Type and Press enter
  • Νame: Karakasnaki Maria
  • Role: Assistant Professor
  • Field: Quality in Shipping and Transport
  • Department: Department of Maritime Studies
  • Office: 513/Lambr. 21 Bld.
  • Telephone: +30 +30 210 414 2512
  • E-mail: mariakar[at]unipi[dot]gr

Dr. Maria Karakasnaki is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Maritime Studies. She holds a BSc in Accounting and Finance from Athens University of Economics and Business, a MSc in Maritime Studies and a Ph.D. in Maritime Studies (specialization in Management and Quality) from the Department of Maritime Studies of University of Piraeus, Greece. Her research interests include the topics of management and quality, quality management systems and human resource management.

Undergraduate level

  • Leadership
  • Quality in shipping
  • Business Organization and Management

Postgraduate level

  • Quality Management in Maritime Operations
  • Risk management systems and Port safety
  • Karakasnaki, M., Pantouvakis, A. and Vlachos, I. (2023), “Maritime social sustainability: Conceptualization and scale development“, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and the Environment, Vol. 121, 103804.
  • Vlachos, I., Pantouvakis, A. and Karakasnaki, M. (2022) “Determinants and stressors of seafarers’ job satisfaction: evidence from a global survey”, Maritime Policy & Management, DOI: 10.1080/03088839.2022.2118884.
  • Pantouvakis, A. and Karakasnaki, M. (2021) “Examining the impact of market orientation on service quality in shipping companies: the role of risk propensity”, International Journal of Quality and Service Sciences, Vol. 13 No. 1, pp. 106-122.
  • Pantouvakis, A. and Karakasnaki, M. (2019) “Exploring the links between talent philosophies and talent management in service organizations”, Industrial and Commercial Training, Vol. 51, No. 4, pp. 277-286.
  • Karakasnaki, M., Psomas, E. and Bouranta, N. (2019) “The interrelationships among organizational culture and service quality under different levels of competitive intensity: an application in the shipping industry”, International Journal of Quality and Service Sciences, Vol. 11 No. 2, pp. 217-234.
  • Karakasnaki, M., Vlachopoulos, P., Pantouvakis, A. and Bouranta, N. (2018) “ISM Code implementation: an investigation of safety issues in the shipping industry”, WMU Journal of Maritime Affairs, Vol. 17, pp. 461-474.
  • Pantouvakis, A. and Karakasnaki, M. (2018) “The human talent and its role on ISM Code effectiveness and competitiveness in the shipping industry”, Maritime Policy and Management, Vol. 45, No. 5, pp. 649-664.
  • Pantouvakis, A. and Karakasnaki, M. (2018), “The role of Agility and Organizational Learning Culture in forming Long Lasting relations in Shipping”, International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 160-180.
  • Pantouvakis, A. and Karakasnaki, M. (2017), “Role of the human talent in total quality management–performance relationship: an investigation in the transport sector”, Total Quality Management and Business Excellence, Vol. 28, No. 9-10, pp. 959-973.
  • Pantouvakis, A. and Karakasnaki, M. (2016), “An empirical assessment of ISM Code effectiveness on performance: the role of ISO certification”, Maritime Policy and Management, Vol. 43, No. 7, pp. 874-886.