- Journal Details
- Open Access
- First Published
- 09 Jul 2020
- Publication timeframe
- 2 times per year
- 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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Damira Ðukec, Polytechnic of Međimurje in Čakovec, Croatia
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
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
Sanja Peković, University of Montenegro
Maja Meško, University of Primorska, Faculty of Management and University of Maribor, Faculty of Organizational Sciences
Poór József, Szent István University
Jose Ramon Flecha Garcia, University of Barcelona
Matjaž Mulej, University of Primorska
Regional Editorial Board
Silvija Zeman, Polytechnic of Međimurje in Čakovec, Croatia
Nataša Šarlija, University of Osijek, Faculty of Economics in Osijek, Croatia
Ivo Bašić, Ministry of Tourism, 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
Damira Keček, University North, Croatia
Željko Kos, University North, Croatia
Željko Blagus, Polytechnic of Međimurje in Čakovec, Croatia
Petra Horvat, Polytechnic of Međimurje in Čakovec, Croatia
Year of first publication: 2020.
Journal is published twice a year.
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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 email@example.com.
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.
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.
The manuscript should be written according to the instruction of the CDRJ paper template (DOCX CRDJ Paper template). Maximum length of the paper is 6.000 words.
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 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.
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.
Full details of the analyses and results must be provided. Results should be presented clearly.
Authors should provide brief discussion. The research question should be answered. Also, limitations of the study should be noted.
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.
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.
Surname, Initials (year). Title of Book (italic) (edition). Publisher.
Surname, Initials (year). Chapter title. In Editor’s Surname, Initials (Ed.), Title of Book (italic) (Chapter pages). Publisher.
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.
Open Access Statement
The journal is an Open Access journal that allows a free unlimited access to all its contents without any restrictions upon publication to all users.