Permanent faculty

Permanent faculty


Head of the "Organization and Value Chain Management" Area of Research

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  • PhD. Strathclyde Business School - University of Strathclyde
  • MPhil. in Management - Cranfield School of Management - Cranfield University
  • MA in Psychology: Specialization in Organizational Psychology - University of Liverpool
  • Ptychion (BSc Hons) in Mathematics: Specialization in Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics - University of Patras - Greece (


  • Careers
  • Employability
  • Emotion work / emotional labour
  • Individual and Team learning
  • International mobility of workers

Teaching Theme

  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Research Methods
  • Cross-cultural Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • International and Comparative Human Resources Management


  • Professor of Organizational Behaviour & International Human Resources Management - Durham Business School - University of Durham (until 2012)
  • Associate Professor (senior lecturer) - School of Management - Sheffield University - UK (until 2005)
  • Associate / Assistant Professor - Strathclyde Business School - University of Strathclyde - UK (until 2003)
  • Visiting Professor:


Refereed journal articles

  • 2016. Employability and Job Performance as Links in the Relationship between Mentoring Receipt and Career Success: A Study in SMEs. Group & Organization Management, 41(2), 135-171. (avec K. Kostopoulos, B. Van Der Heijden, D. M. Rousseau et Al.)
  • 2015. Ambidexterity and Unit Performance: Intellectual Capital Antecedents and Cross-level Moderating Effects of Human Resource Practices. Human Resource Management, 54(S1), 111-132.  (with K. Kostopoulos, E. Syrigos)
  • 2015. International graduate students’ perceptions and interest in international careers. International Journal of Human Resource Management 26(11): 1428-1451(with G. Bozionelos, K. Kostopoulos, W. Zhou, Y. Baruch, C-H. Shyong)
  • 2014. Careers Patterns in Greek Academia: Social Capital and Intelligent Careers, but for Whom? Career Development International, 19(3).
  • 2014. Cultural diversity at the top: Does it increase innovation and firm performance? [Shorter Articles & Notes] Academy of Management Perspectives, 28(3) (with T. Hoyland)
  • 2014. Getting back into work: What helps and what hinders? [Shorter Articles & Notes] Academy of Management Perspectives, 28(3) (with R. Miao)
  • 2014. Mentoring receipt and personality: Evidence for non-linear relationships. Journal of Business Research, 67(2), 171-181 (with G. Bozionelos, P. Polychroniou, K. Kostopoulos)
  • 2013. Acceptability of workplace bullying: A comparative study on six continents. Journal of Business Research 66(3): 374-380 (with J. Power, S. Brotheridge)
  • 2013. Do labor markets impact whether sick employees call in sick? Academy of Management Perspectives, 27(3) [Research Briefs] (with J-M Sun)
  • 2013. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder at work: does it impact job performance? Academy of Management Perspectives, 27(3) [Research Briefs] (with G. Bozionelos)
  • 2011. How providing mentoring relates to career success and organizational commitment: A study in the general managerial population. Career Development International, 16: 446-468 (with G. Bozionelos, K. Kostopoulos, P. & Polychroniou)
  • 2011. Do pre-retirement work and personal factors shape happiness as a retiree? Academy of Management Perspectives, 25(3): 81-82 (with G. Bozionelos)
  • 2011. Team exploratory and exploitative learning: Psychological safety, task conflict and team performance. Group and Organization Management, 36: 385-415 (with K. Kostopoulos)
  • 2010. Supervisor-subordinate age dissimilarity and performance ratings: The buffering effects of supervisory relationship and practice. International Journal of Aging & Human Development, 71: 231-258 (with B. Van der Heijden, D. Scholarios, E. Van der Schoot)
  • 2010. Happiness around the world: More to it than money? Academy of Management Perspectives, 24(4): 96-98 (I. Nikolaou)
  • 2010. Employee reactions to forms of downsizing: Are there any lesser of evils? Academy of Management Perspectives, 24(4), 95-96 (with K. Kostopoulos)
  • 2010. Mentoring received by protégés: Its relation to personality and mental ability in the Anglo-Saxon organizational environment. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 21: 509-529 (with G. Bozionelos)
  • 2010. What accounts for job satisfaction differences across countries? Academy of Management Perspectives, 24(1): 82-84 (with K. Kostopoulos)
  • 2010. Does treating the permanent workforce well matter to temporary employees? Academy of Management Perspectives, 24(1): 84-86 (with I. Nikolaou)
  • 2010. Employability management needs analysis and the ICT sector in Europe: The case of small and medium-sized enterprises. Journal of Centrum Cathedra, 3(2): 182-197 (with B. Van der Heijden, E. Van der Schoot, D. Scholarios, I. Marzec, et al.)
  • 2009. Employability management practices in the Polish ICT sector. Human Resource Development International, 12: 471-492 (with I. Marzec)
  • 2009. Team learning activities and team effectiveness: The role of psychological safety and task conflict. Academy of Management Proceedings: 1-6 (with K. Kostopoulos)
  • 2009. Employability enhancement of ICT specialists in Polish small and medium-sized companies [Specjalisci ICT w polskich malych i srednich przedsiebiorstwach]. Zarzadzanie Zasobami Ludzkimi [Human Resource Management], 69(3-4): 90-104 (with I. Marzec et al.)
  • 2009. Expatriation outside the boundaries of the multinational corporation: A study with expatriate nurses in Saudi Arabia. Human Resource Management, 48: 111-134
  • 2008. Improving employee motivation and retention in call centers: Is adding layers the answer? Academy of Management Perspectives, 22(3): 114-116
  • 2008. Dispositional resistance to change: Measurement equivalence and the link to personal values across 17 nations. Journal of Applied Psychology, 93: 935-944 (with S. Oreg et al.)
  • 2008. Emotion work in the Hellenic frontline services environment: How it relates to emotional exhaustion and work attitudes. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 19: 1108-1130 (with K. Kiamou)
  • 2008. Employability and the psychological contract in European ICT sector SMEs. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 19: 1035-1055 (with D. Scholarios, B. Van der Heijden, E. Van der Schoot, et al.)
  • 2008. Intra-organizational network resources: How they relate to career success and organizational commitment. Personnel Review, 37: 249-263
  • 2007. An investigation on the attitudes of Chinese workers towards individually-based performance related reward systems. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 18: 284-302 (with L. Wang)
  • 2007. Work-life balance as source of dissatisfaction and withdrawal attitudes: An exploratory study on the views of male workers. Personnel Review, 36: 145-154 (J. Hughes)
  • 2006. The relationship of mentoring and network resources with career success in the Chinese organizational environment. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 17: 1531-1546 (with L. Wang)
  • 2006. Mentoring and expressive network resources: Their relationship with career success and emotional exhaustion among Hellenes employees involved in emotion work. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 17: 362-378
  • 2005. When the inferior candidate is offered the job: The selection interview as a political and power game. Human Relations, 58: 1605-1631
  • 2004. Socio-economic background and computer use: The role of computer anxiety and computer experience in their relationship. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 61: 725-746
  • 2004. The relationship between disposition and career success: A British study. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 77: 403-420
  • 2004. The Big-Five of personality and work involvement. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 19: 69-81
  • 2004. Mentoring provided: Relation to mentor’s career success, personality and mentoring received. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 64: 24-46
  • 2004. Disposition and demographic variables. Personality and Individual Differences, 36: 1049-1058.
  • 2004. Five Factor Model traits and the prototypical image of the effective leader in the Confucian culture. Employee Relations, 26: 62-71 (with S. Leung)
  • 2003. Intra-organizational network resources: Relation to career success and personality. International Journal of Organizational Analysis, 11: 41-66
  • 2003. Instrumental and expressive traits: Their relationship and their association with biological sex. Social Behavior and Personality, 31: 423-430 (with G. Bozionelos)
  • 2003. Causal path analysis: What it does and what it does not tell us. Career Development International, 8: 5-11
  • 2002. Computer interest: A case for expressive traits. Personality and Individual Differences, 33: 427-444
  • 2002. Team leaders’ development: Findings from a case study. Career Development International, 7(1): 47-51 (with S. Lusher)
  • 2001. The relationship of instrumental and expressive traits with computer anxiety. Personality and Individual Differences, 31: 955-974
  • 2001. Computer anxiety: Relationship with computer experience and prevalence. Computers in Human Behavior, 17: 213-224
  • 2001. Organizational downsizing and career development. Career Development International, 6(2): 87-92
  • 1999. Playfulness: Its relationship to instrumental and expressive traits. Personality and Individual Differences, 26: 749-760 (with G. Bozionelos)
  • 1997. Psychology of computer use: XLVIII: Relation between playfulness and computer anxiety. Psychological Reports, 81: 1-3 (with G. Bozionelos)
  • 1997. Computer anxiety and learning style. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 84: 753-754
  • 1997. Cognitive spontaneity as a correlate of computer anxiety and attitudes toward computer use. Psychological Reports, 80: 395-402
  • 1996. Organizational promotion and career satisfaction. Psychological Reports, 79: 371-375
  • 1996. Cognitive spontaneity and learning style. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 83: 43-48
  • 1996. Prevalence of computer anxiety in British managers and professionals. Psychological Reports, 78: 995-1002
  • 1992. Gender differences in the personality features of British managers. Psychological Reports, 71: 979-986 (with T. Melamed)
  • 1992. Managerial promotion and height. Psychological Reports, 71: 587-593 (with T. Melamed)

Books and books chapters

  • 2011. Measurement equivalence using multi-group confirmatory factor analysis and confirmatory smallest space analysis: The case of dispositional resistance to change. In Davidov, E., Schmidt, P. and Billiet, J. (Eds.), Cross-cultural analysis: Methods and applications : 249-279. Routledge: New York (with S. Oreg et al.)
  • 2010. Career issues. In S. Zedeck (Ed.), APA Handbook of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Volume 2: Selecting & Developing Members of the Organization : 67-113). American Psychological Association: Washington DC (with Baruch)
  • 2009. Ethnocentric human resource policy. In C. Wankel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Business in Today’s World. Sage: Thousand Oaks, CA
  • 2009. Geocentric human resource policy. In C. Wankel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Business in Today’s World. Sage: Thousand Oaks, CA
  • 2009. Polycentric human resource policy. In C. Wankel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Business in Today’s World. Sage: Thousand Oaks, CA
  • 2009. Repatriation – re-entry. In C. Wankel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Business in Today’s World. Sage: Thousand Oaks, CA
  • 2003. Career perceptions and the psychological contract in organizational downsizing. In M. A. Rahim, R. T. Golembiewski & K. D. Mackenzie (Eds.), Current Topics in Management : Vol. 8: 295-312). Transaction Publishers: New Brunswick, NJ
  • 2003. People management. Glasgow, UK: University of Strathclyde (with S. Gibb)


Numerous communications presented including: Academy of Management (AOM), European Academy of Management (EURAM), Academy of International Business (AIB), British Psychological Society (BPS), International Congress of Applied Psychology (ICAP), Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP)

Other outputs

  • 2011. Mental imagery in management development: A promising method to limit the problem of skill transferability. Strategic Innovators, 1(3): 18-19 (with N. Reese)
  • 2009. The cost of under-performance. Director of Finance online. Available at
  • 2008. The value of an employee: The cost of not knowing. The HR Director, 44: 36-38.
  • 2007. A study on resistance to change in an environment of constant transition: Expected and unexpected findings and implications for practice. Selection and Development Review, 23(1): 17-22 (with E. Stergiopoulou)
  • 2006. The cost of employee under-performance. Agora News, 11: 8-10.
  • 2006. Where have all the managers gone? Managers versus leaders. Agora News, 9, 10-12.
  • 2005. Stressors and stress management among support services employees. Selection and Development Review, 21(6): 14-16 (with H. Hesselgreaves, D. Scholarios)
  • 2003. Predicting employees’ intentions to fulfil their obligations in organizational downsizing. The Occupational Psychologist, 48: 15-19 (with J. Turnball)
  • 2002. The use of the internet in graduate recruitment: The perspective of the graduates. Selection & Development Review, 18(4): 12-15 (with S. Foulis)
  • 2001. The utilisation of ‘sophisticated’ selection techniques: Results from a case study in a large organization. Selection and Development Review, 17(5): 12-14 (with C.A. Nobble)

Other Informations

Other activities

  • Memberships: Academy of International Business; Academy of Management; American Psychological Society (Chartered Psychologist); International Society for the Study of Individual Differences.
  • Senior Editor for Asia Pacific Journal of Management (
  • Associate Editor:
  • Editorial Review Board:

  • Reviewer:

    • Behaviour Research and Therapy; Group & Organization Management; Human Relations; Human Resource Management; International Journal of Human Computer Studies; International Journal of Management Reviews; Journal of Management Studies; Journal of Managerial Psychology; Journal of Personality and Social Psychology; Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology; Journal of Organizational Behavior; Journal of Vocational Behavior; Management Communication Quarterly; Organization Studies; Personality and Individual Differences; Psychological Science; Personnel Review; Psychological Reports.
    • Academy of Management. Meetings, since 2002. Reviewer for the following Divisions: International Management; Careers; Organizational Behaviour; Human Resource Management; Research Methods. Best Reviewer Award: Careers Division: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011.
    • Academy of International Business. Conference, since 2006.
    • Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC)
    • European Commission, Brussels.

  • Leadership positions

    • Academy of Management, Careers Division: Steering Committee Member (representative At Large) of the Division - elected by means of global vote of the members of the Division (2006-2009)