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9th International Conference
 

 

“An Enterprise Odyssey:
Managing Change to Achieve Quality Development

Hosted by: Faculty of Economics and Business 

University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia

May 23-26, 2018
Faculty of Economics & Business
University of Zagreb
Zagreb, Croatia

Call for Papers

Paper Submission

Conference Registration

For Reviewers

Pre-Conference Ph.D. Workshop

 

Instructions for authors (.doc)

 

Topics of interest

 

Keynote speakers

 

Program Committee

 

 

Conference proceedings 

 

 

Important Deadlines

 

Registration Fee

 

Correspodence

 

Useful links

 

Travel information

 

About Croatia


 

Optional Excursion to Opatija

http://visitopatija.com/en/

 

 

 

   
 

Change management is a structured approach for ensuring that changes are thoroughly and smoothly implemented, and that the lasting benefits of change are achieved. Quality development is considered to be one of the most important change management achievements in organizations as well as in national economies. Essential for quality development is quality assurance, using a continuous quality improvement cycle of monitoring performance against goals and working for improvement. The subject of the conference is focused on the potentials of companies and countries to manage quality development in the most efficient and effective ways. 

Special emphasis is placed on the following topics in business and economic studies:
 
 
  Topics of interest  
 
· Change management 
· Corporate governance
· Crisis management
· Transparency, ethics in business and policy making
· Leadership
· Quality management assurance & control
· HRM
· SME & entrepreneurship
· Social decision making and responsibility
· Strategy & competitive advantage
· Digital transformation and digital economy
· Game-changers in business: IoT, AI, VR, AR and similar 
· IT governance, IT/Business Strategic Alignment and e-Business 
· Industrial revolution 4.0
· Financial reporting, controlling and audit
· From bureaucratic to network organizations
· Managing quality in higher education
· The role of international accreditations in education
· Education and lifelong learning
· Marketing management
· Tourism management and development
· R&D and innovation
· Financial markets and institutions
· Fiscal and monetary policy
· Environmental, resource, regulatory and  energy economics
· Poverty, distribution of income and unemployment
. Papers on other relevant issues are also welcome

 

 
English is the official language of the Conference

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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  Keynote Speakers  
     
  Professor Ulrich Hommel
EBS Business School, Germany
 
     
  Professor Mark C. Strazicich
Appalachian State University, USA
 
 
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  Conference Proceedings  
 
 

All final papers will be double blind refereed.  

Extended abstracts will be published in the Conference Proceedings. CD-ROM with full papers will be distributed among the participants at the Conference (both infer an ISBN reference and are indexed/referenced in EBSCO, EconLit and ProQuest). 

Full papers presented at the conference will be available through RePEc

Selected papers will be considered for publication in a separate volume of journals Acta Turistica and Zagreb International Review of Economics and Business (ZIREB).

Indexing/abstracting: EconLit, ProQuest, EBSCO 

 
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  Important Deadlines  
 
 

Abstract submission (max 500 words): October 30, 2017

Abstract submission - deadline extension: November 19, 2017
 

Feedback from the Organizing Committee: December 1, 2017

 

Final paper submission (approx. 5000 words): February 15, 2018

 

Final paper acceptance notification: March 31, 2018

 
 
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  Submission Format  
     
 

All final papers should be submitted in English (instructions for authors), carefully checked for correct grammar and spelling.

 
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  Registration fee  
     
   

Before April 07, 2018:  € 350 (VAT included)

After April 07, 2018:  € 390 (VAT included)
Accompanying person €150 (this is not applicable to co-authors)

Please note:
All bank transaction costs are to be paid by the author.

Registration fee covers:

  • Conference proceedings (backpack with book of abstracts and CD with full papers)
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Refreshments during breaks
  • Conference lunches (Thursday, Friday)
  • Conference gala dinner

 *Beneficiary: Ekonomski fakultet Zagreb

Payments (in ) to be made to the following account number:

S.W.I.F.T: ZABAHR2X
held with ZAGREBAČKA BANKA – ZAGREB, CROATIA

 IBAN HR0723600001101351242

*we kindly ask you to put N.6001 in your payment description

 

 

Payments (in HRK) to be made to the following account number:

2360000-1101351242

 
 
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  Correspodence  
 
 

Organizing Committee

 

9h International Conference

 

“An Enterprise Odyssey:
Managing Change to Achieve Quality Development

Faculty of Economics & Business 
University of Zagreb
J. F. Kennedy Square 6, 10000 Zagreb
Croatia
 

Phone: ++ 385 1 238 3237

Fax: ++ 385 1 233 5633
   
E-mail:  odyssey@net.efzg.hr  Web: www.efzg.hr/odyssey
 

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