International scientific achievements



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Participation in international research projects

2017-2018

Research project: “Internal structure of management sciences – subdivision into scientific sub-disciplines”
Own research project carried out in international cooperation with Economics and Management School, Chongqing Jiaotong University (China) and the Faculty of Management, the University of Lodz (Poland)

  • participation status: project manager
2016-2021

Research project: “Opportunity based approach to innovation management in small and medium-sized enterprises”
National Science Center research project type OPUS 9 implemented in international cooperation with Business School Ostrava (The Czech Republic)

  • participation status: project manager
2016

International research project “Global University Entrepreneurial Spirit Students’ Survey” (GUESSS)
Research project carried out in cooperation with the Institute of Family Business (Poznań) and the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland)

  • participation status: research coordinator at the Lodz University of Technology
2013

International research project “Global University Entrepreneurial Spirit Students’ Survey” (GUESSS)
Research project carried out in cooperation with the Institute of Family Business (Poznań) and the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland)

  • participation status: research coordinator at the Lodz University of Technology


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Research fellowships

2019

University of Helsinki
Study visit under the project “Leaders in university management” implemented from the funds of the Operational Programme Knowledge Education Development by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Poland
Helsinki, Finland, 07.10.2019 – 11.10.2019

  • review of the history, organization, scope of operations and scientific achievements of the University of Helsinki and the Centre for Continuing Education HY+,
  • familiarisation with the dual system of higher education in Finland, including discussion of the principles and objectives of scientific policy, funding and evaluation of higher education,
  • review of good management practices at the University of Helsinki in the field of: quality management, digitization, commercialisation of R&D results, internationalization, cooperation with the business environment, administrative support, human capital development activities, as well as foreign language learning, communication and brand management and the university’s commitment to society,
  • presentations on the activities of the Finnish National Agency for Education and the Institute of Sustainability Science HELSUS,
  • visits in institutions operating in the University of Helsinki’s surroundings:
    • Think Corner,
    • Think Company,
    • University of Helsinki Main Library,
    • Alexandria Learning Centre.

2017

Chongqing Jiaotong University
Research fellowship within the ‘Inspiring International Exchange and Cooperation for Leaders and Experts from Polish Universities’ Programme
Chongqing, China, 06.09.2017 – 23.09.2017

  • meetings with university authorities and reviewing scientific and research activities conducted at Chongqing Jiaotong University,
  • presentation of the activity and scientific achievements of the Technical University of Lodz and the Faculty of Organization and Management,
  • participation in a scientific seminar “Academic Salon” organized at the Economics and Management School, including a presentation “Innovative potential and small business performance: approach based on internally structuralized concepts”,
  • conducting methodological expert research on “Internal structure of management sciences – subdivision into scientific sub-disciplines” among scientists representing management sciences at Chongqing Jiaotong University,
  • study visits to the laboratories of Chongqing Jiaotong University:
    • Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center,
    • National Engineering Center of Inland Waterways,
    • State Key Laboratory of Mountain Bridge,
    • National Highway Material Engineering Laboratory,
  • Study visits in companies in the Chongqing industrial region:
    • Chongqing Cuntan Harbor,
    • Yuxinou (Chongqing) Logistics Co. Ltd,
    • Changan Group Ltd,
    • Chongqing Shipping Exchange,
  • participation in the 3rd International Academic Conference on New Silk Road Connectivity „Connectivity of Technology and Economy under ‘The Belt and Road’ Initittive”, including a presentation ‘Strategic development of small business resource potential based on dynamic capabilities concept’,
  • giving a plenary lecture on the topic “The new approach to organizational life cycle of small business: the S&D model for researchers  and students at Chongqing Jiaotong University,
  • participation in China history and culture activities.

2016

Kingston University
Research fellowship in Small Business Research Centre at the Faculty of Business and Law
London, The United Kingdom, 03.04.2016 – 18.04.2016

  • presentation of research activities of the Department of Management, Lodz University of Technology. Review of scientific activities and research projects carried out in the Small Business Research Centre,
  • scientific seminar organized in the Small Business Research Centre on the directions of scientific development, international cooperation and the conditions and requirements for publication in international journals, 
  • scientific consultations on the theoretical model and methodological assumptions of the project entitled “The approach based on opportunities for innovation management in small and medium-sized enterprises”, financed by National Science Center,
  • participation in a scientific seminar entitled “Sense-making and entrepreneurial becoming in a family-based start-up” organized in the Small Business Research Centre (speaker: Prof. Ossie Jones, University of Liverpool),
  • study visit and monographic research at Enterprise Europe Network London on local conditions and directions of development and support for innovation in small and medium-sized enterprises,
  • participation in the methodological training “How to do Literature Review – Systematic Literature Review”, conducted by: Dr Peter Atkinson, Brunel University in London, UK,
  • participation in the methodological training “Ethnography – Qualitative Research Method”, conducted by: Prof. David Fuschi, Brunel University in London, UK,
  • review of internatinal literature publications, collection of literature and materials for further research work,
  • participation in scientific conferences, including a presentation of the results of the research carried out under the project “Transfer of human capital from large enterprises to SMEs”:
    • 34th International Business Research Conference, organised by World Business Institute, Australia, London  Academic Research and Publications, UK, Imperial College London,
    • Business and Social Sciences Research Conference, organised by the Global Research Institute for Business Academics, Australia, London Academic Research and Publications, University of London,
    • MBAcademy International Business Conference, organised by the Management and Business Academy, Brunel University, London.

2013

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Research fellowship in the Department of Managerial Economics, Strategy and Innovation at the Faculty of Economics and Business combined with participation in European SME Week 2013 in Brussels
Leuven-Brussels, Belgium, 14.11.2013 – 04.12.2013

  • presentation of scientific interests and research activities of the Department of Management, Lodz University of Technology. Review of the scientific and research activities of the Department of Managerial Economics, Strategy and Innovation,
  • participation in international scientific seminars organised in the Department of Managerial Economics, Strategy and Innovation:
    • What makes corporate entrepreneurs innovate? (René Mauer, RWTH Aachen University, Germany),
    • Estimating dynamic R&D demand: An analysis of costs and long-run benefits (Mark Roberts, Pennsylvania State University, USA),
    • Intra-industry trade and the formation of preferential trade agreements (Cameron Thies, Arizona State University, USA),
    • Parent hostility and spin-out performance (Sascha Walter, Lancaster University, United Kingdom),
    • Type of entry choice and initial size. Risk, resource, and selection effects (Francesca Melillo, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark),
  • presentation of the theoretical model and the results of the pilot study of the project “Absorption of support in development management of small and medium-sized enterprises – a strategic context” at a scientific seminar at the Department of Managerial Economics, Strategy and Innovation,
  • study visit and monographic research in the Center for R&D Monitoring (ECOOM) – a research unit conducting measurements and analyses in the areas of: innovation and R&D, technometry, bibliometry, as well as the careers and mobility of researchers,
  • scientific consultation,
  • review of international publications, collection of literature and materials for further research work,
  • Participation in the events of the European SME Week in Brussels (25.11.2013 – 30.11.2013):
    • participation in the European Commission Information Day “SMEs in Horizon 2020”,
    • participation in the workshop “Open innovation in SMEs, including low-tech SMEs” organised by Enterprise Europe Brussels,
    • participation in the seminar “Financing mid-sized companies for growth” organized in the European Parliament,
    • participation in the workshop “The SME Instrument under Horizon 2020” organised by Enterprise Europe Brussels,
    • participation in the conference of COBALT FP7 project “Industry and society’s needs for sustainable management of raw materials in Europe: Exploring solutions for future action” coordinated by the Institute for Managing Sustainability, Vienna University of Economics and Business.

2013

Business School Ostrava
Research fellowship in the Department of Entrepreneurship and Management
Ostrava, The Czech Republic, 31.05.2013 – 11.06.2013

  • presentation of areas of research activities and publication of the Department of Management, Lodz University of Technology. Review of the research activity of Ostrava Business School,
  • presentation of the results of research conducted within the projects: “Factors and methods for the development of technological entrepreneurship in small and medium-sized enterprises” and “Absorption of external support in managing the development of small and medium-sized enterprises – strategic context” at a scientific seminar organized in the Ostrava Business School,
  • conducting monographic research in the Ostrava Science and Technology Park and in the Moravian-Silesian Automotive Cluster,
  • study visits in:
    • Business Incubator of the Mining University – Technical University of Ostrava,
    • Entrepreneurship Incubator of the Ostrava Business School,
    • the research and experimentation Laboratory of the Moravian-Silesian Motor Cluster
    • the company ‘Vojtěchova polévkárna plus’, founded by one of the students of Ostrava Business School,
  • participation in state diploma exams,
  • scientific consultation,
  • collecting literature and materials for further research.


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International scientific conferences

09.2020

XVth International Conference on Business, Economics, Law, Language & Psychology
Social Science & Humanities Research Association (SSHRA) & Eurasia Research
London, The United Kingdom (Zoom), 02.09.2020

  • participation in the International Scientific Board of the conference
  • participation in the conference sessions in a remote format at the “Zoom” platform
  • keynote plenary speech „Ethical dilemmas in research methodology of management sciences”
10.2019 2nd Prague – International Conference on Social Science & Humanities (ICSSH)
Social Science & Humanities Research Association (SSHRA), Eurasia Research
Prague, The Czech Republic, 15-16.10.2019

  • participation in the International Scientific Board of the conference
  • participation in the conference sessions
  • keynote plenary speech „Technology entrepreneurship as the factor for small business innovativeness development”
09.2019 2nd ICSTR London – International Conference on Science & Technology Research
Scientific & Technical Research Association (STRA), Eurasia Research, Canada Water Theatre and Library
London, The United Kingdom, 12-13.09.2019

  • participation in the conference sessions
  • keynote plenary speech „Difficulties in using advanced technologies in the implementation of projects: The empirical study”
  • chair of „Technical session 2”
09.2019 XVIIth International Conference on Business, Economics, Law, Language & Psychology (ICBELLP)
Social Science & Humanities Research Association (SSHRA), Eurasia Research, Canada Water Theatre and Library
London, The United Kingdom, 11-12.09.2019

  • participation in the International Scientific Board of the conference
  • participation in the conference sessions (1 day)
  • keynote plenary speech „Challenges of sub-disciplines of management sciences in theory and research practice”
  • chair of „Technical session 1” and „Technical session 2”
09.2019 2nd London – International Conference on Social Science & Humanities (ICSSH)
Social Science & Humanities Research Association (SSHRA), Eurasia Research, Canada Water Theatre and Library
London, The United Kingdom, 10-11.09.2019

  • participation in the International Scientific Board of the conference
  • participation in the conference sessions (1 day)
  • keynote plenary speech „Paradoxes of entrepreneurial opportunities in management sciences”
  • chair of „Technical session 2”
08.2019 International Conference on Social Science, Arts, Business and Education,
Ontario College For Research and Development
Venice, Italy, 4-5.08.2019

  • participation in the conference sessions
  • keynote plenary speech “Entrepreneurship and innovativeness of students in emerging economy: case study of Lodz University of Technology, Poland”
  • poster presentation “Development indicators and performance in small business life-cycle: statics and dynamics (S&D) model”
 06.2019 Prague – International Conference on Social Science & Humanities (ICSSH)
Social Science & Humanities Research Association (SSHRA), Eurasia Research, Czech Technical University in Prague
Prague, Czech Republic, 4-5.06.2019

  • participation in the International Scientific Board of the conference
  • participation in the conference sessions
  • keynote plenary speech “Innovation Management in Small Business: Opportunity-based Approach”
  • chair of “Technical session 1”
08.2018
International Conference on Marketing, Finance, HR and Social Science (MFHS-2018)
Charles Institute of European Studies
Barcelona, Spain, 18-19.08.2018

  • participation in the conference sessions
  • presentation “Variability of dynamic capabilities in development process of SME sector companies”
08.2018
11th MBAcademy International Business and Management Conference pt. “Digitalization: The Internationalization of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Sustainability”
Management and Business Academy
Barcelona, Spain, 16-17.08.2018

  • participation in the conference sessions
  • presentation “Conceptualisation and operationalisation of entrepreneurial opportunities in theory and practice of management sciences”
04.2018
3rd London International Conference on Social Science & Humanities (ICSSH)
Global Association for Humanities and Social Science Research (GAHSSR), Imperial College London
London, The United Kingdom, 10-11.04.2018
  • participation in the conference sessions
  • keynote plenary speech “Project management specificity in small business and large enterprises: A comparative study”
07.2017
17th International Conference on Psychology & Behavioural Sciences (ICPBS)
Global Psychology and Language Research Association
Bangkok, Thailand, 20-21.07.2017
  • participation in the conference sessions
  • chair of sessions at the 1. day of the conference (4 plenary sessions)
  • presentation “Development of students’ innovative competences in the academic environment: determinants and career paths” (the name of the conference was wrongly indicated on the certificate)
07.2017
14th International Conference on Business Management & Legal Studies (ICBMLS)
Global Association for Humanities and Social Science Research (GAHSSR), Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)
Bangkok, Thailand, 18-19.07.2017
  • participation in the conference sessions
  • chair of sessions at the 1. day of the conference (4 plenary sessions)
  • presentation “Small business life cycle: Statics and dynamics (S&D) model”
07.2017
16th International Conference on Social Science & Humanities (ICSSH)
Global Association for Humanities and Social Science Research (GAHSSR)
Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, 11-12.07.2017
03.2017 International Conference on Social Science, Arts, Business and Education
Ontario College for Research and Development
Paris, France, 15-16.03.2017

  • participation in the conference sessions
  • presentation “Small business specificity and the innovative potential of SME sector companies”
03.2017 5th International Conference on Management and Education Innovation (ICMEI 2017)
International Economics Development and Research Center (IEDRC)
Paris, France, 10-12.03.2017

  • participation in the conference sessions
  • participation in the scientific board of the conference
  • keynote plenary speech “Statics and dynamics in the organizational life cycle of small business: theoretical model and empirical evidences”
  • chair of the “Education and Industry Management” session
11.2016 23rd International Conference on Business, Economics, Social Science & Humanities (BESSH 2016)
Academic Fora
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 17-18.11.2016

  • participation in the conference sessions
  • presentation “Characteristic Features of Small Business and Large Firms: An Empirical Comparative Study”
11.2016 2nd International Conference on Marketing Business and Economics (ICMBE2016)
International Economics Development and Research Center (IEDRC)
Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, 12-14.11.2016

  • participation in the conference sessions
  • presentation “Dynamic Capabilities and the Development of Small Business Resource Potential”
04.2016 MBAcademy International Business Conference
Management and Business Academy, Brunel University
Uxbridge-London, The United Kingdom, 15-17.04.2016

04.2016 Business and Social Sciences Research Conference “Research for Change”
Global Research Institute for Business Academics, London
Academic Research and Publications, University of London
London, The United Kingdom, 11-13.04.2016

  • participation in the conference sessions
  • presentation “Human capital transfer from large enterprises to small business: conditions, benefits and threats”
  • chair of the  “Management and Marketing” session
04.2016 34th International Business Research Conference
World Business Institute, London Academic Research and Publications, Imperial College London
London, The United Kingdom, 4-5.04.2016

06.2014

Euro-American Conference for Academic Disciplines – Prague 2014
International Journal of Arts & Sciences, Anglo-American University
Prague, The Czech Republic, 10-13.06.2014

09.2013

3° International Conference on Human and Social Sciences, ICHSS 2013,
Sapienza University of Rome, Mediterranean Center of Social and Educational Research,
Rome, Italy, 20-22.09.2013

  • participation in the conference sessions
  • Chair of the session “Economics and Development”
  • presentation “Strategic Determinants of the Use of Development-Support Instruments in the Management of SMEs”
02.2013

5th International Academic Conference “Prosperity and Stability in the Present World”
International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences, Graduated School of the Buenos Aires Bar Association
Buenos Aires, Argentina, 3-5.02.2013

01.2011

Asia Pacific Business Innovation and Technology Management Conference
APBITM Society
Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, 23-25.01.2011

  • participation in the conference sessions
  • presentation “Use of Outsourcing in Creating the Intellectual Capital of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises”


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Membership in scientific associations

Since 2020

European Association of Methodology (EAM), Germany

  • member of the association
Since 2017

Social Science and Humanities Research Association (SSHRA), India

  • since 12.2017: President
  • member of the International Scientific Board of conferences organized by the SSHRA
  • member of the association
Since 2011

The Academy of Management (AOM), USA

  • member of the association in sections: (1) Business Policy and Strategy, (2) Entrepreneurship
Since 2010

The Polish Economic Society (PTE), Lodz branch of PTE, Poland

  • since 2013: member of the Management Board and member of the Presidium of the Management Board; Secretary of the Management Board of the PTE Łódź Branch
  • member of the association,


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Editorial boards of scientific journals

Since 2020

University Scientific Notes (Ukraine)
ISSN: 2078-9165

  • publisher: Leonid Yuzkov Khmelnytskyi University of Management and Law, in cooperation with National Academy for Public Administration under the President of Ukraine, Ukraine
  • member of the editorial board in the area of management
Since 2017

People: International Journal of Social Sciences (India)
ISSN: 2454-5889

  • publisher: Global Research & Development Services, India
  • since 2020: Editor-in-Chief
  • member of the editorial board
Since 2016

World Journal of Management (Austrailia)
ISSN: 1836-070X

  • publisher: Zant World Press, Australia
    member of the editorial board


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Review of international scientific publications

2020
2019
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2017
2016
2014
2012


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International awards for scientific achievements

2017 Best Paper Presenter Award for the paper Matejun M., “Small business life cycle: Statics and dynamics (S&D) model” at the 14th International Conference on Business Management & Legal Studies (ICBMLS), Global Association for Humanities and Social Science Research (GAHSSR), Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand, 18-19.07.2017
2016 Best Oral Presentation Award for the paper Matejun M., “Dynamic capabilities and the development of small business resource potential” at the 2nd International Conference on Marketing Business and Economics (ICMBE2016), International Economics Development and Research Center (IEDRC), Denpasar, Indonesia, 12-14.11.2016
2011 Outstanding Paper Award for the paper Matejun M., “Use of outsourcing in creating the intellectual capital of small and medium-sized enterprises” at the Asia Pacific Business Innovation and Technology Management (APBITM) Conference, APBITM Society, Denpasar, Indonesia, 23-25.01.2011