Associate Professor

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, United Arab Emirates. 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 started his academic career at the Faculty of Economics, University of Kragujevac, Serbia. Vladimir 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

Research and Professional Activities

Dzenopoljac, A., Dzenopoljac, V., Muhammed, S., Abidi, O., and Kraus, S. (2024), “Intra-organizational knowledge sharing, ambidexterity, and firm performance: Evaluating the role of knowledge quality”, Journal of Knowledge Management, accepted.

Abidi, O., Nimer, K., Bani-Mustafa, A., Toglaw, S., and Dzenopoljac, V. (2023), “Do faculty members matter in corporate entrepreneurship in Kuwaiti Higher Education Institutions?”, Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print,

Dzenopoljac, V., Ognjanovic, J., Dzenopoljac, A., and Kraus, S. (2023), “Exploring the impact of employer brand attributes on financial performance: an intellectual capital perspective”, Journal of Intellectual Capital, Vol. 24 No. 7, pp. 31-54,

Dzenopoljac, V., Senic, V., Gherissi Labben, T., and Koseouglu, M. (2023), “Intellectual capital research in the hospitality industry: a bibliometric analysis”, International Hospitality Review, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print,

Abidi, O., Dzenopoljac, V., and Safi, M. (2023), “Online meeting tools, tacit knowledge sharing and entrepreneurial behaviors among knowledge workers during COVID-19”, Knowledge Management Research & Practice, Vol. 21 No. 6, pp. 1137-1149,