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About me

Aurélie is a Postdoctoral researcher at the Faculty of Management and Business since 2017. She earned her PhD in Management at EmLyon Business School in France and was also a visiting scholar at HEC Montreal, Canada.


Her responsibilities include research related activities such seminars and workshops for master's and doctoral students as well as fellow with fellow researchers . In addition, she teaches "Wicked Problems" in the Leadership for Change Course, "Social enterprises" in the Sustainable Business Practice Course as well as the English version of the Organisational Behaviour course.

Fields of expertise

Aurélie's areas of interest are social innovations, institutions and entrepreneurship 

Selected publications

Toivonen, A., & Martí, I. (2021). Let’s Clean Up and Bring Some Order Here! Moral Regulation of Markets in Yaoundé, Cameroon. Business Ethics Quarterly, 1-33. doi:10.1017/beq.2021.14

Toivonen, A., & Toivonen, P. U. (2014). The transformative effect of top management governance choices on project team identity and relationship with the organization—An agency and stewardship approach. International Journal of Project Management, 32(8), 1358-1370.

Toivonen, A. (2017). When all hope is lost: Mobilization fatigue and the aftermath of demobilization. In Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2017, No. 1, p. 16852). Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510: Academy of Management.

Toivonen, A., & Rivera-Santos, M. (2016). Facing formalization pressures: Understanding options and choices for informal entrepreneurs. In Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2016, No. 1, p. 15442). Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510: Academy of Management.