Ph.D. in Management, Griffith University, Australia
M.A. in Commercial Science, Waseda University, Japan
B.B.A. in Economics and Business Sciences, Athens University of Economics and Business Sciences, Greece
Professor Dedousis has worked in the Greek Sugar Industry, the Lisbon Stock Exchange, and multinational corporations including National Panasonic, 3M, Toyota, and Oy E Sarlin. Before joining AUD in 2005 he was a faculty in Griffith University Australia, The American University of Beirut, King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals, and held short-term appointments in universities in Japan and Singapore.
Scholarly contributions of Professor Dedousis include chapters in books published by Routledge, IGI Global, Longman, Academic Press and articles that have appeared in the Journal of Management, Higher Education, Journal of Managerial Psychology Journal of Islamic Marketing, Journal of Cross-Cultural Management, Journal of Marketing and Operations Management Research, and Industry and Higher Education. Professor Dedousis has received the Provost’s Award for Outstanding Research and was included in the Academic Keys Who’s Who in Business Higher Education.
Professor Dedousis’ recent research, published in the electronic Journal of Business Education & Scholarship of Teaching (e-JBEST), offers an analysis of mission statements and strategies of business schools in UAE. His other research interests include workforce localization in the GCC, corporate culture, and cross-cultural management.
Professor Dedousis is the Editor-in-Chief of Review of Educational Theory, and Co-Editor of the International Journal of Economics and Business Administration. He also serves in the editorial board member of the Arabian Journal of Business and Management Review, and the Journal of Educators Online (JEO).
Consulting activities of Professor Dedousis include a series of leadership development seminars for senior academic personnel from universities in Nigeria and training sessions in cross-cultural management, corporate culture and organizational design. In the past 12 months he was a keynote speaker in the World Management Conference and conducted seminars on corporate governance for members of the board of directors of a major auto-manufacturer in Nigeria. Professor Dedousis has chaired external committees reviewing academic programs and evaluating internal quality assurance systems in several universities in Greece.