UNESCO CHAIR FOR BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION – MEMBERS

Emeritus Professor
Constantin Bratianu

Prof. Dr. Dr. DHC

EDUCATION
PhD. in Management, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2002); PhD. in Nuclear Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA (1980); Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA (1977); Engineering Diploma in Power Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest (1970).
RESEARCH AREAS
Strategic Management, Change Management, University Management, Knowledge Management, Intellectual Capital, Knowledge Dynamics.
PUBLICATIONS
Over 200 papers published in international journals and proceedings of international conferences, 45 books and 20 chapters in books; Academy of Romanian Scientists’ Prize Nicholas Georgescu-Roenge for the book Organizational knowledge dynamics, IGI Global, USA (2015).
CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Director of the UNESCO Department for Business Administration, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2008-2011); Founding Director of the Research Center for Intellectual Capital (2007-2012); Member of the Senate, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2008-2011); Expert for Science and Education in the Romanian Parliament (2001); General Director for Higher Education, Ministry of National Education (1998-2001, 2005); Expert for Science and Education, National Commission of UNESCO (1993-1994); Visiting Professor at universities in USA, Japan, Italy, Austria, Hungary, Poland and Egypt; Founding Editor of the international journals: Management & Management. Challenges for the Knowledge Society, and Management Dynamics in the Knowledge Economy; Associate Editor of international journals: Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management, and VINE Journal of Information and Knowledge Systems; Invited as Guest Speaker to many international conferences in Spain, Portugal, Croatia, Hong Kong, and Romania.

Mihaela-Cornelia Dan

Professor, PhD

EDUCATION
PhD in Economics, specialization of Strategic Marketing, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2007); Professional Master in Communication for Teaching and Research in Economics, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2017); Master in Economics, specialization in Marketing Communication, Faculty of Marketing, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2002); Bachelor in Economics, The Faculty of Economic Studies in Foreign Languages, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2000).
RESEARCH AREAS
Management and Marketing, European Business Environment, University Management, Clusters, Regional and Urban Development.
PUBLICATIONS
More than 40 scientific articles and conference papers indexed in international databases.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Coordinator of the business incubator of The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (since 2015); Active faculty member of the Romanian German MBA (since 2007); Member/director of several research projects financed with European and national funds, with focus on the link between regional development and entrepreneurship, the behaviour of Romanian young entrepreneurs in an emergent economy, challenges of young start-ups.

Adriana Mihnea

Professor, PhD habil.

EDUCATION
Habilitation in Economics, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2015); PhD in Economics with distinction Cum laudae, The Romanian Academy(2002); Bachelor in Mathematics, The Faculty of Mathematics, The University of Bucharest (1993).
RESEARCH AREAS
Decisional Processes in Business, Business Economics, Quantitative Methods in Business, Intelligent Techniques, Econometrics of Short Time Series, AHP & ANP.
PUBLICATIONS
3 books, 5 chapters in books, approx. 30 paper and conferences.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Postdoctoral fellowship, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2012), Senior Research Fulbright Fellowship, East Bay California University (2011), Visiting Professor, Katz Business School, Pittsburgh University (2014); Head of 5 International Research Projects.

Carmen Păunescu

Professor, PhD

EDUCATION
PhD in Economics, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2003); Masterin Economics, specialization in Quality Management, The Bucharest University ofEconomic Studies (1998); Bachelor in Economics, The Faculty of Commerce, TheBucharest University of Economic Studies (1997); Bachelor in Chemistry, The University of Bucharest (1995).
RESEARCH AREAS
Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Intrapreneurship, Business Continuity, Internal Managerial Control, Business Negotiations.
PUBLICATIONS
More than 10 books indexed in international databases and book chapters; More than 35 articles published in journals; More than 50 papers published in international conference proceedings.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Post-doctoral fellowship (Fulbright Senior), Loyola University New Orleans, USA (2004); Member of Regional Consortium Bucharest-Ilfov (since 2011); European Entrepreneurship Colloquium on Participant-Centered Learning, Harvard Business School (2007); International Management Teachers Academy Central and Eastern European Management Development Association, Bled, Slovenia (2008); European Entrepreneurship Colloquium, European Foundation for Entrepreneurship Research, Maastricht, Holland (2009).

Adrian Dumitru Tanțău

Professor, PhD, PhD

EDUCATION
PhD in Electrical Engineering, The University Politehnica of Bucharest (2001); PhD in economics, specialization in Management, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2002); Master in European Integration and International Economic Relations, Europa Kolleg Hamburg (1997); Diploma in Engineering The University Politehnica of Bucharest (1993); Bachelor in Economics, The Faculty of Management, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (1996).
RESEARCH AREAS
Business Models in Energy, Renewable Energy, Energy Security, Energy Efficiency.
PUBLICATIONS
20 books, 57 articles.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Coordinator of the MBA Entrepreneurship and Business Administration in Energy (since 2015); Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration (2012 – 2016); President of the “Society for Business Excellence” (2012 – 2016); Member of the Board of the Company Hidroserv Portile de Fier S.A., Drobeta Turnu Severin (2009 – 2013); Member of European Foundation for Entrepreneurship Research in Amsterdam (since 2006); Honorary member of the Romanian National Committee, Global Energy Council (2014), director of 4 research projects
and member in 21.

Simona Vasilache

Professor, PhD habil

EDUCATION
Habilitation in Economics, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2016); PhD in Economics, specialization in Management, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2010); PhD in Letters, The University of Bucharest (2010); Master in Economics, Specialization in International Business Communication, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2007); Master in Literary Studies, The University of Bucharest (2006); Bachelor in Economics, The Faculty of Business Administration, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2005); Bachelor in Letters, The University of Bucharest (2005); Bachelor in General Medicine, The University of Medicine and Pharmacy Carol Davila, Bucharest (2007).
RESEARCH AREAS
Cross-Cultural Management, Knowledge Management, Business Communication.
PUBLICATIONS
13 books and over 20 chapters in books, 15 articles in journals indexed in the Web of Science, more than 100 articles in international journals or in the proceedings of international conferences.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Director of the Research Center for Entrepreneurship and Intellectual Capital (since 2016); Associate Editor of Management & Marketing. Challenges of the knowledge society(2014-2016); Professor’s Debut Award, AFER (2008); Director of 5 and member of 1 international and 8 national research projects.

Anca Bogdan

Associate Professor, PhD

EDUCATION
PhD in Economics, specialization in Management, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2011); International Master Programme in Finance and controlling, double degree: The Bucharest University of Economic Studies – The Faculty of Economic Studies in Foreign Languages and The University of Orléans, France – The Institute for Business Administration (2001); Bachelor in Economics, The Faculty of Economic Studies in Foreign Languages, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2000).
RESEARCH AREAS
Human Resources Management, Strategic Management, Academic Governance,
Internationalisation in Higher Education.
PUBLICATIONS
2 books as co-author, 1 book chapter, 1 edited book 1, 25 articles in indexed publications and international conference proceedings.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Director of International Relations Department, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (since 2012); Head of the Erasmus Office, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2004 – 2012); Team member in 9 international and national research projects (2000 – 2016); University / international mobility expert in 3 POS-DRU projects; Postgraduate studies in academic management, international relations management.

Violeta Mihaela Dincă

Associate Professor, PhD

EDUCATION
PhD in Economics, Specialization in Business Administration, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2011); Master in Communication for Teaching and Research in Economics, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2013); Bachelor in Philology (German/Japanese), The Univeristy of Dimitrie Cantemir (2012); Bachelor in Economics, The Faculty of Business Administration, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2007).
RESEARCH AREAS
Knowledge Management, European Business Environment, International Relations, Customer Relationship Management, Cultural Management.
PUBLICATIONS
2 books, 16 scientific articles published in academic journals, 19 articles published in conferences volumes.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Co-Director of the Romanian-German MBA Program, Westfalische Hochschule and The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (since 2015); member in 5 research projects.

Ionela Dumitru

Associate Professor, PhD

EDUCATION
PhD in Economics, Specialization in Management, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2009); Master in Economics, specialization in Management, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2006); Bachelor in Economics, The Faculty of Economic Studies in Foreign Languages, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2004).
RESEARCH AREAS
Intellectual Capital, Entrepreneurship in Romania, The Development of Professional Identity.
PUBLICATIONS
Author/co-author of four books in Management and organizational intellectual capital; More than 20 articles in international journals or proceedings of international conferences.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Founding member of the Society for Business Excellence; Director of the research project Comparative research concerning the adapting capacity to the strategic competitiveness requirements of the evaluation models for intellectual capital of universities; Member in two other research programs.

Valentina Mihaela Ghinea

Associate Professor, PhD

EDUCATION
PhD in Economics, specialization in Business Administration, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2012); PhD in Industrial Engineering, The
Faculty of Engineering and Management of Technological Systems, The University Politehnica of Bucharest (2006); Bachelor in Economics, The Faculty of International Business and Economics, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (1998).
RESEARCH AREAS
Human Resource Management; Brain dominance; Pygmalion effect; Peter principle; Strategic Human Resource Management; Negotiation; Complexity; Social systems dynamics; Modelling and simulation.
PUBLICATIONS
5 books and 47 articles.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Postdoctoral studies, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (June 2014-October 2015); Professional experience in Import-Export field; certified custom broker by the Romanian National Agency for Fiscal Administration (2000); Visiting professor to ENSAM Cluny, France (2008, 2011); president of the Society for Business Excellence (2016-2017); Certified trainer (2014).

Simona Goia

Associate Professor, PhD

EDUCATION
PhD in Economics, specialization in Business Administration, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2011); Bachelor in Economics, The Faculty of Business Administration in Foreign Languages, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2006).
RESEARCH AREAS
Social Entrepreneurship, Educational Policies, Intellectual Capital.
PUBLICATIONS
More than 15 articles published in journals indexed in international data bases, 2 indexed in Web of Science, over 15 papers presented at international conferences
(ISI Proceedings), more than 10 books/chapters in books published at international and national prestigious publishing houses.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT
DAAD scholarships in Germany (Berlin, Magdeburg, Trier) for studies and research (2004-2005, 2013-2014); Postdoctoral fellowship, The Politechnica University of Catalunya, Spain (2015); Visiting professor, The University Otto von Guericke Magdeburg, Germany (2013-2014); Member in various research projects, especially in the education field, in collaboration with national and international organizations.

Georgeta-Mădălina Meghișan-Toma

Associate Professor, PhD habil.

EDUCATION
Habilitation in Economics, The Romanian Academy (2016); Postdoctoral fellowship in Economics, The Romanian Academy (2015); PhD Economics, specialization in
Management, The University of Craiova (2011); Master in Applied Marketing, The University of Craiova (2009); Bachelor in Marketing, The University of Craiova
(2007); Bachelor in Communication-Advertising, The University of Strasbourg (2006).
RESEARCH AREAS
Economics; Marketing Research; Strategic Management; Digital Society.
PUBLICATIONS
More than 5 articles published in ISI indexed journals with Impact Factor; more than 40 articles published in BDI indexed journals; more than 10 books published
in national and international publishing houses; more than 45 studies published in national and international conference proceedings.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Member in CNATDCU (since 2017); Scientific Researcher III, The Romanian Academy (since 2015); International Teaching experience, The University of Strasbourg (since 2011); director/member in more than 10 national and international projects; The Best Professor’s Debut Award, AFER (2011), Third Prize Award for Economics Literature in Commerce and Tourism, AFER (2012).

Corina Pelău

Associate Professor, PhD

EDUCATION
PhD in Economics, specialization in Marketing, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2008); Master in International Business, The Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen Nürnberg, Germany (2006); Bachelor in Economics, The Faculty of Business Administration in Foreign Languages, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2004); Bachelor in Mathematics, The Faculty of Mathematics, The Western University of Timisoara (2009).
RESEARCH AREAS
Consumer Behavior and Research, Marketing-Controlling, Business Performance Measurement.
PUBLICATIONS
Author of 3 books, published 4 articles in journals indexed in the Web of Science, more than 50 articles in international journals or in the proceedings of international conferences.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Vice-Dean of The Faculty of Business Administration in foreign languages, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (since 2013); member of the scientific committee of Studia Universitatis Economic Series, of The IBIMA International Conference; coordinator of the organizing committee of the International Conference on Business Excellence (2008-2012); Expert evaluator for ARACIS, Commission Economic Science I (since 2014); Member of the Association of Consumer Research; FESTO Young Researchers Award, at DAAAM International Conference, Trnava, Slovakia (2008); Professor’s Debut Award, AFER (2008); Director of 1 and member of 3 research projects.

Tatiana Segal

Associate Professor, PhD

EDUCATION
PhD in Economics, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2003); PhD in Philosophy, The University of Bucharest (1999); Bachelor in Chinese-French
Philology, The University of Bucharest (1977); Bachelor in Economics, The Faculty of Industrial Economics, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (1983).
RESEARCH AREAS
Entrepreneurship, Cross-Cultural Management, Negotiation, Daoism, Deng Xiaoping reforms.
PUBLICATIONS
11 books and chapters in books, 11 books translated from Chinese and French, 14 scientific articles.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Specialization in Chinese Language, The Confucius Institute, Tianjin (2010); teaching collaborations with The Aix-en-Provence University (1996); Member of the Council of the Faculty of Business Administration in Foreign Languages (since 2016); Member of the Council of the UNESCO Department of Business Administration(since 2016); Member and founding member of various associations.

Tănase Stamule

Associate Professor, PhD

EDUCATION
PhD in Economics, specialization in Management, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2012); Bachelor in Economy, The Faculty of Business Administration in Foreign Languages, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2006); Executive Master in Public Administration, Hertie School of Governance (2017); Bachelor in Communication, The University of Strasbourg (2006); Certificate in European Studies, The University of Trier (2005).
RESEARCH AREAS
Cross-cultural Management, Leadership, Public Management, SMEs.
PUBLICATIONS
2 books and 20 papers published in journals and in conferences proceedings indexed in international databases.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration, in foreign languages, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (since 2013); PR Manager of the
International Conference on Business Excellence (2017); Vice-president of The Society for Business Excellence (2008-2011); Expert in projects financed by the European Commission (2016); Developer of an excellency program at the Konrad Adenauer Foundation; More than 10 years of experience in academic and public management.Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration, in foreign languages, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (since 2013); PR Manager of the International Conference on Business Excellence (2017); Vice-president of The Society for Business Excellence (2008-2011); Expert in projects financed by the European Commission (2016); Developer of an excellency program at the Konrad Adenauer Foundation; More than 10 years of experience in academic and public management.

Cătălin-Valeriu Curmei

Lecturer, PhD

EDUCATION
PhD in Economics, specialization in Marketing, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2012); Master in Economics, specialization in Marketing and Business Communication, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2008); Bachelor in Economics, The Faculty of Marketing, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2006).
RESEARCH AREAS
Marketing Management, Business-to-business Marketing, Marketing in Services Sector, Marketing in Energy Sector.
PUBLICATIONS
Author of the book Marketing Planning in Small and Medium Size Enterprises; more than 10 scientific papers in international journals and conference proceedings
CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Associate lecturer at the Department of Marketing (2009 – 2014), experience as Marketing Director and CEO in B2B commerce firms.

Bogdan Gabriel Nistoreanu

Lecturer, PhD

EDUCATION
PhD in Economics, specialization in Management, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2013); Master in Economics, specialization in Marketing and Business Communication, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2007); Bachelor in Economics, The Faculty of Business Administration, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2005).
RESEARCH AREAS
Business Administration, Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship, Education.
PUBLICATIONS
Author and co-author of 7 books, 18 research articles.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Work experience in monitoring and controlling the use of European funds (APIA, 2007 – 2014); Member of The Society for Business Excellence(since 2015), The International Society of Commodity Science and Technology (since 2014) and The Association for Innovation and Quality in Sustainable Business (since 2016); Member in 3 research projects; A. P. Tacu Award, I.C.E.S. Gh. Zane Iași, The Romanian Academy (2007); Professor’s Debut Award, A.F.E.R. (2015).

Ioana Ceaușu

Lecturer, PhD

EDUCATION
PhD in Industrial Engineering, The University Politechnica of Bucharest (2014); PhD candidate at the Business Administration Doctoral School, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (since 2015); Master in Economics, specialization in Business Administration, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2011); Bachelor in Economics, The Faculty of Business Administration in Foreign Languages, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2008).
RESEARCH AREAS
Start-up Growth and Development, Impact of Start-up Assistance Organizations on the Performance of New Ventures.
PUBLICATIONS
18 articles and chapters in books.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Coordinator of the Romanian-German MBA (since 2016); Responsible for the international ranking of the University, The Department for International Relationships; More than 10 years of experience in management consulting, project management and training; Process Communication Model Certified Trainer; ERASMUS scholarship, University of Trier, Germany (2006 – 2007); Visiting researcher, The University of Dauphine, Paris, France (2012 – 2013).

Shahrazad Hadad

Lecturer, PhD

EDUCATION
PhD in Economics, specialization in Business Administration, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2015); Master in Business Administration, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2012); Bachelor in Economics, The faculty of Business Administration, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2010).
RESEARCH AREAS
Corporate Social Entrepreneurship, Social Entrepreneurship, Business Management, Strategies, Business Development, AHP.
PUBLICATIONS
More than 30 articles, books, and book chapters; Google Scholar H-index 5, 43 citations.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Research fellowship, POSDRU project 159/1.5/S/142115; Language and Technical Editor (2012-2017) and Manuscript Editor (since 2018), the international scientific journal Management & Marketing. Challenges for the Knowledge Society (2012-2016); Publication Manager, The International Conference of Business Excelence (since 2016); Scientific Researcher level III, Programme No. 11/2017 Strategies for Implementing Knowledge Economy in Romania; Tutor and Researcher in the Social Entrepreneurship for Local Change Erasmus+ project.

Maria Alexandra Maassen

Lecturer, PhD

EDUCATION
PhD in Economics, specialization in Business Administration, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2015); Master in Business Administration, The Faculty of Business Administration in Foreign Languages, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2011); Bachelor in Economics, The Faculty of Business Administration in Foreign Languages, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2009).
RESEARCH AREAS
Strategic Management, Banking Techniques, Wind Energy, Entrepreneurship.
PUBLICATIONS
8 BDI articles; 2 articles in Conference Proceedings indexed in the Conference Proceedings Citation Index; participation at 5 international conferences in Romania and abroad.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Member of Society for Business Excellence (since 2016); Member of organizing committee of the International Conference on Business Excellence (since 2016); Procurement process associate, German Genpact (2015-2016); Visiting researcher (POSDRU), The University of Wageningen, Netherlands (2014-2015); Scientific secretary of the Research Center for Intellectual Capital and Entrepreneurship (since 2016).

Alexandra Cătălina Nedelcu

Lecturer, PhD

EDUCATION
PhD in Economics, specialization in Management, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2015); Master in Economics, specialization in Business Administration, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2012); Bachelor in Economics, The Faculty of Management, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2010).
RESEARCH AREAS
Intellectual Capital, Knowledge Management, Investments, Corporate Governance, Energy Market.
PUBLICATIONS
1 book chapter, 7 articles published in international databases journals and 8 scientific papers in conference proceedings indexed in Web of Knowledge.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Portfolio Analyst at SIF Oltenia (since 2017); Head of Cabinet Secretary of State within the Romanian Ministry of Energy (2016-2017); Vice-president of the National Investments Plan Commission within the Romanian Ministry of Energy (2016-2017); Member of Hidrolectrica’s IPO Commission (2016-2017); Board Member at Hidroserv SA (2016); Coordinator of The French Summer School at the Faculty of Business Administration; Certificate of Corporate Governance, London Stock Exchange Group (2016).

Vlad I. Roșca

Lecturer, PhD

EDUCATION
PhD in Economics, specialization in Marketing, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2014); Master in International Business, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2012); Master in Economics, specialization in Business Administration, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2011); Bachelor in Economics, The Faculty of Marketing, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2010); Bachelor in Economics, The Faculty of Business Administration, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2009).
RESEARCH AREAS
Sports Marketing, Sports Management, Sports Economics, Sports Branding.
PUBLICATIONS
30 research articles published in international databases journals, 15 conference papers, 3 book chapters.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT
IT expert (2014-2017); Fellow magazine editor and columnist at Sport Magazin (2008-2010) and Economistul (2011-2016); Experience in Project Management, Educational Management, Trainer, Train the Trainer, psychopedagogical specializations.

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