Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The primary goal of the conference is to provide a unique platform to facilitate the exchange of leading ideas among academics and practitioners in the field for effective advancement of knowledge in the field of economic, management, finance and system engineering from the perspective of challenges to business and entrepreneurships in digital age. This will be achieved through multi-disciplinary panels and discussions of current problems and conditions of business and entrepreneurships in the Europe and the World.

Major highlights of the conference would be creating of the platform for network and communication with distinguished entrepreneurs, managers and traders. Doing Business in the Czech Republic - presentations by businesspersons.

We welcome the submission of manuscripts that address the conference theme as well as all functional areas of business administration and entrepreneurship.

The main theme of the conference is "Perspectives of Business and Entrepreneurship Development in Digital Transformation of Corporate Business“. This conference will feature competitive papers, plenary session and panel sessions. Submissions will be subjected to a blind review process and selected papers will be published in the refereed Conference proceedings „Selected papers: Perspective of Business and Entrepreneurship Development in Digital Transformation of Corporate Business: Economic, Management, Finance and System Engineering from the Academic and Practioners Views“, which will be applied for covering by the following abstracting/indexing services:  Web of Science. Authors of the best abstracts will have opportunity to submit their extended papers to the journals of conference partners.

 

Section Policies

Economic in Digital Transformation

Editors
  • Nina Bočková
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Management in Digital Transformation

Editors
  • Lucie Kanovska
  • David Schüller
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Finance in Digital Transformation

Editors
  • Karel Brychta
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

System Engineering in Digital Transformation

Editors
  • Jan Luhan
  • Veronika Novotná
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Master Students' Section

Editors
  • Veronika Bumberová
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Universities in Digital Transformation

Editors
  • Zdenka Konecna
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

The review process is arranged by blind system. The reviewers are independent experts.

 

Reviewers

Adam P. Balcerzak (Poland)

Vojtech Bartos (Czech Republic)

Vladimir Bartosek (Czech Republic)

Roman Bobak (Czech Republic)

Zdeněk Brodsky (Czech Republic)

Jan Capek (Czech Republic)

Zuzana Dohnalova (Czech Republic)

Radek Doskocil (Czech Republic)

Petr Dostal (Czech Republic)

Jozef Fecenko (Slovak Republic)

Lidia Galabova (Bulgaria)

Stanislava Grossova (Czech Republic)

Michal Gregus (Slovak Republic)

Vladimir Chalupsky (Czech Republic)

Jana Kajanova (Slovak Republic)

Lucie Kanovska (Czech Republic

Michal Karas (Czech Republic)

Pavol Kita (Slovak Republic)

Jaroslav Kita (Slovak Republic)

Alena Kocmanova (Czech Republic)

Miloš Koch (Czech Republic)

Jiri Kolenak (Czech Republic)

Zdeňka Konecna (Czech Republic)

Vojtěch Korab (Czech Republic)

Marcela Kozena (Czech Republic)

Jiri Kriz (Czech Republic)

Lea Kubickova (Czech Republic)

Vladimíra Kucerova (Czech Republic)

Branislav Lacko (Czech Republic)

Natalja Lace (Latvia)

Eva Lajtkepova (Czech Republic)

Justyna Łapińska (Poland)

Hana Lostakova (Czech Republic)

Ladislav Ludvík (Czech Republic)

Tomas Meluzin (Czech Republic)

Zdeněk Mikolas (Czech Republic)

Frantisek Milichovsky (Czech Republic)

Zdeněk Molnar (Czech Republic)

Milan Oresky (Slovak Republic)

Marie Pasekova (Czech Republic)

Drahomira Pavelkova (Czech Republic)

Marie Pavlakova Docekalova (Czech Republic)

Michał Bernard Pietrzak (Poland)

David Pollard (United Kingdom)

Tatjana Polajeva (Estonia)

Jan Pour (Czech Republic)

Anna Putnova (Czech Republic)

Oldrich Rejnus (Czech Republic)

Maria Reznakova (Czech Republic)

Elina Gaile-Sarkane (Latvia)

Hana Scholleova (Czech Republic)

Zaneta Simanaviciene (Lithuania)

Iveta Simberova (Czech Republic)

Lenka Smolikova (Czech Republic)

Petr Sodomka (Czech Republic)

Anna Soulsby (United Kingdom)

Grazina Startiene (Lithuania)

Jaroslav Svetlik (Czech Republic)

Anna Svirina (Russia)

Stanislav Skapa (Czech Republic)

Tomas Subrt (Czech Republic)

Jelena Titko (Latvia)

Oldrich Trenz (Czech Republic)

Jana Turcinkova (Czech Republic)

Zdenka Videcka (Czech Republic)

Robert Zich (Czech Republic)

Marek Zinecker (Czech Republic)

Ondrej Zizlavsky (Czech Republic)

 

Publication Frequency

International Scientific Conferences “Perspectives of Business and Entrepreneurship Development: Digital Transformation of Corporate Business - Economic, Management, Finance and System Engineering from the Academic and Practitioners Views” is regularly organised one per two years. All accepted papers are published in Proceeding of Selected Papers (online)and all papers and abstracts are available via open access system

 

Open Access Policy

This conference provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

Editorial integrity

One of our top priorities and responsibilities is to prevent any illegal or unethical practice. Plagiarism is not tolerated in any form. Through the submission of a manuscript, the author confirms that it is their own original research. The following rules are binding for all parties who participate in the conference and are published in the Conference Proceedings.

Ethical rules

The fundamental and overriding priority of the edition of publications within the international scientific conference consists in preventing any illegal and unethical procedures and practices. The purpose is to publish the results of the authors based on their own research or possibly other creative activities supporting the extension of the boundaries of human knowledge, developing artistic and cultural values, education, technological innovation, etc., while always ensuring that the results serve to benefit society. It is vital to respect the intellectual property of others and to respect copyright rules under the Copyright Act. There will be zero tolerance in any case of plagiarism.

Upon submitting the paper, the author (authors) confirms (confirm) that it is their own original work. The following rules are binding for all parties entering into the editorial process.

Programme Committee

  • Respects the general ethical rules related to organising scientific conferences and publishing expert scientific publications based on the "blind peer review" procedure (see the Review Procedure);
  • Is responsible for the content and the overall professional level of the accepted papers and other contributions presented at the conference and published in the conference proceedings;
  • Reserves the right to accept or reject the paper (or any other kind of contributions) as part of the review procedure, and in the case of completing the review procedure, it shall decide on its publishing;
  • Works with all information relating to the paper submitted on a confidential basis;
  • Provides anonymity of the reviewers and authors throughout the peer review procedure;
  • Prevents any potential conflict of interest between the authors and reviewers;


Editors of the proceedings:

  • Respect the general ethical rules related to organising scientific conferences and publishing expert scientific publications based on the "double blind peer review" procedure (see the Review Procedure);
  • Are responsible for the content and the overall technical level of the papers and other contributions published in the conference proceedings;
  • Reserve the right to accept or reject the paper (or any other kind of contributions) as part of the review procedure, and in the case of completing the review procedure, it shall decide on its publishing;
  • Work with all information relating to the paper submitted on a confidential basis;
  • Provide anonymity of the reviewers and authors throughout the peer review procedure;
  • Prevent any potential conflict of interest between the authors and reviewers;


Author(s) of the paper:

  • Is responsible for following the instructions for authors and formal requirements of the paper (see the Instructions for Authors and a Paper Template);
  • Confirms that the submitted paper has never been published or sent to another review procedure;
  • Confirms that the paper is their own original work;
  • Is responsible for the objectivity, reliability and accuracy of the published results of their research and respects the limits of the methods used;
  • Pays attention to the completeness, verifiability and objective interpretation when publishing their findings and results;
  • Is responsible for the completeness and accuracy of quotations and obtaining the necessary permits to use the intellectual property of other persons or legal entities (if necessary);
  • Should they detect a mistake in their publication, or any other serious misconduct or inadequacy related to the content, they will undertake all necessary and possible steps to remedy it, while not attempting to conceal or disguise it;
  • Deliberately does not publish only a partial proportion of their research activities with a view to increasing the number of publications;
  • Is responsible for mentioning the contribution of all the of co-authors who participated in preparing and drafting the paper and declares that all the co-authors are aware that the paper has been submitted to the review procedure and agree with its content and publishing their names as co-authors;
  • Is responsible for the author's last final adjustments;
  • Shall notify any conflict of interest;
  • Shall sign and send to the editors of the proceedings the Warranty Declaration of the Paper's Author and the Licence to Publish;


Paper reviewer:

  • Performs the specified examination, review or any other assessment activity in person, independently and thoroughly;
  • Protects the intellectual property of the authors of the reviewed papers, does not use information contained in the reviewed documents for any purpose other than to draw up the relevant report and shall not provide them to any other third party;
  • Does not deliberately extend the review time for the purpose of obtaining personal advantage or third-party advantage;
  • Shall refuse to draft a scientific or expert opinion, if the findings might be influenced by his personal interest, or they will clearly notify of these facts; shall refrain from any intentional conflicts of interest;
  • Drafts expert opinions responsibly and always within the scope of their expertise; does not yield to external pressures;
  • In the course of evaluation and review procedures, they proceed, if possible, from objective criteria; respects the rules of the review procedure of the journal and requires the same from the other parties to the given procedure;
  • Shall notify of any discrepancies or similarities with other reviewed papers or previously published works which they know;
  • Is responsible for an objective review procedure in the course of evaluating the anonymously sent papers and the legitimacy of their views, including clear arguments; the reviewer should also recommend additional literature and resources, if not been included in the paper;
  • Shall recommend publishing only the positively reviewed paper;
  • Shall notify the editor that they are unable to meet the deadline of the peer review or recommend another reviewer;
  • Shall notify any conflict of interest.

 

International Scientific Programme Committee

Chairperson: Stanislav Skapa (Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic)

Programme Coordinator: Alena Kocmanova (Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic)

Members:

Adam P. Balcerzak (Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland)

Artur Bartosik (Kielce University of Technology, Poland)

Vojtech Bartos (Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic)

Massimo Bianchi (Universita di Bologna, Italy)

Jerzy Boehlke (Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland)

Jose Carlos Casillas Bueno (Universidad de Sevilla, Spain)

Mirko Dohnal (Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic)

Radek Doskočil (Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic)

Petr Dostal (Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic)

Elina Gaile-Sarkane (Riga University of Technology, Latvia)

Lidia Galabova (Technical University Sofia, Bulgaria)

Romualdas Ginevicius (Vinius Gediminas University, Lithuania

Michal Gregus (Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovak Republic) 

Krzysztof Grysa (Kielce University of Technology, Poland) 

Josef Hynek (Univerzity Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic)

Reiji Yamanaka (Globis University, Japan)

Arvid C. Johnson (University of St. Francis, USA)

Jaroslav Kita (University of Economics Bratislava, Slovak Republic)

Jiri Kraft (University of Pardubice, Czech Republic)

Natalja Lace (Riga University of Technology, Latvia)

Justyna Łapińska (Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland)

Rainer Lenz (University of Applied Sciences Bielefeld, Germany)

Hana Lostakova (University of Pardubice, Czech Republic)

Cristiana Istrate (Gheorghe Asachi Technical University Iasi, Romania) 

Tomas Meluzin (Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic) 

Zdenek Molnar ((The University of Economics, Czech Republic)

Jurgen Muhlbacher (Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria)

Bronius Neverauskas (Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania) 

Michał Bernard Pietrzak (Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland)

David J. Pollard (Leeds Metropolitan University, United Kingdom) 

Tatjana Polajeva (Euroacademy, Estonia)

Jan Pour (The University of Economics, Czech Republic)

Maria Reznakova (Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic)

Zaneta Simanaviciene (Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania)

Anna Soulsby (Notingham University, United Kingdom)

Jelena Stankeviciene (Vilnius Gediminas University, Lithuania)

Grazina Startiene (Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania)

Anna Svirina, (Kazan State Technical University, Russian Federation) 

Iveta Simberova (Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic)

Stanislav Skapa (Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic)

Tomas Subrt (Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Czech Republic)

Neviana Taneva (Technical University Sofia, Bulgaria)

Maaja Vadi  (University of Tartu, Estonia)

Jan Vachal (Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice, Czech Republic)

Janos Vecsenyi (Budapest University of Technology and Economics Hungaria)

Mladan Velev (Technical University Sofia, Bulgaria)

Robert Zich (Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic)

Marek Zinecker (Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic)

 

Organisational Committee

Conference Coordinator: Iveta Simberova (Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic)

Team:

Nina Bockova email: bockova@fbm.vutbr.cz

Karel Brychta email: brychta@fbm.vutbr.cz

Veronika Bumberova email: bumberova@fbm.vutbr.cz

Vit Chlebovsky email: chlebovsky@fbm.vutbr.cz

Lucie Kanovska email: kanovska@fbm.vutbr.cz

Zdenka Konecna email: konecna@fbm.vutbr.cz

Stanislav Kudelas email: kudelas@fbm.vutbr.cz

Jan Luhan email: luhan@fbm.vutbr.cz

Frantisek Milichovsky email: milichovsky@fbm.vutbr.cz

Pavel Mracek email: mracek@fbm.vutbr.cz

Veronika Novotná email: novotna@fbm.vutbr.cz

Veronika Ptackova email: ptackova@fbm.vutbr.cz

David Schuller email: schuller@fbm.vutbr.cz

Jiri Zamecnik email: zamecnik@fbm.vutbr.cz

Pavel Weirich email: weirich@fbm.vutbr.cz