Dr Katarzyna Zdunczyk
Dr Katarzyna Zdunczyk joined Surrey Business School in 2017 as a member of the Senior Management Team responsible for international relations, partnerships and programmes. Katarzyna is an experienced academic leader, having previously held responsibility for MA, MBA, and DBA programme portfolios at Newcastle University Business School. Prior to joining academia, Katarzyna worked as a management consultant advising multinational corporations investing in Poland during the transition period from centrally-planned to market economy.
Katarzyna holds a PhD in Organisation Studies from Newcastle University and has also been awarded a MEd in English Philology from Gdansk University, a MBA degree from Warsaw University of Technology, and a MA in Business Research Methods from Durham University.
Her teaching expertise is in the area of organization studies, strategy, and management consulting. She specializes in teaching MBA and Executive Education courses that create opportunities for applying imaginative and rigorous academic thinking to relevant practical problems and situations, e.g. through applied research, immersion, and consulting projects. Her research interests include the study of power and change in institutional fields and practice-based studies of knowledge and learning.