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2nd
International OFEL Conference on Governance,
Management and Entrepreneurship

AOM WORKSHOP: Outreach and integration with the South East Europe Area
SLIM: Stimulating Learning for Idea-to-Market

4th -5th April, 2014, Dubrovnik, Croatia

 

 

PROGRAM
FRIDAY 4th April, 2014

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08:00 – 09:30

REGISTRATION

09:30 – 10:00

OPENING SESSION (room E-6)
Professor Darko Tipurić, Ph.D., University of Zagreb, Croatia
Professor Vesna Vrtiprah, Ph.D., University of Dubrovnik, Croatia
Professor Ivona Vrdoljak Raguž, Ph.D., University of Dubrovnik, Croatia
Professor Viktor Dörfler, Ph.D, University of Strathclyde Glasgow, UK
Mr.sc. Davorko Obuljen, Dubrovnik-Neretva County, Croatia

10:00 – 10:45

KEYNOTE ADDRESS:
"Understanding the Managerial and Organizational Mind:
Reflecting on the Past and Looking to the Future"
Professor Gerard P. Hodgkinson, Ph.D.
Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, UK

10:45 – 11:15

BREAK

11:15 – 12:45

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

A. Co-chairs: Lilian S. Outtes Wanderley/Sadi Boğaç Kanadli (room E-2)
B. Co-chairs: Jolan Velencei/Stefan Messmann (room B-2)
C. Co-chairs: Liucija Birskyte/Dennis A. Pitta (room B-3)


room E-6:Book presentation: “Rethinking Corporate Governance” (in Croatian)

AOM Workshop
(room E-3)

12:45 – 14:00

LUNCH

14:00 – 15:30

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

D. Co-chairs: Lynette M. McDonald/Peter J. Baldacchino (room E-2)
E. Co-chairs: Khurram J. Sharif/ Brian Poliner (room B-2)
F. Co-chairs: Marli Gonan Božac/ Saša Petković (room B-3)


room E-6: SEE CGAN Annual Meeting

AOM Workshop
(room E-3)

15:30 – 16:00

BREAK

16:00 – 17:30

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

G. Co-chairs: Mirjana Kuljak/ Katarina Djulić (room E-2)
H. Co-chairs: Pepe Strathoff/Dmitry Sharapov (room B-2)
I. SLIM session - Chair: Marina Dabić (room B-3)

AOM Workshop
(room E-3)

20:00 –          

CONFERENCE DINNER
Hotel Lapad
(address: Lapadska obala 37, Dubrovnik)

 

 

 

PROGRAM
SATURDAY 5th April, 2014

 

08:00 – 09:30

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

J. Co-chairs: Mislav Ante Omazić/Borut Bratina (room E-2)
K. Co-chairs: Vinko Belak/Carlo Caserio (room B-2)
L. Co-chairs: Želimir Dulčić/Borna Bebek (room B-3)
M. Co-chairs: Brikend Aziri/ Ljubomir Drakulevski (room E-6)

AOM Workshop
(room E-3)

09:30 – 10:00

BREAK

10:00 – 10:45

CLOSING SESSION
(room E-6)

AOM Workshop
(room E-3)

 

12:00 CONFERENCE FIELD TRIP
THE BOAT DEPARTS FROM GRUŽ HARBOR AT EXACTLY 12:00 (NOON)

 

 

 

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DETAILED SESSION PROGRAM

FRIDAY - 4th April, 2014

11:15 – 12:45
SESSION A - room E-2

Co-chairs: Lilian S. Outtes Wanderley / Sadi Boğaç Kanadli

 

1. CORPORATE GOVERNANCE: WHAT ARE WE DEBATING ON
Sadi Boğaç Kanadlı

2. GOVERNANCE IN BRAZILIAN NGOS: PAYMENT AND PROFESSIONALIZATION
Ivan B. de Lima Rocha, Lilian Soares Outtes Wanderley, Marcos G. Gomes Feitosa

3. COMPLEX ASSESSMENT OF ESSENTIAL FINANCIAL INDICATORS IN CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
Algis Zvirblis, Antanas Buracas, Vytas Navickas

4. ANALYSIS OF THE PUBLIC RELATIONS AGENCIES MARKET IN CROATIA AND PREDICTION OF ITS FUTURE IN THE EUROPEAN UNION
Mario Petrović, Iva Tepeš, Ivica Žigić

5. MANAGING TIME HORIZONS IN CORPORATE STRATEGIES
Marek Prymon

6. THE VALUE OF SUSTAINABILITY IN THE ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY
Leandro da Silva Nascimento, Maristela Jorge Melo, Lilian Soares Outtes Wanderley

 

 

FRIDAY - 4th April, 2014

11:15 – 12:45
SESSION B
- room B-2

Co-chairs: Jolan Velencei / Stefan Messmann

 

1. HOW ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE OF TOP MANAGEMENT MATTERS? EVIDENCES FROM THE HEALTHCARE SECTOR
Stefano Calciolari, Anna Prenestini, Federico Lega

2. PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICE: AN OPPORTUNITY FOR ORGANISATIONAL DEVELOPMENT?
Klaus Neundlinger, Jeanny Gucher, Simone Rack

3. MANAGERS ARE LIKE ARTISTS - IS THE METAPHOR REALLY VALID?
Malgorzata Sternal

4. MANAGEMENT BY SUN ZI AND CONFUCIUS – DOING BUSINESS WITH CHINESE PARTNERS
Stefan Messmann

5. THE TUNNEL OF DOCTUS KBS THE DEEPER YOU GET THE DARKER IT IS
Zoltán Baracskai, Jolán Velencei, Viktor Dörfler, Jaszmina Szendrey

6. THE ROLE OF CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS IN THE CORPORATE GOVERNANCE PROCESS – EXAMPLE OF INSURANCE INDUSTRY IN CROATIA
Zdeslav Milas, Stanko Borić, Ivica Žigić

 

 

FRIDAY - 4th April, 2014

11:15 – 12:45
SESSION C - room B-3

Co-chairs: Liucija Birskyte / Dennis A. Pitta

 

1. THE ASSESSMENT OF FORMAL BARRIERS TO THE FORMATION AND SURVIVAL OF SMALL BUSINESSES IN LITHUANIA
Liucija Birskyte, Dalia Vinauskiene

2. COMMERCIALIZING TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER:  IMPLICATIONS FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SME’S
Van R. Wood, Michael V. Laric, Frank Franzak, Dennis A. Pitta

3. MAIN CHARACTERISTICS OF ENTREPRENEURS’ WORK
Tzvetan Davidkov, Irena Mladenova

4. IMPACT OF CUSTOMER CULTURE ON INNOVATIONS
Kerem Ok

5. PERFORMANCE AUDIT AS A FUNCTION FOR INCREASING TOURISM EFFICIENCY
Petra Barišić, Dijana Vuković

6. SMALL AND FAMILY HOTELS AS A FACTOR OF SUSTAINABLE TOURISM DEVELOPMENT IN CROATIA
Antonio Vlahov 

 

 

FRIDAY - 4th April, 2014

14:00 – 15:30
SESSION D - room E-2

Co-chairs: Lynette M. McDonald / Peter J. Baldacchino

 

1. BOARD COMPOSITION: EFFECTIVENESS OF DECISION CONTROL ROLE UNDER PERCEIVED UNCERTAINTY
Sadi Boğaç Kanadlı

2. BOARD DYNAMIC CAPABILITY
Darko Tipurić, Marina Mešin, Dina Tomšić

3. RECENT TRENDS IN MODIFIED AUDIT OPINIONS IN MALTA
Peter J. Baldacchino, Frank H. Bezzina, Norbert Tabone, Jean Paul Vassallo

4. THE EUROPEAN COMPANY - VEHICLE FOR BETTER CORPORATE GOVERNANCE IN RESPECT OF DIRECTORS’ DUTIES AND LIABILITIES?
Hana Horak, Kosjenka Dumančić

5. ONE COMPOSITION FITS ALL?: BOARD COMPOSITION UNDER DIFFERENT TYPES OF ENVIRONMENTAL UNCERTAINTY
Sadi Boğaç Kanadlı

6. FROM BEST EVIDENCE TO BEST PRACTICE: INDUSTRY INSIGHTS FROM RECENT CSR RESEARCH
Lynette M. McDonald 

 

 

FRIDAY - 4th April, 2014

14:00 – 15:30
SESSION E
- room B-2

Co-chairs: Khurram J. Sharif / Brian Poliner

 

1. ELABORATING A MASTER MODEL OF LEADERSHIP – A PAPER ON THE FUNDAMENTAL LEADERSHIP QUALIFICATIONS IN THE WORKPLACE
João Miguel Cotrim

2. THE RELEVANCE OF CLAN BASED ORGANIZATIONS AND ACTOR NETWORK THEORY IN CREATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF HAWALA ENTERPRISE
Khurram J. Sharif, Nauman Farooqi, Habib Mahama

3. NEW FUNCTIONS OF STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT: FUNCTIONS OF HARMONY CREATION IN AN ORGANIZATION
Marta Ambrozi

4. PERSON-ORGANIZATION FIT AND JOB EMBEDDEDNESS: COMPARISON OF TURNOVER PREDICTABILITY IN MULTI-CULTURAL ORGANIZATIONS
Brian Poliner

5. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT OF UNIVERSITIES
Dražena Gašpar, Snježana Rezić

6. INVESTMENT PLANNING AND RISK MANAGEMENT IN ECONOMIES IN TRANSITION
Ivo Šperanda, Tihomir Luković

7. FEMALE CORPORATE LEADERSHIP WITHIN A FAST DEVELOPING AND CULTURALLY DISTINCT ECONOMY- LOOKING AT CURRENT PERSPECTIVE AND DEVELOPING FUTURE STRATEGIES
Khurram J. Sharif, Maha Sinoo, Isra El-Mashad, Sehide Birinci 

 

 

FRIDAY - 4th April, 2014

14:00 – 15:30
SESSION F
- room B-3

Co-chairs: Marli Gonan Božac / Saša Petković


1. ANALYSIS OF ENTREPRENEURIAL STRATEGIES WHEN ENTERING THE GLOBAL RETAIL
Ivana Plazibat, Ivona Vrdoljak Raguž, Slađana Brajević

2. EXPORT STRATEGIES OF CROATIAN COMPANIES
Ivana Kovač, Mirko Palić, Ivan Kovač

3. INNOVATION CENTERS AS GENERATORS OF TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED SMALL ENTERPRISES: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY IN BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
Saša Petković, Boris Novarlić, Matea Zlatković

4. THE COMPETITIVENESS OF SMALL HOTELS IN TRANSITIONAL COUNTRIES – THE CASE OF CROATIA
Sanela Vrkljan

5. THE CHALLENGE OF THE GREEN BUSINESSES IN THE SHAREHOLDING COMPANIES IN THE REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA
Maja Šukleva

6. INFLUENCE OF SELECTED ORGANISATIONAL FACTORS ON INNOVATION
Jasna Prester, Marli Gonan Božac, Morena Paulišić

7. THE IMPORTANCE OF QUALITY PROGRAMS AND THEIR ROLE IN MANAGEMENT
Gadaf Rexhepi, Sadudin Ibraimi

 


FRIDAY - 4th April, 2014

16:00 – 17:30
SESSION G
- room E-2

Co-chairs: Mirjana Kuljak / Katarina Djulić

 

1. PHRONETIC RESEARCH - METHODOLOGY THAT MATTERS TO CORPORATE GOVERNANCE RESEARCH
Mirjana Kuljak

2. DISCLOSURE IN NON-FINANCIAL REPORTS AS STRATEGIC LEVERAGE: CAN IT INCREASE FIRMS’ VALUE?
Donato Calace

3. RISK MANAGEMENT FUNCTION IN SERBIAN BOARDS
Tanja Kuzman, Katarina Djulic

4. THE ROLE OF ACADEMIC SPIN-OFFS IN ENTREPRENEURIAL INNOVATION AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Ivano De Turi, Antonello Garzoni

5. WHY SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP RESEARCH INCREASED IN THE RECENT 25 YEARS
Marina Dabić, Nina Škurić

6. EFFICIENT MANAGEMENT OF PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS: A KEY ELEMENT FOR SUCCESS
Veljko Trivun, Tea Mioković, Vedad Silajdžić, Fatima Mahmutćehajić, Mia Mrgud

7. GENDER BALANCE ON CORPORATE BOARDS – ANALYSIS OF BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
Igor Todorović 

 

 

FRIDAY - 4th April, 2014

16:00 – 17:30
SESSION H
- room B-2

Co-chairs: Pepe Strathoff / Dmitry Sharapov

 

1. OF HEDGEHOGS AND FOXES: THE INFLUENCE OF INDIVIDUAL COGNITION ON PUBLIC VALUE
Pepe Strathoff, Céline Bilolo

2. ROUTINE STRUCTURE AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT: IMPACTS ON ROUTINE ATTRIBUTES, VALUE, AND IMITABILITY
Dmitry Sharapov

3. IT GOVERNANCE, RISK MANAGEMENT AND INTERNAL CONTROL SYSTEM: THE ROLE OF THE COBIT FRAMEWORK
Michele Rubino, Filippo Vitolla

4. DOES ENTERPRISE RISK MANAGEMENT INCREASE FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE?
Danijela Miloš Sprčić, Marina Mešin, Mojca Marc

5. PARRESIA AS A FORM OF LEADER’S ARGUMENTATION IN THE PROCESS OF RADICAL DECISION MAKING
Domagoj Hruška

6. THE NATURE, CONTEXT AND PERSPECTIVES OF EVENT MANAGEMENT: A CALL FOR A NEW CURRICULUM
Mislav Ante Omazić, Rebeka Danijela Vlahov, Katarina Dvorski

7. THE INFLUENCE OF THE CAPITAL STRUCTURE ON THE SYSTEMATIC RISK OF COMMON STOCKS
Antonija Kožul, Ena Pecina

 

 

FRIDAY - 4th April, 2014

16:00 – 17:30
SESSION I
- room B-3

SLIM session – Chair: Marina Dabić

 

POLISH AND THE UK SMEs
Marina Dabić, Ivan Novak, Maja Bašić, Davor Vlajčić, Nataša Jakominić - Marot, Ivana Klarin, Lynn Martin, Jennie Shorley, Valerie Antcliff, Marzenna Weresa, Arkadiusz Kowalski, Christophe Terrasse, Boriana Marinova

 

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SATURDAY - 5th April, 2014

08:00 – 09:30
SESSION J
- room E-2

Co-chairs: Mislav Ante Omazić / Borut Bratina


1. SHAREHOLDERS´ POSITIVE VOTING DUTY
Borut Bratina, Dušan Jovanovič

2. ATTITUDES TOWARD BUSINESS ETHICS HELD BY CROATIAN BANK MANAGERS: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY
Stjepan Šinko

3. ART OF CAPITALIZING TENSIONS BETWEEN MANAGERS AND LEADERS
Maris Marković

4. TIES THAT MATTER: EXPLORING THE QUALITY AND MEANING OF SOCIAL TIES IN MANAGERIAL SOCIAL NETWORKS
Tanja Slišković

5. THE CHALLENGES OF SELF-INITIATED EXPATRIATES
Ivona Vrdoljak Raguž, Najla Podrug, Ana Kovačić

6. CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND OWNERSHIP STRUCTURE OF EUROPEAN FOOTBALL CLUBS
Mislav Radić

7. INFLUENCE OF PROFESSIONAL STRATEGIC PLAN IMPLEMENTATION ON COMPETITIVENESS IN INSURANCE INDUSTRY
Mislav Ante Omazić, Sanel Volarić

8. FAILURE IN STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT OF THE CROATIAN GOVERNMENT
Davorin Pavelić

 

 

SATURDAY - 5th April, 2014

08:00 – 09:30
SESSION K
- room B-2

Co-chairs: Vinko Belak / Carlo Caserio

 

1. IMPACT OF MOTIVATORS ON MANAGERIAL BEHAVIOR
Vinko Belak, Katarina Dvorski

2. INVESTIGATING THE USEFULNESS OF AUDIT FIRM TRANSPARENCY REPORTS IN INCREASING INVESTORS’ CONFIDENCE AND AUDITORS COMPETITION. A EUROPE-WIDE ANALYSIS
Fabio La Rosa, Carlo Caserio

3. CORPORATE GOVERNANCE POLICIES IN SLOVENIAN PUBLIC COMPANIES AFTER 2009
Danila Djokic

4. DEVELOPMENT PERSPECTIVES OF SMALL GAS STATIONS – CASE OF CROATIA
Maja Daraboš, Snježana Polić Šušnja

5. DEVELOPMENT OR STAGNATION: AN OVERVIEW OF LATEST CSR TRENDS IN CROATIAN BUSINESS
Mirjana Matešić, Mislav Ante Omazić

6. FIRMS’ ANSWER TO THE BUSINESS CRISIS AND CORPORATE RENEWAL LEVELS
Maja Daraboš, Dejan Kružić

7. CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY AS A TOOL IN UPGRADING CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS – AN ANALYSIS OF CROATIAN PRACTICE
Anđelko Brezovnjački, Ivan Pakozdi, Vladimir Preselj

8. SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT IMPACT ON RETAIL COMPANY PROFITABILITY
Amila Avdagić

9. A STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF RELIABILITY OF AUDIT OPINIONS AS BANKRUPTCY PREDICTORS
Carlo Caserio, Delio Panaro, Sara Trucco

 

 

SATURDAY - 5th April, 2014

08:00 – 09:30
SESSION L - room B-3

Co-chairs: Želimir Dulčić / Borna Bebek

 

1. GLOBAL HOUSE OF HARMONY: ECONOMICS, ECOLOGY, ETHICS
Bernd Otto Hallier

2. WHAT IS THE NEXT STEP IN ACHIEVING EXCELLENCE IN ASSET GOVERNANCE?
Ljiljana Katičić, Želimir Dulčić, Mirjana Pejić Bach

3. ESOP, PRIVATIZATION AND STAKEHOLDER CAPITALISM
Želimir Dulčić, Nikša Alfirević, Ljiljana Najev Čačija, Anita Talaja, Boris Sruk

4. THE ROLE OF CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS IN CORPORATE GOVERNANCE OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANIES IN CROATIA
Ivan Pakozdi, Iva Tepeš, Helena Šimić

5. THE IMPACT OF PACKAGING ON THE CREATION OF ECOLOGICAL ENVIRONMENT
Fahrudin Fehrić

6. INDUCTION – DEDUCTION: A BUSINESS STRATEGY ANGLE
Borna Bebek, Ivan Gašpar

7. PUBLIC PERCEPTION OF WASTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
Merica Pletikosić

8. INSIDE THE BRAIN OF A MANAGER-LEADER
Borna Bebek, Ivan Gašpar

9. PLANNING AND CONTROLLING, SEPARABLE OR SYMBIOTIC FUNCTIONS OF MANAGEMENT
Tihomir Luković

 


SATURDAY - 5th April, 2014

08:00 – 09:30
SESSION M - room E-6

Co-chairs: Brikend Aziri / Ljubomir Drakulevski

 

1. CORPORATE GOVERNANCE IN THE REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA
Brikend Aziri, Nexhbi Veseli, Teuta Veseli

2. LEARNING STYLE AND CHANGE OF STRATEGY IN CONFLICT MANAGEMENT AMONG MACEDONIAN MANAGERS
Ljubomir Drakulevski, Leonid Nakov, Angelina Taneva-Veshoska

3. IS LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT INCREASING CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY?
Mia Glamuzina

4. RESILIENCE OF KEY INFRASTRUCTURE – THE CASE OF CROATIAN TRANSPORTATION COMPANIES
Ante Vuletić, Dora Vuletić, Marija Jurčević

5. A MODEL OF MULTIDIMENSIONAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CORPORATE COORDINATION IN CONSTRUCTION
Dinko Bačun

6. A MODEL SUGGESTION FOR THE CREATION OF A POSITIVE IMAGE OF A LOCAL COMMUNITY TO INCREASE ITS CAPACITY FOR LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Željka Pejić

7. KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT AND ERP IMPLEMENTATION IN CROATIAN FIRMS
Gordana Matičević, Irena Dabić, Mirjana Čičak

 

 

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