ACG 150

Katerina Voutsina, PhD

DBFE Team Leader


+30 210 6009800 ext 1621


London School of Economics and Political Science
Doctorate, Management
2005 – 2009

Athens University of Economics and Business
MSc, Marketing and Communication

Athens University of Economics and Business
Diploma, Economics
1996 – 2000

Research Area: Entrepreneurship Management

The entrepreneurship management research area addresses topics related to cognitive, organizational and socio-economic aspects of nascent entrepreneurship and technological innovation. In particular, the research focuses on organizational and socio-economic implications of technological change and the study of the entrepreneurial mindset with an emphasis on the cognitive processes that explain decisions and subsequent behavior of nascent entrepreneurs.



Dr. Katerina Voutsina is an Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator of Entrepreneurship Management at Deree – The American College of Greece. She holds a PhD from the Department of Management, London School of Economics and Political Science, an MSc from the Department of Marketing, Athens University of Economics and Business and a BSc from the Department of Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business. Prior to joining Deree, she was a research fellow/lecturer in the Department of Management at the London School of Economics and a visiting lecturer at Warwick Business School. Her research interests focus on the cognitive, organizational and socio-economic aspects of technological innovation and entrepreneurship. She was involved in England’s National Programme for Information Technology by evaluating the implementation and adoption of nationwide electronic health records in secondary care in England. For several years she has been serving as a reviewer for scholarly journals and academic conferences. Her work has been published in internationally referred journals and presented at international conferences.


Journal Papers (Appeared / accepted)

[1] Kapareliotis, I., Voutsina, K. & Patsiotis, A. (2019). Internship and employability prospects: assessing student’s work readiness. Higher Education, Skills and Work-Based Learning, 9(4), 538-549.
[2] Mourmant G. & Voutsina, K. (2017). Awakening the Dormant Dream: The Concept of Entrepreneurial Shift of Understanding. Database for Advances in Information Systems, 48(3), 110-137.

Book Series (Appeared / accepted)

[1] Voutsina, K., Mourmant, G. & Niederman, F. (2014). The Range of Shocks Prompting Entrepreneurial Employee Turnover through the lenses of exploration and exploitation framework, Exploration and Exploitation in Early Stage Ventures and SMEs, Technology, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Competitive Strategy Series, Vol. 14. Emerald Group Publishing Limited. 39-66.

Conference Papers (Appeared/ accepted)
[1] Progoulaki, M, Tsioumas, V. & Voutsina, K. (2019), Turning Followers into Leaders: Commercial Shipping Versus Military Navy. The 27th Annual Conference of the International Association of Maritime Economics (IAME) 2019, June 25th-28th, Athens, Greece.
[2] Voutsina, K. (2018). A critical literature review of the disruptive power of technology in work settings: a disruption or an evolution?. 13th Organization Studies Workshop on ‘Responding to Displacement, Disruption, and Division: Organizing for Social and Institutional Change,’ May 23-26, Samos, Greece.
[3] Mourmant, G. & Voutsina, K. (2018), A typology of Actions Leading To Entrepreneurial Mind-Shifts. 51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) MISQ Special Issue Workshop, January 3 – 6, Big Island, Hawaii.
[4] Voutsina K. & Kapareliotis, I. (2017). Culture and Entrepreneurial Intention Revisited, SIETAR Europa Congress 2017: 21st Century Waves of Change: Cultural Dexterity for Turbulent Times, May 25-27, Dublin, Ireland.
[5] Voutsina K., Papagiannakis, G. & Lioukas, S. (2015). Self-employment intentions in times of crisis, The 31st European Group of Organization Studies (EGOS) Colloquium, July 2-4, Athens, Greece.

Conference Papers (accepted)
[1] Kourti, I., Voutsina, K. & Baralou, E. (2020). Between adhering to and breaking a collaborative design: Exploring partners’ coordinating practices for the support of collaborations. The 37th European Group of Organization Studies (EGOS) Colloquium. July 2nd –4th. Hamburg, Germany.