Taïeb Hafsi was born in Saïda, Algeria. He is a Full Professor and holder of the Strategy and Society – Chair of Management at HEC Montréal. Before embarking upon his academic career, T. Hafsi was a chemical engineer. It was in this capacity that he managed the refining and petrochemicals segment at Sonatrach, a large oil company in Algeria.
The Strategy and Society – Chair of Management is an academic chair devoted to the advancement of knowledge in international strategic management with a focus on important societal issues. It also works to disseminate this knowledge in all the key discussion forums, including those of management students and businesses confronted with international contexts. The Chair’s mission is to contribute to the development of a responsible, creative and productive strategic management.
Our long experience in research has allowed us to cover a wide range of research questions in strategic management. However, all the themes which have been touched upon until now have dealt with strategic management in complex situations.