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Jelena Cerar

Jelena Cerar M.Sc.M.A.
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CV

since 2020
Lecturer, Master’s Program in International Management (CEMS)
since 2018
Program Manager Emerging Markets & CEE, WU Vienna
since 2016
WU Vienna Doctoral Program - International Business and Strategy
2014-2016
Business Development Manager for CEE/SEE at Bilstein Group
2013-2014
M.A. M.Sc. in Economics, University of Antwerp, Xiamen University and University of Bari (Erasmus Mundus Program)
2009-2013
B.A. in Economics, Megatrend University
2009-2013
B.A. in International Relations, University of Belgrade

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Awards and Honors

2020
WU Mobility Scholarship for Doctoral Students
2019
Ban Ki Moon Global Citizen Award
Best student of the Regional Academy of the United Nations
Festo Fellowship for research in CEE (with Phillip C. Nell)
Global Shaper at World Economic Forum (Global Shapers Vienna)
2018
WULABS Project Grants for Experimental Research
2017-2020
Austrian integration ambassador
2017-2019
e-fellows Scholarship
2016-2020
Pro Scientia Scholarship

Classifications

  • 5307 Business and management economics (Details)
  • 5324 Organizational research (Details)
  • 5333 Business management (Details)

Expertise

  • Headquarters - subsidiary relationships
  • Management practices
  • Resource allocation within MNC
  • Strategy and structure of MNC
  • Strategy in Emerging Markets and CEE

Activities

Reviewer for an international conference
  2020 Academy of Management - Reviewer for Annual Meeting
  2020 Academy of International Business - Reviewer for Annual Meeting
Attendance scientific meeting (Conference etc.)
  2020 Academy of Management - Participation in Annual Conference
  2020 Academy of International Business - Participation in Annual Conference
  2019 World Management Survey - Participation in Empirical Management Conference
  2019 Regional Academy on the United Nations - Participation in Annual Conference
  2018 European International Business Academy - Participation in Annual Conference
Other occupation
  since 2019 World Economic Forum - Global Shaper

Publications

Paper presented at an academic conference or symposium

2020 Cerar, Jelena, Nell, Phillip C., Decreton, Benoit. 2020. Biases in Financial Resource Allocation to Subsidiary Projects: The Role of Psychic Distance. Academy of Management (AoM) Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Kanada, 07.08.-11.08. (Details)
  Cerar, Jelena, Dimitrova, Mihaela, Nell, Phillip C. 2020. Management Practices in CEE Transition Economies: The Influence of MNC Resources. Academy of International Business (AIB) Annual Meeting, Miami, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 02.07.-06.07. (Details)
  Cerar, Jelena, Nell, Phillip C., Decreton, Benoit. 2020. The effect of headquarters’ managers biases on the internal financial resource allocation to subsidiaries’ initiatives. Academy of International Business (AIB) Annual Meeting, Miami, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 02.07.-06.07. (Details)
2019 Cerar, Jelena, Friedl, Michael, Gobel, Nora. 2019. UNIDO's public-private development partnership (PPDP) approach to vocational training as a way of improving staff capabilities and productivity. Regional Academy on the United Nations Annual Conference "Innovations for Development" UN Headquarters Vienna and University of Vienna, Austria, 24.01.-25.01. (Details)
2018 Cerar, Jelena. 2018. Managing resource allocation within MNC. European International Business Academy (EIBA) Annual Meeting, Poznań, Polen, 13.12.-15.12. (Details)
2017 Cerar, Jelena. 2017. International Trade in Globalized Era: The Case of the Trade between the EU and China. International Balkan University 4th International Student Congress: The Creation of the New World in a Globalized Era, Skopje, Mazedonien (FYROM), 28.09.-29.09. (Details)

Poster presented at an academic conference or symposium

2019 Cerar, Jelena, Friedl, Michael, Gobel, Nora. 2019. Working together towards reaching SDGs: Public-private development partnership in vocational training. Austrian Academy of Sciences conference, Vienna, Austria, 04.04.-05.04. (Details)
2018 Cerar, Jelena. 2018. The effect of psychic distance on the internal capital allocation to subsidiaries’ proposals. European International Business Academy (EIBA), Poznan, Poland, 13.12.-15.12. (Details)

Research report, expert opinion

2020 Cerar, Jelena, Nell, Phillip C. 2020. Manufacturing Management Practices in the Western Balkans. Vienna:Competence Center for Emerging Markets and CEE and Institute for International Business. open access (Details)
2019 Cerar, Jelena, Friedl, Michael, Gobel, Nora. 2019. UNIDO’s public-private development partnership (PPDP) approach to vocational training. Vienna:Regional Academy of the United Nations. (Details)
2018 Schuh, Arnold, Cerar, Jelena. 2018. Assessment of the Attractiveness of Country Markets in Mediterranean Europe, Middle East and Africa for BIOMIN. Wien:Competence Center for Emerging Markets & CEE. (Details)
  Schuh, Arnold, Cerar, Jelena. 2018. Sensitivity Analysis of the BIOMIN Country Market Attractivenss Model for Middle East and Africa. Wien:Competence Center for Emerging Markets & CEE. (Details)

Magazine/newspaper article

2019 Cerar, Jelena. 2019. Menadžerske prakse u Srbijij i tvornicama na Zapadnom Balkanu. Suvremena trgovina, 12.12.19 (Details)

Unpublished lecture

2019 Nell, Phillip C., Cerar, Jelena. 2019. Making Southeastern European economies more efficient: The role of manufacturing management practices. CEE Cercle Event, Vienna University of Economics and Business, December, 03.12.19 (Details)
  Cerar, Jelena. 2019. Manufacturing Management Practices in the Western Balkans. WKO Business Conference: Industry 4.0 Technologies & Projects Croatia, Zagreb, 25.09.19 (Details)
2018 Cerar, Jelena. 2018. International trade in globalized living space: the case of the trade between the EU/AT & China. Pro Scientia members meeting, Vienna, 17.05.18 (Details)
2017 Cerar, Jelena. 2017. Biases in business relations. Pro Scientia Summer Academy, Tepla, 05.09.17 (Details)

Miscellaneous

2018 Cerar, Jelena, Nell, Phillip C., Schuh, Arnold. 2018. EU-China FDI: Imbalances challenge bilateral investment relations. (Details)
  Cerar, Jelena, Nell, Phillip C., Schuh, Arnold. 2018. EU-China merchandise trade: The huge deficit as a cause for concern. (Details)

Projects

2019
Benchmarking management practices of manufacturing subsidiaries in the Western Balkans (2019-2020) (Details)
2017
Ignorance Project on Globalization and Emerging Markets (2017-2019) (Details)