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Special issue 1, 2020


Damage and Hope: Living with COVID-19 towards Better Management


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Dear Colleagues, 

Business Excellence and Management journal is pleased to announce the launch of a Special Issue entitled Damage and Hope: Living with COVID-19 towards Better Management.


Nowadays, the world goes through significant changes, that affect our economy, our climate, and even our lifestyle. The year 2020 came with major challenges, one of the biggest challenges being the COVID-19 pandemic. 


Being first highlighted in December 2019, in Wuhan, China, the new coronavirus has rapidly taken over the world. In March 2020, the World Health Organization declared a state of pandemic regarding the COVID-19. Since then, the new coronavirus presented an impact on economic, financial, and social development. 

The purpose of our special issue is to determine the effects, from a managerial perspective, that the new coronavirus has on markets and companies from different industries.

Thus, the research topics of this Special Issue may include subjects on (but are not limited to): the level of the economic fallout across the countries, data analysis and data predictions, company performances, the level of sustainability across industries, risk management, new management in times of crisis, different management in a different world, transforming management and business excellence, the future of business excellence, the impact of the pandemic on the economy, markets, finances, industries, people psychology, education, universities, social development, companies, governments etc.


We consider this subject of great interest as well as the research on this topic being very important. Thus, we strongly encourage researchers, teachers, students, engineers, academics, and industry professionals from all over the world to present their current observations and analysis by submitting their research in our special issue. Qualitative and quantitative research, reviews, syntheses, and all other original research are welcomed.


Papers will be peer-reviewed and accepted papers will be published on a continuous basis (as soon as accepted) and listed together on the special issue page of the journal. Authors have the option to plan their papers by sending a title and short abstract (about 150 words) to the Editorial Team for announcement on the journal's website. Papers can be submitted to the following email address: or


Deadline for submission - 30 September 2020. Manuscripts can be submitted until this deadline.

Our journal has no publication fee.


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