Dr Theodora Aismakou
Dr Theodora Asimakou has a Ph.D in Management from Manchester Business School, Uni of Manchester, a MA in Organisational Analysis and Behaviour from Lancaster University, and a BSc (hons) in Management from University of Piraeus, Greece.
Her interests include areas such as; knowledge and innovation, discourse and communication, change management, technology and people. Her work has been presented in international conferences and published in international journals.
Dr. Theodora has research and consulting experience in academic and commercial projects for large organisations in Greece and UK; she has extensively researched issues related to innovation management, language and organisational change, organisational communication, knowledge and learning at the workplace.
- Asimakou, T. (2011) ‘ Knowledge and the Politics of Innovation: Insights from a R&D Company’ . In F.S. Nobre, et al (eds) Technological, Managerial and Organizational Core Competences: Dynamic Innovation and Sustainable Development. IGI Global: USA
- Asimakou, T. (2011) ‘ The Production of Management Knowledge: Abuses and Prevention’ . Tamara: journal for critical organizational inquiry vol.9 (1/2): 53-60
- Asimakou, T. and Oswick, C (2010) ‘ The Recontextualization of Commercialization: The Shifting Discourse of an R&D Unit’ . International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy vol. 30 (5/6):280-291
- Asimakou, T. (2009) ‘ The Knowledge Dimension of Innovation’ Journal of Knowledge Management Research and Practice vol. 7(1): 82-90
- Asimakou, T. (2009) Innovation, Knowledge and Power in Organizations, Oxon: Routledge
Refereed Conference Papers and Research Reports
- with Patiniotis, N. (2007) ‘Working conditions dimension’ paper presented at the symposium Reflection and Evaluation for teachers and trainers’ at European Conference for Educational Research (ECER) – 19-21 September, Ghent, Belgium
- with Patiniotis, N. (2007) Approval of Modules in prevocational education and training, Second Country Report, funded by Leonardo da Vinci
- with Patiniotis, N. (2007) Reflective Quality Development for CVT teachers and trainers through self-evaluation: second country report –Greece, funded by Leonardo da Vinci
- with Patiniotis, N. (2006) Approval of Modules in prevocational education and training, First Country Report, funded by Leonardo da Vinci
- with Patiniotis, N. (2006) Reflective Quality Development for CVT teachers and trainers through self-evaluation: first country report –Greece, funded by Leonardo da Vinci
- (2005) ‘The power and politics of Innovation: Innovation mechanisms at Shell Global Solutions’ paper presented at 4th Critical Management Studies Conference, 4-6 July, Cambridge, UK
- with Hanlon, G. (2005) ‘CSR as a Strategic Issue: the possibilities and limitations of CSR’, paper presented atGovernance without Government Conference, 11-13 May, Cardiff Business School
- (2003) ‘Empirical Insights into the Uses and Abuses of Critical Discourse Analysis in management research’,paper presented at 10th APROS International Colloquium, December 7-10, Oaxaca, Mexico
- with Joshi, S. (2003) ‘The political Game of Sustainability: Discourse and Practice’, paper presented at Does Discourse Matter?: Discourse, Power and Institutions in the Sustainability Transition Conference, July 11-13, Hamburg, Germany
Senior Lecturer in Organizational Theory and HRM