Olaf Flak

University of Silesia in Katowice


Education: PhD in Economy (University of Economics, Katowice), BSs Eng. in Electronics (Silesian Univ. of Technology, Gliwice).

Work experience: Deputy Dean for International Affairs and Organization at the Radio and Television Faculty - University of Silesia (since 2016), Assistant Professor at the University of Silesia (since 2010), Assistant Professor at University of Economics in Katowice (2002-2012). Scientist and a specialist in business management, a trainer and a business consultant, Managing Director in a consulting company konsultanci24.pl.

Research area: Investigating how automatic pattern recognition techniques can be applied in the management science. Several projects which concerned detection actions taken by a manager and his/her subordinates in an organization by using online management tools, recording information about actions as numeric data. The scientific and practical goal of such pattern recognition is to recognize patterns of users’ actions, and finally, generating automatically some prompts and advice for users. In the future: to create an artificial manager which could conduct some operations in team management.



Grzegorz Głód
University of Economics in Katowice


Education: PhD in Economy (University of Economics, Katowice)


Doświadczenie zawodowe: Assistant Professor at University of Economics in Katowice (since 2002); Vice-Dean for Education on the Faculty of Economics in University of Economics in Katowice (since 2012); a manager and a business consultant (mainly an expert in the health service sector)

Research area: Research on the competitiveness of enterprises, entrepreneurship in public sector, public sector governance and management tools, including particularly the field of controlling. Realization of many consulting and training projects at the business consulting company.