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Dr Eleni Lioliou BSc, BA, MLitt, MSc, MPhil, PhD

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Lecturer in International Business and Strategy

Dr Eleni Lioliou is a Lecturer in International Business and Strategy and the newly appointed Program Director for the MSc in Management at the School of Business and Economics. She conducts research in the area of outsourcing/offshoring arrangements and is a core member of the Center for Global Sourcing and Services. Her research has been published in top journals such as the Information Systems Journal, the Journal of Information Technology and the International Business Review. She is also a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy.

She has obtained her PhD at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Her research has been funded by the Karelia Foundation, Leventis Foundation and the London School of Economics. She further holds a BSc in International and European Economics (University of Macedonia), a BA in Marketing (University of Sheffield), an MLitt in International Business (University of St. Andrews), an MSc in Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems (London School of Economics) and an MPhil in Management Research (University of Cambridge).

She has been a visiting tutor at the London Business School, University College London, Cass Business School and the London School of Economics, where she was awarded a teaching prize. She has also participated in research projects at the University of Warwick, University of Loughborough and the London School of Economics.

Eleni is a member of the Academy of Management, Association of Information Systems and the Outsourcing Unit at the London School of Economics. Her research interests revolve around IT outsourcing and offshoring, governance, control as well as the Foucauldian approach into the study of management and ICTs.

  • Liu, X. Gao, L. Lu, J. and Lioliou, E. (2016), “Does learning at home and from abroad boost the foreign subsidiary performance of emerging economy multinational enterprises?”, International Business Review, forthcoming
  • Lu, J. Liu, X. Gao, L. and Lioliou, E. (2015) “Environmental risks, localization and the overseas subsidiary performance of MNEs from an emerging economy”, Journal of World Business, forthcoming
  • Lioliou, E. and Zimmermann, A. (2015), “Opportunistic Behaviour in IT Outsourcing: Insights from a TCE and a Social Capital Perspective”, Journal of Information Technology, 30:307-324.
  • Lioliou, E. Zimmermann, A. Willcocks, L.P. and Gao, L. (2014), “Formal and Relational Governance in IT Outsourcing: Substitution, Complementarity and the Role of the Psychological Contract”, Information Systems Journal, 24(6):503-555