Dr Athanasios KOUSTELIOS



Sport & Recreation Management

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Research Expertise
Organizational Behaviour, Job Satisfaction, Job burnout
Athanasios Koustelios is a Professor of Sport and Recreation Management in the Department of Physical Education and Sport Science at the Uni­versity of Thessaly, Greece. He was Vice-Rector of the University of Thessaly, (2013-2014), Head of the Department (2004-2006), President of the Hellenic Association of Sport Management (2002-2003) and from 2006, he is the director of the “Sport and Recreation Management Laboratory”. Since, 2014, is a member of the Advisory Board of the Institute of Cultural Diplomacy, Berlin.He has a bachelor degree in Physical Education and Sport Science from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, and a Ph.D. from the Victoria University of Manchester, U.K. He has published more than 110 papers in internationals and Greek refereed journal, and has more than 150 conference presentations in the areas of organization behaviour, and human resource management in various organizations (sport, recreation, sport tourism, educational organizations, etc). He has also been a regular reviewer for 15 scientific journals and is currently a member in many scientific and professional bodies. He was the first Editor (2003-2006) of the Greek e-journal “Sport & Recreation Management”.He has also been involved in the setting up of the first European Master Program in Sport Tourism (International Master In Sport Tourism Engineering, IMISTE).
Selected Publications
1 Belias D.,Charouli M., Kyriakou D., Sdrolias L., Kakkos N., Dvořáková-Líšková Z.,& Koustelios A. (2017).Examining the Athens 2004 Olympic Games Contribution to National Branding, concerning Tourism Promotion: A Holistic Approach.Journal of Tourism Research, 17, 139–154.
2 Gkolia A., Koustelios A., &Belias D. (2015). Exploring the association between transformational leadership and self-efficacy in education: A multi-level SEM model. International Journal of Leadership in Education, 5(3), 1 – 21.
3 Koustelios, A., Theodorakis, N. & Goulimaris, D. (2004). Role ambiguity, role conflict and job satisfaction among physical education teachers in Greece. International Journal of Educational Management, 18(2), 87-92.
4 Κoustelios, A. (2003). Identifying important management competencies in fitness in Greece. Managing Leisure, 8, 145-153.
5 Koustelios, A. (2001). Burnout among Greek sport centers employees. Sport Management Review, 4(2), 151-163.
6 Koustelios, A., & Bagiatis, K. (1997). The employee satisfaction inventory: Development of a scale to measure satisfaction of Greek employees. Educational and Psychological   Measurement, 57, (3), 469-476.






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