Building Wellbeing and Performance at Work -emlyon Global DBA Information Session


Leaders are permanently facing challenges of resistance on the change, lower level of commitment and cooperation by team members, and thus making performance and innovation into difficulty.

How to get out of the trap?

Through this lecture and interaction, Professor Thierry Nadisic, Doctorate Advisor for Global DBA program, emlyon business school, will expose the topic on “Subjective Well-being”, a capacity to feel more positive than negative emotions in the long run and to be engaged in meaningful projects. Rooted on the theory of Positive Psychology, Professor Nadisic will demonstrate this science dedicated to the analysis of the way people build their subjective well-being in their personal and working life. In addition, Professor Nadisic will interact with participants to diffuse certain strategies and exercises can be easily learnt and applied.

Take the privilege to joint this group of peers in a close and safe environment, feel the power of positive emotions to build a higher level of self-esteem, self-efficacy, and sense of mastery for themselves and teams.

Together with Mrs. Caroline ZHOU, CEO of IECL China (Institute of Executive Coaching)

2017 Global DBA participant, emlyon business school, you can also better plan your career transition towards various possibilities: start your own business, coach, mentor, a dream to become adjunct professor in a business school, NGO leader, investor, or continue in corporate.

Dr. Thierry Nadisic
Associate Professor at emlyon business school
Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior at HEC Paris

His research is regularly presented at international conferences and in academic journals in management and organizational psychology. Thierry co-authored a book entitled “Social justice and the experience of emotion” in 2010 (Routledge Academic). As a founding member of the research group OJBERG, Thierry co-organizes the biennale international conference on behavioral ethics and organizational justice (Paris in 2017). He was awarded the 2009 dissertation of the year prize from the HEC foundation, and in 2016, he has received the “Best Research paper” prize awarded by the A.G.R.H (French Speaking Academy of Research in Management and Human Resources).

Mrs. Caroline Zhou
CEO of IECL China (Institute of Executive Coaching)
emlyon Global DBA 2017 participant

Caroline Zhou has been leading IECL China since 2012 and she has been successful in building IECL China from scratch to the premium provider in coaching and leadership solutions in China. Caroline has brought 20 years of working experience in the field of marketing, management consulting in M&A, human capital consultancy as well as business school management. Caroline’s management experience includes the position of China Director for a London headquartered multinational company with global presence. She has also held a senior management position with the leading business education institution.

She is Professional Certified Coach by ICF, and a MCC candidate. Prior to the DBA study, she holds an MBA from Melbourne Business School and MA from Shanghai International Studies University. Her current DBA thesis focuses on "The Effectiveness of Coaching Expatriates and Returnees in Multinational Corporations (MNCs) in China”.


Date: 14:00-17:30, January 22th, 2018

Venue: 3rd floor, Brick Tower Hutong Meeting Room, Fairmont Beijing Hotel, 8 Yong An Dong Li Jian Guo Men Wai Avenue , Chaoyang, Beijing


14:00-14:30 Registration & Network

14:30-17:00 Round Table Discussion

17:00-17:15 Program Introduction

17:15-17:30 Q&A

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About emlyon Global DBA

Founded in 1872, emlyon business school is one of the world-class business schools in Europe. This centennial institution has always been ranked among Top 3 in France and Top 20 in Europe. It is also one of the 1% business schools with EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA triple accreditations at the same time.

emlyon Global DBA Program is a Global professional practice Doctorate for developing impactful scholars and early makers. If you want to make an impactful contribution to practice in real world organizations, while developing your own career transformation, we welcome the opportunity to share this Global DBA with you.

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