Application of the Public-Private Partnership Organizational Structure in the Improvement of Business Operations of Public Sector Enterprises in Serbia

  • Sladjana Benkovic University in Belgrade, Faculty of Organizational Science
  • Jovan Krivokapić University of Belgrade, Faculty of Organizational Sciences, Jove Ilića St. 154, 11000 Belgrade
  • Miloš Milosavljević University of Belgrade, Faculty of Organizational Sciences, Jove Ilića St. 154, 11000 Belgrade
Keywords: public-private partnerships, private investors, organizational structure, national wholesale market, Serbia


Many countries have made an approach to harmonization and design of the organizational and legal framework that encourages private sector participation in the co-ownership of public sector enterprises. This is why the aim of the paper was to draw attention to the potentials that are available to the public sector in Serbia in the improvement of business operations, taking into account the current Law on public-private partnerships and concessions which has been present in practice for less than two years. The paper’s contribution is reflected in the presented model of the organizational, financial and developmental benefits of a public enterprise, through the application of the public-private partnership concept while bearing in mind the circumstances that are specific to the Serbian market.

Author Biographies

Jovan Krivokapić, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Organizational Sciences, Jove Ilića St. 154, 11000 Belgrade
Ph.D. Candidate
Miloš Milosavljević, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Organizational Sciences, Jove Ilića St. 154, 11000 Belgrade
Ph.D. Candidate


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