Call for Papers

OFEL 2023

11th International OFEL Conference on Governance,
Management and Entrepreneurship

The Dark Side of Management and Governance:
Power, ideology, tensions, and destructive traits

31th March – 1st April 2023
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Call for papers

We are looking forward to welcoming the academic and research community to the beautiful city of Dubrovnik from 31th March – 1st April 2023 for the 11th International OFEL Conference, hosted by the University of Dubrovnik, Department of Economics and Business Economics.

OFEL 2022 was our tenth conference to date, with high profile plenary sessions and over a hundred papers presented across 4 major tracks. The OFEL 2023 conference offers a unique opportunity for scholars and practitioners interested in the issues related to leadership, governance, management, organizational behavior and entrepreneurship to share their thinking and latest research findings.

We are very pleased to announce a distinguished OFEL 2023 keynote speakers: Viktor Dörfler, a senior lecturer at Strathclyde University Glasgow and Yariv Itzkovich, Department of Human Resource Management head at the Kinneret College on the Sea of Galilee.

We would like to invite all scholars, post‐graduate students and doctoral candidates interested in any of these fields of research or practice to join us in shaping the future of our discipline in a friendly and supportive environment.

 OFEL 2023 Tracks
Topics include but are not limited to:
GovernanceManagement & LeadershipEntrepreneurshipOrganizational Behavior
Leadership, governance and inclusionDiversity and rethinking the role of managerCreativity and Innovation in the context of diversityCounterproductive work behavior
Behavioral corporate governance and boardroom dynamicsManaging organizational change in the era of diversityEntrepreneurship and diversity in times of digital transformationGroup/team characteristics
Board oversight and changes of corporate boardsDiversity managementLeading the inclusion revolutionIndividual characteristics
Corporate governance: an institutional perspectiveInclusion and evidence-based managementEntrepreneurship, inclusion and innovative business modelsWork and technology
Corporate social irresponsibilityOrganizational sensemaking and sensegivingRethinking institutional entrepreneurshipDeviant behavior
Governance in the era of disruptive changeLeadership for new inclusive business modelsSocial entrepreneurshipValues and beliefs
Governance and implicit biases in interfirm collaborations (alliances, networks, open innovation)Social networks and diversity in organizationsBig data, diversity and entrepreneurshipCommunication
Power, trust and diversity in corporate governanceCritical approaches to management and strategic managementSocially responsible investingSocial capital
Cooperatives and alternative governance modelsNew leadership and participative managementEntrepreneurship in the
sharing economy


Submission of abstracts for review: January 22th, 2023
Notification of abstract acceptance: February 12th, 2023
Submission of complete/full papers for the proceedings: February 26th, 2023
Notification of full paper acceptance: March 18th, 2023

Papers accepted for the conference will be published in the conference proceedings, subject to author registration and peer review.

If you have any question regarding the conference, please feel free to contact us at:

Kind regards,
The OFEL Organizing Committee