Yannis Georgellis is Deputy Head of School (Research and Enterprise) at Kent Business School, University of Kent, UK. Professor Georgellis is known for his work on happiness, adaptation, and employee well-being. Spanning across several disciplines, his research explores psychological aspects of decision-making processes within the general context of employee happiness, well-being, and engagement, and their impact on organisational performance.
Professor Georgellis has published numerous articles in the areas of human resource management, organisational behaviour, applied psychology and behavioural economics. His work has appeared in such journals as Human Resource Management, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Economic Journal, British Journal of Management, Psychological Science, and Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, among others.
His work has attracted several thousand citations in Google Scholar and he is a top 5% author in the REPEC worldwide citation rankings. Professor Georgellis is a Distinguished Associate of the International Atlantic Economic Society (IAES).
Yannis’s portfolio of taught courses includes: Contemporary Employment Studies; Managerial Economics; Labour Economics; Microeconomics, International Human Resources Management; Human Resources Management in Context; Behavioural Science in Management; Managing People, Information, and Knowledge; Personnel Economics for Managers.