Prof. Dr. Ilona Bučiūnienė

Ilona Bučiūnienė
Prof. Dr. Ilona Bučiūnienė

Dean of Doctoral Studies, Professor

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Professor Dr. Ilona Bučiūnienė is the Dean of the Doctoral School and the Chairperson of the Doctoral Committee at ISM University of Management and Economics. Previously she held HRM Programme Director’s position at ISM Executive School. She is an expert at the Research Council of Lithuania and at the Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education of Lithuania. Her research areas are sustainable HRM and staff well-being, HRM in the context of emerging technologies, and diversity management. Her research has been published in Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Vocational Behavior, The International Journal of Human Resource Management and others journals. She is on the editorial boards of Human Resource Management (Wiley) and Human Resource Management Review (Elsevier), and was (2010-2013) the Editor of Personnel Management Directory for HR professionals, published by the Lithuanian business newspaper Business News (Verslo žinios). Prof. Bučiūnienė serves as the Ambassador for Lithuania at the Academy of Management HR Division’s Ambassadors Program. She has led and has been involved in research projects founded by the European Union, Fondation Robert Shuman, Lithuanian Research Council, and others. She participates in international research initiatives and networks, represents Lithuania in CRANET network on International Human Resource.

Awards

  • Received the Scholar of the Year 2010 Award.

Research areas

  • Sustainable HRM
  • HRM and staff well-being
  • HRM in the context of emerging technologies
  • Diversity management

Teaching areas

  • Social Research Development and Methodology (Doctoral School)

Publications

Bučiūnienė, I, Kazlauskaitė, R., & Turauskas, L. (2005). Employee empowerment as a factor enhancing organizational commitment and reducing staff turnover in the Lithuanian upscale hotel industry. EABIS 4th Annual Colloquium: Corporate Responsibility & Competiteveness: Developing Human Capital for Sustainable Growth (pp. 1-27)
Bučiūnienė, I. (2012). Teaching with cases: what makes the teaching – learning process efficient? In P. Ammerman, A. Gaweł, M. Pietrzykowski, R. Rauktienė, & T. Williamson (Eds.), The case study method in business education (pp. 55-66). Bogucki Wydawnictwo Naukowe.
Bučiūnienė, I. (2018). The transformation of economies and societies in Central and Eastern Europe – how has it contributed to management and organisation science? Journal of East European Management Studies, 23(4), 694-701.
Bučiūnienė, I., & Goštautaitė, B. (2022). Sustainable HRM and staff well-being in the context of technological change. In XII International Workshop on Human Resource Management, 20-21 October (pp. 1-4). Cádiz: Int Workshop on HRM
Bučiūnienė, I., & Goštautaitė, B. (2023). Coping with radical changes in the nature of work: the role of sustainable HRM: Academy of Management Symposium „Lessons from recent developments in careers: Clues to the new normal?“. In Academy of Management Proceedings (2023, 1, pp. 1-1). Academy of Management. https://doi.org/10.5465/AMPROC.2023.10543symposium
Bučiūnienė, I., & Kazlauskaitė, R. (2010). Disclosing the meaning of responsible human resource management. In R. Springer, & P. Chadraba (Eds.), Proceedings of the 18th Annual Conference on Marketing and Business Strategies for Central & Eastern Europe (pp. 51-60). Vienna: Inst. of Internat. Business, Vienna Univ. of Economics and Business Administration.
Bučiūnienė, I., & Kazlauskaitė, R. (2012). The linkage between HRM, CSR and performance outcomes. Baltic Journal of Management, 7(1), 5-24. https://doi.org/10.1108/17465261211195856
Bučiūnienė, I., & Kazlauskaitė, R. (2015). Įmonių socialinės atsakomybės ir socialiai atsakingo žmogiškųjų išteklių valdymo sąsajos: koncepciniai pagrindai. In S. Žičkienė (Ed.), Socialinė atsakomybė versle ir viešajame sektoriuje (pp. 109-121). Šiauliai : Šiaulių universiteto bibliotekos Leidybos skyrius.
Bučiūnienė, I., & Škudienė, V. (2008). Impact of leadership styles on staffs’ organizational commitment in Lithuanian manufacturing companies. South East European Journal of Economics and Business, 3(2), 57-65. https://doi.org/10.2478/v10033-008-0015-7
Bučiūnienė, I., Goštautaitė, B., & Milašauskienė, Ž. (2017). HRM-patient orientation and teamwork climate linkage in health care institutions: the role of calling and prosocial motivation. In D. Vrontis, Y. Weber, & E. Tsoukatos (Eds.), Global and national business theories and practice: bridging the past with the future (pp. 2044-2047). EuroMed Press.
Bučiūnienė, I., & Škudienė, V. (2009). Factors influencing sales people motivation and relationship with the organization in B2B sector. Engineering economics, 64(4), 78-85.
Bučiūnienė, I., Goštautaitė, B., & Moniz, A. (2022). HRM and staff well-being: the case of industrial robot adoption. In 8th e-HRM International Conference, 1-3 June (pp. 1-20). Aarhus: e-HRM International Conference
Bučiūnienė, I., Goštautaitė, B., Milašauskienė, Ž., & Granskas, J. (2018). Žmogiškųjų išteklių valdymas asmens sveikatos priežiūros įstaigose: monografija. Vilnius: ISM Vadybos ir ekonomikos universiteto leidykla.
Bučiūnienė, I., Goštautaitė, B., Moniz, A., Stankevičiūtė, Ž., Liubertė, I., & Reay, P. (2019). The role of sustainable HRM in the context of emerging technologies: The case of industrial robots. In 12th Annual Conference of the EuroMed Academy of Business (12, pp. 1582-1584). Thessaloniki: EuroMed Press.
Bučiūnienė, I., Kazlauskaitė, R., & Bigelienė, K. (2008). The role of the HR function in Lithuania and its linkage with organisational performance. 23rd Workshop on Strategic Human Resource Management, April 3-4. Bled, Slovenia.
Bučiūnienė, I., Kazlauskaitė, R., & Serarols, C. (2011). E-admin: case study. In T. M. Cooney (Ed.), Cases in European Entrepreneurship (pp. 85-96). Dublin: Dublin Institute of Technology.
Aušvicaitė, V., Bučiūnienė, I., & Kazlauskaitė, R. (2012). Corporate social responsibility at Kraft Foods Lietuva: to be or not to be socially responsible?: case study. Poznan : Leonardo da Vinci Transfer of innovation project.
Aušvicaitė, V., Bučiūnienė, I., & Kazlauskaitė, R. (2015). Corporate social responsibility at Kraft Foods Lietuva: to be or not to be socially responsible? In J. Poór, & A. D. Engle (Eds.), Internationalisation and Globalisation in Human Resource Management – Focus on Central and Eastern Europe (pp. 225-236). Nova Science Publishers Inc. 
 Goštautaitė, B., Kazlauskaitė, R. & Bučiūnienė, I. (2018). Customer reactions to service staffs with disability: A field quasi-experiment. In S. Taneja (Ed.), Proceedings of the 78th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Chicago, IL, United States.
Buciuniene, I., & Kazlauskaite, R. (2010). Integrating people with disability into the workforce: the case of a retail chain. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, 29(5), 534-538. https://doi.org/10.1108/02610151011052816
Bučiūnienė, I., Malčiankina, S., Lydeka, Z., & Kazlauskaitė, R. (2006). Managerial attitude to the implementation of quality management systems in Lithuanian support treatment and nursing hospitals. BioMed Central, 6, 120-128. http://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-6-120
Bučiūnienė, I., Poór, J., Sipos, N., Szeiner, Z., & Ildikó Kovács, É. (2020). Compensation and benefits. In J. Poor (Ed.), Global, Regional and Local Trends of HR Practices (pp. 167-184). J. Selye University.
Bučiūnienė, I., Stonienė, L., Blaževičienė, A., Kazlauskaitė, R., & Škudienė, V. (2006). Blood donors’ motivation and attitude to non-remunerated blood donation in Lithuania. BMC Public Health, 6, 166, 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-6-166
Dwertmann, D. J. G., Goštautaitė, B., Kazlauskaitė, R., & Bučiūnienė, I. (2020). Customer reactions to staffs with disabilities: Opportunity for increased corporate reputation? In D. Baldridge, M. Kulkarni, S. Bruyere, & L. Schur (Eds.), Broadening our Sight: New Directions in Disability Research, Symposia. Academy of Management Proceedings..
Dwertmann, D., Goštautaitė, B., Kazlauskaitė, R., & Bučiūnienė, I. (2023). Receiving service from a person with a disability: Stereotypes, perceptions of corporate social responsibility, and the opportunity for increased corporate reputation. Academy of Management Journal, 66(1), 133-163. https://doi.org/10.5465/amj.2020.0084
Galanaki, E., Perry, E., Bučiūnienė, I., & Panayotopoulou, L. (2019). Demographic challenges for management: fad or reality?: Guest Editorial. Evidence-based HRM: A Global Forum for Empirical Scholarship, 7(1), 2-7. https://doi.org/10.1108/EBHRM-04-2019-065
Goštautaitė, B., & Bučiūnienė, I. (2015). Work engagement during life-span: the role of interaction outside the organization and task significance. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 89, 109-119. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvb.2015.05.001
Goštautaitė, B., & Bučiūnienė, I. (2015). The role of work characteristics in enhancing older staffs’ performance: evidence from a post-Soviet country. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 26(6), 757-782. https://doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2014.949820
Goštautaitė, B., & Bučiūnienė, I. (2017). Calling over the live-course of health care professionals: career-related outcomes and mediating mechanisms. . In Mini-conference related to the special issue in the journal of vocational behavior on “calling and careers: new insights and future directions, October 13-14, 2017 (pp. 1-5). Amsterdam: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
Goštautaitė, B., & Bučiūnienė, I. (2017). Seeking for a sustainable management of healthcare institutions: The role of HRM practices in the reduction of self-initiated expatriation. In 10th International conference of the Dutch HRM network, Nijmegen, November 9-10 (pp. 1-28). Nijmegen.
Goštautaitė, B., & Bučiūnienė, I. (2017). Using the self-determination theory to understand the impact of HR practices on work engagement and patient orientation. In 3rd EGOS Paper development workshop, November 2-4, 2017 (pp. 1- 1). Brasov: Transilvania University of Braşov
Goštautaitė, B., Bučiūnienė, I., & Milašauskienė, Ž. (2018). The effect of high-performance work systems on work outcomes of healthcare professionals. In Academy of Management Proceedings (2018, 1, pp. 1-1). Briarcliff Manor, NY: Academy of Management
Goštautaitė, B., Bučiūnienė, I., & Milašauskienė, Ž. (2019). HRM and work outcomes: the role of basic need satisfaction and age. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 33(2), 169-202. https://doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2019.1683049
Goštautaitė, B., Bučiūnienė, I., & Milašauskienė, Ž. (2022). HRM and work outcomes: the role of basic need satisfaction and age. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 33(2), 169-202. https://doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2019.1683049
Goštautaitė, B., Bučiūnienė, I., Dalla Rosa, A., Duffy, R., & Kim, H. J. (2020). Healthcare professionals with calling are less likely to be burned out: the role of social worth and career stage. Career Development International, 25(6), 649-670. https://doi.org/10.1108/CDI-10-2018-0255
Goštautaitė, B., Bučiūnienė, I., Duffy, R. D., & Kim, H. (2019). Calling and burnout across the life span of healthcare professionals: the role of social worth. In 19th Eawop Congress (pp. 638-639). Turin: EAWOP
Goštautaitė, B., Bučiūnienė, I., Mayrhofer, W., Bareikis, K., & Bertašiūtė, E. (2019). Using embeddedness theory to explain self-initiated expatriation intention of entry-level job applicants. Career Development International, 25(2), 69-89. https://doi.org/10.1108/CDI-04-2019-0094
Goštautaitė, B., Bučiūnienė, I., Milašauskienė, Ž., Bareikis, K., Bertašiūtė, E., & Mikelionienė, G. (2018). Migration intentions of Lithuanian physicians, nurses, residents and medical students. Health Policy, 122(10), 1126-1131. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healthpol.2018.07.001
Goštautaitė, B., Liubertė, I., Bučiūnienė, I., Stankevičiūtė, Ž., Staniškienė, E., Reay, T., & Moniz, A. (2019). Robots at work: how human-robot interaction changes work design. In 19th Eawop Congress, May 29 – June 1. Turin, Italy.
Goštautaitė, B., Liubertė, I., Bučiūnienė, I., Stankevičiūtė, Ž., Staniškienė, E., & Moniz, A. B. (2019). Crafting jobs and sharing social space with robots. In Academy of Management Proceedings (2019, 1, pp. 1-1). Briarcliff Manor, NY: Academy of Management
Jaškienė, J., & Bučiūnienė, I. (2015). Individual characteristics influencing researchers’ productivity: literature review and classification. In EURAM 2015 (European Academy of Management) Conference (pp. 1-22).
Jaškienė, J., & Bučiūnienė, I. (2018). Factors leading to research performance in higher education context: a qualitative inquiry. In 34th EGOS Colloquium: Surprise in and around Organizations: Journeys to the Unexpected (pp. 1-31).
Jaškienė, J., & Bučiūnienė, I. (2021). Human resource management–research performance linkage in higher education institutions. Management: Journal of Contemporary Management Issues, 26(1), 149-168. https://doi.org/10.30924/mjcmi.26.1.9
Jaškienė, J., Bučiūnienė, I., & Goštautaitė, B. (2022). HRM and research performance in the higher education context: Evidence from European countries. Academy of Management Proceedings, 1, p. 13155. https://doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2022.13155abstract
Kazlauskaitė, R., & Bučiūnienė, I. (2005). Factors enhancing staff customer-oriented behaviour and organizational commitment in the Lithuanian upscale hotel industry. In P. Chadraba, & R. Springer (Eds.), Proceedings of the 13th Annual Conference on Marketing and Business Strategies for Central & Eastern Europe (pp. 112-121). Institute of International Business
Kazlauskaitė, R., & Bučiūnienė, I. (2008). The role of human resources and their management in the establishment of sustainable competitive. Engineering economics, 5(60), 78-84
Kazlauskaitė, R., & Bučiūnienė, I. (2010). Towards an understanding of responsible human resource management. In Baltic Management Research Academy International Conference BMRA2010: Innovation Driven Entrepreneurship, October 14-16. Vilnius, Lithuania.
Kazlauskaitė, R., & Bučiūnienė, I. (2011). Attitudinal and behavioural outcomes of responsible human resource management. In The 1st Israeli Global Human Resource Management Conference (GHRM), November 23-25. Karmiel, Israel.
Kazlauskaitė, R., & Bučiūnienė, I. (2011). Exploring the link between CSR formalisation and responsible HRM practices. In 11th International human resource management conference. Aston Business School, the UK, 9-12 June (pp. 1-12). Aston.
Kazlauskaitė, R., & Bučiūnienė, I. (2011). Responsible human resource management and its outcomes in the private and public sector organisations. In The 7th International Conference of the Dutch HRM network: Evidence based HRM, November 10-11. Groningen, The Netherlands.
Kazlauskaitė, R., Bučiūnienė, I., & Bigelienė, K. (2008). Development of human resource management in Lithuania. In International Conference: New Trends and Tendencies in Human Resource Management – East Meets West, June 13-14. Pécs, Hungary.
Kazlauskaitė, R., Bučiūnienė, I., & Goštautaitė, B. (2014). Diversity-related human resource management and performance linkage: Does acting responsibly help organisations perform better? In 13th International Human Resource Management Conference: Uncertainty in a Flattening World: Challenges For IHRM, June 24-27. Krakow, Poland.
Kazlauskaitė, R., Bučiūnienė, I., & Kazlauskas, D. (2010). Drivers and performance outcomes of Responsible Care: The case of Lithuanian Chemical Industry. Economics and Management, 15, 597-604.
Kazlauskaitė, R., Bučiūnienė, I., & Turauskas, L. (2007). Managing staff-organization relationships in the hotel industry. In 22nd Workshop on Strategic Human Resource Management. Brussels, Belgium
Kazlauskaitė, R., Bučiūnienė, I., & Turauskas, L. (2012). Organisational and psychological empowerment in the HRM-performance linkage. Employee Relations, 34(2), 138–158. https://doi.org/10.1108/01425451211191869
Kazlauskaitė, R., Bučiūnienė, I., & Turauskas, L.(2006). Building staff commitment in the hospitality industry. Baltic Journal of Management, 1(3), 300-314. https://doi.org/10.1108/17465260610690944
Kazlauskaitė, R., Bučiūnienė, I., Poór, J., Karoliny, Z., Alas, R., Kohont, A., & Szlávicz, Á. (2013). Human resource management in the Central and Eastern European region. In E. Parry, E. Stavrou, & M. Lazarova (Eds.), Global Trends in Human Resource Management (pp. 103-121). Palgrave Macmillan London.
Kazlauskaitė, R., Bučiūnienė, I., Turauskas, L., & Šalčiuvienė, L. (2009). A comparative study of staff empowerment in Danish and Lithuanian hotels. Transformations in Business & Economics, 8(2), 66-85.
Kazlauskaite, R., & Buciuniene, I. (2010). Disclosing HRM-performance linkage: Current research status and future directions. HR function developments in Lithuania. Transformations in Business & Economics, 9(2), 303-317.
Kazlauskaite, R., & Buciuniene, I. (2010). HR function developments in Lithuania. Baltic Journal of Management, 5(2), 218-241. https://doi.org/10.1108/17465261011045133
Kazlauskaitė, R., Bučiūnienė, I., Turauskas, L., & Šalčiuvienė, L. (2007). Cross cultural aspects of staff empowerment: A comparative study between two European countries. In P. G. Benson, A. Mahajan, R. Alas, & R. L. Oliver (Eds.), Proceedings of the 9th International Human Resource Conference (pp. 1-19). Tallinn, Estonia.
Kazlauskaitė, R., Pupienienė, I., & Bučiūnienė, I. (2016). Employability of older workers in a changing labor market: The case of a post-soviet country. In H. Merchant (Ed.). Handbook of Contemporary Research on Emerging Markets (pp. 174-195). Edward Elgar Publishing. 
Liubertė, I., Goštautaitė, B., Staniškienė, E., Stankevičiūtė, Ž., Bučiūnienė, I., Reay, T., & Moniz, A. B. (2019). The human side of robots and the robot side of us: Adjusting social lenses. In International Conference on Organisational Learning, Knowledge and Capabilities (pp. 1-13). Brighton, UK
Liubertė, I., Goštautaitė, B., Stankevičiūtė, Ž., Reay, T., Staniškienė, E., Bučiūnienė, I., & Moniz, A. B. (2019). Robot as a ‘co-worker’, social order and communication: pouring new wine into old wineskins: Sub-theme 05: [SWG] Organization as Communication: Exploring the Communicative Incarnation of Organization. In 35th EGOS Colloquium, University of Edinburgh Business School, July 4-6th, 2019 (pp. 1-19). Edinburgh: European Group for Organizational Research (EGOS)
Miniotaitė, A., & Bučiūnienė, I. (2013). Explaining authentic leadership work outcomes from the perspective of self-determination theory. Management of organizations: systematic research, 65, 63-75. http://doi.org/10.7220/MOSR.1392.1142.2013.65.5
Nakrošienė, A., Bučiūnienė, I., & Goštautaitė, B. (2019). Working from home: characteristics and outcomes of telework. International Journal of Manpower, 40(1), 87-101. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJM-07-2017-0172
Petreikienė, D., & Bučiūnienė, I. (2024). Unearthing the legacy: Contrasting Soviet imprints on early NGOs in Lithuania. Voluntas, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11266-024-00636-9
Petreikienė, D., & Bučiūnienė, I. (2022). Soviet imprints as inhibitors and inducers in post-soviet non-governmental organizations’ development. In EURAM 2022 (European Academy of Management) Conference: Public and Non-Profit Management SIG. Zurich, Switzerland.
Petreikienė, D., & Bučiūnienė, I. (2022). Soviet imprints on NGOs’ development in a CEE country context. In Fifteenth International Conference of the International Society for Third Sector Research: Navigating In Turbulent Times: Perspectives and Contributions from the Third Sector. Montreal, Canada
Staniškienė, E., Stankevičiūtė, Ž., Bučiūnienė, I., Goštautaitė, B., Liubertė, I., Reay, T., & Moniz, A. (2019). Understanding staff well-being in the context of rapid automation: the case of a manufacturing company. In EURAM 2019: exploring the future of management, 26-28, June, 2019, Lisboa, Portugal (pp. 1-28). Lisboa: European Academy of Management.
Yerlitas, T., & Bučiūnienė, I. (2022). Antecedents of Human Capital Erosion. In Academy of Management Proceedings (2022, 1, pp. 12835-12835). https://doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2022.12835abstract
Yerlitas, T., & Bučiūnienė, I. (2022). Exploring human capital sustainability and its outcomes. In British Academy of Management Human Resources Management SIG International Symposium, 13-14 June (pp. 118- 120). Tuscany: British Academy of Management.
Škudienė, V., & Bučiūnienė, I. (2020). UPS Lithuania – choose your own salary: PART VI CASE STUDY. In V. Škudienė, J. Li-Yang, & F. Bernhard (Eds.), Innovation Management: perspectives from strategy, product, process and human resources research (pp. 190-195). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781789909814.00025
Žvyrelienė, R., Bučiūnienė, I., Škudienė, V., & Sakalas, A. (2009). Customer retention through supplier-organization-customer relationship marketing. Transformations in Business & Economics, 8(1), 137-151.
Skudiene, V., Buciuniene, I., & Gabrielaityte, U. (2018). Perceived organizational innovativeness and knowledge management: case of global business organizations. In 15th International HRM conference. Conference proceedings (pp. 1-1). Madrid: IHRM Conference.
Bučiūnienė, I., Kazlauskaitė, R., Yerlitas, T., & Kušlys, M. (2024). Working from where? The dynamics of workplaces. In P. Holland, C. Brewster & N. K. Kougiannou (Eds.), Work, Employment and Flexibility (pp. 73–94). Edward Elgar Publishing. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781035309368.00012