Prof. Dorota Dobija is professor at the Department of Accounting at Kozminski University, Poland. She serves as a PhD program director and head of the Department of Accounting.She is an expert in economics, finance, and accounting. She is a certified accountant, business coach, and scholarship recipient of the Polish–U.S. Fulbright Commission.
She worked as a Visiting Professor in many universities in the USA and Europe. She coordinated many Polish and international research projects in the field of corporate governance and financial and non-financial reporting. She won numerous scientific awards and honorable mentions, and she authored many works in the field of accounting, finances, management of intellectual capital in corporate governance, and corporate social responsibility.
Since 2017, Professor Dobija has been the Vice-President of the European Academy of Management EURAM. Moreover, she is a member of supervisory boards of institutions from the financial industry.
In terms of accounting, she is interested in the impact of financial and non-financial information on the valuation of securities, but also in issues located on the borderline of corporate governance, financial reporting, and financial auditing. In terms of corporate governance, her interests particularly concern the issues of boards of directors’ diversity (management and supervisory boards, including audit committees).
She studied the phenomenon of diversity in the composition of supervisory boards and audit committees. Professor Dobija is particularly interested in whether the diversity of supervisory boards (or audit committees), including the participation of women, influences the effectiveness of enterprises in terms of financial outcome, the quality of financial and non-financial reporting, and corporate social responsibility. Moreover, her studies focus on the influence of stakeholders on results and financial and non-financial disclosures of organizations.
She is a renowned expert in the field of intellectual and innovative capital management in organizations. In particular, she builds systems for measuring and reporting intellectual capital. As a long-time practitioner managing intellectual capital in higher education, she currently researches performance evaluation systems, i.e. how various endogenous and exogenous factors influence the inner development of scientific research effectiveness evaluation systems.