A global vision of the brand:
Five lines of research to understand what a brand is.

In order to better understand the brand, the Chair « Marques et Valeurs » hosted by the "IAE de Paris" GREGOR laboratory, plans to compare different views and mobilize several disciplines including strategy, marketing, human resources, finance and law.

  1. Brands & Strategy

    As an object of social representation, the brand guides and orients human behavior. How does the brand take shape in the organization? The chair deals with these questions first by analyzing how brand vision and identity are defined, and second, by studying the sources of legitimacy and the processes of legitimizing brands.
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  2. Brands & Marketing

    Brands deliver customers with value in different ways: they offer new products, use new communication means and they establish new relationships with their clients. Our researchers aim to better understand how brands innovate, how they communicate and how they engage with their different targets. In order to conduct this research, they use different approaches, such as social psychology, anthropology and semiology. What is at stake here is to grasp the various dimensions of the Customer-Brand Relationship.
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  3. Brands & Human Resources

    As the brand is multi-faced and unique at the same time, functional and emotional, it constitutes a powerful management lever for the company. How can the brand be a motivation tool for teams? In particular, how does the brand make it possible to mobilize energies in order to keep the promise made to customers? As it is full of meanings, the brand seems to become an important symbolic tool to communicate values and corporate culture within the firm. Our team analyses how the brand employee relationship can influence motivation and commitment to the firm.
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  4. Brands & Finance

    Nowadays, financial analysts consider brand-equity and customer-capital to be the firm's market-based-asset. What is the relationship between the marketing value and the book value of the brand? What is the true worth of the brand? How do financial markets react to brand management developments? Not only are we concerned with these core issues, but we also aim to identify new indicators that assess and promote brands.
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  5. Brands & law

    Despite a clear legal framework, many legal issues arise with each new use of a brand. What are the main legal tools in the development of brands? How can we protect brands? Our research team also deals with these issues.
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La contribution de la marque à la valeur de l’entreprise

Nutrition et marques alimentaires

Les marques, de la création à la transmission

Quand les marques jouent avec les générations

Une nouvelle vision de la marque

La marque, du marketing à la stratégie

Générations... Opportunités et enjeux pour les marques

Marques & Mécénat

Les artistes et les marques au collège des Bernardins

A ne rater sous aucun prétexte! Le 19 décembre à 19h30, le collège des Bernardins, en partenariat avec l'Ecole de la Communication de Sciences Po et Stratégies Magazine, organise une conférence autour des marques et des artistes: "La marque dans tous ses états".

Compte rendu de la rencontre thématique du 3 décembre 2012