Meet Dean A. Koutroumanis
Associate Director/Lowth Entrepreneurship Center; Coordinator/Internships; Associate Professor, Management
Education: 1989 University of Tampa, B.S.
1991 University of Tampa, MBA
2005 Nova Southeastern University, DBA
Courses Taught: Principles of Management
Global Organizational Behavior
Career Specialties: Dean Koutroumanis specializes in entrepreneurship, small business strategy and organizational behavior.
Professional and Community Activities: Dean Koutroumanis' research interests include the development of human capital and the impact employees have on organizations. He has published several articles and cases in peer reviewed journals including, the
Journal of Organizational Culture
Communication and Conflict
Journal of Applied Business Research
Journal of Applied Business and Economics
Small Business Institute Journal
. Additionally, he has authored a chapter in the
Handbook of Hospitality and Tourism: Human Resource Management
. His current research involves the relationship organizational culture has on employee commitment in the hospitality industry.
Koutroumanis has enjoyed a long career in the hospitality industry, both at the corporate level and as an entrepreneur. He has developed and launched several business enterprises ranging from restaurants to real estate development projects. He has also served as a director for several Tampa Bay organizations including nonprofit companies. Additionally, he is an evaluator for the Bailey Family Foundation, which provides scholarship opportunities for students across the U.S.
Honors and Awards: Sykes College of Business - Outstanding Service Award - 2011
Sykes College of Business - Teaching Excellence Award - 2010