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John Israilidis

John Israilidis Antoniou

Principal Lecturer

Nottingham Business School

Staff Group(s)
Department of Management


Dr John Israilidis is a Senior Lecturer in Project Management at Nottingham Business School. He is responsible for developing and leading a new MSc in Project Management and will be contributing to teaching and research in the areas of project and operations management.

John has extensive experience in teaching and supervising students on undergraduate, postgraduate and corporate programmes. His research interests currently focus on ignorance management, organisational learning and the effectiveness of knowledge management processes in multinational organisations.

Career overview

Before joining Nottingham Business School, John was a Senior Lecturer in Operational Performance at the School of Business, Leadership and Economics, Staffordshire University.

John holds PhD and MSc degrees in Business and Management from Loughborough University. Previously, he has worked with Fortune 500 companies in several fields, including sales, performance improvement and consulting in Germany, Greece and the United Kingdom.

Research areas

John’s research is mainly focused on operations and project management looking at reducing knowledge loss and managing dysfunctional knowledge management scenarios in organisations. The findings and recommendations of his work are currently used by practitioners in the Aerospace and Defence industry, are published in peer-reviewed academic journals, and have been presented at international conferences on Information and Knowledge Management, Organisational Learning and Systems Thinking.

John also received the 2016 Emerald Literati Network Award for Excellence for his work on employee ignorance and knowledge sharing.

John is interested in supervising students in the following areas:

  • Information and Knowledge Management
  • Organisational Learning
  • Cross-cultural Collaboration
  • Knowledge Dynamics

External activity

John is an External Examiner for International Y1 Business and Management at the University of Sussex.

He has also served as a Reviewer for Knowledge Management Research & Practice and the European Academy of Management.

Sponsors and collaborators

John has served as Co-Investigator in a £290,541 project funded by the College of Policing, HEFCE and the Home Office. The project aimed at developing effective knowledge exchange mechanisms between police forces and partner agencies in order to improve safeguarding for families experiencing domestic violence.