International May Conference on Strategic Management – IMKSM 2017

International May Conference on Strategic Management (MKSM) is a leading international conference in the field of general management. This conference is organized by Management Department of Technical Faculty in Bor, University of Belgrade. This is a 13th year of the conference.

 IMKSM2017, will be organized on 19 to 21th of May 2017. The conference will be organized in the city of Bor. This will be the 13th year  of our conference.


In frame of the IMKS2017, round table panel discussion will be organised, with the topic: „Practical approaches to Natural Resource Management for sustainable regional development.“

The following topics will be covered in this round-table:

  • Environmental management
  • Green Economy
  • Eco-tourism
  • Eco-entrepreneurship
  • Forest management
  • Tourism and Hospitality management
  • Material flow management
Ebsco Host - IMKSM2015

Ebsco Host – IMKSM2016

International May Conference on Strategic Management – IMKSM  is accepted in the EBSCO Host base. Accordingly all papers published in the books of proceedings, starting with the IMKSM2014 conference, are included in the Ebsco Host Data Base

koriceSelected papers from the conference will be published in Serbian Journal of Management – SJM an international journal for theory and practice of Management science.  Serbian Journal of Management is covered by SCOPUS and EBSCO.

Also, there is possibility to publish selected manuscripts of the conference in the journal The Acta Oeconomica Universitatis Selye  , which is indexed in ERIH PLUS base.




Official Program of the IMKSM2017 conference is now available here: Program_IMKSM17

Book of abstracts of the IMKSM2017 is now available here: Zbornik apstrakta_IMKSM17

Detailed announcement for the IMKSM2017 is available here:IMKSM17 third announcement


Plenary Lectures for the IMKSM2017 are:

IMKSM photo JKangas

dr Jyrki Kangas

Prof. dr Jyrki Kangas, Professor of Forest Bioeconomy at the University of Eastern Finland. He has published more than 300 writings, of which more than 80 are peer-reviewed publications. Together with his colleagues he has written a textbook “Decision Support for Forest Management”, and edited a textbook “The Analytic Hierarchy Process in Natural Resource and Environmental Decision Making”. Kangas has been awarded the Scientific Achievement Award by the International Union of Forest Research Organisations, and, e.g., the OR Person of the Year by the Finnish Operations Research Society, Golden Medal of the Forest Management Club of the Finnish Society of Forest Science, and Golden Medal of Land Survey. His short CV is available here: IMKSM-Biography-JKangas . Professor Kangas presented the research work on the subject: „Experiences on the use of MCDA methods in management of State-owned lands in Finland“.

Еlena Kalugina

Elena Kalugina is director of Career Development Center at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA), Moscow, Russia ( Graduate of the Moscow State Linguistic University, Elena Kalugina has over 15 years experience in managerial positions. Before joining the RANEPA in 2015 she worked  as Director of Center for Continuing Education of Institute of  International Social-Humanitarian Relations, Moscow. Elena Kalugina is an expert of Russian Federal Agency for Youth Affairs in youth social enterprenuership. In 2016 she initialized and managed more than 20 student project teams tackling corporate social responsibility issues. She organizes the annual RANEPA Students’ Career Forum, an event hosting over 2000 participants and visitors ( Her main research interests are responsible management practices; different approaches to responsibility in organizations, such as corporate social responsibility, social entrepreneurship, or corporate citizenship and forming competences of responsible business practices in students. At IMKSM2017 conference, Elena Kalugina will present her research on the topic: “Forming competences of socially responsible management as a significant driver for professional development

Plenary lecturer of IMKSM2017

Dr Nenad Milijić

dr Nenad Milijić is assistant professor at Engineering Management Department of Technical faculty in Bor, University of Belgrade. His main research interests are Project Management, Manufacturing management and optimization. At IMKSM2017 conference, dr Milijić will present his research work on the topic: „Analysis of the work safety factors in production companies, as important segment of their strategic development“.



Prof. dr Teppo Hujala

Prof. dr Teppo Hujala, is professor of forest bioeconomy foresight at University of Eastern Finland, School of Forest Sciences (Joensuu, Finland). Professor Hujala is author of  56 peer-reviewed scientific publications; co-editor of 7 scientific monographs; 37 publications to professional communities and 68 publications and newsletter articles to the general public. His key expertise fields are: action research, co-creation, digitalization, family forest owners, foresight, forest bioeconomy, multicriteria analysis, multi-level governance, policy analysis, qualitative research and service research. CV of professor Hujala is available here: CV_thujala_short_Jan2017. At IMKSM2017 conference, professor Hujala will present his research on the topic: „Participation rationales in environmental management„.


Conference topics are:

  • Strategic management
  • General management
  • Industrial and facility management
  • Material flow management
  • Environmental management
  • Management methods
  • Project management
  • Operational systems and technology
  • Quality management
  • Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Production management
  • Production systems management
  • Financial management
  • Management informational systems
  • Management informational technologies
  • Maintenance management
  • Management in practice
  • Healthcare and Sport management
  • Risk management
  • Tourism and Hospitality management
  • Agricultural and Forestry management
  • Special applications of management methods


Scientific Board (SB) of the Conference:

Prof. dr Živan Živković, University of Belgrade, Technical faculty in Bor, president of the SB.

Prof. dr Ivan Mihajlović, University of Belgrade, Technical faculty in Bor, vice-president of the SB.

Prof. dr Aljaž Ule, University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Economics and Business, CREED – Center for Research in Experimental Economics and political Decision-making, The Netherlands, vice-president of the SB .

The members of the SB:

Prof. dr Peter Schulte, Institute for European Affairs, Germany

Prof. dr Michael Graef, University of Applied Sciences Worms, Germany

Prof. dr Jaka Vadnjal, GEA College Ljubljana, Slovenia

Prof. dr Geert Duysters, ECIS (Eindhoven Centre for Innovation Studies), Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Prof. dr Michale. D. Mumford, The University of Oklahoma, USA

Prof. dr John. A. Parnell, School of Business, University of North Carolina-Pembroke, Pembroke, USA

Prof. dr Antonio Strati, Dipartimento di Sociologia e Ricerca Sociale, Universities of Trento and Siena, Italy

Prof. dr Rajesh Piplani, Center for Supply Chain Management, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Prof. dr Musin Halis, University of Sakarya, Business and Administration Faculty, Serdivan, Turkey

Prof. dr Rekha Prasad, Faculty of Management Studies, Banaras Hindu University, India

Prof. dr Ofer Zwikael, School of Management, Marketing and International Business ANU College of Business and Economics The Australian National University, Australia

dr inż. Renata Stasiak-Betlejewska, Institute of Production Engineering, Faculty of Management, The Czestochowa University of Technology Poland.

Prof. dr Simon Gao, Edinburg Napier University, United Kingdom

Prof. dr Jadip GupteGoa Institute of Management, India

Prof. dr Jan KalinaInstitute of Computer Science, Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic

Prof. dr Vesna Spasojević Brkić, Universtity of Belgrade, Faculty of Machanical Engineering, Belgrade, Serbia

Prof. dr Milan Stamatović, Faculty of Management, Metropolitan University, Serbia

Prof. dr Jifang Pang, School of Computer and Information Technology, Shanxi University, China

Prof. dr Ladislav Mura, University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Trnava, Slovakia

Prof. dr Pal Michelberger, Obuda University, Budapest, Hungary

Dr. Slobodan Radosavljević, RB Kolubara, Lazarevac, Serbia



Submission of abstracts in English (deadline) 01.05.2017
Submission of the full text of papers  (deadline) 31.05.2017
Payment of the participation fee (deadline) 15.05.2017


Publication: All abstracts of the papers from the MKSM2017 were published in Book of abstracts, before the conference, in the printed edition.

Also, all the papers will be  published in Book of Proceedings of the conference, in the electronic form (CD).

Online submission of abstracts for MKSM2017 is also  possible using the form available here:

Also, abstracts can be submitted using the following emails:

Dr Predrag Đorđević:  or

Dr Ivan Mihajlovic: or or

Abstracts: abstracts of the papers and reports should be submitted in English language (for authors from Serbia also in Serbian language). The abstracts should be prepared in following style and shall contain: title (font Times New Roman, Bold, Capital Letters, 14pt, cantered), authors’ names and addresses (Times New Roman, Bold, 12pt, Italic, cantered), text not exceeding 1800 characters (Times New Roman, Normal, 12pt, justified) with margins: top and left – 30mm, bottom and right – 25mm, in A4 format (210х297 mm).

Full Manuscripts: Full length papers should be submitted in English or Serbian language. Full length manuscripts should be submitted to the email: or or . The manuscripts should be written in MS WORD 2003 or a higher version.

Preparation of the manuscripts:

The manuscripts should be written in MS WORD 2003 or a higher version. Size: not exceeding 10 pages A4 format (figures and tables included), with margins: top and left 30 mm, right and bottom 25 mm. Fonts of the body text, abstracts, and subtitles: Times New Roman, Normal, 12 pt, Single line spacing. Paper title: Times New Roman, Bold, Capital Letters, 14pt, cantered. Authors’ names and affiliations: cantered, italic, separated from the title by one empty line with mail and E-mail addresses.

Reference list should be at the end of the paper and not presented in the footnotes or endnotes. They should be formatted as follows:

  1. Author A., Author B., Serbian Journal of Management, 33 (1), (2016), 12-24.
  2. Author C., The name of the Book, Publisher, City, 2016.
  3. Author D., in Handbook (Editor E.), Publisher, City, 2000, 223.
  4. Author E., Proceedings of XII International Symposium of Strategic Management IMKSM16, Date, City, Country, 2016, 123-131.

Reference number should be given in brackets through the text [#] (regular text, not superscript). References in not-English languages should be translated in English, and original language has to be mentioned in brackets (in Serbian), for example.

MS Word template for full paper preparation is available here: imksm17-template.


Conference fee:

Conference fee can be payed in EURO (125) or Serbian Dinars (15000).

Details considering payment in EURO:




FIELD 57A: (Acc. With bank):    NBSRRSBG     This is SWIFT  (NBSRRSBG)

Bank address: National Bank of Serbia, Bulevar Kralja Aleksandra 15, 11000 Belgrade

FIELD 59: (Beneficiary Customer) /RS35908500100000777745    This is IBAN

University of Belgrade, Technical faculty at Bor

FIELD 70: DETAILS OF PAYMENT (May conference on strategic management)

Payment in Serbian Dinars should be payed on following account:

Technical Faculty in Bor, Vojske Jugoslavije 12, 19210 Bor, Serbia

Account No: 840-1478666-37 

Call on No: 120


All further information about the conference and future events you can obtain from:

Assistant professor Predrag Đorđević, President of the Organizational Board of MKSM2016. University of Belgrade, Technical faculty in Bor, Management department.  Address: Vojske Jugoslavije 12, 19210 Bor, Serbia
Professor Ivan Mihajlovic, Vice – president of the Scientific Board of MKSM2016. University of Belgrade, Technical faculty in Bor, Management department.  Address: Vojske Jugoslavije 12, 19210 Bor, Serbia
          Mobile phone: +381(64)227 36 21


Books of proceedings from all previous conferences are available at:


In parallel with the IMKSM2017, 13th  Students symposium on strategic management was organized. Students at the bachelor and master level do not have to pay the conference fee. Students at the PhD level do have to pay, with 50% discount.

Some details from the students symposium:

For additional details, considering the students symposium, contact Mr. Ivica Nikolic, PhD student, President of the Students Symposium Organizational Board:

Address: Technical faculty in Bor,

University of Belgrade,

Vojske Jugoslavije 12, 19210 Bor, Serbia


Tel: +381(30) 424 547; Fax: +381(30) 421 078


Accommodation of the Conference Participants


One of suggested accommodation in city of Bor is Hotel “ALBO” which is located at attractive location on the entrance of the city of Bor. Hotel ALBO is famous for its excellent traditional Serbian food.

Contact details for information and reservation:

Reception:    +381(30) 24 96 962
Reservation +381(30) 24 96 964


Room reservations should be done before 30th of April 2017 !


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