Archive | Knowledge Management

Knowledge Management (KM) comprises a range of strategies and practices used in an organization to identify, create, represent, distribute, and enable adoption of insights and experiences. Such insights and experiences comprise knowledge, either embodied in individuals or embedded in organizational processes or practice.

The Relationship between Petroleum Prices and Stock Exchange Istanbul: Hidden Cointegration Analysis

Petroleum is the life source of modern economies. As countries become urbanized and modernized, petroleum demand would increase dramatically. Predicting future demand for petroleum is quite difficult but it is closely related to industrial production. Therefore, the petroleum demand of countries exhibiting rapid economic growth would also increase rapidly, and the rapid increase in demand […]

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Assessing Knowledge Management Initiatives: A Framework Based On Stakeholder Approach

This paper discusses various methods and tools to assess knowledge management and makes an exploratory evaluation of these elements. Most of them show some weaknesses concerning, firstly the fact that different groups of interest must be taken into account, and secondly the fact that tacit knowledge that belongs to individuals is difficult to assess. Our […]

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Influence of Social Presence on Sense of Virtual Community

Virtual Internet communities have emerged that feature cross-platform, interactive, diversified, and personalized functions, enabling members to share ideas, interests, information, feelings, knowledge, and experiences with other members in a lifelike environment. In this study, we investigated how a sense of virtual community is formed in the online environments where users communicate and build interpersonal relationships. […]

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Binary Logistic Analysis: Empowerment of Rural Household Craft Industry in Bangli Regency, Bali, Indonesia

The aim of this study was to analyze the variables that may affect the application of the technology to produce handicrafts. The method used to determine the sample unit of craft businesses of rural households that will be interviewed are acidental sampling. This study uses a quantitative analytical approach. Quantitative analysis using descriptive statistics and […]

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Development of Accounting in Kosovo: A Historical Perspective and Future Implications

Qualitative and reliable financial information is a key element in the decision making process, and the availability of such information is particularly important for the business management and public interest in general. The road towards ensuring qualitative and reliable financial information is challenging and requires the use of multiple mechanisms to put in function the […]

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Analysis on the Impact of Public Debt on Economic Growth Case of Republic of Kosovo

Since the half of the last century the importance of public debt as an instrument of economic policy, is increasing more and more. Public debt as a form of financing for meeting the needs of state, besides being present in developed industrial countries, it is used a lot in developing countries or countries in transition. […]

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Entry marketing strategy of SAAB car manufacturer into the Indian market

As domestic markets have become saturated, multinational corporations (MNC) are turning their attention to international markets to increase their market share, revenues and their profits. MNCs activities have become increasingly global in scope, whereby going abroad is crucial if they are to succeed. This process is a challenge because the MNCs needs to overcome the […]

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Comparison of different sources of patent granted on economic effects

Nowadays, innovation and patents is a tool for enterprise to generate competency. Besides, most countries protect their patents with “Territorialism” and the annual-fee system. This study emphasis on the relationship between the patent from difference applied area and the generated benefits, which forms patent portfolio the best set of coherent strategy and combines with high […]

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Do Technology Transfer and IPR Spur Domestic Innovation? An International Panel Data Analysis

The study investigates whether raising technology transfer and strengthening the intellectual property rights (IPR) regime trigger domestic innovation by employing a panel data analysis for 58 developed and developing countries in the 1960-2010 period. Since theoretical and empirical literature has proved that innovation and technology were the prominent drivers of development process, analyzing the determinants […]

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Role of Knowledge Management in Achieving Organizational Performance: Proposed Framework through Literature Survey

Keeping in view the increasing demand of knowledge management, Researchers has recognized the need for structures for appraising the influence of knowledge management (KM) on organizational performance (OP). Despite of the wide performances of KM, at present there is no uniform structure for evaluating the OP. The basic intent of this study / research is […]

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Human Resources in SAP

Modern and advanced organizations in today’s world are influenced by various changes. One of these changes is impact of information technology applications and programs. This phenomenon is becoming increasingly popular and today’s big, medium and small companies have to deal with changes of the new era and modern technology. One important reason is achieving competitive […]

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Determinants of Economic Value Added: An Empirical Study in the Companies of Aguascalientes State, México

The organizational and individual characteristics of the owners of SME’s, small and medium size companies, have an influence generating value for them. In this research, a scale is set out in order to identify which strategies are able to generate value for organizations. Later, a comparison is made between Mexico and the OECD members, according […]

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The Review of Individual Income Tax- Self-Undertaking in Farming, Fishing, Animal Husbandry, Forestry and Mining: A Perspective of Tax Equity

The principle of tax equity is the most important principle for taxation system design and revision. However, it has tax preference based on consideration of tax collection and social policy. According to Article 14, Category 6 of Individual Income Tax- Self-undertaking in Farming, Fishing, Animal Husbandry, Forestry and Mining, it regulates that the total income […]

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Preferences of Private Clients to the Banking Products – Case Study ProCredit Bank

The paper is aimed at researching customer preferences towards products and services, in particular researching preferences of private clients towards products and banking services. The research for preferences towards products and services is conducted based on data from the Central Bank reports on the banking sector, from ProCredit Bank reports that was taken as a […]

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Financing Sources of Firms – A Special View of the Municipality of Peja

The paper focuses on possibilities of business in providing financing resources during their business cycle. Businesses face a number of difficulties in case of providing financing resources especially for external financing source. With the purpose of identifying these difficulties, a survey was realized with businesses in the Municipality of Peja, respectively with owners or their […]

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Current Transfers as the Main Source for Covering Trade Deficit –The Case of Kosovo

The very high trade deficit is one of the main characteristics of the external sector of Kosovo’s economy, which is a similar characteristic that can be found in many developing countries and transition economies. This paper aims to examine the empirical data regarding the performance of the trade balance of the Republic of Kosovo for […]

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Stress Testing of Credit Risk: Case Based on Loan Portfolio, Capital Adequacy and Non-Performing Loans in Kosovo

Nowadays the financial stability of the banking sector is a very controversial topic especially the assessment of the right quantity of capital that banks must set aside to be protect against various types of risks with which has to do the banking sector, it presents a big challenge. One of techniques that help to bring […]

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Government, Globalization and Governance Impacts on Business Start-ups: Evidence from a Classified Panel Data Analysis

Using an unbalanced panel data set covering 98 countries and the period 2004-2012, this paper aims to ascertain the extent to which the governmental, globalization and governance factors affect the formal business start-ups. We represent government by formal constraints to starting a new business while KOF indices that measure the economic, social and political dimensions […]

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Differential Recessionary Impacts on U.S. Research Relative to Comprehensive University Efficiencies and Productivities: 2004-2014 Panel Data Estimates

Using data envelopment analysis and Malmquist index decompositions this paper focuses on the impacts of the Great Recession on the efficiency and productivity changes of U.S. publicly funded prestigious research universities in comparison to their lower level comprehensive university counterparts. Do elite research relative to comprehensive universities have more political clout and resources to better […]

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A Review of Research Methods in Strategic Management; What Have Been Done, and What is Still Missing

Research methods designed to study strategic management, are as varied as the theories of strategy that have been developed over time. From the purely quantitative methods with mathematical models such as structural equations or multiple regression models, even the purely qualitative methods such as ethnography, or direct observation. However, despite the differences, all these methods […]

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Analysis of Some Theoretical Aspects that Define Inclusion and Financial Education

In this essay, a reflection is made regarding the subject of financial education nowadays seen from a global to local perspective. Also, it identifies the variables that have been studied and that measure the level of financial education in different populations such as: teachers, students, administrative personnel and homes, among others, in different world contexts. […]

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Model of Long-Term Savings with Several Interest Rates and Time

The aim of this paper is to present a model of long-term savings from financial calculations, using investment instruments that offer various banking institutions with the aim of showcasing the benefits of yields and thus achieve the planned purposes with money invested, and as an option to promote savings for students.

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The Main Institutional and Cultural Variables which Are Considered in the Involvement of Internationalization of Multinational Firms

This paper is aimed to analyze some of the institutional and cultural implications on internationalization analysis of multinational firms. The analysis begins questioning what the main institutional and cultural variables are considered in the involvement of internationalization of multinational firms. To answer this question, firstly it is reviewed the literature on internationalization of multinational firms […]

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An Analysis of Resources, Capacities, and Institutions of the Aviation Industry in Mexico: Hydra Technologies Case

This paper aboard the analysis of the aviation industry, indicating that it has high prospects for growth, specifically analyses the global situation to mention key aspects of the case of Mexico, analyzing the case of Hydra Technologies where elements found in their success are resources and capabilities such as innovation, human resources; institutions that also […]

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The Role of Advertising in Motivating Consumer Brand Preference for Banking Services in Eco bank Nigeria Ltd

Concerned for the stiff competition in the banking industry, this study set out to determine the role of advertising in motivating consumers’ preference for the Eco bank brand, using the Hotel Presidential branch of the bank in Port Harcourt as a test case. The survey research used the availability sampling technique to draw a sample […]

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Value Accounting and Corporate Performance. A Study of Paint Manufacturing Companies in Nigeria

Quality management systems require companies to operate a formal design review process. This is to ensure that the quality of a product is best assured. The quality accreditation system is monitored and audited by external agencies. As such, companies that fail to comply with quality assurance procedures will not qualify for quality award and may […]

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Opinions Regarding the Political Interest and the Economic Reality from the Perspective of the New Fiscal Regulations

The configuration of the politic interest from the fiscal perspective, its impact upon the economic reality and the performance of the feedback by means of the tax payer, remains a field of perpetual controversies. This is the reason for which we considered as being very useful to present, according to our own vision, certain details […]

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Resumptions and Enhancement Concerning the Trading Discounts within the Context of the New Accounting and Fiscal Regulations in Romania

Within a competitive economy, the trading discounts constitute a frequent practice, whereby the asset and service providers instill loyalty to the current customers or propose themselves to draw new clients. While the economic and legal practice of entities use a diversity of trading discounts, both from the point of view of their name and the […]

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Knowledge, Complexity and Economic Growth: Multi-country Evidence by Development Stages

This paper analyzes the effects of knowledge spillovers and complexity proxies on the economic growth using the pooled mean group estimator and annual dataset of 86 countries for the period of 1995-2011. Differently, we cluster countries into five groups by development stages, according to the key drivers of their economies. To this end, along with […]

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The Impact of the Integrated Financial Risk Management on the Effectiveness of the Decisions of the Financial Leverage: An Empirical Study on the Insurance Companies in Kosovo

Among many decisions taken by business organizations, the most critical decision they take which affects the value of the company is that of the financial leverage. The designing of the decisions in a standard level of the financial leverage can be useful and at the same time harmful for the company. This study introduces a […]

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Perception of Work and Organization Commitment toward Employee Satisfaction on Non-Ministerial Government Agencies in Bandung Indonesia

Some research indicates the importance of comfort working in an organization, which is expected to provide job satisfaction and can improve work effectiveness. It is thus necessary role of organizational commitment in order to create a comfortable working environment so as to improve the behavior of employees in work efficiency. This study aims to determine […]

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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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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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