2018

S. Lenfle & J. Söderlund (2018), "Large-Scale Innovative Projects as Temporary Trading Zone: Toward an Interlanguage Theory", Organization Studies, Forthcoming (accepted for publication on june 18, 2018). 

S. Lenfle, (2018), "Projects, Agency and the Multi-Level Perspective: Insights from Numerical Weather Prediction", Paper presented at the 34th EGOS Colloquium, Tallinn, Estonia, July 5-7. (EGOS version here)

Gillier, T. & Lenfle, S. (2018), "Experimenting in the unknown: lessons from the Manhattan Project", European Management Review, Forthcoming (accepted for publication on march 11, 2018). Available at https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/emre.12187 

Lenfle, S. (2018), "De l'interpolation optimale au 4D-Var: l'émergence d'un nouveau dominant design en assimilation de données météorologiques", La Météorologie (©SMF, Météo et Climat), n°100, à paraître en février 2018. (PDF)

2017

My pleasure to announce that I've received the PMI® - Project Management Journal, "2017 Paper of the Year Award" during the 13th IRNOP Conference in Boston for : Lenfle, S. (2016) "Floating in Space ? On the Strangeness of Exploratory Projects.", Project Management Journal, 47(2), pp. 47-61, April/May. (article here : PDF, pictures here). 

Lenfle, S (2017), "Projects, Agency and the Multi-Level Perspective: Insights from Numerical Weather Prediction", Working Paper 17-CRG-01 (feedback welcome, PDF). Presented at the 13th IRNOP Conference in Boston, june 11-13, 2017.

Nicolaÿ, A & Lenfle, S (2017), "Experimenting and prototyping to design complex services. The remote assistance case", presented at the 13th IRNOP Conference, Boston, June 11-13. (PDF)

Lenfle, S. and C. Loch. 2017. "Has Megaproject management lost its way ? Lessons from history" in B. Flyvbjerg (ed.), Oxford Handbook of Megaproject Management. Oxford: Oxford University press (PDF)

2016

Lenfle, S ; Béjean, M; Midler, C ; Dubois, C.; Faup, M; Fratter, C ; Avignon, M. (2016) Les cahiers d'exploration "Espace, Innovation, Société", n°2 : Chemins et temporalités de l'exploration. Les processus d'exploration de la valeur. Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES), décembre. (PDF) Je suis l'auteur des chapitres 1 (avec C. Mdiler), 3, 4 et 5.

Lenfle, S. (2016), "La fin de la croissance ? A propos de The rise and fall of american growth de Robert J. Gordon", Le Libellio, 12(2), pp. 89-93. (PDF)

Lenfle S (2016), "Le management de projet à l'épreuve des situations extrêmes : le cas Manhattan". Colloque de Cerisy "Management des situation extrêmes", Organisé par P. Lièvre, G. Garel et M. Aubry, Cerisy-la-Salle, 16 juin 2016. (les slides et l'enregistrement de la conférence disponibles ici).

Lenfle, S. and Soderlünd, J. 2016. "Projects as temporary trading zones: a theoretical proposal and an empirical illustration". Paper presented at the EURAM 2016 Conference, june 1-3, Paris (PDF). 

Nicolaÿ, A & Lenfle, S. (2016). "Toward a comprehensive descriptive tool to design complex services", Presented at the 23rd IPDMC Conference, Glasgow, june 12-14 (PDF)

Lenfle, S. 2016. "Floating in Space ? On the Strangeness of Exploratory Projects." Project Management Journal, 47(2), pp. 47-61, April/May. (PDF)

Lenfle, S.; P LeMasson and B Weil. 2016. "When Project Management Meets Design Theory: Revisiting the Manhattan and Polaris Projects to Characterize “Radical Innovation” and Its Managerial Implications." Creativity and Innovation Management, 25(3), pp. 378-395. (PDF)

2015

Lenfle, S. and Soderlünd, J. 2015. "Projects as temporary trading zones: a theoretical proposal". Paper presented at the 12th IRNOP Conference, London, june and at the EGOS 2015 Conference, Athens, July. (PDF)

Gillier, T and Lenfle, S. 2015. "Experimenting in the unknown: lessons from the Manhattan project", i3-CRG Working Paper 15-CRG-03, novembre. Presented at the in-between event “Innovation and the (re)foundation of management” – SIG Innovation EURAM Mines ParisTech, 9-10 November 2015 (PDF)

Lenfle, S. and I Kazakci. 2015. "On Sweat and Tears in Fulfilling the Promise of Big Data : Lessons from Meteorological Data Assimilation," 8th International Workshop on Design Theory. ENSMP, Paris: 

2014

Lenfle, S. 2014. "Toward a Genealogy of Project Management: Sidewinder and the Management of Exploratory Projects." International Journal of Project Management, 32(6), pp. 921-31. (PDF)

Lenfle, S. and J Soderlünd. 2014. "Project History: History Meets Projects," R. Turner, Gower Handbook of Project Management. Farnham: Gower Publishing Limited, 

Maniak, R; C. Midler; S. Lenfle and M Le Pellec-Dairon. 2014. "Value Management for Exploration Projects." Project Management Journal, 45(4), pp. 55-66. (PDF)

2013

Soderlünd, J and S. Lenfle. 2013. "Making Project History: Revisiting the Past, Creating the Future." International Journal of Project Management, 31(5), pp. 653-62. (PDF)

2012

Aubry, M and S. Lenfle. 2012. "Projectification: Midler's Footprint in the Project Management Field." International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, 5(4), pp. 680-94. (PDF)

LeMasson, P; S. Lenfle and B Weil. 2012. "Project Management and New Business Development: Reusing or Renewing Rules ? Evidence from a Case-Control Study Based on Historical Cases. ," International Product Development Management Conference. Manchester: (PDF)

Lenfle, S. 2012b. "Exploration, Project Evaluation and Design Theory: A Rereading of the Manhattan Case." International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, 5(3), pp. 486-507. (PDF)

2011

Lenfle, S. 2011. "The Strategy of Parallel Approaches in Projects with Unforeseeable Uncertainty: The Manhattan Case in Retrospect." International Journal of Project Management, 29(4), pp. 359-73. Prix SYNTEC/FNEGE 2012 de la recherche académique en management (PDF)

Lenfle, S. (2011, updated feb. 2018), "The Manhattan project : an annotated bibliography" (PDF)

2010

Ben Mahmoud-Jouini, S. and S. Lenfle. 2010. "Platform Re-Use : Lessons from the Automotive Industry." International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 30(1 (Special Issue on Modularity)), pp. 98-124. (PDF)

Lenfle, S. and C. Loch. 2010. "Lost Roots: How Project Management Came to Emphasize Control over Flexibility and Novelty " California Management Review, 53(1), pp. 32-55. Reprinted in B. Flyvbjerg (ed.), Megaproject Planning And Management: Essential Readings. Edward Elgar Publishing, 2014. (PDF)

Lenfle, S. 2010b. Projets Et Conception Innovante. Editions Universitaires Européennes.

Lenfle, S. 2010. "Innovation in Product-Related Services : The Contribution of Design Theory," F. Gallouj, F. Djellal and C. Gallouj, The Handbook of Innovation and Services. Edward Elgar Publishers, 

2009

Lenfle, S. 2009. "The Launch of Innovative Product-Related Services: Lessons from Automotive Telematics." Research Policy, 38(1), pp. 156-69. (PDF)

Ben Mahmoud-Jouini, S.; F. Charue-Duboc; S. Lenfle and C. Midler. 2009. "Digging into Exploration Processes within Established Firms. Insights from Two Entities Dedicated to Enhancing Radical Innovation to Support Existing Business," 16th International Product Developement Management Conference. Twente, Netherlands: (PDF)

2008

Midler, C. and S. Lenfle. 2008. "Expansion Des Produits, Des Usages, Des Marchés Et Dynamique Du Système De Conception: L'exemple De La Voiture Communicante.," A. Hatchuel and B. Weil, Les Nouveaux Régimes De La Conception. Langages, Théories, Métiers. Paris: Vuibert. (PDF)

Lenfle, S. 2008a. "Exploration and Project Management." International Journal of Project Management, 26(5), pp. 469-78. (PDF)

Lenfle, S. 2008b. "Proceeding in the Dark. Innovation, Project Management and the Making of the Atomic Bomb." CRG Working Paper, (08-001). (PDF)

Lenfle, S. 2008c. "Projets Et Conception Innovante," Mémoire pour l'habilitation à diriger des recherches. Paris: Paris Dauphine, (PDF)

2007

Lenfle, S. and C. Baldwin. 2007. "From Manufacturing to Design : An Essay on the Work of Kim B. Clark." Harvard Business School Working Paper, (07 - 057). (PDF)

Maniak, R.; C. Midler and S. Lenfle. 2007. "Tracking the Routes of Innovation across Projects : A Multi-Case Perspective," 14th International Product Development Management Conference. Porto (PDF)

2005

Lenfle, S. 2005. "L'innovation Dans Les Services : Les Apports De La Théorie De La Conception." Economies et Sociétés, série "Economie et Gestion des Services", XXXIX(11-12), pp. 2011-36. (PDF)

2004

Lenfle, S. and F. Gautier. 2004. "L'avant-Projet : Définition Et Enjeux," G. Garel, V. Giard and C. Midler, Faire De La Recherche En Management De Projet. Paris: Vuibert, pp. 11-34.(PDF)

Lenfle, S.  2004b. "Peut-on Gérer L’innovation Par Projet ?," G. Garel, V. Giard and C. Midler, Faire De La Recherche En Management De Projet. Paris: Vuibert, pp. 35-54. (PDF)

2003

Lenfle, S. 2003a. "Innovation in Automotive Telematic Services : Characteristics of the Field and Management Principles." International Journal of Automotive Technology and Management, 3(1/2), pp. 144-59. (PDF)

Lenfle, S and Midler, C. 2003b. "Management De Projet Et Innovation," P. Mustar and H. Penan, Encyclopédie De L'innvoation. Paris: Economica, pp. 49-70. (PDF)

2002

Lenfle, S and Midler, C. 2002. "Stratégies D’innovation Et Organisation De La Conception Dans Les Entreprises Amont. Enseignements D’une Recherche Chez Usinor." Revue Française de Gestion, (140), 89-106. (PDF)

2001

Lenfle, S. 2001. "Compétition Par L’innovation Et Organisation De La Conception Dans Les Industries Amont. Le Cas D’usinor.," Thèse de doctorat, Champs-sur-Marne, France: Université de Marne-la-Vallée, 

Lenfle, S. 2001. "Innovation-Based Competition and the Dynamics of Design in Upstream Suppliers." International Journal of Automotive Technology and Management, 1(2/3), pp. 269-86. (PDF)

2000

Lenfle, S. 2000. "Managing Innovative Project in Upstream Industries : The Case of a French Steel Group," P. Benghozi, F. Charue-Duboc and C. Midler, Innovation Based Competition and Design Systems Dynamics. Paris: L'Harmattan, pp. 193-217.