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Dr Petros Chamakiotis (BSc, MSc, PhD, FHEA) is an Associate Professor of Management and the incoming Scientific Director of the MSc in Digital Project Management & Consulting at ESCP Business School in Madrid, Spain; the Chair of the IFIP WG 9.5 'Our Digital Lives'; and a Visiting Senior Lecturer at the University of Sussex Business School where he is affiliated with the Digit Research Centre (an £8m, Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC-)funded research centre co-hosted by the Universities of Sussex and Leeds). 

Petros was earlier in the UK where he earned his PhD from the University of Bath with the support of a scholarship from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), and subsequently held a postdoctoral position at Royal Holloway, University of London (2013-2015). He was then appointed Lecturer (equivalent to Assistant Professor) at the University of Sussex (2015-2019). He obtained Fellowship status of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) in 2016 and tenure in 2017. Petros has also held visiting teaching positions at Birkbeck, University of London (2015) and the University of Valencia (2016-2018).

His specific research and teaching interests include:

  • New ways of (digital) working (e.g. virtual teams, online communities);
  • The role of technology in emergencies (refugee crises, pandemics);
  • The management of ubiquitous connectivity; and
  • Digital health and the social value of digital health platforms.

Supported by prestigious funders (e.g. The British Academy, EPSRC, ESRC), his research has been published in numerous outlets: (a) academic journals in the fields of information systems and management (e.g. Information Systems Journal; Organizational Research Methods; New Technology, Work and Employment; International Journal of Information Management); (b) practitioner outlets (e.g. LSE Business Review); (c) international conference proceedings (e.g. ICIS; ECIS; AMCIS); and (d) edited collections (e.g. Oxford University Press; Palgrave Macmillan). In his most recent practitioner article, entitled "how to 'go virtual' as efficiently and painlessly as possible", published in the LSE Business Review, he translates some of his own research findings into actionable items for practitioners who are 'forced' to transition into virtual working due to the COVID-19 pandemic. His research has also been attracting media attention—with a #YBOTBPodcast interview on "technological developments in the workplace" as part of the Talking About Organizations podcast series and some forthcoming interviews—being some of his latest media contributions.

Petros organizes tracks at international conferences, he reviews for Information Systems Journal and Information Technology & People (among several other journals and conferences), and he maintains strong links with the practitioner community, e.g. through workshops, speeches/panels at practitioner events and other forms of (often online) research dissemination activities (such as this creative brochure summarizing his work (w/ colleagues) with MedicineAfrica; a digital platform offering medical education online in post-conflict states).

Petros holds Greek (EU) and British citizenship, speaks English, Greek and Spanish fluently (C2), and has an intermediate knowledge of German (B1).

 

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18 publications

Journal Article

2020

CHAMAKIOTIS, P., A.BOUKIS, N.PANTELI, T.PAPADOPOULOS

The role of temporal coordination for the fuzzy front-end of innovation in virtual teams

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, 50, 182-190

Chapter

2020

ABUBOTAIN, F., P.CHAMAKIOTIS

FinTech in the Saudi context: Implications for the industry and skills development

In: Advanced MIS and Digital Transformation for Increased Creativity and Innovation in Business, Gülay Ekren, Alptekin Erkollar and Birgit Oberer (Eds.) IGI Global, 188-208

ESCP Impact Papers

2020

CAÑIBANO, A., P.CHAMAKIOTIS, E.RUSSELL

Virtual teamwork and employee well-being: The Covid-19 effects

ESCP Impact Papers, 2020-25-EN

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ESCP Impact Papers

2020

CHAMAKIOTIS, P

Best practices for effective and sustainable virtual working

ESCP Impact Papers, 2020-26-EN

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Journal Article

2020

CHAMAKIOTIS, P., D.PETRAKAKI, N.PANTELI

Social Value Creation through Digital Activism in an Online Health Community

INFORMATION SYSTEMS JOURNAL

Chapter

2019

SELF, L., P.CHAMAKIOTIS

Understanding cloud computing in a higher education context

In: Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Network Architecture, Mobile Computing, and Data Analytics, M. Khosrow-Pour (Eds.) IGI Global, 261-273

Journal Article

2018

WHITING, R., G.SYMON, H.ROBY, P.CHAMAKIOTIS

Who’s behind the Lens? A reflexive analysis of roles in participatory video research

ORGANIZATIONAL RESEARCH METHODS, 21(2), 316-340

Chapter

2018

WHITING, R., H.ROBY, G.SYMON, P.CHAMAKIOTIS

Participant-led video diaries

In: Unconventional Methodology in Organization and Management Research, A. Bryman and D.A. Buchanan (Eds.) Oxford University Press, 190-210

Chapter

2018

SÁNCHEZ, J., A.ZORNOZA, V.ORENGO, V.PEÑARROJA, P.CHAMAKIOTIS

Team feedback intervention and team learning in virtual teams: A moderated mediation model of team cohesion and personality

In: IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, D. Kreps, C. Ess, L. Leenen and K. Kimppa (Eds.) Springer, 136-148

Chapter

2018

SELF, L., P.CHAMAKIOTIS

Understanding cloud computing in a higher education context

In: Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology (4th Edition), M. Khosrow-Pour (Eds.) IGI Global, 1153-1163