Associate Professor

2009, MSc in Strategic Management, University of Kragujevac, Serbia
2013, PhD in Strategic Management, University of Kragujevac, Serbia


Vladimir is the associate professor of Business Transformation at the College of Interdisciplinary Studies, Zayed University, in Dubai. Previously, he served as the associate professor of Strategic Management at College of Business and Economics, United Arab Emirates University in Al Ain. Before coming to the UAE, Vladimir was the associate professor, director of the MBA program, and Business Consulting Center coordinator at the College of Business Administration, American University of the Middle East, Kuwait. He received his PhD Degree from the University of Kragujevac, Serbia, in the field of impact of intellectual capital on value creation in contemporary enterprises, where he started his academic career in 2002. Alongside his academic career, Vladimir was providing business consultancy services in the fields of strategy development and execution, business planning, financial planning and analysis, and leadership. He is an active researcher in the areas of strategy, intellectual capital, knowledge management, leadership, and entrepreneurship.


Dubai Academic City, F-L2-043


+971 4 402 1685

Teaching Areas

Strategic Management, Intellectual Capital, Knowledge Management, Leadership, Entrepreneurship

Research and Professional Activities

Dzenopoljac, V., Abidi, O., and Rauf, A. (2022), “Managerial tacit knowledge transfer: A potential outcome of cross-border mergers and acquisitions in GCC banking sector”, Economic Horizons, Vol 24, No. 2, pp. 211-224.

Dzenopoljac, V., Georgievski, B., Cavagnetto, S., and Abidi, O. (2022), “National intellectual capital: a comparative longitudinal study”, Ekonomika preduzeca, May-June, pp. 147-160.

Yahchouchy, G. and Dzenopoljac, V. (2022), “Entrepreneurship and Social Entrepreneurship: A Trend or a Real Factor for a Prosperous Future? In: Azoury N., Hafsi T. (eds) Entrepreneurship and Social Entrepreneurship in the MENA Region. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. 

Gunay, S., Dzenopoljac, V., and Bontis, N. (2022), “Social media as a proxy for relational capital: the case of Twitter posts in cryptocurrency market”, International Journal of Web Based Communities, Vol. 18, No. 1,

Dzenopoljac, V., Kwiatek, P., Dzenopoljac, A., and Bontis, N. (2021), “Intellectual capital as a longitudinal predictor of company performance in a developing economy”, Knowledge and Process Management, pp. 1-17,