The list of topics for the entry exam to the AGH Doctoral School in discipline Management and quality science

  • Evolutions of organization and management theory.
  • The essence of strategy and strategic management - genesis and evolution of concepts, review of contemporary definitions.
  • Methods of strategic analysis and decision support in the choice of the direction of organization's development.
  • Competitive advantage of the company and its main sources.
  • Methods of strategic analysis of the further and closer environment.
  • Types and hierarchy of business information systems.
  • The place and role of the IT system in the business management system.
  • Data mining as a decision support tool.
  • The essence of the lean management concept, benefits and applications.
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and methods of its implementation in today's organizations.
  • Main theories of motivation and their implications for management practice.
  • Organizational culture and its role in managing the organization.
  • Elements of corporate finance - selection of financing sources for the company.
  • The role of the management accounting system in the process of creating value.
  • The essence of marketing and the specificity of marketing activities on the industrial market.
  • Marketing-mix elements.
  • Launching new products in the market.
  • Contemporary concepts of Quality Management.
  • Employer branding - the essence and ways.
  • Human capital management in organizations.
  • Challenges facing today's management of organizations.
  • The category of efficiency in management sciences.
  • Key performance indicators in company management.
  • The concept of Work-life balance and ways of its implementation in the organization.
  • Analysis and the meaning of the product cycle.
  • Change management process and its phases.