Archive | Information Technology

Information technology (IT) is the study, design, development, application, implementation, support or management of computer-based information systems, particularly software applications and computer hardware

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Romanian External Debt Evolution -Pre and Post Accession to Eu

The present paper is studying the evolution of Romania’s foreign debt before and post accession in the European Union, namely the period 2000 – 2013, in the large context of the specific macroeconomic policy objectives of the times. According to our research results, the economic effect of external debt may be considered positive and for […]

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Romania-Between Decentralization and Deconcentration

The present paper studies the level of local financial autonomy in our country, in relation to the capacity of local communities to make public expenditures. Our own local targets Revenues analysis and main components, discussing the impact Transfers and subsidies that May have on the degree of local financial Decentralization, as they are Considered own […]

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Insolvency in Romania – Solution for Avoiding Company Bankruptcy in the Context of Economic Crisis

The lack of a propitious economic environment made the number of companies in Romania that became insolvent to progressively grow from one year to another, even though average sales registered in the year of starting the procedure were larger than the ones in previous years. The performed study presents on one side the evolution of […]

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The Impact of the Economic Crisis upon Fiscal System from Romania and EU Member States

Fiscal policies must ensure the stability of taxes and duties and to propose an optimal level of taxation that does not stop economic activity and do not aggravate the financial situation of the population. Measures concerning taxation system should have the effect of training on tax payers and coordinate proper location and collection of taxes. […]

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Is Social Protection Expenditure or an Investment? A Cross-Country Comparison in the European Union

The relationship between social protection, growth and income inequality is an important issue in modern societies. However, there exists no consensus about these relationships because government activity could be carried out inefficiently, due to excessive burdens or even because it can reduce the productivity of the system. In this paper, the correlation between social expenditure, […]

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Globalization – Engine for Economic Growth

This paper tries to design the proper framework for highlighting the importance of globalization and the meaning of it being the engine for economic growth. Globalization and economic growth go hand in hand and are empowered by the Solow’s model influence, which is translated as sustainable economic development, which also could be accelerated by using […]

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Globalization, Economic Growth and Happiness: The Perspectives of an Economy Based on Non-Material Values

Why it is so important to maintain a continuous economic growth within a planet showing clear signs of its exhaustion is an important issue that is questioned more and more often in the last decade or so. The main motivation is to create the resources needed for people to live better and to be happy. […]

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Sustainability Challenge: Social Networks as a Factor for Improvement of Organizations Today

The development of Information Technology is present in different areas of business. Very popular forms of it are social networks. Social Network Manager or Social Network entrepreneur represents a new type of employee that is needed in both; small and large companies all over the world. The demand for human resources that are capable of […]

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The Factors that Affect the Economic Growth in Albania

The economic growth is the most important indicator in determining the welfare of a country, thus affecting the growth of income level. The economic growth is one of the indicators most used by economists, governments and international economic organizations and is also considered as synonymous with development. Economic growth is an indicator of the performance […]

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Motivational Factors as Correlates of Electronic Information Resources Use Among Lecturers in Private Universities in South-West, Nigeria

This study investigated Perceived Usefulness, Perceived Ease of Use and Perceived Enjoyment as correlates of EIRs use among lecturers in private universities in Nigeria. A correlation type of survey research design was adopted in this study. A single stage random sampling technique was used to select 2086 lecturers from the sampled (14) universities out of […]

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A Case Study in Carry Trade and Cross Pair Allegiance Switching, Pre and Post 2008

EUR/USD, USD/JPY and the position of EUR/JPY was investigated in this paper using regression analysis with the overarching question where EUR/JPY sits in relation to both pairs and its position in terms of a carry trade. What was determined was EUR/JPY switches allegiance period to period. The carry trade premise is to borrow a low […]

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Development of GIS Technologies and Methods in Education

The paper goal is to analyze GIS opportunities as constructive pillar for student performance. We introduce a web-gis platform which improves both student collaboration and individual strategy highlighting their skills and potentialities. The analyzed project claims to reduce the gap between theoretical assignments and real world issues. We try to introduce a new standard of […]

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Web services Threat Modeling in a Collaborative System

In this paper is applied a threat modeling methodology on a collaborative system. Firstly it will present the current stage of collaborative system security, then it will be shown how to integrate web services into collaborative platforms. The Threat Modeling methodology is proposed by Microsoft and is a part of the Software Development Life Cycle […]

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Is Youth Guarantee a Solution for Increasing Employment Among Young Romanians?

With an employment rate among young people (under 25 years) of 23,3% Romania has to find a solution for solving this problem in short terms , otherwise we can face a constant migration wave of young people who can’t find a job in our country. This article presents the current status on labor market in […]

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Educational Tourism: Strategy for Sustainable Tourism Development with reference of Hadauti and Shekhawati Regions of Rajasthan ,India

Rajasthan is a main tourism State in the nation. It’s glorious legacy, bright living customs, traditions, wonderful heritage, mesmerizing natural beauty,vibrant folk, energetic people and delicious cuisines are exceptional attractions for both, domestic and foreign tourists. The substantial and indescribable tourism products of the State offer enormous potential for development of the tourism industry. Improvement […]

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Anxiety Toward Mathematics (An Empirical Study In College Students In Tuxtepec Oaxaca-México)

In this paper we examine anxiety toward mathematics in undergraduate students; therefore, we take a Muñoz and Mato anxiety scale (2007). This is a study carried out at several universities in Tuxtepec, Oaxaca, Mexico. 302 questionnaires were applied face-to-face to undergraduate students of several profiles, among others: Business Management Engineering, Civil Engineering, Public Accounting, Electro-mechanic […]

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Social and Environmental Responsibility of the Organization in the Context of Sustainable Development

The attitude of companies on the environment fits into a broader sector such as that of social responsibility. Social responsibility includes topics such as child labor exploitation, safety and quality or environmental impact of companies. They now receive more attention from the media, because they lead to the development of new legislation, causing some of […]

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The Importance of Data-Bases in the Process of Knowledge Sharing Inside of an Eco-Bio-Economic Cluster

The term „database” refers to a structured collection of data, used to model aspects of reality in a way that allows useful information to be extracted. In order for the data resource to be well defined and documented, easily administered and interrogated, derives the need to use a proper database management system. A Database Management […]

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Organisational Culture as a Knowledge Management Enabler in Selected Private Higher Education Institutions in Botswana: A Question of Fit or Misfit

This paper intended to determine the role corporate culture plays in facilitating or hindering knowledge management (KM) practices, especially knowledge sharing, in selected private higher education institutions in Botswana and whether there is a fit or misfit between organisational culture of these institutions and international KM best practices. Several key literary KM sources were consulted […]

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Features of patients and their hospitalization in public hospitals of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace region

The economic crisis has made its presence felt in southern Europe the last five years and among other things has affected the provision of health services in Greece. It also seeks for economic reasons uniting of health care institutions of primary or secondary social care. In this study, we use data from the Pathology, Surgical, […]

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The Holistic Information Communication and Technology in Order to Increase Number of Tourist in Indonesia

Information communication and technology has been used not only in business sector but also in government, tourism is one of business activity need collaboration between government and business practitioner to implement tourism activities. Government as the authority must be provide information related to business tourism activities, this study provide a holistic information system between government […]

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The Impact of Informal Economy in the Pension System, Empirical Analysis. The Albanian Case

By using a simple model, it will be analyzed the impact that informality has in the amount of consumption of the workers during their life cycle. This paper deals with the interconnections of underreported earnings, savings and old-age pension. The workers sampled for this analysis have been divided into three groups: 1. Low income employees, […]

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Deployment of Social Media in the Recruitment Process

The social media experience has opened up new trails of commitment and revolutionized the exchange of information. With more people employing with social media, it is worth scrutinizing its application to the recruitment process. The purpose of this paper is to assess how employers can construct best use of social media as part of the […]

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Using Information Technology for the Efficiency Activities in the Educational Field

In a knowledge-based society, Information and Communications Technology plays an important role in learning process, involve teachers and students into a relationship that allows students to acquire knowledge and skills needed in their future work. The learning environment created by the teachers affects the students’ achievements, their attitude regarding the compulsory school subjects. We wanted […]

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Analysis of Economic Liberalization and Telecommunication Sector Performance in Nigeria

In this paper, we examined the empirical relationship between economic liberalization and telecommunication sector performance in Nigeria between 1986 and 2010 using the Stock and Watson (1993) Dynamic Ordinary Least Square (DOLS) technique. The study utilized secondary data and they were sourced from Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Statistical Bulletin and […]

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Posted in Economics, Information Technology, Volume IV, Issue no. 6

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Fathoming the Introduction of E-Government Processes: a Qualitative Study in Greece

E-Government could be perceived as a driving force for the use of Information and Communication Technology in the transformation of governmental operations. From the governmental perspective it is essential that the transformed operations would be more efficient and effective. In this study using a series of interviews and thus a qualitative research methodology we further […]

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Comparing of Local Government Official Website Disclosure about Home Equity Reverse Mortgage Pilot Program in Taiwan

The purpose of this study discusses the comparison of local government official website disclosure the home equity reverse mortgage pilot program. The content adopts content analysis and method of interactive reply to test the speed of interaction and content between local government and people. The study found that people could acquire relevant information in small […]

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Improving The Management Of Romanian Smes Through The Use Of Informatic Systems

This paper tries to analyze the ways of perfecting management at SMEs level by an intensive use of informatics technologies, in the context of implementing the information society and the 2020 digital agenda. Large volumes of data, the complexity of its administration and processing procedures, the high demands related to the computer system providing in […]

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Cloud Computing – Compliance with Regulatory Prescribed Data Protection Measures in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The rapid emergence of cloud computing has raised concerns about its legal and regulatory implications. Issues of data protection and security are among the concerns most frequently mentioned by potential cloud customers. If sensitive company data are stored, processed or transmitted in a cloud environment, data protection and other laws will apply to that environment […]

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The Alternative Investment Market And The Financing Of Technological Innovation

The Alternative Investment Market (AIM) is characterized by the presence of numerous firms operating in sectors with a high rate of technological innovation. In this research we will deal with IPOs about companies active in the sector of Information Technology and Software & Computer Services. The purpose of the research is testing the market’s ability […]

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Determinants of Knowledge Sharing Using Web Technologies among Students in Higher Education

Knowledge sharing is becoming more and more important as such educational institutions are trying to harness this opportunity to students’ learning environment in order to create value. Therefore, the motivation behind this research is to conduct an empirical study to explore the factors that influence the success of knowledge-sharing using web technologies among students in […]

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Utilizing the Quantile Regression to Explore the Determinants on the Application of E-Learning

In this research, the quantile regression is applied to investigate the affecting factors associated with the application of e-learning. The findings provide a comprehensive picture about the relationships between the application of e-learning and its determinants. It sheds light on these complicated relationships that, at the different quantiles of the conditional distribution of e-learning adopting […]

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The Impact of Social Networks on Innovation: The Case of European Regions

This research analyses the relationship between the use of social networks and the generation of innovations in European regions through a production function of innovations using human capital, technological capital and virtual relational capital with the new theoretical approach. For this, it is estimated an econometric model of panel data for the period 2007-2011 and […]

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Designing and Implementation Iraqi E-Government Front Office Online System

Electronic Government (e-Government) is a simple-identified phenomenon in globally. E-Government (front office) is the application of information technology through average person field companies to obtain to its people in the current and effective technique (Al-Taie, M. Z. and S. Kadry). In 2003, Iraq began the establishment of electronic government with the help of the Italian […]

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Impact Of Information Organization On Performance In Tourism

The unprecedented development of communication, transportation media and infrastructure, as well as the increase of the number and diversity of offers, within the context of growth of incomes of certain social categories, have facilitated during the last few years a significant increase of demand in the touring industry which therefore occupies a more and more […]

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