Tomas Bata University in Zlín

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Dissertation topics

Doctoral thesis topic titles for Doctoral study programme P0413D050013 Economics and Management  for the academic year 2021/2022

Thesis topics offered by internal supervisors:

Tentative PhD thesis topicSupervisor
The Important Determinants of the Quality of Business Environment in the SME Segmentprof. Ing. Jaroslav Belás, PhD.
Management of the Business Risks in the SME Segmentprof. Ing. Jaroslav Belás, PhD.
Specific Factors of Management in the Segment of SMEsprof. Ing. Jaroslav Belás, PhD.
Specific Features of Management of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprisesprof. Ing. Jaroslav Belás, PhD.
Corporate Social Responsibility in the SME segmentprof. Ing. Jaroslav Belás, PhD.
The Bata System of Management in the 1930s and Its Feasible Application in the Current Business Worlddoc. Ing. Petr Briš, CSc.
Process Optimization in Organisations Providing Health and Social Caredoc. Ing. Petr Briš, CSc.
New Human Resource Management and the Growth of Company Competitivenessdoc. PhDr. Ing. Aleš Gregar, CSc.
Company Marketing/Demarketing and Consumer Ecological Behaviourdoc. Ing. Miloslava Chovancová, CSc.
Cross Cultural Consumer Behaviour and Branding for Strategic Marketingdoc. Ing. Miloslava Chovancová, CSc.
Brand Management in a Different Industrydoc. Ing. Miloslava Chovancová, CSc.
Company Internal Branding in the Process of Building a Strong Branddoc. Ing. Miloslava Chovancová, CSc.
Entrepreneurship and SME Developmentdoc. Ing. Miloslava Chovancová, CSc.
Social Entrepreneurshipdoc. Ing. Miloslava Chovancová, CSc.
Cooperative Strategies in International Business and Managementdoc. Ing. Miloslava Chovancová, CSc.
Performance and Efficiency Improvement in Administration and Production Processes with the Use of Selected Methods and Techniques of Industrial Engineeringprof. Ing. Felicita Chromjaková, PhD.
Process Operation Management Methodology Based on Performance Indicator Systemsprof. Ing. Felicita Chromjaková, PhD.
Enterprise Process Modelling and Optimalization Based on a Process-Controlled Companyprof. Ing. Felicita Chromjaková, PhD.
Production Audits – Planning Methodology, Performing Audits in Industrial Companiesprof. Ing. Felicita Chromjaková, PhD.
Model Proposal of the Industry 4.0 Concept in Industrial Companies According to Higher Efficiencyprof. Ing. Felicita Chromjaková, PhD.
Influencer Marketing and Cross-Cultural Differences across Generationsdoc. Ing. Alena Klapalová, Ph.D.
Development of the Circular Economy Principles Reflection in the Codes of Ethics and Codes of Conductdoc. Ing. Alena Klapalová, Ph.D.
Sustainable Development and Perception of Corporate Social Responsibility from the Consumers´point of Viewdoc. Ing. Alena Klapalová, Ph.D.
Performance Measurement and Management of Companiesdoc. Ing. Adriana Knápková, Ph.D.
Performance Measurement and Management of Clustersdoc. Ing. Adriana Knápková, Ph.D.
Entrepreneurial Universitydoc. Ing. Adriana Knápková, Ph.D.
Business Model Innovationsdoc. Ing. Adriana Knápková, Ph.D.
Future and Modern Trends of Controlling as a Managerial Subsystemdoc. Ing. Petr Novák, Ph.D.
Current Trends in the Cost Managementdoc. Ing. Petr Novák, Ph.D.
Determinants of Sustainable Entrepreneurship Among University and High School Studentsdoc. Ing. Petr Novák, Ph.D.
Innovation and Performance of Firms in the Terms of the Industry 4.0prof. Dr. Ing. Drahomíra Pavelková
Challenges in Business Models Innovationprof. Dr. Ing. Drahomíra Pavelková
Model of Online Buying Behaviour and Its Influence on Online Performance of Companiesdoc. Ing. Michal Pilík, Ph.D.
The Internet and Its Influence on the Marketing Performance of Companiesdoc. Ing. Michal Pilík, Ph.D.
Factors Influencing Performance of Online Companiesdoc. Ing. Michal Pilík, Ph.D.
Factors Influencing Customers‘ Online Buying Behaviour on B2C / B2B Marketsdoc. Ing. Michal Pilík, Ph.D.
Digital Transformation and Its Influence on the Competitiveness of Companiesdoc. Ing. Michal Pilík, Ph.D.
Digital Trasformation and Its Influence on B2B Buying Behaviourdoc. Ing. Michal Pilík, Ph.D.
Your own topic on online business issuesdoc. Ing. Michal Pilík, Ph.D.
Modern Trends in Management Accounting Practicesprof. Ing. Boris Popesko, Ph.D.
Cost Management of Non-Profit and Healthcare Institutionsprof. Ing. Boris Popesko, Ph.D.
Budgeting and Planning Systemsprof. Ing. Boris Popesko, Ph.D.
Performance Measurement Systemsprof. Ing. Boris Popesko, Ph.D.
Integrated Business Information System on the Base of Business Intelligenceprof. Ing. Rastislav Rajnoha, PhD.
Business Intelligence Information System and Its Information Support for Business Performance Management and Industry 4.0 Conceptprof. Ing. Rastislav Rajnoha, PhD.
Management of Business Economic Processes and its Information Support Based on the Business Intelligence Information Systemprof. Ing. Rastislav Rajnoha, PhD.
System of Strategic Measurement and Management of Corporate Performance and its Comparison in Czech and Foreign Companiesprof. Ing. Rastislav Rajnoha, PhD.
Role of Energy Storage in the Energy Market Design: Economic, Institutional and Legal Aspectsprof. Ing. Petr Sáha, CSc.
Innovative Business Models for the Ongoing Energy Transition: Exploring Emerging Trends such as Decarbonisation, Prosumerism and Blockchainprof. Ing. Petr Sáha, CSc.
Influence of Horizontal (Vertical) Integration on the Effectiveness of Health Care Organizationsdoc. Ing. Pavla Staňková, Ph.D.
Factors Limiting the Application of Marketing Management Tools on the Health Care (Social Services) Marketdoc. Ing. Pavla Staňková, Ph.D.
Key Factors Influencing Entrepreneurship Efficiency on the Health Care Marketdoc. Ing. Pavla Staňková, Ph.D.
Efficiency of Knowledge Sharing in Health Care Organizationsdoc. Ing. Pavla Staňková, Ph.D.
Transformation of Traditionally Managed Organizations into Knowledge-Driven Organization with the Use of Business Process Management Tools in the Context of Industry 4.0doc. Ing. David Tuček, Ph.D.
Factors of Sustainable Tourism and Their Application to the Selected Regiondoc. Ing. Zuzana Tučková, Ph.D.
Managing the Efficiency of Service Businesses (Tourism Sector) with an Emphasis on Sustainabilitydoc. Ing. Zuzana Tučková, Ph.D.
Economic Sustainability and Service Business Managementdoc. Ing. Zuzana Tučková, Ph.D.
Balanced Scorecard in the Non-Manufacturing Sectordoc. Ing. Roman Zámečník, PhD.
Performance Evaluation of Enterprise Processesdoc. Ing. Roman Zámečník, PhD.
Human Resources Controllingdoc. Ing. Roman Zámečník, PhD.
Qualitative Indicators in the Performance Measurementdoc. Ing. Roman Zámečník, PhD.
Globalization, Deglobalization and Re-Localizationprof. Ing. Milan Zelený, M.S., Ph.D.
Knowledge Managementprof. Ing. Milan Zelený, M.S., Ph.D.
Innovation and Strategy: Self-Sustainability of Systemsprof. Ing. Milan Zelený, M.S., Ph.D.
Business-Model Innovationprof. Ing. Milan Zelený, M.S., Ph.D.
Multiple-Criteria Decision Makingprof. Ing. Milan Zelený, M.S., Ph.D.
Conflict Dissolutionprof. Ing. Milan Zelený, M.S., Ph.D.
Entrepreneurial Universityprof. Ing. Milan Zelený, M.S., Ph.D.

It is possible to choose a topic offered by an external supervisor listed in the table below. In this case please contact Research and Professional Procedure Office (studium-phd@fame.utb.cz) prior contacting a supervisor.

Topics offered by external supervisors:

Tentative PhD thesis topicSupervisor
Corporate Social Responsibility and Financial Performancedoc. Yuriy Bilan, Ph.D.
Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Issuesdoc. Yuriy Bilan, Ph.D.
Migration and Labour Marketdoc. Yuriy Bilan, Ph.D.
The Qualitative and Quantitative Determinants of Innovation Potential and Innovation Performance in the SMEsprof. Ing. Beáta Gavurová, PhD. MBA
Risk Management Models in the SMEs and Their Potential to Increase the Sectors’ Competitivenessprof. Ing. Beáta Gavurová, PhD. MBA
Economic Quantification and the Human Resources Management Influence on the SMEs’ Performanceprof. Ing. Beáta Gavurová, PhD. MBA
Barriers to Entrepreneurship Development in the SMEs Segmentdoc. Ing. Aleksandr Ključnikov, Ph.D.
Economic Aspects of Entrepreneurship in the Shared Economy Segmentdoc. Ing. Aleksandr Ključnikov, Ph.D.
Diversification of Business Risks in the SME Segmentdoc. Ing. Aleksandr Ključnikov, Ph.D.
Impact of Automated Warehousing on Company Cost/Profitabilityprof. Tone Lerher
Decision Models for the Design, Management and Cost Optimization of Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (As/Rs)prof. Tone Lerher
Decision Models for the Design, Management and Cost Optimization of Autonomous Vehicle Storage and Retrieval Systems (Avs/Rs)prof. Tone Lerher
Warehouse Management – How to Improve Order Picking Systems Profitabilityprof. Tone Lerher
Intralogistics 4.0 with Material Handling Systems with the Objective on Management Scienceprof. Tone Lerher
Research on Physical Internet (Pi) and Internet of Things (Iot) for the Efficient Supply Network of the Futureprof. Tone Lerher
Assessment of the Ethical Aspects Associated with a Business Plandoc. Ing. Josef Maroušek, Ph.D.
The Managerial Approaches in a Territorial Governing Unitdoc. Ing. Richard Pospíšil, Ph.D.
The Impact of Innovative Technologies on the Management of Supplier-Customer Relationsdoc. Ing. Richard Pospíšil, Ph.D.
Impact of BREXIT on EU Member Statesprof. Ing. Juraj Sipko, PhD., MBA
One Belt, One Roadprof. Ing. Juraj Sipko, PhD., MBA

Doctoral thesis topic titles for Doctoral study programme Economics and Management for the academic year 2021/2022

Doctoral thesis topic titles for Doctoral study programme P0412D050011 Finance for the academic year 2021/2022

Thesis topics offered by internal supervisors:

Tentative PhD thesis topicSupervisor
Management of Financial Risks in the SME Segmentprof. Ing. Jaroslav Belás, PhD.
Credit Risk Management of the Private Companyprof. Ing. Jaroslav Belás, PhD.
Central Bank Instrumentarium and its Transformation over TimeIng. Mojmír Hampl, MSc., Ph.D.
Unconventional Monetary Policy in Developed Countries After 2008Ing. Mojmír Hampl, MSc., Ph.D.
Nature of the Current Monetary System of Elastic Money and Suggestions Regarding Its ImprovementIng. Mojmír Hampl, MSc., Ph.D.
Targeting Inflation in the Czech Republic and in the WorldIng. Mojmír Hampl, MSc., Ph.D.
Post-Keynesianism, Neo-Keynesianism, Monetarism, New Classical Economics, Neo-Austrian School and Their Impact on the Theory and Practice of Monetary PolicyIng. Mojmír Hampl, MSc., Ph.D.
Monetary policy and transition processes on the labour marketIng. Mojmír Hampl, MSc., Ph.D.
Financial Performance Measurement and Management of Companiesdoc. Ing. Adriana Knápková, Ph.D.
Financial Performance Measurement and Management of Clustersdoc. Ing. Adriana Knápková, Ph.D.
Future and Modern Trends of Controlling as a Managerial Subsystemdoc. Ing. Petr Novák, Ph.D.
Current Trends in the Cost Managementdoc. Ing. Petr Novák, Ph.D.
Possibilities and Limitation of the IFRSdoc. Ing. Marie Paseková, Ph.D.
Quality of Accounting Informationdoc. Ing. Marie Paseková, Ph.D.
New Trends in the Measurement and Management of Corporate Financial Performanceprof. Dr. Ing. Drahomíra Pavelková
Innovations and Performance of Financial Services Companies in FinTech eraprof. Dr. Ing. Drahomíra Pavelková
Risk and Investment Decision Making in the Terms of Industry 4.0prof. Dr. Ing. Drahomíra Pavelková
Fiancial Technologies in the Corporate Finance Managementprof. Dr. Ing. Drahomíra Pavelková
Management Control and Performance Measurement in Emerging and Transitional Economiesprof. Ing. Boris Popesko, Ph.D.
Product Costing Methods in Hybrid Organizationsprof. Ing. Boris Popesko, Ph.D.
Responsibility Accounting Systems and Their Impact on Organizational Behaviourprof. Ing. Boris Popesko, Ph.D.
Developing Trends in Management Control and Performance Measurement Systems and Its Transformationsprof. Ing. Boris Popesko, Ph.D.
Behavioural Aspects in Management Accountingprof. Ing. Boris Popesko, Ph.D.
Financial Controlling Toolsdoc. Ing. Roman Zámečník, PhD.
Balanced Scorecard in Non-Manufacturing Sectorsdoc. Ing. Roman Zámečník, PhD.
Qualitative Indicators in Performance Measurementdoc. Ing. Roman Zámečník, PhD.

It is possible to choose a topic offered by an external supervisor listed in the table below. In this case please contact Research and Professional Procedure Office (studium-phd@fame.utb.cz) prior contacting a supervisor.

Topics offered by external supervisors:

Tentative PhD thesis topicSupervisor
Corporate Social Responsibility and Financial Performancedoc. Yuriy Bilan, Ph.D.
Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Issuesdoc. Yuriy Bilan, Ph.D.
Using option models in capital budgeting for IT internal controls and IT securityDr. Bruce Dehning, Ph.D.
Earnings management incentives in mutual (cooperative) versus stock corporationsDr. Bruce Dehning, Ph.D.
How do companies choose where to locate research and development activities: trade-offs between expertise and tax effectsDr. Bruce Dehning, Ph.D.
The value-relevance of goodwill, and the market’s ability to anticipate goodwill write-offsDr. Bruce Dehning, Ph.D.
Does the vesting period or length of employee stock options vary with IT spending?Dr. Bruce Dehning, Ph.D.
Modern Financial Investment Instruments on International Financial Marketsdoc. Ing. Aleksandr Ključnikov, Ph.D.
Tax and Financial Aspects of Shared Economydoc. Ing. Aleksandr Ključnikov, Ph.D.
Can Visualization Analytics Create (Or Overcome) Information Biases in Auditing Decisions?Partha S. Mohapatra, PhD
Ethical Issues in Tax Services OffshoringPartha S. Mohapatra, PhD
Public Audit Oversight Board in the Czech Republic and Its Impact on AuditingPartha S. Mohapatra, PhD
Audit Quality: Is It the Firm or the Partner That Drives Audit Quality?Partha S. Mohapatra, PhD
Economic and Legal Aspects of the Independence of the Czech National Bank in Relation to Future Membership of the Czech Republic in the Euro Areadoc. Ing. Richard Pospíšil, Ph.D.
Analysis of Monetary Policy of the Czech National Bank Before Joining of the Euro Areadoc. Ing. Richard Pospíšil, Ph.D.
The Vehicles of the European Union to Restore and Maintain Fiscal Disciplinedoc. Ing. Richard Pospíšil, Ph.D.
Analysis of the Performance Management of Selected Local Government Units in the Development of Tax Assignmentdoc. Ing. Richard Pospíšil, Ph.D.
Present and Future Development of Cryptocurrencies and Their Influence on Monetary Policies and International Paymentsprof. Ing. Juraj Sipko, PhD., MBA

Doctoral thesis topic titles for Doctoral study programme Finance for the academic year 2021/2022

Doctoral thesis topic titles for Doctoral study programme P0488D05000 Industrial Engineering for the academic year 2021/2022

Thesis topics offered by internal supervisors:

Tentative PhD thesis topicSupervisor
Measurement, Production and Logistic Performance Management of Czech and Slovak Manufacturersdoc. Ing. Roman Bobák, Ph.D.
The Importance of an Integrated Management System (SMK+EMS+BOZP+CSR+ISMS+…….) to Increase Business Performancedoc. Ing. Petr Briš, CSc.
The Company Management and its Impact on Product Qualitydoc. Ing. Petr Briš, CSc.
Increasing Competitiveness by Using Optimization of the Quality Management Systemdoc. Ing. Petr Briš, CSc.
Innovative Systems of Quality Management Focused on Psychosocial Risks and their Impact on Business Performancedoc. Ing. Petr Briš, CSc.
Applying the Lean Six Sigma Method to the Management of an Organizationdoc. Ing. Petr Briš, CSc.
Increasing Performance and Efficiency of Administrative and Production Processes by Using Selected Methods and Tools of Industrial Engineeringprof. Ing. Felicita Chromjaková, PhD.
Increasing Performance of Business Processes Based on the Knowledge of Value Added Related to Administrative and Production Processesprof. Ing. Felicita Chromjaková, PhD.
Modelling and Optimization of Business Processes Based on Process Managementprof. Ing. Felicita Chromjaková, PhD.
A Complex Methodology of Production Audits Focused on Increasing the Value Added for a Customerprof. Ing. Felicita Chromjaková, PhD.
An Outline of Implementation Model of Industry 4.0 Methodology in a Selected Industrial Companyprof. Ing. Felicita Chromjaková, PhD.
Modern Means in the System of Technological Process Managementprof. Ing. Vieroslav Molnár, PhD.
Modelling and Optimization of Internal Shipmentprof. Ing. Vieroslav Molnár, PhD.
The Process Model of Information System for a Lean Companyprof. Ing. Rastislav Rajnoha, PhD.
Business Intelligence – an Integrated Information System of Companiesprof. Ing. Rastislav Rajnoha, PhD.
Modelling and Optimization of Business Processes Based on Process Management and its Information Supportprof. Ing. Rastislav Rajnoha, PhD.
Parametrization of the Impact Related to the Implementation of Industrial Engineering methods on Business Performanceprof. Ing. Rastislav Rajnoha, PhD.
Management of Business Economic Processes and its Information Support Based on Controlling Information Systemprof. Ing. Rastislav Rajnoha, PhD.
An Efficient System of Strategic Measurement and Business Performance Management – its Comparison in the Context of Czech and Slovak Companiesprof. Ing. Rastislav Rajnoha, PhD.
Optimization of Systems by Using Simulations to Increase Business Performance (Manufacturing or Non-Manufacturing Businesses, Public Administration Institutions, etc.)doc. Ing. David Tuček, Ph.D.
Increasing Business Performance by Optimization Using SW Support of Business Process Managementdoc. Ing. David Tuček, Ph.D.
Increasing Business Performance by Using Business Process Management and Business Process Reengineeringdoc. Ing. David Tuček, Ph.D.
The Issue of Changes in a System of Business Management When Using Business Process Managementdoc. Ing. David Tuček, Ph.D.
Optimization of Manufacturing and Non-Manufacturing Systems by Using Industrial Engineering Methodsdoc. Ing. David Tuček, Ph.D.
Components in Process Management and their Use in the Organisation Led by Knowledge Managementdoc. Ing. David Tuček, Ph.D.

It is possible to choose a topic offered by an external supervisor listed in the table below. In this case please contact Research and Professional Procedure Office (studium-phd@fame.utb.cz) prior contacting a supervisor.

Topics offered by external supervisors:

Tentative PhD thesis topicSupervisor
Computer Simulation in a Context of Industry 4.0prof. Ing. Gabriel Fedorko, PhD.
Proposal of the Methodology for Creation and Application of a Digital Twin in the Area of Production Logisticsprof. Ing. Gabriel Fedorko, PhD.
Implementation of the Autonomous Transport Systems into the System of Intra-Plant Logisticsprof. Ing. Gabriel Fedorko, PhD.
Impact of Automated Warehousing on Company Cost and Profitabilityprof. Tone Lerher
Decision Models for Design, Management and Cost Optimization of Mobile Robotized Storage and Picking Systemsprof. Tone Lerher
Warehouse Management: How to Improve Order Picking Systems Profitabilityprof. Tone Lerher
Intralogistics 4.0: Centralised and Decentralised Control of Transport Systemsprof. Tone Lerher
Intralogistics 4.0: Application of Drones in Warehouses and Productionprof. Tone Lerher
Intralogistics 4.0: Smart (Guided) Assembly-2-Light Systemsprof. Tone Lerher

Doctoral thesis topic titles for Doctoral study programme Industrial Engineering for the academic year 2021/2022

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