Chair of Management

The Chair of Management conducts research in the field of organization and management, concerning e.g. defense economics and management, public sector management, economics and management of migrations; public sector procurement, conflict management, crisis management, contemporary terrorism, state security issues, as well as marketing management, strategic management and health care management.

The object of the Chair’s research interests are also issues of project management, innovation and entrepreneurship, as well as human resource management.

The research results and research experience are used by the employees of the Chair during their educational activity, to enrich theoretical lectures with practical conclusions and recommendations.

Contact: alewandowska@wsiz.edu.pl


Scientific research projects financed from external sources:

Subject: Adaptation and Evaluation D.Y.L. Methodology to Individualized Career Planning in Higher Education Institutions
Project consortium: University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszów (Poland), Universita Degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (Italy) and Polytechnics Institute of Portalegre (Portugal), Université de Nice – Sophia Antipolis (France)
Project Manager: Joanna Świętoniowska PhD, jswietoniowska@wsiz.edu.pl
The aim of the project is to establish international cooperation in order to adapt the Business Model You (BMY) and Design Your Life (DYL) approaches to the needs of individualization and creation of education paths and career planning as well as to develop a methodology for the process, techniques and methods of individualization of education and professional career paths for universities in this area. The main target groups will be scientists working on the project, university management, students and employees of career offices or personnel departments. Period of implementation: 1.10.2019–30.09.2022
Financing: NAWA International Academic Partnerships

Subject: OMNI – BE Aware STudent [OMNI-BEAST]
Project consortium: : University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszów (Poland), – lider, Alma Mater Studiorum – Universita Di Bologna (Italy), Militos Symvouleutiki A.E. (Greece), Universidad De Sevilla (Spain), Instituto Politécnico De Portalegre (Portugal)
Project Manager: Joanna Świętoniowska, PhD jswietoniowska@wsiz.edu.pl
The project is an extension of the BEAST (Erasmus Plus) and DYLMIC (NAWA) projects, currently implemented by the Centre for Advanced Learning Technologies. The aim of the project is to develop, test and implement solutions for shaping students’ key skills using business model thinking mindset, as well as to build students’ awareness of purposeful development and accurate career planning already during their studies.
Period of implementation: 1.11.2020 – 28.02.2023
Financing: Erasmus+ within the framework of action 2 Strategic Partnerships in Higher Education (2020-1-PL01-KA203-082198)

Subject: BE Aware Student (BEAST)

Project consortium: University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszów (Poland), Universita Degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (Italy) and Polytechnics Institute of Portalegre (Portugal).
Project Manager: Joanna Świętoniowska, Ph.D. jswietoniowska@wsiz.edu.pl
The aim of the project is to modernize the university’s offer by developing, testing and implementing an innovative course/subject in the field of IT: “Business model – Become a passionate IT specialist”, which shapes the ability to generate personal business models and the ability to use innovative ideas in shaping a professional career.
Period of implementation: 1.09.2018–31.12.2020
Financing: Erasmus+ within the framework of action 2 Strategic Partnerships in Higher Education


Research financed from the subsidy of the Ministry :

Subject: Universities towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – current status, trends and future challenge
Project Manager: Justyna Berniak-Woźny, PhD, jberniak@wsiz.edu.pl
The aim of the project is to diagnose the level of involvement of higher education institutions in the country and around the world in achieving sustainable development goals and to identify trends
Period of implementation: 2021-2023

Subject: The impact of cooperation on business innovations of small and medium-sized enterprises in the Podkarpackie region
Project Manager: Ph.D. Anna Lewandowska
The aim of this project is to determine the impact of cooperation between the SME and R&D sectors on the propensity to invest in innovations and the type of innovations of SMEs in the Podkarpackie region.
Research questions are:
1. What is the cooperation of the SME sector with R&D and other entities in the Podkarpackie region in the field of innovation development so far?
2. What is the impact of cooperation between the SME and R&D sector on the scale and quality of innovation?
3. What is the impact of cooperation between the SME and R&D sector on the propensity to invest in innovation?
4. What are the reasons for undertaking or not undertaking mutual cooperation between SMEs and R&D in the area of initiating joint ventures and research?
Implementation period: 2021

Subject: Shaping a competitive position on the Polish air transport market on the example of the Lufthansa carrier
Project Manager: Olesia Iefremova, M.Sc.
The main aim of the research is to determine ways to evaluate the competitive position of the company on the air services market with respect to competitors on the example of the Lufthansa airline. As part of empirical research, a CAWI (Computer-Aided Web Interviewing) survey will be conducted based on an online research panel, whose aim will be to determine, from the clients’ perspective, factors affecting a competitive position of an airline on the Polish air transport market, with particular emphasis on the Lufthansa carrier. The factors that determine the choice of an airline by passengers, propensity to recommend, consumer preferences, opinions and attitudes of passengers will be examined.
Period of implementation: 2019–2020

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