Anita Kozák
Department of Economics, Eszterhazy Karoly University of Applied Sciences, Egeszseghaz street 4, H-3300 Eger, Hungary
Zoltán Krajcsák
Department of Entrepreneurship and Human Resources, Budapest Business School, Buzogany street 10-12,
H-1149 Budapest, Hungary

2nd International Scientific Conference – EMAN 2018 – Economics and Management: How to Cope With Disrupted Times, Ljubljana – Slovenia, March 22, 2018, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade, Serbia; Faculty of Management Koper, Slovenia; Doba Business School – Maribor, Slovenia; Integrated Business Faculty –  Skopje, Macedonia; Faculty of Management – Zajecar, Serbia, ISBN 978-86-80194-11-0


This is a conceptual paper which contains our previous empirical results in the field of organizational management’s responses to shortage of skilled workers, the most important points from a planning research – include the methodology, research questions and hypothesis. Last year we conducted a research entitled “Local Capital, Local Employment in Heves County” with the Regional Economic Development Research Group. The results of our primary surveys allowed us to conclude that it would be useful to examine how organizations were prepared for the difficulties arising from the current and expected labor market situation. Especially the shortage of skilled workers bring new challenges to the organizational management and HR specialists. Our goal is to create a measuring system to be able to assess the stress points on the labor market, analyze the organizational responses and evaluate their effectiveness. In order to get a complete picture of the exanimated influence our empirical research would spread employees’ views besides the employer’s side. 

Key words

shortage of skilled workers, human resource management, employee satisfaction, employee commitment


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