Penelope HARRISON

Senior Lecturer

Department : Management and Organization

Nationalities :

Teaching

  • Organizational Behavior (PGE 1)
  • Managing Cultural Diversity (PGE 2)
  • Human Resource Management (MSc IHRM)
  • Career Coaching (International Masters of Science students)
  • Audit Conseil (GRP Presidents)

 

Qualifications

  • MBA, Leeds University Business School, Leeds, Great Britain, 2002
  • B.A. in French Studies & Linguistics (Psychology minor), Lancaster University, Lancaster, Great Britain, 1993

 

Honours/Awards

  • 1st place: Financial Times Team Business Plan Competition (2002)
  • 3rd place: Barclays Bank Team Business Plan Competition (2001)

 

Research Interests

  • Work-life balance
  • Staff motivation / Skills Development
  • Cross-cultural teamwork
  • HR issues in M&As

 

Work Experience

Academic

  • Senior Lecturer, Management and Organization Academic Area, Rennes School of Business (September 2019 – Present)
  • Adjunct Faculty Member, Management & Organization Academic Area, Rennes School of Business (2012 – 2019)
  • Permanent Faculty Member, Strategy & Management Department, Rennes School of Business (2002 – 2004)

Non-Academic

  • Events Coordinator, Event Access, Dinan (2008 – 2012)
  • Recruitment & Skills Coordinator, Legris SA (now Parker Hannifin), Rennes (2004 – 2006)
  • Teaching & Sales Manager, Centre d’Etude des Langues, Rennes (1998 – 2001)

Intellectual contributions

Chapters, Cases, Readings, Supplements

  • Descubes I. and Harrison P. (2014), Chapter 19: Management Focus “Talent development at Samsung: International, but not international enough?” In Strategic Management: Text and Cases – Global Edition, 7th ed., by Hill, C., McGraw – Hill Publishers.
  • Harrison P. and Descubes I. (2014), Chapter 4: The United Arab Emirates: 1 country, 7 states – many cultural concerns. In Strategic Management: Text and Cases – Global Edition, 7th ed., by Hill, C., McGraw – Hill Publishers.
  • Patel, T. and Harrison, P. (2004), “Oh, A Career-Minded Woman!” ECCH (The Case Centre).