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Prof. dr hab. Maciej Urbaniak

Professor Maciej Urbaniak, PhD, DSc, University of Lodz (Poland)

Deputy Editor-in-Chief "Material Economy and Logistics”

Maciej Urbaniak in 1994 graduated from the Poznań University of Economics, where in 1997 he also received the degree of doctor of economic sciences. Since 1999, he is employed at the Faculty of Management at the University of Lodz, where in 2004 he received the degree of habilitated doctor. In 2011, by decision of the President of the Republic of Poland, he was given the title of professor of economic sciences. He made study visits to research centers in the United States (Texas University in Austin), Great Britain (The Nottingham Trent University), Spain (Santander University), and France (l'Université de Rennes, l'Université Jean Moulin / Lyon III). Author of over 200 publications in the field of relationship building in supply chains, quality management and logistics. He presented the results of his empirical research at conferences and research seminars in Austria (in Vienna), China (Beijing, Guangzhou), Canada (Winnipeg), Greece (Thessaloniki), Korea (Suwon), Norway (Stavanger), UK (Derby, Edinburgh, Nottingham), Spain (San Sebastian), Portugal (Lisbon), Slovenia (Maribor).
He is the head of the Logistics Department at the Faculty of Management at the University of Lodz.


List of selected publications

Maciej Urbaniak, Risk factors affecting relations with suppliers, „LogForum” (1895-2038), 2019, nr 15 (2), s. 255-263 [DOI] [URL].
Maciej Urbaniak, The role of process improvements tools in building relationship between suppliers and industrial clients, „Economic and Social Development” (1849-7535), 2018, s. 127-134 [URL].
Maciej Urbaniak, Determinants of process improvement by suppliers, „Proceeding 24th International Conference on Production Research (ICPR 2017)” (2475-885x), 2017, s. 318-322 [URL].
Maciej Urbaniak, The role of improvement tools in Polish production companies, [w:] (red.), Production Management and Engineering Sciences (978-1-1380-2856-2), Wydawnictwo CRC Press, Londyn 2016, s. 311-316 [DOI].
Maciej Urbaniak, The role of the concept of corporate social responsibility in building relationships and in the supply chain, „LogForum” (1895-2038), 2015, nr 2, s. 199-205.  
Maciej Urbaniak, The role of the continuous improvement tools of processes in building relationships in supply chain, „LogForum” (1895-2038), 2015, nr 1, s. 41-50.
Maciej Urbaniak, Programy rozwoju dostawców, „Gospodarka Materialowa & Logistyka” (1231-2037), 2014, nr 2, s. 31-36.
Maciej Urbaniak, Evaluation of the effects of quality management system improvement, „Foundations of Management. International Journal” (2080-7279), 2011, vol. 3, nr 1, s. 97-108.
Maciej Urbaniak, Kierunki doskonalenia systemów zarządzania jakością (978-8-3752-5427-3), Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, Łódź 2010.