Interdisciplinary Management Research XIII

We are pleased to invite you to present your current research, as well as new theoretical and practical insights at our

International Conference

Interdisciplinary Management Research XIV

in Opatija – Croatia, from 18 – 20 May 2018

The conference is taking place for the fourteenth consecutive year, and is the result of cooperation between Josip Juraj Strossmayer University in Osijek, Faculty of Economics in Osijek – Postgraduate Studies of Management, and the University of Applied Sciences, Hochschule Pforzheim as organizers, supported by the Croatian Ministry of Science and Education.

Partner institutions participating in the conference are the following:

University of Antwerpen – Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence

University of Augsburg, Faculty of Business Administration and Economics

University of Maribor, Faculty of Economics and Business

University of Pécs, Faculty of Business and Economics


15.02.2018. – Abstract submission

15.03.2018. – Paper submission

31.03.2018. – Paying the conference fee and on-line registration

19. – 21.05.2018. – Conference



The Conference covers the following areas of interest:

  1. Management
    General Management
    Operations Management
    Project Management
    Resource Management
    Finance Management
    Marketing Management
    Contract Management
    Strategy Management
    Performance Management
    Human Resource Management
    Knowledge Management
    Performance Management
    Enterprise Decision Management
    Information Technology Management – Geographic Information System (GIS)
    Manager Tools
  2. General Economics
  3. Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
  4. International Economics
  5. Financial Economics
  6. Public Economics
  7. Health, Education, and Welfare
  8. Law and Economics
  9. Economic Systems
  10. Industrial Organization
  11. Business Administration and Business Economics
  12. Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth
  13. Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics
  14. Miscellaneous Categories


  • to inaugurate new management models and insights
  • to bring together leading representatives of research and business communities and engage them in proactive cooperation
  • to work at resolving important management issues in all economic areas through an interdisciplinary approach
  • to encourage networking, exchange of experience and international cooperation between researchers
  • to involve young researchers and present their work to a wider audience.


Dražen Barković, Ph.D., Faculty of Economics in Osijek, Croatia
Karl – Heinz Dernoscheg, Ph.D., International Business School Styria, Austria
Maja Lamza – Maronić, Ph.D., Faculty of Economics in Osijek, Croatia
Branko Matić, Ph.D., Faculty of Economics in Osijek, Croatia
Norbert Pap, Ph.D., University of Pecs, Hungary
Bodo Runzheimer, Ph.D., Pforzheim University, Business School, Germany
Dirk Wentzel, Ph.D., Hochschule Pforzheim University, Germany

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