Eva Boštjančič
PhD; Associate Professor in Psychology of Work and Organizations
1972, Ljubljana

Biography

She is the Associate Professor in Work and Organizational Psychology at the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts. Her research interests are in leadership, stress, cultural intelligence, and positive approaches in organizations. She is also a business advisor – she advises, conducts workshops, and gives lectures for employees in the economy and the public sector.

Education:

1996 B. A. of Psychology, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Major field of study: Psychology

2002 M. Sc. of Psychology, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Major field of study: Psychology of Work and Organisation

2009, Ph. D. of Psychology Science, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Dissertation title: Influence of leader behaviour and motives on employee commitment, effectiveness, motivation, and satisfaction

Experience

Senior Consultant

  • Profil d.o.o. (Human Resource consultant company), Ljubljana

  • 1996-2006

  • Consultant projects (assessment centre, job descriptions, job evaluations, performance appraisal process, management development, management skills assessment and training, outplacement), head-hunting, direct search and selection, researches (employee satisfaction survey, customer satisfaction survey)

Consultant and CEO

  • BRIO svetovalni center, d.o.o. (consulting company), Ljubljana

  • 2006-2010

  • Direct search and selection (analysis of the client’s needs, functions and responsibilities, detailed profile definition and description, determining the most suitable selection criteria and methods on the basis of the position, detailed and/or competence based interviews, reference-taking, on-going contact after hiring), consultant projects (assessment centre, job descriptions, job evaluations, performance appraisal process, management development, management skills assessment and training, outplacement), researches (employee satisfaction survey), communication, ethics and corporate culture, talent development management, trainings (stress management, communication skills, meetings, job interview…)

Assistant

  • Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana

  • 2004-2011

  • Responsible for courses Psychology of Work and Organization, Coordination of obligatory study’s practice

Assistant Professor

  • Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana

  • 2011-2016

  • Primary teaching areas: Personnel Psychology, Organizational Psychology, Psychodiagnostics and Psychological Interventions in the Workplace

Associate Professor in Psychology of Work and Organizations

  • Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana

  • 2016-

  • Primary teaching areas: Personnel Psychology, Organizational Psychology, Psychodiagnostics and Psychological Interventions in the Workplace

Teaching

Assistant (2004-2011)

  • Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana: Psychology of Work and Organization

Assistant Professor (2011-2016)

Associate Professor (2016- )

  • Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana: Introduction to Work and Organizational Psychology, Work Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Organizational Psychology, Consumer Psychology, Psychodiagnostics and Psychological Interventions in the Workplace

  • Faculty of Administration, University of Ljubljana: Psychology of Work

  • Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ljubljana: Psychology of Work and Organization

Research

  • Researcher of the research project Inovative solutions for A Better work environment (Izboljševanje delovnega okolja z inovativnimi rešitvami INODEL), financed by European Social Fund and Ministry of Labour, Family and Social Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia (2009-2012)

  • Work Engagement

  • Cultural Intelligence (2015-2016)

Memberships

  • Slovenian Psychologists’ Association (DPS)

  • Slovenian Human Resource Association (SKZ)

Selected publications

*BOŠTJANČIČ, Eva, JOHNSON, Boyd, BELAK, Urša. Cross-cultural adaptation of research tools : a study on the cultural intelligence scale adaptation in Slovenian. Europe’s Journal of Psychology. 2018, vol. 14, no. 2, str. 386-403

*BOŠTJANČIČ, Eva, SLANA, Zala. The role of talent management comparing medium-sized and large companies : major challenges in attracting and retaining talented employees. Frontiers in psychology. 2018, vol. 9, art. 1750, str. 1-10

*BOŠTJANČIČ, Eva, ANTOLOVIĆ, Sandra, ERČULJ, Vanja. Corporate volunteering : relationship to job resources and work engagement. Frontiers in psychology. 4. Oct. 2018, vol. 9, str. 1-10

*PRELOG, Neža, ISMAGILOVA, Fajruza Salihdžanovna, BOŠTJANČIČ, Eva. Which employees are most motivated to share knowledge : the role of age-based differentiation in knowledge-sharing motivation. Changing societies & personalities. 2019, vol. 3, no. 1, str. 52-67

*BOŠTJANČIČ, E. in KORAČIN, N.. Returning to work after suffering from burnout syndrome : perceived changes in personality, views, values, and behaviors connected with work. Psihologija, 2014, 47(1), 131-147.

*BOŠTJANČIČ, E. Personality, Job Satisfaction and Performance of Slovene Managers – How Big is the Role of Emotional Intelligence in it?. Studia Psychologica, 2010, št. 52(3).

Contact information

Office hours   Winter sem.: Thursday, 10:30 - 12:00; Summer sem.: Thursday, 10:00 - 11:30;
Room   125 A
Telephone   01 241 11 62
email   eva.bostjancic@ff.uni-lj.si
Webpage   http://www.psihologijadela.com