Lenka Klimplová

Personlig presentation av Lenka Klimplová

Senior Lecturer Business Administration and Management
Business Administration School of Culture and Society

I teach and research in the management and leadership field. I am also very interested in pedagogical issues and research, and drive these issues in the School's Education Committee.

Background

I come from the Czech Republic where I did my university studies. I studied sociology together with media studies and journalism at the Bachelor level and sociology at the Master level at Masaryk University, Brno. I disputated at the subject Social Policy and Social Work with dissertation Employers and Worksforce Skills focused on employers' decision-making about workforce skills. 

I came to Falun in 2006 for an internship at the Public Employment Service, and then I studied as Erasmus student one-year Master programme in European Political Sociology at Dalarna University.

In 2008 I started to work at Dalarna University as a guest lecturer and then as a university lecturer. Since 2013 I am employed as a senior lecturer in Business Administration and Management.

I was responsible for the Master Program in Business Administration with an International Focus for 6 years. In the years 2019–2020, I was also a subject representative for business administration. In 2017 I was elected to the Faculty Board for Social Sciences (ONSAM) and in 2018–2020 I was ONSAM's vice chairperson and in 2021 chairperson.

Teaching

I have taught, among other things, organizational theory, leadership and organizational behavior, knowledge management, business strategy and scientific methods courses.

I supervise and examine degree projects at an advanced level.

Programme Director

Course Coordinator

Research

My previous research focused on employers' decision-making and "matching" in the labor market. In the years 2012–2014, I was a manager for the international project “Active Matching: Strategic Support of Labor Market Counseling” at Masaryk University, Czech Republic, where I was employed for 12 years as a research assistant / researcher.

The latest research application is about e-leadership.

I am also very interested in educational/pedagogical research and have published conference papers and book chapters on "flipped classroom" and students' active engagement.

Publications