Nemanja Berber

Nemanja Berber
University of Novi Sad · Faculty of Economics, Department of Management

PhD

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Additional affiliations
April 2017 - present
University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Economics in Subotica
Position
  • Professor
July 2016 - March 2017
University of Novi Sad
Position
  • Research Assistant
September 2013 - April 2017
University of Novi Sad
Position
  • Research Assistant
Education
October 2010 - July 2015
University of Novi Sad
Field of study
  • Management
October 2008 - July 2010
University of Novi Sad
Field of study
  • Management
October 2005 - September 2008
University of Novi Sad
Field of study
  • Management

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Publications (91)
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The “organizational equilibrium” all over the world has been significantly disrupted by the Coronavirus outbreak. The human resources system was the first internal organizational component to come under the “instability attack” that originated from the world economy collapse. Mass layoffs and reductions/reorganizations in terms of work engagements...
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The research objective of the study is to identify if there is a statistically significant effect of EI competencies on organizational performance, like emotional self-awareness, achievement orientation, adaptability, optimism, and emotional self-control on one side and financial, employee, and operational performance on the other side. The authors...
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Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a concept that is based on the idea of a balance between economic, social, and environmental goals of companies. In contemporary business, companies need to be responsible not just to their shareholders, but to broader stakeholders, where employees, customers, investors, suppliers, local community, and natur...
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This paper aims to determine the effects of using social networks on work-related outcomes. Observed work-related outcomes are job satisfaction, organizational commitment, and work performance. The moderating effects of gender and age of respondents on the given relations were also observed. In addition, this paper aims to consider the theoretical...
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Human resource management (HRM) is becoming more and more important in contemporary business. As the process of managing organizations’ most valuable assets, human capital, HRM needs to answer to all challenges that are arising in the internal and external business environment to achieve its goal, to attract, motivate, and retain employees. New cha...
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Human resource management (HRM) is an important managerial process and function related to the management of human capital. One of the main HRM activities is performance management (PM), as the strategic and integrated approach aimed at delivering success to an organization focusing on the improvement of employees' performance and development. PM p...
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The problem of employee turnover has been investigated in recent years because more and more countries and organizations are faced with the lack of an adequate labor force. The new generation of employees (Y and Z generations), contemporary political, social, and economic challenges, and the COVID-19 pandemic have raised new issues in human resourc...
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Agribusiness firms are faced with several challenges like globalization, internationalization of business, the introduction of new technologies, especially the digitalization process, higher competitiveness of foreign agribusiness firms, etc. One of the very important challenges is the effective management of human capital. Although it is one of th...
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The main aim of this paper is to investigate the effects that gender, age, and educational level have on leadership styles, based on the Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire (MLQ) methodology. The sample used in the research comprises 140 managers from the banking sector in Serbia. The research was performed in 2019. The research methodology includ...
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Background: Modern business operations, which have resulted in a significant growth of major companies, both those operating within their national boundaries and multinational ones, have contributed to an increased exploitation of natural resources, environmental pollution, harmful gas emissions, drinking water scarcity, deforestation and many othe...
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The application of financial participation, as a way of rewarding employees, is one of the most important topics in the modern practice of rewarding employees because it directly affects employees' attitudes and behaviour. The subject of the paper is the analysis of the application of the employee share scheme, profit sharing, and stock options in...
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Apstrakt: Istraživanja na temu liderstva i menadžmenta ljudskih resursa ukazala su da oba koncepta imaju pozitivne relacije sa uspehom zaposlenih, timova i organizacija. Oba koncepta, svaki za sebe, imaju specifičnosti i prednosti koje donose organizacijama koje ih implementiraju. Međutim, u savremenim uslovima poslovanja koje, osim ekonomskih, pol...
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Research Question: The authors investigate the impact of Flexible Work Arrangements (FWAs) on employee behavior during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Republic of Serbia. The main question is whether FWA and in which manner influences employees’ behavior, especially turnover intentions and employees’ engagement. Motivation: Based on the study results...
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This study aims to increase the knowledge on relations between corporate social responsibility (CSR), employee commitment, and firm performance in Serbia. The theoretical part of the article analyzes the relations between CSR and firm performances, as well as CSR and employee commitment, based on available world-wide research results. The empirical...
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Corporate social responsibility (CSR), as a concept that tackles economic, social, and environmental dimensions of business, becomes more and more implemented in companies all around the world. There are different effects that CSR can have on business performance, but it is generally accepted that CSR is related to positive outcomes in business org...
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Based on the responses of the surveyed companies and institutions, we analyzed what government measures help to solve the problems and tensions in the labor market. By our empirical research we aimed to look for the main triggers and the typical means of labor shortage and labor retention. We also examined what efficiency improvement plans and robo...
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In the recent years the labor market of the Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries has changed a lot. One of the main business challenges in the CEE region is the worker shortage. The possible reasons of this phenomenon are the emigration of the labor force from the countries of the former Eastern Bloc to the Western countries, the negative d...
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Managing human capital is growing into one of the most complex tasks that are set before the managers of the modern age. The reason for this lies in the fact that the 21st century workforce consists of several diametrically opposed generations' representatives who are expected to ignore their differences, adopt common values, and while standing "si...
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The topic of emotional intelligence has attracted considerable in­terest from both academics and practitioners. Emotionally intelligent lead­ers have the ability to express, understand and regulate their own as well as others’ emotions. Previous evidence suggests that emotionally intelligent leaders play a crucial role in encouraging employees to p...
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Research Question: The authors of the article investigate if there is a relationship between the psychological characteristics of students at the Faculty of Economics and their entrepreneurial intentions. Motivation: Based on the study results of Littunen (2000), Walter et al. (2013) and Popescu et al. (2016), the authors planned to identify the fa...
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In the context of a very turbulent environment where various challenges are more and more present, companies often apply different strategies in order to harmonize their business with new and often unfavorable conditions. One of the possible strategies of companies is the downsizing strategy. Downsizing, as an organizational strategy, usually invol...
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Teamwork is one of the most important factors for business success in the modern economy. In almost every area of business, teams receive more and more attention, since it has been found that teamwork leads to greater individual, group, and even organizational performance. The aim of this research is to investigate the effectiveness of teamwork and...
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Purpose The aim of this research is to investigate and detect determinants of the training practice and conspicuous differences in the sample of nine Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries (Croatia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Slovenia, Slovakia, Serbia and Romania). The study was conducted with three distinct objectives: the investi...
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Purpose We explore the effects of three organizational variables (country of origin of the multinational company (MNC), the timing of entry into the European Union and the mode of establishment of the MNC subsidiary unit) on the human resource management (HRM) practices being pursued by subsidiaries of large MNCs operating in selected countries in...
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In the Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries within the framework of the previous economic system, there were only traces of the features of modern human resource management (HRM). Since the political and economic changes, major transformation in the HRM practice has occurred, resulting in a development of the organizational position, role a...
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The goal of the research was to explore and determine the relationships between CSR related to employees and business and environmental performance. The authors conducted field research on the territory of Autonomous Provence of Vojvodina, Republic of Serbia in the period from October 2019 until the end of March 2020 to collect the data from busine...
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Today's business environment imposes the need to continuously generate creative ideas not only for companies to grow, but also to survive in a hypercompetitive environment. Forming a creative model of organization and stimulating employees' creative behavior is one of the priorities, which can be achieved by establishing a parallel organizational c...
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In the turbulent business environment of today, the competitiveness of all organizations is primarily based on intangible resources. Due to global competition, the permanent actualization of employee competencies is imperative for the long-term survival of organizations. The higher education system bears a special responsibility in this process, as...
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The purpose of this paper is to explore leadership styles and relationships between the dominant leadership style and the outcomes that are related to leadership. The research methodology incorporates an analytical investigation of the available literature in the area of leadership, as well as a statistical analysis of the data collected during the...
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In the conditions of growing competition on the market, organizations must ensure their sustainability, first of all, by implementing a systemic concept of business conduct in which the management is recognized as a powerful process of achieving high organizational performances. It is a concept that enables the meeting of the needs of consumers on...
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This article provides guidelines for optimizing organizational management styles and achieving a balance between life and work. Contributing to sustainable human development will contribute to the psychology of sustainability and sustainable development. The main purpose of the paper is to determine the relations between the preferences of manageme...
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The training and development of employees (T&D) represents one of the most important and basic HR activities, which are a source of creating sustainable change in behaviour and understanding employees. Through the acquisition of new knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA), employees are likely to become more productive and achieve better results. Bas...
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The main objective of this paper is to determine the factors of influence on growth aspired entrepreneurial ventures in order to determine characteristics of these entrepreneurs in the SEE region. We draw upon data from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor international survey in order to provide deeper insight into the high-growth entrepreneurship...
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Coaching as a skill for helping others grow and develop in the workplace has become a major asset in the life of profit-oriented organizations in recent decades. Coaching as a unique practice to develop the human resources of a company can create a partnership between a supervisor and an employee. The aim of the work is to analyze the effects of co...
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Corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainable development are concepts that at their core deal with the socially responsible behavior of economic and political actors, i.e. balancing economic, social and environmental goals. CSR is linked to all aspects of management, especially Human Resource Management (HRM). HRM occupies a special place...
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The subject of this research represents analysis of internationalisation activity of early-stage entrepreneurs in South East Europe region (SEE). The goal of this study is to determine characteristics of export oriented entrepreneurs from SEE region through the study of factors influencing international orientation. Geographical area of this resear...
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Napjainkban a digitalizáció és az innováció kérdései megkerülhetetlenek a szervezeti stratégiák alakítása során. A „Változások a humánerőforrás menedzsmentben a digitális transzformáció útján” című felmérést a Humán Szakemberek Országos Szövetsége (HSZOSZ) és a Zsigmond Király Egyetem Humán Erőforrás és Menedzsment Tanszéke (ZSKE, 2018. szeptembert...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to research the impact of one of HRM activities, employees’ development, on the level of organizational innovative performances. HR development techniques that organizations use in order to develop employee’s knowledge, skills and abilities and their impact on the perceived level of organizational innovativeness...
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The aim of this paper is to explore the development of the compensation practice in the context of human resource management (HRM) in Serbia. The objectives are to detect the extent of the usage of different elements in the compensation packages, the level of negotiation during the determination of the basic pay, the responsibility for decision mak...
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The digital age causes significant changes in the business environment. As one of the most important components of the modern business environment, technological environment and information technology (IT) influenced the development of many areas of business. The most notable changes are happening in the production of hardware and software, and ind...
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Customer satisfaction with the service that has been provided to them is a basic prerequisite for their loyalty, i.e. their retention by the organization that provided them a service. However, for the overall customers' perception of the service quality and their satisfaction with it, the great importance has the content of the service that has bee...
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This is a study based on comparative transnational survey evidence from across Europe. It examines recent trends in the use of external providers to manage human resources and how this use has changed since the global economic crisis that began in 2008. The study shows that the use of external HRM providers significantly decreased following the ons...
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The purpose of this paper is to investigate the effect of employee density on shelf based out-of-stocks, i.e. situations when products are physically present at stores, but not on the marked sale positions. In addition, for the first time, these relations were analyzed among different retail formats. By using POS estimation method, shelf based out-...
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This paper aims to increase understanding of the role and identify a model of a successful management team under the conditions of domestic economy in Serbia. The research problem is connected to the scientific valorization of the importance and prospects of the management teams through research of their effects and the creation of more effective m...
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Drawing upon a large scale comparative data-set we explore the preferred approaches to managerial compensation pursued by organizations operating in the Central and Eastern European (CEE) transition economies of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Lithuania, Hungary, Slovenia, Slovakia and Serbia. In order to generate insights on the state of ma...
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Countries at a different level of development exhibit a variety of entrepreneurial initiatives and activities in terms of motives of entrepreneurial behavior, but also the scope and structure of entrepreneurial ventures. The aim of this paper is to explore the relationship between the degree of economic development and the motives of entrepreneuria...
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Demographic changes are caused by different factors - economic, political, environmental, health, migration, etc. Demographic changes, observed through changes in gender and age of the population, largely affect changes of the business environment and work in modern organizations. The former organizational structure, business rules, norms of behavi...
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Human resource management (HRM) plays an important role in achieving companies' goals meanwhile taking care of employees' needs. The outsourcing of HR activities may be an adequate way of improving the efficiency of activities concerning the most valuable assets of a company, its employees. The aim of this paper is to analyze the role of the HR dep...
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In a contemporary environment which is characterised by global competition and radical economic changes, human capital, with its knowledge, competencies, and experiences, is becoming more and more important factor for gaining sustainable business performances. The aim of this paper is to explore the development and current state of the training pra...
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Human resource management (HRM) in contemporary economics is linked to a company’s success measured through numerous organizational measures (profitability, productivity, rate of innovation, market share, environmental performances, etc.). The role of HRM in large enterprises is relatively known, especially when the competitiveness and sustainable...
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The purpose of this paper is to explore the practice of outsourcing in Human Resource Management (HRM) in countries of Europe-EU and Serbia. An analytical exploration of available literature in the area of outsourcing was made, as well as a statistical analysis of the CRANET research data to determine the actual level of outsourcing in HRM in compa...
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The paper explores organisational level training practices in the Central and Eastern European (CEE) region and tests their impact on overall organisational performance. We draw upon data from the CRANET international survey of HR practices in order to provide a comparative overview of training and development in selected CEE Countries. Distinguish...
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Human resource management (HRM) is a management concept which obtains many practices and activities. Although there is a substantial literature on HRM in the private sector, the practice of HRM in the public sector is still scarce. In the private sector, HRM is found as a factor for gaining competitive advantage, especially if HR practices are impl...
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The paper explores organisational level training practices in the Central and Eastern European (CEE) region and tests their impact on overall organisational performance. We draw upon data from the CRANET international survey of HR practices in order to provide a comparative overview of training and development in selected CEE Countries. Distinguish...