6th International Scientific Conference on Economics & Management

EMAN 2022

March 24, 2022

Ljubljana, Slovenia (online/virtually)

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EMAN 2022 international scientific conference will be held online/virtually (Ljubljana, Slovenia) on March 24, 2022 starting from 9:00 AM Central European Time (CET) using Zoom platform (due to the current situation worldwide and recommendations).

Updated deadline for notification on paper acceptance








Preliminary conference proceedings content of the EMAN 2022 conference


This year 130 authors will give their contribution to the conference with the abstract/paper from 23 different countries:

  1. Albania,
  2. Austria
  3. Bosnia and Herzegovina
  4. Bulgaria
  5. Brazil
  6. China
  7. Croatia
  8. Czech Republic
  9. Ethiopia
  10. Georgia
  11. Italy
  12. Montenegro
  13. North Macedonia
  14. Poland
  15. Portugal
  16. Romania
  17. Russia
  18. Serbia
  19. Slovakia
  20. Slovenia
  21. Spain
  22. Turkey
  23. Ukraine


Presentation mode for the 6th EMAN Conference

The conference will be held online via online meeting platform (Zoom). There are two options: virtual and online (live presentation).

1. Virtual: Participants who would like to join us via virtual presentation should email us their “voice over PowerPoint” presentation narrated in English in a duration of max 10 minutes (this short instructional video presents how the narration may be done, here you can find additional instruction on how to do it);

2. Online (live presentation): Participants who would like to join us via online (live) presentation will be able to present their papers live. Each presenter will have 10 minutes for presentation and 5 minutes for Q/A.

Details about these options (software, submission deadline of “voice over PowerPoint” presentation, etc.) will be provided to participants in a due course.

EMAN 2022 Keynote Speaker: Assoc. Prof. Mag. Dr. Tanja Schuschnig

PhD, Associate Professor

University of Klagenfurt, Department for Finance & Accounting, Institute for Financial Management, Austria

EMAN 2022 Keynote Speaker: Ana Jovičić Vuković

PhD, Lecturer

Novi Sad School of Business, Serbia


EMAN 2021 Keynote Speaker: Nimit Chowdhary

PhD, Full-Time Professor

Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management

Faculty of Humanities and Languages, Jamia Millia Islamia (A Central University), New Delhi, India

EMAN 2021 Keynote Speaker: Emil Velinov

PhD, Associtate Professor
SKODA AUTO University, Czechia and RISEBA University of Applied Sciences, Latvia

EMAN publications are under review for Web of Science CPCI-SSH coverage

EMAN publications under evaluation by Scopus

What is EMAN Conference About?

​​EMAN conference aims to establish and expand international contacts and co-operation across regions and countries. The main purpose of the conference is to provide scientists an encouraging and stimulating environment in which they may present results of their research to the scientific community and general public.

Call for Papers

All accepted full papers for the EMAN 2022 International Scientific Conference will be placed in the EMAN 2022 Conference Proceedings Pre-draft. Afterwards there will be three circles of full papers’ selection from the EMAN 2022 Conference Proceedings pre-draft:

1st Circle – Selected papers will be published in the publication titled: EMAN 2022 Selected Papers – the 6th Conference on Economics and Management with an ISSN 2683-4510 (ISBN and DOI numbers will be assigned). This publication will be submitted to indexation and / or publication and / or the listing at the Thomson Reuters ISI Web of Science (WOS) Conference Proceedings Citation Index, SCOPUS, EBSCO, CiteSeerX, ERA, ProQuest, Google Scholar database and so on.

2nd Circle – Extended and improved versions of the selected papers will be published in a monograph as book chapters. There will be additional independent peer review process.

3rd Circle – Extended and improved versions of the selected papers will be published in highly esteemed partner journals published in different countries by different faculties/universities and indexed/referenced in many different databases. 

If the full paper is being published in one of the above named publications from the three circles, its abstract will be published in the EMAN 2022 Book of Abstracts ISSN 2683-4510 (ISBN will be assigned). 

Other, non-selected full papers, but accepted for the conference, will be published in the EMAN 2022 Conference Proceedings ISSN 2683-4510 (ISBN and DOI numbers will be assigned).

Full paper and abstract publication does not require presentation on the conference day.

Certificate of presentation/attendance will be sent by e-mail after the conference.

Even official languages of the conference are Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Montenegrin, Slovenian, Macedonian and Russian it is highly advised that the full paper is being written in English. Papers may be presented in any of mentioned languages.

Except conference registration fee, there are no any additional nor hidden publication costs.

In order to avoid high commission of money transfer by bank wire transfer which may go up to 35% of the transferred amount, participants may pay the conference registration fee via PayPal (5% commission).

All received papers prior peer review process will be subject of plagiarism check with iThenticate by Turnitin.

EMAN 2021 Best Paper Award Candidate 1


Yana Oliinyk, SESE “The Academy of Financial Management”, O. Honchara street, 46/48, 01034, Kyiv, Ukraine

Maria Kucheriava, SESE “The Academy of Financial Management”, O. Honchara street, 46/48, 01034, Kyiv, Ukraine

Alla Zinchenko, National University Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Building 4, Room 218, 2 Skovorody vul., Kyiv 04070, Ukraine

DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/EMAN.S.P.2021.39

EMAN 2021 Best Paper Award Candidate 2


Eliška Čičmancová, University of Žilina, Faculty of Management Science and Informatics, Univerzitná 8215/1, 010 26 Žilina, Slovakia

Marián Šotek, University of Žilina, Faculty of Management Science and Informatics, Univerzitná 8215/1, 010 26 Žilina, Slovakia

DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/EMAN.S.P.2021.101

EMAN 2021 Best Paper Award Candidate 3


Suzana Marković, Jelena Dorčić, Dora Rašan, Bruna Bucić, Marko Blažić

University of Rijeka, Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Primorska 42, p.p. 97, 51410 Opatija

DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/EMAN.S.P.2021.135

EMAN 2021 Best Paper Award Candidate 4


Vito Bobek, DOBA Busienss School, Prešernova ulica 1, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia

Shuporna Ghosh, University of Applied Sciences FH Joanneum Graz, Austria, Eggenberger Allee 11, 8020 Graz, Austria

Tatjana Horvat, University of Primorska, Faculty of Management, Cankarjeva 5, 6000 Koper, Slovenia

DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/EMAN.S.P.2021.55

EMAN 2021 Best Paper Award Candidate 5


Katerina Fotova Čiković, University North, Croatia, Ulica Koprivnička 52 G, Starigrad, Koprivnica, Croatia

DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/EMAN.S.P.2021.75

EMAN 2021 Best Paper Award Winner

Theme of the 6th EMAN
International Scientific Conference:


Economics and Management – How to Cope with Disrupted Times

The conference theme will be discussed in following sections:

  • Banking in digital environment
  • Foreign direct investment, Foreign divestment
  • Global methods of e-business
  • Hypermodernity with facts and information (fake news, alternative facts) and public relations
  • Logistics and supply chains in disruptive times
  • Marketing in disruptive times
  • Networks of ideas, inclusion of new human resources
  • New technologies, robotisation, labour market and social net
  • New methods of leadership, management and innovation
  • Smart cities and places, relation between urban and rural
  • Making business in environment of fast changing technologies
  • Business laws and ethics
  • Accounting and accounting standards
  • Strategic management and management tools in disruptive times
  • The support of international integrations and institutions
  • Transport and tourism in the times of economic growth and new technologies
  • Immobility market
  • The role of the government in disruptive times
  • Energy and raw materials markets
  • IT’s role in disruptive times
  • Sustainability, circular economy and sharing economy
  • Education and higher education in disruptive times
  • Protectionism: causes and consequences
  • Global and regional inequalities
  • Cryptocurrencies: change of the financial landscape
  • Challenges of digital economy

The EMAN Conference is Organised by:

Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans headquartered in Belgrade – Serbia is a non-governmental and non-profit association, founded in 2014 to support the development of scientific thought in the region, development of management and economics profession, as well as education of its members and the general public.

The Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans currently has more than 180 members who came from more than 130 different institutions, more specifically, members from Balkans countries as associate members and honorary members from other countries (Slovakia, Czech Republic, Russia, Ukraine, Mexico, Austria, Switzerland, Turkey, etc.).

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Faculty of Management Koper – Slovenia is a higher education institution for education and research in the fields of social sciences and business management. In addition to education and research, the basic activities of the faculty are providing consultancy to companies and other organisations, publishing and organisation of international conferences.

​Faculty of Management was established in 1995 as a freestanding institution. In 2003 it became one of the founding members of the University of Primorska.

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A 22-years tradition in online learning makes DOBA Business School one of the leading online business schools in the region. Its accredited online learning programmes are run fully online, allowing professionals to carry on with their career while working toward a degree. Flexible, yet highly structured online learning with 24/7 tutorial support, peer collaboration and continuous feedback to enhance student performance are among the main assets that make online learning at DBS worthy of the UNIQUe accreditation of ICT in teaching and learning, an accreditation awarded 2013 by the European Foundation for Quality in e-Learning.

In 2018 The DBS obtained next top European accreditation for online study – The EOCCS accreditation by the European Foundation of Management Development (EFMD). In this way DOBA Business School holds the honour of being the first and only online higher education institution in South-Eastern Europe to hold top European accreditations. The DBS is a vibrant international learning community with 4.824 graduates and with 1.200 students from over 34 different countries.

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The aim of Integrated Business Faculty Skopje – North Macedonia is to assist students to gain knowledge and develop their full intellectual potential and professionalism.

The majority of our faculty staff are researchers – professors, associate professors and visiting professors active in education in various ways.
Innovation in education and research takes place through renewal of interactive teaching methods and students’ participation in multidisciplinary projects.

Staff is committed to facilitate studying of all enrolled students at the IBF, through professional, effective and on time provided administrative services.

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The Faculty of Management was founded in 1997 in Zajecar and is the first private faculty in Eastern Serbia. From its foundation, the Faculty has been part of the renowned Belgrade Megatrend University.

Only a year before the foundation of the Faculty of Management, the first private Graduate School of Management was founded. Today, the city of Zajecar is proud to have both the Faculty of Management and Management and Business College where students receive training in management and economics. These two institutions are part of the higher education system of the Republic of Serbia, their syllabuses being accredited by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Serbia.

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EMAN Conference Scientific Committee (2021-2024)

  • 48 members (23 male and 25 female members)
  • 30 countries (Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Greece, Egypt, Georgia, Hungary, Italy, Kuwait, Macau, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Spain, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sultanate of Oman, Turkey, USA, Ukraine, India) and
  • Five continents – Asia, Africa, North America, South America, and Europe.

Armand Faganel

Dr. Armand Faganel, Head of Marketing Department at the University of Primorska, Faculty of Management. Diplomas: BA in Marketing at the University of Maribor, MSc in Marketing at the University of Maribor, and PhD in Management at the University of Primorska. Before joining the academia he worked in sales and was marketing manager, sales manager and director at FMCG and automotive companies....

Bashar H. Malkawi

Bashar H. Malkawi University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law1201 E. Speedway Blvd. Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA EDUCATION Doctorate of Juridical Science (Scientiea Juridicae Doctor, S.J.D), American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, D.C, August 2005. Master of Laws (LL.M) in International Trade Law, The University of Arizona, College of Law, Tucson, Arizona, May 2001....

Beata Zyznarska-Dworczak

I. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0827-2583: Dr. Beata Zyznarska-Dworczak is an assistant professor at Accounting Department of Poznan University of Economics and Business in Poland. She is a certified auditor - a member of Polish Chamber of Statutory Auditors. She is an ordinary member of the Polish Association of Accountants and also a member of the Polish Economic Society. She is a lecturer of...

Beatriz Corchuelo Martínez-Azúa

She is a Professor at the Department of Economics of the University of Extremadura (Spain). She has a background in applied economics, with a PhD in Economics and a Master in Economic Analysis (Spanish Institute of Fiscal Studies, Madrid). She teaches Microeconomics and Macroeconomics in the area of ​​Foundations of Economic Analysis at the Faculty of Economics and Business. Her main research...

Biljana Petrevska

Biljana Petrevska was born on 23.12.1983 in Skopje. On 28.6.2013, the teaching council of the Faculty of Law "Iustinianus Primus" - University of St. Cyril and Methodius in Skopje, selected Biljana Petrevska in the title of Assistant Professor at the department of Business Law. In 2018, the teaching council of the Faculty of Law "Iustinianus Primus" - University of St. Cyril and Methodius in...


Prof. Ionel BOSTANDoctoral School of Economic Sciences,Ștefan cel Mare University, Suceava, Romania Qualifications 1988 B.Sc., Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Iasi, Romania, Economics 1999 Ph.D., Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Iasi, Romania, Economics 2004 B.Sc., Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Iasi, Romania, Law 2008 Ph.D., Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Iasi, Romania, Law Publications...


Professor, PhD, Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Public Administration (from 2012 - present) at University “Stefan cel Mare” of Suceava, Habilitation in economics, with thesis Sustainable Economy and Entrepreneurship, editor in chief of The Annals of The “Stefan cel Mare” University Suceava, Fascicle of The Faculty of Economics and Public Administration (Index. BDI- Research Papers in...

Chara Karakosta

Dr. Charikleia Karakosta is a Chemical Engineer of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). She holds a PhD in Decision Support Systems Promoting the Effective Technology Transfer within the frame of Climate Change from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and a MSc in Energy Production and Management from NTUA. Her expertise focuses on energy and environmental...

Dejan Filipović

Dean of the Faculty of Geography, University of Belgrade - Serbia since 2012. Environmental Protection is his professional field of interest. Prof. Filipovic's research interests are strategic environmental assessments, environmental protection in spatial and urban planning and planning waste management. Postdoctoral specialization in the fields of environmental impact assessments and modelling...

Dolores Amalia Gallardo Vazquez

Lecturer and researcher in the Department of Financial Economy and Accounting at the Faculty of Economics Sciences and Business Administration at the University of Extremadura, in Spain. She is an Economist specialized in Financial Accounting, Intellectual Capital and Corporate Social Responsibility. She has managed the Orientation and Teacher Training Service at the University for four years....

Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans – UdEkoM Balkan
179 Ustanicka St, 11000 Belgrade, Republic of Serbia

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