Zyglidopoulos Stelios

Zyglidopoulos Stelios
  • Cambridge Judge Business School
    University of Cambridge

telephone: 44 (0) 1223-760589
email: szyglidopoulos@yahoo.com

Research interests

Drivers of Corporate Social Responsibility; Corporate Corruption and Organizational Learning; Corporate Reputation; Agenda-Setting Theory; Stakeholder Theory; Managerial implications of Ancient Philosophy

Academic Experience

Director of Management Studies and Fellow, Homerton College, University of Cambridge, 2008 – present (on leave 2011/12)

University Lecturer, Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, 2004 - present

Visiting Professor, Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB); Athens Laboratory of Business Administration (ALBA); IE University, Madrid

Assistant Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology (R.I.T.), Rochester, NY, USA, 2000 – 2004

Assistant Professor, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 1998-2000

Part-time Lecturer, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1992-1998

Part-time Lecturer, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1992-1993



[3] Zyglidopoulos, C. S., Symeou, P., Baltimaroudis, P. and Kampanellou, E. 2011, “Cultural Agenda Setting: Media Attributes and Public Attention of Greek Museums,” Communication Research, DOI: 10.1177/0093650210395747

[2] Goutzamani, E., Zyglidopoulos, C. S. and Bantimaroudis, P., 2010, “Corporate Reputation and the News Media in Greece,” in Carroll, C. E., (Ed.), Corporate Reputation and the News Media: Agenda-Setting Within Business News Coverage in Developed, Emerging, and Frontier Markets, Routledge: New York, pp. 96-104.

[1] Bantimaroudis, P., Zyglidopoulos, C. S., and Symeou, C. P., 2010 “Greek Museum Media Visibility and Museum Visitation: An Exploration of Cultural Agenda Setting,” Journal of Communication, Vol. 60 (4), pp. 743-757.


[29] Illia, L., Zyglidopoulos, C. S., Romenti, S., Rodríguez-Cánovas B., and del Valle Brena, G. A. “Communicating CSR to a Cynical Public,” MIT Sloan Management Review, forthcoming

[28] Zyglidopoulos, C. S., Georgiadis, A. P., Carroll, C. E., and Siegel, D. A. 2012. “Does media attention drive corporate social responsibility?”, Journal of Business Research, 65 pp. 1622-1627, DOI:10.1016/j.jbusres.2011.10.021

[27] Zyglidopoulos, C. S., 2011, “Brent Spar,” In Klaus Bosselmann, Daniel Fogel, and J. B. Ruhl (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Sustainability, Vol. 3: The Law and Politics of Sustainability, Great Barrington , MA : Berkshire Publishing.

[26] Zyglidopoulos, C. S., and Fleming, P. 2011. “Corporate Accountability and the Politics of Visibility in ‘Late Modernity’,” Organization, 18(5) pp. 691-706.

[25] Zyglidopoulos, C. S., and Fleming, P., 2009, “The Escalation of Corruption,” in the Research Companion To Corruption In Organizations, Ronald J. Burke and Cary L. Cooper (Editors), Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Surrey, UK.

[24] Fleming, P., and Zyglidopoulos, C.S., 2009, Charting Corporate Corruption: Agency, Structure and Escalation, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Surrey, UK.

[23] Zyglidopoulos, C. S., and Schreven, S.W.J.C., 2009, “Strategic Foresight and the Role of Organizational Memory within a Punctuated Equilibrium Framework,” in The Handbook of Research on Strategy and Foresight, Laura A. Costanzo, and R. Bradley MacKay (Editors), Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Surrey, UK.

[22] Zyglidopoulos C. S., Fleming, P., and Rothenberg, S., 2009, “Rationalization, Overcompensation and the Escalation of Corruption in Organizations,” Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 84, 1: 65-73

[21] Zyglidopoulos, C. S. (2008) “The Increasing Importance of Foreign Stakeholders in the Future of Corporate Social Responsibility,” CSE Think Tank, http://www.cse-thinktank.org/index.php?option=com_content&task= view&id=170&Itemid=37

[20] Heugens, P. P. M. A. R., and Zyglidopoulos, C. S. 2008, “From Social Ties to Embedded Competencies: The Case of Business Groups,” Journal of Management and Governance, 12, 4: 325-341

[19] Zyglidopoulos, C.S., and Fleming, P. 2008. “Ethical Distance in Corrupt Firms: How Do Innocent Bystanders Become Guilty Perpetrators?” Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 78, 1-2: 265-274.

[18] Fleming, P. and Zyglidopoulos, C. S. 2008, “The Escalation of Deception in Organizations,” Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 81, 4: 837-850

[17] Rothenberg, S. and Zyglidopoulos, C. S., 2007, “Determinants of Environmental Innovation Adoption in the Printing Industry: The importance of task environment,” Business, Strategy and the Environment, Vol. 16, 1: 39-49.

[16] Zyglidopoulos, C. S., and Reid, M.D. 2006. “Managing Corporate Reputation within the Chinese Context: Future Research Directions,” Guest Editorial, Corporate Reputation Review, Vol. 9, 3 155-161

[15] Zyglidopoulos, C. S., Demartino, R., and Reid, M.D., 2006. “Cluster Reputation as a facilitator in the Internationalization of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises,” Corporate Reputation Review, Vol. 9, 1, 79-87

[14] Demartino, R., Reid, M.D., and Zyglidopoulos, C.S., 2006. “Balancing Localization and Globalization: Exploring the Impact of Firm Internationalization on a Regional Cluster,” Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, 18,1: 1-24.

[13] Zyglidopoulos, C. S., 2005. “The Impact of Downsizing on Corporate Reputation,” British Journal of Management, 16: 253-259

[12] Reid, M.D., Demartino, D., and Zyglidopoulos, C. S., 2005. “The Internationalization Journey of a High-Tech Cluster,” Thunderbird International Business Review, 47(5): 529-554.

[10] Zyglidopoulos, C. S., 2004. “The Impact of Downsizing on the Corporate Reputation for Social Performance,” Journal of Public Affairs, 4(1): 11-25.

[9] Reid, D. M. and Zyglidopoulos, C. S., 2004. “Causes and Consequences of the Lack of Strategic Foresight in the Decisions of Multinational Enterprises to Enter China,” Futures, 36 (2): 237-252.

[8] Zyglidopoulos, C. S., 2003. “The issue life cycle: Implications for Reputation for Social Performance and Organizational Legitimacy,” Corporate Reputation Review, Vol. 6, 1: 70-81

[7] Zyglidopoulos, C. S., 2003. Book review for “Learning by Design,” by A. B. (Rami) Shani and P. Docherty, Organization Studies, Vol. 24(9): 1566-1569.

[6] Zyglidopoulos, C. S., 2002. “The Social and Environmental Responsibilities of Multinationals: Evidence from the Brent Spar Case,” Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 36 (1-2): 141-151.

[5] Zyglidopoulos, C. S., 2001. “The Impact of Accidents on Firms’ Reputation for Social Performance”, Business and Society, Vol. 40 (4): 416-441.

[4] Zyglidopoulos, S., 1999. “Initial Environmental Conditions and Technological Change”, Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 36 (2): 241-262.

[3] Zyglidopoulos, S. and Phillips, N., 1999. “Responding to Reputational Crises: A Stakeholder Perspective”, Corporate Reputation Review, Vol. 2(4): 333-350.

[2] Phillips, N., and Zyglidopoulos, S., 1999. “Learning from Foundation: Asimov’s Psychohistory and the Limits of Organization Theory”, Organization, Vol. 6(4): 591-608.

[1] Näsi, J., Näsi, S., Phillips, N., and Zyglidopoulos, S., 1997. “The Evolution of Corporate Social Responsiveness: An Exploratory Study of Finnish and Canadian Forestry Companies,” Business and Society, Vol. 36 (3): 296-321.


[2] Zyglidopoulos S., 2012, “This Blood-letting may kill Greece rather than save its life,” Financial Times, February 23, 2012, p. 8.

[1] Fleming, P. and Zyglidopoulos S., 2006, “Globalised nature of business corruption needs to be taken into account,” Financial Times, October 16, 2006, p. 18.

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