Dissertation Topics



Arts Management Entrepreneurship HR Management
Logistics Management Marketing
Managerial Economics Strategy Managerial Psychology and Sociology


Arts Management

doc. Ing. Jiří Patočka, CSc. Management of cultural events and festivals in the setting of historic buildings jiri.patocka@vse.cz
Transformation of structure, management and financing of interpretative culture into new forms in the Czech Republic after 1989 jiri.patocka@vse.cz
Problems o inter-generational transmission of cultural monumets – question of ecomic projects‘ continuity jiri.patocka@vse.cz
doc. Ing. František Drozen, CSc. Methodology and techniques for evaluation cultural goods in economic practice of galeries of art frantisek.drozen@vse.cz
Methodology of economic evaluation of cultural institution frantisek.drozen@vse.cz
Management  of Public and State-funded Organisations in Culture frantisek.drozen@vse.cz
prof. Ing. Luboš Smrčka, CSc. Economic specifics of the management of private enterprises in the cultural sector lubos.smrcka@vse.cz



prof. Ing. Mgr. Martin Lukeš, PhD. Social entrepreneurship martin.lukes@vse.cz
Decision making of private investors and/or venture capital on investments in startups martin.lukes@vse.cz
doc. Ing. Ondřej Dvouletý, PhD. MSc. Heterogeneous effects of public entrepreneurship and SME policies based on firm characteristics ondrej.dvoulety@vse.cz
Economic effects of non-financial support of entrepreneurship ondrej.dvoulety@vse.cz
Motivation and life-style of various types of entrepreneurs ondrej.dvoulety@vse.cz
Crowdfunding as a way how to finance a business start-up and its growth ondrej.dvoulety@vse.cz
doc. Ing. Miroslav Špaček, PhD. Business model innovation miroslav.spacek@vse.cz
Open innovation and its role in innovation ecosystems miroslav.spacek@vse.cz
doc. Marko Orel, PhD. The role of digital platforms in facilitating hybrid work marko.orel@vse.cz
Technological augmentation in hybrid workplaces marko.orel@vse.cz
Work-life boundaries in the digital and hybrid work era marko.orel@vse.cz
Coworking spaces and the facilitation of interdisciplinary collaboration marko.orel@vse.cz
Community creation and mediation in collaborative work settings marko.orel@vse.cz


HR Management

Supervisors for all the below topics: doc. Ing. Otakar Němec, CSc. – email nemeco@vse.cz and doc. Ing. Lucie Depoo, Ph.D. – email lucie.depoo@vse.cz

Virtual HR Management of Globally Dispersed Virtual Teams
Management of Hybrid Workspace and Impact on Retention and Well-being
The Role of SHRM in Change Management (Impact of Crises)
The Impact of AI on HRM



doc. JUDr. Ing. Radek Novák, CSc. Specifics of logistic services in rural areas – extension of city logistics or complete redesign radek.novak@vse.cz
What is an impact of innovation in digitalization and automation on global supply chains – which positive and negative impact can be expected? radek.novak@vse.cz
Global semiconductor suplly chain as a determinant of prosperity, downturns and economic and political conflicts radek.novak@vse.cz



doc. Ing. Petr Houdek, Ph.D. Choice Architecture in Organizations: Tools for improving decision making and information processing by employees and managers petr.houdek@vse.cz
Business Ethics: Field and Laboratory Research of Cheating and Deception petr.houdek@vse.cz
Why organizations fail? Studies focused on decision-making errors and biases and/or defective organizational designs petr.houdek@vse.cz
doc. Ing. Oto Potluka, Ph.D. Evaluation as a management tool in public sector oto.potluka@vse.cz
Management of foundations oto.potluka@vse.cz
doc. Ing. Ludmila Mládková, Ph.D. Knowledge management a Systemic approach to management of organisation ludmila.mladkova@vse.cz
doc. Mgr. et Mgr. Ing. Štěpán Bahník, Ph.D. Big data in management stepan.bahnik@vse.cz
Anchoring effect in business stepan.bahnik@vse.cz
Heuristics and biases in organizational decision-making stepan.bahnik@vse.cz
Behavioral ethics in organizations stepan.bahnik@vse.cz
Methodological problems in management research stepan.bahnik@vse.cz



doc. Ing. Miroslav Karlíček, PhD. Evaluation of marketing performance in companies and other organizations miroslav.karlicek@vse.cz
The “vampire effect” in marketing communications miroslav.karlicek@vse.cz
Ethical aspects of marketing miroslav.karlicek@vse.cz
doc. Ing. Václav Stříteský, PhD. Impulsive buying behavior in electronic commerce vaclav.stritesky@vse.cz
doc. Mgr. Radek Tahal, Ph.D. New trends in marketing research radek.tahal@vse.cz
Customer loyalty and marketing tools to increase it radek.tahal@vse.cz
doc. Mgr. Zuzana Chytková, Ph.D. Vulnerable consumers in times of crisis zuzana.chytkova@vse.cz
Migration and consumer behavior zuzana.chytkova@vse.cz
doc. Ing. Jan Koudelka, CSc. The potential of the family life cycle in STP strategy janjiri@vse.cz


Managerial Economics

doc. Jan Čadil, PhD Human capital and economic growth – theoretical background and empirical findings jan.cadil@vse.cz
R&D, competitiveness and  economic growth – theoretical background and empirical findings jan.cadil@vse.cz
Equal pay for equal job – methodology led differences jan.cadil@vse.cz
doc. Ing. Tomáš Pavelka, PhD Minimal wage as a tool of economic policy tomas.pavelka@vse.cz
Labor market flexibility tomas.pavelka@vse.cz
Reasons for low wages in the Czech Republic in comparison with member countries of Eurozone tomas.pavelka@vse.cz
doc. Ing. Vít Pošta, PhD The influence of economic cycle on financial situation of firms vit.posta@vse.cz
Structural unemployment: estimates and determinants vit.posta@vse.cz
Factors of household savings rate: the role of precautionary savings vit.posta@vse.cz
Return on financial assets and jump processes vit.posta@vse.cz
prof. Ing. Jindřich Soukup, CSc. Effects of budgetary and monetary policy in selected segments of the economy. jindrich.soukup@vse.cz
Expected economic consequences of technological development at the end of the 20th and the beginning of the 21st century (fourth industrial revolution). jindrich.soukup@vse.cz
doc. Ing. Šárka Laboutková, Ph.D. Formal and informal institutions sarka.laboutkova@vse.cz
Information (in)efficiency of the market economy sarka.laboutkova@vse.cz
Macro-environment and business sarka.laboutkova@vse.cz
doc. Ing. Marek Hudík, Ph.D. Institutional change marek.hudik@vse.cz
Institution, coordination, and conflict marek.hudik@vse.cz
doc. PhDr. Lubomír Cingl, Ph.D. Prof. Cingl offers topics from experimental and behavioral economics with focus on neuroeconomics, tax compliance, religious beliefs, illicit drugs, and antisocial behavior. The specific topic will be chosen after discussion with the student. lubomir.cingl@vse.cz



prof. Ing. Jiří Hnilica, Ph.D Family as an asset in family businesses jiri.hnilica@vse.cz
Family Business Governance jiri.hnilica@vse.cz
doc. Ing. et Ing. Ondřej Machek, Ph.D., MBA Financial and investment decisions in family firms ondrej.machek@vse.cz
The effects of family dynamics on business strategy and behavior ondrej.machek@vse.cz
Social capital and innovation strategy ondrej.machek@vse.cz
doc. Ing. Vladimír Hönig, Ph.D. et Ph.D. Business strategy in the hydrogen energy sector vladimir.honig@vse.cz
Business strategy and electromobility vladimir.honig@vse.cz
Renewable energy sources, circular economy and their influence on business strategy vladimir.honig@vse.cz
Strategy and development of circular economy in the conditions of companies in the Czech Republic vladimir.honig@vse.cz
doc. Ing. et Ing. Josef Krause Environmental aspects in business strategy josef.krause@vse.cz
doc. Ing. Aleš Kubíček, Ph.D. Strategic orientations of family firms ales.kubicek@vse.cz
Intragroup conflicts in family firms ales.kubicek@vse.cz
Multifamily firms ales.kubicek@vse.cz
Prof. Ing. Luboš Smrčka, CSc. Economic particularities of management of private enterprises in cultural sectors lubos.smrcka@vse.cz


Managerial Psychology and Sociology

doc.  PhDr. Ing. Eva Jarošová, Ph.D. Leadership development (programs, methods, transfer of learning) eva.jarosova2@vse.cz
doc. PhDr. Daniela Pauknerová, Ph.D. The effects of leadership style on employee well-being daniela.pauknerova@vse.cz
Stress management, burnout and employee well-being in organizations daniela.pauknerova@vse.cz