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Dr. Emil Knezović
Associate Professor Dr.
Vice Rector for Academic Activities and Students’ Affairs
Coordinator of Distance Learning Center

Education

DegreeFaculty/ProgramUniversityYear

PhD

Faculty of Business and Administration/Management and Leadership Studies

International University of Sarajevo

2016

MA

Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences/Management

International Burch University

2012

BA

Faculty of Business and Administration/Management

International University of Sarajevo

2011

Academic Experience

TitleFaculty/ProgramUniversityPeriod

Associate Professor

Faculty of Business and Administration/Management

International University of Sarajevo

2021-

Assistant Professor

Faculty of Business and Administration/Management

International University of Sarajevo

2016-2021

Lecturer

Faculty of Business and Administration/Management

International University of Sarajevo

2013-2014

Admisnitrative Experience

TitleFaculty/ProgramUniversityPeriod

Head of Department

Department of Economics and Management

International University of Sarajevo

2018-

Vice-Dean for Academic and Students Affairs

Faculty of Business and Administration

International University of Sarajevo

2019-2020

Student Demonstrator

Faculty of Business and Administration/Management

International University of Sarajevo

2015-2016

Student Assistant

Faculty of Business and Administration/Management

International University of Sarajevo

2010-2011

Work Experience

TitleEmployerPeriod

Lecturer

Leadership and Entrepreneurship Center

2014-2016

External collaborator for Finance and Accounting

BTS d.o.o Visoko

2012-2015

Internship at Accounting and Finance Department

BBI Real Estate d.o.o. Sarajevo

2011-2012

Board Member

Association “Damar omladine” Visoko

2010-2013

EDITED BOOKS

Palalić, R., Knezović, E., & Dana, L. - P. (2020), Women's Entrepreneurship in Former Yugoslavia: Historical Framework, Ecosystem, and Future Perspectives for the Region. Springer.

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REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

Knezović, E., & Drkić, A. (2021). Innovative work behavior in SMEs: the role of transformational leadership. Employee Relations, 43(2), 398-415.

Knezović, E., & Greda, N. (2021). Career development and affective commitment: a comparative study of family and non-family businesses. Journal of Family Business Management, 11(4), 462-478.

Jonason, P., Żemojtel-Piotrowska, M., Piotrowski, J., [and 49 other including Knezović, E.] (2020). Country-level correlates of the dark triad traits in 49 countries. Journal of Personality88(6), 1252-1267.

Knezović, E., & Đilović, A. (2020). Employee engagement and work-related outcomes: the case of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Management: Journal of Contemporary Management Issues, 25(2), 133-150.

Knezović, E., Bušatlić, S., & Ridić, O. (2020). Strategic human resource management in small and medium enterprises. International Journal of Human Resource Development and Management, 20(2), 114-139.

Knezović, E., & Musrati, M. (2018). Empowering leadership, psychological empowerment and employee’s creativity. International Journal of Innovation, Creativity and Change, 4(2) 51-72.

Knezović, E. (2018). The influence of strategic HR practices on organizational performance in micro companies. Economic Review, 16(2), 53-62.

Knezović, E., Palalić, R., Bičo, A., & Đilović, A. (2018). Employee engagement: a comparative study of family and non-family businesses. International Journal of Transitions and Innovation Systems, 6(2), 156-172.

Knezović, E., Bušatlić, S., & Plojović, S. (2015). Corporate social responsibility and web reporting. Inquiry, 1(2), 47-64.

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BOOK CHAPTERS

Knezović, E., Riđić, O., & Chambas, M. (2020), Human capital and innovation: Analysis of Western Balkans, in: Ramadani V. et al, (Eds.), Organizational Mindset of Entrepreneurship, Springer, pp. 153-180.

Knezović, E. (2018). Berlinski process i Zapadni Balkan: Analiza Bosne i Hercegovine, in: Mulaosmanović [ed.] Bosna i Hercegovina i Berlinski process: Analiza ključnih procesa u BiH pred Londonsku konferenciju 2018, Internacionani Univerzitet u Sarajevu, pp. 6-14.

Plojović, S., Bušatlić, S., & Knezović, E. (2016), Agribusiness and its potential in Bosnia and Herzegovina, in: Oğurlu, Y. & Kulanić, A. [eds.] Bosnia and Herzegovina: Law, society, and politics, International University of Sarajevo, pp. 137-166.​

Bušatlić, S., Plojović, S., & Knezović, E. (2013), Turkish-Balkans economic diplomacy: A tool for strengthening business opportunities, in: Mulalic, M., Korkut, H. & Nuroglu, E. [eds] Turkish-Balkans relations, TASAM Publication, pp. 317-334

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ARTICLES IN REFEREED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Bušatlić S., & Knezović E. (2015), ‘Determinants of Small and Medium Business Performance’, Proceedings of the International Research Congress on Social Sciences, [ed.] Kara, H., Sarajevo, pp. 327-338.       

Knezović, E. (2015), ‘Human Resource Management Practices in Micro Companies’, Proceedings of the 1st IUS Graduate Conference, Sarajevo, pp. 33-48.

Knezović, E., & Bušatlić, S. (2014), ‘Investing in Human Capital: Case of Bosnia and Herzegovina’, Proceedings of the First Sarajevo International Conference, Sarajevo, pp. 162-172.

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ARTICLES IN CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Marinov, G., Riđić, O., Jukić, T., & Knezović, E. (2019) Abstractness of economic terms in the perceptions of Bosnians-Herzegovinians, Bulgarians and Croatians - an empirical study, Poster presentation at the 6th International Mediterranean Social Sciences Congress (MECAS VI), Milan, Italy.

Hodžić-Akagić, A., & Knezović, E. (2015), ‘Sustainability Challenge: Social Networks as a Factor of Organizational Improvement’, Paper presented at the International Conference on Economic and Social Studies, Sarajevo.

Knezović, E., & Bušatlić, S. (2015), ‘The Role of Manager’s Human Capital in Small and Medium Enterprises’, Paper presented at the International Conference on Economic and Social Studies, Sarajevo.

Knezović, E. (2013), ‘Optimization Problem with Transaction Cost’, Paper presented at the Second Regional Conference on Soft Computing 2013, Sarajevo.

Knezović, E., & Bušatlić, S. (2013), ‘Importance and Contribution of Small and Medium Enterprises to Economy of Bosnia and Herzegovina’, Paper presented at the European Conference of Technology and Society, Sarajevo.

Knezović, E., & Ozguven, K. (2013), ‘Focus Groups in Management and Social Sciences’, Paper presented at the European Conference of Technology and Society, Sarajevo.

Bulbul, A., Fišević, A., Knezović, E., & Hadrović, M. (2012), ‘Sustainability & Education - E-Learning Website’, Paper presented at the 3rd International Symposium on Sustainable Development, Sarajevo.

Knezović, E., & Ergün, U. (2012), ‘Macroeconomic Determinants of Sustainable Development in Bosnia and Herzegovina’, Paper presented at the 3rd International Symposium on Sustainable Development, Sarajevo.

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PHD / MASTER DISSERTATIONS

Ph.D. Dissertations

Azra Bičo (ongoing). Entrepreneurial and entrepreneurial intentions among current and future labor forces in Bosnia and Herzegovina. International University of Sarajevo.

Aida Hamur (ongoing). Innovation in SMEs in Bosnia and Herzegovina: a comprehensive study on antecedents, outcomes and contextual factors of product and process innovation. International University of Sarajevo.

Master theses

Lamija Jamak (2021). Internal branding as a strategy of increasing employee’s intention to stay: the role of brand orientation and brand identification. International University of Sarajevo.

Ilma Neimarlija (2021). Organizational justice and employees’ intention to stay: the mediating role of job satisfaction. International University of Sarajevo.

Hamza Smajić (2020). Investigating the mediating role of affective commitment between employee participation in the decision-making process and organizational citizenship behavior. International University of Sarajevo.

Mubarak Adam (2019). Human capital and innovation. International University of Sarajevo.

Arnela Đilović (2018). Employee engagement in Bosnia and Herzegovina: an analysis of determinants and outcomes. International University of Sarajevo.

Muad Musrati (2017). The influence of empowerment leadership and psychological empowerment on employees’ creativity in Bosnia and Herzegovina. International University of Sarajevo.

Master projects

Adla Rašidović (2020). Path-goal theory and employee engagement: insights from Bosnia and Herzegovina. International University of Sarajevo.

Amina Drkić (2019). The determinants and outcomes of innovative work behavior. International University of Sarajevo.

Nedžla Greda (2019). Career development: a comparative study of family and non-family businesses. International University of Sarajevo.

Kerim Lojo (2019). Perceived organizational support and its outcomes. International University of Sarajevo.

Hakan Atli (2019). Supportive human resource practices. International University of Sarajevo.

Azra Bunjo (2019). The impact of motivation on employee performance. International University of Sarajevo.

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PROJECTS

Researcher (2018) - Bosna i Hercegovina i Berlinski proces: Analiza ključnih procesa u BiH pred Londonsku konferenciju 2018, Balkan Studies Center, International University of Sarajevo.

National Research Project Manager (2018) - Narcissism(s) and Self-Esteem(s) in Cross-Cultural Context - Leader: Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski - University in Warsaw, Poland.

Researcher (2018) - International abstractness study of economic, financial, managerial, and philosophical terms - Leader: University of Economics - Varna, Bulgaria.

Researcher (2016-2018) - Horizon2020 Systemic Action for Gender Equality - Leader: Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.

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REFEREED FOR THE JOURNALS

Journal of Enterprising Communities: People and Places in the Global Economy

International Journal of Public Sector Performance Management (IJPSPM)

Psychology Research and Behavior Management

Springer Nature

SAGE Open

Epiphany: Journal of Transdisciplinary Studies

Managing Global Transitions: International Research Journal

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