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Marc Le Menestrel

Affiliate Professor of Decision Sciences

Biography

Marc teaches and coaches senior executives and board directors on high level performance and leadership as well as the exercise of wise power in governance, sustainability, anti-corruption and risk management. Leading companies and academic institutions are using his expertise and innovative pedagogical approaches to inspire leaders, organizations and directors in search of both performance and meaning.

As a decision scientist, Marc's research is focused on the theory of choice; the confluence of rational thinking and ethical values in decision making; and the use of mathematical theories of measurement to articulate the subjectivity of human behaviour.

His work has been published in academic journals such as Psychological Science, The Journal of Mathematical Psychology; Theory and Decision; Discrete Mathematics; The European Journal of Operational Research; The Journal of Economics and Business Organizations; The Journal of Business Ethics; Ecological Economics; Business Ethics: A European Review.

Marc Le Menestrel holds a Ph.D. in Decision Sciences from INSEAD. He has a graduate degree from the Paris Graduate Management School and an undergraduate degree in mathematics and physics from University Paris VI.

Marc is an avid rock climber. As a former professional athlete, he has travelled extensively, opening and repeating some of the most renowned and hardest climbing routes in the world.

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Leadership & Organisations

What It Means to Lead in a Multipolar World

H. Falcão, M. Le Menestrel

By overcoming our fears and creating a brave space for dialogue, we can relate and lead better in the new multipolar world.
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Responsibility

Encouraging Sustainability: Why the Business Case Isn’t Enough

M. Le Menestrel, J. Rode, N. Heinz, G. Cornelissen

The business case for pro-environment investments makes sense intuitively, but appealing to executives’ sense of responsibility might work better.

Responsibility

The Wise Power of Utopian Thinking

Marc Le Menestrel

Imagining an ideal world is a powerful tool for enhancing proactivity and leading organisational transformation.
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Responsibility

Three Inconvenient Truths About Corruption

Marc Le Menestrel

Having honest, adult conversations about corruption requires accepting that none of us is ethically pure.
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Leadership & Organisations

The Three Principles of Wise Power

Marc Le Menestrel

If you know how to harness the power of your mind, heart and soul, you will be wiser in the face of surprises and disruption.
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Leadership & Organisations

The Key to Cultivating Agility in Decision Making

Marc Le Menestrel

Decision-making excellence requires self-awareness and the ability to choose how to think in different situations.