Marios Samdanis

Marios Samdanis
Brunel University London · Brunel Business School

PhD in Management (Sociology of Art & Organisation Studies)

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Introduction
My research interests focus on innovation and entrepreneurship in the creative industries, and in particular in contemporary visual arts, architecture and design drawing mainly on organisational theory. I am also interested in studying leadership, creativity and diversity in the domains of technology and culture. Research areas: - Innovation in art, design and technology, - Leadership and diversity management, - Sensemaking and sociomateriality, - Technology, cultural and social entrepreneurship. Research methods: - Critical discourse analysis - Case study research.

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In recent times, due to the Covid19 pandemic, different terms that are similar in meaning have been adopted in the academic literature to describe the transition from face-to-face to online learning in Higher Education (HE). Emergency Remote Learning (ERL), Emergency Online Learning (EOL) and Emergency Remote Teaching (ERT) all refer to the rapid t...
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The creative leadership literature has identified personality traits, skills, states and behaviours which are effective within creative contexts and organisations, but it is yet to address how creative leaders emerge from social networks. This conceptual paper delineates the processes of creative leader emergence within the context of contemporary...
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This toolkit provides a collection of embedded-learning and design-based learning activities and resources. It is based on a pedagogical framework informed by the European Entrepreneurship Competence Framework (EntreComp) for entrepreneurship education and developed specifically by the Creation team. CREATION (Cultural and Arts Entrepreneurship in...
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An atypical leader is often celebrated as an individual who is likely to support workforce diversity in organisations. Yet the verity of the assumption that an atypical leader will invariably promote workforce diversity remains underexplored. In this paper, we question this assumption and demonstrate the dualities of an atypical leader in legitimis...
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Reflective remediation is an important component of contemporary media theory, which emphasises the creative efforts of avant-garde artists and designers to shape the evolution of media in a critical way. However, the critical capacity of reflective remediations may be compromised by commercial dynamics or conventions, such as the celebration of 'r...
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Strategic decision-making in volatile and uncertain environments, such as the art market, is not only instigated by rational interpretation of the external environment, but also by expert-based intuition. This paper investigates organisational failure at Phillips auctioneers between 1999 and 2002, a period in which it was owned by the multinational...
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Previous research has overlooked the complementarity between National Innovation Systems and financial institutions. This paper extends the literature on National Innovation Systems, arguing that innovation policies should incorporate the particular needs of a nation's innovation system and the current conditions of that nation's financial environm...
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This paper investigates the roles played by social enterprise and social activism in mitigating access inequalities in the artistic labour market in the UK. Our analysis focuses on underpaid internships as a primary form of access inequalities. By employing critical discourse analysis, this study contrasts the discourses of entrepreneurialism and v...
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The digitalisation of architecture has intensified the entanglement of digital materiality and design practice due to the process of remediation, which comprises both conceptual and organisational processes. The analysis of remediation demonstrates the ways in which advanced technology enables architects to explore white spaces, defined as the open...
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The rise of information and communication technologies (ICT), regarded as the third Industrial Revolution has caused great economic, technological and socio-cultural change today. Information technologies are omnipresent in modern life, fuelling the digital economy while accelerating the production, distribution and consumption of goods and service...
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This paper focuses on the ways in which food blogs influence the evolution of food cultures in computer-mediated environments. Food blogs provide a unique setting in which to study individual creativity and improvisation, as they make everyday food practices visible, pubic and transmittable. This paper proposes a cultural framework of human–compute...
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This review paper aims to explore the concept of wearable space and identify research opportunities in HCI field. Wearable space is a ubiquitous technologies' environment which through wearable and spatially embedded interfaces links the human body to architectural space. By reviewing more than 60 papers from CHI proceedings since 2007, we analyze...
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Focusing on the intersection of wearable technologies and interactive architecture, we examine three effects of remediation on the wearable space: (1) re-embodiment, (2) bricolage and (3) interdisciplinary convergence. This conceptual piece of research surveys the fields of wearable technologies and interactive architecture to understand their syne...

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Creation is a European Union-funded project under Erasmus+ that aims to explore the theoretical roots, pedagogical approaches and practical training in cultural entrepreneurship, specifically targeting under-represented groups, i.e. women from marginalised backgrounds (migrants, refugees and asylum seekers). CREATION addresses adult educators and migrant support workers – those who directly support migrant women and refugees.