International May Conference on Strategic Management – IMCSM21


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


The intended date of the 17th International May Conference on Strategic Management – IMCSM21 is from May 28 – 30th, 2021 in city of Bor, Serbia. If the situation with the global Covid 19 pandemic remain unchanged, the conference will be organized online, using adequate platform for web conferences.

The official opening of the conference will be on Saturday, May 29th, followed by a plenary session, after which authors will present their papers. The detailed program with the presentations schedule will be available on this page in due time. The platform that will be used for communication and presentation of the papers will be Zoom software for which we will provide the detailed instructions.

All papers accepted for presentation at the IMCSM21 will be published in the IMCSM21 Book of Abstracts.



The IMCSM21 Roundtable:

In frame of this years IMCSM2021 conference thematic  round table will be organized, within special conference session:

National and regional strategies for rural NEETs social inclusion. This round table will be dedicated to the results of the COST CA18213 action:  Rural NEET Youth Network: Modeling the risks underlying rural NEETs social exclusion (

Researchers form Technical faculty in Bor are members of this COST action, and will present the results of the project research. This will include presentation of the National Report Serbia, developed through the action research in 2020. Round table will  be addressing the NEETs needs in this part of Eastern Serbia. Finding potential solution through strategic national activities that can be coordinated by the local government, unemployment offices and educational institutions, will be discussed. Invited lecturers on the round table will be: Dr Danijela Voza, from University of Belgrade, Technical Faculty in Bor and Sanela Radović, from the Institute for Sociological Research, Faculty of Philosophy – University of Belgrade . During the February 2021, we will announce additional invited lecturers and their topics for the event. The Round table will take place on 29th of May 2021.


Book of Proceedings from the previously held International May Conference on Strategic Management – IMCSM20 can be downloaded from the following links:


Issue 1 | Issue 2

The third issue contains papers presented at the 16th Students symposium on strategic management:

Issue 3

More information about the IMCSM20 can be found here.

Organizers of the conference are happy to announce that the International May Conference on Strategic Management is accepted to be covered by the Clarivate Analytics.

Therefore, in addition to the EBSCOhost database, IMCSM Proceedings will be submitted to be covered in the Web of Science and indexed in the Conference Proceedings Citation Index – Science.

Selected 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, EBSCO and SCImago database (SJR = 0.27 – Q3).

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.

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.

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 Gupte, Goa Institute of Management, India

Prof. dr Jan Kalina, Institute 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

Dr. Natalia Safronova, Institute of private and sectoral Management, RANEPA, Moscow, Russian Federation



Submission of applications for participation and abstracts in English (deadline) 30.03.2021
Payment of the participation fee (deadline) 30.03.2021
Submission of the full text of papers (deadline)


Publication: All abstracts of the papers from the IMCSM21 will be 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, after the conference, in the electronic form (CD) and will be available for download.

Conference registration and submission of abstracts should be done using online form at:

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, centered), authors’ names and addresses (Times New Roman, Bold, 12pt, Italic, centered), 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  The manuscripts should be written in MS WORD 2003 or a higher version and prepared according to the instructions for authors.


Preparation of the manuscripts and instructions for authors:

The manuscripts should be written in MS Word 2003 or in a higher version.

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


Conference fee:

Conference fee can be payed in EURO (125) or Serbian Dinars (15 000). Payment Reference Number is assigned to each submission after completion of the online registration form at and it will be sent to the corresponding author in the official letter of acceptance.

Details regarding payment in EURO:






FIELD 59: (Beneficiary Customer) /RS35840000000009279051 This is IBAN



For the payment in Serbian Dinars the following account should be used:

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

Account No: 840-1478666-37


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

Professor Đorđe Nikolić, Head of the Engineering Management Department of Technical Faculty in Bor. University of Belgrade. Address: Vojske Jugoslavije 12, 19210 Bor, Serbia
Contact email:
Professor Ivan Mihajlović, Vice – president of the Scientific Board of IMCSM20. University of Belgrade, Technical Faculty in Bor, Management department. Address: Vojske Jugoslavije 12, 19210 Bor, Serbia
Contact email: or or Mobile phone: +381(64)227 36 21


Official Books of Proceedings from all previous conferences are available at:


In parallel with the IMCSM21, 17th Students symposium on strategic management will be 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.

For additional details, considering the students symposium, contact Asst. Momir Popović, 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


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