Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Sustainability
I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Peloponnese (Greece). In the past, I was a visiting lecturer at the University of Cyprus and a post-doc researcher at the Athens University of Economics and Business.
I am interested in Corporate Sustainability and Innovation. I study whether, why, and how organizations incorporate socio-environmental perspectives into their decisions and strategies. I also try to understand how contemporary organizations can have a positive long-term impact on our society and thus contribute towards a better "home" for future generations.
February 2023: Podcast on organizational stigma. Podcast series: "Podcast and Business". Available on Spotify here
January 2023: Popular press: A summary of our recent article on Greenwashing and Stigma is published at The Conversation. You can read it here.
October 2022: New article on organizational stigma (Journal of Management Studies). Trucking 7,365 firms in 47 countries over 15 yrs (plus an experiment), we show (together with George Kassinis, Adam Kay, and Pavlos Vlachos) that stigma has a built-in insurance-like quality that buffers firms from the market consequences of their misconduct. Read the article here.
July 2022: New article on greenwashing (Harvard Business Review). Greenwashing affects the bottom line of businesses by lowering customer satisfaction. Read the article here.
June 2022: New article on forecasting (British Journal of Management). In this study with Dimitris Thomakos, Geoffrey Wood, and Marilou Ioakimidis, we present "ShoTS", a novel forecasting method for short time series. Read the article here. A teaching guide and a video abstract are also available.
May 2022: New article on greenwashing (Journal of Business Ethics)
How do customers react when companies are greenwashing on ESG? In our latest study with Ioannis Ioannou (LBS) and George Kassinis (UCY), we show that perceptions of greenwashing (in the environmental product innovation domain) lower the satisfaction that customers get from using a product or service. Interestingly, this negative effect does not hold for companies with a high reputation for product quality or/and innovation. Read the article here.