Dr Epaminondas Epaminonda

Programme Coordinator
Assistant Professor
Associate Head

Dr Epaminondas Epaminonda is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Management and MIS of the School of Business of the University of Nicosia. He is also the Associate Head of the Department and the Coordinator of the Doctoral Programmes of the School. Dr Epaminondas is a graduate of the University of Cambridge, where he studied on a Full Commonwealth Scholarship, and holds an MA from the same university, an MBA from Imperial College and a PhD from Manchester Business School.

Dr Epaminonda has been teaching in tertiary education since 2001. He has taught at the University of Nicosia for eight years, the University of Cyprus for six years and the Open University of Cyprus for three years. In total, he has taught more than 160 classes in more than 30 different course topics, in English and Greek, face-to-face and online, undergraduate and graduate levels. He has also taught at Galen University in Belize a semester. His fields of teaching expertise include, amongst others, Organisational Behaviour, International Business, Strategy and Business Policy, Human Resource Management, Operations Management, Supply Chain Management and Change Management.

His research interests are in the areas of cross-cultural management, comparative business systems and socioeconomic change. He has participated in many conferences in related fields and has published in journals such as the International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management, the Management and Organizational History Journal, and the International Journal of E-Entrepreneurship and Innovation. He has also contributed chapters in books and co-edited a published book. He is also currently the supervisor of four PhD students.

Dr Epaminonda has acted as a reviewer for a number of journals, including The International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management, The International Journal of Human Resource Management, The International Journal of Health Policy and Management, Tourism Management Perspectives Journal and the Online Journal of Social Sciences Research. He has also been on editorial boards of conferences, most recently the IEEE EDUCON – Global Engineering Education 2018. He has also served in Committees set up by the Ministry of Education of Cyprus to evaluate new programmes in Colleges in Cyprus and has consulted businesses on issues of strategy and human resource management.

Dr Epaminonda has also worked outside academia for seven years. He worked in the Planning and Research Department of a bank for five years, in the Marketing Department of a tourist organization for one year and in a market research firm for one year. He has also been active in civil society organizations. He was a member of the organization Youth for Exchange and Understanding for many years and participated and organized several funded exchange projects with other European countries. He has been a member of the Cyprus Family Planning Association for more than 20 years and served on the Board of the Organization for four 2-year terms, one as president. He has also been a member of the National Bioethics Committee for the Assessment of Clinical Trials on Medicinal Products for Human Use for two years.