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Constant D. Beugré, PhD

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cbeugre [at] desu.edu


Ph.D. Management. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, May 1996.

Ph.D. Industrial/Organizational Psychology. University of Paris X Nanterre, Nanterre, France, December 1983. 

CAAE (MBA). University of Paris/Sorbonne, Institute of Business Administration, Paris, France, 1982.

B.A. Psychology. University of Lyon 2, Lyon, France 1980.  

Research Interests/Area

Entrepreneurial Ecosystems, Organizational Neuroscience

Professional Memberships

  • Academy of Management
  • Africa Academy of Management
  • USASBE (United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship)



  • Beugré, C. D., & Acar, W. (2018). Coping with behavioral uncertainty in cross-border interorganizational relationships: The role of fairness. Advanced Management Journal, 19, 68-93.
  • Beugré, C. D. (2016). A neurocognitive model of entrepreneurial cognitions. Current Topics in Management, 18, 17-42.
  • Beugré, C. D. (2015). The challenge of management scholarship in Africa. Africa Journal of  Management, 1(1), 1-5.
  • Beugré, C. D. (2014). Exploring the motivation to create social ventures: A model of moral engagement. International Journal of Entrepreneurship Venturing, 6(1), 37-50.
  • Beugré, C. D., & Das, N. (2013). Limited capital and new venture creation in emerging economies: A model of crowd-capitalism. SAM Advanced Management Journal, 78(3), 21-28.
  • Beugré, C. D. (2012). Development and validation of a deontic justice scale. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 42(9), 2163-2190.
  • Beugré, C. D. (2011). Repairing injustice at work: Beyond social accounts. Journal of General Management, 37(1), 47-63.​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C. D. (2010). Resistance to socialization into corrupt systems: A model of deontic justice. Journal of Business and Psychology, 25(3), 533-541.​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C. D. (2009). Exploring the neural foundations of organizational justice: A neurocognitive model. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Special Issue on the Biological Basis of Business, 110(2), 129-139.​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C. D., & Awadzi, W. (2009). Offshoring and the safety of the global supply chain: An integrated model. Competition Forum, 7(1), 149-154.​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C. D., & Acar, W. (2008). Offshoring and cross-border interorganizational relationships: A justice model. Decision Sciences, 39(3), 445-468.​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C. D., Acar, W., & Braun, B. (2006). Transformational leadership in organizations: An environment-induced model. International Journal of Manpower, 27 (1), 52-62.​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C. D. (2005a). Understanding injustice-related aggression in organizations: A cognitive model. International Journal of Human Resources Management, 1(7), 1120-1136.​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C. D. (2005b). Reacting aggressively to injustice at work: A cognitive stage model. Journal of Business and Psychology, 20(2), 291-301.​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C. D., & Awadzi, W. (2004). Workplace aggression: A global cross-cultural model. The Journal of Current Research in Global Business, 6(10), 118-126.
  • Kim, D. R., Cheon, M., J., Beugré, C. D., & Kenner-Coverdale, T. (2003). Information systems outsourcing: Exploration on the impact of outsourcing service providers’ service quality. Issues in Information Systems, 4(2), 528-534.​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C. D. (2002a). Understanding organizational justice and its impact on managing  employees: An African perspective. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 13(7), 1091-1104.​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C. D. (2002b). Motivating knowledge workers to create and share knowledge: A value-based model. Journal of Global Competitiveness, 10(2), 300-315.​​​​​​​
  • Abubakar, B., & Beugré, C. D. (2002). An exploratory study of equity and change management on employee trust in organizations. The Journal of Current Research in Global Business, 4(6), 33-38.​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C. D., & Baron, R. A.  (2001). Assessing systemic justice: The role of distributive, procedural, and interactional justice. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 31(2), 324-339.​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C. D., & Offodile, F. O. (2001). Managing for organizational effectiveness in sub-Saharan Africa: A culture fit model. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 12(4), 535-550.​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C. D.  (1998a). Implementing business process reengineering: The role of organizational justice. Journal  of  Applied Behavioral Science, 34(3), 347-360.​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C. D.  (1998b). Understanding organizational insider-perpetrated workplace aggression: An integrative model. Research in the Sociology of Organizations, 15, 163-196.​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C. D. (1989a). Causal attributions of unemployment. Revue de Psychologie Appliquée, 39(4), 269-278. (Published in French).​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C. D. (1989b). Communication system and job satisfaction. Bulletin de Psychologie, September-October, 708-712. (Published in French).​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C.  D. (1988). Causal attributions of the outcomes of academic exams. Revue de Psychologie Appliquée, 38(4), 325-340. (Published in French).​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C.  D. (1986a). Analysis of the impact of communication systems on employee job satisfaction.  Annales de l’Université d’Abidjan, Série D., TXIX, Lettres, Fascicule 2, 223-241. (Published in French).​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C.  D. (1986b).  Perception of local and imported goods in developing countries: The Ivory Coast case. Annales de l’Université d’Abidjan, Série D. TXIX, Lettres, Fascicule 2, 243-261. (Published in French).​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C.  D. (1985). Decision making: An integrated approach. Annales de l’Université d’Abidjan,  Série D., TXVIII, Lettres, 187-200. (Published in French).​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C. D.,  &  Médjomo, C. (1985). For an evaluation of teachers by students: Ethics, usefulness, and principles. Annales de l’Université d’Abidjan, Série D., TXVIII, Lettres, 173-186. (Published in French).


  • Beugré, C. D. (2018). The neuroscience of organizational behavior. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C. D. (2017a). Social entrepreneurship: Managing the creation of social value. New York: Routledge.​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C. D. (2017b). Building entrepreneurial ecosystems in Sub-Saharan Africa: A quintuple helix model. New York: Palgrave MacMillan.​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C. D. (2013). Managing organizational behavior in the African context. New York: Routledge. [With David Zoogah].​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C. D. (2007). A cultural perspective of organizational justice. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C. D. (1998a). Managing fairness in organizations. Westport, CT: Quorum Books.​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C. D. (1998b). Work motivation of African managers. [Published in French]. Paris: Les Editions L’Harmattan.

Book Chapters

  • Beugré, C. D. (2018). The Internet of things and cognitive analytics (pp. 31-44). In M. Anandarajan, T. S. H. Teo, & C. A. Simmers (Eds.), The Internet of people, things and services: Workplace transformations. New York: Routledge.​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C. D. (2014). Structured behavior analysis as a tool for organizational behavior research in Sub-Saharan Africa (pp. 55-67). In David B. Zoogah (ed.) Advancing Research Methodology in the African Context: Techniques, Methods, and Designs. Emerald Group Publishing Limited.​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C. D. (2010a). Brain and human behavior in organizations: A field of neuro-organizational behavior. In A. A. Stanton, M. Day, & I. Welpe (Eds.), Neuroeconomics and the firm (pp. 289-303). Edward Elgar Publishing.​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C. D. (2010b). Organizational conditions fostering employee engagement: The role of voice (pp. 174-181). In S. Albrecht (Ed.), Handbook of employee engagement: Models, measures, and practice. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing.​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C. D. (2010c). Fairness in virtual work environments: A construct of e-organizational justice. In M. Cruz-Cunha & J. E.Varajao (Eds.), e-Business issues, challenges and opportunities for SMEs: Driving competitiveness. New York: Business Science Reference.​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C. D. (2006). Understanding dysfunctional cyberbehavior: The role of organizational justice. In M. Anandarajan, T. S. H. Teo, & C. A. Simmers (Eds.), The Internet and workplace transformation  (pp. 223-240). Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe.  ​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C. D., & Liverpool, P. (2006). Perceptions of organizational politics: A justice perspective (pp. 122-135). In E. Vigoda-Gadot & A. Drory (Eds.), Handbook of organizational politics. Edward Elgar Publishing.​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C. D. (2005). Human resource portals and the protean career. In Teresa Torres-Coronas & Mario Arias-Oliva (Eds.), E-human resources management: Managing the knowledge people (pp. 122-142). Edited by Idea Group, Inc. ​​​​​​​
  • Beugré, C. D. (2004). HRM in Ivory Coast. In K. Kamoche, Y. A. Debrah, F.  Horwitz, & G. Nkumbo-Muuka (Eds.), Managing human resources in Africa (pp. 122-142). London: Routledge.

Honors & Awards

  • Fulbright Scholar, 2014


  • Entrepreneurship
  • International Management
  • Organizational Behavior (Undergraduate level)
  • Organizational Leadership and Behavior (MBA program)

Additional Information

  • Founder and Coordinator of Seeka University Project; a private university project in Ivory Coast
  • Co-founder, Ceeka Group, an import-export startup based in Dover, Delaware