Ghislain Deslandes is Professor at ESCP Business School (Paris Campus) and a member of the Law, Economics ans Humanities Department (LEH).
Ghislain began his professional career in the press where he stayed for more than ten years before opting for academia. He started his career with Les Echos, before his nomination as chief editor of Diginews. He then was Associate Director of Coplanet/Fi System Group during more than four years. Lastly, he became Chief Internet Editor for EMAP and then CEO of Worldex Media from 2003 to 2007.
In management studies, he graduated from the Executive Doctorate in Business Administration (EDBA) at Paris Dauphine University before doing his Habilitation in Business Administration (HDR, French post-doctoral qualification for Ph.D. Supervisor). He also received the ITP certification from Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern University) and the GloCall certification from Harvard Business School (Harvard University). In philosophy, he defended his PhD thesis at Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University under the supervision of Bernard Bourgeois. He is the author of many articles and two recent essays, Antiphilosophy of Christianity (Springer, 2020) and Court traité sur la recherche d'une première vérité (Ovadia, 2020). From 2013 to 2019 he was an elected Program Director at the Collège International de Philosophie (Ciph).
His research mainly concerns media management and leadership theories revisited from a philosophical perspective. He has published Essai sur les données philosophiques du management (PUF, 2013)/FNEGE-EFMD best essay in management, Critique de la Condition Managériale (PUF, 2016) and A propos du management et d'un problème plus général (PUF, 2020). His works have also been published in different academic journals like European Management Journal, European Management Review, Journal of Media Business Studies, Journal of Business Ethics, Leadership, Management Learning, Organization, Organization Studies and Philosophy of Management.