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 Professor Jan Klimek, PhD


Professor Jan Klimek, PhD


Professor Jan Klimek is a Director of the Institute of Enterprise
and the Head of Family Business Unit

Curriculum Vitae:

1983: Master’s degree at the University of Economics in Katowice

1990: PhD in Economics at the University of Economics in Wrocław

2007: Habilitation at the Institute of Organization and Management “ORGMASZ” in Warsaw.


Scientific interests:

  • Strategic Management
  • SME’s Management
  • Family Businesses
  • Management Systems
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Managers Self-Development
  • Negotiations


Other assignments:

  • Member of the European Economic and Social Committee
  • Vice-President of the Polish Craft Associtation
  • President of the Chamber of Crafts and Small and Medium Enterprises in Katowice
  • The Head of Crafts Association in Mysłowice
  • 1997-2005 Member of Polish Parliament
  • Member of the Trilateral Commission - Chairman of the Group for Social Insurance
  • Vice-President of the Provincial Commission for Social Dialogue in Katowice
  • Trainer at the Swiss-Polish Entrepreneurship Center
  • Entrepreneur