Linh Chi Vo

Professor

8. Sustainable Business and Organisations

lcvo@univ-catholyon.fr

Campus Lyon - Saint Paul
10 Place des archives 69002 Lyon

Function

  • Member of Institute of Sustainable Business and Organizations, CONFLUENCE : Sciences and Humanities Research Unit - EA 1598 Lyon Catholic University
  • Head of Institute of Sustainable Business and Organizations, CONFLUENCE : Sciences and Humanities Research Unit - EA 1598 Lyon Catholic University

Further information

Research areas

Sciences de Gestion Neo-institutional theory CSR in SMEs Philosophy of pragmatism Board gender diversity

Teaching areas

Management Strategic management

Presentation

Linh-Chi Vo holds a PhD in Management Science from Ecole Centrale Paris, an MBA from Washington State University (USA) and a BA from Queensland University of Technology (Australia). She holds an HDR, obtained in 2017.
  • Chapters
    • Book chapters
      • VO, Linh Chi, DELCHET-COCHET, Karen (2020). «Une RSE ou des RSE ? La réalité des entreprises du jouet au prisme de l'innovation et du Business model». In : C. Le Bas et S. Mercuri Chapuis (dir.), La RSE : des relations sociales à la dimension stratégique. Paris : EMS (Edition Management et Société), 10, 169-190.
      • DELCHET-COCHET, Karen, VO, Linh Chi (2018). «Integrating CSR practices in business strategies of SMEs: empirical evidence». In : Sabri Boubaker, Douglas Cumming and Duc K. Nguyen (dir.), Research Handbook of Investing in the Triple Bottom Line. Finance, Society and the Environment. Cheltenham : Edwar Elgar Publishing, 17, 373-395. URL/DOI :  [+]
    • Contributions to conference proceedings
      • GOK, Kubilay, BABABOLA, Mayowa, LAKSHMAN, Chandrashekhar, VO, Linh Chi, EBERHARD, Jared, AKBARI, Hamid, OZDEMIR, Ali Ihsan (2018). «Understanding Why and When Ethical Climate Relates to Employee Taking Charge and Voice Behaviors». Academy of Management Proceedings, 2018, 1. URL/DOI :  [+]
      • VO, Linh Chi (2018). «Bridging the Empirical-Normative Split in Business Ethics Research: John Dewey's Pragmatism». Academy of Management Annual Meeting, AOM. Academy of Management Proceedings. URL/DOI :  [+]
      • VO, Linh Chi, SANTISTEVAN, Diana (2017). «Responding To Institutional Complexity: Explaining The Difference Between Individuals». Academy of Management Annual Meeting, AOM. Academy of Management Proceedings, 2017, 1. URL/DOI :  [+]
      • VO, Linh Chi, CULIÉ, Jean-Denis, MOUNOUD, Eléonore (2016). «Microfoundations of decoupling: from the perspective of coping theory». Academy of Management Annual Meeting, AOM. Academy of Management Proceedings, 2016, 1. URL/DOI :  [+]
  • Articles
    • Articles in peer-reviewed journals
      • GOK, Kubilay, BABABOLA, Mayowa, LAKSHMAN, Chandrashekhar, SUMANTH, John, VO, Linh Chi, DECOSTER, Stijn, BENSAL, Anjali, COSKUN , Ahmet (2022). «Enhancing Employees' Duty Orientation and Moral Potency : Dual Mechanisms Linking Ethical Psychological Climate to Ethically-Focused Proactive Behaviour». Journal of Organizational Behavior, Online Version of Record. URL/DOI :  [+]
      • ARFAOUI, Nabila, LE BAS, Christian, VERNIER, Marie-France, VO, Linh Chi (2022). «How do governance arrangements matter in the circular economy? Lessons from five methanation projects based on the social-ecological system framework». Ecological Economics, 197, 107414. URL/DOI :  [+]
      • VO, Linh Chi, DELCHET-COCHET , Karen, AKEB , Hakim (2022). «Quand les pratiques individuelles des managers de la RSE éclairent la nature symbolique ou substantielle de la RSE et ses microfondations». Revue Management & Avenir, 2022/2, 128, 83-103. URL/DOI :  [+]
      • CULIÉ, Jean-Denis, VO, Linh Chi, PHILIPPE, Xavier (2021). «L’influence de la transformation digitale sur l’évolution des carrières : perceptions d’agents de collectivités territoriales». Politiques et Management Public, 38, 3, 277-298.
      • LAKSHMAN, Chandrashekhar, VO, Linh Chi, RAMASWAMI, Aarti (2020). «Measuring invariance and nomological validity of the attributional complexity scale : evidence from estonia, France, india, usa and vietnam». International Journal of Cross Cultural Management (IJCCM), 20, 1, 89–111. URL/DOI :  [+]
      • LAKSHMAN, Chandrashekhar, VO, Linh Chi, LADHA, Rani, GOK, Kubilay (2019). «Consequences of paying CEOs for downsizing: A four-country study of the impacts on survivors vs. victims». M@n@gement, 22, 2, 250-272. URL/DOI :  [+]
      • KELEMEN, Mihaela, RUMENS, Nick, VO, Linh Chi (2019). «Questioning and organization studies». Organization Studies, 40, 10, 1529-1542. URL/DOI :  [+]
      • DANG, Rey, HOUANTI, L’hocine, TEULON, Frederic, VO, Linh Chi (2019). «Antecedents of female representation on corporate boards: an exploratory analysis at board level from a socialized perspective». Management International (MI), 23, 52-63. URL/DOI :  [+]
      • LAKSHMAN, Chandrashekhar, GOK, Kubilay, VO, Linh Chi (2018). «Managerial Assignments of Credit and Blame: A five-country study of Leadership Desirability». Cross Cultural & Strategic Management, 25, 4, 741-762. URL/DOI :  [+]
      • LAKSHMAN, Chandrashekhar, VO, Linh Chi (2017). «Equity portfolio incentives for CEOs downsizing in Vietnam: implications for CSR perceptions'». Gestion 2000, 34, 3, 73-97. URL/DOI :  [+]
      • VO, Linh Chi, KELEMEN, Mihaela (2017). «Collaborating across the researcher-practitioner divide: Introducing John Dewey’s democratic experimentalism». Journal of Organizational Change Management, 30, 6, 858-871. URL/DOI :  [+]
      • VO, Linh Chi, CULIÉ, Jean-Denis, MOUNOUD, Eléonore (2016). «Microfoundations of decoupling: from the perspective of coping theory». M@n@gement, 19, 4, 248-276. URL/DOI :  [+]
  • Forthcoming
    • VO, Linh Chi, AKEB , Hakim, DELCHET-COCHET , Karen (forthcoming). «Le Secret des Managers RSE qui Réussissent». Question(s) de Management.
    • VO, Linh Chi, LAVISSIERE, Alexandre, LAVISSIÈRE, Mary Catherine (forthcoming). «Retaining Talent in the Maritime Sector by Creating a Work-Family Balance Logic : Implications from Women Managers Navigating Work and Family». International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management.
    • VO, Linh Chi, LAKSHMAN, Chandrashekhar, GOK, Kubilay (forthcoming). «Attributional Accuracy and Leadership Effectiveness: Cultural desirability in five countries »». Management International (MI).
    • VO, Linh Chi, AKEB , Hakim, DELCHET-COCHET, Karen (forthcoming). «Le secret des managers RSE qui réussissent». Question(s) de Management.
    • VO, Linh Chi, LE BAS, Christian, LAURENS, Patricia (forthcoming). «Les collaborations en recherche dans le domaine de la gestion entre Business Schools et Universités. La fin de deux mondes étanches». Management et Sciences Sociales, L’Harmattan.
  • Communications (conferences, seminars, study days)
    • THELISSON, Anne-Sophie, VO, Linh Chi, SANTISTEVAN, Diana (2021). «Individual responses to paradoxes: the interrelationship and the influence of cognition and emotions». 81st Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM), August 2021.
    • VERNIER, Marie France, ARFAOUI, Nabila, LE BAS, Christian, VO, Linh Chi (2020). «Circular bio-economy, institutional and social dimensions: The case of five experiences of methanization in France». Colloque PSDR Transitions pour le Développement des Territoires - Symposium PSDR4, October 2020, Angers, France.
    • VO, Linh Chi, LE BAS, Christian, VERNIER, Marie France, ARFAOUI, Nabila (2020). «Circular bio-economy, institutional and social dimensions: The case of five experiences of methanization in France». Spring of Innovation 2020: International Conference Innovation and Circular Economy, March 2020, Saint Jacques de Compostelle, Spain.
    • VO, Linh Chi, DELCHET-COCHET, Karen, MONCEF, Btissam, AKEB, Hakim (2019). «Microfoundation of CSR: a practice perspective». 79th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, AOM- ISC Business school, August 2019, Boston, United States of America.
    • VO, Linh Chi, DELCHET-COCHET, Karen, MONCEF, Btissam, AKEB, Hakim (2019). «Microfoundation of CSR: The Case of CSR managers». CSR across the Atlantic issues and perspectives, UMass Boston et EM Normandie, May 2019, Boston, United States of America.
    • VO, Linh Chi, DELCHET-COCHET, Karen, MONCEF, Btissam, AKEB, Hakim (2019). «The effect of sustainable purchasing on performance:  The role of CSR commitment, internal management and purchasing practices». Annual Meeting of IPSERA : Art and Science of procurement, International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Association (IPSERA), April 2019, Milan, Italy.
    • CULIÉ, Jean-Denis, PHILIPPE, Xavier, VO, Linh Chi (2018). «La transformation des carrières par le numérique : des illusions perdues d’avance ?, Symposium ‘Gérer les carrières au risque du digital’». 29ème congrès : Expérimentations locales, contextualisation des solutions, Association Francophone de Gestion des Ressources Humaines (AGRH), IAE Université Lyon 3, October 2018, Lyon, France.
    • VO, Linh Chi, LAVISSIÈRE, Mary Catherine, LAVISSIERE, Alexandre (2018). «Empowerment of women port executives in Africa: a study of institutional conflicts». International Association of Maritime Economists Annual Meeting, IAME, September 2018, Mombasa, Kenya.
    • VO, Linh Chi, DELCHET-COCHET, Karen, MONCEF, Btissam, AKEB, Hakim (2017). «Trancending the tension between ‘being good’ and ‘looking good’ : the lived experience of micro-level actors». 33rd EGOS Colloquium, European Groups for Organizational Studies (EGOS), Cophenagen Business School (CBS), July 2017, Copenhague, Denmark.
    • VO, Linh Chi, SANTISTEVAN, Diana (2017). «Microfoundations of institutional complexity: delineating the difference between individual responses». 33rd EGOS Colloquium, European Groups for Organizational Studies (EGOS), Cophenagen Business School (CBS), July 2017, Copenhague, Denmark.
    • VO, Linh Chi, CULIÉ, Jean-Denis (2016). «Microfoundations of decoupling: A typology of emotions as coping strategies». 32nd EGOS Colloquium, European Groups for Organizational Studies, EGOS, University of Naples Federico II, July 2016, Naples, United States of America.
    • VO, Linh Chi, LAKSHMAN, Chandrashekhar (2016). «Attributional Complexity and Isomorphic Attributions: Empirical Evidence for Cognitive vs. Affective Factors». Annual Meeting, Academy of International Business (AIB), June 2016, New Orleans, United States of America.
  • Popularization & dissemination of research
    • LE BAS, Christian, BOURDIN, Sébastien, ARFAOUI, Nabila, VERNIER, Marie-France, VO, Linh Chi (2020). «Les entreprises innovantes, plus engagées dans l’économie circulaire». The Conversation. URL/DOI :
    • (2019) «La réalité des pratiques RSE chez les PME françaises». Chronique "L'éco expliquée par l'ESDES", 24 octobre, October 2019, Radio RCF, Lyon, France.
  • Coordination of scientific events
    • Member of the organising committee of the conference "Corporate Social Responsibility Across the Atlantic: Reviews, Issues, and Perspectives",, University of Massachusetts, United States of America, 2019
  • Scientific collaborations
    • Participation in subsidized research contracts / projects
      • Member : 2021 - 2023, PrIORRA - Innovative Practices of Responsible Organizations in Rhône-Alpes, FEDER - 17856, led by Lyon Catholic University
    • Participation in other research projects
      • 2021 - 2024, Project coordinator : Jean Mane Project - Circular economy, microeconomic determinants and national specificities: a European study, MANE, led by Lyon Catholic University and ESDES
      • Since 2020, Project coordinator : Chaire Jean Mane, xx
    • Associate member of research networks / laboratories
      • Since 2019, Head of a research team
      • 2010 - 2015, Member of a research team
  • Editorial activities
    • Member of editorial boards
      • Since 2019, Reviewer for journal, International Journal of Human Resources Development and Management
  • Academic background
    • 2000 Bachelor, Business administration, Other, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
  • Prizes & distinctions
    • 2018 Emerald Best Paper on Maritime Issues in Emerging Economies,, Emerald Publishing
    • 2012 Emerald Highly Commended Award winner, 2011 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards, Knowledge Management category, EFMD
  • Educational responsibilities and professional experiences
    • 2013 - 2019 Faculty, EM Normandie
    • 2010 - 2013 Faculty
    • 2010 - 2015 Teaching Assistant, Ecole Centrale Paris
  • Teachings
    • 2019 - 2021 Business Games, ESDES, France
    • Since 2019 Strategic Management, ESDES, France
    • 2013 - 2019 Innovation Management, EM Normandie, France
    • 2013 - 2019 Knowledge Management, EM Normandie, France
    • 2013 - 2019 Management of the firm, EM Normandie, France
    • 2013 - 2019 Strategic Management, EM Normandie, France
    • 2010 - 2013 Innovation Management, ISC Paris Business School, France
    • 2010 - 2013 Knowledge Management, ISC Paris Business School, France
    • 2010 - 2013 Strategic Management, ISC Paris Business School, France
    • 2010 - 2013 Strategy and Innovation, ISC Paris Business School, France
    • 2005 - 2012 Management of the firm, Ecole Centrale Paris, France
  • Languages
    • English - Able to teach
    • French - Able to teach