Ioannis Nikolaou, Ph.D.

member emotional intelligence consortium

Affiliation: Athens University of Economics and Business
Email:
inikol@aueb.gr


Biography

Dr Ioannis Nikolaou is a Work & Organizational Psychologist and Assistant Professor in Organisational Behaviour at Athens University of Economics and Business, Department of Management Science and Technology. Dr Nikolaou has 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 at the department of Global Human Resources Solutions and as Head of the Training Department at Egnatia Bank before starting his academic career. He has written the book “Managing Human Capital – Greek Case Studies” and “Organizational Psychology & Behaviour” (in Greek) and also published extensively, while his research interests lay in the field of Organisational Behaviour and Human Resources Management, and more specifically in employee selection and assessment, organisational change and employee psychological well-being. He teaches courses in undergraduate and post-graduate level at Athens University of Economics and Business, while maintaining active links with the industry through Human Resource consulting projects (Emporiki Bank, Kantor Management Consulting, Attika Bank) and executive training. His most recent collaborations in executive training and management consulting include companies, such as OTE Academy, EFG Eurobank, Ethniki Asfalistiki, Misko-Barilla, Lion Hellas, Pfizer, SEAT, Infote, Dodoni, OSE, Metaxas Diagnostics, Intracom, AB Vasilopoulos, etc. He is a member of the Academy of Management, American Psychological Association, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Society for Human Resource Management, European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology, and also of the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations.

Journal Articles

Nikolaou, I. (2014). Social Networking Web Sites in Job Search and Employee Recruitment. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 22 (2), 179-189.

Tomprou, M., Nikolaou, I. (2013). Exploring the role of social influence in promise beliefs and information acquisition among newcomers. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 22 (4), 408-422.

Georgiou, K., Nikolaou, I., Tomprou, M. & Rafailidou, M. (2012). The role of job seekers’ individual characteristics on job seeking behaviour and psychological well-being. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 20 (4), 414-422.

Tomprou, M., Nikolaou, I. & Vakola, M. (2012). Experiencing organizational change in Greece: the framework of psychological contract. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 23, 385-405.

Tomprou, M. & Nikolaou, I. (2011). A Model of Psychological Contract Creation Upon Organizational Entry. Career Development International, 16, 342-363.

Nikolaou, I. (2011). Core processes and applicant reactions to the employment interview: An exploratory study in Greece. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 22, 2185-2201.

Nikolaou, I., Vakola, M. & Bourantas, D. (2011). The role of silence on employees’ attitudes “the day after” a merger. Personnel Review, 40 (6).

Nikolaou, I., Vakola, M. & Bourantas, D. (2008). Who Speaks up at Work? Dispositional Influences on Employees’ Voice Behavior. Personnel Review, 37, 666-679.

Myors, B., Lievens, F., Schollaert, E., & Van Hoye, G., Cronshaw, S.F., Mladinic A., Rodríguez V., Aguinis, H., Steiner, D.D., Rolland, F., Schuler, H., Frintrup, A., Nikolaou, I., Tomprou, M., Subramony S., Raj, S.B. ,Tzafrir, S., Bamberger, P., Bertolino, M., Mariani, M., Fraccaroli, F., Sekiguchi, T., Onyura, B., Yang, H., Anderson, N., Evers, A., Chernyshenko, O., Englert, P., Kriek, H.J., Joubert, T., Salgado, J.F., König, C.J., Thommen, L.A., Chuang, A., Sinangil, H.K., Bayazit, M., Cook, M., Shen, W., & Sackett, P.R. (2008). International perspectives on the legal environment for selection. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 1, 206-246.

Myors, B., Lievens, F., Schollaert, E., & Van Hoye, G., Cronshaw, S.F., Mladinic A., Rodríguez V., Aguinis, H., Steiner, D.D., Rolland, F., Schuler, H., Frintrup, A., Nikolaou, I., Tomprou, M., Subramony S., Raj, S.B. ,Tzafrir, S., Bamberger, P., Bertolino, M., Mariani, M., Fraccaroli, F., Sekiguchi, T., Onyura, B., Yang, H., Anderson, N., Evers, A., Chernyshenko, O., Englert, P., Kriek, H.J., Joubert, T., Salgado, J.F., König, C.J., Thommen, L.A., Chuang, A., Sinangil, H.K., Bayazit, M., Cook, M., Shen, W., & Sackett, P.R. (2008). Broadening international perspectives on the legal environment for personnel selection. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 1, 266-270.

Chatzi, S. & Nikolaou, I. (2007). Validation of the four-factor Team Climate Inventory in Greece. International Journal of Organizational Analysis, 15, 341-357.

Nikolaou, I., Gouras, A., Vakola, M. & Bourantas, D. (2007). Selecting change agents: Exploring traits and skills in a simulated environment. Journal of Change Management, 7, 291-313.

Nikolaou, I., Tomprou, M. & Vakola, M. (2007). Individuals’ Inducements and the Role of Personality: Implications for Psychological Contracts. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 22, 649-663.

Nikolaou, I. Judge, T. (2007) Fairness reactions to personnel selection techniques in Greece: the role of core-self evaluations. International Journal of Selection & Assessment, 15, 206-219.

Tsaousis, I, Nikolaou, I, Serdaris, N & Judge, T. (2007). Do the Core Self-Evaluations Moderate the Relationship Between Subjective Well-Being and Physical and Psychological Health? Personality & Individual Differences, 42, 1441-1452.

Tsaousis, I. & Nikolaou, I. (2005). Exploring the Relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Physical and Psychological Health. Stress and Health,21, 77-86. 

Vakola, M. & Nikolaou, I. (2005). Attitudes towards Organizational Change: What is the role of employees’ stress and commitment? Employee Relations, 27, 160-174.

Vakola, M, Tsaousis, I & Nikolaou, I. (2004). The role of Emotional Intelligence and Personality Variables on Attitudes toward Organisational Change. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 19, 88-110.
Nikolaou, I. (2003). Fitting the person to the organization: examining the personality-job performance relationship from a new perspective. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 18, 639-648.

Nikolaou, I. (2003). The Development and Validation of a measure of Generic Work Competencies. International Journal of Testing, 3, 309-319.

Nikolaou, I & Tsaousis, I (2002). Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace: Exploring its effects on Occupational Stress and Organisational Commitment. International Journal of Organizational Analysis. Special Issue on Emotional Intelligence, 10, 327-342.

Nikolaou, I., & Robertson, I.T. (2001). The Five-Factor Model of Personality and Work Behaviour in Greece. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 10, 161-186.

Tsaousis, I., Nikolaou, I. (2001) The Stability of the Five-Factor Model of Personality in Personnel Selection and Assessment. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 9, 290-301.

Conference Presentations

Nikolaou, I., Bauer, T., & Truxillo, D. (2015). Applicant Reactions to Selection Methods: Where are we now and a look to the future. In I. Nikolaou & J.K Oostrom (2015): European Network of Selection Researchers (ENESER) Symposium on Employee Recruitment, Selection, and Assessment: Contemporary Issues for Theory and Practice. 17th congress of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP), Oslo, Norway.

Georgiou, K. & Nikolaou, I. (2015). The role of psychological capital on job seekers performance. In J. Ramos (2015) Invited symposium Recent research on Unemployment, underemployment and job search. 17th congress of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP), Oslo, Norway.

Vakola, M., Nikolaou, I. & Kyriakou, O. (2015). Dealing with unemployment through job-pairing. In A. Carter (2015): We need to tackle youth employment in other ways. 17th congress of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP), Oslo, Norway

Nikolaou, I. & Vakola, M. (2014). Exploring fairness reactions to the employment interview: the role of applicants’ individual characteristics. EAWOP Small Group Meeting Recruitment and Selection 2.0, Gent, Belgium.

Georgiou, K. Nikolaou, I. (2014). The impact of psychological capital development on the job search process. 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology (IAAP), Paris, France.

Nikolaou, I. & Chatzi S. (2014).Selecting for teamwork: using complementary and supplementary fit theories to explain the team composition-team performance relationship. 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology (IAAP), Paris, France

Nikolaou, I. (2013). Exploring the consequences of the financial crisis on employment relationships in Greece. In I. Nikolaou (2013) Invited symposium: “You’re fired! Exploring the impact of financial crisis on people of Europe”. 16th congress of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP), Munster, Germany.

Nikolaou, I., Bauer, T., Costa, A., Erdogan, B. McCarthy, J., Rodopman, B., & Truxillo. T. (2013). Cross-cultural Examination of Applicant Reactions to the Employment Interview. In I. Nikolaou & N. Anderson (2013): European Network of Selection Researchers (ENESER) Symposium on Selection & Assessment in Europe. 16th congress of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP), Munster, Germany.

Georgiou, K. & Nikolaou, I. (2013). The role of positive psycholigical characteristics during the job search process. 14th Panhellenic Conference of Psychological Research, Alexandroupolis, Greece.

Chatzi, S. & Nikolaou, I. (2013). The role of employee selection in innovative behavior in temawork settings.14th Panhellenic Conference of Psychological Research, Alexandroupolis, Greece.

Gouras, A., Nikolaou, I. & Vakola, M. (2012). Selecting for change: Developing a SJT to measure change agent’s behaviours. Paper presented at the Symposium entitled: “Advances in testing and measurement: Job performance, change and innovation”, chaired by Neil Anderson & Kristina Potocnik of the 8th Conference of the International Test Commission, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Tomprou, M., Nikolaou, I. Nezlek, J. & Rousseau, D.M. (2011). Promise Exchange between Newcomers and Their Employer: Building Blocks of the Psychological Contract. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, San Antonio, USA.

Nikolaou, I. (2011). Applicants’ Personality in Interview Perceptions and Organizational Justice in Greece. Annual Meeting of the Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology, Chicago, USA.

Nikolaou, I. (2011). Symposium in Recruitment, selection and applicant reactions: An international perspective. 15th European Congress of Work and Organizational Psychology, Maastricht, Holland.

Nikolaou, I. & Tomprou, M. (2011). Applicants’ Personality in Interview Perceptions in Greece. 15th European Congress of Work and Organizational Psychology, Maastricht, Holland.

Georgiou, K., Nikolaou, I. & Tomprou, M. (2011). Exploring the effects of job seekers’ activities on daily mood: A diary study and a conceptual model. EAWOP Small Group Meeting on Selection & Assessment in Europe, Athens, Greece.

Tomprou, M., Nikolaou, I. (2010). A longitudinal study on newcomers' expectations, promises, information and social exchanges. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Montreal, Canada.

Tomprou, M., Nikolaou, I. & Bourantas, D. (2009). Psychological Contract Creation of Newcomers: A Diary Study exploring the Role of Social Influence. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, USA.

Tomprou, M. & Nikolaou, I. (2009). Psychological Contract Creation: A diary study in newcomers' first days at work. 14th European Congress of Work and Organizational Psychology. Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

Tomprou, M. & Nikolaou, I. (2009). The effect of Contract Makers and Facilitators on psychological contract creation; the role of exchange ideologies. 14th European Congress of Work and Organizational Psychology. Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

Nikolaou, Ι. & Tomprou, Μ. (2008). Dynamics of the psychological contract: Experiencing organizational change in a changing work environment. Institute of Work Psychology Conference, University of Sheffield, UK.

Myors, B., Lievens, F., Schollaert, E. et al. (2008). International Perspectives on the Legal Environment for Selection. Annual Meeting of the Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology, San Francisco, USA.

Tomprou, M., Nikolaou, I. & Bourantas, D. (2007). The Potential Dynamics Of Psychological Contracting During Selection And Socialization. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Philadelphia, USA.

Nikolaou, I. & Judge, T. (2007). Core self-evaluations in Greece: relative effects on life satisfaction, affective disposition and employee attitudes. 13th European Conference of Work & Organisational Psychology, Stockholm, Sweden.

Nikolaou, I.& Tomprou, M. (2007). Dynamics of the psychological contract; The role of selection practices and individual characteristics in the Greek banking sector. 13th European Conference of Work & Organisational Psychology, Stockholm, Sweden.

Tomprou, M. and Nikolaou, I. (2007). A diary study exploring the processes of psychological contract creation. EAWOP Small Group Meeting on Psychological Contracts. Zurich, Switzerland.

Vakola, M., Nikolaou, I. & Bourantas, D. (2006). Who Remains Silent at Work? The Role of Personality Characteristics in Organizational Silence. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, USA.

Vakola, M. & Nikolaou, I.  (2006). Exploring Individual Readiness to Organizational Change. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, USA.

Nikolaou, I. (2006). Applicant reactions to personnel selection methods: Does personality matter? 26th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Athens, Greece.

Nikolaou, I. & Roumpis, D. (2006). Employment interview context in Greece: the interviewer perspective. 26th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Athens, Greece.

Vakola, M. & Nikolaou, M. (2006). Exploring a multilevel approach to individual readiness to organizational change. 26th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Athens, Greece.

Tomprou, M. & Nikolaou, I. (2006). Exploring the dynamics of newcomers’ psychological contract creation; An alternative socio-cognitive approach. 26th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Athens, Greece.

Nikolaou, I., Robertson, I.T., Salgado, J.F. (2005). Symposium in Organizational Convivence: The role of Employee Selection and Assessment - Focus on Selection practices. 12th European Conference of Work & Organisational Psychology, Istanbul, Turkey.

Nikolaou, I., Robertson, I.T., Salgado, J.F. (2005). Symposium in Organizational Convivence: The role of Employee Selection and Assessment - Focus on equal opportunities and diversity. 12th European Conference of Work & Organisational Psychology, Istanbul, Turkey.

Chatzi, S., Nikolaou, I. & Anderson, N. (2005). Team Climate Inventory: Four or five factors? 12th European Conference of Work & Organisational Psychology, Istanbul, Turkey.

Vakola, M., Nikolaou, I., & Bourantas, D. (2004). The Role of Organizational Silence on Employees’ Trust and Attitudes in a Post Merger-Stage. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, New Orleans.

Vakola, M., Tsaousis, I., & Nikolaou, I. (2003). The role of emotional intelligence on employees’ attitudes towards organisational change. 9th Panhellenic Conference of Psychological Research, Rhodes, Greece.Nikolaou, I.  (2003). Personality characteristics and Work Behaviour in Greek SMEs. 9th Panhellenic Conference of Psychological Research, Rhodes, Greece.

Nikolaou, I., Tsaousis, I., Papadimitriou, M. & Bosinaki, I. (2003). The relationship between emotional intelligence and occupational stress. 9th Panhellenic Conference of Psychological Research, Rhodes, Greece.

Nikolaou, I. & Tsaousis, I. (1999). The stability of the five-factor model in personnel selection and assessment. 9th European Conference of Work & Organisational Psychology, Helsinki, Finland.

Robertson, I.T., Lewis, B., Nikolaou, I. & Bardzil, P. (1999). Stability and change in customers’ assessment of service quality. Annual Conference of British Academy of Management, Manchester, UK.

Robertson, I.T., Lewis, B., Nikolaou, I. & Bardzil, P. (1999). The influence of personality on customers’ perceptions of service quality. 9th European Conference of Work & Organisational Psychology, Helsinki, Finland.

Robertson, I.T. & Nikolaou, I. (1999). The influence of employees’ work competencies and contextual behaviour on managers’ performance appraisals. 9th European Conference of Work & Organisational Psychology, Helsinki, Finland.

Nikolaou, I. & Robertson, I.T (1998). A social-cognitive approach to personality in personnel assessment. 9th European Conference on Personality, Surrey, England.

Kantas, A., Kalogera, S. & Nikolaou, I. (1997) Recruitment and selection: Managerial practices and perceptions in the Greek private sector. 8th European Conference of Work & Organisational Psychology, Verona, Italy.

Book Chapters

Nikolaou, I., Bauer, T.N & Truxillo, D.M. (2015). Applicant Reactions to Selection Methods: An overview of recent research and suggestions for the future. In I. Nikolaou & J. K. Oostrom (Eds.) Employee Recruitment, Selection, and Assessment. Contemporary Issues for Theory and Practice. Hove, East Sussex: Routledge.

Sackett, P.R., Shen, W. et al. (2010). Perspectives from twenty-two countries on the legal environment for selection. In J. L Farr and N. T. Tippins (Eds.) Handbook of Employee Selection (pp. 651-676). New York: Taylor & Francis.

Nikolaou, I. (2008). “No strings attached”. Keeping the people balance in organizations. In Neumaier, O., Schweiger, G. & Sedmak, C. (eds.): Perspectives on Work. Impulses from Salzburg. Munster etc.: LIT Verlag.

Nikolaou, I., Vakola, M. & Robertson, I.T. (2006). 360 degree feedback and leadership development. In R. Burke & C. L. Cooper (Eds.) Inspiring Leaders (pp. 305-319). London: Taylor & Francis.

Vakola, M., & Nikolaou, I. (2002). Organisational readiness for organisational change: The role of strategy, culture and human resource management. In F. Analoui (Ed.) The Changing Patterns of Human Resource Management (pp. 270-283). Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing.

Nikolaou, I., Robertson, I.T (1999). The influence of employees’ work competencies and contextual behaviour on managers’ performance appraisals. In Jansen, P.G.W., Pepermans, R. (Eds.), Empirical studies of managerial behaviour, development and socialisation (pp. 79-94). Leuven: Acco.

Kantas, A., Kalogera, S. & Nikolaou, I. (1997). Recruitment and selection: Managerial practices and perceptions in the Greek private sector. In Pepermans, R., Buelens, A., Vinkenburg, G.J. & Jansen, P.G.W. (Eds.), Managerial Behaviour and Practices. European Research Issues. (pp. 81-90) Leuven: Acco.

Other Publications

Bozionelos, N., & Nikolaou, I. (2010). Research Brief: Happiness Around the World: More to it than Money? Academy of Management Perspectives, 24 (4), 96-98.

Bozionelos, N., & Nikolaou, I. (2010). Research Brief: Does Treating the Permanent Workforce Well Matter to Temporary Employees? Academy of Management Perspectives, 24(1), 84-86.

Nikolaou, I., Vakola, M. & Kantas, A. (2009). History and Development of Industrial Work & Organizational Psychology in Greece. The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 47(2), 87-91.

Vourou, Th. & Nikolaou, I. (2008). Moderators in the personality-job performance relationship (in Greek). Astrolavos, 9, 58-83.

Nikolaou, I. (1998). Book review of ‘Delivering on the Promise. How to Attract, Manage, and Retain Human Capital by B. Friedman, J. Hatch, D. Kalker. The Free Press: New York. 226 pp. International Journal of Manpower, 20, pp. 388-390.

Robertson, I.T., Lewis, B., Bardzil, P., Nikolaou, I. (1999). The influence of personality factors on customers’ assessments of service quality. Working Paper Series No 9910 (ISBN: 1-86115-0598). Manchester School of Management, UMIST, UK.

Robertson I.T., Smythe, J.F., Gibbons, P., Kurz, R., Nikolaou, I., Roberts, S., & Yang, Z. (1996). Research in progress report: The Occupational Psychology Research Group, Manchester School of Management, UMIST, UK. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 4, 49-52.

Special Issues

Nikolaou, I., Anderson, N. & Salgado, J. (2012). Special Issue on Advances in Selection & Assessment in Europe. International Journal of Selection & Assessment, 20 (4).

 

 

 

 

 

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