Jolita Vveinhardt

Jolita Vveinhardt
Vytautas Magnus University · Department of Management

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Introduction
Prof. Dr. Jolita Vveinhardt is a PhD of Social Sciences in the field of Management Science. She works at two universities in Lithuania in the position of a professor and senior scientist. The scientist is heading three scientific groups: “Neuro-Relationships” (Lithuanian Sports University), “Managerial Solutions to Violence in Sport” (Lithuanian Sports University), “The Group of Interdisciplinary Research on Working Environment” (Vytautas Magnus University).
Additional affiliations
January 2020 - present
WSB University
Position
  • Professor
September 2017 - present
Vytautas Magnus University
Position
  • Professor
Description
  • MA level program in Management of Organizations: “Contemporary organization theories”
September 2017 - present
Vytautas Magnus University
Position
  • Researcher
Education
September 2006 - January 2010
Vytautas Magnus University
Field of study
  • The diagnostics of mobbing as discrimination in employee relations aiming to improve the organizational climate in Lithuanian organizations
September 2003 - June 2005
Šiauliai University
Field of study
  • The Peculiarities of the Expression of Team Work and Organisational Climate in Statutory Public Sector Organisation: the Situation of the X District Police Headquarters
September 2000 - June 2003
Šiauliai University
Field of study
  • Finance Analysis of the Private Limited Company Edinge

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Publications (350)
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Both practitioners and researchers confirm the utility of spiritual assistance for victims of violence, but the opportunities for religious spiritual assistance for persons who have experienced workplace mobbing have remained little explored in recent years. Although it is acknowledged that biblical narratives can help to structure personal experie...
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Researchers’ interest in the impact of religious–spiritual assistance on victims of violence has increased in recent decades; however, factors that are relevant to workplace mobbing victims who seek such assistance remain poorly investigated. The purpose of this study is to highlight the factors that make spiritual assistance of religious organizat...
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The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between mindfulness practices and the psychological state and qualification of kyokushin karate athletes. The survey was conducted using the Mindful Attention Awareness Scale (MAAS-15) and the Depression, Anxiety and Stress Scale (DASS-21). The study involved 371 Lithuanian kyokushin karate at...
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The nature of procrastination is usually analysed from the angle of the psychological mechanism, in the aspects of demotivating factors; however, there are not many studies emphasizing procrastination provoked by mismanagement. A similar situation is also observed with regard to multitasking analysed in this article, which is recorded at work not b...
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Management practices prevailing in business organizations receive considerable criticism for often treating the employee as one of many resources or an instrument to achieve the organization’s goals. As employee reification has so far been largely investigated in the scientific literature from the perspective of neo-Marxist approach, this article s...
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This study seeks to determine the effect of nepotism and favouritism on organisational climate. Using the method of random sampling, 269 persons working in Lithuanian organisations were surveyed. The received data was analysed via the application of the methods of correlation and linear regression. It was determined that organisational climate is i...
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Religious assistance is an effective tool in helping the victims of violence, but so far, it has not been investigated that what promotes the persons aggrieved in the workplace to seek such assistance. Therefore, this study aimed to identify the motives of persons who have experienced destructive relationships, which inspire the search for spiritua...
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The production of steel in the world is dominated by two types of technologies: BF + BOF (the blast furnace and basic oxygen furnace, also known as integrated steel plants) and EAF (the electric arc furnace). The BF + BOF process uses a lot of natural resources (iron ore is a feedstock for steel production) and fossil fuels. As a result, these stee...
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Leadership competencies are of crucial importance in every organisation as to a large extent they determine its success. This is especially evident in the time of Industry 4.0. Given this fact, the aim of our paper is to examine the relationship between leadership competencies and 4.0 leadership effectiveness. The heat and power plants industry was...
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Although the improvement of work environment is often associated with greater operational efficiency, we propose looking at it from a different angle. The improvement of working conditions creates a "side effect" that provides significant support for the implementation of CSR goals. That is, organizations have the opportunity not only to improve ac...
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In this study, the authors seek an answer to the following problematic question: what are the values of the companies operating in the pharmaceutical market and how are they oriented: inward, that is, economic indicators of the company, or outward, where are the benefits of the social context highlighted? Therefore, the purpose of this study is the...
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The agricultural sector is one of the leading ones in the economy of many countries, as it creates the basis for their economic growth. Every region in every country has its own unique sphere of social reproduction due to different resource potential, i.e., fertile soils, favourable climatic conditions, etc. Under such conditions, it is irrelevant...
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The study attempts to examine herding behaviour in Pakistan stock exchange and determine how herding behaviour responds to asymmetric market conditions. This study has employed CH model, CSSD & CSAD models, and State-space model. We have used time series data for the period from 2000 to 2016, which include daily returns of KSE all share index and 8...
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The growing concern about the impact of bullying on athletes’ emotional state and health as well as the decision to end their sports careers early stimulate both interest in the forms of bullying and investigation of the very process of bullying in sport. Attention is drawn to the power inequality that shows up in the interactions between the bully...
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This article asks what philosophers can learn from social research in order to develop the notion of reification further. At first, we present a theoretical analysis of the concept of reification. Then we survey the main research into employment and management strategies through various sectors (industry, services and knowledge work) asking to what...
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The main purpose was after adapting Q-POVC and Q-MC-CSR questionnaires, to form the diagnostic instrument “Questionnaire of values congruence and management culture (Q-VC-MC)”, testing it in a relatively small sample. The formation and adaptation of the questionnaire consisted of the following stages: analysis of scientific sources; analysis of the...
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Research background: In spite of abundant evidence that Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) contributes to improving the emotional state of employees as stakeholders and can serve as a useful tool for reduction of their turnover in organizations, until now, it remains unclear how the different status of CSR is related to consequences accompanying...
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The aim of this study is the KEYS questionnaire cross-cultural adaptation into the Lithuanian language. This study was designed to translate and perform cultural adaptation as well as test the reliability of the Lithuanian version of the KEYS questionnaire. Guidelines for the questionnaire translation and adaptation procedure according to internati...
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Bullying is acknowledged by scientists as a considerable and still unresolved problem in sport. By triggering stress-related emotions, they determine the behavior of those experiencing bullying and cause various negative effects on their physical and mental health. However, in the presence of the tenacious trend in sports "to put one's own house in...
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In this study, the problem question was raised whether corporate social responsibility (CSR) is/can be an effective tool against workplace mobbing and psychosocial stressors in organizations. Therefore, the purpose of the study is to determine the prevalence of workplace mobbing in Lithuanian and Polish organizations in order to compare in which or...
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Purpose: Studies on participation of various social groups in sports reveal not only positive but also negative impact of this activity on the person's health, well-being and future. A particularly serious social problem in sport is the aggressive behaviour of all participants, which can also manifest itself as bullying and cause a number of negati...
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Bullying and harassment are the dark side of sport, not open to spectators and often ignored by coaches and leaders. Therefore, the research aim is to identify prevalence of bullying and harassment in Lithuanian organized sport with regard to individual, combat and team sports, highlighting measures/actions used to manage these phenomena. Survey re...
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In this study, contemporary research on creativity was investigated by conducting the analysis of scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals published within the period from January 1996 to December 2018. The search was performed in the Lithuanian Academic Electronic Library (eLABa) entering search terms “kūrybingumas” (creativeness) and/or “kūr...
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Bullying and harassment in higher education sector impacts negatively on wellbeing of those who participating in these episodes and also gives wide-ranging negative consequences for every institution and for whole sector. It is necessary to develop an instrument that can reliably identify incidents of bullying and harassment and would contribute to...
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The concept of corporate sustainability development requires an integrated approach to the environmental, social and economic aspects of enterprise activities, but so far, there has been a lack of research on the situation of enterprises of Baltic countries, listed on the stock exchange. This study aims to identify how integral factors, showing cor...
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Nepotism' and 'favouritism' have an international scale and negatively influence the economies of particular countries. Therefore, the current study analyses the attitude of Polish and Lithuanian employees working in private and public sector companies to these phenomena (this article presents only part of the results of the study, analysing nepoti...
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Mobbing in employees' relationships is a widely researched and analyzed problem, and the concept is still developing. The deliberations mostly concentrate on negative aspects associated with this phenomenon, e.g., deterioration of the relationships between employees, devastating consequences for victims, deterioration of the com-pany's performance...
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The aim of this study is to evaluate the impact of emotional intelligence and intercultural competence on the effectiveness of volunteer work with respect to the age and length of volunteering. 174 volunteers who have volunteered or are volunteering under the Erasmus + European Voluntary Service participated in the survey. The results of the study...
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In today’s competitive environment, the marketing is an imperative tool for the survival and sustainable growth of any business or product. The objective of the undertaken research is to investigate the guerrilla marketing techniques for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), and their impact on consumers’ purchase decision. Researchers have also the...
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The 'mobbing' phenomenon is regarded as the actions or behaviour referring to an employee or directed against an employee, comprising persistent and drawn-out harassment or intimidation of that employee. This phenomenon causes substantial negative workplace consequences, but, above all, one should stress the consequences for the victims, which are...
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The efficacy, safety, and cost of medication are the major concerns for a patient; thus, this research addresses factors that influence the physician's prescription behavior. The objective of the undertaken study is the empirical testing of a novel conceptual model that was newly developed by the previous literature, which is based on behavioral an...
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The aim of the article is to analyse the problem of definition and conception of creativity (liet. kūrybingumas) construct in the scientific literature of foreign and Lithuanian authors. The article reviews the discourse on the definition of creativity in foreign scientific literature, systematizes meta-analyses of creativity definitions done by th...
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The undertaken study examines economic aspects of business operations of the airline industry vis-à-vis organizational complaint handling and customer loyalty. For this purpose, we used a structured questionnaire to collect sample data of 200 respondents from university students and households of Pakistan who are the customers of the airline indust...
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The phenomena of 'nepotism' and 'favouritism' are frequently observed in contemporary business, being usually associated with corruption in the public sector and the abuse of public resources. The phenomena, however, have an international scale and no country and sector of the economy are free of them. Given these facts, our paper identifies the at...
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Recent studies in the fields of moral psychology and neuropsychology concerning moral decision-making emphasize the importance of intuitive and emotional processes. There is growing evidence that the brain regions related to moral decision-making are sensitive to stress, which can affect moral decisions. Scientists more commonly focus on the effect...
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The aim of this research is, upon the comparison of values of different generations, to propose further hypotheses for the development of the concept of personal and organizational value congruence. Objectives of the research were set to analyze the meaning of value congruence for person and organization; to compare personal values of employees of...
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The objective of this paper is to investigate the short and long run association, and causality among precipitation (dependent variable), and other climate parameters such as minimum and maximum temperature, wind speed, relative humidity, and atmospheric pressure (independent variables) for Islamabad city. The authors have considered the data set f...
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Alongside with the review of the research on interpersonal relationships in organized sport, the article also reveals various problems pertaining to destructive interrelationships between athletes and between coaches and athletes, manifesting themselves as bullying and harassment and posing a threat to ensuring safe sport. Simultaneously, the relat...
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In recent years, the problem of bullying, existing in sport and arising in athletes’ relationships, is increasingly emphasized. The aim of this research was to reveal the specificity of bullying in athletes’ interrelationships by elaborating on causes of its emergence, nature of actions, and its consequences. To achieve the research aim, a qualitat...
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Entrepreneurship is considered to be one of the most critical factors contributing to the successful performance of business, innovations, and growth of the economy. Entrepreneurship is the main driver of innovation and sustainable business. The purpose of this research is to assess the main traits that are deemed essential for the successful perfo...
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The objective of this research is to determine the effects of workers' remittances (WR) on long-term inflation in the case of Pakistan. We use the consumer price index (CPI) and the wholesale price index (WPI) as indicators of inflation and the market determined exchange rate (EXR) regime. The data of workers' remittances (WR), CPI, WPI and EXR fro...
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The internal dimension of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) refers to the socially responsible behavior of an organization towards its employees. The CSR relationship to employee behavior has received some attention but in general, there is little knowledge about the underlying explanatory mechanisms that can describe this relationship. In this...
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The purpose of the undertaken study is to examine the effectiveness of online digital media advertising as a strategic tool for building brand sustainability. For this purpose, we investigate the impact of different channels of online media, such as email marketing, mobile phone marketing, search engine optimization and companies' websites, and soc...
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The relevance of the research presented in the article is based on the results of studies of the last few decades, which show the increasing involvement of volunteers in various social and cultural areas of activities, but it should be emphasized that the involvement of volunteers could be even higher. However, there are considerable challenges in...
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Volunteering, the volunteer’s intercultural competence and emotional intelligence contribute to intercultural education and sustainability in various societies of today. The aim of this study was to analyse the impact of emotional intelligence and intercultural competence on work productivity of volunteers. The first part of the article substantiat...
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The research goal - to analyse manifestations of single cases of harassment and bullying in students' inter-relationship and to compare them in aspects of socio-demographic variables. 623 students studying at Lithuanian higher education institutions were questioned. We determined a dependence of harassment and bullying on respondents' age: they wer...
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The paper deals with the issues relevant to behavioural economics studies, demonstrating psychological and behavioural aspects of Muslim banking customers across the world. The aim of the research is to investigate the factors that are significant to customers using the Islamic hire purchase (auto financing) in Pakistan. The novelty of this study i...
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The interpretation of the evolutionary theory prevailing in sport, based on the approach that the strongest survive, varies with the rules inherent in the criminal world, forbidding to "take out" negative information about interrelationships, in this case, outside the team or group. Such traditionally established culture puts pressure on athletes t...
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Aim of the study: to present parallels between sport and sustainable development, in order to ensure wellbeing for present and future generations. Research methods: the analysis and synthesis of scientific literature was conducted, the methods of analogy, chronology and comparison were also applied. The analysis of the scientific literature disclos...
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Using ubiquitous computing devices, also UCD, is a conscious decision made by consumers, success of which depends on how much it involves and engages the user that results in functional, hedonic and social experiences in user's context and long-term success for organization. User engagement, tested in multifarious concepts, indicates that experienc...
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Each research area has its own specificity, and sport is unique due to the expression of aggression among sports participants. Despite a rather broad analysis of this area, there is still a lack of knowledge in discussing the phenomenon of bullying and harassment as an expression of aggression in sport, and this may be due to methods used in resear...
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The research aim: to reveal the psychological violence in the interrelationships between the members of the academic community, seeking to identify the change in the characteristics of psychological violence in higher education institutions in the pre-reform and reform period. Research methodology. The analysis of recently published scientific rese...
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The purpose of this study is to explore the influence of working capital management on the profitability of the heavy vehicle industry in Pakistan from 2005 to 2017. For this purpose, five firms were selected. There were six independent variables that included average account payable, cash conversion cycle, accounts receivable turnover, inventory t...
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The aim of the research is to evaluate the practices of corporate social responsibility in Lithuanian agricultural enterprises based on an analysis of their communicative messages. The methods of analysis and synthesis of academic literature on CSR and rural development, as well as the method of content analysis, were used during the research. An a...
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The article discusses the phenomenon of bullying and harassment in the society, revealing it through the expression of antisocial behaviours of individuals. By highlighting the impact of such behaviours on people in social interactions, the study analyses what socioeconomic aspects can be seen as the effects of harassment and bullying as well as th...
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The purpose of this paper is to find out the effect of Gamification on employee motivation, employee engagement, employee retention, employee loyalty and organizational commitment. We want to know this in order to check the viability of Gamification strategy for business development in Pakistan. Participants were 142 University students, who were w...
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The aim of this paper is to examine the direct impact of marketing and medical tools on the symmetry of physicians’ prescription behavior in the context of the Pakistani healthcare sector. This research also investigates the moderating influence of corporate image and customer relationship in an association of marketing & medical tools, and the sym...
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This paper presents the scale created by authors for determining employees* attitudes towards changes (employees’ attitude towards changes-EATC) and its psychometric characteristics. The results of the research, which includes staff from three state colleges from three countries (N = 222) are also analyzed. The aim of this research is by comparing...
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The article deals with the constituents of organizational commitment and organizational cynicism and in order to concisely present systematised material disclosing the very essence of the phenomena, the authors analyse their interrelation, the specificity of development (organizational commitment) and management (organizational cynicism), their cau...