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Audrey Rouziès is Full professor in Strategy. She obtained her doctorate at EM Lyon-Université Lyon 3 in 2007. Following a post-doc at the Université du Québec in Montreal, she joined Toulouse School of Management in 2008. She is currently Head of the first-year Masters programme in International Management, and serves as Vice Dean for International Relations and Accreditations at TSM.

Her work focuses on the management of mergers and acquisitions, more specifically on the organisational and human issues involved in the implementation of these operations. Audrey Rouziès uses mixed methods, preferably longitudinal, to understand the research areas she studies. Her research has been published in Journal of Management, Long Range Planning, International Management Review, International Studies of Management and Organization, Scandinavian Journal of Management and Thunderbird International Business Review. Audrey Rouziès is also a member of the Board of Directors of AIMS and EURAM.


  • 2008 - 2008

    Research Grant, UQAM, Canada

Award, honors

  • 2007

    Best PhD thesis award, Strategic management international association, France

Research domains

  • Mergers and acquisitions management
  • Mixed methods
  • Identity dynamics
  • Organizational Integration
  • Cross-border M&A
  • Articles (ranked journals)

    CARTWRIGHT, S., S.TEERIKANGAS, A.ROUZIÈS, "Methods in M&A - A look at the past and the future to forge a path forward", Scandinavian Journal of Management, 2012, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 95-106

    STAHL, G., A.ROUZIES, N.MIRC, AL, "Sociocultural Integration in Mergers and Acquisitions: Unresolved Paradoxes and Directions for Future Research", Thunderbird International Business Review, 2013, vol. 55, no. 4, pp. 333-356

    JACOB, M.-R., A.ROUZIES, "Ensemble mais différents : ambivalence et mimétisme dans les dynamiques d’identification organisationnelle au sein des équipes composites", Revue Française de Gestion, 2014, vol. 3, no. 240, pp. 149-164

    ALDEBERT, B., A.ROUZIES, "Quelle place pour les méthodes mixtes dans la recherche francophone en management?", Management International, Fall 2014, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 43-60

    MIRC, N., A.ROUZIES, S.TEERIKANGAS, "Do academics actually collaborate in the study of interdisciplinary phenomena? –a look at half a century of research on mergers and acquisitions", European Management Review, Fall 2017, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 333-357

    COLMAN, H., A.ROUZIES, "Boundary spanning and intra-organizational mitigation: a relationship perspective on post-acquisition integration", Journal of Management, March 2018

    PASCAL, A., A.ALDEBERT, A.ROUZIES, "Les méthodes mixtes en systèmes d’information : Enjeux épistémologiques et méthodologiques", Systèmes d'Information et Management, 2018, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 99-126

    LOE COLMAN, H., A.ROUZIES, "Postacquisition Boundary Spanning: A Relational Perspective on Integration", Journal of Management, May 2019, vol. 45, no. 5, pp. 2225–2253

    ROUZIES, A., H.LOE COLMAN, D.ANGWIN, "Recasting the dynamics of post-acquisition integration: An embeddedness perspective", Long Range Planning, April 2019, vol. 52, no. 2, pp. 271-282

  • Articles (non ranked journals)

    ROUZIES, A., H. L.COLMAN - "Identification Processes in Post-Acquisition Integration: The Role of Social Interactions" - 2012, Corporate Reputation Review

  • Chapters of books

    ROUZIÈS, A., "Mixed Methods: A relevant research design to investigate processes mergers and acquisitions" in Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions., C. Cooper and S. Finkelstein Ed., Emerald Group Publishing Limited, vol. 12, pp. 193-211, 2013

    KROON, D., A.ROUZIES, "Reflecting on the Use of Mixed Methods in M&A Studies" in The Routledge Companion on Mergers and Acquisitions., O. Meglio, D. R. King and A. Risberg Eds, Routledge, pp. 197-220, 2015

  • Radio, TV, press

    ROUZIES, A. - "L'exercice délicat de la fusion" - 2013, Comprendre pour entreprendre

    ROUZIES, A. - "Qui est in ? Qui est out ?" - 2016, Comprendre pour entreprendre

    ROUZIES, A. - "Le succès d'une fusion repose sur une transition identitaire réussie" - 2013, Entreprise & Carrières

    ROUZIES, A. - "Fusions et acquisitions : le défi de l’intégration" - 2013, Les Echos