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Kostas Iatridis



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Research interests

My research focuses on the gap between corporate responsibility rhetoric and practice. I am particularly interested in firms’ motives for adopting corporate responsibility tools and in the decoupling/ internalisation of these tools. I have conducted extensive research into corporate drivers for adopting ISO9001, ISO14001 and OHSAS18001 and manner in which firms implement these standards. My research focuses mostly on SMEs and I explore those issues using both qualitative and quantitative research methods.

Also, I am increasingly concerned with the implementation of responsible research and innovation in industry. In this context, I have a particular interest in the link between corporate responsibility tools and responsible research and innovation.

Willing to supervise PhD

I welcome enquiries from potential PhD students in the broad areas of corporate responsibility, corporate sustainability and responsible research and innovation.

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Projects 2017 2018

Research Output 2015 2018

1 Citations
Environmental management systems
environmental management
Environmental regulations
Environmental protection
9 Citations
Open Access
economic crisis

What Drives the Quality of Certifiable Management System Standards Implementation? Insights from the ISO 9001 Standard

Iatridis, K. & Kesidou, E., 2018, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and New Management Standards. Springer, ( Measuring Operations Performance).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Management system
9 Citations

Innovating responsibly in ICT for ageing: drivers, obstacles and implementation

Chatfield, K., Iatridis, K., Stahl, B. C. & Paspalis, N., 7 Jun 2017, In : Sustainability. 9, 6, 971.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
information and communication technology
communication technology
Aging of materials

Responsible innovation in the food industry: The case of foodpreneurs

Covello, C. & Iatridis, K., 30 Jun 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper