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Eleni Stavrou-costea

Department of Business and Public Administration
Cyprus University of Technology


Ph.D., The George Washington University, USA. M.B.A.(Specialization: HRM, HRIS), State University of New York at Albany, USA. B.Sc.(Specializations: Management, Marketing, Minor: Psychology), State University of New York at Albany, USA. Dr. Stavrou-Costea is Associate Professor at the University of Cyprus. She has taught at the George Washington University (USA) and was a founding member and the Director of Programs and Operations of the Center for Family Enterprise at the same University. She has been involved in various projects in the US, including developing a standardized pay and benefits structure for the financial division of organizations, researching the needs of the Academy of Management personnel division and designing a database to increase efficiency, and on a one-year consulting project with Tiffany & Co, New York, on human resource management needs. Her work has been published in various outlets, such as book chapters and conference proceedings, as well as in a number of interntional scientific journals, such as Journal of Organizational Behavior, British Journal of Management, Internationl Journal of Human Resource Management, Journal of Business Ethics, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Journal of Small Business Management and Journal of Applied Social Psychology.

Research Interest

Strategic human resource management in a comparative international context, flexible work arrangements, work-life balance and intergenerational transitions in family firms. She is a member and the Cypriot co-ordinator (in collaboration with the Cyprus Productivity Center and the Cyprus Human Resource Management Association) of "Cranet", the largest international research network on human resource management:


  • Gooderham., P., Morely, M., Parry, E. and Stavrou, E. (order alphabetic) 2015. “National and Firm-level Drivers of the Devolution of HRM Decision Making to Line Managers” Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 46, Iss. 8, pp. 715–723

  • Ierodiakonou, C. and Stavrou, E. 2015. “Part time Work, Productivity and Institutions,” Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance, Vol. 2 Iss. 2, pp. 176-200.

  • Stavrou, E. and Ierodiakonou, C. 2016. "Entitlement to Work-Life Balance Support: Employee/Manager Perceptual Discrepancies and Their Effect on Outcomes" Human Resource Management, DOI: 10.1002/hrm.21745.

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