Core Faculty

Pavlos Vlachos

Professor of Marketing, The Theodore Papalexopoulos Chair in Sustainability B.Sc., Athens University of Economics and Business; MBA, National Technical University of Athens; Ph.D., Athens University of Economics and Business

Pavlos A. Vlachos (Ph.D.) is the Theodore Papalexopoulos Chair in Sustainability and Associate Professor of Marketing at ALBA Graduate Business School, The American College of Greece (with tenure). He has served as the academic director of the Alba MBA (AMBA accredited) and his teaching includes Research Methods, Strategic Marketing, Marketing Analytics and Corporate Social Responsibility. His current research explores organizational social evaluations and particularly how different stakeholders—including employees, job seekers, customers, investors and financial analysts—understand and react to Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability. He serves as an Associate Editor for Journal of Business Research (section: CSR/Ethics). Among others his work has appeared in Organizational Behavior & Human Decision Processes, Journal of Management Studies, Human Relations, Harvard Business Review, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Business Ethics, European Journal of Information Systems, Industrial & Organizational Psychology (Perspectives), Industrial Marketing Management, Journal of Business Research, and International Journal of Human Resource Management among others.

Contact Details

TEL.: (+30) 210-896 4531-8 Fax : (+30) 210-896 4737 E mail : [email protected] More information here


Kay, A., Charles, T., Reb, J., Vlachos, P.A. (in press). “Mindfully Outraged: Mindfulness Amplifies Retribution via Moral Outrage at Third-Party Injustice,” Organizational Behavioral and Human Decision Processes (ABS=4; IF=5.606) (Equal 2nd co-authorship)

Kassinis, G., Kay, A., Papagiannakis, G., Vlachos, P.A. (in press) “Stigma as Moral Insurance: How Stigma Buffers Firms from the Market Consequences of Greenwashing?” Journal of Management Studies (ABS=4; FT; Special issue: Organizational Stigma) (equal contribution).

Bachrach, D.G., Vlachos, P.A., Irwin, K., Morgeson, F (2022). “Does how firms invest in CSR matter? An attributional model of how job seekers react to configurational variation in CSR,” Human Relations vol.73, pp.532-559 (ABS=4) (first two authors equally contributed) (IF=5.658).

Vlachos, P.A., Avramidis, P., Panagopoulos, N., (2020) “How to Optimize Your Company’s Approach to Data Privacy,” Harvard Business Review, Available at:

Vlachos P.A, Panagopoulos, N., Bachrach, D., Morgeson, F.P. (2017). “The effect of managerial and employee attributions of corporate social responsibility initiatives,” Journal of Organizational Behavior, vol. 38, no. 7, pp. 1111-1129 (IF=10.079).

Panagopoulos, N., Rapp, A., & Vlachos, P.A. (2016). “I Think They Think We Are Good Citizens: Meta-Perceptions as Antecedents of Employees' Reactions to Corporate Social Responsibility,” Journal of Business Research, vol. 69, no. 8, pp. 2781-2790 (authors equally contributed) (IF=10.969)

Vlachos, P., Panagopoulos, N., & Rapp, A. (2014). “Employee Cognitions of and Behaviors towards Corporate Social Responsibility Programs: A Multi-study Investigation of Direct, Moderating, and Cascading Effects,” Journal of Organizational Behavior, vol. 35, no. 7, pp. 990-1017 (IF=10.079).

Vlachos, P., Panagopoulos, N., & Rapp, A., (2013). “Feeling Good by Doing Good: Employee CSR-Induced Attribution, Job Satisfaction, and Charismatic Leadership,” Journal of Business Ethics , vol. 118 no. 3, pp. 577-588 (IF=6.331).

Vlachos, P., Tsamakos, A., Vrechopoulos, A. & Avramidis, P., (2009). “Corporate Social Responsibility: Attributions, Loyalty and the Mediating Role of Trust,” Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, vol. 37, no.2, pp. 170-180 (IF=14.904).

Theotokis, A., Vlachos, P., & Pramatari, K. (2008). “The Moderating Role of Customer-Technology Contact on Attitude Towards Technology-Based Services,” European Journal of Information Systems, vol. 17, no.4, pp. 343-351 (IF=9.01)


Best Paper Award, 16th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2008)

PriceWaterhouseCoopers Scholarship for Academic Excellence (2002)

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