Michelle Mielly

Michelle Mielly
Grenoble École de Management | GEM · Department of People, Organization and Society

Doctor of Philosophy

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Purpose This qualitative study explores, through the lens of Schein's (1978) career anchor theory, the internal career perceptions (self-perceived values, challenges and capabilities) of local surf workers in the highly internationalized sector of surf tourism in Nicaragua. Design/methodology/approach Semi-structured interviews were carried out wi...
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Purpose The purpose of this brief paper is to highlight the role of culture in cross-cultural M&A environments. Findings Empirical work as consultants and participant-observers within multiple international organizations in the process of pre or post M&A restructuring has revealed the need to develop three key “best practices” linked to behaviors...
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This study examines the contemporary activities of the Alliance Française (AF)--a cultural organization whose mission involves spreading French culture and language abroad. In particular we analyze how it promotes its activities via discursive practices & strategies to further its organizational objectives in India. We revisit the prevailing coloni...
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This study sets out to explore how skilled Arab-French immigrant workers in contemporary France negotiate their identities in highly sensitive work environments after the Charlie Hebdo assassinations. What conclusions may be inferred from the emergence of new discursive practices coming into practice among members of this population in this pivotal...
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This paper draws on the concept of the Freudian Uncanny to explore how organizational members manage foreignness and familiarity simultaneously when dealing with international colleagues and their foreignness, alterity, or state of otherness, in cross-cultural encounters, pondering on how individuals assign meaning to specific instances of ‘perceiv...
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Reflective Leaders and High-Performance Organizations suggests a framework for developing and applying an improved approach to organizational leadership and management. In addition to philosophy and conceptual approaches, it presents tested practical tools and direction. It also delivers case studies of organizations that have applied Shepherds and...
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The Ki-Yi Village in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire is primarily perceived as an organization focused on the revival of African cultures, as an arts cooperative, or as an educational alternative for talented children not suited for Western-style schooling. This chapter provides a glimpse into the larger scope of its goals, which extend well beyond its pres...
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Werewere Liking, b. 1950 in Cameroon, has developed in her oeuvre the concept of an aesthetics of necessity. Based on a combination of West African traditional philosophy, post-colonial ontology, and pragmatic material determinism, Liking expounds a theory of aesthetics driven by need. Present in her work in the theatre, novels, and musical product...
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When treating the subject of androgyny in Théophile Gautier's Mademoiselle de Maupin (1836), most modern criticism has concentrated on the character of d'Albert instead of on Madeleine de Maupin, who traded her female identity for that of the cavalier Theodore de Sérannes. Madeleine's character develops the theme of the androgyne more profoundly th...

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We are currently collecting data with 30 or so ecosystem participants (entrepreneurs, industry leaders, incubator directors, local government organizations, NGOs) participating in the French Tech Ticket initiative. This is the third year of this initiative, designed to bring foreign talent to incubate and drive innovation in France. We are focusing on the adaptive strategies undertaken by the international entrepreneurs (and their stakeholders) to formulate & drive forward their business models and to perceive and promote potential value creation in order to attract capital investment and attract talent.