Veland Ramadani

Veland Ramadani
South East European University | SEEU · Faculty of Business and Economics

PhD

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Introduction
Veland Ramadani is a Professor at South East European University, North Macedonia. His research interests include entrepreneurship, small business management and family businesses. Dr. Ramadani is Editor of Journal of Enterprising Communities (JEC). He is author of more than 120 articles and 11 books. He edited 14 books as well. In 2017, he was appointed as member of Supervisory Board of Development Bank of North Macedonia, where for ten months served as Acting Chief Operating Officer as well.
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June 2015 - present
South East European University
Position
  • Professor (Associate)

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Publications (230)
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In entrepreneurial literature male and female entrepreneurs are compared frequently. Female entrepreneur’s contributions are significantly appreciated but still they are lagging behind male entrepreneurs, is concluded in numerous studies. Women entrepreneurs have diverse motives in comparison to male while engaging in business activities. This stud...
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Systematically analyses the role of family business and entrepreneurship in the GCC countries Contributes to the growing research on family business and entrepreneurship in the GCC countries Highlights problems facing family business owners and entrepreneurs and offers policy recommendations
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This article seeks insights into how individuals, processes, and structures interact to create the micro-foundations of an operational capability related to production line innovation. Drawing on the literature on the micro-foundations of dynamic capabilities, we develop a model that explains how structures and processes encourage individuals to in...
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Global experts are increasingly concerned about entrepreneurship development; specifically, entrepreneurship education (EE) and entrepreneurial intention (EI) have received growing attention in Asian entrepreneurship research. According to the assumption of the human capital theory, EI can be enhanced through EE. On the other hand, previous researc...
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Abstract Purpose This article examines the dominant research topics that guide the literature on women's entrepreneurship in family businesses. Design/methodology/approach The authors used performance and scientific network mapping analyses from bibliometric techniques. Performance analysis was used to identify the most influential journals, autho...
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In the recent decade, women began to emerge from the square to participate in economic development. It is estimated that the 25% GDP of Bangladesh is determined by the small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) where women have notable contributions. Furthermore, women in rural areas are more likely to start their own businesses. Despite the fact tha...
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Understanding context is essential to succeed in entrepreneurship. South America is a land of contrasts, and context is perhaps even more important here than elsewhere. It is a continent of superlatives, home to rain forest and desert. Influenced by the environment, entrepreneurship varies greatly across this vast continent. Entrepreneurship can be...
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This chapter discuss the Islamic marketing concept and its four distinct stages that form a logical sequence before Islamic marketing could attain the thought leadership position it is capable of. These stages are Islamic Marketing 1.0 (IM 1.0), awareness; Islamic Marketing 2.0 (IM 2.0), Islamization of existing theory; Islamic Marketing 3.0 (IM 3....
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Purpose This study aims to investigate the online purchase intention of an older-aged group in Kosovo. Very few studies have analyzed the online purchase intention of these age groups in emerging countries including Kosovo, during the COVID-19 pandemic, which led to an increased usage of online shopping among older adults. Design/methodology/appro...
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With the establishment of social enterprises, the role of social entrepreneurs (SEs) becomes prominent with their exceptional competencies that contribute to the sustainable development (SD) of the environment. Sustainable competencies (SC) assist these entrepreneurs in strengthening their personalities for the present and future development by fac...
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Limited research exists regarding the impact of religion and religiosity on consumer behavior, particularly in the context of a desecularizing society. In this paper, we examine the factors that impact consumer intention to purchase religious products in North Macedonia. Using survey methodology and Structural Equation Modeling (SEM), we find that...
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This article discusses the motives, challenges, and perspectives of women minority‐ in Kosovo, emphasizing the pharmacy sector. The aim is to identify women minorities' motives for entrepreneurship and challenges. A qualitative methodology is applied to the interviews of ten ethnic Turkish women entrepreneurs. The interview questions focus on their...
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A larger family business seeks to remain strong and competitive against larger non-family businesses in domestic and foreign markets. This goal can result in replicating practices adopted by larger non-family businesses. We build from agency and institutional theories to explore how different are large family businesses from non-family ones as they...
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It is hard to imagine today’s world without social networks. About half of the total world population are active social media users. This high number of users was seen by businesses as a good opportunity for their promotion and rising the number of potential customers. These advantages have been exploited especially by small businesses who usually...
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Call for papers in upcoming special issue titled "Gender, Entrepreneurship and Family Business " to be published in Journal of Family Business Management, Emerald UK.
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Every society's future lies in its youth, which can be considered a critical milestone for a nation's sociopolitical development. This research examines the young population attempting to identify and explores the students' perceptions about migration, their postulates, and the reasoning why so many students ultimately choose to emigrate. Data were...
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Purpose This study aims to investigate the second-generation successors’ motives to join family businesses and their ability to generate innovation within them. Design/methodology/approach A qualitative methodology is used in this study. Data were collected through structured interview with the second-generation representatives, where the data obt...
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The COVID-19 pandemic has altered the way business is conducted. The widespread closure of commercial organizations presents opportunities to reset the way business activities are conducted. Regardless of the organization’s size or its status as a domestic or international firm, due diligence is required to find solutions that will allow firms to s...
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Recent discussions about entrepreneurial opportunity development have emphasised on the creation of value for others as its key developmental focus (Emami and Dimov, 2017; McMullen and Dimov, 2013; Metzger and King, 2015). A great deal of the entrepreneurship research has approached opportunity development by focusing on how an entrepreneur decides...
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Purpose This paper aims to examine the pattern of publications, using a bibliometric analysis of the Journal of Enterprising Communities : People and Places in the Global Economy (JEC) for the period between 2007 and 2021. Design/methodology/approach The study uses relevant bibliometric metrics and procedures. The analysis covers mainly the number...
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This study investigates value co-creation in entrepreneurship: it focuses practically on the process through which the entrepreneur's new value proposition meets the customer's problem and pain. It argues that successful entrepreneurs tend to be more empathic than unsuccessful entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs who offer their new values through an empat...
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Purpose The purpose of this study is to investigate the impact on income distribution from foreign investment and open trade. The research highlights the impact of multinational enterprises (MNEs) on inequality in Western Balkan (WB) countries from 2007 to 2019. The study seeks to answer a critical question: how do multinational corporations affect...
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Purpose Islamic boarding schools are education institutions that have been developing in Indonesia as places for the Indonesian people to learn and gain knowledge in the perspectives of the Islamic religion and Indonesian nationalism. This study aims to explore the potential of Islamic boarding schools as places to support and to empower the econom...
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This paper analyzes the influence of the socio-cultural environment, social perceptions, and entrepreneurial orientation on women’s entrepreneurial intentions. Structural equation modeling technique is used as an analytical technique involving 400 women entrepreneurs in microsmall and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Indonesia. The results showe...
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Purpose We investigate the entrepreneurial intentions of a population under crisis — namely, recent Syrian refugees in Jordan — and Jordanian citizens to start small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Design/methodology/approach Using a structured two-part survey, data were collected through online self-reported questionnaires in which respo...
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Purpose The ascent of women enterprising community (WEC) in a couple of decades draws the attention of various government and non-government bodies. Literature has mentioned various studies that focus on the factors affecting the success or failure of women entrepreneurs (WEs), but understanding of the ranking of the factors depending on the experi...
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The study explores transformational and transactional leadership styles among 173 university students. The results show that different leadership styles are impacted by students’ backgrounds. Consequently, leadership styles are influenced by either networking or the business environment. The importance of the leadership courses at universities is h...
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Purpose The aim of this study is to evaluate the entrepreneurship activity in Turkey and the Balkan countries and to show in which fields they can cooperate in the future. Design/methodology/approach Document analysis was used in the research. In this context, taking into consideration the Global Entrepreneurship Index data published in 2019, the...
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The current trend of new technologies allows us to witness and experience unprecedented growth in digital entrepreneurship. The current state of the art suggests that digital entrepreneurship can be predicted by digital entrepreneurial intentions, in turn driven by attitudes, and understanding the factors impacting decision-making can therefore be...
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The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of knowledge management (KM) processes on human resource management’s (HRM’s) performance in family-owned organizations. Therefore, a model is proposed to explain the core processes of KM and their effects on HRM's performance. A field study is conducted based on data collected from family-owned...
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Abstract: The purpose of this paper is through rural entrepreneurship to analyse and give an understanding on the concept and the current situation on rural women entrepreneurship, to explore the challenges rural women entrepreneurship face in North Macedonia, especially Albanian women and in the end to discuss potential solutions, further suggesti...
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Marketing in the emerging Islamic markets is a challenging business function since international companies must contend with unfamiliar customs, cultural differences and legal challenges. This book provides marketers who want to reach this emerging and very lucrative consumer base with much needed information about what to expect and what to avoid....
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The involvement of female entrepreneurs in the growth of a nation’s economy is an important subject. Despite various opportunities as well as structural and policy financing and support to launch and run businesses, women still face challenges that hamper their chances of success. Therefore, a study was conducted to examine the individual factors a...
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Historical phenomenon of human capital is being discussed through centuries. This important pillar in socioeconomic development is necessary to be monitored, analyzed, and debated by every country. So is for Bosnia and Herzegovina. The chapter tries to explain human capital from students’ perspective in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The current situation...
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The aim of this chapter is to identify the relationship and the impact of innovative working behaviour (IWB) of employees on their performance. With innovative working behaviour, we are trying to analyse the initiative taken from employees for improving work and the effects over working performance (WP). Employees with a higher level of innovative...
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The key factor distinguishing family firms from others is the family’s involvement in the governance of their firm through participation in ownership, management, and board (if any) along with their intentions for maintaining family control over the firm across generations. Firma Roleski in the profile of this chapter is an example. The level of fa...
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This chapter covers the challenges that entrepreneurial family businesses will encounter after the discovery of opportunities outside its domestic market. The global markets offer an array of business and trade opportunities regardless of the family business type. After reading the chapter, students will learn about the motivations and challenges f...
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Queensland Camel Company (or simply QCamel: https://qcamel.com.au) is a family-owned company in Australia. In 2014, it became the first producer of pasteurized Camel milk in Australia with an emphasis on sustainable and ethical farming. Although camels have been milked for several centuries in Africa and the Middle East, farmers in countries like A...
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This chapter overviews the human resource management (HRM) role in private firms, providing the best guide to the whole organizations. As a powerful tool, HRM mediates between the top management and employees, providing both sides their satisfaction. Thus, the content of this chapter stresses the general practices in HRM while providing the best wa...
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Ugarak Product is a family business manufacturing all types of products with various dimensions of windows with and without shutters, doors, hanging glass facades, winter gardens, multipurpose kiosks, business buildings, interior and exterior window benches. Also, it produces and installs a high-quality PVC joinery and aluminum metalworks. It runs...
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Socioemotional wealth in private companies is a very important asset. As the family business grows and develops further, it gives an impression to the public of its current status. However, perceptions about this issue are different among family members and employees, and thus, a different attitude in family firms, toward the socioemotional wealth,...
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This chapter treats issues related to the succession and longevity of entrepreneurial family businesses. It discusses the succession challenges that face every family business owner. Several succession process models are provided as guidelines for the founders to deal in a better manner with the succession issues. Succession and longevity are very...
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Merdeka College ICB is a family business engaged in English education located in Garut, West Java, Indonesia. Adang Kurnia (AK) is a successful entrepreneur in Garut, and various businesses have been developed by him including tourism and hospitality. He founded the Merdeka College ICB in 1986. At that time, Merdeka College ICB became the only Engl...
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The “essence” of a family firm is thought to be a function of a family’s influence on the culture, functioning, and behavior of the firm owing to the pursuit of a family’s vision for the firm. Accordingly, a family firm’s strategic behaviors tend to be oriented toward preserving the economic as well as noneconomic value of the firm for the family i...
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This chapter considers innovation to be a key component for assuring continuity and involvement of family in the business. The dilemma of innovate or perish moves the family to explore for options that may even alter its current offering of products or services. After reading the chapter, students will learn the different forms of innovation, the i...
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Like every other business, a family firm is not safe from conflicts, whether they are created intentionally or unintentionally. Sometimes, the organizational design and/or organizational culture can cause conflicts that might result in a bad image of the whole organization. This chapter overviews the most critical elements in conflict management th...
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The New York Times Company is a mass media company headquartered in Manhattan, New York, which publishes its newspaper, The New York Times with global readers and audiences. The paper has won a record number (127) of Pulitzer Prizes by 2020. Aside from the newspaper, the company also owns the New York Times International Edition and their related d...
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This chapter treats the most important issues related to family businesses, such as family business definitions and categories, members of family businesses, family business systems, theoretical approaches, etc. Family businesses represent the oldest and the most common form of organizations and generate the most of new jobs in most of the countrie...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to portray the motivation, willingness and entrepreneurial mindset of second generation in family businesses in North Macedonia. Design/methodology/approach For purposes of this study, 25 interviews were conducted, where 14 interviews were conducted by phone, six face to face and five interviews in a written fo...
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This chapter introduces the positioning of the need to advance and gather new contributions that give an effective extension to the so-called Behavioural Theory of the Firm, which requires the incorporation of new analysis lenses that value the economic irrationality associated with management with emotions, values and family principles of the comp...
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This chapter offers insights into women entrepreneurship in the Republic of Kosovo. The chapter initially provides the historical and demographic overview of Kosovo. The study continues by presenting the current state of women entrepreneurship through the available data. Further government policies for women entrepreneurship promotion followed by t...
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This chapter provides insights into women entrepreneurship in the Republic of North Macedonia. The chapter begins with an overview of North Macedonia and then presents an evidence-based current state of women entrepreneurship. The chapter continues with government and other policies, initiatives, and activities for facilitating women entrepreneursh...
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This book focuses on how to promote innovation and an entrepreneurial mindset within organizations in the context of structural changes. It highlights the importance of internal marketing of innovation and ideas among employees, of creating collaborative spaces, and of company leaders promoting collaboration. The key aspect in all contributions gat...