Prof. dr. Danica Purg,
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Prof. dr. Danica Purg je predsednica Dekanja in predsednica IEDC-Poslovne šole Bled, ki se je pod njenim vodstvom razvila v prepoznano, mednarodno uveljavljeno šolo, ki se enakovredno postavlja ob bok vrhunskim poslovnim šolam. Doslej jo je obiskalo več kot 73.000 slušateljev iz 78-tih različnih držav. V letu 2015 ji je Združenje Manager podelilo tudi priznanje za življenjsko delo na področju managementa. Letos predseduje odboru Združenih narodov za odgovorno poslovno izobraževanje, ki združuje skoraj 500 poslovnih šol in univerz iz 80 držav.
Professor Danica Purg is the President of the IEDC-Bled School of Management, Slovenia, and the President of CEEMAN, the international association for management development in dynamic societies, which brings together 210 management development institutions from 54 countries. She is also leading the European Leadership Centre (ELC).
Prof.Purg is professor of leadership and effective management at the IEDC-Bled School of Management. Her special field of interest is looking for inspirations for managers from art and other professions. In 2010 prof. Purg received the 2010 International Educator of the Year Award by the Academy of International Business (AIB) for her outstanding achievements in international business education. In 2013 Prof. Danica Purg was nominated Chair of PRME (Principles of Responsible Management Education) Steering Committee, the initiative started by UN Global Compact. Prof. Purg is also member of several international advisory boards of well-known business schools, member of European Cultural Parliament (ECP) and President of UN Global Compact Slovenia.
She authored and co-authored several books and numerous articles on leadership issues. In 2004 she edited and jointly wrote with professors Lynn Isabella, Pierre Casse, Paul Claudel and Arnold Walravens the bookLeaders and Teams – The Winning Partnership. In 2013 Prof. Purg was the editor of the book Hidden Champions in CEE and Turkey; Carving out a Global Niche (Springer, 2013). She is a frequent guest speaker at European and American universities and international conferences.