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Tomaž Čater, PhD

Full Professor 

  • Academic Unit for Management and Organisation (Regular Member)
  • Office Hours
  • Tuesday at 11:00 in P-327
Curriculum Vitae
Tomaž Čater was born on 5 June 1976 in Brežice, Slovenia. He received his bachelor, master and doctoral degrees in 1998, 2000 and 2003, all in the field of management and organization from the School of Economics and Business University of Ljubljana. He has been employed at the same faculty since 1998, initially as an assistant, then as an assistant professor and associate professor, and from 2014 as a full professor of management. His past and present positions at the faculty include head of Distance Education, head of the Department of Management and Organization, and head of the Master Program in Sport Management. External to the faculty he was a member of the management board of the European Academy of Management (EURAM) and the president of the Slovenian Academy of Management (SAM). His main fields of research, teaching and consulting are competitive advantages of firms, strategic management, corporate social and environmental responsibility, and sport management. He has also worked as a visiting professor at universities in Indiana (USA), Chemnitz and Regensburg (Germany), and Dubai (UAE), among others. He is the author or co-author of 59 scientific articles in journals, including the award-winning article in the prestigious journal Organizational Research Methods. As an advisor he has also consulted numerous companies such as Domel, Elektro Gorenjska, Petrol, Voka Snaga, Zavarovalnica Triglav and many others. He is fluent in English and Croatian/Serbian and almost fluent in German. As much as possible, he prefers to spend his free time in close touch with nature. Despite quitting the active playing of football and basketball at the end of high school, his life has always been closely linked with sports, especially football, bastekball, running and fitness. With the football team of the School of Economics and Business, he became the European champion of business football leagues in Krakow in 2017. He also enjoys traveling and learning about distant places and cultures.
Selected Research and Consulting Activities
  • Čater Tomaž, Fux Patricia (2021)
    Toward Better Understanding of the Corporate Sustainability Concept
  • Žabkar Vesna (ed.), Redek Tjaša (ed.): Challenges on the Path toward Sustainability in Europe: Social Responsibility and Circular Economy Perspectives. Bingley: Emerald, pp. 81-99. (Scientific papers in monographs (in English))
  • Ivašković Igor, Čater Tomaž (2018):
    The Influence of Public Funding on the Strategies and Performance of Non-profit Basketball Clubs from South-Eastern Europe.
  • Economic Research – Ekonomska istraživanja, let. 31, št. 1, str. 796-810. (Selected scientific papers)
  • Čater Barbara, Čater Tomaž, Prašnikar Janez, Ivašković Igor (2018):
    Environmental Strategy and Its Implementation: What’s in It for Companies and Does It Pay Off in a Post-transition context?
  • Journal of East European Management Studies, let. 23, št. 1, str. 55-88. (Selected scientific papers)
  • Ivašković Igor, Čater Tomaž, Čater Barbara (2017):
    The Strategic Influence of Stakeholders in Non-profit Organisations: The Role of the Municipality in Basketball Clubs from South-East Europe.
  • Journal of East European Management Studies, let. 22, št. 4, str. 596-620. (Selected scientific papers)
  • Primc Kaja, Čater Tomaž (2016):
    The Influence of Organizational Life Cycle on Environmental Proactivity and Competitive Advantage: A Dynamic Capabilities View.
  • Organization & Environment, London, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 212-230. (Selected scientific papers)
  • Primc Kaja, Čater Tomaž (2016):
    Environmental Strategies in Different Stages of Organisational Evolution: Theoretical Foundations.
  • Australasian Journal of Environmental Management, Melbourne, vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 100-117. (Selected scientific papers)
  • Primc Kaja, Čater Tomaž (2015):
    Environmental Proactivity and Firm Performance: A Fuzzy-set Analysis.
  • Management Decision, London, vol. 53, no. 3, pp. 648-667. (Selected scientific papers)
  • Župič Ivan, Čater Tomaž (2015):
    Bibliometric Methods in Management and Organization.
  • Organizational Research Methods, London, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 429-472. (Selected scientific papers)
  • Žabkar Vesna, Čater Tomaž, Bajde Domen, Čater Barbara (2013):
    Environmental Strategy: A Typology of Companies Based on Managerial Perceptions of Customers’ Environmental Activeness and Deterrents.
  • E & M Ekonomie a Management, Liberec, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 57-74. (Selected scientific papers)
  • Dermol Valerij, Čater Tomaž (2013):
    The Influence of Training and Training Transfer Factors on Organisational Learning and Performance.
  • Personnel Review, Bradford, vol. 42, no. 3, pp. 324-348. (Selected scientific papers)
  • Čater Tomaž, Lang Rainhart, Szabo Erna (2013):
    Values and Leadership Expectations of Future Managers: Theoretical Basis and Methodological Approach of the GLOBE Student Project.
  • Journal for East European Management Studies, Chemnitz, vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 442-462. (Selected scientific papers)
  • Čater Tomaž, Lang Rainhart, Szabo Erna (2013):
    The GLOBE Student Project: Methods and Sample Structures.
  • Journal for East European Management Studies, Chemnitz, vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 544-550. (Selected scientific papers)
  • Čater Barbara, Žabkar Vesna, Čater Tomaž (2011):
    Commitment in Marketing Research Services: Two Alternative Models.
  • Journal of Business Economics and Management, Vilnius, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 603-628. (Selected scientific papers)
  • Čater Tomaž, Pučko Danijel (2010):
    Factors of Effective Strategy Implementation: Empirical Evidence from Slovenian Business Practice.
  • Journal for East European Management Studies, Chemnitz, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 207-236. (Selected scientific papers)
  • Čater Tomaž, Čater Barbara (2010):
    Product vs. Relationship Value in Business-to-Business Manufacturing Relationships.
  • Transformations in Business & Economics, Kaunas, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 139-154. (Selected scientific papers)
  • Čater Tomaž, Čater Barbara (2010):
    Product and Relationship Quality Influence on Customer Commitment and Loyalty in B2B Manufacturing Relationships.
  • Industrial Marketing Management, New York, vol. 39, no. 8, pp. 1321-1333. (Selected scientific papers)
  • Čater Tomaž, Čater Barbara (2009):
    (In)Tangible Resources as Antecedents of a Company's Competitive Advantage and Performance.
  • Journal for East European Management Studies, Chemnitz, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 186-209. (Selected scientific papers)
  • Čater Barbara, Čater Tomaž (2009):
    Relationship-value-based Antecedents of Customer Satisfaction and Loyalty in Manufacturing.
  • Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, Santa Barbara, vol. 24, no. 8, pp. 585-597. (Selected scientific papers)
  • Čater Barbara, Čater Tomaž (2009):
    Emotional and Rational Motivations for Customer Loyalty in Business-to-Business Professional Services.
  • Service Industries Journal, Abingdon, vol. 29, no. 7-8, pp. 1151-1169. (Selected scientific papers)
  • Full Bibliography of Published Articles (COBISS)
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