Ensar Mekic

Ensar Mekic
International BURCH University · Management

PhD

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January 2018 - present
International BURCH University
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Description
  • Production Management; Corporate Management
October 2015 - January 2018
International BURCH University
Position
  • Senior Teaching Assistant
Description
  • Introduction to Research Methods Statistics Applied Statistics Enterprise Resource Systems Organization Theory Production Management
January 2013 - present
International BURCH University
Position
  • Quality Assurance Specialist
Education
October 2014 - October 2017
International BURCH University
Field of study
  • Management
October 2012 - October 2014
International BURCH University
Field of study
  • Quality Management
October 2009 - July 2012
International BURCH University
Field of study
  • Management

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Publications (26)
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Considering the significant effect of the furniture manufacturing sector on B&H economy, this research provides an important insight into the investigation of the relationship between the inventory management and the financial performance. This study was conducted on the Bosnian market and targeted a sample of 128 furniture manufacturing firms. Mul...
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Internet enabled the emergence of social media platforms, opened new markets and changed the way businesses and organizations operate, communicate with their target audience, promote their activities and achievements. Non-profit organizations worldwide use social media platforms and strive to increase user engagement and the number of reactions to...
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Despite the fact that the relationship between quality practices and financial performance has been significantly addressed in managerial literature, few studies investigated mediators in this relationship, and very few of them focused on the ISO 9001 effectiveness. This study aimed at exploring both the relationship and the mediators between ISO 9...
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Bosnia and Herzegovina is among ten countries in the world with the highest mortality rate due to COVID-19 infection. Lack of lockdown, open borders, high mortality rate, no herd immunity, no vaccination plan, and strong domestic anti-vaccination movement present serious COVID-19 concerns in Bosnia and Herzegovina. In such circumstances, we set out...
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This study is focused on empirical factors that are influencing perceived success of ERP implementation by users in companies in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The study investigates effects of training quality and team competence on ERP implementation success in Bosnia and Herzegovina companies. A structured survey, based on previously validated scales,...
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Culture is shared assumptions, beliefs, attitudes, or beliefs that helps individuals or groups to respond various actions or events that they face in daily life. Besides, leadership is art of influencing others to achieve desired objectives in organizations. On one hand, the growing body of the literature argues the effectiveness of the transformat...
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Even though the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) technologies have been significantly addressed in managerial literature, few studies investigated the topic in context of Bosnia and Herzegovina (B&H). This study explores the ERP technologies adoption using a Technology Acceptance Model (TAM). Accordingly, effects of Perceived Ease of Use and Perc...
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In a rapidly developing IT business environment, quality management practices in various forms are inevitable. Information Technology industry is experiencing the fastest growth in the Bosnian economy over the past five years. Therefore, they are constantly adapting to meet the challenges of digital transformation and to satisfy the expectations of...
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The purpose of this study is to develop theoretical grounds to investigate relationship between different leadership styles of sport managers and achievement motivation of practitioners in judo sport of Bosnia and Herzegovina (B&H). Practitioners’ perceptions on sport managers’ leadership styles and achievement motivation of practitioners can be us...
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The main purpose of this study is to provide conceptual theoretical framework with purpose to investigate effects of quality and brand image on brand loyalty of smartphone consumers in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Hypothesized relationships are to be investigated as this represents scientifically unexplored aspect of our daily lives. The methodology sug...
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Despite the fact that the relationship between quality practices and financial performance was significantly addressed in managerial literature, few studies investigated mediators in this relationship, and very few of them focused on the ISO 9001 Effectiveness. This study aimed to explore mediators of the relationship between ISO 9001 Effectiveness...
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Agencija za razvoj visokog obrazovanja i osiguranje kvaliteta BiH Banja Luka, Bosna i Hercegovina REZIME U 2015. godini završene su revizije standarda kvaliteta ISO 9001:2015 i Evropskim standardima i smjernicama (ESG) 2015. Zbog kompatibilnosti pomenutih standarda, mnoge visokoškolske ustanove (VŠU) aktivne u evropskom prostoru visokog obrazovanja...
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The main purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between Organizational Learning Capability, ISO 9001 Effectiveness and Financial Performance f Bosnian exporters. Based on literature review, a conceptual model was validated and the hypotheses were proposed. The measurement instrument used in this study is a structured survey prepa...
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The purpose of this study is to offer a conceptual model which is based on carefully reviewed literature. The model consists of three important variables: ISO 9001 Effectiveness, financial performance of exporting companies, and organizational learning capability. The model proposes direct impact of ISO 9001 Effectiveness on financial performance o...
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The purpose of this study is to investigate relationship between higher education service quality and student loyalty through student satisfaction. Secondary goals are to examine influence of each five dimensions individually on student satisfaction, effect of perceived value on student satisfaction and impact of student satisfaction on loyalty. Ei...
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The main objective of this exploratory study is to provide insights into perceptions of students towards quality of services at private higher education institution Star, located in B&H. A survey as a main instrument has been developed, and 448 students participated in the study. Main methodology used for purpose of data analysis is descriptive sta...
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Handling money with no physical contact has been enormously developed in previous decades. However, developing new methods of handling money transactions online did not mean only new way of managing money for clients, but new ways of online robbery as well. Possibility of stealing money with no physical contact and any tangible evidence remaining a...
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Main objective of this work is to provide empirical evidence that implementing ISO 9001:2008 and standards for accreditation required by Agency for Development of Higher Education and Quality Assurance (HEA) is good way to achieve success on the way to improve quality of higher education institution. In analytical part of this paper, mainly desc...
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The main purpose of this article is to qualitatively scrutinize work of Michael Porter from the ground of two main theories proposed by him; competitive advantage and competitive strategy. Therefore this article is written with the aim to question applicability and durability of Michael Porter's strategies in modern business world. The main methodo...
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In today's economy, no company considers its operations without its virtual presence on internet. Tehrefore, companies are considering the efficiency and effectiveness of their implemeted internet facilities. The main goal of this research is to examine the perceptions of manufacturing and merchandising companies' employees in Bosnia and Herzegovin...
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Nowadays, credit cards became popular in both developed and developing countries. For lenders, more credit card applications mean more complex decision making process. The purpose of this research was to examine how accurate and reliable results Neural Networks (ANN) can provide for Credit Card approval. Research was done using Australian Credit Ca...
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The main objective of this research paper is to measure acceptance of Smartphones and empirically identify factors which are crucial influencers for Smartphone acceptance. Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) is extended by adding two additional variables, ―Perceived enjoyment‖ (PE) and ―Security and privacy‖ (SP). Survey has been prepared based on va...
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The main objective of this paper is not only to explain and discuss managerial problem known as "I and company are the same", but also to propose adequate solution that will be beneficial for managers in their practice. By using literature review methodological approach, several factors that are strongly related to this problem have been identified...
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Main objectives of this research are to examine strategic aspects of Supply Chain Management in Bosnian managerial practices, to find out their development levels, to diagnose problems and try to give proper solutions through the discussion of results. Survey was prepared based on six variables and five measuring items for each variable. 183 respon...
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Knowledge Management has emerged globally to facilitate sustainability of the organizations as a result of competitive environment. Organizational learning not only asserts and promotes organizational outcome and improved performance, but also plays a significant role in achieving innovation and overall satisfaction through internalization; staff e...

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- Poboljšati efektivnost sistema upravljanja kvalitetom; - Poboljšanje poslovnih procesa; - Povećati zadovoljstvo kupaca; - Povećanje nivoa znanja uposlenih.
Archived project
International Conference on Economic and Social Studies will be held for 5th time in May 2017, here in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The topic will be Rural Business Development in the Balkan Region.