Assoc. Prof. Dr. Olga Štangej

Olga Štangej
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Olga Štangej

Associate Professor

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Associate Professor dr. Olga Štangej graduated from ISM University of Management and Economics, where she completed Bachelor (2008), Master (2010), and Doctoral (2016) Programmes.For more than 10 years, she has been simultaneously engaged in research, business, and management teaching, consulting, and practice on an international basis.Her academic research, educational activities, and projects are rooted in management and entrepreneurship, with a specific focus on leadership and family business. She conducts scientific and applied research, with the findings being published in academic journals and books, and shared at scientific conferences and events for practitioners.

Research areas

  • Organizational behavior
  • Leadership
  • Family business

Teaching areas

  • Leadership
  • Organizational resilience
  • Organizational change
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Family business
  • Organizational behavior


Hermannsdottir, A., Štangej, O., & Kristinsson, K. (2018). When being good is not enough: towards contextual education of business leadership ethics. Management: journal of contemporary management issues, 23(2), 1-14.
Kristinsson, K., Minelgaite, I., & Štangej, O. (2022). In the eye of the beholder? Gendered perception of CEOs’ ethical and unethical leadership. Economics and Sociology, 15(4), 21-38.
Minelgaite, I., Edvardsson, I. R., Štangej, O., & Stankevičienė, J. (2019). Sustainable leader identity construction: a follower-centric approach. Transformations in business and economics, 18(2), 21-43.
Minelgaitė, I., Guðmundsdóttir, S., Guðmundsdóttir, Á. E., & Štangej, O. (2018). Demystifying leadership in Iceland: An inquiry into cultural, societal, and entrepreneurial uniqueness. Springer Cham.
Škudienė, V., Auruškevičienė, V., Reardon, J., & Štangej, O. (2011). The effect of emotional intelligence on project outcomes. Transformations in Business and Economics, 10(1), 125-137.
Škudienė, V., Vėželienė, G., & Štangej, O. (2020). Transforming human resource management: innovative e-HRM value creation for multinational companies. In V. Škudienė, J. Li-Yang, & F. Bernhard (Eds.), Innovation Management: perspectives from strategy, product, process and human resources research (pp. 140-166). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.
Štangej, O. (2016). Leader-Member Relationships in the Family Business Context [Doctoral dissertation]. ISM University of Management and Economics
Štangej, O., & Basco, R. (2017). The entrepreneurial role of families in transitional economies: the case of Lithuania. In A. Sauka & A. Chepurenko (Eds.), Entrepreneurship in Transition Economies Diversity, Trends, and Perspectives (pp. 345-365). Cham: Springer.
Štangej, O., & Škudienė, V. (2013). Family business transgenerational continuity in transition economies: towards a conceptual model. Organizations and Markets in Emerging Economies, 4(2(8)), 150-167.
Štangej, O., & Škudienė, V. (2016). The role of familial trust in the leader-member exchange. Organizations and Markets in Emerging Economies, 7(1), 53-73.
Štangej, O., Minelgaite, I., & Leupold, C. (2020). Contouring sustainability: cultural configurations of Nordic firms. Management: journal of sustainable business and management solutions in emerging economies, 25(3), 65-73.
Štangej, O., Minelgaitė, I., Kristinsson, K., & Sigrun Sigurdardottir, M. (2019). Post-migration labor market: prejudice and the role of host country education. Evidence-based HRM, 7(1), 42-55.