Researcher, lecturer and consultant in management and organization
Tomaž Čater was born on 5 June 1976 in Brežice, Slovenia. He received his bachelor, master and doctoral degrees in 1998, 2000 and 2003, all in the field of management and organization from the School of Economics and Business University of Ljubljana. He has been employed at the same faculty since 1998, initially as an assistant, then as an assistant professor and associate professor, and from 2014 as a full professor of management. His past and present positions at the faculty include head of Distance Education, head of the Department of Management and Organization, and head of the Master Program in Sport Management. External to the faculty he was a member of the management board of the European Academy of Management (EURAM) and the president of the Slovenian Academy of Management (SAM). His main fields of research, teaching and consulting are competitive advantages of firms, strategic management, corporate social and environmental responsibility, and sport management. He has also worked as a visiting professor at universities in Indiana (USA), Chemnitz and Regensburg (Germany), and Dubai (UAE), among others. He is the author or co-author of 66 scientific articles in journals, including the award-winning article in the prestigious journal Organizational Research Methods. As an advisor he has also consulted numerous companies such as Domel, Elan, Elektro Gorenjska, Petrol, Voka Snaga, Zavarovalnica Triglav and many others.