Alexia Panayiotou

- Assistant Professor, Management & Organization Studies (UCY)

Nicosia, CY

Expertise:
Social entrepreneurship Making a difference Having an impact

Alexia Panayiotou has previously taught at the University of Cyprus as a visiting Lecturer and has worked at Harvard University (USA) as a teaching and research associate. Her research interests include the representation of management and organizations in popular culture; organizational paradoxes; organizational space and symbolism; gender and work; feminist analysis of organizations; and visuality and organizational narratives.

Her work has appeared, amongst others, in Organization, Management Learning, and the Journal of Management Inquiry. Her article "Paradoxes of Change" (co-authored with G. Kassinis), featured in the best paper proceedings of the Academy of Management, received the 2016 Best Paper Award in the Academy's Organizational Development and Change (ODC) division and was a finalist for the all-Academy Carolyn B. Dexter Award. Dr. Panayiotou has also served as the Cyprus expert in the European Commission’s Expert Group on Gender, Employment and Social Inclusion, an independent expert for the Mutual Learning Programme of the European Employment Strategy, and as a board member of the Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies.

She is currently an Associate Editor of the European Management Review and a member of the Editorial Board of Management Learning. Previously she served on the Editorial Boards of the British Journal of Management and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. In 2014 she gave a TedX talk titled "Beyond a Binary World" for the Limassol event "Everything you Know is Wrong", which highlights some of her research interests and findings (Beyond a binary world | TEDxLimassol).

Alexia can help with: brainstorming, fine-tuning ideas, pitching idea to funders, staying excited and focused, goal setting, team management, networking

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