Archive | Issue no. 6

thumb-issue6

Serempathy: A New Approach To Innovation. An Application To Forty-Six Regions Of Atlantic Arc Countries

This research provides a new theoretical approach to innovation called Serempathy: Serendipity (which is achieved by chance) + Empathy (putting your self in the other). Serempathy relies on collaborative relationships between: University, private companies and public administration. In this theoretical approach adds chance to scientific discovery and an environment of empathy. Ideas aren’t self-contained things; […]

The full abstract of this scientific paper

Posted in Economics, Issue no. 6

thumb-issue6

Organizational Learning And Knowledge Creation Processes In SMEs

Nowadays, the business life for many companies is becoming increasingly complex and novel because of dynamic processes and rapid changes those are occurring in economy. In order to cope with fast changing environment organizations are forced to increase their knowledge base and thus learn continuously. Herein, organizational learning and knowledge creation processes are becoming of […]

The full abstract of this scientific paper

Posted in Issue no. 6, Knowledge Management

thumb-issue6

Analysis of the Purpose of Using Internet in Iraq: A Multinomial Logit Model

Internet accessibility is positively correlated with infrastructure development and nature of government policies. Though Iraq has shown considerable increase in Internet connectivity, it constitutes only 10 % of its population. In this study, the significant factors determining the use and non-use of Internet have been identified and analyzed. The results revealed that human development, human […]

The full abstract of this scientific paper

Posted in Information Technology, Issue no. 6

thumb-issue6

Current Challenges and Opportunities of System Modeling for Hospital Automation

This paper is focusing on the System Modeling for Hospital Automation, its challenges and opportunities. System modeling is mean to convert requirement analysis to system/specification. It shows the way of direction of how to use the system with effective way. It helps to understand system easier and builds the link among different activities and its […]

The full abstract of this scientific paper

Posted in Issue no. 6, Knowledge Management

thumb-issue6

Economies of Emerging States and Foreign Trade in the Knowledge Economy

The current society has brought in the foreground of its preoccupations the foreign trade as a factor of recovery and development, especially in the case of the emergent states. Starting with Adam Smith and David Ricardo, theories of the foreign trade have been built to demonstrate the advantages that trades might bring to the partners. […]

The full abstract of this scientific paper

Posted in Economics, Issue no. 6

thumb-issue6

Analysis of Knowledge Management within Five Key Areas

Knowledge Management as a crucial factor impacts on organizational performance. It seems to be a lack of empirical studies that measure knowledge in high educational environments, especially in universities. The main purpose of this study was to identify and assess five pointers that contribute towards knowledge management in a university in Iran. The methodology involved […]

The full abstract of this scientific paper

Posted in Issue no. 6, Knowledge Management

thumb-issue6

Importance of Economic and Social Cohesion Policy for Romania

Cohesion Policy is one of the tangible examples of how it should be a European policy: modern, flexible, proactive, adaptable to rapid economic and social environment changing and having a substantial contribution to achieving the Union’s key policy objectives, such as the Lisbon Agenda Cohesion Policy is one of the tangible examples of how it […]

The full abstract of this scientific paper

Posted in Economics, Issue no. 6

thumb-issue6

The Impact Of The Industrial Sector On Romanian Employment

Through our study we aim to highlight the place and role of the Romanian industry in the national economy and its impact on employment in the last twenty years. Moreover, we intend to underline the regional gaps determined by the role and place of the industry at regional level. The results of our analysis carried […]

The full abstract of this scientific paper

Posted in Economics, Issue no. 6

thumb-issue6

Information Systems and Information Technology as Strategic Tools – Their Use in Albanian Business

The use of IS/IT has became strategic, impacting the way organizations think and act, linking their inside and outside operations through their effective use. After looking at strategic uses in developed countries, it is worth studying how organizations in Albania use IS/IT in their business processes for succeeding in their respective markets. The aim is […]

The full abstract of this scientific paper

Posted in Information Technology, Issue no. 6

thumb-issue6

Innovation Activities in the Service Sector: Empirical Evidence from Portuguese Firms

This research aims to analyze the degree of importance of investment and expenditure on innovation activities for entrepreneurial innovative capability, in the scope of Portuguese services firms. The literature review considers three main approaches regarding service innovation: assimilation, demarcation and synthesis. A conceptual model was proposed and several research hypotheses were empirically tested using secondary […]

The full abstract of this scientific paper

Posted in Economics, Issue no. 6

thumb-issue6

Designing an Effective Female Leadership Model in Governmental Organizations

Since leadership is a critical factor for improving organizational performance, failure or success of an organization highly depends on the efficiency of leadership at all levels. Scholars elaborated that leadership is the ability of influencing one’s attitudes, aptitudes and beliefs, in the way that it will lead to meet organizational objectives. The main purpose of […]

The full abstract of this scientific paper

Posted in Economics, Issue no. 6

thumb-issue6

The Appropriate Model and Dependence Measures of Thailand’s Exchange Rate and Malaysia’s Exchange Rate: Linear, Nonlinear and Copulas Approach

The objectives of this study are to find the fitting model and dependence measures of both Thailand’s exchange rate and Malaysia’s exchange rate during, between, and after the World’s recent financial crises based on linear, nonlinear and empirical copula approaches. The results of the study confirm that the nonlinear model (NNTs) is an appropriate model […]

The full abstract of this scientific paper

Posted in Issue no. 6, Knowledge Management

thumb-issue6

The Impact Of Institutional Quality On Economic Growth And Development: An Empirical Study

During the last twenty years economics literature and debates have increasingly referred to institutions as the answers to the longstanding questions concerning how economic growth arises, what policies can be used to promote best results in terms of economic performances and what accounts for differences in GDP levels among countries so that the analysis of […]

The full abstract of this scientific paper

Posted in Economics, Issue no. 6

thumb-issue6

European Typologies of Time Use – the Social Model Approach

Starting from the fact that working time it is influenced by factors related to employment policies (especially for mothers), including those relating to extending or not of the working life and, on the other hand on social protection policies, the present paper presents typologies of working time use. Also taking into consideration the influence of […]

The full abstract of this scientific paper

Posted in Economics, Issue no. 6

thumb-issue6

The Characteristics of Foreign Direct Investments in Serbia

The international movement of capital takes place in three main forms, namely: international mobility of credit capital, portfolio investments and foreign direct investments. Foreign direct investments (Greenfield investments) today are considered as the most desirable form of international capital. They represent such type of capital investment in the company through which ownership control over the […]

The full abstract of this scientific paper

Posted in Economics, Issue no. 6

thumb-issue6

IT Applications as a Didactic Tool in the Teaching of Math (Using of Spreadsheet to Programming)

In this document, we proposed a methodology to teach financial mathematics using a spreadsheet and computer platforms as a didactic tool. We describe the traditional education process in a specific topic of mathematics, “debt restructuring and modeling with equivalent‐equation” from the theoretical explanation to design a financial simulator programmed in a spreadsheet. After this, the […]

The full abstract of this scientific paper

Posted in Information Technology, Issue no. 6, Knowledge Management

thumb-issue6

Conflict, Contract, Leadership and Innovation: An Interdisciplinary View

The competitive market is able to regulate simple innovative processes. In those of a more complex nature whose principal players may belong to either the same or a different firm a different form of organization is required: one which coherently defines rules and resources designed to avoid, in conditions of uncertainty, tensions arising between the […]

The full abstract of this scientific paper

Posted in Issue no. 6, Knowledge Management

thumb-issue6

Forest Protection and Climate Change – Integrated Approach through Market Based Mechanisms

Currently it is unfolding the United Nations International Year for Forests. This underlines the recognition of forests importance for the contemporary and future society and envisages raising awareness on several aspects to be considered by the variety of stakeholders for forestry. Meanwhile, the rate of deforestation halted its increase although remain high with more than […]

The full abstract of this scientific paper

Posted in Economics, Issue no. 6

thumb-issue6

Pilot Study on Evaluation Gap between Competencies Acquired by Economic Education Graduates and Requirements of Pitesti Employers

This work aimed to assess the gaps between competencies and skills of economic education graduates and the requirements of employers’ skills and abilities of Pitesti, the identification of these gaps’ causes, and of viable solutions to eliminate the identified gaps. Therefore, the paper presents the results of a pilot study based on two empirical research, […]

The full abstract of this scientific paper

Posted in Economics, Issue no. 6

thumb-issue6

Equity Mutual Fund: Performances, Persistence and Fund Rankings

This study focuses on open-ended equity mutual funds in Thailand. The funds’ performances were examined whether the returns significantly and persistently out-perform the market; whether the use of different measures leads funds with similar rankings. The analyses use various metrics: the traditional fund performance evaluation measures and Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) technique; Pearson’s correlation coefficients, […]

The full abstract of this scientific paper

Posted in Economics, Issue no. 6

thumb-issue6

The Role of Media Context in the Advertising Persuasion Process: A Modeling Attempt among Children

Our understanding remains limited as to how a TV program affects the viewers’ reactions toward advertisements surrounding this program. This paper tries to shed light on this research topic, by proposing a global conceptualization of the media context effect on the performance of advertisements targeting young viewers. The paper equally stresses the theoretical as well […]

The full abstract of this scientific paper

Posted in Issue no. 6, Knowledge Management

thumb-issue6

Modern Techniques for Online Promotion of Banking Services and Products

Promote bank services and products involve above all extensive market studies, identifying consumer needs, consumer segmentation, improving the quality of supply – all for shaping a promotional campaign to be completed by attracting new customers. Today, organizations are struggling to shape new ways to create their own image, strong among consumers, which means a model […]

The full abstract of this scientific paper

Posted in Economics, Issue no. 6

thumb-issue6

Introducing a Common Currency in Central Franc Zone: Is it Appropriate?

This article examines the suitability of the currency union in the Central Franc Zone (CFA) relative to business cycles and trade. Optimum currency area (OCA) criteria have been employed to determine the suitability of currency integration. This paper also develops a procedure for application of OCA theory to CFA and examines the criteria, taking into […]

The full abstract of this scientific paper

Posted in Economics, Issue no. 6

thumb-issue6

Potential Impacts of Global Climate Change on Power and Energy Generation

Climate change and climate variability is receiving much attention recently because it has significant effects on our power and energy sector and therefore on the socio-economic activities of the society especially in a developing country such as Nigeria. Approach: The aim of the study is to examine the influence of climate change on power generation. […]

The full abstract of this scientific paper

Posted in Economics, Issue no. 6

thumb-issue6

Progress and Innovation through Evaluation Intellectual Property

Practical assessment of intellectual property is a complex and difficult issue because there are many factors that influence it, and apply the methodologies differ from one country to another, from one continent to another. Therefore, the responsibility of carrying out transactions these intangible assets is maximum, because they have social implications and / or political. […]

The full abstract of this scientific paper

Posted in Issue no. 6, Knowledge Management

thumb-issue6

The Macroeconomic Performance of Monetary Policies. A Stochastic Simulation Based on the Taylor’s Rule

In this paper we try to check if and how the macroeconomic performances induced by a Taylor’s rule based kind of monetary policy are (or not) more efficient than those effectively induced by the most important central bank’s monetary policies. In this kind of respect, we use a simple three equations model: a Phillips equation, […]

The full abstract of this scientific paper

Posted in Economics, Issue no. 6