Dr Maria Daskalaki
BA MA PhD
Kingston Business School
Kingston Upon Thames
- 020 8417 9000 Ext: 65429
Maria Daskalaki got her MA in Organisational Analysis and Behaviour from Lancaster University and her PhD in Organisation Studies from Royal Holloway, University of London.She is currently involved with the PhD programme in the Business School as well as the MA in HRM at the School of Management. She has participated in ESRC-funded projects (Creative Industries and Gender) as well as a REED-funded project (Labour Turnover in MNCs in the UK).
Her work has been published in various journals including Organization Studies, Journal of Management Inquiry, Business and Professional Ethics Journal, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Culture and Organisation and International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. She has also published chapters in edited volumes by Palgrave (2003) and Routledge (2014).
Post-structuralism and the construction of individual and group identities; Space and Art in relation to Organisational Theory and Practice; Networks and Social Entrepreneurship; Autobiography in Organisation Studies, Assemblage Theory, Alternative forms of Organizing.
Currently she is conducting reseach on the financlial crisis and new forms of organizing (http://www.m-sow.net/); art, urban spaces and creativity. She is also leading the project 'Stories on the Move', a blog of blogs funded by Kingston University part of her autobiographical research on personal narrratives, place identities and mobile careers (http://storiesonthemove.uk). Other projects include solidarity economy and emancipatory assemblages as forms of resistance, post-capitalist imaginaries and urban social formations.
Organization Theory, Critical HRM, Qualitative Research Methods, Leadership in the Creative Industries.
During the last 10 years, Maria has been the Course Director of the Kingston MBA in Greece, and has successfully achieved AMBA accreditation for the hosting institution.
· CIPD, Academic Member
· Member of the European Group for Organizational Studies
· Member of the Process Organization Studies (PROS) Network
· Member of the Art of Management Group
· Member of the Aesthetics, Creativity, and Organisations Research Network
· Member of the Cultural Leadership Programme
· Member of the Latin American and European Organisation Studies Group
Daskalaki, Maria, Hjorth, Daniel and Mair, Johanna (2015) Are entrepreneurship, communities, and social transformation related? Journal of Management Inquiry, ISSN (print) 1056-4926 (Epub Ahead of Print)
Lowe, Sid, Kainzbauer, Astrid, Magala, Slawomir J. and Daskalaki, Maria (2015) International business and the Balti of meaning: food for thought. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 28(2), ISSN (print) 0953-4814 (Epub Ahead of Print)
Daskalaki, Maria (2014) Mobility in urban social events: towards organizational transvergence. Culture and Organization, 20(3), pp. 215-231. ISSN (print) 1475-9551
Daskalaki, Maria and Mould, Oli (2013) Beyond urban subcultures: urban subversions as rhizomatic social formations. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 37(1), pp. 1-18. ISSN (print) 0309-1317
Daskalaki, Maria (2012) Personal narratives and cosmopolitan identities: an autobiographical approach. Journal of Management Inquiry, 21(4), pp. 430-441. ISSN (print) 1056-4926
Daskalaki, Maria (2012) Re-contextualizing new employee induction: organizational entry as a change space. Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 48(1), pp. 93-114. ISSN (print) 0021-8863
Daskalaki, Maria (2010) Building bonds and bridges: linking tie evolution and network identity in the creative industries. Organization Studies, 31(12), pp. 1649-1666. ISSN (print) 0170-8406
Daskalaki, Maria, Stara, Alexandra and Imas, Miguel (2008) The 'Parkour Organisation': inhabitation of corporate spaces. Culture and Organization, 14(1), pp. 49-64. ISSN (print) 1475-9551
Smith, Chris, Daskalaki, Maria, Elger , Tony and Brown , Donna (2004) Labour turnover and management retention strategies in new manufacturing plants. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 15(2), pp. 371-396. ISSN (print) 0958-5192
Daskalaki, Maria (2000) Induction programmes in the age of 'corporate culture'. Business & Professional Ethics Journal, 19 (3/4), pp. 199-231. ISSN (print) 0277-2027
Daskalaki, Maria, Saliba, Alexandra [Artist], Vogiatzis, Stratis [Artist] and Malamou, Thekla [Artist] (2015) Story-spaces and transformation: the Caravan Project. In: Izak, Michal , Hitchin, Linda and Anderson, David, (eds.) Untold stories in organizations. Routledge. (Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society) ISBN 9781138790018 (In Press)
Daskalaki, Maria and Blair , Helen (2004) Knowing as an activity: implications for the film industry and semi-permanent work groups. In: Tsoukas, Haridimos and Mylonopoulos, Nikolaos, (eds.) Organizations as knowledge systems : knowledge, learning and dynamic capabilities. Basingstoke, UK : Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 181-208. ISBN 9781403911407
Conference or Workshop Item
Imas, J. Miguel, Donnelly, Paul, Sell, Lucia, Daskalaki, Maria and Garcia, Lucia (2013) Les Misérables, deuxième partie, insurrection and resistance at the heart of entrepreneurship. In: The 8th International Conference in Critical Management Studies (CMS): Extending the Limits of Neo-Liberal Capitalism ; 10-12 Jul 2013, Manchester, U.K.. (Unpublished)
Daskalaki, Maria, Sotiropoulou, Irene and Fotaki, Marianna (2013) Towards transformational entrepreneurship: collaborative self-organised initiatives in Greece. In: The 8th International Conference in Critical Management Studies (CMS): Extending the Limits of Neo-Liberal Capitalism; 10-12 Jul 2013, Manchester, U.K.. (Unpublished)
Simosi, Maria , Daskalaki, Maria and Garcia, Lucia (2013) The (un)employment relationship uncovered: social contract and identity in a period of financial crisis. In: The 8th International Conference in Critical Management Studies (CMS): Extending the Limits of Neo-Liberal Capitalism ; 10-12 Jul 2013, Manchester, U.K.. (Unpublished)
Daskalaki, Maria, Zundel, Mike and Lenney, Peter (2012) Technology and process: towards cyborg identities in organization studies. In: 4th International Symposium on Process Organization Studies (PROS): Language and Communication @ Work: Discourse, Narrativity and Organizing; 21-23 Jun 2012, Kos, Greece. (Unpublished)
Daskalaki, Maria, Butler, Christina and Petrovic, Jelena (2011) Narrating cosmopolis: 'in another place, not here'. In: The 2nd Annual Faculty of Business and Law Conference: Emerging Issues in Business and Law; 10 May 2011, Kingston upon Thames, U.K.. (Unpublished)
Imas, J.M., Lowe, S and Daskalaki, Maria (2005) Who am I to say? The story of Marcus Elron's Exxon and the Tabaco community of Columbia. In: 15th Annual Conference of sc’MOI: Manufacturing Identity(ies); 7 - 9 April 2005, Philadelphia. (Annual Review of Management & Organization Inquiry: Tamara Journal) ISSN (print) 1532-5555 (Unpublished)
Blair, Helen and Daskalaki, Maria (2002) Knowing as an activity: implications for the film industry and semi-permanent work groups. In: The Third European Conference on Organizational Knowledge, Learning, and Capabilities (OKLC) 2002; 05 - 06 Apr 2002, Athens, Greece.