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.
Preliminary schedule of the Conference: 28.05.2021. Friday 17:00 – 18:30 Preparational online meeting - Kickoff meeting for registered participants 29.05.2021. Saturday 09:30 – 10:00 Official opening of the IMCSM21 conference and Round table announcement 10:00 – 12:00 Plenary lectures of the IMCSM21 conference 12:00 – 14:00 Working sessions of the IMCSM21 conference 14:00 - 15:00 Lunch Break 15:00 – 19:30 Round table: National and regional strategies for rural NEETs social inclusion: 15:00 - 15:30: Official opening of the Round table and information on the COST action CA18213 15:30 - 16:00: Presentation of the National report 2009-2019 - Rural NEET in Serbia 16:00 - 17:30: Invited lectures presentations 17:30 - 18:30: Presentations of the representatives of the Local municipality, Labor market, Civil sector organizations - NGOs from Serbia, registered researchers and early stage researchers 18:30 - 19:30: Open discussions for all Round table participants 19:30 - 20:30: General Evaluation and Reporting of the Panel Discussions and the Round Table 30.05.2021. Sunday 09:00 – 12:00 Students Symposium on Strategic Management 2021
The final Conference schedule will be announced upon completion of the registration process.
The Second announcement is available now, at following link: IMCSM21_second announcement 2021
All papers accepted for presentation at the IMCSM21 will be published in the IMCSM21 Book of Abstracts.
Plenary Lectures for the IMCSM21 are:
Associate Professor. Ing. Aleksandr Ključnikov, Ph.D., Rector of the University of Business and Law in Prague, Czech Republic. Also, a member of the Board of the University College of Business in Prague, Czech Republic, and an executive member of the Board of the Pan-European University, Bratislava, Slovakia. At the International May Conference on Strategic Management, Professor Ključnikov will present the plenary lecture on the topic: “While usage of modern marketing channels positively affects innovativeness of firms, usage of traditional marketing channels does not affect innovativeness of firm. “
Assistant Professor. Veljko M. Mijušković, PhD, from the Faculty of Economics, Belgrade University, Serbia. His research fields are: logistics management, supply chain management and strategic management. At the International May Conference on Strategic Management, Professor Mijušković will present the plenary lecture on the topic: ” How does the Covid-19 pandemic impact the performance of chosen logistics parameters?“
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The IMCSM21 Roundtable:
NATIONAL AND REGIONAL STRATEGIES FOR RURAL NEETs SOCIAL INCLUSION
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 (https://rnyobservatory.eu/web/2021/03/11/national-and-regional-strategies-for-rural-neets-social-inclusion-29th-may-2021/).
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 (https://rnyobservatory.eu/web/)
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 2009-2019 – Rural NEET in Serbia, developed through the action research in 2020. The National report 2009-2019 – Rural NEET in Serbia is published through the COST CA18213 action and is available here: https://rnyobservatory.eu/web/National-Reports/NR-SERBIA-09-19.pdf
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:
Emilija Stojemnova-Duh, Dr., Assistant Professor
Selena Radović, PhD candidate
Danijela Voza, Dr., Assistant professor
Daniel Yordanov Pavlov, PhD, Associate Professor
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
University Paris-8, France (Pratiques et théories du sens), and Department of Sociology, Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade
Technical faculty in Bor, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Faculty of Business and Management, University of Ruse “Angel Kanchev”, Bulgaria
Lecture topic: A chain is as strong as its weakest link
Lecture topic: NEET as a Sociological category – Characteristics of NEET population in Serbia
Lecture topic: Analysis of the National report 2009-2019 – Rural NEET in Serbia
Lecture topic: The high education in intergenerational family business as an instrument to engage NEETs
The Round table will take place on 29th of May 2021.
Registration form for the Round Table is available HERE
Organizers of the conference are happy to announce that the International May Conference on Strategic Management will be submitted to be covered by the Clarivate Analytics. The conference is already indexed in the EBSCOhost database, and in previous years was indexed in the Web of Science. WoS requires renewal of submission for each year, therefore, the Book of proceedings of the IMCSM2021 will be submitted to be indexed in the Clarivate Analytics Conference Proceedings Citation Index – Science, this year as well.
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
- 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 (extended deadline)||05 May 2021|
|Payment of the participation fee (extended deadline)||15 May 2021|
|Submission of the full text of papers (the final deadline)||20 June 2021|
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 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or to the e-mail email@example.com
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 – NEW2021
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 https://goo.gl/x6o6yh and it will be sent to the corresponding author in the official letter of acceptance.
Details regarding payment in EURO:
SWIFT MESSAGE MT103-EUR
FIELD 32A: VALUE DATE-EUR-AMOUNT
FIELD 50 K: ORDERING CUSTOMER
FIELD 57A: (Acc. With bank): NBSRRSBGXXX This is SWIFT (NBSRRSBGXXX)
Bank address: NATIONAL BANK OF SERBIA-NBS, BEOGRAD, NEMANJINA 17 SERBIA
FIELD 59: (Beneficiary Customer) /RS35840000000009279051 This is IBAN
TECHNICAL FACULTY AT BOR
FIELD 70: DETAILS OF PAYMENT (MAY CONFERENCE ON STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT)
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: firstname.lastname@example.org. or 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 e- mail: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com . Mobile phone: +381(64)227 36 21.
Official Books of Proceedings from all previous conferences are available at: http://menadzment.tfbor.bg.ac.rs/arhiva-zbornika-radova/
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.
STUDENTS SYMPOSIUM ON STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
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