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Dr. John Politis

Curriculum Leader of Engineering Management, Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai

Status: IMJ Editorial Advisory Board

Dr. John Politis, Ph.D in Management, is a Teaching Excellence Award Winner, 2004, from the ACBSP Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Commission. He is also the Literati Club Highly Commended Award Winner, 2004; and the Literati Club Excellence Award Winner, 2002, for his outstanding research papers.

Dr. Politis is a pioneering Faculty and Curriculum Leader of the Engineering Management Program, Faculty of Business and Engineering, Higher Colleges of Technology, in the United Arab Emirates, and is a member of a number of editorial boards. Before taking up this position in 2000, Dr. Politis was a lecturer and consultant at the University of Technology, Sydney; University of Western Sydney; Central Queensland University, Sydney International Campus; and Macquarie Graduate School of Management in Australia. He has also spent more than 18 years in Australia and Europe in a wide range of managerial roles.

Teaching Areas: Organisational Behaviour, Leadership, HRM, Operations Management, Business Process Management, Project Management, Total Quality Management, and Technology Management.Research Interests: HRM, Leadership, Organisational Behaviour, Knowledge Management, Self-managing Teams, and TQM. The research area for his Ph.D was self-leadership and self-managing teams and he has published extensively in this area. He has also addressed numerous international conferences over the past six years.

Dr. Politis has earned the following professional qualifications: a Certificate of Technology in Aircraft Engineering from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia; a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Melbourne, Australia; a Diplom-Ingenieur (Mechanical) from Aristotelion University, Greece; a Graduate Certificate in Enterprise Management from Swinburne University of Technology, Australia; a Master of Business Administration from Century University, USA; a Graduate Certificate on Online Education and Training from University of London, UK; and a Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Management from the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia.

Dr. Politis is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Australia; Fellow of Institution of Professional Engineers, New Zealand; Associate Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management; Chartered Professional Engineer of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers; Chartered Professional Engineer–European Federation of National Engineering Associations; and Chartered Professional Engineer–Technical Chamber of Greece.

For further information please visit the http://www.jpolitis.com site.

Articles by : Dr. John Politis

Networking: The Relationship Between Friendship Values-Sociability and Knowledge Acquisition Attributes