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23rd International Scientific Symposium

Strategic Management
and Decision Support Systems
in Strategic Management

SM 2018

Subotica (Serbia), 26th-27th April, 2018

Topic:


Digital Business Transformation


Digital transformation is the widest term used to describe an intensive approach to effective development of entirely new organizations, based on digital technologies, new tools, and best business practices. The primary goal of digital transformation is to reduce the workload associated with administrative activities, enabling employees to become more focused on changes crucial to overcoming obstacles to business growth, while simultaneously improving their satisfaction through better management methods, reward and recognition systems, cooperation and collaboration, knowledge-based systems, etc.
The transformation process is made up of several blocks of activities aimed at achieving the level of a digital organization: development and adoption of a digital strategy and methods for applying innovation; detailed analysis and exploration of customers’ decision making processes; business process automatization; development of agile, adaptable, and collaborative business models; application of novel information technology to support organization’s key operations and its rapid growth; use of relevant data and data analytics in line with the organization’s goals and strategy.

Programme Areas

  • Innovation and entrepreneurship in business transformation,
  • Process Automation in Business Transformation,
  • Organization in Business Transformation,
  • Information Technology in Business Transformation,
  • Data and Analytics in Business Transformation,
  • Customer relationship management in business transformation,
  • Digitalization in international payment processing and banking,
  • The Process of Strategic Management,
  • Strategic Analysis,
  • Strategic Objectives and Actions,
  • Business Models and Strategy,
  • Business Processes in Strategic Management,
  • Corporate Performance, Leadership and Business Ethics,
  • Measuring and Evaluating Organizational Performance and Potential in the Context of Strategic Management,*
  • Information Technology and Information Systems in Strategic Management,
  • Business Intelligence and Strategic Management,
  • Strategic Decision-making,
  • Implementation of the Strategy in Enterprises,
  • The Strategy in the Global and National Environment,
  • Digital Business Strategy,
  • Strategy for Digital Collaboration,
  • Digital Marketing Strategy,
  • Innovations in Strategic Management,
  • Entrepreneurship and Strategy.

Organization

Presentations of papers will be organized in plenary, poster and parallel separate sessions. The discussion at the plenary session is centralized, while the parallel sessions are based on a specific thematic area. Prior to poster session, authors will briefly present their posters in specially organized plenary session.
The virtual session will be organized separately. Participants are given the opportunity to present papers without the immediate presence at the Scientific Meeting.
Organizer
  • University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Economics in Subotica, Serbia
  • Institute of Economic Sciences, Belgrade, Serbia

Sponsors
Organizations and associations interested in presence at the Scientific Meeting and co-financing reduced registration fee for the participants.

Scientific Board
  • Aleksandar Grubor, Faculty of Economics in Subotica, Serbia, president
  • Dušan Bobera, Faculty of Economics in Subotica, Serbia, co-chair
  • Jovica Đurković, Faculty of Economics in Subotica, Serbia, co-chair
  • Agneš Boljević, Faculty of Economics in Subotica, Serbia
  • Agneš Slavić, Faculty of Economics in Subotica, Serbia
  • Slobodan Marić, Faculty of Economics in Subotica, Serbia
  • Bojan Leković, Faculty of Economics in Subotica, Serbia
  • Nemanja Berber, Faculty of Economics in Subotica, Serbia
  • Maja Strugar Jelača, Faculty of Economics in Subotica, Serbia
  • Peter Harmath, Faculty of Economics in Subotica, Serbia
  • Pere Tumbas, Faculty of Economics in Subotica, Serbia
  • Saša Bošnjak, Faculty of Economics in Subotica, Serbia
  • Zita Bošnjak, Faculty of Economics in Subotica, Serbia
  • Marton Sakal, Faculty of Economics in Subotica, Serbia
  • Laslo Šereš, Faculty of Economics in Subotica, Serbia
  • Zoran Ćirić, Faculty of Economics in Subotica, Serbia
  • Predrag Matković, Faculty of Economics in Subotica, Serbia
  • Imre Petkovič, Faculty of Economics in Subotica, Serbia
  • Vuk Vuković, Faculty of Economics in Subotica, Serbia,
  • Lazar Raković, Faculty of Economics in Subotica, Serbia
  • Оtilija Sedlak, Faculty of Economics in Subotica, Serbia
  • Radmilo Todosijević, Faculty of Economics in Subotica, Serbia
  • Božidar Leković, Faculty of Economics in Subotica, Serbia
  • Neđo Balaban, Faculty of Economics in Subotica, Serbia
  • Jelica Trninić, Faculty of Economics in Subotica, Serbia
  • Stevan Vasiljev, Faculty of Economics in Subotica, Serbia
  • Živan Ristić, University for Peace est. by United Nations, Beograd, Serbia
  • Nabojša Janićijević, Faculty of Economics Beograd, Serbia
  • Aleksandar Živković, Faculty of Economics Beograd, Serbia
  • Jelena Kočović, Faculty of Economics Beograd, Serbia
  • Dragan Đuričin, Faculty of Economics Beograd, Serbia
  • Ivana Domazet, Institute of Economic Sciences, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Miladin Jovičić, Faculty of Business Economics Bijeljina, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Novak Kondić, Faculty of Economics Banja Luka,
  • Vladimir Šimović, Sveučilište Sjever, Koprivnica, Hrvatska
  • Ivan Brezina, Faculty of Economic Informatics Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Tom Gillpatrick, Portland State University, USA
  • Leland Buddress, Portland State University, USA
  • Petr Fiala, University of Economics Prague, Czech Republic
  • Adrian Cojocariu, Tibiscus University, Timisoara, Romania
  • Peter Horvat, University of Cyril and Methodius in Trnava, Slovakia
  • Oleg Roy, Omsk State University, Russia
  • Ludmila N. Ivanova, Omsk State University, Russia
  • Bojan Rosi, University of Maribor, Slovenia
  • Pawel Lula, Cracow University of Economics, Poland
  • Vulnet Ameti, State University of Tetova, Macedonia
  • Kosta Sotiroski, Faculty of Economics Prilep, Macedonia
  • Ljubomir Drakulevski, Faculty of Economics Skopje, Macedonia
  • Atilla Fabian, University of West Hungary, Hungary
  • Qinghua Song, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, China
  • Chen Zhiyong, Zhongnan Univestiy of Economics and Law, China
  • Wang Hualu, Zhongnan Univestiy of Economics and Law, China
  • Andreas Zehetner, Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences, Austria
Organisational board
  • Pere Tumbas, president
  • Emina Đurković, secretary
  • Mirjana Marić
  • Olivera Grljević
  • Radmila Bjekić
  • Branimir Kalaš
  • Bojan Matkovski
  • Aleksandar Vugdelija
  • Aleksandar Vasiljević
  • Ana Trbović

General Information

Who should attend?
  • Representatives of universities and research organizations,
  • Managers of business organizations, public companies, non-governmental organizations ...
  • Doctoral students.
Venue
  • Subotica, 26.-27. April 2018.
Language
  • All papers must be written in English or Serbian.
Important dates
  • Deadline for submission of full abstracts of up to 500 words: 29 January, 2018.
  • Information on the abstract acceptance: 29 January, 2018.
  • Deadline for submission of complete papers: 16 March, 2018.
  • Information on paper acceptance and deadline for registration: 2 April, 2018.
  • Deadline for late registration: 13 April 2018.
Registration

 

In-Person participants

Virtual participants

Standard registration

12.000 RSD - 100Е

Students 8.500 RSD - 70 Е

7.200 RSD - 60 Е

Students 4.800 RSD -  40 Е

Late registration

14.500 RSD - 120 Е

Students 11.000 RSD - 90 Е

8.400 RSD - 70 Е

Students 6.000 RSD -  50 Е

* All amounts include VAT, while amounts stated in Euros are related to foreign participants  and does not include transaction costs.


Note:
For direct presence at the meeting registration and payment of registration costs is necessary for each participant. Direct participation fee includes the following:
  • Publishing up to two papers in the electronic conference proceedings (with ISBN label) per registered participant.
  • Participation in the plenary and all separately organized sessions.
  • Participation in the poster session.
  • Copy of the conference program and the electronic book of abstracts, certificate of participation.
  • Participation in the gala dinner on April the 26th, 2018.
  • Buffet-lunch during the break between the plenary and parallel sessions, refreshments during breaks.
Virtual participation fee includes the following:
  • Publishing up to two papers in the electronic conference proceedings (with ISBN label) per registered participant.
  • Copy of the conference program and the electronic book of abstracts, certificate of participation.
  • Delivery of conference materials via courier service after the conference.
In accordance with the signed cooperation agreements, participants affiliated with the following institutions can attend the conference free of charge:
  • University of Belgrade, Faculty of Economics,
  • University of Niš, Faculty of Economics,
  • University of Kragujevac, Faculty of Economics,
  • University of Pristina, Faculty of Economics.

Papers

Registration and submission of papers for the direct and virtual participation:
  • The organizers of the Conference will provide the plenary session papers. The presented papers should not exceed 10 pages, A4 page format, prepared according to the instructions on the Conference Web site. After positive reviews, the papers will be published in the Book of Abstracts and the comprehensive electronic Conference Proceedings in full scale.
  • Papers should not exceed 8 pages, A4 format, prepared according to the instructions on the Conference Web site. The papers should be submitted on time. All accepted papers will be reviewed, allotted to parallel, virtual and poster sessions and published in the Book of Abstracts and electronic Conference Proceedings.
  • The best presented papers in English will be selected submitted for double-blind peer review. Papers with positive reviews will be published in the International Journal of Strategic Management and Decision Support Systems in Strategic Management, ISSN 1821-3448 or the International Scientific Journal of Management Information Systems, ISSN 1452-774X.
  • The best student papers are subject to special awards and certificates.
  • Abstracts and full papers should be submitted to the Conference Secretary in electronic form according to the instructions on the Web site set www.ef.uns.ac.rs/sm2018

Information on the Conference

  • Address: The Faculty of Economics, Subotica, Segedinski put 9-11, 24000 Subotica, Serbia
  • contact: Emina Djurkovic, Conference Secretary
  • Phone: +381 24 628 203
  • E-mail: sm2018@ef.uns.ac.rs
  • Web page: http://www.ef.uns.ac.rs/sm2018