Jolita Vveinhardt

Vytautas Magnus University

Prof. dr. Jolita Vveinhardt – a chief researcher of the Vytautas Magnus University, a professor at the Management Department of the Faculty of Economics and Management at the Vytautas Magnus University (Lithuania). The scientist is heading three scientific groups: 'Neuro-Relationships” (Lithuanian Sports University (LSU)), 'Managerial Solutions to Violence in Sport” (LSU), 'The Group of Interdisciplinary Research on Working Environment” (Vytautas Magnus University (VMU)). Jolita Vveinhardt is the author and co-author of three monographs, four scientific studies, one textbook, and five educational books. The scientist is the editor of three books published by InTech publishing house 'Congruence of Personal and Organizational Values” 2017, 'Organizational Culture” 2018, 'Management Culture and Corporate Social Responsibility” 2018). For the past several years she explores the phenomena of mobbing and nepotism, climate of the organisation and other aspects related to human resource management. She has published more than 200 scientific articles, 90 of which were published in peer reviewed journals of Web of Science Core Collection (Clarivate Analytics) database and read more than 50 papers in national and international scientific conferences. She is a member of editorial boards of 14 scientific periodicals. Prof. Dr. Jolita Vveinhardt is a member of 15 associations and societies. She teaches the following subjects for Master’s degree programme students: Contemporary Organization Theories (VMU) and Novelties of Management Science (LSU). Her main research interests are destructive relationships among employees (mobbing, bullying, nepotism, favouritism, social loafing, social ostracism, organizational cynicism, cronyism, protectionism), business ethics, organizational culture, management culture, organizational climate, personal and organizational values, value congruence, corporate social responsibility, decision-making, neuromanagement, etc.

2books edited

22chapters authored

Latest work with IntechOpen by Jolita Vveinhardt

Perceived importance of personal and organizational values congruence in the management of organizations have actualized this phenomenon in both theory and practice. Researchers continuously show positive impact of personal and organizational values congruence on employees? behavior, attitudes, organizational climate and organizational performance. Management of organizations are also seeking to apply the solutions to eliminate the gap between organizational and employees' values. However, arising scientific and practical problems requires to purify the factors that determine values congruence. This challenges for a search of complex and consistent understanding of this phenomenon: from theory to practice. This book aims to provide the reader with a comprehensive overview of the personal and organizational values congruence phenomenon, featuring the most important critical issues regarding the exposure, diagnosis and strengthening of congruence of personal and organizational values.

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