Haridimos (Hari) Tsoukas was born in Karpenissi, Greece, in 1961. He studied in Greece and the United Kingdom and held academic positions at the Universities of Cyprus, Warwick, Essex and Strathclyde, ALBA Graduate Business School and Manchester Business School.
Engineer (unfortunate) training, Prof. Tsoukas migrated to the social sciences and found his intellectual home in studies of organization and administration.
Author of several books, his publications appeared in the most outstanding international publications of organizational and management research. He is best known for his contributions to understanding organizations as systems of knowledge and learning, to review organizational phenomena through the lens of procedural philosophy, to explore practical reason in organizational contexts, as well as the epistemology of reflective practice in management and to bring insights of the Aristotelian, Wittgensteinian and Heideggerian philosophy to the studies of organization and management.