Associate Professor

Pôle : Management and Organisation

Nationalités :


  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Sustainable Development
  • Business Ethics


  • MBA (avec mention), Rennes School of Business, France
  • Doctorat de chimie, Université de Sheffield, Royaume-Uni
  • B.Sc. de chimie, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, Royaume-Uni

Research Interests

  • Emotions, emotions theory
  • Corporate Social Responsibility; Sustainability; Business Ethics; Nepotism; Corruption

Work Experience


  • Associate Professor, Management and Organization Academic Area, Rennes School of Business (2015 – Present);
  • Programme Manager MSc “ Management de projets créatifs, Culture et Design”(2016 – 2018)
  • Assistant Professor, Rennes School of Business
  • Head of Department Management and Organisation Department, ESC Rennes School of Business (2011 – 2013).
  • Programme Manager, MAIB, ESC Rennes School of Business (2004 – 2010).
  • Language Teacher, Languages Coordinator, ESC Rennes school of Business (1997 – 2004).
  • English Language Teacher, Various including ESC Rennes School of (1995 – 1997).
  • Post-doctoral Researcher, Universidad de Sevilla (1991 – 1995).

Intellectual contributions

Refereed Articles

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

  • Hudson, S., Matson, S., Pallamin, N. & Jegou, G. (2019) With or without you? Interaction and psychological immersion in a virtual reality experience. Journal of Business Research, (Forthcoming)
  • Hudson, S., González-Gómez, H. & Claasen, C. (2019) Legitimacy, Particularism and Employee Commitment and Justice. Journal of Business Ethics (Forthcoming)
  • Puncheva, P., Hudson, S. & Michelotti, M., (2018). The role of proximity to local and global citizens in stakeholders’ moral recognition of corporate social responsibility. Journal of Business Research, 88, 234-244.
  • Puncheva-Michelotti, P., Hudson, S. & Jin G. (2018) Employer branding and CSR communication in online recruitment advertising. Business Horizons, 61, 643—651.
  • Rychalski, Aude and Sarah Hudson, « Asymmetric effects of customer emotions on satisfaction and loyalty in a utilitarian service context. » Journal of Business Research (2017):
  • Hudson, Sarah , Helena V Gomez-Gonzalez, and Aude Rychalski, « Call centers: is there an upside to the dissatisfied customer experience? » Journal of Business Strategy (2017):
  • 5. Hudson, S., Bryson B. & Michelotti, M. (2017) “Individuals’ Assessment of Corporate Social Performance, Person-Organization Values and Goals Fit, Job Satisfaction and Turnover Intentions.”, Industrial Relations/Relations Industrielles, 72(2), 322-344.
  • McNamara, T , S Shaaban, and Sarah Hudson, « Fifty years of the bowl phenomenon. » Journal of Manufacturing Systems 41. (2016): 1-7.
  • McNamara, Tom , Sabry Shaaban, Sarah Hudson, and Erika Marsillac, « Improving Performance in Unbalanced, Unpaced Merging Assembly Lines. » (in press) International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management (2016):
  • Hudson, Sarah , Tom McNamara, and Sabry Shaaban, « Unbalanced Lines -Where Are We Now? » International Journal of Production Research 53. (2015): 1895-1911.
  • Hudson, Sarah , Sabry Shaaban, and Tom McNamara, « The performance of unpaced production lines with unbalanced mean operation times and unreliability patterns. » Journal of Manufacturing Systems 37. (2015): 164-172.
  • Shaaban, Sabry , Tom McNamara, and Sarah Hudson, « The impact of failure, repair and joint imbalance of processing time means & buffer sizes on the performance of unpaced production lines. » International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management (2015):
  • McNamara, Tom , Sabry Shaaban, and Sarah Hudson, « The effect of mean-time and variability imbalance in unreliable lines. » Journal européen des systèmes automatisés 48. (2014): 211-237.
  • Shaaban, Sabry and Sarah Hudson, « Special Issue: ‘Production Systems – Cases and Applications’. » Production Planning & Control 25. (2014): 91-92.
  • Shaaban, Sabry , Tom McNamara, and Sarah Hudson, « Mean Time Imbalance Effects on Unreliable Unpaced Serial Flow Lines. » Journal of Manufacturing Systems (2014):
  • McNamara, Tom , Sabry Shaaban, and Sarah Hudson, « Simulation of unbalanced buffer allocation in unreliable unpaced production lines. » International Journal of Production Research 51. (2013): 1922-1936.
  • Shaaban, S. , T. McNamara, and S. Hudson, « The Effects of Unbalancing Operation Time Variability on the Performance of Unreliable Lines. » Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management 24. (2013): 428-447.
  • Barron, Andrew , Peter Hulten, and Sarah Hudson, « The financial crisis and the gathering of political intelligence: A cross-country comparison of SMEs in France, Sweden and the UK. » International Small Business Journal 30. (2012):
  • Shaaban, Sabry and Sarah Hudson, « Transient Behaviour of Unbalanced Lines. » International Journal of Flexible Manufacturing Systems 24. (2012): 575-602.
  • McNamara, Tom , Sabry Shaaban, and Sarah Hudson, « Unpaced Production Lines with Three Simultaneous Imbalance Sources. » Industrial Management & Data Systems 111. (2011): 1-27.
  • Shaaban, Sabry and Sarah Hudson, « The Performance of Unpaced Serial Production Lines with Unequal Coefficients of Variation of Processing Times. » International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology (2009):

Refereed Proceedings

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

  • González-Gómez, H.V., Hudson S. & Claasen, C., When is using social ties detrimental to employee commitment? A three-country comparison. EURAM 2018 June 21-23, Reykjavik, Iceland.
  • Hudson, Sarah and Helena V. González-Gómez, « The Impostor phenomenon, shame and creativity in organizations. » 33rd EGOS Colloquium: The Good Organization (2017). Copenhagen.
  • Hudson, S., Gonzalez, H., Claasen, C. and Luo, Y. ‘Legitimacy, organizational nepotism and employee affective commitment.’ 32nd EGOS Colloquium 2016, Naples, Italy, July 7-9.

Books, Monographs, Compilations, Manuals


  • Aßländer, Michael S. and Sarah Hudson, The Handbook of Business and Corruption: Cross-Sectoral Experiences. Emerald, 2017.
  • Lépineux, François , Jean-Jacques Rosé, C Bonanni, Sarah Hudson, and C Pinson, La RSE – La responsabilité sociale des entreprises – 2e éd. : Théories et pratiques. Dunod, 2016.
  • Shaaban, Sabry , Production Line Efficiency: A Comprehensive Guide for Managers. Second Edition. Business Expert Press, 2013.
  • Shaaban, Sabry and Sarah Hudson, Production Line Efficiency: A Comprehensive Guide for Managers. BEP Business Expert Press, 2010.
  • Rose, J-J , F Lépineux, C Bonanni, and S Hudson, La RSE; Théories et pratiques. Dunod, 2010.
    Lépineux, François , J.-J. Rosé, C. Bonanni, and S. Hudson, La RSE – Responsabilité sociale des entreprises – Théories et pratiques. Paris: Editions Dunod, 2010.