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  Name:  Nikolaos Georgopoulos
Title:  Professor
Office:  438 (Main Building)
Phone:  +30 210 414 2258
E-mail:  ngeorgop(-at-)unipi(-dot-)gr

Short CV

Dr. Nikolaos B. Georgopoulos is the Head of Tourism Studies Department of the University of Piraeus and Deputy Director of Master in Business Administration Programme. He is Professor in Strategic Management and Information Systems at the Department of Business Administration, and Scientific Director of the Careers Office of the University. He has served as the Rector of the University of Piraeus, Vice-Rector of Financial Planning & Development and Head of Business Administration Department.

Prof. Georgopoulos holds the bachelor degree with excellent from the Graduate School of Industrial Studies of Thessaloniki, Greece; the Master in Business Administration (MBA) degree from Birmingham University, UK; and the Master of Science (MSc) in Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems from the London School of Economics (LSE), University of London, UK. He received his Doctorate in Strategic Information Systems from the Department of Business Administration of the University of Macedonia, Greece.

He teaches several courses (Business Policy and Strategy, Management Information Systems, Electronic Commerce, Planning & Design of Electronic Commerce, e-Tourism and m-Tourism in an International Environment) in the undergraduate and postgraduate programs of the University of Piraeus. He has supervised over 200 postgraduate dissertations Furthermore he has supervised five Ph.D. students who have successfully completed their respective Ph.Ds. and he is currently supervising two Ph.D. students. He has published a number of scientific papers in international journals, books and conferences. A number of these papers have been cited by many researchers. His research interest focuses on strategic management, knowledge management, management information systems, as well as on e-business and m-business.

Teaching

  1. Business Policy and Strategy (7th semester)
  2. Electronic Commerce (with Assistant Professor E. Kopanaki) (Elective)
  3. Planning and Design of Electronic Commerce (with Assistant Professor E. Kopanaki) (Elective)

Publications

  • E. Kopanaki, P. Karvela, N. Georgopoulos ‘From Traditional Interorganisational Systems to Cloud-based Solutions: The Impact on Supply Chain Flexibility’, Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce, Vol.28, Issue 4, 2018.
  • S. Varelas, N. Georgopoulos, ‘Porter's Competitive Forces in the Modern Globalized Hospitality Sector ‐ The case of a Greek Tourism Destination’, Journal of Tourism Research, Review of Tourism Science, Vol. 18, pp. 121-131. 2017.
  • S. Varelas, N. Georgopoulos, ‘Competition as a Critical Factor of the Strategic Planning of Hotel Businesses’, Journal of Tourism Research and Hospitality, Vol. 6, No.3, 2017.
  • S. Varelas, N. Georgopoulos, ‘Strategy Research and Education in the Critical Sector of Tourism - Comparative Assessment at International and Greek Level’, Journal of Hotel Business Management, Vol. 6, No. 1, 2017.
  • D. Kossyva, N. Georgopoulos, ‘Co-opetition: Value Network for Competitive Advantage’, Special Issue of the University of Piraeus in Honour of Emeritus Professor G. Economou, 2017 (in Greek).
  • S. Varelas, N. Georgopoulos, ‘International Research Approach of Strategic Management’, Special Issue of the University of Piraeus in Honour of Emeritus Professor G. Economou, 2017 (in Greek).
  • N. Georgopoulos, ‘Strategic Planning & Control: Ability to Create and Sustain Competitive Advantage’, Special Issue of the University of Piraeus in Honour of Emeritus Professor G. Economou, 2017 (in Greek)
  • S. Varelas, N. Georgopoulos, ‘Measurement of Strategic Management Effectiveness in Tourism Enterprises’, International Conference on “Business Economic, Social Science & Humanities” (BESSH), Tokyo, Japan, 2016.
  • P. Karvela, E. Kopanaki, N. Georgopoulos, N. "Supply Chain Agility through Cloud Computing Technologies", Proceedings of the Annual International Conference on Business, Marketing & Management, Oxford, UK, 16-18 November, 2015.
  • S. Varelas, N. Georgopoulos, ‘Strategic Approach to Tourism Research and Education: The case of Greece’, 4th Global Business and Finance Research Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 25 – 27 May, 2015.
  • P. Karvela, E. Kopanaki, N. Georgopoulos, ‘The Impact of Internet-Based Collaboration Platforms on Supply Chain Flexibility’, International Conference Sustainable Development in Business and Supply Chain, ICSBS2014, London, UK, 27 to 29 November, 2014.
  • E. Kopanaki, P. Karvela, N. Georgopoulos, ‘Analyzing the Impact of IT on Business Agility and Sustainability of Competitive Advantage’, Proceeding of the 26th Conference of the Association for Global Business, Orlando, Florida, USA, November 13-15, 2014.
  • D. Kossyva, K. Sarri, N. Georgopoulos, ‘Co-opetition: A Business Strategy for SMES in Times of Economic Crisis’, South-Eastern Europe Journal of Economics Volume 12, No.1, 89-106, 2014.
  • I. Katsanakis, N. Georgopoulos, M. Sfakianakis ‘Using Process Assessment Models in the Evaluation of Information Systems’, Presented at the 10th National and International HSSS Conference "Systemic Entrepreneurship-Innovations, Business, Growth", Athens, 29-31 May 2014.
  • D. Kossyva, K. Sarri, N. Georgopoulos, ‘Co-opetition in light of Systemic Entrepreneurship’, Presented at the 10th National and International HSSS Conference "Systemic Entrepreneurship-Innovations, Business, Growth", Athens, 29-31 May 2014.
  • D. Kossyva, K. Galanis, K. Sarri, N. Georgopoulos, ‘Adopting an Information Security Management System in a Co-opetition Strategy Content’, Presented at the 8th National & International HSSS Conference "Systems Approach to Strategic Management", Thessaloniki, 5-7 July 2012.
  • I. Katsanakis, S. Varelas, K. Chimos, N. Georgopoulos, ‘New Public Management: The Role of HR and ICTs. The Case of Greece’, Presented at the 8th National & International HSSS Conference "Systems Approach to Strategic Management", Thessaloniki, 5-7 July 2012.
  • D. Kossyva, K. Sarri, N. Georgopoulos, ‘Female Business Venturing in Tourism: Exploiting Advances through Value Creation Networks’, Proceedings of the 2nd Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing and Management Conference, Corfu, 31 May – 3 June 2012.
  • S. Varelas, N. Georgopoulos, ‘Strategic Destination Management and Branding-The Case of Greece’, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Destination Management and Branding in the Mediterranean Region "Sustainable Tourism in Times of Crisis" Antalya, Turkey, April 2012.
  • D. Kossyva, N. Georgopoulos, ‘Co-opetition Strategy: Fostering Innovation for Competitiveness and Growth’, Proceedings of the International Conference “Rethinking Business and Business Education in the Age of Crisis” Chios, 20-22 October 2011.
  • S. Varelas, N. Georgopoulos, I. Katsanakis, ‘Greek Tourism Under Crisis-Strategies, and the Way Out’, Proceedings of the International Conference “Rethinking Business and Business Education in the Age of Crisis” Chios, 20-22 October 2011.
  • D. Kossyva, I. Katsanakis, N. Georgopoulos, M. Sfakianakis, ‘Value Creation and Value Appropriation through C-Business’, Presented at the 7th National & International HSSS Conference "Professional Systemics in Action", Athens, 4-7 May 2011.
  • S. Varelas, N. Georgopoulos, ‘Strategic Planning for Superior Hotel Performance’, Presented at the 7th National & International HSSS Conference "Professional Systemics in Action", Athens, 4-7 May 2011.
  • C. Agapitou, S. Tampouri, P. Bouchoris, N. Georgopoulos, A. Kakouris, ‘Exploring Underlying Beliefs on Youth Entrepreneurship of Higher Education Graduates in Greece’, Proceedings of ECIE 2010, The 5th European Conference on Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Athens, 16-17 September 2010.
  • P. Bouchoris, C. Agapitou, N. Georgopoulos, ‘Measurement of the Financial Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility Programs: The Case of Greek Firms’, Presented at the 3rd International Conference on Accounting and Finance, Skiathos, 25-28 August 2010.
  • P. Bouchoris, C. Agapitou, N. Georgopoulos, ‘Challenges and Opportunities of Digital Strategy: The case of Marketing Strategy’, Presented at the 6th National & International HSSS Conference "Systemic Approaches in Social Structures", Mytilene, 23-26 June 2010.
  • S. Varelas, N. Georgopoulos, ‘The Strategic Use of Travel 2.0 and its Importance for the Tourism Sector’ Presented at the 6th National & International HSSS Conference "Systemic Approaches in Social Structures", Mytilene, 23-26 June 2010.
  • Α-Μ. Pantazi, N. Georgopoulos, ‘Aligning Information Systems (IS) Strategy to the Management of Business Processes’, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference Management of Τechnological Changes, Alexandroupolis, 25-26 August 2007.
  • P. Soukakos, N. Georgopoulos, V. Pekka-Economou, ‘Two Interrelated Frameworks Proposed for Mapping and Performance Measurement of Customer Relationship Management Strategies’, International Journal of  Knowledge and Learning, Vol. 3, Issue 2/3, 2007.
  • N. Georgopoulos, ‘Knowledge Management as an Integral Part of Strategic Management in E-Business Era’, International Journal of Knowledge and Learning, Vol. 1, No.4, 2005.
  • G.D. Karagiannopoulos, N. Georgopoulos, K. Nikolopoulos, ‘Fathoming Porter’s Five Forces Model in the Internet Era’, Info, Vol.7, No.6, 2005.
  • M. Pantazi, N. Georgopoulos, ‘Aligning CRM to Business Process Competence’, Proceedings of the International Conference: "Managing Global Trends and Challenges in a Turbulent Economy", Chios 2005.
  • P. Bouchoris, N. Georgopoulos, M. Sfakianakis, ‘Evaluation of the Competitive Strategy of Greek B2B E-Commerce Firms’, Proceedings of the International Conference: "Managing Global Trends and Challenges in a Turbulent Economy", Chios 2005.
  • Ι. Diakoulakis, N. Georgopoulos. D. Koulouriotis, D. Emiris, ‘Towards a Holistic Knowledge Management Model’, Journal of Knowledge Management, Volume 8, Issue 1, 2004.
  • I.E. Diakoulakis, D.E. koulouriotis, N.B. Georgopoulos, D.M. Emiris, ‘Darwinism and Self-Adaptation in Strategy Formulation’, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Accounting and Finance in Transition (ICAFT 2004), Kavala 2004.
  • I.E. Diakoulakis, D.E. Koulouriotis, D.M. Emiris, N.B. Georgopoulos, ‘Advances on Evolution Strategies Operators: Analysis and Experimental Validation’, Proceedings of the 6th Hellenic-European Research on Computer Mathematics and its Applications (HERCMA) Conference, 25-27 September, Athens University of Economics and Business, 2003.
  • K. Lyroudi, D. Subeniotis, N. Georgopoulos, “Foreign Direct Investment: The Case of Eastern Europe” European Research Studies, Volume V, Issue 3-4, 2002.
  • C. Nikolarakos, Ν. Georgopoulos, “Sourcing: Issues to be Considered for the Make-or-Buy Decisions” Operational Research: An International Journal, Volume 1, Number 2, 2001.
  • N. Georgopoulos, C. Nikolarakos, I. Vagelatos, “The Scorecard as a Tool for Assessing the Capabilities of ECR in Greek Firms”, Proceedings of the 5th Hellenic-European Research on Computer Mathematics and its Applications (HERCMA) Conference, 20-22 September, Athens University of Economics and Business, 2001.
  • N. Georgopoulos, A-M. Pantazi, “Business Process Re-Engineering and Electronic Commerce”, Strategijski Menadzment, Yugoslavia, No.2, pp.20-23, 2001.
  • A-M. Pantazi, N. Georgopoulos, D. Soubeniotis, “Business Plan Development for Electronic Business Process Re-engineering”, Strategijski Menadzment, Yugoslavia, No.1, pp.25-29, 2001.
  • D. Soubeniotis, N. Georgopoulos, V. Pekka, ‘The Usefulness of Commercial Bank Portfolio Behaviour Modelling: Retrospection and Prospects’, ‘SPOUDAI’, University of Piraeus, Vol.51, No 1-2, 2001.
  • N. Georgopoulos, M. Pantazi, ‘Virtual Enterprises and Electronic Commerce’, Proceedings of the International Conference ‘Preparing the Management of the 21st Century’, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece, 16-18 December 1999
  • N.B. Georgopoulos, J.T Lazaridis, Pr.G. Efthymoglou, ‘Cash Management Strategies in Greece, 2nd International Conference on Management & International Accounting Issues, Manali - India, 1998
  • D.N. Subeniotis, N.B. Georgopoulos, J.T. Lazaridis, ‘The Role of the Banking Sector in Modelling the Implication of Strategic Central Governments’ Targets’. Strategijski Menadzment, Yugoslavia, No.4, pp.28-32, 1998.
  • Nikolaos B. Georgopoulos, ‘The Effect of Strategic IS on the Performance of Greek Enterprises: Expectations and Analysis’, Strategijski Menadzment, Yugoslavia, No.3-4, pp.113-122, 1997.
  • Nikolaos B. Georgopoulos, Dimitrios N. Subeniotis, ‘Selecting a Computer System for a Small Business’, Proceedings of the 27th European Congress of Small Business, Rhodes Palace, September 1997.
  • Nikolaos B. Georgopoulos and Prodromos G. Efthymoglou, ‘Managing End-User Computing in Greece’, Proceedings of the 4th International Congress of The Economic Society of Thessaloniki, 1994.
  • Nikolaos B. Georgopoulos, John T. Lazaridis, Prodromos G. Efthymoglou, ‘Survey of European Companies Cash Management Practices: The Case of Greece’, Presented at the Eurocash94 Conference, University of Cranfield, England, 1994.
  • Nikolaos B. Georgopoulos and Prodromos G. Efthymoglou, "An Analysis of Greek Managers Opinions Concerning the Position of Information Systems in Competitive Strategies", Proceedings of the 1st European Conference on Information Systems, Henley on Thames, England, 1993.

Books

  1. N. Georgopoulos, «Strategic Management», G. Benos Publishing, 2013 (In Greek).
  2. N.Georgopoulos, E. Kopanaki, A.M Pantazi, C. Nikolaorakos, I. Vaggelatos, “E-Business: Planning & Design”, Benou Publishing, 2013 (in Greek).
  3. N. Georgopoulos, M. A. Pantazi, Ch. Nikolarakos, I. Vaggelatos, «Electronic Business: Planning & Design», G. Benos Publishing, 2010 (In Greek).
  4. G. Oikonomou, N. Georgopoulos, «Information Systems for Business Administration», G. Benos Publishing, 2004 (In Greek).
  5. G. Doukidis, A. Poulymenakou, N. Georgopoulos, Th. Motsios, «Electronic Business in Large Greek Firms: Issues & Perspectives», EASE Publishing, 2001 (In Greek).

Office Hours

The office hours for the spring semester 2018-2019 are:

  • Monday: 09:00-10:00
  • Wednesday: 09:00-11:00
  • Thursday: 10:00-12:00

Full CV

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