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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

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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”) at the Department of Organizational Theory and Methods, Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw. The … 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

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

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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. Polish shares of publications with co-authors from other European Union countries turned out to be … Continued

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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

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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