I am the Head of Brunel Business School and Professor of Strategy and Sustainable Competitiveness. I have co-founded and directed for twenty years the Centre for International Business and Management (CIBAM) at the University of Cambridge, where I am a Life Fellow of Queens’ College, and the University of Bath, where I was also a Professor of Sustainable Global Business. I have held visiting appointments among others at the University of California Berkeley; Copenhagen Business School; University of St Petersburg and University of Technology Sydney. I am an Editor of the Cambridge Journal of Economics, literary executor of the collected papers of Edith Penrose and at the editorial boards of journals such as Organization Science . I have researched, consulted and co-ordinated projects for governments, the European Commission, the United Nations, USAID, the Commonwealth Secretariat and business corporations such as WPP and Diageo. I have also served as President of the Hellenic Organisation of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises and have extensive MBA teaching and executive education experience.
Newest selected publications
Jones, G. and Pitelis, C. (2015) 'Entrepreneurial Imagination and a Demand and Supply-side Perspective on the MNE and Cross-border Organization'. Journal of International Management, 21 (4). pp. 309 - 321. ISSN: 1075-4253
Georgiadis, A. and Pitelis, CN. (2016) 'The Impact of Employees' and Managers' Training on the Performance of Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises: Evidence from a Randomized Natural Experiment in the UK Service Sector'. BRITISH JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, 54 (2). pp. 409 - 421. ISSN: 0007-1080 Open Access Link
Boulouta, I. and Pitelis, CN. (2014) 'Who Needs CSR? The Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility on National Competitiveness'. Journal of Business Ethics, 119 (3). pp. 349 - 364. ISSN: 0167-4544
Kudina, A. and Pitelis, C. (2014) 'De-industrialisation, comparative economic performance and FDI inflows in emerging economies'. International Business Review, 23 (5). pp. 887 - 896. ISSN: 0969-5931
Klein, PG., Mahoney, JT., Mcgahan, AM. and Pitelis, CN. (2013) 'Capabilities and Strategic Entrepreneurship in Public Organizations'. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 7 (1). pp. 70 - 91. ISSN: 1932-4391