Nikolaou, I.

Athens University of Economics and Business

Dr Ioannis Nikolaou is a Work & Organizational Psychologist, Associate Professor in Organisational Behaviour, Director of the MSc in Human Resources Management at Athens University of Economics and Business and Editor-in-Chief of the peer-reviewed journal International Journal of Selection & Assessment. Dr Nikolaou studied Psychology at the University of Crete and carried out his postgraduate studies (MSc, PhD) at Manchester School of Management, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST). He has gained wide working experience as an Assistant Manager for PricewaterhouseCoopers, Greece and as Head of Training Department in a small Greek bank before starting his academic career. He has written the books “Organizational Psychology & Behaviour” and “Managing Human Capital – Greek Case Studies” (in Greek) and co-edited with Janneke Oostrom the book Employee Recruitment, Selection, and Assessment. Contemporary Issues for Theory and Practice (Routledge/Psychology Press). He has also published in international peer-reviewed academic journals (e.g. Applied Psychology: An International Review, European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, International Journal of Human Resources Management, Personnel Review, International Journal of Selection and Assessment, Personality & Individual Differences, Employee Relations, Stress & Health, Journal of Managerial Psychology, etc.), while his research interests focus mostly on employee recruitment, selection and assessment. He is Visiting Faculty at the Cyprus International Institute of Management (CIIM) and the University of Valencia, while maintaining active links with the industry through Human Resource Management projects, CEO consulting and executive training. He is member of many international academic organizations, co-founder of the European Network of Selection Researchers (ENESER), has served as a member of the Executive Committee of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (2013-2017), and since 2017 he represents Greece in the European Network of Organizational Psychologists (ENOP). He is also the co-founder of the NGO Job-Pairs, supporting Greek graduates via mentoring and Chief Science Officer of Owiwi, a technology start-up company specialized in the field of gamified assessment.