I am Professor of Strategy and Sustainable Competitiveness and University Ambassador (Business Research and Engagement) at Brunel University London. I was previously Head of Brunel Business School. 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 and literary executor of the collected papers of Edith Penrose. I have published in journals such as Academy of Management Review, Organisation Sccience, Journal of International Business Studies and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, and have served at numerous editorial boards of journals such as Organization Science, and Organisation Studies. 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
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
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
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