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Joanna Konstantinou Affiliated Faculty

Digital Transformation & Leadership
Associate Lecturer II , Management Information Systems, International Tourism and Hospitality, Deree - The American College of Greece  


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Harvard Business School
Executive Education, Disruptive Strategy

Sheffield University
PhD (in progress), Leadership

Cranfield University, Cranfield School of Management
MSc, Total Quality Management
2002 – 2004

The American College of Greece
MSc, Leadership
2011 – 2013

The American College of Greece
BSc, Computer and Information Sciences and Marketing Management

Research Area: Digital Transformation & Leadership

RTIN’s Digital Transformation and Leadership covers research activities related to: Leadership Theories, Innovation theories and practices, digital disruption, digital transformation, digital literacy, digital fluency, information communication technologies and business processes, technology-based entrepreneurship, digital transformation and intrapreneurship, organizational culture, change management, human resource practices and digital engagement, digital divide and inclusion.



Joanna is a faculty member of Deree – The American College of Greece since 2000 with the current status of Associate Lecturer II, and a module leader of Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Management Information Systems and Hospitality Information Systems, Information Communication Technologies in Tourism, and Entrepreneurship and Strategy of Tourism in the International Tourism and Hospitality Management program, with a focus on Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovation. She is the advisor of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Club and Judge of the MIT Forum. She has served as a Leading Steering Committee Member at European Commission on Digital Tourism – DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SM.  Advisory member of the REBRAIN Project of the Ministry of Labour.

Joanna is also a Consultant and a Digital Leadership Coach who has contributed to multinational management teams’ Leadership Development, specializes in Change management, Performance coaching, Communication and Team transformation. Innovative, strategic and visionary business consultant with experience in versatile business environments.


Journal Papers (Appeared / accepted)

[1] Konstantinou Joanna, ‘Success Factors and Challenges of Startup Businesses in a Crisis Context, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology International Journal of Economics and Management Engineering, New York, Vol:11, No:6, 2017
[2] Konstantinou, J. (2016). ‘Digitization of European SMEs in Tourism and Hospitality: The Case of Greek Hoteliers.’ World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Open Science Index 113, International Journal of Social and Business Sciences, 10(5), 1558 – 1562.

Conference papers (Appeared/accepted)

[1] Konstantinou, Joanna. ‘Leadership in a Crisis Context,’ European Conference on Management, Leadership & Governance; Oxford (Nov 2019). DOI:10.34190/MLG.19.123
[2] Konstantinou, J. (2018). ‘Factors that Promote a Sustainable New Business Venture.’ International Conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development (ICEIRD 2018), (pp.123-128). Doha-Qatar,  ISBN: 978-960-9416-21-4
[3] Konstantinou, Joanna. ‘Human Resource Practices Implemented By Entrepreneurs And Owners Of Greek SMEs in a Crisis Context,’ (EGOS 2015), Athens.