Dr. Gregory Prastacos

Building: Babbio Center
Room: 408A
Phone: 201 216 8366
Email: gprastac@stevens.edu
School:  School of Business
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Columbia University, New York, USA, 1972.
  • Master of Science in Computer Science, Columbia University, 1973.
  • Doctor of Engineering Science in Operations Research, Columbia University, 1977.
  • Business Analytics
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Balanced Scorecard Strategies
  • Technology & Innovation Management
General Information

Gregory P. Prastacos is the Dean of the School of Business at Stevens Institute of Technology, where he also serves as Professor of Management Science. Before joining Stevens he was Professor of Management Science and Rector of the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB), Athens, Greece. He studied at Columbia University, where he received a bachelor's and master's in computer science and a doctorate in operations research. He was previously on the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, and has held visiting appointments at a number of Universities and Research Institutes in Europe and Asia.

Dean Prastacos' professional interests are in the areas of management science, information technology, and their use for innovation and business transformation in the information society. He has published five books and approximately 70 papers in international academic journals and edited volumes. His papers have appeared in some of the top journals in his field, such as Management Science, Operations Research, Journal of Management, Information and Management, Long Range Planning, and others. One of his recent books on “Managerial Decision Making” has been translated in Chinese and published by Tsinghua University Press (2011). Another recent book he co-edited on "Leadership through the Classics" has been published by Springer (2013).

For his work on the logistics of perishable inventory he has been awarded the Edelman Award by TIMS/INFORMS. For his work on financial management under uncertainty, he has been awarded the 1st prize of the Hellenic OR Society. His work on blood inventory management has been cited in the centennial issue of Science as exemplary OR work internationally. His work on competency modeling has been used worldwide as a basis for successful HR practice. His work on absorptive capacity has been selected among the best papers of the Academy of Management. In 2008, INFORMS honored him with an Honorary Medal for significant achievements in Operations Research. Throughout his career he has received numerous teaching excellence and exceptional contribution awards (2002, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2010).

Dr. Prastacos possesses significant academic leadership experience. As dean at Stevens (since February 2012) he has launched a number of initiatives that have transformed the school from a school of technology management to an accredited school of business. Since he joined Stevens, a new strategic plan for the school has been developed and is being implemented; five new undergraduate majors and three new graduate programs were launched; undergraduate applications increased by 100%, while graduate applications by 81%; aggressive hiring of faculty has taken place, with the number of research-active faculty almost doubling; a best-ever retention rate of 97% has been achieved; two graduate programs were ranked among the top 10 in the country; advisory boards were established; two newsletters were launched, significantly increasing the school’s outreach; research focus and excellence have consistently been emphasized; faculty support initiatives have been put in place; the SSRN research rankings of the school have dramatically improved, putting Stevens in the top 100 business schools for the first time; two agreements with international business schools have been signed; and more. In May 2015, the school was granted accreditation by AACSB, the first non-STEM related accreditation in Stevens’ 140 years of history. In July 2015, it was formally renamed to the School of Business.

As Rector of AUEB (2007-2011) he spearheaded the internationalization of the university, increased the number of graduate programs offered, enhanced the research activity through internal funding, established the alumni association of the University, established the Business Confucius Institute of Athens (fully funded by the government of China - Hanban), launched the International Entrepreneurship Chair (fully funded by the government of India - ICCR), established several joint programs with European Universities through the EU program Hermes, increased significantly the fundraising, and more.

Prior to becoming Rector at AUEB, he was the founding director (1999-2007) of AUEB’s International MBA Program (www.imba.aueb.gr), widely considered as the No. 1 MBA program in Greece. During his term, the program was accredited by AMBA (2005), gained international visibility, appeared in international rankings (2006), and grew to attract students from more than 25 countries. In 2010 the school was awarded “The Most Innovative Business School in Southern Europe, 2010”. Dr. Prastacos was also the founding director (2000-2011) of AUEB’s Management Science Laboratory (www.msl.aueb.gr), a leading ISO-certified management research center in Europe, that has attracted significant funding from the European Union and other national and private funding organizations.

Dr. Prastacos also has significant consulting experience. As an independent consultant, as well as an ex-Senior Partner and Chairman of Deloitte’s Management Consulting Practice in Greece (1997-2002), he has helped numerous organizations to develop strategies and systems and improve performance through organizational restructuring, IT systems and strategy, personnel development, balanced scorecard strategies, etc. The organizations he has worked with include major companies in banking, insurance, airline, airport management, postal services, health, mining, Internet service providers, and municipalities.

Dr. Prastacos serves on the Board of Directors of the Alexander S. Onassis Foundation (USA). He is an elected Fellow of the Washington Academy of Sciences, serves on the editorial board of several academic journals, and is on the board of his home school, Athens College. He has previously served as Founding Co-Chairman of the Business Confucius Institute of Athens, a joint initiative between Greece and China, and has been on the Board of Directors (BoD) of the Hellenic Management Association, the BoD of the Hellenic OR Society, the Scientific Council of the Greek National Economic Research Institute, as well as the BoD’s of a number of companies. He is a frequent speaker to conferences, and an advisor to government organizations and private industry. 

  • 2012-Current:  Stevens Institute of Technology, School of Business, Dean and Professor of Management Science.
  • 1981-2012: The Athens University of Economics and Business, Professor of Management Science (1981-2012), Rector of the University (2007-2011), Founding Director of the MBA International Program (1999-2007), Founding Director of the Management Science Research Laboratory (2000-2011), Chairman of the Marketing and Management Science Department (1997-1999), Vice-Chairman of the University Research Center (1997-1999)
  • 1978-1982:  The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences
  • 1974-78: The Lindsley Kimball Research Institute of the New York Blood Center, Research Fellow (1977-78), Research Assistant (1974-76)
  • 1977-1978: Columbia University, Graduate School of Business, Adjunct Assistant Professor
  • 1986-1987: University of Paris IX-Dauphine, Laboratoire LAMSADE, France, Visiting Professor of Decision Sciences
  • 1986-1987: Researcher A', National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS)
  • 1983 – 2011: Short-term Visiting positions at various Universities in Switzerland, France, Spain, India, and China.
Professional Service

EDITORIAL ACTIVITY (Member of the Editorial Board):    

  • International Journal of Information Technology & Management (2002 - )
  • European Journal of International Management (Sage, 2005 - )
  • South Asian Business Review (2007 - )
  • Operational Research – An International Journal (Springer, 2008 - )
  • American Journal of Operational Research (2011 - )
  • Interfaces (Editor-at-Large, 1992-95)


  • Member of the Board of Directors, Onassis Foundation (USA) (2015 - )
  • Co-Chairman (founding), Business Confucius Institute of Athens (2008 - 2011)
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Hellenic Management Association - EEDE (2005- 2007).
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors, Deloitte & Touche Consulting SA (1996-2002).
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors, OMAS Consulting SA (1986-1996).
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Hellenic Operations Research Society - HELORS (1981-88).
  • Member of the Scientific Board, National Centre for Planning and Economic Research of Greece - KEPE (1984-85).
  • Co-Chairman of the international Conference “Leadership and Management in a Changing World: Lessons from Ancient East and West Philosophy”, Athens, 2011 (www.leadershipclassics.org).
  • Member of the Organizing Committee of the International Conference “New Frontiers in Business and Information Technologies”, Korea University Business School, Seoul (2007)
  • Chairman of the Conference “Innovation: Defining Factors and Open Questions for the Greek Economy” (2003).
  • Member of the International Organizing Committee of the Decision Sciences Institute International Conference (1999).
  • Member of the Organizing Committee of the European Conference LILIS (EC DG III), “Continuing Education in the Information Society” (1996).
  • Chairman of the 7th National Conference of the Hellenic Operational Research Society (1987).
  • Member of the evaluation panel to select the “Entrepreneur of the Year”, Ernst & Young (2011).
  • Member of the evaluation team for the “Business Plan Competition”, National Bank of Greece (2010).
  • Member of evaluation panels to assess Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policies of companies in multiple occasions (2008, 2009, 2010).
  • Chair of the evaluation teams for the selection of the Scientific Director of the Athens Academy of Sciences Research Institute (2006, 2011).
  • Member of the judging panel for the INFORMS Financial Services Section's Best Student Paper Competition (2004).
  • Member of the McKinsey Quarterly Online Executive Panel (2004).
  • Head of European Union Missions to Romania and Georgia to map R&D potential of the countries and make propositions for the development of research collaborations (2005).
  • Member of the 7-member EU panel of experts to evaluate the 5th European Framework Program (2000-01).
  • Researcher A’, French National Centre of Scientific Research (CNRS), conducting research on Decision Support Systems and Logistics (1986-87).
  • Visiting Research Fellow, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) (1979, 1980, 1981), conducting research on the application of Systems Analysis in Health Care.


  • "Building Strategic University-Industry Collaborations", 2nd World Summit on Accreditation (WOSA-2), New Delhi, India, March 2014.
  • Building Analytical Capabilities in Today's Cutting-Edge Organizations", Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE), Beijing, China, June 2013.
  • "Teaching Decision Making in the Information Society", Renmin University, Beijing, China, July 2012.
  • "Developing Managerial Skills for Successful Investments", 1st Hellenic-China Business Partnering Conference, Athens, Greece, June 2011.
  • “Academic Excellence in Management Education”, Inaugural Ceremony of AUEB’s NOBEL Economics Series, Megaron Mousikis, Athens, Greece, April 2011.
  • “Business Education in the Information Economy: Leadership, Responsibility and Entrepreneurship”, Rectors' Conference,  Washington, DC, January 2011.
  • “Financial and Economic Crisis: The Return to Stability”, Session Chairman in the Conference sponsored by the Alumni of the Onassis Foundation, Athens, Greece, June 2010.
  • “Strategic Decision Making in Supply Chain Management”, University of Strasbourg, France, 2009.
  • “Developing an Observatory for Operational Excellence of Universities”, Annual Meeting of UNICA Universities, Paris, France, November 2009.
  • “Bridging the ties between Greece and China”, Confucius Institute Opening Ceremony, Megaron Mousikis, Athens, Greece, October 2009.
  • “Academic Collaborations as a Means for Cultural Exchange and Business Development”, Adriatic-Ioanian Conference, Corfu, Greece, 2009.
  • “Career Planning: Unlocking your Own Potential”, Novo Nordisk Annual Leaders Meeting, Executive Training Program, Milan, Italy, January 2009.
  • “Creating Value in a World Without Boundaries”, BSH Annual Meeting, Athens, Greece, December 2007.
  • “Recent Areas of interest in Decision Making Research”, NMIMS University, Mumbai, India, April 2007.
  • “Indo-Greek Relationships: History and Prospects”, NMIMS University, Mumbai, India, April 2007.
  • “Managing Supply Chain Risks”, Université Robert Schumann, Strasbourg, France, 2007.
Consulting Service

Over 30 years of consulting experience in a variety of roles and industries. Initial experience as an independent consultant was commercialized in 1986 by launching and leading the OMAS SA management consulting company. The company grew to be a 30-people company, and became a market leader in Decision Support Systems, Business Intelligence Systems, Data Warehousing, and Customer Relationship Management. In 1996, after 10 years of continuous growth, the company merged with Deloitte & Touche, to create Deloitte & Touche Consulting. He remained as Chairman of the Board of Deloitte & Touche Consulting until 2002. His experience focuses on the Banking, Telecoms and IT sectors. Indicative projects he has led include the following:

  • Development of a decision support Systems for assets and iiabilities management of a major bank.
  • Development of a decision support systems for optimal pension career and manpower planning.
  • Developing a bonus system for a banking organization.
  • Analysis of the economic impact of an international airport.
  • Design of a reverse supply chain for used lubricants.
  • Analysis of the governance and related issues of a major city's Transportation Authority.
  • Development of IT strategy for a major mobile telephony provider.
  • Business plan for the financial portal of a major Internet provider.
  • Development of a balanced scorecard strategy for an international university.
  • Operational efficiency observatory for European universities.
  • Development of management training and research in Lithuania.
  • Profile identification of bank branches and development of a targeted marketing strategy of a commercial bank.
  • Development of a competencies management framework for human resources management.
  • Development of a balanced scorecard system for performance management of a bank's IT department.
  • Development of the CRM strategy for a major insurance company.
  • Numerous projects that have to do with issues of logistics in blood management at the hospital or the regional level.
  • Evaluation of a number of National Blood Systems of several countries.
Honors & Awards
  • Honorary Medal for significant achievements in Operations Research by the Institute for Management Sciences and Operations Research (INFORMS) at the INFORMS Annual Practice Conference, Baltimore, USA (2008).
  • Selection of paper (co-authored with Brachos D., Söderquist, K.E. and Kostopoulos K.) “Knowledge Effectiveness Social Context and Innovation”, published in Journal of Knowledge Management, as a Highly Commended paper at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence (2008).
  • Selection of papers among the Best Papers of the Academy of Management Conference (2007, 2009).
  • Teaching Excellence and Exceptional Contribution Awards, Athens University of Economics and Business (2002, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2010).
  • Best Paper Award for paper (co-authored with Paraskevopoulos D. and Ioannou G.) “A Decision Support System for Waste Lube Oils Collection”, presented at the 11th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, Northeastern University, Shenyang, China (2005).
  • Elected Fellow of the Washington Academy of Sciences, for significant contributions in Operations Research and Applications in Health Care Management (1983).
  • 1st Hellenic Prize in Operations Research, awarded by the Hellenic Operations Research Society (HELORS) for contributions made in investment theory (1981).
  • 1st World Prize in the Practice of Management Science (Edelman Award), awarded by the Institute of Management Sciences (INFORMS / TIMS), for significant contributions in inventory management and logistics, and their applications to health care delivery systems (1979).
Grants, Contracts & Funds

Has been awarded and has led more than 25 major research projects, funded by European Commission (EC), the Ministry of Research of Greece, the CNRS (France), the Foundation of Research of Cyprus, and others. Indicative projects include:

  • Evaluation of the impact of the Athens International Airport (AIA). Grant from AIA, 2009.
  • Evaluation of the impact of European R+D programs on the innovation and competitiveness of European firms, and formulation for guidelines for improvement of innovation European Commission. Lots 1 and 2 (EC - DG Enterprises, 2006-08).
  • Mapping of research activities, personnel, and potential, as well as formulation of guidelines for research policy and research collaborations among the Black Sea countries (EC: BS-RESPOT, 2004-06).
  • Evaluating scenaria of development of the various technological sectors, and the impact of innovation on various sectors (EC - FORESIGHT, 2002-03).
  • Evaluation of the socio-economic impact of the Community Framework Program (EC - DG Research, 2001-02).
  • Development and analysis of alternative scenaria on blood self-sufficiency in Europe (EC - DG V: Employment, Industrial Relations, Social Affairs, 1996-97).
  • Evaluation, feasibility study and strategy recommendation for the development of management training and management research in Lithuania (EC -DG I: External Relations, 1995-96). 
  • Development of technologies for flexible production groups in the clothing industry. Evaluator for the European Commission (EC - DG XII: Science, Research and Development, 1994-95).
  • Development of innovative measures for the introduction of long-term unemployed in the labor market. Evaluator for the European Commission (EC - DG XVI: Regional Policy, 1996-97).
  • Identification of the impact of Information Society on Management and Organizations, and development of the MBA curriculum on and for the Information Society (EC - DG III: Industry, 1996-98).
  • Development of tools for fast development of executive information systems (General Secretariat of Research & Technology, 1996-98).
  • Reengineering of processes, development of information systems prototypes, and regional organizational transformation for the European blood industry. (EC -  DG V: Employment, Industrial Relations, Social Affairs, 1990-93).
  • Development and implementation of Computer-Integrating-Manufacturing modules for the clothing industry (European Commission (EC) -DG XII: Science, Research and Development, 1988-90).
  • Case study analysis of the vulnerability of Information Systems in the banking and health sectors of Greece, Italy and France (EC - DG XII: Science, Research and Development, 1989-91).

In addition, he has served repeatedly as evaluator of proposals submitted for funding to the EC and to other funding organizations, as well as expert advisor on innovation and R+D management.

Selected Publications
  1. K. Kostopoulos, G.P. Prastacos, K.E. Soderquist, N. Vonortas. (2016). "Market, Firm, and Project-level Effects on the Innovation Impact of Collaborative R&D Projects", Forthcoming.
  2. K.C. Kostopoulos, Y.E. Spanos, G.P. Prastacos. (2013). "Structure and Function of Team Learning Emergence A Multilevel Empirical Validation", Journal of Management , 39 (6), 1430-1461.
  3. M. Kritikos, R.N. Markellos, G. Prastacos. (2010). "Corporate real estate analysis: evaluating telecom branch efficiency in Greece", Applied Economics, 42 (9), 1133-1143.
  4. K.E. Soderquist, A. Papalexandris, G. Ioannou, G.P. Prastacos. (2010). "From task-based to competency-based: A typology and process supporting a critical HRM transition", Personnel Review, 29 (9), 325-346.
  5. G. Skintzi, G. Ioannou, G. Prastacos. (2008). "Investigating warehousing policies", International Journal of Production Economics, 112 (2), 955-970.
  6. G. Ioannou, M.N. Kritikos, G.P. Prastacos. (2008). "An assignment-based heuristic for vehicle routing with time windows", Operational Research, 8 (3), 219-233.
  7. S. Philippidou, M. Karageorgiou, C. Tarantilis, K.E. Soderquist, G. Prastacos. (2008). "Meeting the challenge of technology‐driven change within an institutional context: The Greek case", Public Administration, 86 (2), 429-442.
  8. D.C. Paraskevopoulos, P.P. Repoussis, C.D. Tarantilis, G. Ioannou, G.P. Prastacos. (2008). "A reactive variable neighborhood tabu search for the heterogeneous fleet vehicle routing problem with time windows", Journal of Heuristics, 14 (5), 425-455.
  9. M. Vakola, K.E. Soderquist, G.P. Prastacos. (2007). "Competency management in support of organizational change", International Journal of Manpower, 28 (3), 260-275.
  10. M. Argyropoulou, G. Ioannou, G.P. Prastacos. (2007). "Enterprise Resource Planning implementation at Small and Medium Sized Enterprises: an initial study of the Greek market", International Journal of Integrated Supply Management , 3 (4), 406-425.
  11. D. Brachos, K. Kostopoulos, K. E. Soderquist, G. Prastacos. (2007). "Knowledge effectiveness, social context and innovation", Journal of Knowledge Management, 11 (5), 31-44. This paper has been selected as a Highly Commended Paper at the 2008 Literati Network Awards for Excellence.
  12. M. Kritikos, G. Ioannou, G.P. Prastacos. (2006). "Application of Data Envelopment Analysis to vehicle routing problems", Astrolavos, 6 (2), 136-155.
  13. C.D. Tarantilis, G. Ioannou, G. Prastacos. (2005). "Advanced vehicle routing algorithms for complex operations management problems", Journal of Food Engineering, 70 (3), 455-471.
  14. G.P. Prastacos, K. E. Sderquist, M. Vakola. (2005). "A Strategic Forward-Looking Approach to Competency Modelling", Business Leadership Review, 2 (1), 1-8.
  15. A. Papalexandris, G. Ioannou, G. Prastacos, K.E. Soderquist. (2005). "An integrated methodology for putting the balanced scorecard into action", European Management Journal, 23 (2), 214-227.
  16. C.D. Tarantilis, G. Ioannou, C.T. Kiranoudis, G.P. Prastacos. (2005). "Solving the open vehicle routeing problem via a single parameter metaheuristic algorithm", Journal of the Operational Research Society , 56 (5), 588-596.
  17. D. Brachos, K. Kostopoulos, G. Prastacos. (2004). "Determinants of Technological Innovation Adoption: The Case of ERP Systems in Greek SME's", Cahiers du Management Technologique, 13 (2), 39-51.
  18. G. Ioannou, K.C. Pramataris, G.P. Prastacos. (2004). "Quality function deployment approach to web site development: Applications for electronic retailing", Les Cahiers du Management Technologique, 13 (3), 1-18.
  19. Y.E. Spanos, G.P. Prastacos. (2004). "The effects of environment, structure, and dynamic capabilities on product innovation strategy", International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, 4 (6), 620-638.
  20. S.S. Philippidou, K.E. Soderquist, G.P. Prastacos. (2004). "Towards new public management in Greek public organizations: leadership vs. management, and the path to implementation", Public Organization Review, 4 (4), 317-337.
  21. C.D. Tarantilis, G. Ioannou, C.T. Kiranoudis, G.P. Prastacos. (2004). "A threshold accepting approach to the open vehicle routing problem", RAIRO-Operations Research, 38 (4), 345-360.
  22. Y.E. Spanos, G. Prastacos. (2004). "Understanding organizational capabilities: towards a conceptual framework", Journal of Knowledge Management , 8 (3), 31-43.
  23. A. Papalexandris, G. Ioannou, G.P. Prastacos. (2004). "Implementing the balanced scorecard in Greece: a software firm's experience", Long Range Planning, 37 (4), 351-366.
  24. G. Ioannou, G. Prastacos, G. Skintzi. (2004). "Inventory positioning in multiple product supply chains", Annals of Operations Research, 126 (1-4), 195-213.
  25. G. Ioannou, M. Kritikos, G. Prastacos. (2003). "A problem generator-solver heuristic for vehicle routing with soft time windows", Omega, 31 (1), 41-53.
  26. G. Skintzi, G. Ioannou, G.P. Prastacos, T. Coats. (2003). "Modelling of facilities for head injuries in London", Operational Research , 3 (3), 197-212.
  27. Y. Spanos, G.P. Prastacos, A. Poulymenakou. (2002). "The Relationship between Information and Communication Technologies Adoption and Management", Information & Management, 39 (6), 659-675, This paper came up in the top 10 in readership among the I&M papers for the period Sept 2000 - Jan 2004.
  28. G. Ioannou, M.N. Kritikos, G.P. Prastacos. (2002). "Map-Route: a GIS-based decision support system for intra-city vehicle routing with time windows", Journal of the Operational Research Society , 53 (8), 842-854.
  29. G.P. Prastacos, K.E. Soderquist, Y.E. Spanos, L.van Wassenhove. (2002). "An Integrated Framework for Managing Change in the New Competitive Landscape", European Management Journal, 20 (1), 55-71.
  30. G. Skintzi, G. Ioannou, G. Prastacos. (2001). "Inventory Positioning in Single Product Supply Chains", Les Cahies du Management Technologique, 11 (2), 33-40.
  31. Y. Spanos, G. Prastacos, V. Papadakis. (2001). "Greek Firms and EMU: Contrasting SMEs and Large-Sized Enterprises", European Management Journal , 19 (6), 638-648.
  32. G. Ioannou, M. Kritikos, G. Prastacos. (2001). "A greedy look-ahead heuristic for the vehicle routing problem with time windows", Journal of the Operational Research Society, 52 (5), 523-537.
  33. G. P. Prastacos, P. Ipsilandis, M. Kalogerakis. (1995). "A Decision Support Systems for Manpower Planning in Large Organizations", Journal of Decision Systems, 4 (2), 139-153.
  34. A. Federgruen, G. Prastacos, P.H. Zipkin. (1986). "An allocation and distribution model for perishable products", Operations Research, 34 (1), 75-82.
  35. G. Cosmetatos, G.P. Prastacos. (1985). "An Approximate Analysis of the D/M/1 Queue with Deterministic Customer Impatience", RAIRO- Recherche Operationnelle , 19 (2), 133-142.
  36. G.P. Prastacos. (1984). "Blood inventory management: an overview of theory and practice", Management Science , 30 (7), 777-800.
  37. G. Cosmetatos, G.P. Prastacos. (1983). "An Approximation for a Perishable Inventory System with Fixed Size Periodic Replenishments", Advances in Management Studies, 2 (4), 233-239.
  38. G.P. Prastacos. (1983). "Optimal Sequential Investment Decisions under Conditions of Uncertainty", Management Science, 29 (1), 118-134.
  39. G.P. Prastacos. (1982). "Topological problems in Computer Network Design", Spoudai, 838-848.
  40. G.P. Prastacos. (1981). "Allocation of a Perishable Product Inventory", Operations Research, 29 (1), 95-107.
  41. M. Cohen, G.P. Prastacos. (1981). "Critical Number Ordering Policies for LIFO Perishable Inventory Systems", Computers & Operations Research, 8 (3), 185-195.
  42. G.P. Prastacos, E. Brodheim. (1980). "PBDS: A Decision Support System for Regional Planning", Management Science, 26 (5), 451-463.
  43. E. Brodheim, G.P. Prastacos. (1979). "A Regional Blood Management System with Prescheduled Deliveries", Transfusion, 19 (4), 455-462.
  44. G.P. Prastacos. (1979). "LIFO Distribution Systems", Journal of the Operational Research Society, 30 (6), 539-546.
  45. G.P. Prastacos, E. Brodheim. (1979). "Computer-Based Regional Blood Distribution", Computers & Operations Research, 6 (2), 69-77.
  46. E. Brodheim, G.P. Prastacos. (1979). "The Long Island blood distribution system as a prototype for regional blood management", Interfaces, 9 (5), 3-20.
  47. G.P. Prastacos. (1978). "Optimal Myopic Allocation of a Product with Fixed Lifetime", Journal of the Operational Research society, 29 (9), 905-913.
  48. E. Brodheim, R. Hirsch, G. Prastacos. (1976). "Setting inventory levels for hospital blood banks", Transfusion, 16 (1), 63-70.
  49. E. Brodheim, C. Derman, G. Prastacos. (1975). "On the evaluation of a class of inventory policies for perishable products such as blood", Management Science, 21 (11), 1320-1325.
  1. G.P. Prastacos, F. Wang, K.E. Soderquist (eds.). (2013). Leadership through the Classics: Learning Management and Leadership from Ancient East and West Philosophy, Springer, ISBN: 978-3-642-32445-1.
  2. G.P. Prastacos. Managerial Decision Making: Theory and Practice, Tsinghua University Press. ISBN: 978-7-302-20679-8, published in English (2009), and Chinese (2011).
  3. G.P. Prastacos. Management Science in Action: Applications in the Modern Enterprise, Stamoulis Press (in Greek), ISBN: 960-351-420-9.
  4. G.P. Prastacos. (2003). Management Science: Decision Making in the Information Society, Stamoulis Press (in Greek), ISBN: 960-351-501-9.
  5. G.P. Prastacos (ed.). (1986). Management Science and Information Technology, HELORS (in Greek).
  6. G.P. Prastacos, A. Pappas. (1981). Introduction to Financial Management, Ionian Bank.
Book Chapters
  1. L. Despotidou, G.P. Prastacos. (2013). "Professionalism in Business: Insights from Ancient Philosophy", Leadership through the Classics: Lessons from Ancient East and West Philosophy, G. Prastacos, F Wang, E Soderquist (eds.), Springer-Verlag. 437-455.
  2. G. Prastacos. (2010). "Training in Business Administration: Responsibility and Innovation in the Knowledge Society ", The University in the 21st Century, N. Stavrakakis (ed.), Plethro Publications (in Greek). 293-305.
  3. I. Tatsiopoulos, G.P. Prastacos. (1991). "A Shop Floor Decision Support System for the Clothing Industry", Computer Applications in Production and Engineering, G. Doumeingts, J. Browne, M. Tomljanovich (eds), North Holland. 141-148.
  4. A. Brilis, D. Giokas, M. Vassiloglou, G.P. Prastacos. (1990). "Mathematical Programming for Assets and Liabilities Management in a Commercial Bank", Operational Research 90, Hugh Bradley (ed.), North-Holland. 149-157.
  5. G.P. Prastacos, N. Paterakis. (1990). "Solon: An Expert System for Evaluating Investments", Operational Research 90, Hugh Bradey (ed.), North Holland. 189-199.
  6. I. Tatsiopoulos, G.P. Prastacos. (1989). "Development of a basic CIM module for the clothing Industry", Computer Integrated Manufacturing, C. O΄Brien et.al. (eds.), Springer Verlag. 281-289.
  7. G.P. Prastacos. (1987). "Operations Research in Banking: An Overview", Management Science and Information Technology, G. Prastacos (ed.), HELORS (in Greek). 281-307.
  8. G.P. Prastacos, G. Papadopoulos. (1986). "A Comparison of Alternative Inventory Policies for Perishable Products ", Scientific Annals, K Prodromidis (ed.), Athens University of Economics and Business. 351-366.
  9. G.P. Prastacos. (1984). "Operational Efficiency in the Service Sector", Scientific Annals, G Bitros (ed.), Athens University of Economics and Business. 277-295.
  10. G. Prastacos. (1983). "An Optimal Rotation Policy for an Age-Differentiated Product in a Multi-Echelon Inventory system", New Results in Inventory Theory, A. Chikan (ed.), North-Holland. 777-784.
  11. G. Prastacos, M.Xafa. (1981). "Optimal Decisions on Production and Export of Interrelated Products", Economics and Management of Inventories, A. Chikan (ed.), North-Holland. 291-300.
  12. G.P. Prastacos. (1981). "Systems analysis in Regional Blood Management", The Computer and Blood Banking, J. Mohr and A. Kluge (eds.), Springer-Verlag. 110-131.
  13. G.P. Prastacos. (1981). "Optimal Investment Strategies Under Uncertainty", Operational Research 81, J. P. Brans (ed.), North Holland. 843-858.
Conference Proceedings
  1. S. Kotiloglou, G.P. Prastacos, J. Nickerson, P. Repoussis. (2015). "Reliable Berth Allocations and Crane Scheduling at Marine Container Terminals", 27th European Conference on Operational Research (EURO), Glasgow, UK.
  2. G. Prastacos. (2013). "An Input-Output Analysis to Measure the Economic Impact of the Athens International Airport (AIA)", 1st ACE (Airport Chief Executives) Symposium, Athens, Greece, October 2013.
  3. G. Prastacos. (2013). "Building Analytical Capabilities on Today's Cutting Edge Organizations", 42nd IFTDO Conference, New Delhi, India, April 2013.
  4. G. Prastacos. (2010). "Crafting and Implementing Business Strategy for the Next Generation Global Enterprises", Session chairman and invited speaker in the Indian National HRD Network Conference "Towards the Next Orbit", Gurgaon, India, December 2010.
  5. G. Prastacos. (2010). "Educational Policies and Best Practices for Developing Entrepreneurial Culture", Young Entrepreneurs of Europe Conference, Thessaloniki, Greece.
  6. G.P. Prastacos. (2010). "Management and Leadership in a Changing World", Conference "Dialogue of Civilizations between Greece and China", Athens, Greece, April 2010.
  7. G. Prastacos. (2010). "Personal Lessons of Entrepreneurship", INSPIRUS Conference, Mumbai, India, February 2010.
  8. G. Prastacos. (2009). "Managing Supply Chain Risks", International Conference on "Sustaining and Developing Business in Southeast Europe", organized by the Athens University of Economics and Business and the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Athens, Greece.
  9. K. Kostopoulos, N. Bozionelos, G.P. Prastacos. (2009). "Team learning activities and team effectiveness: The role of psychological safety and task conflict", Academy of Management Conference, 7-11 August 2009, Chicago, USA.
  10. K. Kostopoulos, A. Papalexandris, G. P. Prastacos. (2008). "The Effects of Organizational Unit ACAP on Innovation and Performance", Academy of Management, Anaheim, California, 8-13 August 2008. (13669), 1-30.
  11. G. Prastacos. (2008). "Developing Interfaces between academia and industry", 26th All-India National Conference of Personnel Managers, Baroda, India.
  12. G. Prastacos. (2008). "Teaching Professionalism: An Example of Evidence-Based Teaching", 26th All-India National Conference of Personnel Managers, Baroda, India.
  13. G.P. Prastacos. (2007). "Supply Chain Management for Vending Operations", Invited talk at the European Vending Association Conference, EurOps 2007, Athens, Greece.
  14. K. Kostopoulos, D. Brachos, A. Papalexandris, S. Philippidou, G.P. Prastacos. (2007). "Organizational unit ACAP: Social context and performance outcomes", Academy of Management Conference, Philadelphia, 3-8 August 2007. (14145), 1-40.
  15. G. Skintzi, Th. Karantana, G. Ioannou, G.P. Prastacos. (2007). "Cooperative and non-cooperative strategies in a three-node serial supply chain", 14th EUROMA Conference "Managing Operations in Expanding Europe", Ankara, Turkey.
  16. D. Brachos, K.E. Soderquist, G.P. Prastacos. (2006). "Can Knowledge Transfer Be Effective in Organizational Units? Organizational Context and Innovation", Academy of Management Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, August 2006.
  17. I. Katsikis, K.E. Soderquist, G. Prastacos. (2006). "Systems of Innovation: A Synthesis of the National, Regional, and Sectoral Perspectives", European Academy of Management (EURAM) Annual Conference, Oslo, Norway, May 2006 (with).
  18. Th. Karantana, G. Ioannou, G. Prastacos. (2006). "Understanding the drivers and factors that increase supply chains exposure to internal and external risks", EurOMA International Conference: Moving up the Value Chain, Glasgow, UK.
  19. I. Katsikis, K.E. Soderquist, G. Prastacos. (2006). "Innovation Hot Spots: The Case of the Computer Services Sector in the Region of Attica, Greece", 2006 European Regional Science Association Conference, Volos, Greece.
  20. G. Ioannou, Th. Karadana, G. Prastacos. (2005). "Managing Supply Chain Risks: Taxonomy and Measures", Proceedings EurOMA, Budapest, Hungary, 2005.
  21. D. Paraskevopoulos, G. Ioannou, G. Prastacos. (2005). "A Decision Support System for Waste Lube Oils Collection", Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management. Northeastern University, Shenyang, China, This paper received the Best Paper Award of the Conference and was published in the Conference Proceedings.
  22. S. Philipidou, K.E. Soderquist, G.P. Prastacos. (2005). "Towards a Holistic Theoretical Framework for Unfolding Planned Change", Academy of Management Conference (ODC division), Honolulu, Hawaii, August 2005.
  23. G. Skintzi, G. Ioannou, G. Prastacos. (2005). "Flexible Warehousing Policies", 12th EUROMA Operations and Global Competitiveness, Budapest, Hungary. 725-734.
  24. G. Prastacos, M. Vakola, E. Soderquist, N. Papalexandris, D. Petrakoglou. (2004). "COMPETE: An Integrated Forward-Looking Approach to Competency Management for the Banking Sector", Proceedings of the International Conference on Human Resources Management in a Knowledge Economy, Lubljana, Slovenia, June 2004.
  25. G. Skintzi, G. Ioannou, G. Prastacos. (2004). "Inventory Positioning in Multiple product Supply Chains", EUMOptifin 3 (EU Workshop): "The Drivers of Performance of Large Financial Institutions", Bergamo, Italy, May 2004.
  26. K.C. Kostopoulos, D.A. Brachos, G.P. Prastacos. (2004). "Determining factors of ERP adoption: An indicative study in the Greek market", IEEE International Engineering Management Conference. IEEE Singapore, 287-291.
  27. S. Philippidou, K.E. Soderquist, G.P. Prastacos. (2003). "The Transformation of Public Management and the Effects on Leadership vs. Management: A Greek Example", Proceedings of the 64th Annual Conference of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), Washington DC, March 2003.
  28. K. Kostopoulos, D. Brachos, G.P. Prastacos. (Sep 2003). "Analyzing the Technological Innovation Adoption Process for ERP systems in Greek SME's", Proceedings of the 16th HELORS Conference, Larissa, Greece. 495-508.
  29. D. Brachos, K.E. Soderquist, G. Prastacos. (2003). "Knowledge Sharing Networks critical success factors: A comprehensive study of knowledge", 4th European Conference on Knowledge Management, Oxford, UK. 111-120.
  30. K.E. Soderquist, G.P. Prastacos. (2002). "Knowledge transfer in NPD projects: Lessons from 12 global corporations", OKCL 2002, the 3rd European Conference on Organizational Knowledge, Learning and Capabilities, Athens, Greece.
  31. Y. Spanos, G.P. Prastacos. (2002). "On the Architecture of Organizational Capabilities: Form and Creation", Strategic Management Society Conference, Paris, September 2002 .
  32. A. Papalexandris, G. Ioannou, E. Soderquist, G Prastacos. (2002). "Implementing Balanced Scorecard in a Software Development Company", Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE International Engineering Management Conference (IEMS02), Cambridge, UK. 743-748.
  33. Y. Spanos, G. Prastacos, K.E. Soderquist. (2002). "Dynamic capabilities and structural effects on innovation strategy", World Congress on Intellectual Capital, Canada.
  34. K.C. Kostopoulos, Y.E. Spanos, G.P. Prastacos. (2002). "The resource-based view of the firm and innovation: identification of critical linkages", European Academy of Management Conference, Stockholm, Sweden.
  35. G. Ioannou, G. Prastacos, G. Skintzi. (2001). "Inventory Positioning in Single Product Supply Chains", Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on the Analysis and Design of Manufacturing Systems, Tinos, Greece. 49-58.
  36. Y. Spanos, G.P. Prastacos, A. Poulymenakou. (2000). "The impact of information and communication technologies on firm structure: Evidence from an economy in transition", Management of Innovation and Technology, 2000. ICMIT 2000. Proceedings of the 2000 IEEE International Conference, Singapore. 2 573-579.
  1. G.P. Prastacos, A. Papalexandris, M. Pateraki. (2011). "A Strategic Plan for the Athens University of Economics and Business using the Balanced Scorecard methodology", Management Science Laboratory, Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB).
  2. G. Licht, W. Polt, R. Wintjes, G. Prastacos, A. Hunter, E. Hartmann, M. Weresa, K. Guy, et. al.. (2009). "Analyzing and Evaluating the impact on innovation of publicly funded research programs", ZEW, Center for European Economic Research.
  3. G.P. Prastacos, K. Kostopoulos, N. Stroblos, N. Vonortas. (2009). "Analysis and Measurement of the Economic Impact of the Athens International Airport", Athens International Airport.
  4. M. Breitfuss, M. Goetz, S. Globisch, M. Gomulka, K. Guy, E. Hartmann, A. Hunter, K. Kostopoulos, O. Kowalewski, M. Kreibich, G. Licht, C. Nauwelaers, W. Polt, G. Prastacos, C. Rammer, M. Runiewicz-Wardyn, R. Schindler, J. Schmidmayer, A. Schmiele. (2009). "Benchmarking Strategies and Methodologies of National, European and International R&D Programmes, to Assess and Increase Their Impact on Innovation", Zew Center for European Economic Research, European Union - ImpLore Program. 271p.
  5. G.P. Prastacos, A. Papalexandris. (2007). "Capacity Planning of University Administrative Services through the Application of Balanced Scorecard Methodology ", Management Science Laboratory, Athens University of Economics and Business.
  6. G.P. Prastacos, K.E. Soderquist, I. Katsikis. (2005). "The Science, Technology and Innovation System in Romania and Georgia", Technical Report for the European Commission.
  7. S. Philipidou, K.E. Soderquist, G.P. Prastacos. (2002). "Exploring the Organization Environment-Link: Change as Coevolution", Report ESCG-SPR-WPS-02-02, Groupe ESC Grenoble.
  8. G. Bonas, W. Polt, G.P. Prastacos, T. Celik, B. Malitsky. (2007). "Research Potential of Black Sea Countries", Report FP6-510665, International Center for Black Sea Countries.
  9. G. Pogorel, G.P. Prastacos, et.al.. (2002). "Annual monitoring report on the RTD activities conducted under the EC and the Euratom research frameworks", ISBN: 92-828-6263-1, European Commission.
  10. L. Georghiou, J. Rigby, H. Cameron, N. Vonortas, G. Prastacos, Y. Spanos, S. Kuhlmann, T. Henize, L. Bach, P. Cohendet, M. Ledoux, M. Matt, W. Polt, A. Schibany, O. Fritz, L. Nyiri, A. Havas, K. Guy. (2002). "Assessing the socio-economic impacts of the Framework Programme ", European Union - ASIF Program.
  11. L. Georghiou, J. Rigby, H. Cameron, N. Vonortas, G. Prastacos, Y. Spanos. (2002). "Assessing the Socio-Economic Impacts of the Framework Programme", PREST- Policy Research in Engineering & Technology, U Manchester, UK.
  12. G.P. Prastacos. (1999). "The impact of information society on organizations, management and management education.", European Union - MACIS Program.
  13. G.P. Prastacos, P. van Aken. (1996). "A Scenario Analysis for the Evaluation of Blood Self-Sufficiency in Europe", U. of Twente, Netherlands.
  14. G.P. Prastacos. (1995). "Development of a Center of Excellence for Management Education in Lithuania", EU report - ACE program.
  1. NJ Business. (Nov 3, 2014). "Colleges and Universities Go International", Interview given by Prof. G.P. Prastacos to Anthony Bucci of NJ Business.
  2. Digital Learning. (Apr 2014). "Accreditation guarantees the quality", On the occasion of delivering an invited talk at the World Accreditation Summit (WOSA), Professor Prastacos gave an interview to Digital Learning, Asia's premier monthly magazine on ICT in Education . 10 (4), 64-65.
  3. Digital Learning. (Apr 2014). "Eying global recognition for Indian degrees", On the occasion of delivering an invited talk at the World Accreditation Summit (WOSA), Professor Prastacos gave an interview to Digital Learning, Asia's premier monthly magazine on ICT in Education . 10 (4), 36-38.
  4. Ed Tech. (Mar 22, 2013). "The Next wave of Business and Finance Students will be Renaissance Technologists", Interview given by Prof. G.P. Prastacos to Karen Nitkin of Ed Tech.
  5. G.P. Prastacos. (2011). "Multiple interviews (2000-2011) in Greek magazines concerning the needs for improvement in the Greek university system", For a collection of these articles and interviews, see the volume "The Greek University in the New Era: Challenges and Opportunities", G.P. Prastacos (ed.), Ehedoros Press, Thessaloniki, 2011, ISBN: 978-960-99971-1-9.
  6. European CEO. (Dec 2010). "Innovation on an International Scale", On the occasion of receiving the "Most Innovative Business School in Southern Europe" award, Professor G.P. Prastacos gave an interview to the European CEO.
  7. People Matters. (Nov 2010). "Strategy to Come Down from Boardroom to Workshop", On the occasion of delivering an invited talk at NHRD 2010 Conference, India's major conference on HR Development, Professor Prastacos gave an interview to People Matters, India's premier HR magazine for professionals. Cover story . 5 (11), 29.
  8. G.P. Prastacos. (Nov 2010). "Learnings for Management and Leadership from Ancient East and West Philosophy", Business Partners, the magazine of the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, 9 (51), 30-31.
  9. G.P. Prastacos. (Jun 2010). "Education and Sustainable Development", Epistimoniko Marketing, (72), 42-47.
  10. G.P. Prastacos. (2006). "Globalization, Technology and Change: Challenges for Leadership", Business Partners, the magazine of the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, a series of two articles January/March 2006 .
  11. G.P. Prastacos. (2006). "The 21st Century Organization: Guidelines for the CEO, Parts 1, 2 and 3", Business Partners, the magazine of the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, a series of three articles May/September/December 2006 .
  12. K.E. Soderquist, G.P. Prastacos. (2003). "Pros and Cons of Different Ways of Organizing the Knowledge Management Function", InnKnow FORUM, a newsletter of the Athens University of Economics and Business, 3 (4), 9-11.
  13. Y. Spanos, K. Kostopoulos GP Prastacos. (2003). "Critical Factors for Successful Innovation Management at the National, Cluster and Firm Levels", InnKnow FORUM, a newsletter of the Athens University of Economics and Business, 2 (3), 4-7.
  14. K.E. Soderquist, G.P. Prastacos. (2003). "Entrepreneurial Processes and Lessons Learned from the Dotcom Meltdown", InnKnow FORUM, a newsletter of the Athens University of Economics and Business, 2 (3), 7-9.
  15. G.P. Prastacos, K.E. Soderquist. (2002). "Editorial on Strategic Performance Management", InnKnow FORUM, a newsletter of the Athens University of Economics and Business, 1 (2), 1-2.
  16. G.P. Prastacos. (2002). "Managing Change the New Competitive Environment", InnKnow FORUM, a newsletter of the Athens University of Economics and Business, 1 (1), 7-9.
  1. Financial Times. (Sep 19, 2011). "Greece: Looking for a bright side", Interview given by Prof. G Prastacos to Kerin Hope of the Financial Times.
  2. Times of India. (Jul 18, 2011). "Build your own MBA", Interview given by Prof. G Prastacos to Diptiman Dewan of the Times of India.
  3. G. Prastacos. (May 22, 2004). "Developing leaders in the global knowledge economy", International Herald Tribune - Kathimerini.
  1. London Stock Exchange. (2010). "European CEO Videos. On the occasion of receiving the "Most Innovative Business School in Southern Europe" award, Professor G.P. Prastacos was asked to give an interview at the London Stock Exchange. See: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTk9deXjebE", European CEO Videos ".
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