Bénédicte Gendron, Ph.D.

Affiliation: University of Montpellier III
Email: benedicte.gendron@univ-montp3.fr


Former Vice-President of the University of Montpellier III in France, Benedicte GENDRON, Professor of University, earned her Ph'D in Economics of Education and Human Resources from the University Paris I -Pantheon-Sorbonne and completed in the US, as a funded fellow of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a post-doctoral research at UC. Berkeley – Graduate School of Education and NCRVE-National Center for Research on Vocational Education.

Trained in Mindfulness in the US and Europe, while at the University of Montpellier III, she earned a second Ph'D in Psychology & Neuropsychology, and specialized her research on social and personal emotional competencies, transversal and soft skills’ developments and their personal and socio-economics impacts.

She is the author of the economic concept of Emotional Capital. For this work, she received the prestigious research scientist prize from the French Academy (2006) and twice the award of the French Association of Health Education at School and University –AFPSSU- (2011 and 2012). 
Interested in wellbeing, humanistic and eudaimonic economics' developments, her research focused on emotional capital and its impacts on education, work performance and climate, on creativity, and heatlh and well-being issues. She serves on several editorial boards of various scientific journals and, her research on Emotional Capital, applied on several domains, has been published in numerous articles, book chapters and books.

She is also an external expert for OECD, the European Commission, Cedefop and for other scientific organizations. Her last books are about Mindful Management and Emotional Capital at Work published by De Boeck Editor and the more recent one on The Power of Emotional Capital : Heutagogy, Executive Functions and Meditation/Mindfulness published by Connaissances et savoirs Editors, Paris.

Last released
Gendron B. (2018), The Power of The Emotional Capital in Education: Executive functions, Heutagogy and Meditation/Mindfulness, Ed. Paris : Connaissances et Savoirs ISBN : 9782342163421, https://www.connaissances-savoirs.com/the-power-of-the-emotional-capital-in-education.html/


Gendron B. et al. (2016), "Emotional capital development, positive psychology and mindful teaching: which links?”, in International Journal of Emotional Education. 2016, Vol.8 (1), p. 63-74. ISSN 2073 7629.
Gendron B. (2015), Mindful management et capital émotionnel : L'humain au coeurd'une performance et d'une économie bienveillantes,De Boeck. ISBN 9782804188917

Gendron B. (2013), "Emotional Capital and Education Issues”, in Journal of Research and Curriculum Development. Vol.2 No.1 January – June, p. 23-52. ISSN 2229-2365

Gendron B. (2012), Management pédagogique et équation revisitée de l’apprentissage : la place du capital émotionnel, in Revue Education & Recherche, p.53-62 ISSN 2253-0282.

Gendron B. (2011), Older Workers and Active Ageing in France: the Changing Early Retirement and Company Approach, The International Journal of Human Resources Development and Management, Vol. 22, No. 6, March, 221-1231 Taylor & Francis Eds. ISSN 0958-5192 print / ISSN 1466-4399 online

Gendron B. et Lafortune L. (dir.) (2009), Leadership et compétences émotionnelles dans l’accompagnement au changement, Ouvrage Collection Education & Recherche, Québec : Presses de l’Université du Québec, p. 237. http://www.puq.ca/fr/repertoire_fiche.asp?titre=nouveautes&noProduit=D1607

Gendron, B. (forthcoming end 2009), Management of active ageing in France in businesses: some case-studies, chapitre, Book II. Older workers and lifelong learning, T.Tikkanen et B. Nyhan Eds., Thessalinique: Cedefop.

Gendron B. (2008), Management of active ageing in businesses in France, in Innovative learning measures for older workers, Cedefop Panorama Series, 159, Luxembourg, Office for official publications of the European Communities, Cedefop, décembre, p. 29-36.

Gendron B. et al. (coord.) (2008), Compétences et socialisation, Cahiers du Cerfee, n°24, Montpellier : Presses Universitaires de la Méditerranée.

Gendron B. (2008), « Capital émotionnel et éducation », Dictionnaire de l’éducation, Van Zanten A. (dir.), Paris : Presses Universitaires de France, p. 41-43.

Gendron B. (dir.) (2007), Emotions, compétences émotionnelles et capital émotionnel, Cahiers du Cerfee, n°23, Montpellier : Presses Universitaires de la Méditerranée.

Gendron B. (2007), « Emotions et Compétences émotionnelles des personnels éducatifs et scolaires : quels impacts sur la pédagogie et le bien-être au travail ?», Symposium at the International Congress of « Actualité de la recherche en éducation et formation » (AREF), August, Strasbourg: www.congresintaref.org.

Gendron B. (2007), « Des compétences au capital émotionnel et bien-être et mal-être au travail des enseignants », Acte du Congrès de l’Actualité de la recherche en éducation et formation, AREF, Strasbourg, 2007, August 11 pages : www.congresintaref.org.

Gendron B., (2007), « Education sexuée et capital émotionnel : quelles différences filles-garçons ? », Cahiers du Cerfee, n°23, 77-99.

Gendron B., (2007), « Des compétences émotionnelles au capital émotionnel : une approche théorique relative aux émotions », Cahiers du Cerfee, n°23, 9-59.

Gendron, B. (2007). Autorité et figure d'accompagnement et de leadership de l'enseignant, du formateur, de l'éducateur: une relation impossible? Cahiers du Cerfee, n° 22, March, 76-92.

Gendron B. (2006), « Capital émotionnel : quelles différences filles-garçons en termes de compétences émotionnelles et l’impact sur leur devenir ? », Genre et rapports sociaux de sexe, les enjeux contemporains de la recherche, Montpellier : Presses de l’université Montpellier 3, pp.133-176.

Gendron, B. (2006). Le capital émotionnel et genre: ce capital qui fait aussi la différence entre les filles et les garçons à l'école et au travail. Les Cahiers de la Maison des Sciences Economiques, série rouge, n° 76, Paris: Université Panthéon-Sorbonne, 27.

Gendron, B. (2006). Capital émotionnel: quelles différences filles-garçons en termes de compétences émotionnelles et l'impact sur leur devenir? Genre et rapports sociaux de sexe, les enjeux contemporains de la recherche. Montpellier: Presses de l'université Montpellier 3, 133-176.

OECD (Brenner K., Dawkins J.S., Gendron B., Hasan A., Mc Guinness A., Ritzen J., Shattock M.,) (2006), Higher Education in Ireland, Reviews of National Policies for Education, Paris: OCDE, 262 p.

Gendron, B. (2005). The French Vocational "Baccalauréat" Diploma: Space of a plural transition for the youth. European Journal of Vocational Training, September-December, Vol. 2005/III, n°36, 33-46.

Gendron, B. (2004). Why emotional capital matters in education and in labour? Toward an optimal use of human capital and knowledge management. Les Cahiers de la Maison des Sciences Economiques, série rouge, n° 113, Paris: Université Panthéon-Sorbonne, 37.




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