Benjamin Huybrechts

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Mr. Benjamin Huybrechts

University of Liège

Belgium

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Master in Management (Louvain School of Management, 2003); master thesis on the creation of a Fair Trade organic wine partnership between Oxfam Fair Trade (Belgium) and the Covica cooperative (Chile); Winner of the 2002-2003 “Louvain School of Management Best Master Thesis Award” (together with M. Manigart)

Master in Development Studies (Catholic University of Louvain & University of Liège, 2005): “The impact of Fair Trade on coffee and coca cooperatives in Bolivia"; Winner of the 2006 “Vanthournout Award” (Best Thesis in the field of the Social Economy)

Research master in Management (University of Liège, 2007); thesis on "The Governance of Fair Trade organizations in Belgium"

PhD thesis in Management (University of Liège, 2009): "Explaining organizational diversity in Fair Trade social enterprises" (Jury: Jacques Defourny, François Pichault, Leonardo Becchetti, Corinne Gendron & Alex Nicholls)

Teaching assistant at the Centre for Social Economy, HEC Management School - University of Liège (dir. Prof. Jacques Defourny)

Visiting research fellow at the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford (2010)

Research areas: Fair Trade, Social Enterprise & Social Economy, Cooperatives, Organization theory, New institutionalisms in economics and sociology
Benjamin Huybrechts's publications

authors year title journal or book other lang type link
Huybrechts 2007 Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics 78 (2) : 195-218.   French Journal Link
Huybrechts 2006 in C. Bourreau-Dubois & B. Jeandidier (dir.), Economie sociale et Droit 2 pp. 53-67 XXVIè Journées de l’Association d’Economie Sociale (AES), 7 et 8 septembre 2006, Nancy, L’Harmattan French Report Link
Huybrechts 2007 The Governance of Fair Trade Social Enterprises in Belgium Social Enterprise Journal 6 (2)   English Journal Link
Huybrechts 2007   E-book, Editions Luc Pire, Prix Vanthournout 2006 French Book Link
Becchetti, Huybrechts 2007 The Dynamics of Fair Trade as a Mixed-Form Market Journal of Business Ethics 81 (4)   English Journal Link
Huybrechts, Mertens, Xhauflair 2006 Gestion - Revue internationale de Gestion 31 (2)   French Journal Link
Huybrechts, Defourny 2008 Are Fair Trade Organizations necessarily Social Enterprises? Social Enterprise Journal 4   English Journal Link
Huybrechts 2009 Explaining Organisational Diversity in Fair Trade Social Enterprises PhD Thesis HEC Management School, University of Liège English Dissert. Link
Huybrechts 2010 Fair Trade Organizations in Belgium: Unity in Diversity? Journal of Business Ethics 92 (2) : 217-240. Special issue "Fair Trade in different national contexts" (editors Huybrechts and Reed) English Journal Link
Huybrechts, Reed 2010 Introduction: Fair Trade in Different National Contexts Journal of Business Ethics 92 (2) : 147-150.   English Journal Link
Huybrechts 2010 in: Turcotte, Marie-France; Hervieux, Chantal (Eds.) Mettre en marché pour une cause : Enjeux commerciaux et impacts du commerce équitable Book based on contributions to the FTIS international conference on Fair Trade in Montreal (2006) French Book section Link
Huybrechts 2010 in Degavre, F.; Desmette, D.; Mangez, E. (Eds.) et al Transformations et innovations économiques et sociales en Europe : quelles sorties de crise ? Regards interdisciplinaires   French Book section Link
Huybrechts 2012 Fair Trade Organizations and Social Enterprise. Social Innovation through Hybrid Organization Models.   Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society English Book Link
Huybrechts, Nicholls 2013 The Role of Legitimacy in Social Enterprise-Corporate Collaboration: The Case of Fair Trade Social Enterprise Journal 9 (2)   English Journal  
Doherty, Huybrechts 2013 Connecting producers and consumers through fair and sustainable value chains Social Enterprise Journal 9 (1)   English Journal  
Huybrechts 2015 Fair Trade and Social Enterprise The Handbook of Research on Fair Trade   English Book section Link
Nicholls, Huybrechts 2015 Sustaining Inter-Organizational Relationships across Institutional Logics and Power Asymmetries: the Case of Fair Trade Journal of Business Ethics   English Journal Link

Expertise Keywords: fair trade organizations, fair trade social enterprises, management, governance, organizational diversity, networks, belgium, europe

Primary Expertise - Fair Trade Research
Discipline
Management/Marketing
Research interest
Organization theory
Countries of expertise
Europe
Additional information on expertise
Networking young researchers working on Fair Trade: see www.fairness.fr (French-speaking) and www.fairness.ning.com

Organization of the 3rd International Fair Trade Conference in Montpellier in 2008 (www.ftis2008.org)
Secondary Expertise - Fair Trade Consulting
Specialisations
Networking
Countries of expertise
Belgium
Additional information on expertise
Board member of the Belgian Fair Trade Federation

Punctual consultancy for Fair Trade organizations