Conceptual model for overcoming the consequences of the pandemic

  • 1 Department of Management and Quantitative Methods in Economics, University of Plovdiv Paisii Hilendarski, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • 2 Department of Political Sciences and National Security, University of Plovdiv Paisii Hilendarski, Plovdiv, Bulgaria


The paper presents a conceptual model for overcoming the consequences of the pandemic based on summarized results from research focused on societal challenges in Bulgaria caused by COVID-19. The study aims to submit a unified methodological framework for application by experts in researching, analyzing, and bench-marking the entrepreneurs’ activity and suggestions for applicable and reasonable measures in the field of business development during the pandemic situation caused by COVID-19. The findings of this research can assist managers in national institutions and business organizations to recognize the strengths and weaknesses of different measures which influence creativity and innovation and focus on proactive suggestions to overcome the negative consequences of the pandemic.



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