Rn'B Lab

Dedicated to research in management science, the Rn’B Lab that includes faculty from Audencia Business School and Centrale Nantes engineering school supports and promotes excellence in scientific production. 

A hub for collaboration and construction, our Rn’B Lab has a pool of more than 60 faculty members, 30 PhD students and 6 internationally renowned affiliated researchers who act as mentors.

Rn'B Lab Missions

"The Rn'B Lab's mission is to conduct its scientific community and foster the creation of knowledge in a disciplinary, interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary perspective. Scientific productions are promoted by the organization of seminars and conferences, participation in working groups, as well as national and international conferences. "

Miruna Radu Lefebvre, Director of Rn'B Lab

Organisation

Rn’B Lab has research areas for all five departments, each coordinated by a manager:

Publications

The laboratory’s scientific production over the last five years includes 30 books, 85 chapters and 25 case studies.

Over the last five years, Rn’B Lab members have published more than 200 academic articles in journals such as:

  • Strategic Management Journal
  • European Journal of Operational Research
  • Academy of Management Journal
  • International Journal of Production Economics
  • Journal of Money
  • Credit and Banking and World Development
  • Human Relations
  • International Journal of Operations and Production Management
  • Journal of Financial Intermediation
  • Journal of Corporate Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • British Journal of Management
  • Journal of the Association for Information Systems

Open archives

Audencia Business School has a customised portal in the platform of open archives, HAL, managed by the French National Center for Scientific Research. Audencia promotes self-archiving of academic studies by faculty members (check the Self-Archiving Charter). This system allows for prompt and open dissemination of studies, enhances the visibility of researchers and centralises and monitors Audencia’s scientific research production. 

Discover the HAL open archive

Rn'B Lab Newsletter

Rn’B Lab regularly publishes a newsletter to provide updates about ongoing projects and encourage collaboration. Content includes:

  • Recent laboratory research projects
  • Surprising studies or results
  • Profiles of researchers and teams
  • Awards, prizes and new contracts

See the latest issue