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Dr Marios Samdanis
Senior Lecturer in Strategy Entrepreneurship and International Management

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Dr Marios Samdanis is a Senior Lecturer in Strategy, Entrepreneurship and International Management. Prior to joining Brunel, he was a Lecturer in Digital Creativity and New Media Management at Birkbeck College, University of London, and a Lecturer in Art Business at Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London. He has a PhD in Management from Kent Business School, University of Kent, and a Master degree in Innovation Management and Technology Policy from Birkbeck College. His research has been published in journals such as International Journal of Management Reviews, Journal of Business ResearchEuropean Management Review, Information and Organization and International Journal of Human-Computer Studies. He is active reviewer for a wide range of journals in the areas of innovation and entrepreneurship.


Brunel University London, Brunel Educational Excellence Centre

Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PgCAP), Brunel Educational Excellence Centre


Deputy Director of the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Sustainability (CES), College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences

Newest selected publications

Samdanis, M. and Lee, SH. (2021) 'The Emergence of Creative Leaders Within Social Networks: The Case of Andy Warhol in the Art World of New York'. Frontiers in Psychology, 12. pp. 1 - 16. ISSN: 1664-1078 Open Access Link

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Samdanis, M. and Ozbilgin, M. (2019) 'The Duality of an Atypical Leader in Diversity Management: The Legitimisation and Delegitimisation of Diversity Beliefs in Organizations'. International Journal of Management Reviews, 22 (2). pp. 101 - 119. ISSN: 1460-8545 Open Access Link

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Samdanis, M. and Lee, SH. (2019) 'Uncertainty, strategic sensemaking and organisational failure in the art market: What went wrong with LVMH's investment in Phillips auctioneers?'. Journal of Business Research, 98. pp. 475 - 488. ISSN: 0148-2963 Open Access Link

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Kapetaniou, C., Samdanis, M. and Lee, SH. (2018) 'Innovation policies of Cyprus during the global economic crisis: Aligning financial institutions with National Innovation System'. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 133 (August). pp. 29 - 40. ISSN: 0040-1625 Open Access Link

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Samdanis, M. and Lee, SH. (2017) 'Access Inequalities in the Artistic Labour Market in the UK: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Precariousness, Entrepreneurialism and Voluntarism'. European Management Review, 16 (4). pp. 887 - 907. ISSN: 1740-4754 Open Access Link

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