Konstantina joined the Department of Management as a Lecturer in September 2016. She holds a BA in Marketing, an MSc in Finance and Financial Systems and a PhD in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Her PhD (awarded in 2015) is a critical case study that examines qualitatively the construction of CSR as a meaningful reality in the UK electricity industry. She currently studies for a MA in Higher Education.
Words of wisdom
'As you set out for Ithaka, hope your road is a long one, full of adventure, full of discovery' (Cavafy, Ithaka)
How I’ll teach you
Konstantina's philosophy of teaching is to provide a classroom where students are encouraged to express their own ideas and learn in an interactive environment. She is a strong proponent of the Socratic questioning as it appreciates the value of dialogue and critical thinking, by promoting self-reflection and probation of one’s own ideas. Konstantina's aim is to inspire students to appreciate knowledge and understanding as a vehicle to the countless opportunities and discoveries that everyone experiences through the journey of life.
Academic and professional qualifications
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Prior to her academic career Konstantina worked in the industry, holding the role of a Business Consultant.
Other academic service (administration and management)
Postgraduate, Final-Year and Placement Supervisor in the fields of Business Management, International Business and HRM
Co-chair for the Sustainable & Responsible Business special interest group for the British Academy of Management
English, Greek, Italian
Teaching & Research Supervision
Why study ?
Level 5 : Unit leader for the Responsible Enterprise unit, Work-based Learning
Level 6: Business, Ethics & Sustainability, Business Consultancy Projects
Postgraduate supervision (completed/in progress)
Undergraduate and Postgraduate dissertation supervision
Research Expertise, Publications & Grants
Konstantina's research interests revolve around the areas of Social Responsibility, Business Ethics and Stakeholder Engagegment. She is particularly interested in understanding the political role of corporations and industries in governance structures. In doing so, her research puts emphasis on the role that discursive practice plays in attributing meaning to notions such as CSR and shape the construction of their 'reality'..
K. Skritsovali Is there space for CSR practise in neoliberal ideological frames. Pau, France, 3/5/2017.
K. Skritsovali Reflections on the shared value creation role of CSR. Portsmouth, UK, 8/9/2015.
K. Skritsovali, A. Hines Looking for legitimacy through CSR rhetoric. Belfast, 1/9/2014.
K. Skritsovali, AA. Hines Understanding the Relationship Between CSR and Employee Engagement. Liverpool, UK, 1/1/2013.
K. Skritsovali, A. Mandilas Ethics Training in the Accounting Profession. Sofia, Bulgaria, 15/3/2012.
January 2017: ‘Doctoral Symposium’, organizer and chair of a post-graduate symposium, funded by the British Academy of Management, Manchester Metropolitan University Business School, UK.
January 2015: ‘Doctoral Symposium’, organizer and chair of a post-graduate symposium, funded by the British Academy of Management, Manchester Metropolitan University Business School, UK.
January 2014: ‘Doctoral Symposium’, organizer and chair of a post-graduate symposium, funded by the British Academy of Management, Manchester Metropolitan University Business School, UK.
Awards, Honours & Distinctions
Prizes and awards
In 2014 Konstantina won the best full-paper award at the Manchester Metropolitan University Doctoral Symposium