Academic Profiles

Prof GC Angelopulo

College of Human Sciences
School of Arts
Department: Communication Science
Research Professor
Tel: 012 429 6073
E-mail: angelgc@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

  • BA
  • BA Honours
  • MA
  • DLitt et Phil

NRF Rating

C2

Fields of academic interests

  • Organisational Communication
  • Research Methodology
  • Marketing Communication
  • Communication and Media Industry
  • Urbanisation

Field of Specialisation

  • Organisational Communication
  • Marketing Communication
  • Research Methodology
  • Process and Performance Diagnostics

Books

Rensburg, R & Angelopulo, GC. 1996. Effective Communication Campaigns. Halfway House: International Thomson Publishing.

Angelopulo, GC (ed). 1997. Introduction to Communication: Speech Communication, Public Relations and Advertising. Cape Town: Juta.

Barker, R. & Angelopulo, GC (eds). 2006. Integrated Organisational Communication. Lansdowne: Juta.

Angelopulo, GC & Barker, R (eds). 2013. Integrated Organisational Communication (2nd edition). Lansdowne: Juta.

Angelopulo, GC. 2013. Integrated communication campaigns. In: G Angelopulo and R Barker (eds), Integrated Organisational Communication (2nd edition). Lansdowne: Juta.

Steinberg, S & Angelopulo, G. 2015 (eds). An Introduction to Communication Studies for Southern African Students (2nd edition). Lansdowne: Juta.

Book chapters:

Angelopulo, GC. 1994. A systems approach to public relations. In: BA Lubbe and G Puth (eds), Public Relations in South Africa. Durban: Butterworths.

Angelopulo, GC. 1995. Experimental research. In: T du Plooy (ed), Introduction to Communication: Communication Research. Cape Town: Juta.

Angelopulo, GC & du Plessis, D. 1997. Introduction to advertising. In: G Angelopulo (ed), Introduction to Communication: Speech Communication, Public Relations and Advertising. Cape Town: Juta.

Angelopulo, GC & du Plessis, D. 2000. Introduction to advertising. In: D du Plessis (ed), Introduction to Public Relations and Advertising. Cape Town: Juta.

Angelopulo, GC. 2002. Scalable competency in the communication profession. In: A Satzger and G Poncini (eds), International Perspectives on Business Communication: from Past Approaches to Future Trends. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.

Angelopulo, GC & Schoonraad, N. 2006. Communication and the organisation. In: R Barker and G Angelopulo (eds), Integrated Organisational Communication. Lansdowne: Juta.

Angelopulo, GC. 2006. Communication integration. In: R Barker and G Angelopulo (eds), Integrated Organisational Communication. Lansdowne: Juta.

Angelopulo, GC. 2006. Integrated communication campaigns. In: R Barker and G Angelopulo (eds), Integrated Organisational Communication. Lansdowne: Juta.

Angelopulo, GC & Schoonraad, N. 2013. Communication and the organisation. In: G Angelopulo and R Barker (eds), Integrated Organisational Communication (2nd edition). Lansdowne: Juta.

Angelopulo, GC. 2013. Communication integration. In: G Angelopulo and R Barker (eds), Integrated Organisational Communication (2nd edition). Lansdowne: Juta.

Angelopulo, GC. 2013. Integrated communication campaigns. In: G Angelopulo and R Barker (eds), Integrated Organisational Communication (2nd edition). Lansdowne: Juta.

Angelopulo, G & Potgieter, PH. 2016. South Africa. In: LM Noam (ed), Who Owns the World’s Media? Media Concentration and Ownership around the World. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Potgieter, PH & Angelopulo, G. 2019. Media ownership concentration in South Africa. In: E Louw and J Reid (eds), South African Media Diversity. Johannesburg: Wits University Press. (Pending)

Angelopulo, G & Potgieter, PH. 2019. Access to the news in South Africa. In: E Louw and J Reid (eds), South African Media Diversity. Johannesburg: Wits University Press. (Pending)

Journal articles

Angelopulo, GC & Overton, N. 1986. The communication objectives of sport sponsorships. Communicare 6(1):18-26.

Angelopulo, GC. 1990. The active outward orientation of the organisation. Communicare 9(1):5-20.

Angelopulo, GC. 2000. Scalable competency in the communication profession. Communicatio 26(2):3-17.

Angelopulo, GC. 2001. The path to the top. Integrated Marketing Communication Journal  (Spring):4-8.

Zywotgiewicz, E & Angelopulo, GC. 2002. Criteria for a South African course in intercultural business communication: the case of Iscor in Japan. Communicatio 28(1):60-70.

Barker, R & Angelopulo, GC. 2004. The integrated web-based marketing communication model: a South African case study. International Journal of Technology, Policy and Management 4(1):53-62.

Angelopulo, GC & Barker, R. 2005. Integrated web-based marketing communication: a tracking study. Communicatio 28(1):60-70. 

Landman, M & Angelopulo GC. 2006. The role of internal communication in service delivery: an assessment of the Metropolitan Health Group. Southern African Business Review 10(3):67-93.

Du Plessis, TC, Angelopulo, GC & du Plessis, DF. 2006.      A conceptual framework of corporate online communication: a marketing public relations (MPR) perspective. Communicatio 32(2):241-263.

Hanekom, J, Barker, R & Angelopulo, G. 2007. A theoretical framework for the online consumer response process. Communicatio: South African Journal for Communication Theory and Research 33(2): 117-139.

Angelopulo, GC. 2009. Q methodology and the measurement of subjectivity in corporate brand perception. South African Journal of Business Management 40(3):15-27.

Angelopulo, GC. 2013. The drivers of student enrolment and retention: A stakeholder perception analysis in higher education. Perspectives in Education 31(1):49-65.

Lehong, SM, Dube, E & Angelopoulos, G. 2013. An investigation into the perceptions of business stakeholders on the benefits of Enterprise Architecture: The case of Telkom SA. South African Journal of Business Management 44(2):45-56.

Angelopulo, G & Potgieter, P. 2013. The economic specification of media ownership in South Africa. Communicatio: South African Journal for Communication Theory and Research 39(1): 1-19.

Parnell, JA, Scott, GJ & Angelopoulos, G. 2013. Benchmarking tendencies in managerial mindsets: prioritizing stockholders and stakeholders in Peru, South Africa, and the United States. Journal of Business Ethics 118(3):589-605.

Angelopoulos, G, Parnell, J & Scott, G. 2013. Performance satisfaction, shareholder and stakeholder orientations: managers´ perceptions in three countries across continents. South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences 16(2):1-17.

Angelopulo, G. 2013. Student satisfaction and retention: assessment in an ODL environment. Progressio 35(1):8-35.

Alpaslan, A, Angelopulo, G & Schenck, C. 2013. “Satisfied and/or dissatisfied?” The experience-based perceptions of Social Work student customers about studying at an open distance learning university. Social Work 49(3):410-432.

Angelopulo, G & Potgieter, P. 2013. A comparison of sectoral and audience perspectives on the concentration of media and news access in South Africa. African Communication Research 6(2):257-284.

Angelopulo, G. & Potgieter, P. 2013. Concentration of media ownership in South Africa. African Journal of Communication 1(2):299-325.

Schenck, C, Alpaslan, A & Angelopulo, G. 2014. The experiences of Social Work students studying at an open distance learning institution. The Social Work Practitioner-Researcher 26(2):260-280.

Angelopulo, G. 2014. Connectivity. Communicatio 40(3):209-222.

Angelopulo, G.C, Alpaslan, A.H. & Schenck, C.J. 2014. The span of communicated ideas on corporate social responsibility (CSR) in Peru: The discourse on labour. Communicare 33(1):1-20.

Woldearegay, A, Angelopulo, G & Teketel, S. 2015. Development and validation of a hybrid measure of organisational communication satisfaction. Communicare 34(1):1-26.

Angelopulo, G. 2017. A competitive assessment of South Africa’s leading cities – national, continental and global perspectives. Strategic Review for Southern Africa 39(1):65-92.

Angelopulo, G; Wegelin, J; de Kock, P & Thirion-Venter, E. 2020. Understanding a nation: A national segmentation of the diverse South African population. Politikon 47 (Pending; accepted 24 July 2019).

Monographs

Hedrick-Wong, Y & Angelopulo, G. 2011. The Challenges of Urbanization in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Tale of 3 Cities. MasterCard Worldwide Insights. MasterCard Worldwide 3Q2011.

Angelopulo, G & Hedrick-Wong, Y. 2013. MasterCard African Cities Growth Index 2013. MasterCard Worldwide Insights. MasterCard Worldwide 2Q2013.

Hedrick-Wong, Y & Angelopulo, G. 2014. Understanding inclusive urbanization. MasterCard African City Growth Index. MasterCard Worldwide 3Q2014.

Angelopulo, G. 2015. Crosscurrents of growth. MasterCard Worldwide Insights. MasterCard Worldwide 4Q2015.

Paper presentations

Referreed

The electronic media in Namibia - the way forward. The Namibian Broadcasting Conference. NBC, Windhoek, Namibia. March 1990.

Adapting teaching methods to the real world. Annual PRISA Professional Conference. Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa, Sun City, South Africa. 23 May 1995.

Mechanistic and interactive research approaches to traditional communication. ACCE Conference. African Council for Communication Education, Nairobi, Kenya. 26 November 1995.

Communication planning and evaluation. SANDF Communication Conference. Department of Defence, Pretoria, South Africa. 24 April 1996.

Can advertising benefit from academic input? Advertising meets Academia Conference. University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe. 26 September 1996.

Professional training for effective advertising. Advertising meets Academia Conference. University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe. 27 September 1996.

Effective communication campaigns. 7th Annual Employee and Corporate Communications Conference, Institute for International Research / International Association of Business Communicators. Indaba Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa. 20 February 1998.

Scalable competency in the communication profession. Annual Congress: ABC Europe. Association for Business Communication. Hilton Hotel, Dresden, Germany. 24-26 May 2001.

The evaluation of organisational communication. Communication Forum. University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa. 19 September 2002.

Integration, graded specialisation and disciplinary review: a South African approach to curriculum development. Annual Congress: ABC Europe. Association for Business Communication. Catholic University of Milan, Milan, Italy. 20-22 May 2004.

Assessment of integrated web-based marketing communication: a South African case study. Academy of World Business Marketing and Management Development Conference. Gold Coast International Hotel, Queensland, Australia. 13 16 July 2004. With R. Barker.

Assessing the corporate brand: shared meaning across the enterprise. 2004 South African Communication Association Conference. University of Port Elizabeth, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. 29 September - 1 October 2004.

Organisational dialogue: an interdisciplinary approach to assessment and the formulation of strategy. Annual Congress: ABC Europe. Association for Business Communication. BI Norwegian School of Management, Oslo, Norway. 8-10 June 2006.

The integration of government communication: from assessment to implementation. Inter-Governmental Communication Conference. Johannesburg, South Africa. 26 & 27 September 2007.

The idea of the organization: exploring what we think. International Research Series Papers, CENTRUM Católica. CENTRUM Católica, Lima, Peru. 15 April 2010.

The reasons for student enrolment and retention in the academic programmes of the Department of Communication Science. Department of Communication Science Lecture Series. University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa. 6 October 2010.

A tale of 3 cities. MasterCard Forum on Africa: Shaping Destiny in the 21st Century. Gordon Institute of Business Science, Johannesburg, South Africa. 3 November 2010.

The Engaged Scholarship Project of the University of South Africa’s Department of Communication Science. Community Engagement Conference. University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa. 30 November 2010.

International Media Concentration Research Project: South Africa. Media Concentration Around the World: First 2011 Report by the global research project on international media concentration and ownership. Columbia University / Université Paris Dauphine / IRSIC Aix-Marseille, Paris, France. 22 January 2011.

Country Report South Africa. Media Concentration Around the World: Analyses Toward Conclusions. Institute of Information Security/Columbia Institute for Tele-Information/The Japan Society of Information and Communication Research, Yokohama, Japan. 19 January 2012.

Concentration of Voice: South Africa and the African Continent. South-North Conversations. International Association of Media and Communication Research Conference. University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa. 18 July 2012.

African Cities Growth Index. Second MasterCard Africa Knowledge Forum. Gordon Institute of Business Science, Johannesburg, South Africa. 29 January 2013.

Findings of the 2014 African Cities Growth Index. Understanding Inclusive Urbanization. Maslow Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa. 9 June 2014.

The ACGI. MasterCard MEA Knowledge Panel. Mövenpick Ambassador, Accra, Ghana. 10 June 2014.

The Integrated Urban Development Framework: Recommendations for infrastructure and non-governmental actors. Infrastructure Dialogues. Development Bank of Southern Africa, Midrand, South Africa. 17 July 2014.

The Contribution of Corporate Communication to South Africa over the Past 20 Years of Democracy: Selected Consequences of Stakeholder and Stockholder Perceptions. 2014 Annual Conference of the South African Communication Association. North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa. 2 October 2014.

Experienced Media Concentration in South Africa. Colloquium: Mid-Term Review for the Media Policy and Democracy Project. Women’s Gaol Atrium, Constitution Hill, Johannesburg, South Africa. 20 October 2014. With P. Potgieter.

CSR and the murmurs of discontent. 2015 International Public Relations Association (IPRA) World Congress. Sandton Convention Centre, Sandton, South Africa. 28 September 2015. With C. Ayiotis.

Africa’s digital media markets: An assessment of comparative measurement variables. 2015 South African Communication Association (SACOMM) Conference. AFDA, Cape Town, South Africa. 30 September 2015. With D. Martinis and P. Potgieter.

Crosscurrents of growth: The 2015 African Cities Growth Index. MasterCard MEA Knowledge Panel. The Hyatt, Rosebank, South Africa. 2 December 2015.

International and South African trends in media ownership and control. Department of Communication (DoC) Print Media Transformation Colloquium. Freedom Park, Pretoria, South Africa. 25 August 2016.

The competitive brand position of South Africa’s cities: National, continental and global perspectives. Brand South Africa/University of Pretoria Dialogue on the Nation Brand. University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa. 5 October 2016.

An appraisal of the influence of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) on society and its institutions. 11th Annual International Conference on Global Studies: Business, Economic, Political, Social and Cultural Aspects. Athens Institute for Education and Research, Athens, Greece. 19 December 2017.

Master or Servant? Africa and the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Triennial SoA Conference, University of South Africa, Magaliesburg, South Africa. 2 October 2019.

Other

Angelopulo, G. 1983. The communication objectives of sport sponsorships. Unpublished Masters dissertation, Johannesburg: Rand Afrikaans University.

Angelopulo, G. 1987. The South African Broadcasting Corporation - an evaluation. 1st Doctoral Seminar. Johannesburg: Rand Afrikaans University.

Angelopulo, G. 1988. An application of systems theory to the broadcast environment. 2nd Doctoral Seminar. Johannesburg: Rand Afrikaans University.

Angelopulo, G. 1989. Systemic predisposition. 3rd Doctoral Seminar. Johannesburg: Rand Afrikaans University.

Angelopulo, G. 1989. The active outward orientation of the organisation. Doctoral defence. Johannesburg: Rand Afrikaans University.

Angelopulo, G. 1989. The active outward orientation of the organisation. Unpublished DLitt et Phil thesis, Johannesburg: Rand Afrikaans University.

Angelopulo, G. 2001. The evolution of the communication profession in the education sector. Invited speaker, PR & Communication Department, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland.

Angelopulo, G. 2006. Integrated communication strategy for the National Research Foundation’s Technology and Human Resources for Industry Programme (THRIP). Tshwane: NRF.

Angelopulo, G. 2015. Potential of a Better Life – The Tale of Nine Cities. Johannesburg: SA Cities Network.

Angelopulo, G. 2016. The Augmented Municipal Barometer. Pretoria: SALGA. 24 August 2016.

Angelopulo, G. 2017. An Assessment of the Perceptions of Informal High-Risk Investment in South Africa. Pretoria. Pretoria: South African Reserve Bank.

Angelopulo, G. 2017. The Growth Potential of the Pretoria Metropolitan Area. Pretoria. Tshwane Integrated Development Plan (IDP) Oversight Committee.