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. He does research on corporate governance and strategy. At CBS, he teaches corporate finance and corporate governance. He has also taught courses in strategy, organizational design, and research methods. He currently serves on the editorial review boards of several scholarly journals. Previously, he was on the Faculty at the University Carlos III of Madrid and at Erasmus University Rotterdam (RSM), and a visiting researcher at the University of California, Irvine. He received his Habilitation from the University of Paris-Dauphine and his PhD from HEC Paris.

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Selected publications
Thomsen S., Kavadis N. 2022. Enterprise foundations: Law, taxation, governance, and performance. Annals of Corporate Governance, 6(4): 227-333.
Kavadis N., Heyden M.L.M., Sidhu J.S. 2022. Fresh in the saddle: The influence of a new CEO’s vision and origin, and CEO succession type on market actors’ reactions. Long Range Planning, 55(2).
Kavadis N., Castañer X. 2019. Institutions, governance, and strategy in a changing global landscape: The case of boards of directors in large listed firms in France. In J. Gabrielsson et al. (Eds.) Research Handbook of Boards of Directors, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
Heyden M.L.M., Kavadis N., Neuman Q. 2017. External corporate governance and strategic investment behaviors of target CEOs. Journal of Management, 43(7): 2065-2089.
Kavadis N., Castañer X. 2015. Who drives corporate restructuring? Co-existing owners in French firms. Corporate Governance: An International Review, 23(5): 417-433.
Kavadis N., Castañer X. 2014. Ownership effects on unrelated diversification: An institutions’ perspective. In B. Villalonga (Ed.), Finance and Strategy Issue of Advances in Strategic Management, Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.
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(7): 863-876.
Kavadis N., Bezemer P.J., Van den Bosch F.A.J., Volberda H.W. 2012. Upshots of 'good' governance: When and how independent boards change the composition of top teams. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, DOI: 10.5465/AMBPP.2012.117.
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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
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