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Dr Georgios Afxentiou

Head of Research
Assistant Professor 

Contact details

25736501
25736629
afxentioug@ctleuro.ac.cy

 Brief description
Georgios Afxentiou, DBA, is the head of research and development, an assistant professor in business and a member of the quality assurance council at CTL Eurocollege in 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 specialization in web design from Brescia University, in Owensboro, Kentucky; a master of business administration degree with specialization 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, marketing, operations and web design courses. He is a researcher in business administration with focus on the organizational design of businesses and publishes articles and papers in academic and professional journals. He is a member of the European research network in social sciences and the humanities “ENRESSH” of the European programme COST (CA15137).

 Research interests: organizational design, innovation strategy, entrepreneurship. 

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, ABSTRACTS AND ARTICLES 

ACADEMIC JOURNALS

Published papers

1. Afxentiou G. 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.                    

 Conference proceedings of abstracts and papers

1. Title: The Relation of Stress Management and Leadership Effectiveness in the Hotel Industry of Cyprus.
    Journal: EuroMed Academy of Business, September 2019
    Conference: Twelfth Annual EuroMed Conference, Thessaloniki, Greece, EUROPE
    Accepted for Presentation and Publication at the Twelfth Annual ISI Conference Proceedings
    of the EuroMed Academy of Business 2019
    ISBN: 2547-8516 

2. Title: The Role of Stress Management in Managerial Decision Making: Cyprus Hotel
    Journal: EKA University of Applied Sciences Journal, April 2019
    Conference: Emerging Trends in Economics, Culture and Humanities, Riga, LATVIA
    Accepted for Presentation and Publication at the Conference Proceedings of the
    International Scientific  Conference (etECH2019)
    ISBN: 978-9984-24-222-4 

3. Title: The Impact of Stress Management on Leadership Effectiveness in the Hotel Industry of Cyprus.
    Journal: The Market: International Journal of Business, April 2019
    Conference: Second Annual Conference of the Cyprus Centre for Business Research,
    Limassol, CYPRUS
    Accepted for Presentation and Publication at the Second Annual Conference Proceedings of the
    International CIM Conference 2019

4. Title: Web Software for Business and Communication in Disadvantaged Communities of Cyprus.
    Journal: The International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, January 2013
    Conference: Ninth Annual International Conference on Technology, knowledge and Society,Vancouver,
    CANADA         
    Accepted for Presentation and Publication at the Ninth Annual ISI Conference Proceedings of the
    International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society 2013
    ISBN: 1832-3669

 5. Title: ACTION AND CASE RESEARCH: The Effect of Structural Design on Export Strategy in the
      Wine Industry.      
   
     Journal: EuroMed Academy of Business, October 2012
     Conference: Fifth Annual EuroMed Conference, Glion-Montreux, Switzerland, EUROPE
     Accepted for Presentation and Publication at the Fifth Annual ISI Conference Proceedings of the
     EuroMed Academy of Business 2012
     ISBN: 978-9963-711-07-9 

6. Title: METHODOLOGY AND METHODS: The Effect of Structural Design on Export Strategy in the
     Wine Industry.
        
    Journal: Consumer Behaviour Erasmus Network, June 2012
    Conference: Annual Conference, Nicosia, Cyprus, EUROPE
    Accepted for Presentation and Publication at the Annual ISI Conference Proceedings of the COBEREN
    Conference 2012
    ISBN: 978-9963-7494-0-9 

7. Title: The Realization of the Impact of Structural Design on Exports.
    Journal: EuroMed Academy of Business, October 2011
    Conference: Fourth Annual EuroMed Conference, Crete, Greece, EUROPE
    Accepted 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

1. Cyprus Press and Information Office. https://www.pio.gov.cy/en/
    The Creativity of Executive Management Supports the Development of Entrepreneurship July 2017. 

2. Cyprus Employers and Industrialists Federation. http://www.oeb.org.cy/en/
    The Creativity of Executive Management Supports the Development of Entrepreneurship March 2014. 

3. EuroMed Journal Newsletter. ISBN: 1986:2253. https://www.unic.ac.cy/
    Professional Training in the Hotel Industry of Cyprus. EuroMed Press, Nicosia, Cyprus.
    April 2012.

 CONFERENCES

1. Ekonomikas un kulturas augstskola (EKA) Riga, LATVIA April 2019
      International Scientific Conference (etECH2019), Emerging Trends in Economics, Culture and Humanities.

 2. Cyprus Institute of Marketing (CIM) Limassol, CYPRUS April 2019
     Second Annual Conference of the Cyprus Centre for Business Research, Re-Inventing

 3. ENRESSH. COST ACTION 15137 Podgorica, MONTENEGRO March 2019
     European Network for Research Evaluation in the Social Sciences and the Humanities. 

4.  Academy of Management (AOM) Tel Aviv, ISRAEL December 2018
     From Start-up to Scale-up Strategies: Coping in a Volatile Business Environment. 

5. ENRESSH. COST ACTION 15137 Ljubljana, SLOVENIA July 2018
    European Network for Research Evaluation in the Social Sciences and the Humanities. 

6. ENRESSH. COST ACTION 15137 Lisbon, PORTUGAL March 2018
    European Network for Research Evaluation in the Social Sciences and the Humanities. 

7. ENRESSH. COST ACTION 15137 Zagreb, CROATIA February 2018
    Training School and Thinking Tank
    European Network for Research Evaluation in the Social Sciences and the Humanities. 

8. ENRESSH. COST ACTION 15137 Sofia, BULGARIA March 2017
    European Network for Research Evaluation in the Social Sciences and the Humanities. 

9. The International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society Vancouver, CANADA
     Ninth Annual International Conference on Technology, knowledge and Society. January 2013 

10. EuroMed Academy of Business Glion-Montreux, SWITZERLAND October 2012
       Fifth Annual EuroMed Academy of Business Conference. 

11. Consumer Behaviour Erasmus Network Nicosia, CYPRUS June 2012
       Annual Conference at the University of Nicosia. 

12. EuroMed Academy of Business Crete, GREECE October 2011
      Fourth Annual EuroMed Academy of Business Conference.

 RESEARCH PROJECTS

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

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

 EUROPEAN PROGRAMME 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

 JOURNAL REVIEWER

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

2. Academy of Management (AOM). http://aom.org/
    Academy of 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 PROGRAMMES 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"
     It was produced as a prototype. 

HONORS, AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS
College Council, CTL Eurocollege, Limassol, Cyprus
Quality Assurance Council, CTL Eurocollege, Limassol, Cyprus
Alpha Chi National Honor Society, Kentucky Chapter, USA 

PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMIC MEMBERSHIPS

  1. Strategic Management Society (SMS)
  2. Academy of Management (AOM)
  3. Certified Management Consultant (CMC). Cyprus Institute of Certified Management Consultants
  4. HRDA CT - Certified Trainer. Human Resource Development Authority of Cyprus
  5. ECDL CTP - Certified Training Professional. European Computer Driving License
  6. Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI)
  7. Cyprus Computer Society (CCS)