Professor Sophie Reboud, B.Eng (Agronomy), PhD (Industrial Economics)

Current Affiliation
Professor Sophie Reboud, B.Eng (Agronomy), PhD (Industrial Economics)
Research Associate CEMI
Professor Groupe ESC Dijon Bourgogne and Director, Centre for Business Research (CEREN)

Sophie Reboud is the Head of Research and a Professor of Strategy and Management of Innovation at the Burgundy School of Business (BSB), Group ESC Dijon-Bourgogne, France. She is also Director of the Centre for Business Research (CEREN) at BSB and has been its founder director since 2003. In 2011 Sophie was appointed as an Honorary Research Fellow of the University of Western Australia in recognition of her outstanding contribution to research collaboration with UWA.

Sophie has ten years of experience as a researcher and consultant in the field of management and strategy. Originally trained as an Agronomist, she serviced as a Research Engineer for the Ecole Nationale Supérieure dex Mines de Paris for five years, and completed her PhD there. Her research interests are in the strategic management of innovation and technology. This includes firms in the biotechnologies and new technologies, with specific focus on intellectual property and strategy in small firms.
In 1993-1995 Sophie was an Associated Researcher at HEC Montreal in the Centre de gestion agroalimentaire (Canada). She then returned to France to work as a junior professor and researcher at the École Nationale dingénieurs de Belfort (ATER). In 1996 Sophie joined BSB as Professor of Strategy, Management of Innovation and Business Economics. She was Head of the Department of Management at BSB from 1999 to 2009. Her research work is widely published and she is the co-author of The Strategy of Small Firms, in conjunction with Professor Tim Mazzarol.

Book Chapter

  1. Mazzarol, T. Malone, P. Reboud, S , 2017 , Scanalyse – A Case Study of the Role of Social Capital, Strategic Networking and Word of Mouth Communication in the Diffusion of an Innovation
  2. Mazzarol, T. Reboud, S. Clark, D , 2015 , The use of information and communications technologies by SMEs
  3. Mazzarol, T. Limnios, EM. Reboud, S , 2014 , An Overview of the Research
  4. Mazzarol, T. Clark, D. Gough, SN. Olson, P. Reboud, S , 2014 , Commercialisation in SMEs: Case studies from Australia, New Zealand and the United States
  5. Mazzarol, T. Reboud, S. Limnios, EM. Clark, D , 2014 , Conclusions and lessons learnt
  6. Reboud, S. Mazzarol, T , 2013 , Low-Tech Entrepreneurship
  7. Mazzarol, T. Reboud, S , 2012 , L'innovation des PME Ordinaires, une majorité oubliée
  8. Reboud, S. Mazzarol, T , 2011 , Innovation Ordinaire en PME Ordinaires
  9. Reboud, S. Mazzarol, T , 2011 , Innovation Ordinaire en PME Ordinaires

Conference Paper

  1. Reboud, S. Serboff, T. Goy, H. Mazzarol, T. Clark, D , 2016 , Exploring Diversity of SMEs: A taxonomic approach in a French Region
  2. Mazzarol, T. Reboud, S. Clark, D , 2015 , Proximity effects in SMEs: up close and personal by strategically myopic
  3. Mazzarol, T. Reboud, S. Clark, D , 2015 , The Financial Management Practices of Small to Medium Enterprises
  4. Mazzarol, T. Limnios, EM. Reboud, S , 2012 , Co-operative Enterprise as a Coalition of Small Firms
  5. Do, TH. Mazzarol, T. Volery, T. Reboud, S , 2012 , Innovation Commercialisation and Anticipated Return: A Typology of Innovative SMEs
  6. Mazzarol, T. Limnios, EM. Reboud, S , 2011 , Co-operative Enterprise: A Unique Business Model?
  7. Mazzarol, T. Reboud, S. Soutar, G , 2011 , Commercialisation in the Small Firm: Some Findings from Selected OECD Countries
  8. Do, TH. Volery, T. Mazzarol, T. Reboud, S , 2011 , Determinants of the Innovation RENT
  9. Reboud, S. Mazzarol, T. Clark, D , 2011 , In Search of the "SME Ordinaire" - Towards a Taxonomy
  10. Mazzarol, T. Reboud, S. Soutar, G , 2011 , Innovation Management and Commercialisation in Small Firms: A Study of OECD Countries
  11. Mazzarol, T. Reboud, S , 2011 , Innovation Management and Commercialisation: A Study of Low and High R&D Intensity Firms from Australia and France
  12. Mazzarol, T. Reboud, S. Soutar, G , 2010 , Developing a Strategic Management Assessment Framework for Small Firms
  13. Reboud, S. Mazzarol, T , 2009 , Management de l'innovation dans les PME, une comparaison Franco-Australienne
  14. Unsworth, K. Mazzarol, T. Reboud, S , 2009 , Turning an Innovation Intention into a Reality: The Role of Champions and External Agencies
  15. Reboud, S. Santi, M. Mazzarol, T , 2008 , Pourquoi devrais-je protéger mon innovation? Formalisation stratégique et propriété intellectuelle dans les PME
  16. Reboud, S. Mazzarol, T , 2008 , Strategic Planning in SMEs, A Review of the English and French Literature
  17. Reboud, S. Mazzarol, T. Volery, T , 2008 , The French National Innovation System: An International Comparison from the Small Firms' Perspective
  18. Mazzarol, T. Reboud, S , 2007 , Innovation Management in Small Firms: A Comparison of French and Australian Companies
  19. Mazzarol, T. Reboud, S. Olivares, C , 2006 , Bridging the Gap: A Study of Strategic Change and Thinking within Small Firms
  20. Reboud, S. Mazzarol, T , 2006 , PME innovantes et reseau d'acteurs complementaires - resultats exploratoires en Australie Occidentale
  21. Mazzarol, T. Reboud, S , 2006 , Strategic Management in Small Firms: Developing a Conceptual Framework
  22. Mazzarol, T. Reboud, S. Tye, M , 2006 , The Outsiders Role in the Strategic Development of the Small Firm: A Study of Mentoring with Small Business Owner-Managers in Australia
  23. Mazzarol, T. Reboud, S , 2005 , An Exploratory Study of How Small Firms Estimate Potential Rent Returns from Investment in Innovation
  24. Reboud, S. Mazzarol, T , 2005 , Evaluation du risque lie a une innovation pour les PME: porposition d'un outil
  25. Reboud, S. Mazzarol, T , 2005 , Predire les rentes liees a l'innovation dans les PME: une etude exploratoire en Australie Occidentale
  26. Mazzarol, T. Reboud, S , 2005 , Small Firms Assessment of Complementary Actors in the Development of Innovation - Some Preliminary Findings
  27. Mazzarol, T. Reboud, S , 2005 , Taking a Strategic Approach to Innovation in Small Firms - the Application of a Diagnostic Assessment Tool
  28. Reboud, S. Mazzarol, T , 2004 , Interet d'un outil d'evaluation du risque lie a l'innovation pour les PME
  29. Mazzarol, T. Reboud, S , 2004 , Predictors of Rent Returns to Innovation in Small Firms: An Exploratory Study
  30. Reboud, S. Mazzarol, T , 2003 , Risk Assessment in SMEs: A Proposed Tool

Text Book

  1. Mazzarol, T. Reboud, S , 2011 , Planning and Building a Small Business
  2. Mazzarol, T. Reboud, S , 2011 , Running and Growing a Small Business
  3. Mazzarol, T. Reboud, S , 2011 , Small Business Management
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