Isabelle Petit

Professor of Management



Campus: Nice



1997: Ph.D. in Information & Communication Science. Paul Valery University, Montpellier

1987: M.A. in Management Science. University Paris 1, Pantheon – Sorbonne, Paris

  • Biography
  • Selected publications
  • Professional experiences

Isabelle Petit teaches Communication and themes related to the relationship between companies and civil society such as Corporate Social Responsibility, which has led her to study new models such as the Circular Economy. She has mainly exercised pedagogical responsibilities within the IPAG and now help students in their associative projects. She holds a Ph.D. in Information and Communication Sciences from the University of Montpellier 3. She also researches topics such as Corporate Social Responsibility, having written articles published in peer-review journals such as the Revue Française de Gestion Industrielle.

Petit, I., Bonet, D., Lancini, A. (2014) L’économie circulaire: quelles mesures de la performance économique, environnementale et sociale ?, Revue Française de Gestion Industrielle, vol. 33 (4), pp. 23-44, 2014.

Petit, I., Teulon, F., Prince, L. (2011) Against the Pessimistic View of Growth, The Euro-Mediterranean Economics and Finance Review, Vol. 6, No. 3

Petit, I., Bonet, D. (2013) Quels indicateurs de performance sociétale pour l’Economie Circulaire ?, Colloque EIDEV, Université Aix Marseille/IPAG, 21 juin.

Petit, I., Bonet, D. (2013)« Influence de l’Économie Circulaire sur la performance et l’impact sociétal des entreprises », 4ème Journée Innovations financières et sociétales, entrepreneuriat et gouvernance territoriale autour de la Méditerranée, Nice, 5 juillet.

Petit, I., (2012) Women and social innovation in mediterranean area, 3rd Conference Societal Innovation and Territorial Governance Around the Mediterranean Area, Nice, France,.

Petit, I. (2012). Construire un accord: analyse du Social Business comme exemple de compromise, Etats Généraux du Management, Strasbourg, France.

Petit I. (2012) Les entreprises cotées et l’innovation sociale: Social Business as a meeting ground, Innovation, Funding & Entrepreneurship, Genève, Suisse.

Petit I. (2011) La mise en place d’un système d’innovation sociétale en région PACA, 2nd Conference Societal Innovation and Territorial Governance Around the Mediterranean Area, Nice, France.

Petit I. (2011) La Fondation d'entreprise outil de la politique de mécénat ou de la politique RSE? 8th ADERSE International conference, Paris, France.

Petit I., (2011) Crise et prise en charge de l’intérêt général par l’entreprise: l’exemple des fondations d’entreprise, Financial Structures & Governance, IFC6, Hamamet, Tunisie.

Since 1999: IPAG Business School, Pedagogical coordination for different programs, in particular the Master cycle of the Grande Ecole Program.

1989: Innovation in publishing company: implementation of Desktop Publishing in Rivage

1984 – 1989: Staff member in company of books distribution Distique

Research Areas

Corporate Social Responsibility, Circular Economy, Philanthropy and Crowdfunding

Teaching Areas

Communication and Sponsorship, Research Method, Ethic & Corporate Social Responsibility