Professor Claude Francoeur holds the Stephen A. Jarislowsky Chair in Governance at HEC Montréal. His research interests include board gender diversity, corporate social responsibility, business ethics and financial reporting quality. His work has been published in journals such as Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Business Ethics, British Journal of Management,, Business Strategy and the Environment, Gender, Work and Organization, European Financial Management, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences and International Journal of Managerial Finance. In 2012, he was awarded the prestigious Emerald’s Citation of Excellence Award for the article “Gender Diversity in Corporate Governance and Top Management,” published in the Journal of Business Ethics in 2008.
Awards and Honors
Diversity in governance: CLAUDE FRANCOEUR and RÉAL LABELLE among the most cited, 2020.
Highly Commended Paper Award for the article “Ownership Structure, Earnings Management and Acquiring Firm Post-Merger Market Performance: Evidence from Canada,” International Journal of Managerial Finance, Emerald Literati Network 2013. With Walid Ben Amar and Philémon Rakoto.
Citation of Excellence Award, for the article “Gender Diversity in Corporate Governance and Top Management,” Journal of Business Ethics, 2008, Groupe Emerald. With Réal Labelle and Bernard Sinclair-Desgagné.