Associate Professor in Strategy & Organisation
Ecole Normale Supérieure, LLM (Rennes I), MSc (Paris X Université), MA (EHESS), PhD (HEC Paris)
My research interests include strategy, economic sociology, and organisation theory. My main focus is around categorisation, and diversity, equity, inclusion.
I’m a member of the Strategy and International Business subject group at Cambridge Judge Business School, and along with my colleagues I actively contribute to both academic and business communities.
News and insights
Learning the art of negotiation at Cambridge Judge Business School helped Chris Spinello (MBA 2018) assist in securing The Olympic Partner (TOP) programme with Deloitte.
Law firms and diversity: clients should examine the fine print carefully as firms may substitute racial diversity or pro bono work for gender diversity.
Financial crisis media coverage of big banks was less critical when those banks received bailouts, as the press saw this as a sign of social acceptability, says study from Cambridge Judge Business School.
Widoobiz | 28 March 2023
Diversity and inclusion in companies: a unique reference system to test and accurately measure your skills!
Lionel Paolella, Associate Professor in Strategy and Organisation at Cambridge Judge Business School, is featured in this article about a study regarding diversity and inclusion (D&I).
Lionel Paolella, Associate Professor in Strategy and Organisation at Cambridge Judge Business School, is featured in this article about diversity in law firms.
“This suggests that companies can strengthen the lower echelon of partnership levels to send diversity signals to potential customers, while not disrupting the upper echelon of a company that actually lacks diversity,” says Lionel.
Lionel Paolella, Associate Professor in Strategy and Organisation at Cambridge Judge Business School, is featured in this article about a study regarding the ‘reputation laundering’ debate involving law firms.
Poets & Quants, 21 March 2022
B-schools – leading or struggling on gender & race diversity?
Poets & Quants, 17 June 2020
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Legal Futures, 22 October 2019
Firms with more women likely to adopt salaried partnerships
Business Weekly, 25 September 2019
Gender diversity pushes elite UK law firms towards non-equity partnership model
Poets & Quants, 22 April 2019
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The Malaysian Reserve, 12 November 2018
The point when Islamic bankers are willing to break the code