.MERCIER

Neuroscience, Ethical issues in

In: The SAGE Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society, Robert W. Kolb Sage, 2469-2471

Journal Article

2017

PAINTER-MORLAND, M., G.DESLANDES

Authentic leading as relational accountability: Facing up to the conflicting expectations of media leaders

LEADERSHIP, Vol 13, Issue 4, pp. 424-444