Selected Academic Publications

Roulet T. & Clemente, M. (Accepted – under embargo until Dec 2017) Let’s Open Media’s Black Box: Media as a Set of Heterogeneous Actors and not only as a Homogeneous Ensemble. Academy of Management Review - Dialogue section.

Roulet T., Gill M., Stenger S. & Gill, J. (Forthcoming). Reconsidering the Value of Covert Research: The Role of Ambiguous Consent in Participant Observation. Organizational Research Methods

Shymko, Y. & Roulet, T. (Forthcoming). When does Medici hurt Da Vinci? Mitigating the Signaling Effect of Extraneous Stakeholder Relationships in the Field of Corporate Production. Academy of Management Journal.

    Corresponding practitioner publication: Shymko, Y. & Roulet, T. (August 2016). When Corporate Philanthropy Makes the Recipient Look Bad. Harvard Business Review.

Stenger, S. & Roulet, T. (Forthcoming) Pride against Prejudice? The stakes of concealment and disclosure of a stigmatized identity for gay and lesbian auditors Work, Employment & Society


   Corresponding practitioner publication: Roulet, T. & Stenger S. (March 2017). What a Study of French Auditors Shows about Homophobia at Work. Harvard Business Review

Clemente, M. Durand, R. & Roulet, T. (2017) (alphabetical order). The Recursive Nature of Institutional Change: An Annales School Perspective.  Journal of Management Inquiry

Clemente, M. & Roulet, T. (2015) (alphabetical order). Public Opinion as a Source of Deinstitutionalization: A ‘Spiral of Silence’ Approach. Academy of Management Review

Roulet T. (2015). "What Good is Wall Street” Institutional Contradiction as an Antecedent to Organizational Stigma. Journal of Business Ethics

Roulet, T. & Touboul, S. (2015). The intentions with which the road is paved:  Attitudes to liberalism as determinants of greenwashing. Journal of Business Ethics


Other Academic Publications

Roulet, T. (Forthcoming). Good to be Disliked? Exploring the Relationship Between Disapproval of Organizations and Job Satisfaction in the French context. Journal of General Management. (peer reviewed)

Roulet T., Gill, M. & Stenger S. (2016). Cloak-and-dagger organization research: Benefits, costs & ethics of covert participant observation AOM Best Paper Proceedings. (peer reviewed)

Roulet T. (2016). When Work Ceases to be Identity, Identity Becomes Work. Symbolic Interaction (book review)

Roulet T. (2015). Qu’il est bon d’être méchant! Paradoxe de l’illégitimité organisationnelle dans le context de la banque d’investissement. Revue Française de Gestion (peer reviewed)

Garrette, B., Kozan, A. & Roulet T. (2014). Challenges at the Bottom of the Pyramid (Défis au bas de la Pyramide) . Management International (peer reviewed)


My main research interest revolves around the concept of negative social evaluations (stigma, disapproval) at the organizational, individual and practice level, and their antecedents (misconduct, norm violation). It builds on research in various fields, including mass communication and sociology.

- Why do some organizations and individuals suffer from being negatively perceived, while some don’t?

How do publicly attacked practices survive external pressures?

How do audiences affect each others?