Visit from Sylvie Deffayet Davrout, Head of the Leadership and Managerial Competencies Chair at EDHEC Business School

After a one-week stay at HEC Montréal at the invitation of Cyrille Sardais, Holder of the Pierre-Péladeau Leadership Chair, Sylvie Deffayet Davrout, Head of the Leadership and Managerial Competencies Chair at EDHEC, is pleased about the warm welcome she received as an external examiner of a doctoral thesis on anger management by Chinese executives.

As evidenced […]

Tuesday, 6 June, 2017 |

Cyrille Sardais Moderates a Panel Discussion at the Femmes Leaders 2017 Event Organized by Les Affaires

Wednesday, 17 May, 2017 |

Jean Sébastien Goulet Summarizes his PhD Thesis in 180 Seconds and Wins 3rd Prize

The challenge was to summarize his doctoral thesis on how Chinese managers manage anger when exercising leadership… in a mere 180 seconds. Jean Sébastien Goulet, who is completing a PhD in Administration – Management at HEC Montréal, passed it with flying colours. The doctoral candidate came in third at the Ma thèse en 180 secondes […]

Thursday, 11 May, 2017 |

Interview with Jean Sébastien Goulet, PhD Student at the Pierre-Péladeau Chair of Leadership

Jean Sébastien Goulet is a doctoral student in administration at HEC Montréal and associated to the Pierre-Péladeau Chair of Leadership. On the eve of the initial submission of his thesis entitled “Management of anger in the exercise of leadership with subordinates: the case of Chinese managers,” he gives us an interview on his path.

To read […]

Monday, 20 March, 2017 |

Prize for Pedagogy to Professors Richard Déry, Anne Pezet and Cyrille Sardais: the School Highlights the Quality of the Book ‘Le Management’

HEC Montréal rewarded its staff for their excellence at the 2016 Research and Teaching Awards, on November 30.

Professors Richard Déry, Anne Pezet and Cyrille Sardais won the Francois-Albert-Angers Prize for the quality of their teaching textbook written in French ‘Le Management’. To be eligible, the textbook must be intended for use in one or more courses.

Congratulations to […]

Wednesday, 30 November, 2016 |

Réal Jacob and Hatim Fassi-Fihri Win the First Award in Leadership Case Writing

The Pierre-Péladeau Chair of Leadership rewarded Réal Jacob, professor in the Department of Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Hatim Fassi-Fihri, PhD student at HEC Montréal, for excellence in writing the case ‘Youth Fusion’.

The case tells the historical evolution of Youth Fusion, a social innovation in the field of academic perseverance launched in 2009 by Gabriel Bran […]

Tuesday, 8 November, 2016 |

Words of Chiefs: Normand Laprise and Jean-Marie Zeitouni at HEC Montréal. A Rountable to Mark the 15th Anniversary of the Chair

On the 15th anniversary of the Pierre Péladeau Chair of Leadership, we were honoured to receive Jean-Marie Zeitouni, conductor and artistic director of I Musici de Montréal, and Normand Laprise, Grand Chef Relais & Châteaux and co-owner of Toqué!

In the form of a round table moderated by Cyrille Sardais and Josée Lortie from HEC Montréal, […]

Tuesday, 8 November, 2016 |

Publication of a New Book: ‘Leaders et leadership – 2e édition’

Cyrille Sardais, associate professor at HEC Montréal and holder of the Pierre-Péladeau Chair of Leadership, is offering a second edition of Leaders et Leadership.

Based on the case method, this book offers a journey to explore the phenomenon of leadership, personality and personal history of leaders.

For more information (in French)…



Friday, 30 September, 2016 |

Leading a Group of Autonomous Experts: The Conductor. A Lunchtime Presentation by Cyrille Sardais

What exactly does the conductor do? What is his role? Its main challenges? Can we do without it?

We had the privilege to learn more about the conductor’s role during a lunchtime presentation by Cyrille Sardais on the theme:

Leading a Group of Autonomous Experts: The Conductor.

The figure of the conductor is a classical metaphor in management: […]

Wednesday, 3 February, 2016 |

René Angélil Was a Model. An Interview with Biographer Jacqueline Cardinal

The business model practiced by René Angélil is taught at HEC Montréal. Jacqueline Cardinal, biographer and researcher associated with the Pierre-Péladeau Chair of Leadership, devoted a case study to help management students understand the tools that lead to the success of a company. The researcher shares what she discovered about this leadership that is now […]

Monday, 18 January, 2016 |