Michał Chmielecki

Michał Chmielecki
Clark University

Ph.D.

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Position
  • Communication Theory and Research
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  • Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
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  • Intercultural Communication
Education
June 2005 - September 2010
Academy of Management
Field of study
  • Management/Negotiations
September 2004 - October 2006
Clark University
Field of study
  • Communication
October 2003 - June 2005
Academy of Management
Field of study
  • International Relations

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Publications (39)
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Objective : The discussion presented in this paper focuses on the practical coaching techniques premised on lasting principles of human learning; principles that are crucial to coaching relationships of all kinds. The principles involved tap into years of psychological research and practice (Kanfer & Goldstein, 1991; Mahoney, 1991) that focuses on...
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Background: Knowledge transfer between the HQ and subsidiary has recently been targets of increasing research interest. However, the role of expatriate managers and local staff perspective on this process has not been examined enough. Research aims: This paper has two main objectives: first to develop a conceptual framework (model) of knowledge t...
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This paper starts with an introduction to and exploration of entrepreneurship. It further explains the theoretical basis of metaphors used in understanding entrepreneurship with entrepreneurs as the phenomena. This paper takes a new approach to examining the definitions of entrepreneurs, distinguishing between entrepreneurs and non-entrepreneurs. T...
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In this chapter, the concept of trust in organizations is dissected and analyzed within the framework of national culture. The authors evaluate organizational trust in the context of culture with many of the following variables: interpersonal conflict, resistance to change, empowerment, and support for innovation, as noted in the literature. Trust...
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Businesses today simply cannot ignore corporate sustainability. It has key roles to play in long-term corporate success of an organization as well as value -inspired market services in the society. It is equally important that companies recognize the benefits of sustainability right from the very top or managerial level of the organization keep an...
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Despite ongoing change, most cross-cultural management theory and research tends to emphasize problems and misunderstandings associated with cross-cultural interactions and at the same time deemphasize the positive role of cross-cultural interactions within organizations. We unpack positive features of cross-cultural dynamics by identifying the key...
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The success of economies in the future shall be based on how multinational companies or organizations acquire, use, and leverage knowledge effectively. Management in recent decades has seen knowledge sharing become a key tool for the success of a variety of institutions. Many international companies and other organizations have developed knowledge...
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Today’s economy is producing a competitive business landscape that is growing increasingly complex, dynamic and ambiguous for organizations operating across borders. As a result, negotiations within and between organizations become more and more challenging. Growing cultural diversity calls for abilities to adapt to the unfamiliar environment and t...
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Purpose Our aim is to show how individuals perceive the quality of intercultural interactions at work in multinational subsidiaries, and to address the question of what actually prevails in their accounts, i.e. the dark side or the bright side. Design/methodology/approach We report the findings from five subsidiaries located in Poland and intervie...
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Approaches to Conflict: Theoretical, Interpersonal, and Discursive Dynamics aims to investigate the role of communication and emotions in conflict contexts. In addition to the fundamental importance of communication in various aspects of conflict, this volume offers a prominent position to the inherent part played by the effects of a wide range of...
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Recent years have seen more and more research in the cultural dimensions of conflict resolution. This article focuses on metaphors concerning negotiations across cultures. The paper attempts to contribute knowledge in the field of cross-cultural studies on language and culture in negotiations. The article attempts to answer a question wheather the...
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Abstract: The purpose of the present study was to demonstrate specific strategies to deconstruct dichotomous, hierarchical, and linear thinking styles and to develop holistic thinking. Developing holistic thinking is the foundation of increasing intercultural compe- tencies for students, faculty, managers, and CEOs. Holistic thinking style allows u...
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Mergers are a very important aspect of corporate growth. But so many mergers fail to achieve their aim. A lot of mergers won’t produce value for the acquiring firms. Evidence and surveys have shown that corporate culture is very important for the success of mergers and acquisitions. This evidence also points to the fact that cultural differences ar...
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The European Union is in serious danger of disintegration. A lot of recent trends point to this. The negatives are far outweighing the positives. Firstly, the EU has lost the majority of its influence globally. Europe still has the lion’s share of the world’s trade and economic power, but its worldwide importance is degrading gradually. Secondly, t...
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W publikacji zaprezentowano zagadnienia związane z specyfiką pracy w korporacjach międzynarodowych. Autorzy opisują, jakie czynniki wpływają na powstawanie dobrych relacji zawodowych w zespołach zróżnicowanych kulturowo. Szczegółowo omówiono m.in. takie zagadnienia jak: bariery i korzyści występujące w wielokulturowym środowisku pracy, język korpo...
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Purpose: Due to globalization and the global mobility of workforce, working in multicultural environments is a new challenge for employees and managers. The aim of the paper is to analyze the social interactions in multicultural environments of multinational corporations (MNCs) as well as to propose a model of intercultural social interactions in M...
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Objective: In Poland entrepreneurship is often viewed as an extremely risky process and entrepreneurs are often portrayed in a negative light. The research goals of our exploratory study is to identify the entreprenurship metaphors among Polish management students. Research Design & Methods: Authors decided to run both qualitative and quantitative...
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This book will help managers understand organizations in non-quantitative manner. The modern-day managers are challenged with dealing with these constantly increasing complexities in the pursuit of efficiency and effectiveness. They must understand how constant changes influence their tasks so they can contribute to establishing a fast-reacting org...
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Ze względu na niejednoznaczne wyniki wcześniejszych studiów nad różnicami kulturowymi pojawiły się w świecie nauki głosy, by oprzeć badania na innych koncepcjach teoretycznych, w większym stopniu wykorzystywać metody jakościowe do analizy zjawiska, a także skupić się na pozytywnych efektach, o których wiadomo znacznie mniej [Shore i in. 2009; Stahl...
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Książka dotyczy jednego z głównych obszarów funkcji personalnej w organizacjach, jakim jest jej wymiar instrumentalny. Celem publikacji jest przybliżenie Czytelnikom podejść, metod i technik zarządzania zasobami ludzkimi we współczesnym świecie, w którym rozwój gospodarczy następuje szybko i jest intensywny, a firmy muszą nadążyć za zmianami i się...
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Purpose: The purpose of the study was to answer the question: “What are the most common factors influencing effectiveness of internal communications faced by Polish organizations?” This article discusses the role of internal communications practices leading to enhancement of organizational performance. In particular, it concentrates on factors impe...
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Entrepreneurship continues to gain momentum as a significant and relevant field of research. Policy makers in the rush to stimulate entrepreneurship in various countries, often rely on the success stories and prescriptions documented in the entrepreneurship literature in which most studies are set in the United States. Research aims The article pre...
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The purpose of this article is to analyse the process of knowledge sharing in a multicultural project team and to present aspects of communication to improve its effectiveness. We have conducted a qualitative research study involving 14 managers from nine international companies operating in the finance, outsourcing and IT sectors. The study was de...
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Ostatnie lata przyniosły eksplozję zainteresowania międzykulturowymi wymiarami konfliktu. Książki, liczne badania, jak również szkolenia i kursy zaproponowały różne perspektywy pozwalające na analizę roli kultury w transformacji konfliktu. Artykuł porusza problematykę zaufania w negocjacjach międzykulturowych. Autorzy postanowili zbadać, czy zastos...
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The authors attempt to explore the positives of cross-cultural interactions in multinational companies (MNCs). The prior research has generally accentuated the problems in the relationship among foreigners and less effort has been made so far to examine the benefits of multiculturalism. Therefore, there is a need to fill in the gap identified above...
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The main purpose of this article is to identify the 'individual positive deviance' presented by expatriates and local managers in their mutual cooperation. The theoretical basis for the publication is the discussion of the Positive Organizational Behaviour (POB) essence and the application of this approach in the area of expatriation. Attitudes, be...
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Current changes in technology and the role of the Internet open up new opportunities for companies both to communicate and to work. The fact that Social Media entered the business landscape, and in particular the recruitment landscape leads to a demand for knowledge about recruitment trends regarding social media. Contemporary social media and recr...
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Jeszcze zupełnie niedawno wydawało się, że media społecznościowe to temat dotyczący głównie rozrywki i czasu wolnego. Wydawało się, że serwisy społecznościowe to kolejne po komunikatorach narzędzie porozumiewania się głównie młodych ludzi. Najpopularniejszy na świecie serwis społecznościowy - Facebook - liczy ponad miliard trzysta milionów użytkown...
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Grupa badaczy i praktyków zarządzania zasobami ludzkimi, która potwierdza związek między marką pracodawcy a przyciąganiem i utrzymaniem najzdolniejszych i najwartościowszych pracowników stale rośnie. Dla wielu organizacji marka pracodawcy (employer branding) stanowi ważne narzędzie nowoczesnego zarządzania. Celem artykułu jest odpowiedź na pytanie:...
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Globalny rynek wymaga dziś od organizacji częstych relokacji pracowników. Zwiększa to ilość interakcji międzynarodowych, w których uczestniczą polscy menedżerowie. Negocjacje są integralną ich częścią. Celem tego artykułu jest przedstawienie, jak polska kultura negocjacji postrzegana jest przez zachodnich menedżerów działających w Polsce. W artykul...
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Current changes in technology and the role of the Internet open up new opportunities for companies both to communicate with the public and organisational functionality of its own structure. The fact that Social Media entered the business landscape, can be globally experience in the novel ways of communication, particularly between all stakeholders...
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Recent years have seen an explosion of interest in the cultural dimensions of conflict resolution. Books, numerous studies, and courses have offered perspectives on the nature of culture and its complex relationship to the transformation of conflict. This article focuses on metaphors concerning negotiations across cultures. The study attempts to co...
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Management in last decades has seen knowledge sharing become a key tool for the success of a variety of institutions. Many international companies and other organizations have developed knowledge management programs as key to their future development strategies. There are number of international organizations that have identified knowledge sharing...
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The main objective of our research was to compare followers evaluation of Polish middle managers in regard to their traits and behaviors, which are essential for leadership effectiveness, in the years of 2008/2009; 2010/2012; 2012 and during 1996/1997 under the GLOBE research project. As was unexpected, our research results indicate the Polish midd...

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To provide evidence on positive and negative aspects of interpersonal relationships with foreigners at work in multinational corporations (MNCs) from a local perspective, i.e. from the point of view of staff employed in foreign subsidiaries of MNCs.