Co-Head of the Center of Excellence for Sustainability

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Dr Fanny Salignac is Associate Professor in Strategy and Co-Director of the Centre of Excellence for Sustainability at Kedge Business School (Bordeaux Campus). She is also an Affiliate Researcher at the Centre for Social Impact (UNSW Sydney). Driven by her passion for social justice and equality, Fanny aims to be a catalyst for change and global social impact. In her research, Fanny works towards understanding how to address complex social problems and the processes that create a better society (e.g. partnerships, collaboration and co-production). Her expertise spans across areas of Social Change, Impact and Policy; as well as Business Ethics, Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility. Her work to date has focused primarily on financial resilience and wellbeing, collaboration for social impact and outcomes evaluations. In her teaching, Fanny strives to support and accompany students through their learning journey to become leaders of social change. For over 10 years, she has brought topics such as Business Ethics and Social Impact to business students – her experience spans across the undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA level. Prior to joining Kedge Business School, Fanny worked at the Centre for Social Impact, UNSW Sydney, Australia – where she won the 2016 UNSW Business School UN PRME Excellence in Teaching Award. Fanny has a PhD in International Business (Business Ethics) from The University of Sydney. Research fields: social impact, social change, social policy, corporate social responsibility, business ethics

    Recent publications
    Publication Year of publication Type of publication
    GALEA, N., A. POWELL, F. SALIGNAC, L. CHAPPELL, M. LOOSEMORE, "When Following the Rules Is Bad for Wellbeing: The Effects of Gendered Rules in the Australian Construction Industry", Work, Employment and Society, 2022, vol. 36, no. 1, pp. 119-138 2022 Journal article
    NOONE, J., F. SALIGNAC, I. SAUNDERS, "How can collaborative practices be supported in an era of new public governance? Lessons from an education initiative", Australian Journal of Public Administration, 2021, vol. 80, no. 3, pp. 624-637 2021 Journal article
    ARGADE, P., F. SALIGNAC, R. BARKEMEYER, "Opportunity Identification for Sustainable Entrepreneurship: Exploring the Interplay of Individual and Context Level Factors in India", Business Strategy and the Environment, 2021, vol. 30, no. 8, pp. 3528-3551 2021 Journal article
    ANAND, A., P. ARGADE, R. BARKEMEYER, F. SALIGNAC, "Trends and patterns in sustainable entrepreneurship research: A bibliometric review and research agenda", Journal of Business Venturing, 2021, vol. 36, no. 3, pp. 106092 2021 Journal article
    SALIGNAC, F., M. HAMILTON, J. NOONE, A. MARJOLIN, K. MUIR, "Conceptualizing Financial Wellbeing: An Ecological Life-Course Approach", Journal of Happiness Studies, 2020, vol. 21, no. 5, pp. 1581-1602 2020 Journal article
    SALIGNAC, F., A.MARJOLIN, J.NOONE, G.CAREY, "Measuring dynamic collaborations: Collaboration health assessment tool", Australian Journal of Public Administration, 2019, vol. 78, no. 2, pp. 227-249 2019 Journal article
    SALIGNAC, F., A. MARJOLIN, R. REEVE, K. MUIR, "Conceptualizing and Measuring Financial Resilience: A Multidimensional Framework", Social Indicators Research, 2019, vol. 145, no. 1, pp. 17-38 2019 Journal article
    BARKEMEYER, R., F. SALIGNAC, P. ARGADE, "CSP and governance in emerging and developing country firms: Of mirrors and substitutes", Business and Politics, 2019, vol. 21, no. 4, pp. 540-568 2019 Journal article
    SALIGNAC, F., T.WILCOX, A.MARJOLIN, S.ADAMS, "Understanding Collective Impact in Australia: A new approach to interorganizational collaboration", Australian Journal of Management, 2018, vol. 43, no. 1, pp. 91-110 2018 Journal article
    BHATIA, B., F.SALIGNAC, "Gendered patterning of relationships: Insights from reproductive health networks in Bangladesh", International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 2018, vol. 38, no. 5/6, pp. 360-377 2018 Journal article
    SALIGNAC, F., N.GALEA, A.POWELL, "Institutional entrepreneurs driving change: The case of gender equality in the Australian construction industry", Australian Journal of Management, 2018, vol. 43, no. 1, pp. 152-169 2018 Journal article
    MUIR, K., F.SALIGNAC, "Can Market Forces Stimulate Social Change? A Case Example Using the National Disability Insurance Scheme in Australia", Third Sector Review, 2017, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 57-80 2017 Journal article
    SALIGNAC, F., K.MUIR, J.WONG, "Are you really Financially Excluded if you Choose not to be Included? Insights from Social Exclusion, Resilience and Ecological Systems", Journal of Social Policy, 2016, vol. 45, no. 02, pp. 269-286 2016 Journal article
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    Research domains


    Business Ethics

    Sustainable Development

    Gender Studies

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