Kristina Devčić – Polytechnic Nikola Tesla in Gospić, Bana Ivana Karlovića 16, Gospić, Croatia

Ivana Tonković Pražić – Polytechnic Nikola Tesla in Gospić, Bana Ivana Karlovića 16, Gospić, Croatia

Digital Nomadism;
Factor analysis;
Remote work



Advances in computer and information technologies, widespread access to the Internet and more frequent use of mobile devices allowed for the development of new lifestyles and options for organization of work. Among the most prominent trends of this kind that seems to be gaining popularity is digital nomadism. Digital nomads abandoned the traditional work structures and choose to work remotely at locations that best suit their needs. This paper adds to existing research by investigating the motivation behind the decision to become a digital nomad in a less advanced economy. In order to achieve this aim, empirical research was carried out during the fall of 2022. The collect­ed data was analyzed with Cronbach’s Alpha coefficient to test the reliabili­ty of the items and explorative factor analysis to extract different motivation factors. The results unveil that Croatian workers may be motivated to become digital nomads and what might motivate them to do so.

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Devčić, K., & Tonković Pražić, I. (2022). The Digital Nomad Motivation in the Republic of Croatia. In V. Bevanda (Ed.), International Scientific-Business Conference – LIMEN 2022: Vol 8. Selected papers (pp. 87-93). Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans.


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