- Senior Researcher
Tel: (+30) 2108203563
Emmanouil Sofikitis is a doctoral candidate at the Department of Management Science and Technology (DMST) in the Athens University of Business and Economics. His doctoral thesis focuses on the foreign operation modes of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises. His research interests include international business, strategy and entrepreneurship. Prior to pursuing his Phd, Sofikitis obtained a Master in Business Administration (MBA) Degree from the Athens University of Business and Economics (AUEB). He also holds a Bsc in Management Studies from the same university. Sofikitis is fluent in English and has a good command of Italian.
His research work entitled “Predictors of Career Preferences of MNC Knowledge Professionals” is published in the ABS listed journal, Personnel Review. This study was conducted in collaboration with D. Manolopoulos and P. Dimitratos. Sofikitis has also co-written and presented several research papers in refereed international business conferences, such as the European International Business Academy conference and the Academy of International Business conference. Further, he co-wrote a study for the “European Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)” regarding the European FDI flows towards LAC between 2000 and 2010 as well as book chapters that cover the fields of exporting and born global firms.
His previous work experience lies in the field of
consultancy services for established Greek firms as well as the E.U
operational program, Digital Convergence. Further, he is an instructor in
the Youth Entrepreneurship School (Y.E.S) Program that is annually held in
Consultant for “Planet S.A”
Management and strategy on-line business game development (project “Digital Service AUEB”)
Development of educational material for a university textbook in the field of “Born Global Firms” (Unit of Innovation and Entrepreneurship - Athens University of Economics and Business)
Expenditure forecast for the “E.U. Operational Program: Digital Convergence”
10/2009 – 1/2010
Development of a financial investment model for wind parks for “Themeli S.A”