Professor Dimitris Bourantas
Dimitris Bourantas is Professor of Management, Director of the Graduate Program in Business Administration for Executive (Executive MBA) and the Master’s Degree (MSc) in Human Resources Management at the Athens University of Economics and Business. He has published a large number of articles for the most prestigious international scientific journals. He has authored 10 books, of which have become best-sellers: “Management” , “Human Resources Management” (BENOSEditions), “Leadership: The Road to Continuing Success” (KRITIKI editions). The novel “I learned you all but I Lost a Word”, (PATAKIS) won the Readers’ Prize (2008) and has been on the sales lists for four years. In addition, his books “On the Stage without Rehearsal” (PATAKISeditions), “The Letter of Hope” (LIVANISeditions), “Talking to My Kids About Really Successful Career and Personal Life”, “The Great Philosophers and Staff Management” (PATAKISeditions), “Cry of Silence”, (poetry collection, Patakis editions), have been on the Best Sellers list for several months. In addition, the book “Leadership meta-competencies”, Ashgate-Gower Editions, has been published on Amazon’s retailers list. He recently published the novel “If You Leave Me the Word to Know You” (PATAKIS editions ) which is a continuation of “All I Learned But I Lost a Word”.
He has also supervised doctoral dissertations in which the first and second European awards have been awarded. Also he has many years of professional experience working as an executive, consultant and trainer for Greek and international organizations and for a large number of Greek and multinational companies.
Each year he delivers more than 60 lectures to non-profit organizations. Dimitris Bourantas specializes in developing senior executives and teams, managing change, managing corporate culture and strategically aligning businesses and organizations. He has been repeatedly awarded the “High Teaching Performance Title” by the Department of Administrative Science and Technology of the Athens University of Economics and Business. Many of his interviews have been hosted in the daily and magazine press, as well as on radio and television in Greece and abroad (New York Times, DieZeit, German Radio, Finnish TV, etc.)