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Vice-Rector for Human Resources and Financial Management

Prof. dr hab. Piotr Jedynak

Prof. dr hab. Piotr Jedynak

Data urodzenia

10 November 1972, Dębica


Management and Marketing - 1996, AGH University of Science and Technology
Interfaculty Doctoral Studies - 1998, Cracow Academy of Economics



Academic degrees

PhD in Economical Sciences  - 1998
Habilitated Doctor of Economical Sciences, discipline: Management Studies - 2009
Professor of Economical Sciences - 2019


JU Faculty of Management and Social Communication – since 1998
JU Associate Professor – since 2011
Full Professor – since 2019

Academic position

Head of the Post-diploma Programme: Management and Auditing – since 2003
Deputy Head of the Institute of Finance and Management – 2008 - 2012
Head of the Department of Normalised Management Systems – since 2010
Head of the Institute of Economy, Finance, and Management – 2012 - 2016
Dean of the Faculty o Management and Social Communication – 2016 – 2020
Member of the Jagiellonian University Committee for Bilateral Scholarships – 2016 - 2020
Member of the Committee responsible for the  Jagiellonian University’s application in the “Excellence Initiative - Research University” programme - 2019
Head of the No. 1 Committee for Governance and Organizational Structure during the introduction of the new higher education law (Ustawa 2.0) - 2019
Head of the JU Media Committee – 2018 - 2020
Head of the Supervisory Board of the Jagiellonian Centre for Innovation – since 2019
Head of the Council of the Jagiellonian University Student and Graduate Foundation „Bratniak” (since 2013) and Head of the foundation’s Audit Committee – since 2019
Member of the Councils of Doctoral School in the Social Sciences and Doctoral School in the Humanities - since 2019
Member of the Steering Committees of Priority Research Areas FutureSoc and Antrophocene – since 2019
Programme Council Member of the Excellence Initiative - Research University – since 2019

Employment and institutional appointments outside the JU

Municipal Heat Supply Company in Kraków – Management Board’s Proxy for Restructuring and Management Systems – 1996 - 2001
Auditor and advisor in the field of designing, implementing and improvement of management systems in about 90 organisations, including Toyota Tsusho Europe, British Telecom, Krakowski Holding Komunalny, Głuchołaskie Zakłady Papiernicze, Alfa Laval, and Objectivity – 2000 – 2019
Auditor for the certification of management systems – Lloyd’s Register – 2000 – 2019
Member of the Committee on Organizational and Management Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences
Individual member and JU representative in the HERMES network (Higher Education and Research in Management of European Universities)
Member of the Ministerial Award Committee - 2020

Research Interests

Risk management, strategic management, human resources management, higher education management

Publications and other academic achievements

About 150 research publications, including authorship or co-authorship of 9 monographs, academic editor of publication series Contemporary Management & Marketing Dilemmas and Comprehensive Management Issues. Editorial board member of Ekonpolis publication series. Editorial board member of the International Journal of Contemporary Management. Editor-in-chief of the Jagiellonian Journal of Management. Leader or main researcher in 11 research or implementation projects funded from external sources.

International cooperation

Research and teaching collaboration with the following universities: Reutlingen University ESB Business School, EM Strasbourg Business School (University of Strasbourg), Piacenza - Università Cattolica, and University of Economics in Bratislava.


Co-author of the double degree programme with the Reutlingen University ESB Business School. Lectures, classes and seminars in the field of risk management, quality management, management consulting, and management systems design. He has been the supervisor of 3 PhD and 200 MA or BA theses and the reviewer in 15 PhD and habilitation procedures.

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