doc. dr. Helena Kovačič

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  • doc. dr. Helena Kovačič, znanstvena sodelavka
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    1. Personal information

     

    Surname(s) / First name(s)

    Kovačič, Helena

     

     

    Nationality

    Slovene

     

     

    Date of birth

    31-05-1979

     

     

     

     

    2. Category and key expertise

    Industrial relations, Organizational issues

    • Excellent research skills and experience in research in the field of industrial relations, social dialogue and working conditions for the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions and European Agency for Safety and Health at Work.
    • Extensive experience with statistical analysis of survey data, including national data as well as company level data.
    • Research and consulting experience in the field of organizational strategy, human resources, and quality of work and health.
    • Project management skills, including international projects.
    • Reporting skills, both in Slovene as in English.

     

    Expertise from 2005 with evaluative work and studies for several clients in the field of social dialogue, working conditions and higher education. For a list of project experience, see Section 6 below

     

     

    3. Relevant professional experience

     

     

     

    Dates

    JANUARY 1st 2005 - PRESENT

    Occupation or position held

    Researcher at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana.

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Research and evaluation in the field of organizational sociology

    Name and address of employer

    University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, Kardeljeva pl. 5, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

    Type of business or sector

    Research and education

     

     

    Dates

    JUNE 2002 - DECEMBER 2004

    Occupation or position held

    Assistant to Resident Twinning Advisor, Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities and Ministry of Finance

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Assistance to foreign RTA (German and Swedish), coordination of project work.

    Name and address of employer

    Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, Kotnikova 28, 1000 Ljubljana and Ministry of Finance, Župančičeva 3, 1000 Ljubljana

    Type of business or sector

    Government office

     

     

     

     


     

    4. Education and training

     

     

     

    Dates

    April 2008

    Title of qualification awarded

    PhD thesis "Knowledge transfer in the public sector”, Faculty of Social Sciences

    Principal subjects/occupational skills covered

    Organizational Sociology

    Name and type of organisation providing education and training

     

     

    University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences

     

     

     

    Dates

    2002 - 2004

    Title of qualification awarded

    Postgraduate study at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences (direct transfer to the PhD)

    Principal subjects/occupational skills covered

    Labour market and human resources management

    Name and type of organisation providing education and training

    University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences

     

     

     

     

    Dates

    2002

    Title of qualification awarded

    B.Sc.

    Principal subjects/occupational skills covered

    Sociology, Human resources management

    Name and type of organisation providing education and training

    University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Other language(s)

    Self-assessment

     

    Understanding

    Speaking

    Writing

    European level (*)

     

    Listening

    Reading

    Spoken interaction

    Spoken production

     

    English

     

    C1

    Proficient user

    C1

    Proficient user

    C1

    Proficient user

    C1

    Proficient user

    C1

    Proficient user

    Spanish

     

    B2

    Proficient user

    B2

    Proficient user

    B2

    Independent user

    B2

    Independent user

    B2

    Independent user

    German

     

    A2

    Proficient user

    A2

    Proficient user

    A1

    Independent user

    A1

    Independent user

    A1

    Independent user

     

    (*) Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

     

     

    Other skills and competences

    • Excellent research skills and large experience in research on behalf of the European Foundation and European Agency for Safety and Health at Work.
    • Excellent skills in working within the international teams.
    • Managerial skills in coordination of national and international research projects, time management and finances.
    • Good command of quality control processes (gained during the project on evaluation of study programs).

     

     

     

     

    6. Additional information

     

     

     

    SELECTED RESEARCH, EVALUATION AND CONSULTANCY PROJECTS

    Project description:

     

    • 2005 – today, National correspondent for the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions
    • 2011 – 2013, Post-doctoral project “Knowledge transfer in innovation networks”, funded by the Slovene National Research Agency.
    • 2012 – 2013, University of Salerno, REPOS "Networks, Public Policies and Development"
    • 2009 – 2011, Internal project at the Faculty of Social Sciences, "Evaluation of Study Programs"
    • 2009 – 2011, Ministry of Defense, Slovenia, Public-Private Partnership in the Field of Critical Infrastructure
    • 2007 – 2009, European Commission, EACEA, HEGESCO "Higher Education as a Generator of Strategic Competences"
    • 2004 – 2008, INTERREG project "R.A.V.E Space – Raising Awareness of Space through the Process of Education"

     

    Relevant publications:

     

    KOVAČIČ, Helena. Employment and industrial relations in the railways sector. European industrial relations observatory on-line. http://www.eurofound.europa.eu/eiro/studies/tn1109030s/si1109031q.htm. [COBISS.SI-ID 31872093]

     

    KOVAČIČ, Helena. Slovenia : EIRO CAR on the changing business landscape in the electricity sector and industrial relations in Europe. European industrial relations observatory on-line. http://www.eurofound.europa.eu/eiro/studies/tn1202028s/si1202021q.htm. [COBISS.SI-ID 31679837]

     

    AKKUYUNLU, Arzu, KOVAČIČ, Helena, SVETLIK, Ivan, PAVLIN, Samo (ur.). Development of competencies in the world of work and education : report on the qualitative analysis of higher education institutions and employers in five countries. [S. l.]: HAGESCO: University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, dec. 2009. 160 str. [COBISS.SI-ID 29326685]

     

    PAVLIN, Samo, ŠVAB, Igor, KOVAČIČ, Helena. Ugotavljanje in razvijanje ključnih področij usposobljenosti (kompetenc) zdravnikov kot izhodišče za modernizacijo izobraževalnega programa = Identification and development of key competences of doctors as a starting point for modernizing the educational programme. Zdravstveno varstvo. [Tiskana izd.], 2008, letn. 47, št. 3, str. 106-116, tabele, graf. prikazi. http://www.ivz.si/. [COBISS.SI-ID 2110181]

     

    KOVAČIČ, Helena, LUŽAR, Barbara. Communication structure and the performance of organisational teams. Teor. praksa, sep.-okt. 2011, letn. 48, št. 5, str. 1505-1517, 1548, ilustr. http://dk.fdv.uni-lj.si/db/pdfs/tip2011_5_Kovacic_Luzar.pdf. [COBISS.SI-ID 30772573]

     

    LUŽAR, Barbara, KOVAČIČ, Helena. Stopnja avtonomije timov v podjetjih. Teor. praksa, jan.-feb. 2013, letn. 50, št. 1, str. 132-153, ilustr. [COBISS.SI-ID 31867997]

     

    LINDIČ, Jaka, BAVDAŽ, Mojca, KOVAČIČ, Helena. Higher growth through the blue ocean strategy : implications for economic policy. Res. policy. [Print ed.], Jun. 2012, vol. 41, iss. 5, str. 928- 938, doi: 10.1016/j.respol.2012.02.010. [COBISS.SI-ID 20760038]

     

    KOVAČIČ, Helena. The process of knowledge transfer: applying situation and network data. Metodološki zvezki. [Tiskana izd.], 2008, vol. 5, no. 2, str. 145-160, ilustr. http://mrvar.fdv.uni-lj.si/pub/mz/mz5.1/kovacic.pdf. [COBISS.SI-ID 27651165]

     

    KOVAČIČ, Helena, BRETSCHNEIDER, Alfred. Managing e-procurement project in public sector from a social perspective. Uporab. inform. (Ljubl.), jan./feb./mar. 2008, letn. 16, št. 1, str. 5-13. [COBISS.SI-ID 27198045]

     

    KOVAČIČ, Helena. Vključevanje zaposlenih v proces upravljanja sprememb : analiza primera podjetja Royal Dutch Shell. Ekonomska demokracija, 2011, let. 15, št. 3, str. 8-10. [COBISS.SI-ID 30475869]

     

    KOVAČIČ, Helena. Inovacijski potencial socialnih omežij v podjetjih. Znanje, jul./okt. 2009, letn. 1, št. 3, str. 11. [COBISS.SI-ID 28549213]

     

    IGLIČ, Hajdeja, KOVAČIČ, Helena. The role of institutions in raising the political engagement in new democracies: the case of Slovenia. V: EGPA Conference 2005, 31.8.- 3.9. 2005, Berne, Switzerland : conference theme: "Reforming the public sector: what about the citizens"?. Bern: Universität Bern, 2005, 18 str., graf. prikazi. http://www.egpa2005.com/workshops/abstracts_ws2/Paper_Iglic_Kovacic.pdf. [COBISS.SI-ID 24290653]

     

    KOVAČIČ, Helena, RUS, Andrej. Multiplexity and knowledge transfer in expert networks. V: Sunbelt XXXII. [S.l.]: International Network for Social Network Analysis, 2012, str. [9]. [COBISS.SI-ID 31188061]

     

    KOVAČIČ, Helena. The process of knowledge transfer : applying situational and network data. V: KAŠE, Tamara (ur.). Managing diversity : European destiny and hope : conference proceedings. Ljubljana: Faculty of Economics, 2008, str. 79. [COBISS.SI-ID 27335005]

     

    IGLIČ, Hajdeja, KOVAČIČ, Helena. The role of institutions in raising the political engagement in new democracies : the case of Slovenia. V: PÄHLE, Katja (ur.), REISER, Marion (ur.). Lokale politische Eliten und Fragen der Legitimation. 1. Aufl. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2007, str. 179-196, ilustr. [COBISS.SI-ID 26685277]

     

    RUS, Andrej, KOVAČIČ, Helena, PINTAR, Jernej. Javno zasebno partnerstvo na področju zaščite kritične infrastrukture : analiza najboljših praks in rešitev : zaključno poročilo. Ljubljana: Fakulteta za družbene vede, 2010. 7, 116 f., ilustr. [COBISS.SI-ID 29335133]

     

    KOVAČIČ, Helena. Multiplexity and knowledge transfer in expert networks : [lecture at the Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Napoli, 13th December 2012]. Napoli, 2012. [COBISS.SI-ID 31796829]

     

    KOVAČIČ, Helena, RUS, Andrej. Multiplexity and knowledge transfer in expert networks : [paper presented at the Sunbelt XXXII International Network for Social Network Analysis Annual Conference, Redondo Beach, March 13-18, 2012]. Redondo Beach, 2012. [COBISS.SI-ID 31163997]

     

    KOVAČIČ, Helena, RUS, Andrej. Embedded learning : the process of knowledge transfer : [paper presented at the International Sunbelt Social Network Conference, Riva del Garda, June 29 - July 4, 2010]. Riva del Garda, 2010. [COBISS.SI-ID 30330205]