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József Poór

Prof. Dr. habil József POÓRProf. Dr. habil József POÓR, is a Professor of Management Szent István University Hungary, where he teaches a variety of management courses. He earned his Ph.D. from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences Budapest. He is Professor of Management at J.Selye University Komarno (Slovakia). He served as guest professor at five different US universities and taught fourteen short summer semesters. He was as an Erasmus guest lecturer at many other European universities (Lyon-Catholic BS, France; Cranfield, UK; University of Applied Sciences in Frankfurt am Main, Germany; University Arnhem, Holland, Bergen, School of Economics, Norway).  He was senior manager  at different internationally recognized professional service firms (Mercer, HayGroup, Diebold) and at a private business school (International Management Center, Budapest).

Csaba Makó

Prof. em. Dr. Csaba MAKÓProf. em. Dr. Csaba MAKÓ at Szent István University and at the National University of Public Service. He is scientific advisor at the Centre for Social Sciences – Institute of Sociology, HAS. His research focus: the comparative analysis of the social impacts of automation and organisational innovation with special focus on quality of job and employment. He is involved in numerous national and international projects, the latest one:  “Quality of Jobs and Innovation Generated Employment Outcomes – QuInnE, Horizon 2020, 2015-2018).



Miklós Illéssy

Prof. em. Dr. Csaba MAKÓMiklós Illéssy holds a degree of PhD in management and business administration and is specialized in innovation, organizational changes and in learning organizations. In 2003 he started his career as a research associate at the Institute of Sociology of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He has been involved in several EU-funded research projects (FP5, FP6 and more recently H2020) which allowed him to acquire experiences in both qualitative and quantitative international comparative research. Currently he is a research associate at the Centre for Social Sciences of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.



Dorota Jelonek

Dr. hab. Dorota JELONEKDr. hab. Dorota JELONEK is a professor of Management and currently the Dean of Science at the Faculty of Management at the Czestochowa University of Technology. She started work at the Faculty of Management in 1994 as an assistant. In 2000 year received a PhD degree. PhD research topic was "Modeling of Information Resources for Enterprise Environment Monitoring System". Dorota Jelonek holds her habilitation in Economic Theory at the Faculty of Management, Information Science and Finances, Wroclaw University of Economics in 2011 year. Habilitation study focused on the “Strategic Alignment Between Environment Monitoring and Information Technology in a Company. A Methodological and Empirical Study”. She has been the chairman of the team responsible for e-learning implementation in Czestochowa University of Technology since 2012 year.

She is the author of 3 books, editor of 6 books. In addition, she is the author or co-author of 130 articles in Polish and foreign journals and book chapters. She participated in over 80 conferences in many research centers. Her scientific and research interests focus on solving problems related to the implementation of management information systems in enterprises, improving management information processes, and computer-assisted monitoring of the business environment.

She is a Member of Informing Science Institute (ISI) and she is a Member of the Board of Scientific Society of Economic Informatics.

Csaba Bálint Illés

Prof. Dr. habil Csaba Bálint ILLÉSProf. Dr. habil Csaba Bálint ILLÉS, CSc, Full Professor in Szent István University (Hungary), Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences. He is Vice Director of  Institute of Business Studies, Head of Department of Business Economics and Management, Director of Executive MBA Programme, core member of the Doctoral School of Management and Business Administration at Szent István University, Gödöllő, Hungary. Experiences in teaching and training: business management, managerial economics, business planning, farm management, economics of animal husbandry and investment appraisal. He has worked as project leader or/and participant in various national/EU/international research projects. He has wide and active national and international research and academic relationships (EU and US universities and research institutes).

He is author and co-author of more than 300 refereed papers in scientific journals, books, and conference proceedings. He is a member of the editorial boards of different international journals ("Supply Chain Management: An International Journal" (1996-2000, Bradford, England); Agroeconomic Books (2012-); Agroeconomic Studies (2012-, Research Institute of Agricultural Economics, Budapest); Przegląd Organizacji / Journal of Organization Review (2015-, Warsaw, Poland); Polish Journal of Management Studies (2016-, Czestochowa, Poland); Zeszyty Naukowe: Zarządzanie / Research Reviews: Management (2017-)) and he is member of some international scientific associations. His current research interests: management and development of SMEs, corporate competitiveness; food safety management; Corporate Social Responsibility in different sectors; farm management.

Anna Dunay

Dr. habil Anna DUNAY PhDDr. habil Anna DUNAY PhD is an Associate Professor at the Department of Business Economics and Management of the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences at Szent István University, Gödöllő, Hungary and Visiting Professor (in the 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 academic years) at University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland. He is a member of the editorial boards of different Hungarian and international journals ("Journal of Economy & Society" (2014-); "Studia Mundi - Economica" (2014-); "Zeszyty Naukowe: Zarządzanie / Research Reviews: Management" (2017-); "Економічні науки / Economic Sciences" (2017-); "Theory, Methodology, Practice" (2015-)). Her main research fields are management of SMEs, entrepreneurship education, corporate social responsibility in different sectors and company competitiveness.