Valentina Vukosavljevic Pavlovic – Academy of Vocational Studies Southern Serbia, Leskovac, Serbia

Keywords:                    Professional activities;
Professional knowledge;
Managerial structure


Abstract: An indispensable aspect that can greatly influence the profile of the managerial structure in enterprises is the educational system. At the end of the last century, under the pressure of the second wave of globalization caused by technological development, there was a need to reexamine and redefine the role of the university. The subject of analysis in this paper is the relationship between the hierarchical values of professional activities and theoretical and practical knowledge from the point of view of managerial structures in private and public enterprises on the example of one unit of local self-government in the Republic of Serbia. Based on the opinion of representatives from the private (1.85) and public sector (1.85) on the scale of hierarchical values of profession­al activities, the adopted systematic theoretical and practical knowledge were evaluated in the first place. Through the analysis of the responses received from both observed groups, it was found that modern managers are the most open social group for improvement, motivated to acquire new knowledge arising from the need for more effective adaptation to changes.

9th International Scientific ERAZ Conference – ERAZ 2023 – Conference Proceedings: KNOWLEDGE BASED SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, hybrid – online, virtually and in person, Prague, Czech Republic, June 1, 2023

ERAZ Conference Proceedings published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans – Belgrade, Serbia

ERAZ conference partners: Faculty of Logistics, University of Maribor, Maribor (Slovenia); University of National and World Economy – UNWE, Sofia (Bulgaria); Center for Political Research and Documentation (KEPET), Research Laboratory of the Department of Political Science of University of Crete (Greece); Institute of Public Finance – Zagreb (Croatia); Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Ohrid, University of St. Kliment Ohridski from Bitola (North Macedonia)

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Vukosavljevic Pavlovic, V. (2023). Relationship between Hierarchical Values of Professional Activities and Theoretical and Practical Knowledge. In V. Bevanda (Ed.), ERAZ Conference – Knowlegde Based Sustainable Development: Vol 9. Conference Proceedings (pp. 257-266). Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans.


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