The 26th NISPAcee Annual Conference

Conference photos available

Conference photos available

In the conference participated 317 participants

Conference programme published

Almost 250 conference participants from 36 countries participated

Conference Report

An opportunity to learn from other researchers and other countries' experiences on certain topics.

G.A.C., Hungary, 25th Conference 2017, Kazan

Very well organised, excellent programme and fruitful discussions.

M.M.S., Slovakia, 25th Conference 2017, Kazan

The NISPAcee conference remains a very interesting conference.

M.D.V., Netherlands, 25th Conference 2017, Kazan

Thank you for the opportunity to be there, and for the work of the organisers.

D.Z., Hungary, 24th Conference 2016, Zagreb

Well organized, as always. Excellent conference topic and paper selection.

M.S., Serbia, 23rd Conference 2015, Georgia

Perfect conference. Well organised. Very informative.

M.deV., Netherlands, 22nd Conference 2014, Hungary

Excellent conference. Congratulations!

S. C., United States, 20th Conference 2012, Republic of Macedonia

Thanks for organising the pre-conference activity. I benefited significantly!

R. U., Uzbekistan, 19th Conference, Varna 2011

Each information I got, was received perfectly in time!

L. S., Latvia, 21st Conference 2013, Serbia

The Conference was very academically fruitful!

M. K., Republic of Macedonia, 20th Conference 2012, Republic of Macedonia

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Panel: Management and Leadership in the Public Sector

Dr. Camelia Cojocaru is Associate Professor, at the Faculty of Business and Administration, University of Bucharest, Romania. Dr. Cojocaru’s teaching expertise covers Operations Management, Controlling & Accounting. She’s also an experienced professional with more then 24 years of extensive experience in banking industry in management positions, specifically in Systems & Operations, Operational Excellence, Process Improvement.



Prof. Magdalena Iordache-Platis is Professor of Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Marketing having more than 25 years of experience in higher education institutions. She is author and co-author of several books and articles dedicated mainly to university strategies and management. She has been involved in projects related to the labour market, entrepreneurship and quality assurance, as well as academic rankings. Her current areas of interest include academic leadership and governance, integrating practical placements in the curriculum, developing internships and extra-curriculum activities, industry-university connections and increasing graduates’ employability. At present she is vice rector at the University of Bucharest in charge of quality assurance, institutional development and business relationships.

Management and leadership topics been dealt with from different angles in the last decades. Strategic human resources management, as well as public leadership challenges are on the agenda of European Union.

What makes a good management in the public sector?

Is strategic and visionary leadership at the core of management in the public sector? Combining these elements in the best possible manner is a prerequisite for results in public organizations.

Within this framework, we invite papers discussing implications related to different public organizations management and leadership, from health to education, central or local administration, without limiting the potential spectrum of interest. A particular attention will be paid to empirical research for transition economies in general and the case of Central and Eastern Europe in particular.

Topics may include but are not limited to:

• Leadership skills and organizational development

• Personal development and organizations’ performance

• Types and models of public leadership

• Good leaders vs good managers for public organizations

• Leadership and management styles

• Leadership involvement in implementing effective strategies.