Dr George Kokkinidis

Dr George Kokkinidis

Lecturer in Work and Organisation

Room 603, Level 6, Ken Edwards Building

Tel: +44 (0)116 223 1963

Email: gak7@le.ac.uk

Personal details

I have a Master's Degree and a Doctorate from the University of Leicester. I worked as a Lecturer in Management at Leicester Business School, De Montfort University before joining the University of Leicester in January 2015.

I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

I am also an ad hoc reviewer for 'Culture and Organization' and the 'International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy'.

Teaching

Office hours: Fridays 3:00pm - 5:00pm

  • MN7098 Dissertation and Research Methods (PG - Module Leader)
  • MN7033 Dissertation and Research Methods (PG - Module Leader)
  • MN3100 Strategy (UG - Module Leader)
  • MN7584 Leadership (MBA - Distance Learning)
  • MN7501 Organizational Behaviour (MBA - Distance Learning)

Publications

Articles

Smith, W., Higgins, M., Kokkinidis, G. and Parker, M. (OnlineFirst) "Becoming invisible: The ethics and politics of imperceptibility", Culture and Organization. (http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14759551.2015.1110584)

Kokkinidis, G. (2015) "Spaces of possibilities: Workers' self-management in Greece", Organization, 22(6): 847-871.

Kokkinidis, G. (2015) "Post-capitalist imaginaries: The case of workers' cooperatives in Greece", Journal of Management Inquiry, 24(4):429-432.

Kokkinidis, G. (2012) "In search of workplace democracy", International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 32(3/4): 233-256.

Karfakis, N. and Kokkinidis, G. (2011) "Rethinking cynicism: Parrhesiastic practices in contemporary workplaces", Culture and Organization, 17(4): 329-345.

Book reviews

Kokkinidis, G. (2014) Alternative Work Organizations by Maurizio Atzeni (2012) Book Review for the Special issue: “Business, Management and Anarchism”, Ephemera: theory and politics in organizations.

Research

My research interests lie in the field of organisational studies and critical management studies. My current research interests centre on alternative organisational practices and the social organisation of space and commons.

Much of my recent publications and works in progress focus on cooperatives and workers’ collectives in Greece and their organisational practices; the emergence and evolution of solidarity initiatives in Greece as part of an anti-neoliberal resistance landscape, and the creation of autonomous spaces. I'm also working on various projects related to issues such as that of workplace resistance, employees' attitudes to work and identity work.

Supervision

  • Leandros Savvides: 3D printing: politics, hacking and grassroots innovation (full time)

I would be interested in supervising students in the broader area of organisation studies and critical management and particularly interested in topics related to:

  • Alternative forms of organisation and organising
  • Social movements and solidarity initiatives
  • The social organisation of space and commons
  • Workplace resistance
  • Employees' emotions and attitudes to work

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Contact Details

School of Business
University of Leicester
University Road
Leicester
LE1 7RH

ulsb@le.ac.uk

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