Interdisciplinary Management Research XV

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 XV

in Opatija – Croatia, from 16 – 18 May 2019

The conference is taking place for the fifteenth 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 Pforzheim University as organizers, supported by the Croatian Academy of Science and Education.


15/01/2019 – Abstract submission

15/02/2019 – Paper submission

20/03/2019 – Paying the conference fee and on-line registration

16 – 18/05/2019 – Conference



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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.


Committe Chair:
Željko Turkalj, Ph.D., Faculty of Economics in Osijek,

Committee Members:
academician Vlasta Piližota,
academician Brano Markić,
Zoran Jašić, Ph.D., Former Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to the Republic of Austria,
Gordana Deranja, Croatian Employers’ Association,
Luka Burilović, Croatian Chamber of Economy,
Ljubo Jurčić, Ph.D., Croatian Economic Association,
Mladen Vedriš, Ph.D., Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb
Ivan Miloloža, Ph.D., Faculty of dental medicine and health,
Vedrana Jelušić Kašić, EBRD
Thomas Cleff, Ph.D., Pforzheim University, Germany


Dražen Barković, Ph.D., Faculty of Economics in Osijek,
Boris Crnković, Ph.D., Faculty of Economics in Osijek,
Marijana Zekić Sušac, Ph.D., Faculty of Economics in Osijek,
Karl – Heinz Dernoscheg, Ph.D., International Business School Styria, Austria,
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


Jerko Glavaš, Ph.D., Faculty of Economics in Osijek
Aleksandar Erceg, Ph.D., Faculty of Economics in Osijek;


Jerko Glavaš, Ph.D., President
Ivana Barković Bojanić, Ph.D., Vice President
Antun Biloš, Ph.D.
Davorin Turkalj, Ph.D.
Martina Briš Alić, Ph.D.
Nataša Drvenkar, Ph.D.
Aleksandar Erceg, Ph.D.
Ivan Kelić, Ph.D.
Martina Harc, Ph.D.
Jelena Legčević, Ph.D.
Tin Horvatin, mag.oec.
Jelena Franjković, Ph.D. student
Dina Liović, Ph.D. student
Ana Pap, Ph.D. student
Ana Trusić, Ph.D. student
Ivana Unukić, Ph.D. student
Zvonimir Savić, Croatian Chamber of Economy;

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