Creative Industries & Culture

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The aim of the Creative Industries & Culture Expertise Centre is to produce and disseminate knowledge about arts, culture and creative industries management. The centre of is interested in the social inclusion of actors in production processes and markets. It also examines the nature of creative and cultural goods and the conditions of their production.  Its researchers study the behaviour of French, European and international creative and cultural organisations, for-profit and not-for-profit, public and private, of all sizes, in order to better assist them in their management. 

Research focus

The values of the Creative Industries & Culture expertise centre emphasise art, culture, creation, creativity, imagination, aesthetics, divergence, diversity and social inclusion, networks, complexity, freedom, transformation, and experience.

Research agenda organised around sectoral research axes:

  • Arts & Heritage (including religion),
  • Cultural Industries,
  • Creative services (incuding design, digital and education),
  • Taste Industries (including Fashion, Crafts, Food…),
  • Leisure & Entertainment (including Tourism),
  • Contextual Creativity (including Creative Territories, Creative Organizations).

Main research interests:

Strategic management of cultural and creative organisations, Arts and Culture Marketing, Cultural Consumer behaviour, Creative careers, Organisational creativity, Liberated enterprise, Creative regions, Design management, Reputation and events, Creative tourism, Social innovation, etc…


Management Department

Anne Gombault - Director of the Arts & Creative Industries Management, Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Management - Art, Heritage, Creative Industries, Creative Spaces, Creative Tourism

Vinca Bigo - Associate Professor of Management - Gender, Ethics, Leadership, Spirituality, Liberated Companies

Pascale Auger - Associate Professor of Management - Creativity, Innovation, Spirituality

Marketing department

Maud Derbaix - Director of the Creative Industries & Culture Expertise Centre, Associate Professor of Marketing - Cultural Consumer Behaviour, Music

Diego Rinallo - Associate Professor of Marketing - Cultural Consumer Behaviour, Fashion, Spirituality

Thierry Lorey - Associate Professor of Marketing - Heritage, Wine, Tourism, Sport

Economy department

Aurélien Decamps - Associate Professor of Economics - Creative Spaces, Sustainable Development, Social Innovation

Olivier Gergaud - Associate Professor of Economics – Director of the Food, Wine & Hospitality Center of Excellence - Wine & Gastronomy, Celebrities, Sport, Cultural Policies

Strategy department

Jean-Philippe Danglade - Associate Professor of Marketing - Entertainment, Celebrities, Branding

Susana Paixao-Barradas - Associate Professor of Design - Natural Materials, Design Thinking

Information System department

Evelyne Lombardo - Associate Professor of Information Systems Management - ICT, Mediation