Thierry PICQ

Professor level 2

Habilité à diriger des recherches (HDR) en sciences de gestion

Law, Management & Social Sciences

Research topics

1. To what extend HR systems and practices can support sustainable performance in project-based organizations?

The case of French Military Special Forces

2. How managerial innovation can make a difference in the success of a complex project?

The example of the Swiss team victory in the America's Cup

3. How to maintain high-performance over time, in a context of high human turn-over?

The case of the Handball French National Team

4. How to develop collective competences from different individual contributions?

Lessons from project teams and communities of practices

5. How to foster collaboration in inter-organizational projects?

The case of joint R&D project teams in French innovation clusters



  • Co-Founder and Co-Director of the LearningLab (emlyon - Ecole Centrale de Lyon) 2012 - 2014
  • President of the Advisory Committee of the Air School in Salon de Provence
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of Business Digest
  • Director of the case study collection "Histoires d'entreprendre"