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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 their links to the individual life satisfaction. The research project involved cultural adaptation of internationally-accepted … Continued

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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. Miedzianowska based her research on Richard Florida’s concept of creative class and “3Ts” model, … Continued

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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 pracowników na temat równowagi miedzy życiem zawodowym a prywatnym” (“Social responsibility of business in the … Continued

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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

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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

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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 R&D project, contracted by the Institute for Sustainable Technologies (Instytut Technologii Eksploatacji, ITEE). Researchers offered … Continued

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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 the upcoming monograph on the gamification in general, which is planned to be published later … Continued

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 researchers conducted in-depth interviews with 40 environmental technology providers – winners of 3 editions of … Continued

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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 implementing the Innovation Union flagship initiative of the European Union, which is part of the … Continued

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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

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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

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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 Polish university, included on the list of 500 top higher education institutions worldwide, is the … Continued

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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 board games as teaching and experimental tools based on a case study. The Peasant School … Continued

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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 results. She was granted an internship in the leading European scientific center of environmental management … Continued

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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 out by a consortium of research institutions, led by the University of Aberdeen. Its planned … Continued

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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

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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

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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 Rovaniemi, Ms. Jednoralska had an opportunity to pay a visit to Santa Claus, where she … Continued

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 taskforce explored the puzzling question, why there were so few technology roadmaps (TRMs) for climate … Continued

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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 offered a rich picture of developments of Microsoft Windows and Google Android platforms, combined with … Continued