Professor Costas Andriopoulos (Module Leader)


Costas is a Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Bayes Business School (formerly Cass). He is also the Module Leader for ‘New Venture Creation’ on our online Global MBA course

Prior to joining Bayes, Costas also held positions at Cardiff Business School, Brunel Business School, University of Aberdeen Business School, and the University of Strathclyde Business School. 

His research areas include studying how organisational paradoxes enable innovation in the face of changing technological environments – particularly how entrepreneurial firms in high-velocity markets can excel at both incremental and discontinuous innovation. 

Areas of expertise 

  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Innovation and creativity 
  • Organisation theory 
  • Organisational behaviour 
  • Qualitative research methods 
  • Strategic management 
  • Design thinking 
  • Family businesses 

Recent publications 

Andriopoulos, C. (2022).  Purposeful Curiosity: The Power of Asking the Right Questions at the Right Time. Hachette Books. ISBN 0306847361

Dawson, P. and Andriopoulos, C. (2021). Managing Change, Creativity and Innovation. SAGE. ISBN 978-1-5297-6499-4. 

Carmine, S., Andriopoulos, C., Gotsi, M., Härtel, C.E.J., Krzeminska, A., Mafico, N. … Keller, J. (2021). A Paradox Approach to Organizational Tensions During the Pandemic Crisis. Journal of Management Inquiry, 30(2), pp. 138–153. doi:10.1177/1056492620986863

Andriopoulos, C., Gotsi, M., Lewis, M.W. and Ingram, A.E. (2018). Turning the Sword: How NPD Teams Cope with Front‐End Tensions. Journal of Product Innovation Management, 35(3), pp. 427–445. doi:10.1111/jpim.12423

Social profiles 

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