Management Team


University of Ljubljana

Faculty of Economics, Department for Management and Organization

Katarina Katja Mihelič


Katarina Katja Mihelič is Associate Professor of Management and Organization at the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana. She teaches courses related to human interaction and behavior in organizations. Her research interests lie in the area of work-family intersections, ethical behaviour, managing talent and high achievers. Her research has been published in Journal of Business Ethics, Personnel Review, Business Ethics: A European Review, and Creativity Research Journal, among others. In academic work and work with organizations she is committed to exploring individual and organizational characteristics that facilitate work engagement, thriving and consequently lead to meaningful lives.

Fields of interests

Work-family conflict/enrichment, ethical behaviour, talent management, proactive behaviors, job demands, practices, high achievers, Millennial’s individual’s characteristics, attitudes and intentions

Proposition of common research in GETM3

The psychological contract and expectations of employers’ vis-à-vis young talents with an emphasis on job demands and resources

Employers’ expectations about competences of the future

Best practices in managing talent globally and particularities in transition countries.

Important Publication

  • Full bibliography is available on Researchgate
  • Recent scientific papers (SSCI)
  • MIHELIČ, Katarina Katja, ALEKSIĆ Darija. Dear Employer, Let Me Introduce Myself” – Flow, Satisfaction with Work–Life Balance and Millennials’ Creativity. Creativity Research Journal, ISSN 1040-0419, 2017, vol. 29, iss. 4, 397-408, DOI:10.1080/10400419.2017.1376503
  • ALEKSIĆ, Darija, MIHELIČ, Katarina Katja, ČERNE, Matej, ŠKERLAVAJ, Miha. Interactive effects of perceived time pressure, work-family balance satisfaction (SWFB), and leader-member exchange (LMX) on creativity. Personnel review, ISSN 0048-3486, 2017, vol.46, iss. 3, 667-679, doi: 10.1108/PR-04-2015-0085.
  • CULIBERG, Barbara, MIHELIČ, Katarina Katja. Three ethical frames of reference: insights into Millennials’ ethical judgements and intentions in the workplace. Business ethics, ISSN 0962-8770, 2016, vol. 25, iss. 1, 94-111, doi: 10.1111/beer.12106.
  • SITAR, Aleša Saša, ČERNE, Matej, ALEKSIĆ, Darija, MIHELIČ, Katarina Katja. Individual learning styles and creativity. Creativity research journal, ISSN 1040-0419, 2016, vol. 28, iss. 3, 334-341, doi: 10.1080/10400419.2016.1195651.
  • CULIBERG, Barbara, MIHELIČ, Katarina Katja. The evolution of whistleblowing studies : a critical review and research agenda. Journal of business ethics, ISSN 0167-4544, [in press] 2016, doi: 10.1007/s10551-016-3237-0.
  • JURIŠEVIČ-BRČIĆ, Živa, MIHELIČ, Katarina Katja. Knowledge sharing between different generations of employees : an example from Slovenia. Ekonomska istraživanja, ISSN 1331-677X, 2015, vol. 28, iss. 1, 853-867, doi: 10.1080/1331677X.2015.1092308.
  • MIHELIČ, Katarina Katja. Commitment to life roles and work-family conflict among managers in a post-socialist country. Career development international, ISSN 1362-0436, 2014, vol. 19, iss. 2, 204-221, doi: 10.1108/CDI-11-2012-0116.
  • MIHELIČ, Katarina Katja, CULIBERG, Barbara. Turning a blind eye : a study of peer reporting in a business school setting. Ethics & behavior, ISSN 1050-8422, 2014, vol. 24, no. 5, 364-381, doi: 10.1080/10508422.2013.854170.