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Durham University

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Prof Georgios Piperopoulos

Honorary Professor in Management and Marketing in the Business School

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Biography

Professor Dr Georgios P. Piperopoulos received his Bachelor’s, Master’s and Ph.D. degrees studying sociology and psychology at American, German and Austrian Universities. Spanning a career both as an academic and practitioner for over 5 decades at both sides of the Atlantic he is now retired from his chair as Professor in Management, Communication and Public Relations, Department of Business Administration, at the University of Macedonia, in Thessaloniki, Greece. Prof. Piperopoulos was part of the faculty team which developed and introduced three decades ago the MBA programs at the University of Macedonia.
In addition to developing and teaching both u/g and p/g courses at the Uni of Macedonia he also designed and taught Leadership, Communication, Stress Management and Psychological Operations courses at the Supreme Joint War College (Army, Navy, Air Force) of the Hellenic Armed Forces; the Hellenic Army Staff training School; the Hellenic Police Continuing Education Centre and the United Nations Peace Serving Operations Training Centre in Greece (UNPSOTC).
As a practitioner, Prof. Piperopoulos held a variety of top managerial posts in large multinational enterprises and public organizations in the USA and Greece and was a management consultant to various Greek national and multinational enterprises. Prof. Piperopoulos has been a prominent guest on Greek TV and radio programs as an expert commentator on sociological, psychological and business themes, while he also hosted for several years his own TV and radio program entitled ‘I Communicate Therefore I am’ in Greek National TV and Radio stations in Greece.
His publications include several textbooks and bestselling practitioner books in Greek and English, while he also authored hundreds of articles and editorials in leading Greek Newspapers and magazines. His 4 e-books have already surpassed the 500,000 downloads globally (See publications page).
He joined Durham University Business School as Honorary Professor in Management and Marketing in late 2019 after serving in similar roles as a visiting Professor, in the Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University and Newcastle University Business School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

Linkedin: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/georgiospiperopoulos

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