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Address:
Faculty of Organizational Sciences
University of Maribor

Kidričeva 55a
4000 Kranj
Slovenia


 

Name:

Joze Gricar, Ph.D.

E-mail:

Gricar@FOV.Uni-Mb.si

 

Vita

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Jože Gričar (Gricar@FOV.Uni-Mb.si) is Professor Emeritus of the University of Maribor. He received Ph.D. degree in business & information systems from the University of Ljubljana in 1984.  Prior to joining the University of Maribor in 1977, he was holding various managerial positions in Commerce Ljubljana, Representative of Foreign Firms for eleven years. His current research includes eCommerce and innovative cross-border eRegion development. From the beginning in 1988 till 2008 - 21 years - he was the Chair of the annual Bled eConference (http://BledConference.org).

Profesional Preparation

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Bachelor Degree in Business, 1964.

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Masters in Business Administration, Marketing, 1977.

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Ph.D. in Business & Information Systems, 1984.
All degrees received from the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Economics, http://www.ef.uni-lj.si/en.

Teaching

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Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Maribor

           Business Information Systems
           Process Engineering
           eCommerce
           Information Systems Management
           eCommerce Strategy

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Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana (http://www.FDV.Uni-Lj.si/Kontakti/Osebne/Gricar.htm

           Informatics for Managers

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ICPE - International Center for Promotion of Enterprises, Ljubljana (visiting)
http://ICPE.si

           Management of Information Systems

Postdoctoral studies in the United States (Fall semesters)  
bullet 1985 University of Minnesota, visiting scholar, 2 months
bullet 1987 University of Minnesota, visiting scholar, 5 months
bullet 1988a Advanced Information Systems Faculty Development Institute,
American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
at Indiana University, July, 3 weeks
bullet 1988b University of Arizona, 2 months
bullet 1989 University of Denver, 3 months
bullet 1990 University of Denver, 3 months
bullet 1991 University of Denver, teaching one MIS course, Fulbright Travel Grantee,
4 months
bullet 1992 University of Denver, teaching two MIS courses, 4 months
bullet 1993 University of Denver, teaching two MIS courses, 4 months
 
Participation in the United States Government Programs - Provided by the Embassy of the United States of America to the Republic of Slovenia  
bullet 2000 International Visitor Program, October 10-13.
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of International Visitors
bullet 2001 Electronic Commerce and the U.S. Economy. A Regional International Visitor Project for Europe, January 29 - February 16. Sponsored by the
United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of International Visitors, Washington, DC.
bullet 2002 Implementing eGovernment Conference, Washington D.C., November 19-22. Sponsored by U.S. Department of State, The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (TDA), The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
bullet 2003 eLogistics Forum on Electronic Commerce. Sponsored by the US Embassy in Budapest and the AMCHAM Hungary, March 3-4.
bullet 2007 Alumni Small Grants Program. eCollaboration in a Major Disaster Relief
Workshop November 7, 2007 (http://eLivingLab.org/Safe/Workshop ).
 

 Positions

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Conference Chair, annual Bled eConference (since 1988). “Previous Conferences” available from http://BledConference.org

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Coordinator, The eSilk & eAmber Road Innovative Regions Think Tank: Business & Government Executives & Professors Commitment To Making A Difference (with Douglas R. Vogel, City University of Hong Kong, since 2004),
(http://BledConference.org/eAmber&eSilkRoad ).

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Program Chair, The Merkur Day, Undergraduate and Graduate Students eConference (since 1999), http://eCenter.FOV.Uni-Mb.si/MerkurDay.

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National expert and deputy member, ICT - Information and Communication Technologies Committee, Slovenia Delegation
      7th Programme of European Union (2007- )
      6th Programme of European Union (2003-2006)
      5th Programme of European Union (1998-2002)

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Contact person of the eLivingLab, http://eLivingLab.org.

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Member, Portfolio Leadership Group, European Network of LivingLabs – ENoLL, http://OpenLivingLabs.eu .

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Member, Coordinating Committee of the Innovation for Life Quality, Slovenia LivingLab Initiative, http://SloveniaLivingLab.org .

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Member, ALADIN Steering Committee, ALADIN – ALpe ADria INitiative Universities’ Network: Universities of Corvinus Budapest, Hungary; Karl-Franzens Graz, Austria; Medical University of Graz, Austria; Technical University Košice, Slovakia; Maribor, Slovenia; BW München, Germany; Novi Sad, Serbia; Prague University of Economics, Czech Republic; Rijeka, Croatia; Trento, Italy; Trieste, Italy & the extended eALADIN with the involvement of the George Washington University, United States (http://ALADIN-Net.eu).

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Member, eBSN Steering Group, International organizations and e-business experts. The eBSN – European e-Business Support Network for SMEs, E-business, ICT industry and services, Enterprise and Industry Directorate-General, European Commission, http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/e-bsn/index_en.html

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Associate Member, The European Research Center for Information Systems – ERCIS, http://ERCIS.org
http://www.ercis.org/ERCIS/en/organisation/associatedresearchinstitutes/index.html .

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Member, the CEI Task Force on ICT,
http://www.ceinet.org/main.php?pageID=325, The Central European Initiative – CEI, http://www.CEInet.org .

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Member, Slovenia Delegation, Expert. Information Society Technologies Committee. IST Programme of European Union. The 5th Framework Programme (1999-2002), the 6th Framework Programme (2003- 2006), http://www.cordis.lu/ist .

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President, Section for Research in Information Systems, Society of Economists of Slovenia
http://ecom.fov.uni-mb.si/sekcijaraziskovanjeis&ais/posvetovanje2007

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Guest Editor, eCommerce. Annual Thematic Issue of the Journal Organizacija, in Slovene language (March 1996-2004), http://www1.fov.uni-mb.si/mzalozba/revija.htm .

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Guest Editor, eRegion Development. Annual Thematic Issues of the Journal Organizacija, in English language (March 2005-2007), http://Organizacija.FOV.Uni-Mb.si/index.php/organizacija/issue/view/16 .

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Conference Chair, “Global Co-Operation in the New Millennium”, 9th European Conference on Information Systems - ECIS 2001, Bled, Slovenia - June 27-29, 2001,
http://ECIS2001.fov.uni-mb.si .

Awards

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Golden Medal of the University of Maribor For Research Achievements and International Cooperation, 1990.

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Honorary Membership of The Economists Association of Slovenia, 2001.

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2003 IBM Faculty Award. In recognition of exceptional Research & Educational Program, April 2004.

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Honorary Membership of the Economist Association of Dolenjska and Bela krajina, 2006.

Selected publications

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bulletMcCubbrey, Donald J.; Gricar, Joze. The EDI project in Slovenia: a case study and model for developing countries. Information, Technology & People. Bredford, 8(1995)2; 6-16. ISSN 0956-3845.
bulletVogel, Doug & Gricar, Joze (Guest Editors): A Global Perspective on Electronic Commerce. International Journal of Electronic Commerce / Spring 1998a, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 3-4.
bulletVogel, Doug & Gricar, Joze. Using Electronic Commerce to Focus a Country: The Case of Slovenia. International Journal of Electronic Commerce, 1998b, No. 3, 17-22.
bulletGricar, Joze. Importance of regional cross border ecommerce development. In: Vukovic, Goran (editor). Management and European Union: collection of scientific papers from international conference. Kranj: Modern Organization, 2002, pp 18-25. [COBISS-ID 3309075].
bulletBracun, Franc, Gricar, Joze (editors). Organizational prototype of cross border business-to-business and business-to-government electronic commerce. Kranj: Faculty of Organizational Sciences, Center of Electronic Commerce, 2001. 72 pp [COBISS-ID 3292435].
bulletDouglas R. Vogel (Chair), Georg-Dieter Gotschlich, Joze Gricar, Roger Harris, Nurdin Shakirov, Efraim Turban. The New Silk Road. Panel outline. Panelists: Published in: Loebbecke, Claudia, Wigand, Rolf T., Gricar, Joze, Pucihar, Andreja, Lenart, Gregor. eReality : Constructing the eEconomy: proceedings. Bled eCommerce Conference. Kranj: Moderna organizacija, 2002.
bulletDouglas R. Vogel, Robert Davison, Joze Gricar, Roger Harris, Maddalena Sorrentino: eTransformation of the Silk Road: Rejuvenating a Historical Trade Network. Published in: Wigand, Rolf T., Tan, Yao-hua, Gricar, Joze, Pucihar, Andreja, Lunar, Tjasa (editors). eTransformation: Bled eCommerce conference proceedings. Kranj: Moderna organizacija, 2003.
Gricar, Joze; Lenart, Gregor; Pucihar, Andreja. E-Business W@tch Reports as a Resource in Student Projects – a Slovenian Case Study. The European e-Business Report 2004 (3rd Synthesis Report). European Commission, Enterprise Directorate General, September 2004, pp 223-225.
http://www.ebusiness-watch.org/resources/documents/eBusiness-Report-2004_Exec_Summary.pdf

 .bulletGricar, Joze; Pucihar, Andreja; Lenart, Gregor: Active Learning Model for Teaching B2B E-Marketplaces. Journal of Information Systems Education, Volume 16, Number 1 (Spring 2005), pp.103-108,
http://www.jise.appstate.edu/Contents/Contents-16-1.htm .

bulletJože Gričar: Innovative Cross-border eRegion Development: Possible Directions and Impact. eRegion Development, Thematic Issue of the Journal Organizacija 40(2007)2, pp 87- 96, http://organizacija.fov.uni-mb.si/index.php/organizacija/article/viewFile/181/169.

 

Personal bibliography of Gricar Joze is available at Co-operative Online Bibliographic System & Services - COBISS, http://splet02.izum.si/cobiss/BibPersonal.jsp?init=t&lang=eng&sid=A9357CF2D42AC6D27E60CB9A205E844E

Editorial Boards

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bulletInternational Journal of Electronic Commerce. M.E. Sharpe,
http://www.gvsu.edu/ssb/ijec

bulletEM - Electronic Markets, The International Journal of Electronic Commerce and Business Media. Routledge, Taylor and Francis Publishing Group,
http://www.electronicmarkets.org

bulletInformation Systems and e-Business Management. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg,
http://www.springeronline.com/sgw/cda/frontpage/0,10735,5-40109-70-1169321-0,00.html .

bulletOrganizacija, Journal of Management, Informatics, and Human Resource Management. Moderna organizacija,
http://www1.fov.uni-mb.si/mzalozba/anglesko/journal.htm .

bulletJournal of Innovation and Regional Development (IJIRD). South-East European Research Centre, Thessaloniki, Greece, http://www.inderscience.com

 Professional Organizations Membership

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bulletAssociation of Economists of Slovenia, Section for Research in Information Systems.
bulletAssociation for Information Systems – AIS, http://www.aisnet.org, Council Member and representative for Europe, Middle East, and Africa (2002–2003).Slovenia Chapter, Association for Information Systems – AIS, http://eCenter.FOV.Uni-Mb.si/AIS .