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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 the Msc in Strategy and International Management (track coordinator of the doctoral programme in strategy and international management). Audrey Rouzies also serves as Associate Dean for Quality Assurance and International 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 qualittatives and 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 co-founder of the European M&A Institute (eM&Ai).

Award, honors

  • 2018

    Best paper award of the M&A track M&A (EURAM 2018). Article title : “ That’s great on paper… but not in practice! – A routine ecology perspective to understand M&A integration barriers” with Mirc, N., Sele, K. et Angwin, D.

  • 2007

    Best PhD thesis award, Strategic management international association, France


  • 2008 - 2008

    Research Grant, UQAM, Canada

Research domains

  • Mergers and Acquisitions (Integration process management, culture, identity, human aspects)
  • Mixed methods
  • Social Identity Theory, Multiple Identifications and Identity Transition
  • Articles (ranked journals)

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

    Rouziès, A., H. L. 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

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

    Mirc, N., A. Rouziès, 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

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

    Stahl, G. K., A. Rouziès, N. Mirc, A. Al, "Sociocultural Integration in Mergers and Acquisitions: Unresolved Paradoxes and Directions for Future Research", Thunderbird International Business Review, August 2013, vol. 55, no. 4, pp. 333-356

    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

  • Articles (non ranked journals)

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

  • Chapters of books

    Kroon, D., A. Rouziès, "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

    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

  • Radio, TV, press

    Rouziès, A. - "Fusions-acquisitions : des approches plus inclusives sont possibles" - 2021, Alternatives économiques, Paris, France

    Rouziès, A. - "Le cas de la Fusion SUEZ-VEOLIA" - 2021, TV5 Monde

    Rouziès, A. - "Le facteur humain est essentiel dans le succès des fusions-acquisitions" - 2021, Entreprise & Carrières, France

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

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

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

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