Issam Mejri

Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship


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Phone: +33 1 5363 3600

Campus: Nice



2017: Ph.D. in Management Science, University Cote d’Azur, France

2006: Master of Research, EDHEC Business School Nice, France

  • Biography
  • Selected publications
  • Professional experiences

Issam Mejri is a professor of Strategy & Entrepreneurship at IPAG Business School. He defended his thesis entitled “Internationalization of Hi-Tech SMEs from emerging economies: an opportunity-based view" in November 2017 at the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis. He was a finalist of the thesis prize in international business at the ATLAS-AFMI. He is also Visiting Professor at Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa. He has over 10 years’ experience in teaching strategy Innovation and Entrepreneurship to a large range of audiences. Passionate about entrepreneurship and start-ups, his research interests revolve around international entrepreneurship, inclusive entrepreneurship and family entrepreneurship. He has published in academic journals such as Global Business and Organizational Excellence (GBOE) and Revue Marché et organization.

Mejri Issam, Ramadan Maarouf (2017) « Network relationships and internationalization in Tunisian high-tech SMEs ». Global Business and Organizational Excellence. 1 (37), 39–47.

Mejri Issam, Ramadan Maarouf (2017) « Internationalisation des PME technologiques dans une économie en transition : le rôle des réseaux sociaux et d’affaires ». Revue Marché et Organisations. 1 (28), 59-79.

Mejri Issam, Ramadan Maarouf (2016) « Capital Social, connaissances et identification d’opportunités entrepreneuriales dans un processus d’internationalisation : Cas de la Tunisie ». Revue Marché et Organisations. 2 (26), 189 – 218

Since 2019: Lecturer, IPAG Business School, France

Since 2014: Lecture and Academic Mentor, EDHEC Business School, France

2018-2019: Visiting Professor, TELFER School of Management, Ottawa University, Canada

2010-2013: Teaching & Research Assistant, EDHEC Business School, France

2008-2010: Temporary Teaching & Research Assistant, Jean Monnet University of Saint Etienne, France.

Research Areas

International Entrepreneurship, Inclusive Entrepreneurship, Family Entrepreneurship

Teaching Areas

Strategic Management, Business Plan & Entrepreneurship, Business Development and Innovation, Strategic Analysis, Organizational Change