Vlado Dimovski

Vlado Dimovski
University of Ljubljana · Department of Management and Organization

Doctor of Business Administration

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One major challenge during the COVID-19 pandemic was the limited accessibility to healthcare facilities, especially for the older population. The aim of the current study was the exploration of the extent to which the healthcare systems responded to the healthcare needs of the older people with or without cognitive impairment and their caregivers i...
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The improvement of health and social care needs the introduction of shared solution at transnational level. The SI4CARE (Social Innovation for Integrated Health Care) project is a transnational initiative within the Adriatic-Ionian regions aiming to develop strategies to improve the current status of health and social care. The Municipality of Migl...
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The improvement of health and social care needs the introduction of shared solution at transnational level. The SI4CARE (Social Innovation for Integrated Health Care) project is a transnational initiative within the Adriatic-Ionian regions aiming to develop strategies to improve the current status of health and social care. The Municipality of Migl...
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The SI4CARE project is a transnational project which aims to develop both strategy and action plans to improve health and social care in the Adriatic–Ionian region. Starting from a survey of the status quo, each partner has developed some pilots to support the development and monitoring of the policy actions. In particular, partner number three, th...
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The SI4CARE project is a transnational project which aims to develop both strategy and 1 action plans to improve health and social care in the Adriatic-Ionian region. Starting from the 2 survey of the status quo, each partner has developed some pilots to to support the development 3 and monitoring of the policy actions. In particular Partner number...
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The purpose—A critical analysis of the main literature contributions dealing with the digital transformation of social subsystems in Covid-19, focusing on digital government system innovations. According to the current research, the following research questions have been prepared: What state-of-the-art approaches and solutions emerged in the Covid-...
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This study examines the role of knowledge creation, knowledge sharing and information communication technologies, which are organizational factors that influence the quality of healthcare services. In today’s knowledge-intensive environment, understanding and gaining in-depth knowledge on how to improve the quality of healthcare services is gaining...
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This paper aims to provide a systemic vision on the role and specifics of a Covid-19 contact-tracing mobile application, which can be presented as a data-driven mobile application for citizens in urban data management processes and is essential for a sustainable urban ecosystem to inform the user about contact with a potentially infected person. Th...
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The paper presents the possible changes in the post-Covid-19 world, which will accelerate processes for the emergence of the technological advanced urban environment and will be based on the outgoing digitalisation of processes. Furthermore, the paper aims to present new knowledge based on the current findings of the future possible interaction bet...
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Purpose This study applies bibliometric analysis to explore the evolution of the research paradigm of agility related to management and organisations. Design/methodology/approach Authors prepared a quantitative study of the review of selected articles using co-citation analysis and bibliographic coupling. Based on the bibliometric analyses, the ev...
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The article discusses meeting management with an aim to make practical recommendations for improving our day-today meetings. Regardless of the organization in which we work, most of us have already experienced meetings, which show a lack of preparation or inadequate management of the process of the meeting or the inappropriate implementation of dec...
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Abstract Purpose – This paper presents a critical analysis of the main literature contributions dealing with the digital transformation of social subsystems in COVID-19 pandemics and focuses on digital innovations in government systems. According to the current research, the following research questions have been prepared: What state-of-the-art ap...
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This study aims to develop an actuarial model to recognise and determine the quality of the healthcare policies, needed to ensure the sustainability of health care systems in terms of a sufficient number of skilled nurses that will cater to the demand of healthcare services from a growing number of older adults in an ageing society and due to pande...
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This paper explores the role of knowledge transfer, hierarchical organisational structure, and trust as important organisational factors that influence knowledge management practices on the quality of healthcare services. Survey data from 151 healthcare employees collected in Montenegro in 2019 was used. Applying hierarchical linear regression, we...
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The study applies scientometric analysis for research on the evolution of research paradigm agility in management between 1994 and March 2021. This paper includes a scientometric study method prepared with the software Vosviewer version 1.6.16, used for construction, displayed bibliometric maps, identified clusters, and reference networks. The 768...
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Tourism is one of the economic activities that has changed most since large-scale multidimensional data set, so called big data, was provided. The scientific literature on big data and tourism with hospitality industry has been growing exponentially, which is, for this reason, hard to comprehend and synthesise manually. Our research question is how...
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This paper aims to give a systemic vision about data-driven mobile applications in urban data management processes, which is essential to ensure a sustainable smart city ecosystem for providing diversification between stakeholders and data sources. The realization of sustainable data-driven smart solutions based on an urban data platform that will...
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Educators are emphasizing the need for developing students through arts and literature. Our case illustration demonstrates that business students are motivated to develop their personality through cultural artifacts and different theories. The article has two purposes: the first is to present management education, which emphasizes the importance of...
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Meetings are part of everyday life of managers. Unfortunately, often too little attention is dedicated to them, therefore the paper addresses the role of the meetings in avoiding the threats to cross-group collaboration of different departments. The paper emphasizes collaboration blind spot which happens when managers do not do the first step in co...
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The population in the European Union is ageing fast. In such a scenario, social innovations based on ambient assisted living technologies that enable a digital transformation of health care and social care delivery systems can empower older adults to live autonomously in their own neighbourhoods and postpone or even prevent migration to a nursing h...
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Social innovation is a complex area of research that has received a great deal of attention, especially recently. The development of digital technologies such as cyber-physical systems, big data, machine learning, blockchain, artificial intelligence and Internet-of-Things presents new opportunities for technology-based social innovations. Our paper...
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The aim of this paper is to present how a higher income can be achieved by developing a broader and more accurate planning framework and control perishability from stable to fork if it is possible to redirect the shipments in the case of increasing perishability dynamics or longer time delays on the roads. It also gives the answer to the question o...
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The smart city is understood as a complex mechanism by which one begins to recognise the often-unintended human, environmental, social and economic con-sequences of a technological and engineering approach. Industry 4.0 or the fourth industrial revolution leads to informatisation, which produces computerised units that can be created, controlled an...
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The interest in sustainable urban development and sustainable tourism development is growing. Yet, according to our knowledge, only a limited number of studies combining those two areas exist, and the holistic model for sustainable urban tourism development has not been introduced. Our study aims to integrate sustainable urban development scientifi...
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Keeping workers active and productive for a longer time is one of the key societal challenges of developed economies. Older workers have accumulated experiences and knowledge during their working lifetime, but due to declining functional capacities, many of them will not be able to work until the increased retirement age. Contemporary technological...
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Ambient assisted technologies have the potential to prolong the life of older adults with declining functional capacities in the community, which is of key importance in ageing societies. It also facilitates work and improves work outcomes in care systems. Currently, in European Union member states, many older adults seek acceptance to nursing home...
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The paper deals with common dilemmas in leading meetings in organizational settings. Meetings are a regular part of our organizational lives, however too often their management is neglected and they stay without strategical focus. In many organizations they are left to coincidence or individual meeting organizers' good will. Professional field of m...
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The growing shortage of skilled social workers, accompanied by an ageing population and the increasing number of fragile, elderly individuals that require social services, poses a serious challenge for our society. The magnitude of this problem is seen in the various predictions hypothesizing that, globally, there is likely to be a shortfall of mil...
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To survive in a dynamic and hyper-competitive business environment, firms are compelled to simultaneously introduce incremental and radical innovations. While it is recognised that business intelligence and analytics (BI&A) can support innovation and provide organisational value, the literature provides a limited understanding of its impact on bala...
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Firms continuously report increased competitive value gains from the use of business intelligence and analytics (BI&A), however, little is known about how insights from BI&A are transformed to added value to date. We have conducted fourteen in-depth, semi-structured interviews with a sample of informants in CEO positions, IT managers, CIO, Heads of...
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Purpose — This chapter focuses on the underlying levers of diversity management, namely inclusive leaders, authenticity, networking and visibility, and clear career paths in two best practice cases. The aim of our research is to provide the strategic orientation of developing diversity management through business education in Slovenian business env...
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Purpose – This paper presents how contemporary students are self-organizing using smart technologies (ST) and the future social implications of ST. The research model is based on the concepts of the soft system methodology, social systems thinking, innovative smart systems, and cybernetic and knowledge management. Design/methodology/approach – The...
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Workers are becoming the most important asset of organizations and economies. Ageing of population will decrease the availability of human resources in European economies. Understanding productivity of different groups of workers is important for organizations and national economies. To stay competitive in the long term sustainable manufacturing wo...
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Nurses play an important role in the ageing societies. Ageing of population results in increased number of older adults who need nursing care and shortage of nurses poses serious concern for the ageing society. Understanding the patterns of workforce entrance and exit for nurses and its dynamics is important for the policy makers in the ageing soci...
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Ageing of the workforce and early retirement of industrial workers is influencing a shortage of skilled workers in European industrial systems. Automatic adjustment mechanisms recently introduced in some of the EU member states will increase the retirement age of workers to 71 years until 2060. However, many industrial workers will not be fully pro...
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The social work of today is dealing with partially unsuitable knowledge, which has been produced in a different epoch of the welfare state and as a consequence, social work is still dominated by various twentieth century theories that are primarily focused on direct practice expertise. Nowadays social work globally has changed and in order to achie...
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Empowering students in the higher education environment as a challenging pedagogical trend represents one of the key social aspects of sustainability. In this article we discuss the students’ visions, their future development preferences and focus on the study and further achievements of the business students by analyzing the content of students’ s...
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This article aims to offer an insight into which metaphors future employees use to perceive an organisation as a concept. The results of inductive content analysis, based on a sample of 208 business students, show that students offer a varied set of metaphors that are vivid and provide new perspectives. The metaphor of the organisation as a machine...
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26. junija 2013 je bil sprejet politični dogovor o reformi Skupne kmetijske politike EU (v nadaljevanju SKP, angl. CAP – Common Agricultural Policy) med Evropsko komisijo, Evropskim parlamentom in Evropskim svetom. Dogovor je vključeval podaljšanje obstoječih tržnih mehanizmov za sladkor do 2016/17 in odpravo kvot na sladkor in izoglukozo ter minim...
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Delovanja javne uprave v Republiki Sloveniji si ne moremo zamisliti brez informatike in informatizacije, trenutno pa delovanje informatike v javni upravi v Republiki Sloveniji ni dovolj dobro analizirano, saj nimamo niti celovite strategije državne informatike, in ni dovolj učinkovito, saj je informatika v državni upravi obvladovana in upravljana s...
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Delovanja javne uprave v Republiki Sloveniji si ne moremo zamisliti brez informatike in informatizacije, trenutno pa delovanje informatike v javni upravi v Republiki Sloveniji ni dovolj dobro analizirano, saj nimamo niti celovite strategije državne informatike, in ni dovolj učinkovito, saj je informatika v državni upravi obvladovana in upravljana s...
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Countries all around the world use energy policy to achieve access to energy resources, such as natural gas and oil, which can lead to energy security and self-sufficiency as well as economic growth and geo-political advantages. As oil and gas exploration and production continues to be a priority within national energy politics in producer countrie...
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The workload of most academics involves two main activities: research and teaching. Despite the dual nature of the work, career advancement usually chiefly depends on research performance. Since academics are rational actors, warnings are beginning to emerge that current predominantly research-based performance evaluation systems may be detrimental...
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Young people are today more and more exposed to constantly - both social and technological -changes in the environment, which consequently require from them new skills, investing in attaining, sharing and creating knowledge, which requires access to information systems and, consequently, acquaintances connections worldwide. This led us to prepare a...
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Goal: The goal of our paper is to develop and present a novel methodology of social innovation among management students. In our paper we present the understanding of the management students’ perceptions about social innovation which represents the first stage of developing and adjusting social innovation methodology to management education curricu...
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This conceptual paper explores the implications of servant leadership and sustainable leadership for strategic decision making by the top management of an organization. It is argued that a different type of leadership is required if effective strategic decisions are to be made in organizations striving to become more sustainable and that servant le...
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The paper presents the methodology of appreciative inquiry with the aim of fostering understanding of the Slovenian and Chinese educational environments. Besides using various methods within an action-based, longitudinal case study, we applied a novel methodology – chain pair interviews – that were conducted by the stakeholders of the Confucius Ins...
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This paper presents the first qualitative research study of the multiple intelligences of Chinese and Slovenian stakeholders at the Confucius Institute Ljubljana. Our research question is: “How can the integration of multiple intelligences into leadership development help in accomplishing the mission of CI LJ?” According to a contemporary leadershi...
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The paper presents the methodology of appreciative inquiry with the aim of fostering understanding of the Slovenian and Chinese educational environments. Besides using various methods within an action-based, longitudinal case study, we applied a novel methodology – chain pair interviews – that were conducted by the stakeholders of the Confucius Ins...
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This paper presents the first qualitative research study of the multiple intelligences of Chinese and Slovenian stakeholders at the Confucius Institute Ljubljana. Our research question is: “How can the integration of multiple intelligences into leadership development help in accomplishing the mission of CI LJ?” According to a contemporary leadershi...
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We propose and empirically test a multilevel model of cross-level interactions between leader self-perceptions (team level) and follower perceptions of authentic leadership on job satisfaction. Data from 24 supervisors and 171 team members were used. Applying hierarchical linear modelling, we found that follower perceptions of authentic leadership...
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Klasični menedžerski modeli, za katere je značilna jasnost vlog, formalizacija, specializacija in kontrola v domeni javne uprave, niso dorasli izzivom sodobnega okolja v ekonomiji znanja. Učeča se organizacija zahteva spremembe na področjih vodenja, strukture, pri dajanju večjih pooblastil zaposlenim, boljše komunikacije, sodelovalne strategije in...
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By embracing creativity and innovation, an entrepreneur's products or services can bring about business growth, productivity improvement, job and wealth creation, an enhanced image for the economy, and ultimately a better quality of life for all. As such, entrepreneurs are an extremely important part of the global economy and of society as a whole....
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Our study is built on the dependence of early-stage entrepreneurial activity on GDP per capita, GDP real growth rate, unemployment rate, inflation rate, investments and public debt of different countries. We divide the early-stage entrepreneurial activity into necessity-driven and improvement-driven opportunistic entrepreneurial activity. To establ...
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The paper focuses on the implementation process of the knowledgeable organization from the managerial perspective, and shows the Slovenian approach of implementation conduit. Managers in their new capacities as active learners, facilitators, and coaches must encourage, and empower employees to take risks and act innovatively. The new knowledgeable...
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Very few people in organizations have ideal co-workers. Labor should be enjoyable for the members of organizations to thrive and succeed. Adding to labor in organizations the first thing that comes to mind are co-workers. Difficult co-workers are those that first spring to mind when discussing the work surroundings. Often these difficult co-workers...
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The paper identifies authentic leadership (AL) as the latest evolutionary stage in leadership development focusing on the development of a new measure of AL construct (The Supervisor’s Authentic Leadership Measure). Contrary to the prevailing method of self-evaluation in measuring AL properties in a leader, we propose a new instrument based on the...