The purpose of this paper is to cover the emergence, history, and development of French business schools. It is a reflection on organizational tensions, more particularly within the Grandes Ecoles system, that the challenge of research has created following the schools internationalization of the last 20 years.
THIETART, R.A. (2009). The Research Challenge of French Business Schools : The Case of the Grandes Ecoles. Journal of Management Development, 28(8), pp. 711-717.