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Dr Nadja Damij

Senior lecturer

Department: Newcastle Business School

Before joining NBS, Dr. Nadja Damij worked at the Faculty of Information Studies in Novo mesto (Slovenia, EU) as Vice-dean for education (2008-2012), Vice-dean for research (2012-2014) and Dean (2014-2016).

With these roles Nadja gained valuable experiences in leadership, conducting and implementing strategic planning, developing, administrating, and promoting of academic programs and academic support functions, among others.  Nadja has substantial experiences in teamwork and project management. Since 2012 she acted as a principal investigator on 8 small and large projects, funded from different sources (EU, national government as well as business) in a total amount of 3,760,000.00 EUR. With her focus towards academic project management and consultancy, she has since 2013 consulted over 12 Slovenian SME’s in the field of business process management and improvement with the total amount of generated revenue 390,000.00 EUR. Nadja's publication record includes more than 30 published works comprising of peer-reviewed journal papers (7 of them in journals with Impact Factor from 0.8 to 3.2), a book published by Springer, book chapters, and conference papers.

Campus Address

CCE1, room 405


PhD, MPhil, MSc, BSc

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

Her research interests are focused on original, theoretically robust, conceptually-driven and interdisciplinary work in new areas of Business Process Management (BPM) and Information Systems; specifically, in the field of healthcare processes in hospitals, as well as on processes in companies or governmental organisations. Additionally, she researches the areas of business processes management, business model innovation, managing information systems, project management and knowledge management.

Key Publications

AGREŽ, Jernej, DAMIJ, Nadja. Knowledge dynamics in a state of emergency : a case study. V: RONČEVIĆ, Borut (ur.), TOMŠIČ, Matevž (ur.). Information society and its manifestations : economy, politics, culture. 2017, Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.

MODIC, Dolores, DAMIJ, Nadja. "Own-it": managing intellectual property processes via the activity table in creative industries. V: LUGMAYR, Artur (ur.), et al. Information systems and management in media and entertainment industries, (International Series on Computer Entertainment and Media Technology, 2364-947X). 2016, Springer. 

DAMIJ, Nadja, BOSKOSKI, Pavle, BOHANEC, Marko, MILEVA BOSHKOSKA, Biljana. Ranking of business process simulation tools with DEX/QQ hierarchical decision model. PLOS ONE, 2016. IF: 3,2

MILEVA-BOSHKOSKA, Biljana, DAMIJ, Talib, JELENC, Franc, DAMIJ, Nadja. Abdominal surgery process modeling framework for simulation using spreadsheets. Computer methods and programs in biomedicine, 2015, vol. 21, iss. 1, pp. 1-13. IF: 1,9

DAMIJ, Nadja, LEVNAJIC, Zoran, REJEC SKRT, Vesna, SUKLAN, Jana. What motivates us for work?, Intricate web of factors beyond money and prestige. PLOS ONE, 2015, vol. 10, no. 7, pp. 1-13. IF: 3,2

TASEVSKA, Frosina, DAMIJ, Talib, DAMIJ, Nadja. Project planning practices based on enterprise resource planning systems in small and medium enterprises - a case study from the Republic of Macedonia. International journal of project management, 2014, vol. 32, iss. 3, pp. 529-538. IF: 2,4

DAMIJ, Nadja and DAMIJ, Talib. Process Management: A Multi-disciplinary Guide to Theory, Modeling and Methodology. Springer, 2014, ISBN-10:3642366384, ISBN-13:978-3642366383.  

PGR Supervision

Nadja has experience in thesis supervision; since 2008 she has been supervising 6 Ph.D. students (3 awarded supervisions, 3 on-going), 23 post-graduate students and 31 under-graduate students.


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