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Kevin Levillain


Assistant Professor at MINES ParisTech – PSL University

Center for Management Science – i3 UMR CNRS 9217

 

 

PhD in Management Science from MINES ParisTech, 2011-2015

Les entreprises à mission : un modèle de gouvernance pour explorer l’inconnu

(Mission-Driven Companies: a governance model for innovative collectives)

Graduated from MINES ParisTech (Civil Engineer), 2007-2010

 

Titles and Positions

  • Co-chair of the research and teaching Chair Theory of the Enterprise (Models of governance and collective creation).
  • Member of the teaching and research Chair Design Theory and Methods for Innovative design.
  • Scientific coordinator of the research project PURPOSE, "Emergence, Conditions and Management of Purpose-Driven Companies" funded by ANR.
  • Co-chair of the standing track "Rethinking the responsible corporation", EURAM 2019 & 2020 (SIGs Business for Society & Corporate Governance)

 

Research areas and interests

  • Theory and models of the innovative enterprise and its governance
  • History and recent evolutions of corporate law and corporate purpose
  • Purpose-driven companies, Hybrid organizations, Impact Investing

 

Awards

  • "Livre RH" award 2019 from Le Monde, Syntec and SciencesPo for the book "La Mission de l'Entreprise Responsable" (2018, dir. B. Segrestin, K. Levillain)
  • Best Research Book in Management Science Award from the FNEGE, 2018 and from Consult’in France 2018 for the book “Les Entreprises à Mission”.
  • Best PhD Thesis in Management Science Award for Publication of the FNEGE, 2016
  • Best Paper Award of the Business for Society SIG at EURAM conference, 2015 in Warsaw for the paper « Renewing the debate on the purpose of the corporation: A purpose-driven model of the corporation », K. Levillain, B. Segrestin, A. Hatchuel

 

Teaching Activities

  • Co-head of the course “Governement of the Enterprise”, common basis curriculum – MINES ParisTech (3rd year)
  • Co-head of the course “New Enterprises and Responsible Innovation” – MINES ParisTech (2nd & 3rd year), Dauphine University (masters 101 & MTI)
  • Co-head of the "New Product Development & Innovation" courses for Engineers, PhD students and continuous training (MINES ParisTech, PSL)
  • “Innovation & Responsibility: new theory of the firm” for the Executive MBA – Paris Dauphine, UQAM
  • Involved in the Engineering Design and Innovation Curriculum at MINES ParisTech
  • Statistics and models for decision theory – MINES ParisTech (2nd year)
  • Management & Industrial Enterprises – Work internship – MINES ParisTech (1st year)


Blanche Segrestin    Armand Hatchuel   

Journal articles6 documents

  • Charlotte Demonsant, Armand Hatchuel, Kevin Levillain, Blanche Segrestin. De la ressource commune au péril commun : Repenser nos modèles de l'action climatique. Revue de l'Organisation Responsable, ESKA, 2021. ⟨hal-03630940⟩
  • Armand Hatchuel, Kevin Levillain, Blanche Segrestin. Comment la loi a instauré l’entreprise comme un acteur politique. Analyse historique et théorique de la loi Pacte et de la loi sur le devoir de vigilance. Entreprises et Histoire, Eska, 2021, 104 (3), pp.184-197. ⟨10.3917/eh.104.0184⟩. ⟨hal-03411409⟩
  • Blanche Segrestin, Armand Hatchuel, Kevin Levillain. When the Law Distinguishes Between the Enterprise and the Corporation: The Case of the New French Law on Corporate Purpose. Journal of Business Ethics, Springer Verlag, In press, pp.1-13. ⟨10.1007/s10551-020-04439-y⟩. ⟨hal-02465609⟩
  • Kevin Levillain, Blanche Segrestin, Armand Hatchuel. Repenser les finalités de l’entreprise. La contribution des sciences de gestion dans un monde post-hégélien. Revue Française de Gestion, Lavoisier, 2014, 40 (245), pp.179-200. ⟨10.3166/rfg.245.179-200⟩. ⟨hal-01288340⟩
  • Blanche Segrestin, Kevin Levillain, Armand Hatchuel, Vernac Stéphane. « L’objet social étendu » : une voie pour réaligner le droit et la théorie des parties prenantes. Finance Contrôle Stratégie, Association FCS, 2014, 17 (3), pp.30-50. ⟨hal-01083622⟩
  • Kevin Levillain, Armand Hatchuel, Blanche Segrestin. L'impensé de la RSE : La révision du cadre légal de l'entreprise. Revue Française de Gestion, Lavoisier, 2012, 38 (228-229), pp.185-200. ⟨10.3166/rfg.228-229.185-200⟩. ⟨hal-00796499⟩

Conference papers9 documents

  • Armand Hatchuel, Kevin Levillain, Blanche Segrestin. How the law establishes the enterprise as a political actor: A historical and theoretical analysis of recent French corporate law innovations.. MANCEPT Workshops, Sep 2021, Manchester, United Kingdom. ⟨hal-03411422⟩
  • Kevin Levillain, Blanche Segrestin, Armand Hatchuel. The French Société à Mission: a renewal in non-shareholder stakeholders’ rights to sue a corporation for misconduct?. SASE Conference, Jul 2021, Duisburg, Germany. ⟨hal-03411432⟩
  • Kevin Levillain, Blanche Segrestin, Armand Hatchuel. Is law normalizing Hybrid Organizations? Putting profit-with-purpose corporations into historical perspective. European Academy of Management, Jun 2017, Glasgow, United Kingdom. ⟨hal-01497085⟩
  • Blanche Segrestin, Kevin Levillain, Armand Hatchuel. Purpose-driven corporations: how corporate law reorders the field of corporate governance. European Academy of Management Conference (EURAM 2016), Jun 2016, Paris, France. ⟨hal-01323118⟩
  • Kevin Levillain, Blanche Segrestin, Armand Hatchuel. Reviving the debate on the Corporate Purpose: A purpose-driven model of the corporation. European Academy of Management (EURAM), Jun 2015, Warsaw, Poland. ⟨hal-01202492⟩
  • Blanche Segrestin, Kevin Levillain, Armand Hatchuel. A purpose-driven theory of the corporation?. The nature and governance of the corporation, WINIR, Apr 2015, lugano, Switzerland. ⟨hal-01148198⟩
  • Blanche Segrestin, Kevin Levillain, Armand Hatchuel. Governance for innovation-driven companies: the legacy of Walther Rathenau on the German Model. Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), Jul 2015, London, United Kingdom. ⟨hal-01202495⟩
  • Kevin Levillain, Blanche Segrestin, Armand Hatchuel. Is Law Normalizing Hybrid Organizations? Guidelines from Multi-purpose Corporations. SMS Conference Denver, Oct 2015, Denver, United States. ⟨hal-01143317⟩
  • Kevin Levillain, Blanche Segrestin, Armand Hatchuel. Can venture capital foster innovation? A study of the coupling between innovation and finance. International Product Development Management Conference, Jun 2014, Ireland. ⟨hal-00969096⟩

Book sections5 documents

  • Armand Hatchuel, Blanche Segrestin, Kevin Levillain. Responsabilité, Raison d’être et société à mission. Les sources théoriques d’une réforme pionnière de l’entreprise. Alexandre Menais. Raison d’être, responsabilité et engagement: l’entreprise au-delà du capitalisme, LexisNexis, 2021. ⟨hal-03411406⟩
  • Blanche Segrestin, Kevin Levillain, Armand Hatchuel, Vernac Stéphane. Entreprises, Responsabilités et Civilisations. Introduction. Entreprises, Responsabilités et Civilisations. Vers un nouveau cycle du Développement Durable, 2020. ⟨hal-03030217⟩
  • Kevin Levillain, Blanche Segrestin, Armand Hatchuel. Profit- with-Purpose Corporations An Innovation in Corporate Law to Meet Contemporary Corporate Social Responsibility Challenges. A. McWilliams, D. Rupp, D. Siegel, G. Stahl & D. Waldman. Oxford Handbook of Corporate Social Responsibility: Psychological and Organizational Perspectives, Oxford University Press, pp.490-512, 2019. ⟨halshs-01845518⟩
  • Blanche Segrestin, Kevin Levillain, Armand Hatchuel. L'objet social étendu : une condition pour l'industrie. Pierre Veltz, Thierry Weil. L'industrie, notre avenir, Eyrolles, pp. 316-324, 2015. ⟨hal-01096231⟩
  • Kevin Levillain, Armand Hatchuel, Blanche Segrestin. Normer l’entreprise pour l’émanciper ? Vers de nouvelles options juridiques. Blanche Segrestin; Baudoin Roger; Stéphane Vernac. L'entreprise, point aveugle du savoir ?, Sciences Humaines, 2014, 9782361062224. ⟨hal-01487571⟩

Directions of work or proceedings2 documents

  • Kevin Levillain, Blanche Segrestin, Armand Hatchuel, Vernac Stéphane. Entreprises, Responsabilités et Civilisations. Vers un nouveau cycle du Développement Durable. Entreprises, Responsabilités et Civilisations., May 2019, Cerisy, Presses des Mines, 2020. ⟨hal-03030216⟩
  • Blanche Segrestin, Kevin Levillain, Vernac Stéphane, Armand Hatchuel. La "Société à Objet Social Etendu" : un nouveau statut pour l'entreprise. France. 2015, 978-2-35671-200-4. ⟨hal-01110767⟩

Other publications1 document

  • Armand Hatchuel, Kevin Levillain, Blanche Segrestin. Réconcilier écologie et justice sociale grâce au principe des "avaries communes". 2019. ⟨hal-01988666⟩

Reports1 document

  • Sophie Harnay, Tatiana Sachs, Katrin Deckert, Fabienne Llense, Aurélie Ballot-Léna, et al.. L'efficacité des codes de gouvernance. Perspectives comparées et pluridisciplinaires. [Rapport de recherche] Mission de Recherche Droit et Justice. 2017. ⟨halshs-01701153⟩