The University of Maribor is the second biggest and the second oldest university in Slovenia. Around 14 000 students study at the University of Maribor on overall seventeen faculties, which offer undergraduate and postgraduate study programmes. The Faculty of Organizational Sciences (FOS) – a founding member, has been involved in research and education about the organizational now for 60 years. Our collaboration with the partner universities, companies, the public sector and organizations in the region and beyond means that we strive to be a sustainable and socially responsible Faculty. Research area of FOS covers complex dynamic management systems, covering aspects from human resources, information systems, business processes and general management. Research is organized through the Institute of Organization and Management, consisting also of several laboratories. All are involved in research projects, prototyping, consulting, education and training at national and international level. University of Maribor has participated in numerous EU (FP V, FP VI, FP VII, H2020, Erasmus +, etc.), regional and national projects.

Dr. Damjan Maletič

Damjan Maletič is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Maribor (FOS). He is also a Vice dean for research activities at FOS, a member of Slovenian Maintenance Society (DVS), a member of working group for asset management at DVS, a member of the European Asset Management Committee (EAMC EFNMS), a member of technical committee SIST/TC VZD Maintenance and asset management at Slovenian institute for standardization. Recently he became a member of International Society of Engineering Asset Management – ISEAM. His research activities are mainly devoted to the fields of physical asset management, maintenance and quality management. Currently one main area of his research has focused on studying the relationship between physical asset management practices and organizational performance (in terms of sustainability and operational performance).

Dr. Matjaž Maletič

Matjaž Maletič is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Maribor (FOV). His main research interests focus on understanding the phenomenon of organizational ambidexterity, especially from the perspective of the exploitation exploration paradigm, corporate sustainability, quality management, and organizational performance.