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Associate Professor Robert Zajkowski

Associate Professor Robert Zajkowski
Associate Professor
Associate Professor, Lecturer
Telephone number
+48 81 537 52 51
E-mail address
Office hours during the summer semester:

Monday 9:00 - 9:30 a.m. (on-site, room 707)
Tuesday: 1:15 - 2:45 p.m. (remote, MS Teams access code: 5n5ue55)

Room 707


pl. Marii Curie-Skłodowskiej 5
20-031 Lublin

Personal information

Robert Zajkowski is University Professor in the Department of Banking and Financial Markets, Faculty of Economics at Maria Sklodowska-Curie University in Lublin. His main research interests are Family Businesses, Corporate Finance and Governance, VBM, Business Creation Processes, Optimization of Managerial decisions in companies and implementation of qualitative and quantitative research methods. Prof. Zajkowski is the author of over 60 scientific publications, including foreign publications and both individual and co-editor works. He was involved in seven research projects and currently he is applying for two next research projects in cooperation with partners from Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria. Prof. Robert Zajkowski holds the positions of Expert of the Regional Court, Expert of the Polish Academy of Sciences Foundation. He is also a co-operator of a few other non-governmental organizations. Since 2009, prof. Robert Zajkowski has been the Finance Expert of the Marshal Office of the Lubelskie Voivodship in Lublin and participates in processes of EU subsidy application appraisals. Prof. Robert Zajkowski is additionally originator and member of Family Business Research Network (FaBeRNET) that is association of family business researchers in Poland. 

Scientific Activity

Publications (since 2018)

Domańska, A., & Zajkowski, R. (2022). Barriers to gaining support: a prospect of entrepreneurial activity of family and non-family firms in Poland. Equilibrium. Quarterly Journal of Economics and Economic Policy, 17(1), 191–224.

Domańska, A., Więcek-Janka, E., & Zajkowski, R. (2022). Implementing Sustainable Development Concept: A Typology of Family Firms in Poland.Sustainability, 17(7), 4302.

Zajkowski, R., Safin, K., & Stańczyk, E. (2022). The success factors of family and non-family firms: Similarities and differences. Entrepreneurial Business and Economics Review, 10(3), 51-72.

Safin, K., Zajkowski, R. (red.). (2021). Przedsiębiorstwa rodzinne w Polsce. Stan i perspektywy rozwoju. C.H. Beck

Zajkowski, R. (2021). Przedsiębiorstwa rodzinne jako przedmiot badań. W: K. Safin, R. Zajkowski, R. (red.). Przedsiębiorstwa rodzinne w Polsce. Stan i perspektywy rozwoju (s. 15-36). C.H. Beck.

Zajkowski, R., & Żukowska, B. (2021). Unique Goals of Family Businesses and Their Absorption of Finance Instruments in the Financialization Era. Studia Humana10(2), 31-40.

Żukowska, B.A., Martyniuk, O.A. & Zajkowski, R. (2021), Mobilisation of survivability capital – family firm response to the coronavirus crisis. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research, 27(9), 48-81.

Zajkowski, R., & Żukowska, B. (2020). Family businesses during the COVID-19 crisis–evidence from Poland. Annales Universitatis Mariae Curie-Skłodowska, sectio H–Oeconomia54(3), 101-116.

Domańska, A, Zajkowski, R., Żukowska, B. (2019). Sustainable Development versus Gender Gap –Do Women Matter? Problemy Ekorozwoju - Problems of Sustainable Development, 14(2), 129-142

Randolph, R. V., Alexander, B. N., Debicki, B. J., & Zajkowski, R. (2019). Untangling non-economic objectives in family & non-family SMEs: A goal systems approach. Journal of Business Research98, 317-327.

Zajkowski, R. & Domańska, A. (2019). The Directions of Interrelations Between the Company’s Performance and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Activities. Folia Oeconomica Acta Universitatis Lodziensis, 4(343), DOI:

Zajkowski, R., & Domańska, A. (2019). Differences in perception of regional pro-entrepreneurial policy: does obtaining support change a prospect?. Oeconomia Copernicana10(2), 359-384.

Zajkowski, R., Domańska, A., & Żukowska, B. (2019). Generational Shadow in Polish Family Firms - May Second Generation Change Anything?, In: European Financial Systems 2019. Proceedings of the 16th International Scientific Conference, Brno: Masaryk University, 2019, pp. 642-649

Żukowska, B. A., Domańska, A., & Zajkowski, R. (2019). Desirable Features of a Successful Entrepreneur: The Perspective of Family and Non-Family Firms. Annales Universitatis Mariae Curie-Skłodowska, sectio H–Oeconomia52(6), 141-151.

Żukowska, B., Domańska, A., & Zajkowski, R. (2019). Internationalization in Enterprises from Lubelskie Region (Poland)–Does the Distance Matter?. Journal of Research in Business4(1), 46-54.

Domańska, A., & Zajkowski, R. (2018). Influence of State Participation on Business Conditions and Entrepreneurship in The Eu Countries of The Former Eastern Bloc. e-Finanse14(2), 9,101-108.

Domańska, A., Żukowska, B., & Zajkowski, R. (2018). Green entrepreneurship as a connector among social, environmental and economic pillars of sustainable development. Why some countries are more agile?. Problemy Ekorozwoju - Problems of Sustainable Development13(2), 67-76

Domańska, A., Żukowska, B., & Zajkowski, R. (2018). Importance of Individual Characteristics of Entrepreneurs and Perception of Factors Determining the Start-Up of a Business in the Lubelskie Voivodship. Barometr Regionalny. Analizy i prognozy, 3(53), 101-108

Zajkowski, R. (2018). A Mediatory Role of Finance Education in Perception of Chosen Economic Aspects in Family and Non-Family Firms. Research Papers of the Wroclaw University of Economics/Prace Naukowe Uniwersytetu Ekonomicznego we Wroclawiu, (519), 184-194

Zajkowski, R. (2018). Cele działalności przedsiębiorstw rodzinnych a wybrane determinanty polityki dywidendy. Zarządzanie i Finanse16(2), 267-278

Zajkowski, R. (2018). Transfery władzy, własności i wartości w przedsiębiorstwach rodzinnych: efekt drugiego pokolenia. C.H. Beck

Zajkowski, R., Domańska, A., & Żukowska, B. (2018). The Impact of the Family on the Operational Planning System in Polish Medium and Large Family Businesses. Przedsiębiorczość i Zarządzanie19(9, part 3) 345-360.

Żukowska, B. A., Domańska, A., & Zajkowski, R. (2018). Pożądane cechy przedsiębiorcy–perspektywa firm rodzinnych i nierodzinnych. Annales Universitatis Mariae Curie-Skłodowska, sectio H–Oeconomia52(6), 141-151.