Prof. Jérôme MERIC is Dean of the IAE (Institute of Business Administration), University of Poitiers. His main research interests cover formal and informal dynamics of control in organizations, as well as the control of the impact of business on society (especially the development of crowdfunding). He has been in charge of the “Business for Society” General Track and SIG at the EURAM annual conference. He has published in French speaking and international journals and books, and he acts as member of the editorial board of ranked journals (Academy of Management Learning and Education, Society and Business Review, Comptabilité-Contrôle-Audit).