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Martin Vaculík is a professor of social and work psychology at the Department of Psychology, IRTIS researcher and supervisor of doctoral studies at the Department of Social Policy and Social Work, Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University. Martin focuses on the application of psychology to the workplace. He specializes in research on factors influencing work performance. He is the author of the original competency model, which allows to identify good leaders before they become them. Martin was the principal investigator of a project on the sources of psychological capital. One of the major results of this project is the identification of the importance of social support and the quality of relationships with parents and peers in adolescence for the development of psychological capital. He is also the co-author of the method for measuring psychological capital CPC12-R. His current research focuses on factors that support recovery, the impact of ICT use after working hours on recovery strength and recovery protective factors.

Martin enjoys polar expeditions (Greenland, Svalbard), climbing very high peaks (the current highest altitude he has reached on his own feet is 6581 m), and adventurous road trips (Alaska – 5000 miles, Canada – 9000 miles, USA – countless miles, Peru – 4000 miles). He would like to climb Peak Lenin, cross the Greenland glacier from East to West and undertake a polar expedition in Antarctica.

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prof. PhDr. Martin Vaculík, Ph.D

ORCID: 0000-0001-8901-5855
ResearcherID: A-9190-2018
Google Scholar: Martin Vaculík

Research interests
  • job performance
  • ICT use
  • recovery
  • psychological capital
  • gamification

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