EMLYON Business School


EMLYON Business School

Management, Law and Human Resources

Nikos has teaching expertise in Human Resources, Career Management, Cross-Cultural Management, Organizational Behaviour and Research Methods. His main research interests include antecedents of career success, workplace mentoring and networking, employability, the role of personality in the work environment, High Performance Work Systems, workplace abuse, and self-initiated expatriation.


  • PhD. Strathclyde Business School, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom
  • MPhil. Cranfield School of Management, Cranfield University, United Kingdom
  • MA in Psychology(Specialization in Organizational Psychology)., University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Ptychion (BSc Hons) in Mathematics(Specialization in Applied Mathematics & Theoretical Physics), University of Patras, Greece


2014: Best Paper Award, Career Division, Academy of Management.


  • 2013-2016: Professor of HRM & Organizational Behaviour.Head of the Research Axis‘Organization & Value Chain Management’ - Audencia Business School, France
  • 2005-2012: Professor of Organizational Behaviour & International HRM.Director of the Doctoral Program; Chair of the MBA Board of Examiners - Durham University Business School, United Kingdom
  • 2004-2005: Associate Professor of HRM.Deputy Director of the MBA Program, Sheffield University Management School, United Kingdom
  • 1996-2003: Professor (Assistant & Associate) in Organizational Behaviour.Director of Graduate Taught Programs, Strathclyde Business School, United Kingdom.


Senior Editor

  • Asia Pacific Journal of Management - Thompson Reuters (ISI) Indexed, Impact Factor > 2.0

Editorial Review Board

  • Career Development International - Thompson Reuters (ISI) Indexed
  • Group & Organization Management - Thompson Reuters (ISI) Indexed
  • Human Resource Development Quarterly - Thompson Reuters (ISI) Indexed
  • International Journal of Human Resource Management – Thompson Reuters (ISI) Indexed
  • Journal of Asia Business Studies


  • Career Management & Career Coaching; Human Personality
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Social Capital
  • Performance Management
  • Expatriation


  • Academy of International Business
  • Academy of Management
  • British Psychological Society (Associate Fellow&Chartered Psychologist)
  • International Society for the Study of Individual Differences


  • Human Resource Management (IFHRM), International MBA
  • International Human Resource Management (EMHRM), MSc in Management, European Triple Degree
  • Integrative Seminar (ISINT), International MBA
  • Strategic Human Resource Management (RHPM), MSc in Management - Grande Ecole


  • Careers & Career Success
  • Mentoring, Networking & Social Capital
  • High Performance Work Systems
  • Personality in the Workplace
  • Workplace Abuse/Harassment/Bullying
  • Expatriation & Self-Initiated Expatriation



‑ Legrand, Céline, Al Ariss, Akram, , Bozionelos, Nikos. 2018. Migrant CEOs: Barriers and Strategies on the Way to the Top.European Management Review, FORTH

‑ Bozionelos, Nikos, Singh, Sanjay Kumar. 2017. The relationship of emotional intelligence with task and contextual performance: More than it meets the linear eye.Personality and Individual Differences, 116: 206-211 p.

‑ Bozionelos, Nikos, Kostopoulos, Konstantinos, , Van der Heijden, Beatrice. 2016. Employability and Job Performance as Links in the Relationship Between Mentoring Receipt and Career Success: A Study in SMEs.Group and Organization Management, 41 (2): 135-171 p.

‑ Kostopoulos, Konstantinos, Bozionelos, Nikos. 2011. Team Exploratory and Exploitative Learning: Psychological Safety, Task Conflict, and Team Performance.Group and Organization Management, 36 (3): 385-415 p.


‑ Ajao, Roni, Bozionelos, Nikos, , Quental, Camilla. 2017. Gender, Poverty and Leadership: The Case of the Chibok GirlsChapter 11., Beyond the Bottom Line: Integrating Sustainability into Business and Management Practice. : Routledge, 131-141 p.

‑ Bozionelos, Nikos. 2015. Greece: Incivility, bullying and forcing in the land of bullying gods and lesser mortals., Workplace Abuse, Incivility and Bullying: Methodological and cultural perspectives. : Routledge, 89-106 p.

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