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Curriculum Vitae

Mirjana Pejić Bach is a Full Professor at the Department of Informatics at the Faculty of Economics & Business. She graduated at the Faculty of Economics & Business – Zagreb, where she also received her Ph.D. degree in Business, submitting a thesis on “System Dynamics Applications in Business Modelling“ in 2003. She is the recipient of the Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2013 for the paper Influence of strategic approach to BPM on financial and non-financial performance published in Baltic Journal of Management. Mirjana was also educated at MIT Sloan School of Management in the field of System Dynamics Modelling, and at OliviaGroup in the field of data mining. She participates in number of EU FP7 projects, and is an Expert for Horizon 2020.

Mirjana Pejic-Bach, Full Professor

Faculty of Economics & Business
University of Zagreb
Department for Information Sciences
Trg J.F.Kennedya 6
10000 Zagreb, Croatia

Phone: +385 (1) 2383 333
Fax: +0385 (1) 2335 633
E-mail: mpejic@efzg.hr
Web site: www.efzg.hr/mpejicbach

Web sites

http://www.efzg.hr/mpejicbachh
http://www.mirjanapejicbach.info
http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/bsrj 
  • Predictive Modeling Course (2006), By C. Olivia Parr-Rud, Author, Data Mining Cookbook
  • PhD in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Zagreb (2002)
  • Guided Study Program in System Dynamics, Sloan School of Management, MIT (1999)
  • M.Sc. in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Zagreb (1997)
  • MBA, School of Management, University of Zagreb (1996)
  • B.Sc. in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Zagreb (1993)
  • Stanford Universtity (2016). Statistical Learning. Certificate of accomplishment (PDF)
  • University of Waikito (2015). Data Mining with Weka. Certificate of accomplishment (PDF)

Teaching

  • Undergraduate courses in Knowledge Discovery in Databases (2004-), Simulation games for managers (2005-), System dynamics (2005-).
  • Postgraduate courses in Business Intelligence, Simulation for Business Decision Making, and Simulation Modelling (2002-)
  • Doctoral courses in Research methods, Writing scientific papers and Decision Support (2012-)
  • Undergraduate course in Business Informatics (1998-) and Business Information Systems (2005-)
  • Undergraduate courses in Statistics, Business Forecasting, Quantitative Methods for Business Management and Decision making Methods (1993-1997)
  • Postgraduate course in Statistics (1997)

Awards & Recognitions

  • 'Mijo Mirkovic' award for the scientific paper: Exploring Information and Communications Technology Adoption in Enterprises and its Impact on Innovation Performance of European Countries, Ekonomický časopis Vol. 4; pp. 335-362 (2014)
  • Emerald Literati Network, 2013 Highly Commended Paper Award za članak: T., Pejić Bach, M., Bosilj Vukšić, V. (2013). "Influence of strategic approach to BPM on financial and non-financial performance", Baltic Journal of Management, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp.376 - 396.
  • Mijo Mirkovic' award for the scientific paper: 'Surviving in an Environment of Financial Indiscipline', System Dynamics Review, Volume 19, Issue 1, 47-74. (2003)
  • Award for the best graduate work - Faculty of Economics & Business - Zagreb, University of Zagreb (1993), Topic: 'One application of the Bayesian decision making method'
  • Award for the best student - Faculty of Economics & Business - Zagreb, University of Zagreb (1992)
  • One of the Noteworthy articles from leading authors in the Emerald Engineering eJournals collection for the paper Vasja Roblek, Mirjana Pejic Bach, Maja Meško, Andrej Bertoncelj, “The impact of social media to value added in knowledge-based industries”, 2013, Kybernetes, Vol. 42, No. 4, available at: http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/collections/pdf/eng.pdf

EU projects & related activities

  • Expert for evaluation of Horizon 2020 SME Instrument (2014-), Fast Track to Innovation (2014-), and ICT-16 Big Data (2015)
  • Reviewer for the SME Phase II instruments (2015-2016)
  • Expert for evaluation of Erasmus Mundus Applications (2013)
  • Coordinator of the project INNOHUM (Impact of human resources management to innovation activities: Evidence from the European Company Survey) financed by the FP7 project 'INGRID' (2016-current)
  • Coordinator of the project DINNOCA financed by the FP7 project 'Data without boundaries' (2012-2014)
  • Coordinator for Croatia for FP7-ICTSME project 'Methodology and supporting toolset advancing embedded systems quality' (2010-2014)
  • Erasmus teaching staff mobility program at ISM University of Management and Economics, Vilnius, Lithuania (2014/2015)
  • Erasmus teaching staff mobility program at Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (Porto, Portugal) (2010/2011)
  • Erasmus teaching staff mobility program at University of Economics (Prague, Czech Republic) (2009/2010)

Publications

Projects

  • Main researcher of the Research support project University of Zagreb "The role of information and communication technologies for increasing competitiveness of organizations" (2015-2016)
  • Main researcher of the Research support project University of Zagreb "The role of knowledge discovery in data bases for increasing competitiveness of organizations" (2013-214)
  • Main researcher of the bilateral Croatian-Montenegro project "Intelligent systems and innovations in tourism" funded by Croatian Ministry of Science (2013-2014)
  • Main researcher of the research project 'Intelligent tools for controllership, accounting and management' (2007-2014 ) funded by Croatian Ministry of Science
  • Researcher at the project: Process and Business Intelligence for Business Performance (2015-2019); funded by the Croatian Science Foundation
  • Researcher of the research project 'Decision support methods and models' (2002-2006) funded from the Croatian Ministry of Science
  • Researcher of the research project 'Modelling and Simulation in Business' (1997-1999) funded from the Croatian Ministry of Science
  • Main researcher of the research project for young scientists 'Modelling Forecasting Sales System' (1997-1999) funded from the Croatian Ministry of Science
  • Research Collaborator of 'Survey of Student Attitudes about Gender, Work and Family'
  • Member of the WWW site development project 'Croatian Business Information Center' funded from the Croatian Ministry of Science
  • Researcher at the several projects at the Puls, agency for public opinion and marketing research (1998-)

Reviewing

  • Reviewer of scientific programmes and projects for the Ministry of Science in the Greece and Croatia 
  • Reviewer of book chapters in books (IGI Publishing): (i) Cases on Enterprise Information Systems and Implementation Stages: Learning from the Gulf Region; Information System Applications in the Arab Education Sector; (ii) Knowledge Management Innovations for Interdisciplinary Education: Organisational Applications, Strategy; (iii) Adoption and Competitive Advantage of Mobile Services in the Global Economy
  • Reviewer for the articles in international journals: Interdisciplinary Description of Complex Systems - INDECS, Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations, International Journal of Informing Discipline, International Journal of E-Services and Mobile Applications, Information Systems Frontiers, Baltic Journal of Management, Problems in Post-Communism, Business Process Management Journal
  • Reviewer for the articles at international conferences

Memberships

  • President of Society for Advancing Business & Information Technology (BIT)
  • Member of System Dynamics Society
  • The OR Society
  • Member of Association for Information Systems
  • Member of Croatian Society for Simulation Modelling (CROSSIM)
  • Member of Croatian Operational Research Society

Professional Activities

  • Scientific committee member of AUEIRC2017, Dubai, November 15-16, 2017
  • Program committe member 8th International Conference on Information Society and Technology (ICIST 2018), Kopaonik, Serbia
  • Program committe member ICEIS 2018 - “20th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems”, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, 21-24, March
  • Program committe member of 2nd “SmartBlueCity” Euro-Mediterranean Conference 28-29 September 2017, Heraklion-Crete.
  • Program committe member of ProjMAN – International Conference on Project MANagement, Barcelona, Spain, 2017
  • Program committe member of ProjMAN – International Conference on Project MANagement, North Region, Portugal, 2016
  • Member of technical program committee for the The 4th International Conference on Software Engineering & Computer Systems 2015, Malasyia, 19 Aug - 21 Aug 2015
  • Member of technical program committee for the First International Conference on Computing in Mechanical Engineering (ICCME’15), August 10-13, 2015, Kochi, India
  • Program committe member of 12th International Conference on e-Commerce and Digital Marketing 2015 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, 21 - 23 July 2015
  • Program committe member of ProjMAN – International Conference on Project MANagement, Vilamoura, Portugal, 7-9, October 2015
  • Program committee of CIMsim2014, the Sixth International Conference on Computational Intelligence, Modelling and Simulation, 
  • Program committee of ICDS 2015, The Ninth International Conference on Digital Society, February 22 - 27, 2015 - Lisbon, Portugal
  • Program committee of ISD2014 (23rd International Conference on Information Systems Development), Varaždin, September, 2013
  • Program Committee of the ProjMAN 2014 International Conference on Project MANagement an AIS affiliated conference, Troia, Portugal, October 15-17, 2014
  • Technical Program Committee member of the ICDS 2014 The Eighth International Conference on Digital Society, March 23 - 27, 2014 - Barcelona, Spain
  • Program Committee of the IADIS Information Systems 2014 (IS 2014) Conference (IS 2014), 28 February – 2 March, Madrid, Spain
  • Program Committee of the IADIS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE e-COMMERCE 2013 (IS 2013), Prague, Czech Republic, 24 - 26 July 2013
  • Program Committee of the IADIS Information Systems 2013 (IS 2013) Conference, March 13-15, 2013 - Lisbon, Portugal
  • Program Committee member of the IADIS International Conference e-Commerce 2012 (EC 2012), Lisbon, Portugal, 21 - 23 July 2012
  • Technical program commitee for AMS 2011 - Asia Modelling Symposium - 24 - 26 May 2011, Manila, Philippines
  • Technical program commitee for UKSim 2011- 13 th International Conference on Mathematical/Analytical Modelling
  • Technical program commitee for CICSyN 2010 - 2nd International Conference on Computational Intelligence, Communication Systems and Networks - Jul 28, 2010 - Jul 30, 2010 - Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Program Committee member for the IADIS e-Commerce 2011 conference
  • Technical program commitee for CIMSiM 2010 - Second International Conference on Computational Intelligence, Modelling and Simulation - Sep 28, 2010 - Sep 30, 2010 Bali, Indonesia
  • Technical program commitee for UKSIM2010 (UKSIM 12 th International Conference on Mathematical/Analytical Modelling)
  • Technical program commitee for ISMS2010 (1st International Conference on Intelligent Systems, Modelling and Simulation)
  • Technical program committee for EMS2009 (European Modelling Symposium 2009)
  • Program Committee member for the e-Commerce conference
  • Program committee member of the IIS conference (Information and Intelligent Systems, Varaždin), 2006
  • Member of the Scientific committee The 8th WSEAS Int. Conf. on AUTOMATION and INFORMATION (ICAI'07),Vancouver, Canada, June 19-21, 2007
  • Member of the Scientific committee The 11th WSEAS International Conference on APPLIED MATHEMATICS, Dallas, Texas, USA, March 22-24, 2007
  • Program committee member CONFENIS 2007, The IFIP International Conference on Research and Practical Issues of Enterprise Information Systems, An International Forum for Exploring the Research Frontier in Enterprise Information System, October 14-16, 2007 - Beijing, China
  • Program committee member Informing Science and IT Education Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 22-25, 2007 
  • Program Committee member IADIS International Conference, 7-9 December, 2007, Algarve, Portugal