Paul Caussat

Dr Paul Caussat BA, MA, PhD, HEA Fellow

Paul Caussat

Dr Paul Caussat
BA, MA, PhD, HEA Fellow

Lecturer in International Business

Department of International Business and Economics

Faculty of Business

Dr Paul Caussat joined the University of Greenwich in 2017 within the Department of International Business & Economics. Previously, he was at ESCP Europe (Paris Campus) and University Paris Pantheon-Sorbonne where he did his PhD and taught International Management related courses. He holds an MA in International Affairs from Sciences Po. Paris as well as an MSc in Economics from University Paris Pantheon-Sorbonne.

Dr Paul Caussat has been focusing on the political economy of Asian countries chiefly India, the evolution of social, political and business networks and the management of multinational operations in this geographical area.

He is also a member of Asia Centre – an institution specialized in political, economic and strategic affairs in Asia.

  • Course Leader of Foundations of Scholarship and Research
  • Course Leader of Fundamentals of International Business Strategies

Dr Paul Caussat's main research interest focuses on the evolution of capitalism and business practices mainly in India (and to some extent on other liberalizing Asian economies, Gulf countries, Iran). He looks into the reconfiguration of social, political and business networks and the development of the private sector and (foreign) multinational enterprises in this geographical context. This includes four specific domains of research:

  • State-business relations and the evolutions of social, political and business networks in India and other liberalizing Asian Economies, with specific reference to the banking sector and other sensitive industries;
  • Multinational companies' interactions with local institutions and societies in emerging economies and the organization and management of international operations;
  • The making of global corporations from emerging economies;
  • Micro politics inside multinational companies (between subsidiaries and the headquarters), power issues in the workplace using a postcolonial perspective.

Dr Paul Caussat welcomes student dissertation using qualitative methods and/or social network analysis on topics related to emerging economies, multinationals into and from emerging economies, business network evolution in emerging economies.

Caussat, Paul (2017) Competing for social acquaintances : the case of Reliance in India. In : The changing face of corruption in the Asia-Pacific : current perspectives and future challenges. Elsevier, UK. pp. 209-219. ISBN 978-0-08-101109-6.

Caussat, Paul (2017) Pourquoi les banques publiques vont-elles si mal ? Capitalisme indien et réseaux d'influence (Why public banks are doing this poorly ? Indian capitalism and influence networks). In : Réseaux de relations sociales, connexions et élitisme: quels enjeux pour les organisations? (Social networks, connections and elitism: what challenges for organizations?). JFD, Canada. pp. 169-184. ISBN 978-2-924651-25-4.

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Caussat, Paul, Prime, Nathalie and Wilken, Robert (2018) Legitimation strategies of French banks in India. European Academy of Management (EURAM), Reykjavik, Iceland, June 20-23.

Caussat, Paul (2017) Legitimacy beyond isomorphism and transference : when the liability of foreignness can become a source of competitive advantage. Academy of International Business (AIB), Dubai, UAE, July 2-5.

Lemaire, Jean-Paul and Caussat, Paul (2017) 'In transition' economies' banking system evolution : impact on foreign banking institutions, the example of India. Association Francophone de Management International (ATLAS-AFMI), Antananarivo, Madagascar, May 2-4.

Caussat, Paul, Prime, Nathalie and Wilken, Robert (2016) Building legitimacy in an adverse foreign environment : when the liability of foreignness can become a strategic asset. European International Business Association (EIBA), Vienna, Austria, December 2-4.

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