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Research at the Business Administration & Economics Department

 

Research vision

The Business Administration & Economics Department produces and disseminates leading-edge applied academic research in management and economics, with transformational impact on business practice, business education and societal issues, and with the region of SE Europe as a priority.

 

Research Culture

Innovative, inclusive, collaborative and interdisciplinary research that enables and rewards staff to develop their research output

  • Encourage staff to take research initiatives and support their development
  • Work with SEERC to engage all staff with research project developments.

 

Research Ethics Information

Ethics procedures for staff and student research in the Business Administration and Economics Department.

 

Organisation

Research is organised around two Research Groups, recognised for producing original academic research of the highest international standard:

  1. “Entrepreneurship, Innovation and SMEs”
  2. “Enterprise Development and Regional Economic Growth”
  3. Learning & Teaching

 

Publications

Forthcoming

Journals

"Hanedar, A. Ö., Gencer, H. G., Demiralay, S., & Altay, İ. (forthcoming). The Ottoman dissolution and the İstanbul bourse between war and peace: a foreign exchange market perspective on the Great War. Scandinavian Economic History Review, 1-17."

 

2018

Journal

Golitsis, P, Avdiu, K. and  Szamosi, L.T. (2018) Remittances and FDI Effects on Economic Growth: A VECM and GIRFs for the case of Albania. Journal of East-West Business, 24(3), pp. 188-211.

Solomon, A. and Ketikidis, P. (2018). The Leading European and American Quintuple-Helix Model for Inclusive Sustainable Transportation: Cocreation with Businesses, Innovators, Policy Makers, Society, and the Environment. International Journal of Environment and Sustainability (IJES), 7(1).

Kalinowski, T., Wieteska, G., Rudnicka, A., Wronka, A., Solomon, A., Piccolo, C., Diglio, A., Bruno, G., Koh, S. and Genovese, A. (2018). The process of gaining key competencies in the implementation of energy efficient and sustainable supply chain operations. International Journal of Innovation and Regional Development, 8(3), pp.232-258.

Ketikidis, P. and Solomon, A. (2018). Special issue: Co-producing knowledge, innovation and growth through university–industry collaboration – Lessons from experience. Industry and Higher Education, 32(4), pp.211-280.

Kuzman, T., Talavera, O., & S., K., Bellos (2018), “Politically Induced Board Turnover, Ownership Arrangements and Performance of SOEs”, Corporate Governance – An International Revue, 26, pp 160-179,

Psychogios, A., Blakcori, F., Szamosi, L., & O’Regan, N. (2018). From feeding-back to feeding-forward: managerial feedback as a trigger of change in SMEs. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development.

 

Books & Conferences

Collings, D. G., Wood, G. T., & Szamosi, L. T. editors (2018). Human Resource Management . Routledge, London.

Gashi  E., Saropoulos S. and Diamantidis A.(2018), "Examining the relationship between Motivation and Job Satisfaction in Greek companies", Doctoral Student Conference, 9-11 May 2018, CITY College, International Faculty of the University of Sheffield, Thessaloniki, Greece

Johnson, P., & Szamosi, L. T. (2018). HRM in changing organizational contexts. In Human resource management (p. 27-48). Routledge. London.

Prodromidou, A. (2018) Continuity and Change in Greek Politics in an Age of Austerity, Chapter 9 in Parker, O. and Tsarouhas, D. (eds) Crisis in the Eurozone Periphery: The Political Economies of Greece, Spain, Ireland and Portugal, Building a Sustainable Political Economy: SPERI Political Economy Research & Politics, Palgrave-MacMillan 

Psychogios, Alexandros, Leslie Thomas Szamosi, Rea Prouska, and Christopher Brewster (2018).  Varieties of Crisis & Working Conditions: A Comparative Study between Greece and Serbia.  IHRM2018: 15TH INTERNATIONAL HUMAN REOURCE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE  June 13, 2018.  Madrid, Spain.

Psychogios, A., Antonacopoulou, E. P., Nyfoudi, M., Blakcori, F., & Szamosi, L. (2018). How does Feedback Matter to the Sustainability of Organizational Routines?. In Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2018, No. 1, p. 16801).Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510: Academy of Management.

Serafini, G. O., & Szamosi, L. T. (2018). The application of MNC HR policies and practices in the luxury hotel industry: differences and similarities between transitional periphery versus developed economies. In Comparative Capitalism and the Transitional Periphery. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Solomon, A. and Ketikidis, P. (2018). A Quintuple Helix – based Decision Support Framework Towards the Implementation of Low Carbon and Resilient Supply Chains. In: ICDSST – PROMETHEE Days 2018 Proceedings – THE EWG-DSS 2018 International Conference on DSS, 22-25 May. Heraklion, Crete.

Solomon, A. and Ketikidis, P. (2018). Sustainability & Responsibility Diffusion within Society: Blending the Quintuple Helix Model with the Pillars of RRI. In: 16th International Triple Helix Conference, 5-8 September. Manchester, United Kingdom.

Solomon, A. and Ketikidis, P. (2018). The FIT4RRI methodology for responsible research and innovation. In: 16th International Triple Helix Conference, 5-8 September. Manchester, United Kingdom.

Solomon, A. and Ketikidis, P. (2018). The Leading European and American Quintuple-Helix Model for Inclusive Sustainable Transportation: Cocreation with Businesses, Innovators, Policy Makers, Society, and the Environment. In: Ajman 5th International Environment Conference on Climate Change & Sustainability. Ajman, United Arab Emirates: Science Target.

Solomon, A. and Ketikidis, P. (2018). The Role of the quintuple-helix model for inclusive sustainable technological diffusion: co-creation with businesses, innovators, policy makers, society and the environment. In: 14th International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society. New York, USA: CGI Scholar.

Wood, G., Psychogios, A., Szamosi, L. T., & Collings, D. G. (2018). Comparative institutional analysis and comparative HRM. In Handbook of Research on Comparative Human Resource Management. Edward Elgar Publishing.

 

2017

Gkasis, P.,  Prodromidou, A. and Zaharis, N. eds (2017) European Migrant Crisis Symposium: Challenges of a Fragmented Corridor, SEEVIEW Working Paper no 1, Thessaloniki: Southeast European Research Centre. 

Golitsis, P. (2017) ‘Interactions of Monetary Policies in SEEC in an EMU Context. A G-VAR Model: Focusing on the Bulgarian case’in K. Dimopoulos, P. Gkasis, E. Kalyva, T. Lagkas, Z. Tatsioka (ed.) Proceedings of the 11th Annual South-East European Doctoral Student Conference Infusing Research and Knowledge in South-East Europe, Thessaloniki: SEERC Books, pp. 13-63 [ISBN 978-960-9416-18-4].

Gubatova Z., Kapoulas,  A., Cheng, R., (2017) Building brand loyalty through Social Media in economic crisis: a gender and Gen Y perspective of SEE luxury fashion consumers, 11th Annual Euromed Academy of Business Conference: Rome Italy

Kostopoulou T., Diamantidis A. and Daulle J. (2017), An empirical study on the relationship between the service quality and the customers’ satisfaction in the Greek hospitality industry: the case of the SMEs hotels. 10th International Conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development, 31 August – 1 September 2017, Thessaloniki, Greece. 

Lajci, D., and Kapoulas, A., (2017) Exploring the role of e-marketing initiatives and e-RM in e—banking services within the financial services sector: Opportunities and Challenges in Kosovo. ICEIRD, Thessaloniki

Nimic, Z. and Szamosi, L.T. (2017) Community entrepreneurship and the role of recruitment and selection: A case study in indigenous realities, 8th International Conference for International Business.  Thessaloniki, Greece.  May 18-21 2017.  

Serafini, G.O., Wood, G.T. and Szamosi L.T. (2017) IHRM Application in Transitional Periphery Countries: Lessons from the Luxury Hotel Industry, British Academy of Management, September 5-7, 2017. University of Warwick, UK.

Petrovski, D., Szamosi, L.T., and Lozanoska, H. (2017) Gender sensitive HR policies and practices as a means for increasing the competiveness of ICT companies: A SEE case study, ICEIRD, August 31- September 1 – Thessaloniki.

 

2016

Fassas, A. and Lyaskov, V. (2016) Exposure-Based Volatility: An Application in Corporate Risk Management. Investment Management and Financial Innovations, 13(2). (ABS classification: 2)

Politis, K., Ketikidis, P., Diamantidis, A.D., and Lazuras, L. (2016). An investigation of social entrepreneurial intentions formation among South-East European postgraduate students. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 23(4). (ABS classification: 2)

Psychogios, A., L.T. Szamosi, R. Prouska, and C. Brewster (2016) “A Three-Fold Framework for Understanding HRM Practices in South-Eastern European SMEs”.  Employee Relations.  38 (3), p. 310-331. (ABS classification: 2)

Slavova, M., Christov., Alexander, Cruz, A., and Stoyche, I. (2015) Digital Skills Demand and Supply: The Case of Three EU Neighboring Countries Bulgaria, Greece and Romania. Economic Alternatives. (4) 111-125.

Wood. G.T., L.T. Szamosi, A. Psychogios, S. Saravanidis, and D. Fotopoulou (2015) “Rethinking Greek Capitalism through the Lens of Industrial Relations Reform: A View until the 2015 Referendum” (2015) Relations Industrielles / Industrial Relations (RI/IR) 70(4)

 

Books and book chapters

Cruz, A. and Karatzas, S. (2016) Online consumer behaviour, in Digital and Social Media Marketing: A results driven approach. Edited by Heinze, A., Rashid, T., Fletcher, G & Cruz A. Routledge.

Cruz, A. and Karatzas, S. (2016) Developing effective web presence, in Digital and Social Media Marketing: A results driven approach. Edited by Heinze, A., Rashid, T., Fletcher, G & Cruz A. Routledge.

Gkasis, P. and Tsarouhas, D. (Forthcoming) Greece and the European Monetary Union: Contemporary Capitalism Put to the Test, SPERI Palgrave Book Series, Palgrave.

Heinze, A., Rashid, T., Fletcher, G. & Cruz A. (2016) Digital and Social Media Marketing: A results driven approach. Routledge.

Wood, G. and L.T. Szamosi (2016) Chapter 16 “Recruitment and Selection in Europe”.  In International Human Resource Management: Contemporary Issues in Europe.  Edited by M. Dickmann, C. Brewster & P. Sparrow.  3rd Edition.  A book in the Global HRM Series, Routledge, Edited by R. Schuler, S. Jackson and P. Sparrow.  P. 282-293

 

Conference Proceedings

Slavova, M., and Cruz, A. (2016) Integrating MOOC In Joint European Master’s Degree In Digital And Social Media Marketing. 6th Future of Education Conference. June 30-1st July 2016. Florence Italy.

Smesnoi E. and Diamantidis A. (2016) Exploring the factors that affect employees non-financial motivation in Moldova’s private sector. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development. Bucharest, 23-24/06/2016, pp.135-154.

 

2015

Cruz, A and Karatsas, S (Forthcoming) Developing effective web presence, in Digital and Social Media Marketing: A results driven approach. Edited by Heinze, A., Rashid, T., Fletcher, G & Cruz A. Routledge.

Cruz, A and Karatsas, S (Forthcoming) Online consumer behaviour, in Digital and Social Media Marketing: A results driven approach. Edited by Heinze, A., Rashid, T., Fletcher, G & Cruz A. Routledge.

Heinze, A., Rashid, T., Fletcher, G & Cruz A. (Forthcoming) Digital and Social Media Marketing: A results driven approach. Routledge.

Karamanos, A. (2015) The effects of knowledge from collaborations on the exploitative and exploratory innovation output of Greek SME, Management Dynamics in the Knowledge Economy, 3(3), 361-380.

Karamanos, A. (2015) An alliance network view of stock market responses to alliances: alliance announcements by biotechnology firms in an era of industry ferment. Lambert Academic Publishing, ISBN 978-3-659-75583-5. https://www.morebooks.de/store/gb/book/an-alliance-network-view-of-stock-market-responses-to-alliances/isbn/978-3-659-75583-5

Karamanos, A. (2015) Effects of a firm’s and their partners’ alliance ego–network structure on its innovation output in an era of ferment. R&D Management, (forthcoming), (ABS classification: 3)

Karamanos, A., Bakatselos, G. & Agolli, R. (2015) Abnormal stock market returns to announcements of M&A banking deals in Greece 1996‑2013. Management Dynamics in the Knowledge Economy, 3(2), 317-338.

Psychogios, A., Szamosi, L., Prouska, R. & Brewster, C. (2015) A three-fold framework for understanding HRM practices in south-eastern European SMEs. Employee Relations, (forthcoming), (ABS classification: 2)

Priporas, C., Kamenidi, I., Kapoulas, A., & Papadopoulou, F. (2015) Counterfeit purchase typologies during an economic crisis. European Business Review, (forthcoming). (ABS classification: 2)

​Serafini, G.O. and L.T. Szamosi (2015) Five star hotels of a Multinational Enterprise in countries of the transitional periphery: A case study in human resources management. International Business Review, 24 (6), p.972-83. (ABS classification: 3)

 

Conferences

Prodromidou, A (2015). Political Resistance in Greece, The Political Economy of Crisis in South Europe: Greece, Spain and Turkey Inside/Outside the EU, organized by The South-East European Research Centre, Greece, The Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute, UK and Sehir University, Turkey, Thessaloniki Town Hall, Greece 10 September 2015.

Prodromidou, A & Gkasis, P (2015). Debt-infused political crisis in Greece, The Political Studies Association 65thAnnual International Conference, Sheffield, United Kingdom, 30 March-02 April 2015.

Agolli, R. and Karamanos, A. (2015) The impact of microcredit on women-owned MSEs: evidence from Albania, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development (ICEIRD), June 18-19, Sheffield, UK.

Boicu, M., Cruz, A. and Karamanos, A. (2015) The influence of online reviews on brand equity of smartphones and tablets in Romania, 3rd Strategica International Academic Conference organized by the College of Management, from the National University of Political Studies and Public Administration in Romania (NUPSPA) in partnership with the National Bank of Romania, October 29-30, Bucharest.

Karamanos, A. and Vasileiou, E. (2015) Insights from understanding entrepreneurial intention amongst students across Balkan countries, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development (ICEIRD), June 18-19, Sheffield, UK.

Karamanos, A. (2015) The effects of knowledge from collaborations on the exploitative and exploratory innovation output of Greek SMEs, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development (ICEIRD), June 18-19, Sheffield, UK.

Lupoaie, C. and Cruz, A. (2015) BES 6001 certification and green marketing in the construction industry: the Romanian and UK cases, 3rd Strategica International Academic Conference organized by the College of Management, from the National University of Political Studies and Public Administration in Romania (NUPSPA) in partnership with the National Bank of Romania, October 29-30, Bucharest.

Psychogios, A.  and Szamosi, L. (2015) "Fight or Fly?  Rationalising working conditions in a crisis context”. European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) Conference.  Athens, July 2-4, 2015. 

Stan, R. and Cruz, A. (2015) Emotions – drivers of online viral content characteristics of viral blog articles in Romania, 3rd Strategica International Academic Conference organized by the College of Management, from the National University of Political Studies and Public Administration in Romania (NUPSPA) in partnership with the National Bank of Romania, October 29-30, Bucharest.

Sopa, F. and Kapoulas, A. (2015) The impact of Digital marketing & Social Media in Higher Education marketing strategies: The case of Kosovo, 8th EuroMed Conference, September 16 – 18, Verona, Italy.

 

2014

Chatzoglou,P., Chatzoudes, D., & Diamantidis, A. (2014) Firm survival in the midst of the current economic crisis. International Journal of Production Economics, (forthcoming). (ABS classification: 3)

Chatzoglou,P., Kampeeridou, S.E., Vraimaki, E., Polychrou, E., Aggelidis, V.P., & Diamantidis, A. (2014) Factors affecting the adoption of internet baning in Greece. International Journal of Applied Systemic Studies, (forthcoming).

Diamantidis, A.D. & Chatzoglou, P.D. (2014) Employee post training behavior and performance: Evaluating the results of a training process. International Journal of Training and Development, 18(3), 149-170. (ABS classification: 1)

Elliott, S., Papadopoulos, N., & Szamosi, L. (2014) Measuring event planners’ perceptions of place image attributes: The case of Greek convention destinations. Tourism Analysis(forthcoming). (ABS classification: 2)

Fassas, A. (2014) Tracking ability of ETFs: physical vs. synthetic replication. Journal of Index Investing,5(2), 9-20.

Kapoulas, A. & Ratković, D. (2014) E-CRM dilemmas in developing markets: The case of a tourism company in Serbia. European Journal of Tourism Research Special, (forthcoming).

Karamanos, A. (2014) Exploratory and exploitative innovation performance contingent on alliance ego-network patterns. International Journal for Innovation and Regional Development, 5(6), 547-566.

Kazakis, N., Diamantidis, A., Fragidis, L., & Lazarides, M. (2014) Evaluating the research performance of the Greek medical schools using bibliometrics. Scientometrics, 98, 1367-1384.

Mattheopoulou, E. & Bakouros, I. (2014) Managing international operations, virtual technological team management in consultancy firms. Trend or Necessity? HCTL Open International Journal of Technology Innovations and Research, 9(May), 2321-1814.

Missopoulos, F., Mitic, M., Kapoulas, A., & Karapiperis, C., (2014) Uncovering Customer Service Experiences with Twitter: the case of Airline Industry. Management Decision, 54(4), 705-723. (ABS classification: 1)

Bellos, S. & Subasat, T. (2013) Governance and foreign direct investment in Latin America: a panel gravity model approach. Latin American Journal of Economics, 50(1), 107-131.

 

2013

Cassidy, K., Baron, S., Elliott, D., & Efstathiadis, G. (2013). Marketing Managers' Perceptions of Value Cocreation. Service Science, 5(1), 4-16. (ABS classification: 1)

Chatzoglou,P., Chatzoudes, D., Vraimaki, E., & Diamantidis, A. (2013) Service quality in the public sector: The case of the Citizen’s Service Centres (CSCs) in Greece. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 62(6), 583-605. (ABS classification: 1)

Elliott, S., Papadopoulos, N., & Szamosi, L. (2013) Studying place image: An interdisciplinary and holistic approach. Anatolia – An International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research, 24(1), 5–16. (ABS classification: 1)

Fassas, A., & Siriopoulos, C. (2013) Dynamic relations of uncertainty expectations: a conditional assessment of implied volatility. Review of Derivatives Research16(3), 233–266. (ABS classification: 2)

Gkasis, P., Desli, E., Tsaliki, P. (2013) technological diffusion via foreign direct investment: An alternative measurement. The Journal of Developing Areas47(2), 251–275. (ABS classification: 2)

Ketikidis, P.H., Hayes, O.P., Lazouras, L., Gunasekaran, A., & Koh, S.C.L. (2013) Environmental practices and performance and their relationships among Kosovo construction companies: a framework for analysis in transition economies. The International Journal of Services and Operations Management, 14(1), 115–130.

Ketikidis, P. H., Ververidis, Y., Kefalas, P. (2013) The Case of the University of Sheffield (TUOS) International Faculty, CITY College: An example of an entrepreneurial model for internationalisation of Higher Education. In A. Meerman, & T. Kliewe (Eds.), UIIN Good Practice Series:Fostering University-Industry Relationships, Entrepreneurial Universities and Collaborative Innovation.

Licsandru, T., Szamosi, L., & Papadopoulos, N. (2013) The impact of country-of-origin, ethnocentrism and animosity on product evaluation: Evidence from Romanian consumers. Management Dynamics in the Knowledge Economy1(2), 259–276.

Papadopoulou, E. M. & Kelemis, A. (2013) A hybrid e-auction/negotiation model as a tool for the 4PLs to improve the transport provider selection process. In D. Graham, I. Manikas, & D. and Folinas (Eds.), E-logistics and E-supply chain management: IGI Global, 89-103.

Papadopoulou, E. M., Manthou, V., & Vlachopoulou, M. (2013) 4PL network partnerships: the pre-selection phase. International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications, 16(3), 175-192. (ABS classification: 2)

Subasat, T. & Bellos, S. (2013) Corruption and foreign direct investment in Latin America: a panel gravity model approach. Journal of Management and Sustainability, 3(4), doi:10.5539/jms.v3n4p151

Tahinakis, P. & Samarinas, M. (2013) R&D expenditures and investors' perception for an input on innovation creation and firm growth: Empirical evidence from Athens Stock Exchange. Journal of Applied Business Research, 29(1), 125-137.

Williams, N., Vorley, T., & Ketikidis, P.H. (2013) Economic resilience and entrepreneurship: A case study of the Thessaloniki City Region. Local Economy, 28(4), 399-415. (ABS classification: 2)

 

Funded research projects

TrainERGY (Erasmus+, Energy Efficient Operations, 2015-2018, 56 120 EUR)
REINVEST (Europeaid, Sustainable Transport, 2015 - 2018, 51 274 EUR)
iSTART (Erasmus+, Startups, 2016 - 2019, 41 610 EUR)
ATSIV (Erasmus+, NGOs, 2016-2019, 31 930 EUR)
FIT4RRI (H2020/SWAFS, Responsible Research & Innovation, 2017-2020, 215 750 EUR)
DIGI-GRENT (Erasmus+, Responsible Startups, 2018-2021, 54 045 EUR)
MIGRATE (Erasmus+ Jean Monnet, Refugees, 2016 - 2019, 64 000)
TeRRItoria (H2020/SWAFS, Territorial responsible innovation, 2019-2022, 164 750 EUR)
GRACE (H2020/SWAFS, Responsible Innovation, 2019-2022, 91 600 EUR)
PROSFET (H2020/MSCA, Sustainable Transport, 2017-2019, 40 500 EUR)
RETRACE (H2020/MSCA, Circular Economy, 2018-2021, 474 435 EUR)
HLX4EU (Erasmus+ Jean Monnet, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, 2018 - 2021, 60 000 EUR)

 

PhD candidates

Zlatina Gubatova
Besart Hajrizi
Elina Ketikidi
George Kladakis
Drilon Lajci
Danimir Ljepava
Delfin Pllana
Linda Tahiri Rukiqi
Natyra Xharavina
Kushtrim Zeqiri

 

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