Benjamin Huybrechts

Associate professor, EM Lyon

Benjamin Huybrechts est professeur associé à emlyon business school. Il mène des recherches dans le domaine de l'entrepreneuriat social, plus particulièrement sur les dynamiques collectives d'émergence de l'entrepreneuriat social (ex. équipes, incubateurs, espaces de coworking,...), la gouvernance de l'entreprise sociale comme forme organisationnelle "hybride", et la diffusion institutionnelle des innovations sociales via des partenariats inter-sectoriels et des structures méta-organisationnelles (fédérations et réseaux). Ses travaux empiriques, portant sur différents types de formes organisationnelles (coopératives, associations, social business, etc.) et secteurs d'activité (commerce équitable, énergie renouvelable, recyclage, etc.) ont été publiés dans des revues telles qu’Organization Studies, Journal of Business Ethics, British Journal of Industrial Relations et International Small Business Journal.

Benjamin Huybrechts conducts research in the area of social entrepreneurship, more particularly on topics including collective dynamics underlying the emergence of social entrepreneurship (e.g. teams, incubators, coworking spaces, etc.), the governance of social enterprises as "hybrid" organizational forms, and the institutional diffusion of social innovations through cross-sector partnerships and meta-organizations such as federations and networks. His empirical work deals with several types of organizational forms (cooperatives, nonprofits, social businesses, etc.) and fields (fair trade, renewable energy, recycling, etc.), with publications in journals such as Organization Studies, the Journal of Business Ethics, the British Journal of Industrial Relations and the International Small Business Journal.

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship and Organization, EM Lyon

Education

  • 2003 
    Louvain School of Management, Université Catholique de Louvain, Master in Management