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Kevin Levillain


PhD, Civil Engineer from MINES ParisTech

 

Assistant Professor at MINES ParisTech – PSL Research University

Center for Management Science – i3 UMR CNRS 9217

 

Education

Tenure Track, MINES ParisTech, 2015-2018

PhD in Management Science from MINES ParisTech, 2011-2015

Supervisor: Pr. Blanche SEGRESTIN

Title: 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, 2007-2010

 

Titles and Positions

  • Co-chair of the research and teaching Chair Theory of the firm. 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.

 

Research areas and interests

  • Theory and models of the innovative firm and its governance
  • History and recent evolutions of corporate law
  • Purpose-driven companies and Hybrid organizations

 

Awards

  • 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 Firm”, common basis curriculum – MINES ParisTech (3rd year)
  • Co-head of the course “New Enterprises and Responsible Innovation” – MINES ParisTech (2nd & 3rd year)
  • Co-head of the "New Product Development & Innovation" courses for Engineers, PhD students and continuous training (MINES ParisTech, PSL)
  • Co-head of the "Theory of the Firm" course in Master MTI (PSL, Paris Dauphine and MINES ParisTech)
  • “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
  • Accounting and Cost Accounting – MINES ParisTech (3rd year)
  • Statistics and models for decision theory – MINES ParisTech (2nd year)
  • Work internship : management report – MINES ParisTech (1st year)


Centre de Gestion Scientifique i3   

Journal articles10 documents

  • Laure-Anne Parpaleix, Kevin Levillain, Blanche Segrestin. Financing the Next Generations of Innovation: New Dimensions in the Private Equity Model. Journal of innovation economics, De Boeck Supérieur, In press, n°29 (1), pp.7. ⟨10.3917/jie.029.0007⟩. ⟨halshs-02129063⟩
  • Kevin Levillain, Blanche Segrestin. On Inventing the Purpose-Driven Enterprise. Valuation Studies, Linköping University Electronic Press 2019, 6, pp.87 - 93. ⟨10.3384/VS.2001-5992.196187⟩. ⟨hal-02011872⟩
  • Kevin Levillain, Blanche Segrestin. From primacy to purpose commitment: How emerging profit-with-purpose corporations open new corporate governance avenues. European Management Journal, Elsevier, 2019, 37 (5), pp.637-647. ⟨10.1016/j.emj.2019.07.002⟩. ⟨hal-02290622⟩
  • Kevin Levillain, Marine Agogué, Elsa Berthet. Innovation sociale et innovation radicale sont-elles contradictoires ? L’enjeu de formuler une mission sociale commune et générative. Revue Française de Gestion, Lavoisier, 2016, 42 (255), pp.41 - 55. ⟨10.3166/rfg.2016.00021⟩. ⟨hal-01407835⟩
  • Sophie Hooge, Olga Kokshagina, Pascal Le Masson, Kevin Levillain, Benoit Weil, et al.. Gambling versus Designing: Organizing for the Design of the Probability Space in the Energy Sector. Creativity and Innovation Management, Wiley, 2016, 25 (4), pp.464-483. ⟨10.1111/caim.12178⟩. ⟨hal-01394629⟩
  • Marine Agogué, Kevin Levillain, Sophie Hooge. Gamification of Creativity: Exploring the Usefulness of Serious Games for Ideation. Creativity and Innovation Management, Wiley, 2015, 24 (3), pp.415-429. ⟨10.1111/caim.12138⟩. ⟨hal-01185366⟩
  • 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. ⟨http://fcs.revues.org/⟩. ⟨hal-01083622⟩
  • 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⟩
  • N Popiolek, Sophie Hooge, Olga Kokshagina, Pascal Le Masson, Kevin Levillain, et al.. Pourquoi et comment développer des technologies génériques au CEA – apports d'une approche par les théories et méthodes de la conception contemporaines. Lettre de l'I-Tese, 2014. ⟨hal-01485013⟩
  • 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 papers27 documents

  • Kevin Levillain, Blanche Segrestin. Commitment in the unknown: An innovative use of the Profit-with-Purpose corporate framework to ensure responsible innovation. AIMS, Jun 2019, Dakar, Senegal. ⟨hal-02171252⟩
  • Honorine Harlé, Sophie Hooge, Pascal Le Masson, Kevin Levillain, Benoit Weil, et al.. THE MANAGEMENT NEEDS FOR AN INNOVATIVE DESIGN APPROACH AT THE SHOP FLOOR LEVEL: THE CASE OF THE AIRBUS' SAINT- NAZAIRE FACTORY. IPDM conference, Jun 2019, Leicester, United Kingdom. ⟨hal-02182420⟩
  • Jérémy Lévêque, Kevin Levillain, Blanche Segrestin. Is a Shift Always a Drift? Governing Hybrid Organizations with Innovative Purpose. EURAM 2019 - Exploring the Future of Management: Facts, Fashion and Fado, Jun 2019, Lisbonne, Portugal. ⟨hal-01982969⟩
  • Agathe Gilain, Pascal Le Masson, Kevin Levillain, Yannick Marin, Benoit Weil. How to enhance the profitability of your project portfolio – by reducing uncertainty or exploring the unknown?. IPDM, Jun 2019, Leicester, United Kingdom. ⟨hal-02095624⟩
  • Kevin Levillain, Dana Brakman Reiser, Blanche Segrestin, Günter K. Stahl, Christian Voegtlin. The Purpose-Driven Corporate Forms: Tackling Grand Societal Challenges with Innovations in Governance and Corporate Responsibility. Academy of Management, Aug 2019, Boston, United States. ⟨halshs-02296447⟩
  • Laure-Anne Parpaleix, Kevin Levillain, Blanche Segrestin. L’Etat-actionnaire au service de la croissance des entreprises de taille intermédiaire ?. Colloque international AFEP-IIPPE - Penser l'économie de demain et le futur de l'économie politique, Jul 2019, Lille, France. ⟨halshs-02296332⟩
  • Kevin Levillain, Blanche Segrestin. From Primacy to Commitment: Revising corporate governance theories to account for recent legal innovations in the US. EURAM, Jun 2018, Reykjavik, Iceland. ⟨hal-01777788⟩
  • Laure-Anne Parpaleix, Kevin Levillain, Blanche Segrestin. Financing innovation: two models of private equity investment. R&D Management Conference 2018 “R&Designing Innovation: Transformational Challenges for Organizations and Society” , Jul 2018, Milan, Italy. ⟨hal-01768986v2⟩
  • Jérémy Lévêque, Kevin Levillain, Blanche Segrestin. Réalisation de l'impact ou génération d’alternatives ? Une étude des méthodes d'évaluation de l'investissement à impact.. RIODD 2018 - Pour durer ou pour changer, Oct 2018, Grenoble, France. ⟨hal-01897420⟩
  • 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⟩
  • Mathilde Radek, Sophie Hooge, Kevin Levillain, Anne Bion-Robin. Knowledge management for the unknown: Using matroids to structure first knowledge base in Exploratory Project . Innovation Product Development Management Conference, Jun 2017, Reykjavik, Iceland. ⟨hal-01477297⟩
  • Laure-Anne Parpaleix, Kevin Levillain, Blanche Segrestin. The role of firms’ innovation strategies in private equity investments. 24TH INNOVATION AND PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE, Jun 2017, REYKJAVIK, Iceland. ⟨hal-01496269⟩
  • 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. Entrepreneur’s Wealth vs. Firm’s Welfare: Exploring an “evergreen” governance for firm succession. European Academy of Management Annual Conference, Jun 2016, Paris, France. ⟨hal-01292956⟩
  • Sophie Hooge, Kevin Levillain, Ludivine Guérineau, Anne Bion-Robin, Julie Gautier. Designing exploratory partnerships in Southeast Asia: The challenge of building a sustainable ecosystem to address chronic malnutrition. EGOS, Jul 2016, Naples, Italy. ⟨hal-01364198⟩
  • 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⟩
  • 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⟩
  • 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⟩
  • 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⟩
  • Kevin Levillain, Blanche Segrestin. The Blind Spot of Corporate Social Responsibility: Changing the legal framework of the firm. EURAM, Jun 2014, Valence, Spain. ⟨hal-00969099⟩
  • Marine Agogué, Kevin Levillain, Sophie Hooge. An analytical framework to evaluate idea generations methodologies: the case of the serious game. IPDMC, Jun 2014, Limerick, Ireland. ⟨hal-00971521⟩
  • 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⟩
  • Sophie Hooge, Olga Kokshagina, Pascal Le Masson, Kevin Levillain, Benoit Weil, et al.. Designing generic technologies in Energy Research: learning from two CEA technologies for double unknown management. European Academy of Management - EURAM 2014, Jun 2014, Valencia, Spain. pp.33. ⟨hal-00987214⟩
  • Kevin Levillain, Marine Agogué, Elsa Berthet. Framing a generative common purpose: a critical skill for social entrepreneurs to achieve social innovations. ISPIM Americas, Oct 2014, Montréal, Canada. ⟨hal-01077466⟩
  • Kevin Levillain. L'émergence de nouvelles formes de société : l'exemple de la Flexible Purpose Corporation. L'entreprise multinationale dans tous ses Etats, Sep 2013, Paris, France. pp. 321-336. ⟨hal-00924720⟩
  • Kevin Levillain, Blanche Segrestin. Partnering to innovate or partnering innovation ? The binding effect of generative potentials. International Product Development Management Conference, Jun 2013, Paris, France. ⟨hal-00920839⟩
  • Kevin Levillain, Blanche Segrestin. A mission-centric view of the firm: Lessons from Social Entrepreneurship. R&D Management, May 2012, France. ⟨hal-00733413⟩

Books1 document

  • Kevin Levillain. Les entreprises à mission Un modèle de gouvernance pour l'innovation. 2017. ⟨hal-01614364⟩

Book sections6 documents

  • Kevin Levillain, Simon C Parker, Rory Ridley-Duff, Blanche Segrestin, Jeroen Veldman, et al.. Protecting Long-Term Commitment: Legal and Organizational Means. Ciaran Driver & Grahame Thompson. Corporate Governance in Contention, Oxford University Press, 2018, 9780198805274. ⟨halshs-01845513⟩
  • 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, In press. ⟨halshs-01845518⟩
  • Kevin Levillain, Blanche Segrestin. Les conditions cachées de la RSE : leçons du mouvement des Profit-with-Purpose Corporations. La mission de l'entreprise responsable. Principes et normes de gestion, 2018. ⟨hal-02290043⟩
  • Blanche Segrestin, Kevin Levillain. Pour une nouvelle théorie du contrôle : du droit de contrôle au contrat de gestion. La mission de l'entreprise responsable. Principes et normes de gestion, 2018. ⟨hal-02290038⟩
  • 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

  • Blanche Segrestin, Kevin Levillain. La mission de l’entreprise responsable. Principes et normes de gestion. 2018. ⟨hal-01949704⟩
  • 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 publications2 documents

  • Armand Hatchuel, Kevin Levillain, Blanche Segrestin. Réconcilier écologie et justice sociale grâce au principe des "avaries communes". 2019. ⟨hal-01988666⟩
  • Kevin Levillain. La flexible purpose corporation : un petit pas pour le juriste, un grand pas pour l'entreprise ?. 2012, pp.7-16. ⟨hal-00796500⟩

Preprints, Working Papers, ...1 document

  • Honorine Harlé, Sophie Hooge, Pascal Le Masson, Kevin Levillain, Benoit Weil, et al.. Innovative design in factory: new methods to go from closed to expandable prescriptions at the shop floor. 2019. ⟨hal-02094246⟩