Strait A for one of the three first graduated DBA students of IUM!

Last September, Olivier Guillet defended his doctoral thesis “What makes an empowerered leader?” in front of an esteemed jury composed of international professors of quite well reputed universities as external evaluators.

What makes an empowerered leader?

How do leadership failures resist the growing body of leadership literature, the improvement of leadership training and the selection of smart and motivated leaders?

Olivier Guillet has worked on shedding a new light on leader development by exploring leadership failures using a psychoanalytical perspective, in particular Jungian theory. Guillet’s work has been included paper presented at the British Academy of Management (Leadership Empowerment, A Jungian Approach, BAM, September 2016) and an article published in the Indian Management Studies Journal (Leader Empowerment, A Jungian Approach, IMSJ, April 2017).

Doctoral Jury

  • Prof Sylvie FAUCHEUX: professeur des universités en Sciences Economiques (CNAM)
  • Prof Yvon PECQUEUX: professeur des universités en Gestion (CNAM)
  • M. Frédéric DAUCHE: Senior Vice Président, Groupe GrandVision
  • Dr. Hélèn CRISTINI: advisor
  • Dr.Hans MÜHLBACHER: advisor
  • Dr.Ingo BÖBEL: president

Olivier Guillet

Graduated DBA, Olivier GuilletSince July 2017, Olivier Guillet is Executive Director, School of Management and Innovation at Science Po.

Prior this position, he was Chief International Officer at Groupe INSEEC since 2011. He has held different positions at INSEEC Group since 2002 : professor of international management as well as Deputy Dean and Director of Admissions of the Grande Ecole Program. 

Olivier Guillet started his career in the industrial sector as International Product Manager of the Metso Corporation.


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