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Croatian Regional Development Journal

Journal Details
access type Open Access
License
Format
Journal
First Published
09 Jul 2020
Languages
English
Journal Subjects
Computer Sciences, Programming and Languages, Business and Economics, Business Management, Management, Organization, Corporate Governance, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering, Life Sciences, Ecology

„Croatian Regional Development Journal” (CRDJ) is a multidisciplinary scientific journal. The journal aims at encouraging regional development through a multidisciplinary and innovative research approach in the area of sustainable development, ecology, construction, mechanical engineering, computer science, information and communication sciences and economics. „CRDJ” has a special focus on theoretical and empirical research of new technology as a foundation of regional development. In addition to the multidisciplinary research, „CRDJ” publishes papers in the fields of technical, natural, social and human sciences. The journal publishes for decision makers in the private and public sector, scientists and experts.

The journal combines advances and knowledge of different fields aiming to promote social and economic development. Special attention is paid to social, ecological, ethical and managerial aspects of regional development research. In this respect, the CRDJ journal fosters the exchange of ideas, experience and knowledge between regions, in particular in transition countries.

Papers submitted for publication should be original, theoretical and practical papers.
The journal also publishes case studies showing innovative solutions in practice and critical reviews of theory. Papers in both Croatian and English languages are published.
The journal is published twice a year.

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Plagiarism Policy

The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.

Editor-in-Chief
Damira Ðukec, Polytechnic of Međimurje in Čakovec, Croatia

Associate editors
Mirjana Pejić Bach, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Economics & Business, Croatia
Igor Klopotan, Polytechnic of Međimurje in Čakovec, Croatia
Jovana Zoroja, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Economics & Business, Croatia

Editorial Board
Mansoor Maitah, Czech Univeristy of Life Sciences Prague, Czech Republlic
Humberto Ribeiro, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Miroslaw Przygoda, University of Warsaw, Poland
Teodor Iliev, University of Ruse, Bulgaria

Regional Editorial Board
Bruno Trstenjak, Polytechnic of Međimurje in Čakovec, Croatia
Marija Miščančuk, Polytechnic of Međimurje in Čakovec, Croatia
Mirjana Trstenjak, Polytechnic of Međimurje in Čakovec, Croatia
Silvija Zeman, Polytechnic of Međimurje in Čakovec, Croatia
Damir Vusić, University North, Croatia
Nataša Šarlija, University of Osijek, Faculty of Economics in Osijek, Croatia
Ivo Bašić, Ministry of Tourism, Croatia
Goran Malčić, Zagreb University of Applied Sciences, Croatia
Darko Pavlović, Plinacro d.o.o., Croatia
Marija Valčić, University College Aspira, Croatia
Vladimir Kalšan, Polytechnic of Međimurje in Čakovec, Croatia
Marijan Cingula, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Economics & Business, Croatia
Pavo Šašlin, Ministry of Construction and Pysical Planning, Croatia
Laura Južnik Rotar, University of Novo mesto, Faculty of Economics and Informatics, Slovenia
Damira Keček, University North, Croatia
Ljubica Bakić-Tomić, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Croatia

Publisher
DE GRUYTER POLAND
Bogumiła Zuga 32A Str.
01-811 Warsaw, Poland
T: +48 22 701 50 15

Submission to the journal

Authors should submit their papers online via the Journal’s online submission system journal.sdewes.org/crdj. Article submission to the journal and its publishing is free of charge. If you have any questions about the online submission process, contact the Editorial Office by e-mail info@crdj.eu.

Publishing ethics

We promote integrity in research publication so we support and advocate usage of COPE (publicationethics.org/) comprehensive guidelines and advice for our editors, and authors.

Reviewer process

Each manuscript goes through an initial check by the editor to establish if it is scientifically sound. If the paper meets the initial requirements it is sent to at least two independent reviewers for blind peer review. After the consultation with the relevant members of the Editorial Board, taking into account reviewer’s recommendations, the editor decides whether the paper will be accepted as is, revised or rejected.

Manuscript requirements

The manuscript should be written according to the instruction of the CDRJ paper template (DOCX CRDJ Paper template or DOC CRDJ Paper Template). Maximum length of the paper is 6.000 words.

Abstract

Abstract should be no longer than 200 words. Background of the research as well as contribution to regional development should be explained in few sentences. Also, objectives, methods, results and conclusions should be briefly presented.

Introduction

Introduction should provide a context of the paper and the nature of the problem should be described. In introduction the author should summarize previous research and cite most current and relevant literature. Also, gaps in knowledge should be indicated and research questions presented. The introduction should introduce present research, its purpose and goals. Within the introduction, the hypotheses are stated.

Methodology

The methodology used in the empirical part of the paper should be appropriate. The authors should use appropriate methods of sampling. Also, instruments, statistical procedures and analysis should be valid and sufficient to examine the data.

Results

Full details of the analyses and results must be provided. Results should be presented clearly.

Discussion

Authors should provide brief discussion. The research question should be answered. Also, limitations of the study should be noted.

Conclusion

Conclusion should be based on answering research questions and/or should include results of hypothesis investigation. Limitations of the study should be noted and further research directions should be proposed.

References

At the end of the paper a reference list in alphabetical order should be supplied. Use APA style for reference. References should not be numbered or bulleted.

Books

Surname, Initials (year). Title of Book (italic) (edition). Publisher.

Book chapters

Surname, Initials (year). Chapter title. In Editor’s Surname, Initials (Ed.), Title of Book (italic) (Chapter pages). Publisher.

For journals

Surname, Initials (year). Title of article. Journal Name (italic), volume and number, pages.
If the original version of a non-english article is cited in References, please give the original title and put the English translation in bracket

For published conference proceedings

Surname, Initials (year of publication). Title of paper. In Surname, Initials (Ed.), Title of published proceeding which may include place and date(s) held (italic) (Page numbers). Publisher.

For unpublished conference proceedings

Surname, Initials (year, date). Title of paper (italic) [Conference presentation]. Name of Conference, place of conference. URL if freely available on the internet

For working papers

Surname, Initials (year). Title of article (italic) [working paper, version]. Institution or organization.

For encyclopedia entries (with no author or editor)

Publisher. (year). Title of entry. In Title of Encyclopedia (italic) (edition, pages).
(For authored entries please refer to book chapter guidelines above)

For newspaper articles (authored)

Surname, Initials (year, date). Article title. Newspaper (italic), pages.

For newspaper articles (non-authored)

Newspaper (italic) (year, date). Article title, pages.

For electronic sources

Surname, Initials (year, date). Title of article (italic). Title of website.

Open Access License

This journal provides immediate open access to its content under the Creative Commons BY NC ND 4.0 license. Authors who publish with this journal retain all copyrights and agree to the terms of the above-mentioned CC BY NC ND 4.0 license.

Journal Details
access type Open Access
License
Format
Journal
First Published
09 Jul 2020
Languages
English
Journal Subjects
Computer Sciences, Programming and Languages, Business and Economics, Business Management, Management, Organization, Corporate Governance, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering, Life Sciences, Ecology

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