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Magdalena Marczewska – NCN grant

Magdalena Marczewska – NCN grant

Magdalena Marczewska, a doctoral candidate at TiMO, was awarded a research grant in the “ETIUDA” programme, funded by the National Science Center (NCN), the fundamental research agency of the Polish government. Magdalena’s doctoral project concerns the sources and development mechanisms of product innovations at environmental technology suppliers. The criteria for awarding the grant included: scientific … Continued

New research and doctoral positions at TiMO

New research and doctoral positions at TiMO

TiMO is looking for a new researcher (assistant professor with Ph.D.) and for full-time doctoral students. Deadlines for applications are in mid-September, and detailed descriptions of the positions follow. We are planning to recruit a researcher for the assistant professor position (“adiunkt”)…

Aleksandra Spik – Ph.D. on organisational commitment and organisational citizenship behaviour

Aleksandra Spik – Ph.D. on organisational commitment and organisational citizenship behaviour

Aleksandra Spik successfully defended her doctoral dissertation, concerning the organisational commitment and employee’s organisational citizenship behaviours. The employee attitudes are rarely analysed by researchers in Poland, and Dr. Spik attempted to outline their consequences beneficial to organisations, as well as…

Magdalena Miedzianowska – Ph.D. on creative class and EU structural funds

Magdalena Miedzianowska – Ph.D. on creative class and EU structural funds

Magdalena Miedzianowska successfully defended her doctoral dissertation, concerning the relations between projects co-funded from the European Union regional funds and the development of creative class in Poland. The thesis was prepared under the supervision of Prof. Krzysztof Klincewicz at TiMO.…

Dr. Marcin Żemigała – habilitation on corporate social responsibility

Dr. Marcin Żemigała – habilitation on corporate social responsibility

Dr. Marcin Żemigała was awarded postdoctoral title (habilitation, dr hab.) in recognition for his scientific achievements. In particular, the title award took into account the research presented in Dr. Żemigała’s monograph “Społeczna odpowiedzialność biznesu w świetle analiz bibliometrycznych i opinii…

Bibliometrics for applied R&D

Bibliometrics for applied R&D

Prof. Krzysztof Klincewicz delivered an invited lecture on the use of bibliometric techniques to stimulate applied research. The lecture was organised by the Interdisciplinary Centre for Mathematical and Computational Modelling (ICM) of the University of Warsaw in the ICM’s scientific colloqium series. It covered possible, practical uses of descriptive bibliometrics to inspire academic or corporate R&D … Continued

Monika Mizielińska-Chmielewska – Ph.D. on diffusion of interactive television

Monika Mizielińska-Chmielewska – Ph.D. on diffusion of interactive television

Monika Mizielińska-Chmielewska successfully defended her doctoral dissertation, concerning diffusion of innovations based on the case of interactive television, prepared under the supervision of Prof. Krzysztof Klincewicz at TiMO. Dr. Mizielińska used the model of diffusion of innovations by Everett M. Rogers and applied it to the emerging domain of interactive multimedia, combining the transmission of … Continued

Evaluation of technologies

Evaluation of technologies

Krzysztof Klincewicz published jointly with Dr. Arkadiusz Manikowski a book, presenting the methods of evaluating, ranking and selecting of technologies (ORS model, named after its Polish name: “ocena, rankingowanie i selekcja technologii“). The proposed model was rooted in a previous…

Gamification in e-business

Gamification in e-business

Michał Mijal presented the outcomes of his research on gamification in e-business. The research resulted in the paper published in the subsequent monograph. The presentation was held during the annual conference “Informatics & Future“. This article founded the premise for…

Environmental technologies in Poland

Environmental technologies in Poland

In 2013, the Ministry of Environment published an extensive report, concerning Polish market for environmental technologies, prepared by a team of researchers, headed by Krzysztof Klincewicz and including TiMO researchers Adrianna Jednoralska, Magdalena Marczewska, Marcin Darecki and Przemysław Wiśniewski. The…

ERAWATCH – innovation policy in Poland

ERAWATCH – innovation policy in Poland

Krzysztof Klincewicz works as country expert for the ERAWATCH network, managed by the Institute for Prospective Technological Studies of the European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC-IPTS).  The network analyses innovation policies of European Union member states, tracking the progress in…

University of Warsaw – leading in EU-funded projects

University of Warsaw – leading in EU-funded projects

University of Warsaw was recognized by the European Commission as the top, most successful applicant to the 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (7FP), the main trans-national R&D funding programme of the European Union. As of November 2013, Polish research teams secured altogether over 408m EUR from 7FP, and these activities place the … Continued

Faculty of Management – top business school in Poland

Faculty of Management – top business school in Poland

Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw was once again selected as the top business school in Poland and one of top three business schools in the Central and Eastern Europe according to the 2013 Eduniversal ranking. In parallel, the International Business Program (IBP) – English-language master program offered by the Faculty – was recognized as … Continued

University of Warsaw – top Polish university in the international ranking

University of Warsaw – top Polish university in the international ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities (AWRU, so-called Shanghai Ranking), an annual survey conducted by the Shanghai Jiaotong University to identify the leading research universities, once again lists the University of Warsaw as the best university in Poland. The only other…

Board games as teaching and experimental tool

Board games as teaching and experimental tool

Michał Mijal held a presentation during the international conference “Standing Conference on Organizational Symbolism” (SCOS). His presentation “Entrepreneurs from the past – teachers of the present. A history recreated in a boardgame” covered the topic of a use of modern…

International internship in research commercialization

International internship in research commercialization

Adrianna Jednoralska, doctoral candidate of TiMO, was awarded an international scholarship after completing a cycle of trainings within the project “Practitioner of human and social sciences” and submitting the final project’s assignment – a proposal for commercialization of research project…

Health care management, co-funded by the European Commission from 7FP

Health care management, co-funded by the European Commission from 7FP

TiMO participates in project MUNROS (Health Care Reform: the iMpact on practice, oUtcomes and costs of New roles for health pROfeSsionals), co-funded from the 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development of the European Commission. The project is carried…

New management textbook

New management textbook

A new management textbook “Zarządzanie. Tradycja i nowoczesność” (“Management. Tradition and modernity“) was edited by TiMO members Prof. Jerzy Bogdanienko and Dr. Włodzimierz Piotrowski, with chapters contributed by other TiMO researchers. In the 1990s, TiMO lecturers wrote the most popular management textbook in Poland at that time (“Zarządzanie. Teoria i praktyka” – “Management. Theory and … Continued

Social responsibility of business – employee perspective

Social responsibility of business – employee perspective

“Social responsibility of business. Employee perspective” was a research project, co-funded from the EU Structural Funds, Operational Program Human Capital, measure 2.1.2, and conducted between 2010 and 2013. TiMO co-operated in the project with the second largest labor union in Poland – Forum of Labor Unions (FZZ, Forum Związków Zawodowych). TiMO carried out empirical research, … Continued

Learning organizations and Santa Claus

Learning organizations and Santa Claus

Adrianna Jednoralska, doctoral student of TiMO, was holding a course on “Learning organizations in global and Polish contexts” at the University of Lapland in Rovaniemi, Finland. The course was targeted at master students in social sciences. During her stay in…

Technology roadmaps

Technology roadmaps

In 2012-2013, Krzysztof Klincewicz was involved in the analytical project, concerning technology roadmaps, carried out by a dedicated taskforce of the Technology Executive Committee (TEC). Roadmapping can be considered a good planning practice for technology development and implementation. The TEC…

Politics of technological alliances

Politics of technological alliances

Technological alliances can be interpreted as political activities, helping establish coalitions, co-opt supporters and eliminate rivals. Using the example of Microsoft’s and Google’s partner ecosystems, Krzysztof Klincewicz discussed specific partnership techniques and their relevance for technology companies. The empirical research…

Bibliometric analysis of Polish universities

Bibliometric analysis of Polish universities

Krzysztof Klincewicz carried out a multidimensional comparison of twenty-four Polish universities, including their scientific production, impact of research measured by forward citations to articles, and the internationalization of scientific research interpreted as article co-authorship with representatives of foreign research institutions.…

Computer games in organizational training

Computer games in organizational training

Michał Mijal presented the outcomes of his research project on FPS games use in the organizations, conducted jointly with Oskar Szumski. The research resulted in two papers: “FPS games in the organizations” and “Computer games use in the organizational training“. The presentation was held during the annual conference “Informatics @ Future” and covered the most … Continued

Knowledge management

Knowledge management

Krzysztof Klincewicz wrote three chapters of a popular reference book on knowledge management, edited by Prof. Andrzej Koźmiński and Prof. Dariusz Jemielniak. The chapters outline a comprehensive framework for interpreting knowledge as either product, resource or limitation of corporate activities (originally proposed by Ilkka Tuomi) and proposes practical applications of the framework. When describing systems … Continued

Bibliometrics for innovation policy and research management

Bibliometrics for innovation policy and research management

Ministry of Science and Higher Education commissioned a research project to identify the applicability of bibliometric techniques to the innovation policy and research management in Poland. The study was intended to support the establishment of the new ministerial institution, the…

Creative class in Poland

Creative class in Poland

Creative class is a term coined by Richard Florida, a controversial American researcher, who claimed that development of a knowledge-based economy can be explained by three “Ts”: technology, talent and tolerance. Florida proposed methods for developing quantitative indexes for each…

TEDx – academic copyrights

TEDx – academic copyrights

Krzysztof Klincewicz was invited to present at TEDx Warsaw conference, discussing the sometimes difficult relations between scientists and academic publishers. Business models of scientific publishing companies are struggling to come to terms with the emerging open access movement, and the…

Spin-off of the University of Warsaw

Spin-off of the University of Warsaw

University of Warsaw established its business arm UWRC Sp. z o.o., and appointed in November 2012 Krzysztof Klincewicz as the member of its management board. The reform of science and higher education from 2011 introduced the notion of special purpose…

Diffusion of innovations

Diffusion of innovations

Diffusion of innovations is a key topic for practitioners, including marketing professionals and sales specialists. Therefore, it might seem surprising that till 2012, no practical textbook or guidebook concerning this topic was published in Polish language. Krzysztof Klincewicz filled the gap, publishing a book and several practitioner-oriented articles. He popularized the Polish acronym PZNTO, corresponding … Continued

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Our researchers and doctoral students

Przemysław Wiśniewski

Przemysław Wiśniewski

Przemysław Wisniewski – doctoral student at the Department of Theory and Methods of Organization at the Faculty of Management. His research interests include: the creation and dissemination of environmental technologies, the conditions for the emergence and spread of innovation, creating solutions for environmental protection and sustainable economic and social development. Expert of Polish Ministry of … Continued

Aleksandra Spik

Aleksandra Spik

Aleksandra Spik, Ph.D., graduated from the Department of Management of Warsaw University. Her master thesis focused on risk management in projects supported by the European Union. Her doctoral dissertation focused on relationships between different organizational commitment profiles and organizational citizenship…

Magdalena Marczewska

Magdalena Marczewska

Magdalena Marczewska, Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw. She specializes in innovation and technology management, as well as project management with the focus on environmental technologies. In 2016 she was awarded a doctoral degree in management…

Adrianna Jednoralska

Adrianna Jednoralska

Adrianna Jednoralska is a researcher at the Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw. She specializes in knowledge management and project management, especially in the context of technology-based firms. Her Ph. D. research project concerned learning factors in small and medium…

Marcin Darecki

Marcin Darecki

Marcin Darecki, PhD student and active Project Manager. He graduated from the Faculty of Management at University of Warsaw, majoring human resources development. His scientific and research interests are project management, process management, knowledge management, technology and innovations. He is…

Adnan Abed

Adnan Abed

Adnan K. Abed, a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw; Erasmus Mundus SALAM Scholarship holder, funded by the European Commission. Graduate of College of Engineering, Baghdad, Iraq (1992). From 1993 to 2008, he was involved in a variety of engineering and construction projects for the public and private sectors in Iraq. He got a … Continued

Marcin Żemigała

Marcin Żemigała

Marcin Żemigała, Associate Professor, in 2002 graduated from the Department of Organisation and Management of the Technical University of Lodz, majoring in Management and Marketing. In 2006 he got a doctorate degree in economics in the field of management science. Currently, he works as an associate professor in the the Department of Organization Theory and … Continued

Włodzimierz Piotrowski

Włodzimierz Piotrowski

Włodzimierz Piotrowski, Ph.D., Warsaw University; since 1988, Assistant Professor. Areas of specialization: organization and management theory, organizational behavior, leadership. Key publications: “Management. Tradition and Modernity” (in Polish), Warsaw: PWE, 2013, co-autor and co-editor with J. Bogdanienko; “Management. Theory and Practice”…

Michał Mijal

Michał Mijal

Michał Mijal, Ph.D. – assistant professor, visiting professor at the universities of: Izmir, Barcelona, Urbino. Areas of expertise: social aspects of management and use of games and simulations in the organizations. Author of numerous publications on labor migrations, ownership issues…

Krzysztof Klincewicz

Krzysztof Klincewicz

Krzysztof Klincewicz, Professor at the Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw, head of the Department of Organization Theory and Methods. Rector’s Deputy for Intellectual Property Management of the University of Warsaw. Coordinator of the Experts Team at the Green Technology…

Marcin Kardas

Marcin Kardas

Marcin Kardas, Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw. He specializes in organizational change management and research and innovation management, with particular interest in research, innovation and industrial policies. Dr. Kardas received PhD in management science at…

Jerzy Bogdanienko

Jerzy Bogdanienko

Graduate of SGPiS (1968), Ph.D. in economic sciencies (1972), associate professor at SGH (1989). At SGH, Chair of Innovation Management and Director of Postgraduate Studies “Economic problems of transforming the energy sector”. After having moved to the University of Nicolaus Copernicus, Torun, Chair of Investment and Innovation Process Management, and subsequently – Chair of Enterprise … Continued

Magdalena Klimczuk-Kochańska

Magdalena Klimczuk-Kochańska

Magdalena Klimczuk-Kochańska – Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw Immediately after completion of higher education – which she graduated with honours – she began teaching and research work. In the years 2001-2003 she was an assistant at the Faculty of Management at the Bialystok University of Technology. Then, in the years … Continued