Xhimi Hysa

Associate Professor of Management


Planning & Management


Prof. Assoc. Dr. Xhimi HYSA is Professor of Business Management at POLIS Business School (PBS). Prof. Hysa has over 15 years of academic experience at the national and international level. He has taught at “La Sapienza” University, LUISS Business School, Hochschule Mainz School of Business, EPOKA University and the University of Tirana, among others. Prof. Hysa is recognized as one of the academic pioneers in Eastern Europe for the social business movement. Along with the Nobel Prize, Prof. Muhammad Yunus, he co-founded in Albania the Yunus Research Center for Social Business, the first of its kind in all of Eastern Europe. Prof. Hysa is also an entrepreneur and business consultant. Among the organizations advised by Professor Hysa are the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Ministry of Education and Sports in Albania.


Calabrese, M., Suparaku, S., Santovito, S., & Hysa, X. (2023). Preventing and developmental factors of sustainability in healthcare organisations from the perspective of decision makers: an exploratory factor analysis. BMC Health Services Research, 23(797), 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-023-09689-w  SJR Q1; Classe/Fascia “A”

Hysa, X., Carrubbo, L., Iandolo, F., Megaro, A., & Baldi, G. (2023). Service innovation insights in the grocery retail service ecosystem. International Journal of Services and Standards13(3/4), 221-243. https://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJSS.2023.132793 SJR Q4

Hysa, X. (2023). Research as a decision-making process: a viable systems’ perspective. Forum A + P, Vol. 24. POLIS University.

Cela, S., Hysa, X., Duman, T., & Zenelaj, B. (2022). Regional branding of Western Balkans through sustainable tourism. Enlightening Tourism. A Pathmaking Journal, 12(2), 521-564. https://doi.org/10.33776/et.v12i2.7079   

Dezi, L., Hysa, X., Calabrese, M., & Mercuri, F. (2022). Open Total Quality Management in the Circular Economy Age: A Social Enterprise Perspective through the Case of Patagonia. Total Quality Management & Business Excellence, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1080/14783363.2022.2051698 ABS 2; Classe/Fascia “A”

Hysa, X. and Themeli, A. (2022). Interorganizational coworking: attenuating complexity, enhancing resilience and fostering open innovation and knowledge cocreation. Transforming Government: People, Process and Policy, 16(2), 244-257. https://doi.org/10.1108/TG-07-2021-0117 ABS 2