Voudouri Irini

Voudouri Irini

Assistant Professor

telephone: 210-8203559
email: ivoudour@aueb.gr


Irini Voudouris is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Management Science and Technology of the Athens University of Economics and Business. She teaches Entrepreneurship, Strategy, Management and Technology, while she is a member of the Laboratory of Strategy and Entrepreneurship.

She holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from National Technical University of Athens and a Master’s degree in Strategic Management from HEC/ ESSEC/ Université Paris X. She received her PhD in Strategic Management from Université Paris X.

Her research interests revolve around strategic management, technology adoption and implementation, labor flexibility, competitiveness and entrepreneurship. She has published research in various academic journals and international conference proceedings. She has also contributed in a number of national and European research programs. Parallel to her research activities she has contributed as management consultant and advisor in private and public sector organizations.

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Voudouris I., Lioukas S., Iatreli M. and Caloghirou Y., 2012, “Effectiveness of technology investment: Impact of internal technological capability, networking and strategic technology importance”, Technovation, 32(6), pp. 400 - 414.

Dimitratos P., Voudouris I., Plakoyiannaki E. and Nakos G., 2012, “International Entrepreneurial Culture: Toward a comprehensive opportunity-based operationalization of international entrepreneurship”, International Business Review, 21(4), pp. 708 – 721.


Deligianni I. and Voudouris I., 2011, “New venture strategies and performance in a catching-up economy: Identifying a strategic typology and trajectory through case studies”, Management Research Review, 34(7) Outstanding Paper Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2012.

Voudouris I., Dimitratos P. and Salavou H., 2011, “Entrepreneurial learning in the international new high technology venture”, International Small Business Journal, 29(3), pp.238-258.


Spanos Y. and Voudouris I., 2009, “Trajectories of adoption of advanced manufacturing technologies: Empirical examination of Greek manufacturing industries”, Research Policy, 38(1), pp. 144-155.


Voudouris I., 2007, “The co-evolution of functional and numerical flexibility: Do technology and networking matter?”, New Technology, Work and Employment, 22(3), pp. 224-245.


Salavou H., Dimitratos P. and Voudouris I., 2006, “Growth potential and Entrepreneurial Orientation Profiles of SMEs in Greece”, Small Business/ Piccola Impresa, 2, pp. 79-91.


Voudouris I., 2004, “The use of flexible employment arrangements: Some new evidence from Greek firms”, International Journal of Human Resource Management, 15(1), pp.131-146.


Voudouris I., 2002, “Present and future uses of advanced manufacturing technologies and their relationship with manufacturing capabilities”, Cahiers du Management Technologique, 12(2).45.


Voudouris I., Lioukas S., Makridakis S. and Spanos Y., 2000, “Greek hidden champions: Lessons from small, little-known firms in Greece”, European Management Journal, 28(6), pp. 663-674.


Voudouris I., 1998, “Atypical employment increasing the flexibility of an organization: A study of Greek manufacturing and services”, Yugoslav Journal of Operations Research, 8(2).


Voudouris I. and Tarondeau J.C., 1999, “Les facteurs déterminants du recours au travail temporaire”, Revue Française de Gestion, 123(3).

Teaching Experience

06/2009–today:  Assistant professor, Department of Management Science and Technology, Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB). Courses: Entrepreneurship, Strategy, Management Science and Technology.
2003-06/2009: Lecturer, Department of Management Science and Technology, Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB). Courses: Entrepreneurship, Strategy, Management Science and Technology.
2000-2002: Visiting Lecturer, Department of Management Science and Technology, AUEB. Courses: Management, Management Science and Technology.
2000-2003: Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Accounting and Finance, AUEB. Course: Management.
2008-today: Teaching Assistant, Open University of Greece, Management
2001-today: International MBA Program, AUEB. Courses: Entrepreneurship and Business Planning, e-Strategy, Developing Successful Business Plans, Developing and Managing a Cyberventure.
2000-2002: Executive MBA Program, AUEB. Lectures and master theses supervision.
1999-2005: Distance learning Henley MBA Program. Course: Foundations of Management.

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