Department of Accounting

  • Center for Corporate Governance
Associate professor

Room: SOL/C5.02
E-mail: nk.ccg@cbs.dk

Nikolaos Kavadis (Nikos) is Associate Professor at the Center for Corporate Governance of Copenhagen Business School. Previously, he was on the Faculty at the University Carlos III of Madrid, at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, and a visiting researcher at the University of California, Irvine. His research contributes to the understanding of corporate governance, corporate strategy and responsibility in different countries across the world. At CBS, he teaches corporate finance and corporate governance. He has also taught courses in strategy, organizational design, and research methods. He currently serves as Editor or Editorial Board member in several scholarly journals. He has received numerous awards and distinctions for his research, teaching, and service. He obtained his Habilitation from the University of Paris-Dauphine and his PhD from HEC Paris.


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Selected publications

Kavadis N., Hermes N., Oehmichen J., Zattoni A., Fainshmidt S. 2024. Sustainable value creation in multinational enterprises : The role of corporate governance actors. Journal of World Business, 59(1): 101503.

Heyden M., Kavadis N., Neuman Q. 2017. External corporate governance and strategic investment behaviors of target CEOs. Journal of Management, 43(7): 2065-2089.

Castañer X., Kavadis N. 2013. Does good governance prevent bad strategy? A study of corporate governance, financial diversification and value creation by French corporations, 2000-2006. Strategic Management Journal, 34: 863-876.

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Jordan Mitchell; Throstur Olaf Sigurjonsson; Nikolaos Kavadis; Stefan Wendt / Green Bonds and Sustainable Business Models in Nordic Energy Companies
In: Current Research in Environmental Sustainability, Vol. 7, 1.2024
Journal article > peer review
Nikolaos Kavadis; Niels Hermes; Jana Oehmichen; Alessandro Zattoni; Stav Fainshmidt / Sustainable Value Creation in Multinational Enterprises : The Role of Corporate Governance Actors.
In: Journal of World Business, Vol. 59, No. 1, 1.2024
Journal article > peer review
Nikolaos Kavadis; Steen Thomsen / Sustainable Corporate Governance : A Review of Research on Long‐term Corporate Ownership and Sustainability.
In: Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 31, No. 1, 1.2023, p. 198-226
Journal article > peer review
Steen Thomsen; Nikolaos Kavadis / Enterprise Foundations : Law, Taxation, Governance, and Performance.
Delft : Now Publishers Inc. 2022, 107 p. (Annals of Corporate Governance, No. 4, Vol. 6)
Book > peer review
Nikolaos Kavadis; Mariano L. M. Heyden; Jatinder S. Sidhu / Fresh in the Saddle : The Influence of a New CEO's Vision and Origin, and CEO Succession Type on Market Actors' Reactions.
In: Long Range Planning, Vol. 55, No. 2, 4.2022
Journal article > peer review
Xavier Castaner; Maria Goranova; Niels Hermes; Nikolaos Kavadis; Alessandro Zattoni / Ownership and Corporate Governance across Institutional Contexts
In: Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 30, No. 6, 11.2022, p. 638-655
Journal article > peer review
Nikolaos Kavadis; Xavier Castaner / Institutions, Governance, and Strategy in a Changing Global Landscape : The Case of Boards of Directors in Large Listed Firms in France.
In: Research Handbook on Boards of Directors : Edward Elgar Publishing 2019, p. 315-329
Book chapter > peer review
Mariano L.M. Heyden; Nikolaos Kavadis; Qiomy Neuman / External Corporate Governance and Strategic Investment Behaviors of Target CEOs
In: Journal of Management, Vol. 43, No. 7, 1.9.2017, p. 2065-2089
Journal article > peer review
Nikolaos Kavadis; Xavier Castañer / Who Drives Corporate Restructuring? : Co-existing Owners in French Firms.
In: Corporate governance: An International Review, Vol. 23, No. 5, 1.9.2015, p. 417-433
Journal article > peer review
Nikolaos Kavadis; Xavier Castañer / Ownership Effects on Unrelated Diversification : An Institutions' Perspective.
In: Advances in Strategic Management, Vol. 31, 2014, p. 253-288
Journal article > peer review
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