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Associate Professor John Politis

PhDMgt, GCertEntMgt, GCUTL, MEngMEch, BEngMEch, CertEOT, CertOEdT, CertAirTech

FIMLAust NZ, FIEAust, FIPENZ, MAMA, MASME, FEANI EUR ING, TCG

Dr John Politis is a Senior Academic of Management at Charles Darwin University, Australia, an Adjunct Virtual Professor of Laureate International Universities – University of Roehampton, UK, and former Associate Profession of Management at Neapolis University, Cyprus. He holds a Ph.D. in Management from the University of Technology, Sydney; Australia, and has published over 50 peer reviewed articles in academic journals and conference proceedings. He a Fellow of a number of professional associations, including the Australian Institute of Management and the Australian Institute of Engineers, and have received numerous awards and recognitions for his work.

John is a member of a number of editorial boards, including The Leadership and Organisational Development Journal, and the Journal of Knowledge Management Research and Practice and he is experienced External Examiner of PhD and Master Dissertations.

    • Business Leadership
    • Organisational behaviour
    • Knowledge Management
    • Innovation, Creativity and Productivity
    • Quality Management
    • Graduate Certificate in University Learning and Teaching – Charles Darwin University, Australia  (2016)
    • Certificate Effective Online Tutoring -The University of Oxford, Department for Continuing Education, United Kingdom (2013)
    • Doctor of Philosophy Management – University of Technology, Sydney Australia (2002)
    • Certificate Online Education & Training  – University of London, Institute of Education, United Kingdom (2003)
    • Graduate Certificate Enterprise Management – Swinburne University of Technology, Australia (1996)
    • Master in Engineering Mechanical Engineering – Aristotles University, Greece (1988)
    • Bachelor of Engineering Mechanical Engineering – University of Melbourne, Australia (1984
    • Certificate of Technology Aircraft Engineering – Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia (1981).

Full-time appointments

    • Senior Academic of Management and Academic Director Sydney campus at Charles Darwin University, Australia
      February 2014 – Present
    • Associate Professor of Management and Director of the MBA Program
      Neapolis University Pafos, Cyprus
      January 2011 – January 2014
    • Pioneering Faculty and Course Coordinator of the Business and Engineering Management Programs Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
      August 2000 – January 2011
    • Lecturer of Management
      Central Queensland University, Sydney Campus, Australia
      August 1999 – July 2000

    Part-time appointments

    • Adjunct Virtual Professor of Laureate International UniversitiesUniversity of Roehampton, United Kingdom February 2016 – Present
    • Virtual Adjunct Associate Professor of Management
      Neapolis University Pafos, Cyprus
      February 2014 – June 2016
    • Virtual Adjunct Instructor of Engineering Management
      Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
      February 2011 – June 2015
    • Faculty of the Executive MBA Program
      Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
      October 2009 – January 2011
    • Adjunct Lecturer and Subject Convener of Operations and Technology Management
      Macquarie Graduate School of Management, Australia
      January 2000 – June 2007
    • Adjunct Lecturer of Operations Management
      University of Technology Sydney, Australia
      1996 – 1999
    • Adjunct Lecturer of Operations Management and Subject Coordinator
      University of Western Sydney, Graduate School of Management, Australia
      1996 – 1999.

Full-time appointments

    • Hawker de Havilland (Currently Boeing Australia Limited), Australia (1997–1999)
      Post: Intelligent Manufacturing Systems and Technology R&D Coordinator/Leader and Advisor to the General Manager, Australia
    • Hawker de Havilland, Sydney, Australia (1993–1997)
      Post: Procurement, Production Control and Administration Support Team Leader, Aerospace Composites Manufacturing Division
    • Hawker de Havilland, Sydney, Australia (1991–1993)
      Post: Production Control & Design Leader of the McDonnell Douglas Explorer Helicopter
    • Hellenic Vehicle Industry, Thessaloniki, Greece (1988–1991)
      Post: Maintenance, Facilities and Expansions Programs Deputy Manager
    • Hellenic Vehicle Industry, Thessaloniki, Greece (1987–1991)
      Post: Project Manager for U.S., German and Swiss projects
    • Hellenic Vehicle Industry, Thessaloniki, Greece (1984–1987)
      Post: Manufacturing and Quality Control Superintendent
    • Government Aircraft Factories, Melbourne, Australia (1977–1985)
      Post: Production Supervisor, Quality Assurance Officer and Aircraft Mechanic Tradesman.
    • Faculty of the Year Award, Dubai Men’s College, UAE (2007-08)
    • Teaching Excellence Award, Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Commission, USA (2004)
    • Award for Highly Commended Research Paper, Literati Club, Emerald Publications UK (2004), for the paper Politis, J. D. (2003) “The Connection Between Trust & Knowledge Management: What Are Its Implications for Team Performance” Journal of Knowledge Management, Vol. 7, No. 5, pp. 55 – 66
    • Award for Excellence for Outstanding Research Paper, Literati Club, Emerald Publication UK (2002), for the paper Politis, J. D. (2001) “The Relationship of Various Leadership Styles to Knowledge Management” The Leadership and Organizational Development Journal, Vol. 22, No. 8, pp. 354 – 364
    • Serenko, A. and Dumay J. (2015), The article Politis, J. D. (2003) titled “The Connection Between Trust & Knowledge Management: What Are Its Implications for Team Performance” has been included in the citations classics of the Journal of Knowledge Management, Vol. 19, No. 2, p. 429
    • Who’s Who In The World, Marquis Who’s Who 13th Edition (1996)

Elected

    • Fellow of the Institute of Managers and Leaders, Australia and New Zealand (FIMLAust NZ)
    • Member, American Management Association, USA (MAMA)
    • Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Australia (FIEAust)
    • Fellow of Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (FIPENZ)
    • Chartered Professional Engineer, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, USA (MASME)
    • Chartered Professional Engineer, European Federation of National Engineering Associations, European Union (FEANI EUR ING)
    • Chartered Professional Engineer, Technical Chamber of Greece (TCG).

Rory Allardice

MBAEdMgt, MATeachLing, BEnglish/French

IELTS, PET, FCE, CAE and CPE

Rory Allardice currently works as an online tutor of English. He is an English Language specialist with wide international, professional experience that includes work in the UK, France, Italy, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Armenia, Georgia, Russia, China and the UAE. Rory has worked in a variety of educational systems including those of the U.K., the U.A.E., the U.S.A., Canada and Poland. Rory worked for 15 years for the British council in 6 countries. His duties included managing international examinations such as IELTS, PET, FCE, CAE and CPE.

Rory has held various management roles at universities including; Chair of English, Manager of EMBA and Corporate Training, Director of English Department and Director of Studies and has been involved in several university management teams.

Rory’s examination experience includes being an Assessment Specialist for OCR (Oxford, Cambridge & RSA) for the GCSE examinations in English. He has been an accredited IELTS examiner (Speaking and Writing) for 25 years. He is an External Examiner and Supervisor of Master’s Dissertations and an editor of academic articles including PhD theses.

    • E-Learning
    • Educational Management
    • External examiner of IELTS, GCSE, Oxford, Cambridge & RSA, PhD and Masters Editorships
    • Experienced External Examiner and Supervisor of Master Dissertations
    • Accredited Examiner (Speaking and Writing) of IELTS
    • Assessment Specialist for OCR (Oxford, Cambridge & RSA) for the GCSE examinations in English
    • Assessment Specialist for the GCSE Examinations
    • Editor of PhD Theses and academic journals
    • MBA in Educational Management – University of Leicester, United Kingdom (2005)
    • MA in English Language Teaching and Linguistics – University of York, United Kingdom (1984)
    • Bachelor in English / French – University of Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom (1976)

Freelance Work Experience

    • Editor/Proofreader of Academic Research Papers, PhD theses and novels
    • Supervisor of Masters’ Dissertations
    • Cambridge University Press Exam Writer
    • OCR (Oxford, Cambridge & RSA) Assessment
    • Specialist (GCSE) examinations
    • Online Teacher of English,

Freelance work experience runs from 2014 – present

 

Professional Expertise

    • Online Tutoring
    • Proofreading and Editing
    • Academic and Business English
    • EMBA Management
    • English Language (TEFL/ TESOL)
    • Liberal Studies (General Education)
    • International Exams (Pearson/ IELTS/ UCLES)
    • Executive Management – Corporate Training

 

Full-time appointments

    • Director of English Language Centre: Academic English Studies, Rochester Institute of Technology, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2013 – 2014
    • Manager Student Success, and Academic Language Training and Business English, University of Waterloo, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2012 – 2013
    • Chair of Graduate Studies and Corporate Training Programmes, and
    • Chair of Liberal Studies (General Education), and
    • Chair of Certificate, Diploma, Higher Diploma and Bachelor Degree, and
    • Specialist in Academic English and Business English, Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 1997 – 2012
    • Director of Studies British Council English Language Centre, and
    • Manager of UCLES examinations (IELTS, Cambridge First Certificate, Advanced and Proficiency Examinations), and
    • Specialist in Academic English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland, 1989 – 1996
    • English Language Lecturer, Charles University, Prague, Czechoslovakia, 1986 – 1989
    • English Language Lecturer and Teacher Trainer, Guangzhou Institute of Foreign Languages, China, 1985 – 1986
    • English Language Lecturer, Leningrad Polytechnic Institute, Russia, 1982 – 1983
    • English Language Lecturer, Armenia State University, Yerevan, Armenia, 1981 – 1982
    • English Language Lecturer, Chavchavadze Institute of Foreign Languages, Tbilisi, Georgia, 1980 – 1981
    • Teacher of English and General Studies, Morrison’s Academy, Crieff, Scotland, United Kingdom, 1978 – 1980
    • Teacher of English as a Foreign Language, The European School, Novara, Italy, 1977 – 1978
    • Assistant Language Teacher, Lycée Louis Pergaud, Besancon, France, 1972 – 1973
    • Oxford, Cambridge, RSA Assessor for GCSE
    • ISW Instructional Skills
    • ILSW Independent Learning Skills
    • Certified IELTS Examiner (Reading + Writing)
    • Certificate in Online Education + Training, University of London, UK, 2004
    • Certificate of Education (English / French), Aberdeen College of Education, UK, 1977
  • English, French, Armenian, Russian, Polish, Italian, currently learning Greek
  • Travel Writer: Travel books published on the following countries
  • Armenia, Georgia, Russia, Myanmar, Cuba, Ethiopia, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Nepal, India, Pakistan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, Zanzibar, Yemen, Syria, France, Italy
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