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Dr Georgios Afxentiou

Head of Research
Assistant Professor 

Contact details

25736501
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afxentioug@ctleuro.ac.cy

Brief description
Georgios Afxentiou, DBA, is the head of research, an assistant professor in business and a member of the College Council at CTL Eurocollege, Limassol, Cyprus. A certified management consultant (CMC), he also provides consulting services to businesses in Cyprus through the Georgios Afxentiou Research Laboratory. Dr Afxentiou earned a bachelor of arts degree in graphic design with specialisation in web design from Brescia University, in Owensboro, Kentucky; a master of business administration degree with specialisation in global management from the New York Institute of Technology; and a doctorate in business administration from the University of Gloucestershire in the United Kingdom. He teaches management, entrepreneurship, innovation strategy, strategic management and operations courses. He is a researcher in business administration with interests on organization design, innovation strategy, entrepreneurship and publishes articles and papers in academic and professional journals.  

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
2010-2019: DBA in Business Administration, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire, UK
The Effect of Structural Design on Export Strategy in the Wine Industry of Cyprus
2005-2006: MBA in Business Administration, New York Institute of Technology, New York, USA
Global Management 
1996-1999: BA in Graphic Design, Brescia University, Kentucky, USA     
Graphic/Web Design  

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
2015-Present: CTL Eurocollege, Limassol, Cyprus
Head of Research/Assistant Professor in Business
2009-Present: Georgios Afxentiou Research Laboratory, Larnaka, Cyprus
Researcher/Director
01/2009-12/2010: Savvas M. Pirillos Ltd, Larnaka, Cyprus 
Assistant Manager
09/2006-12/2008: Mediterranean High School. Department of Information Technology, Larnaka, Cyprus
Technology Instructor 

PUBLISHED PAPERS, CHAPTERS, ABSTRACTS AND ARTICLES 

ACADEMIC JOURNALS 

Editor-in-Chief

CTL EUROCOLLEGE SOCIAL SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH JOURNAL

http://www.ctleuro.ac.cy/en/research-development/journal 

ISSN: 2672-7900 (print)
           2672-7919 (online)

  • Afxentiou G., Melanthiou Y. (2021). Reengineering the organisation design of wine businesses. In D. Vrontis, Y. Weber, A. Thrassou, R. Shams, E. Tsoukatos (Eds), "Business Under Crisis: Contextual Transformations and Organisational Adaptations". Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Afxentiou G. (2020). The effect of structural design on export strategy in the wine industry of Cyprus. DBA thesis, University of Cyprus. Nicosia, CYPRUS.
  • Afxentiou G. (2019). Restructured organizational design: The secret sauce in a food manufacturer's recipe for growth. Global Business and Organizational Excellence. 2019;38(5): 27–32. https://doi.org/10.1002/joe.21948.
  • Afxentiou G. (2019). The effect of structural design on export strategy in the wine industry of Cyprus. DBA thesis, University of Gloucestershire. Gloucestershire, UK. 

Conference proceedings of papers and abstracts 

  • Title: An Innovative Organisational Design of Small and Medium Wineries.
    Authors: Afxentiou G.
    Conference: Cyprus Institute of Marketing (CIM) 3rd Annual Academic Conference
    “Entering New Era”, Nicosia, Cyprus.         
    Accepted Developmental Paper for Presentation and Publication at Conference
    Proceedings September 26 2020.
  • Title: The Role of Entrepreneurial Universities in Regional Knowledge Spill over and Social Innovation.
    Authors: Saha N., Sáha T., Weber C., Stukalina Y., Afxentiou G., Lepik K.L.,
    Urmanaviciene A., Sáha P.
    Journal: XV edition of IFKAD
    Conference: IFKAD Conference, September 9-11 2020, Matera, ITALY.
    Accepted Paper for Presentation and Publication at the Fifteen Annual ISI Conference
    Proceedings of the IFKAD 2020. 
  • Title: The Relation of Stress Management and Leadership Effectiveness in the Hotel Industry of Cyprus.
    Authors: Afxentiou G., Malkawi E., Antoniades G.
    Journal: EuroMed Academy of Business, September 18-20, 2019.
    Conference: Twelfth Annual EuroMed Conference, Thessaloniki, GREECE.
    Accepted Paper for Presentation and Publication at the Twelfth Annual ISI Conference
    Proceedings of the EuroMed Academy of Business 2019.
    ISBN: 2547-8516
  • Title: The Role of Stress Management in Managerial Decision Making: Cyprus Hotel Industry.
    Authors: Malkawi E., Afxentiou G., Antoniades G.
    Journal: EKA University of Applied Sciences Journal, April 24-26 2019.
    Conference: Emerging Trends in Economics, Culture and Humanities, Riga, LATVIA.
    Accepted Abstract for Presentation and Publication at the Conference Proceedings of
    the International Scientific Conference (etECH2019).
    ISBN: 978-9984-24-222-4
  • Title: The Impact of Stress Management on Leadership Effectiveness in the Hotel
    Industry of Cyprus.
    Authors: Afxentiou G., Malkawi E., Antoniades G.           
    Journal: The Market: International Journal of Business, April 5 2019.           
    Conference: Second Annual Conference of the Cyprus Centre for Business Research,           
    Limassol, CYPRUS.
    Accepted Abstract for Presentation and Publication at the Second Annual Conference           
    Proceedings of the International CIM Conference 2019.
  • Title: Web Software for Business and Communication in Disadvantaged Communities of Cyprus           
    Authors: Afxentiou G.           
    Journal: The International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, January 13- 14, 2013.          Conference: Ninth Annual International Conference on Technology, knowledge and           
    Society, Vancouver, CANADA.             
    Accepted Abstract for Presentation and Publication at the Ninth Annual ISI Conference           
    Proceedings of the International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society 2013
    ISBN: 1832-3669
  • Title: Action and Case Research: The Effect of Structural Design on Export Strategy in the
    Wine Industry.           
    Authors: Afxentiou G.           
    Journal: EuroMed Academy of Business, October 18-20, 2012.           
    Conference: Fifth Annual EuroMed Academy of Business, Glion-Montreux, Switzerland, EUROPE.   
    Accepted Paper for Presentation and Publication at the Fifth Annual ISI Conference
    Proceedings of the EuroMed Academy of Business 2012.
    ISBN: 978-9963-711-07-9
  • Title: Methodology and Methods: The Effect of Structural Design on Export Strategy in the
    Wine Industry.           
    Authors: Afxentiou G.           
    Journal: Consumer Behaviour Erasmus Network, June 11, 2012.           
    Conference: Consumer Behaviour Erasmus Network, Nicosia, Cyprus, EUROPE.                         
    Accepted Paper for Presentation and Publication at the Annual ISI Conference
    Proceedings of the COBEREN Conference 2012.
    ISBN: 978-9963-7494-0-9
  • Title: The Realization of the Impact of Structural Design on Exports.           
    Authors: Afxentiou G.
    Journal: EuroMed Academy of Business, October 11-12, 2011
    Conference: Fourth Annual EuroMed Academy of Business, Crete, Greece, EUROPE.                       
    Accepted Abstract for Presentation and Publication at the Fourth Annual ISI Conference
    Proceedings of the EuroMed Academy of Business 2011.
    ISBN: 978-9963-711-01-7 

PROFESSIONAL JOURNALS

  • Afxentiou, G. (2017). The Creativity of Executive Management Supports the Development of Entrepreneurship, Cyprus Press and Information Office [Online].       Available at: https://www.pio.gov.cy/en/ [Accessed: July 20 2017]. 
  • Afxentiou, G. (2014). The Creativity of Executive Management Supports the Development of Entrepreneurship, Cyprus Employers and Industrialists Federation [Online]. Available at: http://www.oeb.org.cy/en/ [Accessed: March 2014]. 
  • Afxentiou, G. (2012). Professional Training in the Hotel Industry of Cyprus, EuroMed Press [Online]. Available at: https://www.unic.ac.cy/ [Accessed: April 2012].​ 

CONFERENCES 

Virtual Conference by the Portugal Presidency of the EU 2021                 
European Universities: Pioneering Transformation in Education, Research and Innovation

 

14 April 2021

Cyprus Institute of Marketing (CIM)           Nicosia, CYPRUS             
3rd Annual Academic Conference  Entering New Era

 

September 26 2020

Sheffield University Management School, Centre for Regional         
Economic and Enterprise Development (CREED), Sheffield, UK   
Virtual 12th International Social Innovation Research Conference (ISIRC) 2020     
Social innovation and enterprise for more prosperous, fair and sustainable societies
Conference website: https://isircconference2020.com/

 

September 1-3 2020

80th Virtual Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM)   
20/20 Broadening Our Sight

 

August 7-11 2020

2020 R&D Management Symposium (Virtual event)                                   
Invention to Innovation. Creating the Conditions for Impact
Simon Fraser University, Charles Chang Institute for Entrepreneurship
https://www.sfu.ca/changinstitute/events---outreach/randm2020.html

 

August 4-5 2020

SHIINE COST ACTION 18236                     Novi Sad, SERBIA                 
Multi-disciplinary Innovation for Social Change

 

January 15-17 2020

ENRESSH. COST ACTION 15137            Valencia, SPAIN                   
Network for Research Evaluation in the Social Sciences and the Humanities

 

September 17-18  2019

EuroMed Academy of Business         Thessaloniki, GREECE
12th Annual EuroMed Academy of Business (EMAB) Conference, Business Management Theories and Practices in a Dynamic Competitive Environment 

           

September 18-20 2019

Ekonomikas un kulturas augstskola (EKA)         Riga, LATVIA                     
International Scientific Conference (etECH2019), Emerging Trends in Economics, Culture and Humanities

 

April 24-26 2019

Cyprus Institute of Marketing (CIM)    Limassol, CYPRUS                               
2nd Annual Conference of the Cyprus Centre for Business Research, Re-Inventing   Tourism

 

April 5 2019

ENRESSH. COST ACTION 15137    Podgorica, MONTENEGRO                 
European Network for Research Evaluation in the Social Sciences and the Humanities

 

March 7-8 2019

Academy of Management (AOM)     Tel Aviv, ISRAEL                         
From Start-up to Scale-up Strategies: Coping in a Volatile Business Environment

 

December 17-19 2018

ENRESSH. COST ACTION 15137     Ljubljana, SLOVENIA                             
European Network for Research Evaluation in the Social Sciences and the Humanities

 

July 10-11 2018

ENRESSH. COST ACTION 15137     Lisbon, PORTUGAL                                 
European Network for Research Evaluation in the Social Sciences and the Humanities

 

March 3-4 2018

ENRESSH. COST ACTION 15137     Zagreb, CROATIA                           
Training School and Think Tank
European Network for Research Evaluation in the Social Sciences and the Humanities

 

February 5-9 2018

ENRESSH. COST ACTION 15137     Sofia, BULGARIA                                     
European Network for Research Evaluation in the Social Sciences and the Humanities

 

 

March 7-8 2017

The International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society   Vancouver, CANADA                    Ninth Annual International Conference on Technology, knowledge and Society 

   

January 13-14, 2013

EuroMed Academy of Business     Glion-Montreux, SWITZERLAND     
Fifth Annual EuroMed Academy of Business Conference

 

October 18-20, 2012

Consumer Behaviour Erasmus Network         Nicosia, CYPRUS                     
Annual Conference at the University of Nicosia

 

June 11, 2012 

EuroMed Academy of Business               Crete, GREECE                       
Fourth Annual EuroMed Academy of Business Conference 

October 11-12, 2011

                                 

RESEARCH PROJECTS

01/2020-Present: Multi-disciplinary Innovation for Social Change (SHIINE), COST PROGRAMME (CA 18236), CTL Eurocollege, Researcher

05/2018-07/2019: The Impact of Stress Management on Leadership Effectiveness in The Hotel Industry of Cyprus, CTL Eurocollege, Researcher/Project Coordinator

04/2017-04/2020: The Evaluation of The Impact of Research in Social Sciences and Humanities in The Society, COST PROGRAMME (CA15137), CTL Eurocollege, Researcher 

EUROPEAN PROGRAM GRANTS

ERASMUS+ PROGRAM. CTL EUROCOLLEGE Erasmus+ Coordinator, 2019-2021, €27.450,00
ERASMUS+ PROGRAM. CTL EUROCOLLEGE Erasmus+ Coordinator, 2017-2019, €12.300,00
ERASMUS+ PROGRAM. GEORGIOS AFXENTIOU RESEARCH LABORATORY Researcher, 2017, €3.000,00 

OURNAL REVIEWER

1. Academy of Management (AOM). http://aom.org/

   Academy of Management Journal 

2. Strategic Management Society (SMS). https://www.strategicmanagement.net/

   Strategic Management Journal 

3. Common Ground Publisher (CGP). http://ee.commongroundpublishing.com/

  • Journal of Technologies in Society
  • Journal of Technologies and Human Usability
  • Ubiquitous Learning: An International Journal
  • International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social and Community Studies
  • International Journal of Technologies in Learning
  • The Social Sciences Collection 

EUROPEAN PROGRAMS EVALUATOR

  1. ERASMUS+ Expert. ERASMUS+, EUROPEAN COMMISSION
  2. Business Innovation Coach. EASME, EUROPEAN COMMISSION
  3. COST Expert. COST, EUROPEAN COMMISSION
  4. Eurostars Technical Expert. EUROSTARS, EUREKA, EUROPEAN COMMISSION
  5. Professional Programs Evaluator. HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF CYPRUS 

PATENTS AND DESIGNS

European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).   https://euipo.europa.eu/ohimportal/en/    

EUIPO is the European Union Intellectual Property Office responsible for managing the EU trade mark and the registered Community design. We also work with the IP offices of the EU Member States and international partners to offer a similar registration experience for trade marks and designs across Europe and the world. 

1. COFFEE TABLE

Issued by EUIPO on Jan 10, 2006              Patent: eu 000461801-0001

PRODUCT TITLE

"The Coffee table was inspired by the falling leaves and trees in nature".

It was produced as a prototype. 

2. END TABLE

Issued by EUIPO on Jan 10, 2006              Patent: eu 000461801-0002

PRODUCT TITLE

"The End table was inspired by the falling leaves and trees in nature".

It was produced as a prototype. 

3. DECO TABLE

Issued by EUIPO on Jan 10, 2006              Patent: eu 000461801-0003

PRODUCT TITLE

"The Deco table was inspired by the falling leaves and trees in nature".

It was produced as a prototype. 

4. MEDIA STAND

Issued by EUIPO on Jan 10, 2006              Patent: eu 000461801-0004

PRODUCT TITLE

The Media stand was produced as a prototype. 

HONORS, AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS

College Council, CTL Eurocollege, Limassol, Cyprus

Research Committee, CTL Eurocollege, Limassol, Cyprus

Quality Assurance Committee, CTL Eurocollege, Limassol, Cyprus

Alpha Chi National Honor Society, Kentucky Chapter, USA 

ACADEMIC MEMBERSHIPS

  1. Academy of Management (AOM)
  2. Strategic Management Society (SMS)
  3. European Academy of Management (EURAM)
  4. Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI)
  5. Cyprus Computer Society (CCS)

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

  1. Certified Management Consultant (CMC). Cyprus Institute of Certified Management Consultants
  2. HRDA CT - Certified Trainer. Human Resource Development Authority of Cyprus
  3. ECDL CTP - Certified Training Professional. European Computer Driving License