Dalija Kuvačić
Zagreb University of Applied Sciences, Vrbik 8, Zagreb, Croatia
Vlasta Roška
Libertas International University, Zagreb, Trg J.F. Kennedyja 6, Croatia
Daniel Behtanić
Environmental protection and Energy Efficiency Fund, Radnička cesta 80, Zagreb, Croatia

DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/EMAN.S.P.2019.73

3rd International Scientific Conference – EMAN 2019 – Economics and Management: How to Cope With Disrupted Times, Ljubljana – Slovenia, March 28, 2019, SELECTED PAPERS 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 978-86-80194-19-6, ISSN 2683-4510


Information technology is a driver of modern business and revolution that affects the competition of all participants in the local and global market. It affects the customer’s strength and lowers costs, links business partners, triggers new business processes and participates in creating new products. The global business environment of companies crossing the borders of their country and doing business in other countries today is the standard that everyone is trying to reach. Such business goals have an impact on the economy of the whole country. The accelerated development of information technology has greatly influenced the international markets that were once limited by geographic distances. All companies in today’s world market are equally competitive and can achieve significant success. The main aim of this paper is analysis of the impact of using information technologies on the international business development of state-owned companies in the Republic of Croatia. We introduced the results of the survey research on target population of 122 employees in state-owned companies in the Republic of Croatia. The research was conducted in the period from August 27 to September 6, 2018. The data are processed statistically with the SPSS program. The results of our research have undoubtedly showed that state-owned companies in the Republic of Croatia that use advanced information technology and investing in IT education of their employees achieve significant success on the international market.


information technology, international business development, state-owned companies.


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