Associate Professor
department: Management
Campus de Cergy
+33 (0)1 34 43 30 21
Other teaching domain – Decision Support Systems – Organizational Theory – Knowledge Management – Management – Organizational Behavior – Marketing and Data Analytics – Decision Sciences

Maciej Workiewicz is an Associate Professor of Management at ESSEC, where he teaches strategy, strategic management, and AI courses in the school's Masters in Management, GMBA, and Executive Programs as well as strategy, organization theory, computer simulation, and machine learning in the school's doctoral program. In his research he focuses on how organizational structure influences the way companies adapt to industry change and innovate. His research has been published in the Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Organization Design, and the Journal of Management Inquiry. Before joining ESSEC in 2016, professor Workiewicz received his MBA from INSEAD, and later earned a PhD in Management (Strategy) from the same school. Prior to INSEAD, professor Workiewicz worked at Deloitte in Canada and at Siemens in Germany.

Personal Website


Behavioral Strategy Wiki


  • 2017: Ph.D. in Management (INSEAD France)
  • 2012: M.Sc., Management (INSEAD France)
  • 2008: MBA (INSEAD France)
  • 2002: M.A., International Economics and Politics (SGH Warsaw School of Economics Poland)
Other Academic Appointments
    • 2020 – 2021 : Academic Director in charge of the Global MBA program (ESSEC Business School France)
Full-time academic appointments
    • 2019 – Now : Associate Professor (ESSEC Business School France)
    • 2016 – 2019 : Assistant Professor (ESSEC Business School France)
Professional appointments
    • 2009 : Manager, Finance Excellence Program (Siemens AG Germany)
    • 2004 – 2007 : Coordinator of the Canadian Energy & Resources Practice (Deloitte Canada)


  • 2023 : Organization Science Outstanding ERB Reviewer Award
  • 2017 : Nominated for a Best Conference Paper Award at the 2017 SMS Annual Conference in Houston, October 2017, for the article: Project Screening and Resource Allocation in Boss-less Organizations
  • 2017 : Received the ESSEC Foundation’s Teaching Award (Fondation ESSEC, France)
  • 2017 : Nomination for the 2017 SMS Houston Best Paper Prize for “Project screening and resource allocation in boss-less firms”
  • 2017 : Nominated for the Academy of Management Meeting Best Paper (BPS Division) for the “The Origin of Capabilities? A Microfoundational Theory of Firm Heterogeneity” (with Vikas A. Aggarwal and Hart E. Posen)
  • 2016 : Rated among the three most favored professors in the 2016-2017 Academic year (Fondation ESSEC, France)
  • 2016 : Outstanding Reviewer Award, Strategic Management Society, Knowledge and Innovation Interest Group, 2016
  • 2014 : Outstanding Reviewer Award, Strategic Management Society, Knowledge and Innovation Interest Group, 2014
  • 2013 : OMT Division ABCD Award 2013 (Above and Beyond the Call of Duty) – best reviewer


  • 2019 : Honorable Mention for the paper “A Cognitive Model of Problemistic Search” (with T. Keil and H. Posen) for the Behavioral Strategy IG at the 39th SMS Annual Conference in Minneapolis, MN, October 2019
  • 2012 : Awarded “Passed with Distinction” in the Ph.D. Strategy Comprehensive Exam (INSEAD, France)

Journal articles

Conference Proceedings

Presentations at an Academic or Professional conference

Professional activities
  • Member of a professional association, of an expert group or of a board of directors
    • 2024 – Now: Representative at Large, Behavioral Strategy IG at SMS
Research activities
  • Editorial Board Membership
    • 2023 – 2029: Strategic Management Journal, Editorial Board Member
    • 2021 – 2027: Organization Science, Member of the Editorial Board
    • 2020 – 2026: Strategy Science, Member of the Editorial Board
    • 2017 – 2024: Journal of Organizational Design, Member of the Editorial Board
  • Member of an academic association
    • 2017 – Now: Member of Organization Design Community
    • 2017 – Now: Member of INFORMS
    • 2012 – Now: Member of Academy of Management
    • 2011 – Now: Member of Strategic Management Society
  • Other academic activity
    • 2017 – Now: Track Chair and Session Chair (BPS) Academy of Management annual conference, Atlanta GA ( United States of America)
    • 2015 – Now: Co-developed and maintains the Behavioral Strategy Wiki – SMS Behavioral Strategy IG initiative.
  • Participation in scientific commissions or reviewer for a conference
    • 2015 – Now: Reviewed for BPS (Business Policy and Strategy) division of the Academy
    • 2012 – Now: Reviewed for the OMT (Organization & Management Theory) division of the Academy of Management
    • 2012 – Now: Reviewed for the Knowledge and Innovation Track at the Strategic Management Society Annual Conference 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Reviewer for a journal
    • Reviewer for Academy of Management Journal; Journal of Organization Design; Management Science; Organization Science; Strategic Management Journal; Strategy Science