Martin Lukeš is a Senior Researcher in Entrepreneurship at the Department of Managerial Psychology and Sociology at Prague University of Economics. From 2006 to 2011 he was Director of the Development and Counseling Centre at the same university. He graduated in WO Psychology at Charles University, Prague and in Business Administration at Prague University of Economics where he also received his PhD. in Management. His professional interest lies in the field of entrepreneurship research and education; he is the leader of Czech GEM team. He is active in innovation management and cross-cultural research, and leads social and managerial skills trainings. He is co-founder of the private Da Vinci School focused on improving elementary education in the Czech Republic. He has published a variety of national and international papers, books and research reports.
University of Economics, Prague
The University of Economics, Prague is a state funded University that was established in 1953. VSE offers high quality business and economic education at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels to both Czech and international students (more than 20.000 together). VSE has great experience in the field of international co-operation. It is a member of CEMS, PIM, EFMD, AACSB, EAIE etc. VSE displays a professional academic background and high research potential.
Miroslav Lorenc graduated from the University of Economics in Prague, Faculty of Finance and Accounting, Department of Accounting and Financial Management. He currently works as an assistant professor at the Department of Management, Faculty of Business Administration, University of Economics, Prague. His professional interest lies in the field of management, management informatics, project and process management, andragogy, team work and managerial skills. From 2010 to 2012 he was a scientific assistant at the Department of Business Economics, member of the research project team New Theory of Economics and Organization Management and Their Adaptation Processes. He participates in the Czech and international research projects, as a lecturer and consultant collaborates with business area. He is the author and co-author of various national and international publications.
Hana Lorencová is an assistant professor at the Department of Managerial Psychology and Sociology at University of Economics, Prague. She graduated from the Faculty of Business Administration, University of Economics in Prague with specialization in Psychology and Sociology. At the same university she received her PhD in management. She completed a one-year internship at the Technical University of Dresden and internships at the Mount Royal College Calgary and the University of Regensburg. In the period 2006 to 2010 she led the Alumni University of Economics in Prague, where she was involved, among other activities, in researching young graduates and their entrance to the labor market. Her professional field of interest lies in work motivation, team work, managerial skills training, work flexibility, and intercultural management. She participates in Czech and international research projects, has published a variety of national and international papers and books, is active as a lecturer, and serves as a consultant collaborating with the business sector.
Daniela Pauknerová is an associate professor at the Department of Psychology and Sociology in Management at the Faculty of Business Administration at the University of Economics, Prague. She is also active as a trainer and consultant for psychology and personnel matters. Her research interests include social work, and organizational psychology, communication, gender related issues, diversity management, and psychological testing.
Ivan Nový is a professor and head of the Department of Managerial Psychology and Sociology at the University of Economics, Prague. He has been a guest professor at the University of Regensburg, the University of Steyr, and TU Braunschweig. His research and teaching activities are focused on managerial sociology and psychology, cross-cultural management, and sociological research.
University of Economics, Prague
VYSOKÁ ŠKOLA EKONOMICKÁ V PRAZE
Institution short name
W. Churchill Sqare 4
130 67 Prague 3, Czech Republic