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Paraskevi Dimakou is an affiliated research fellow at the House of Innovation, Stockholm School of Economics with an educational background in economics and management. Her research foci are on exchanges in networks as well as on gender equality in business contexts. 

She has worked on the development of sustainable gender equality plans for research performing organisations. In her PhD thesis she examined the role of exchange in network ties and how this role brings about entrepreneurial change in the family business context. 

She obtained her PhD from Lancaster University Management School, UK. She has taught and she has led courses on entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial learning, leadership and management, corporate strategy, family business and social innovation at Lancaster University (UK), Ecole Supérieure du Commerce Extérieur (France) and Stockholm School of Economics (Sweden).


Afiouni, F., Dimakou, P. and Apospori, E. (2022) 'Examining gender equality in various organizational and national contexts', Academy of Management Proceedings 2022 (1).

Dimakou, P. and Paca, E. (2023) 'Gendered obstacles in the family firm', in: The Elgar Encyclopaedia of Gender and Management (Forthcoming).

Jack, S. and Dimakou, P. (2023) 'Family business: kinship ties and networks', in: The Elgar Encyclopaedia of Family Business (Forthcoming).

Paca, E. and Dimakou, P. (2023) 'Gender and Organisational Psychodynamics: a Jungian lens', in: The Elgar Encyclopaedia of Gender and Management (Forthcoming).