TBS Research Projects


POREEN Project

POREEN Project: Partnering Opportunities between Europe and China in the Renewable Energies and Environmental iNdustries)
The New Management Practices research group is one of the POREEN project partners. This project is a “Marie Curie Action” – an International Research Staff Exchange Scheme - part of the 7th European RTD Framework Programme, from 1/1/2013 to 31/12/2016. This is a scheme enabling research centers in China and Europe to exchange scientific personnel. It aims to identify suitable opportunities for partnering between Europe and China in the field of renewable energies and environmental industries. The project is coordinated by the University of Macerata (Italy) and brings together five European beneficiaries in Italy, France and the United Kingdom with four Chinese partners. Toulouse Business School will be in contact with the Research Centre of Climate Change and Trade of Beijing Normal University (BNU).



The research Lab Marketing & Communication Networks has signed an agreement with SAS SUD INGENIERIE in the framework of the SMART DREAM research project concerning the development (TRL3 to TRL5)of a new onboard electrical architecture – multi-filament distribution, funded by the plan ADER (Europe, State, Midi-Pyrénées Region).
The study focuses on the development of ingredient branding.
This research will focus on the identification of motivations and doubts concerning the implementation of ingredient branding as well as the possible benefits for manufacturers of branded components as a final product.

The study is lead by Jean-Marc Decaudin Researcher at Toulouse Business School and Denis Bories, Lecturer in Marketing at the University of Toulouse II and teaching assistant at Toulouse Business School.




How the Centres Dramatiques Nationaux (National Centres for Dramatic Art) performance indicators are being used.
The New Management Practices research lab has received funding from the DRAC (Regional Directorate of Cultural Affairs for Midi-Pyrénées) for an exploratory study on the ways that the French National Centres for Dramatic Art performance indicators are being used, for the period from November 2011 to September 2013. The aim is to identify the indicators that are actually used in running the institution, and examine how they are being used by the various stakeholders.



Supporting the Needs of Older, Vulnerable Employees

The "Work, Employment and Health" Research Group is a partner of the SNOVE Project funded by the European "Leonardo da Vinci Programme", from October 2011 to October 2013. The project's goal is to redefine the concepts put in place by the GFTU (General Federation of Trade Unions) for supporting the needs of older and vulnerable employees, nearing retirement or unemployed, in conjunction with four European partners. The aim is to develop a comprehensive training program for developing professional skills and new job-search techniques. The deliverable is aimed at all unions and employment organizations.


KPMG: Management dashboards for SMEs

The "New Management Practices" Research Group at Toulouse Business School signed an agreement with "KPMG Entreprises" to observe practices and monitor academic developments concerning management dashboards adapted to SMEs from January 2007. The project's goal is to design a specific dashboard for this type of company.