Tzini, Konstantina

Department: Business Management


Konstantina, received her PhD in Business Studies from IE University, Spain. She has gained international academic and business experience working in Greece, Spain, and Costa Rica. Her research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of behavioral decision-making and ethics, organizational behavior, and sustainable human resource management. She is Principal Researcher in 2 national projects related to digitalization and sustainability.

Her work has been published in prestigious academic journals such as Human Resource Management (FT50), Journal of Business Ethics (FT50), Journal of Behavioral Decision Making and presented at international conferences.

Konstantina has taught to international audiences for Undergraduate, Master, MBA, and Executive education courses.

Before entering academia, she worked in the financial sector, gaining a broad perspective on business practices and workplace challenges in a wide range of industries.


Ph.D. in Business Studies (Organizational Behavior and Human Resources), IE University, Spain (2018).

Master in Research Methodology in Management Science, IE University – IE Business School, Spain (2015) and MBA International, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece (2009).

BA Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece (2005).

Research Interests

Behavioral Decision Making, Behavioral Ethics, Sustainable HRM, Organizational Behavior.


Assistant Professor, INCAE Business School, Costa Rica & Nicaragua, 2018-2020.

Corporate Client Relations, Laiki Factors & Forfaiters SA, Greece, 2011-2013.

Teaching Assistant, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece, 2010-2013.

Assistant Credit Manager, Marfin Factors & Forfaiters SA, Greece, 2007-2011.

Credit Analyst, EFG Eurobank Factors SA, Greece, 2005-2007.

Publications in Scientific Journals

Li, Shike; Jain, Kriti; Tzini, Konstantina: “When Supervisor Support Backfires: The Link Between Perceived Supervisor Support and Unethical Pro-supervisor Behavior”, Journal of Business Ethics, 1-19, 2021.

Tzini, Konstantina; Cuenca, Luis; Rodríguez, Arnoldo; Clancy, Susan; García, Federico: “Una Mirada al Tema de Corrupción y Fraudes en las Empresas de América Latina”, KPMG e INCAE Business School (Research Report), 2019. 

Tzini Konstantina; Jain, Kriti: “Consequential Reflection – Unpacking Unethical Behavio, in Ninth Annual Conference of the Center for Governance and Transparency, IAE Business School, 2019.

Tzini, Konstantina; Jain, Kriti: “The Role of Anticipated Regret in Advice Taking”, Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 31(1), 74-86, 2018.

Tzini, Konstantina; Jain, Kriti: “Unethical Behavior under Relative Performance Evaluation: Evidence and Remedy”, Human Resource Management, 57(6), 1399-1413, 2018.