Tania Barra, Ana Paula Monte
Dividend Policy: a comparison on listed companies belonging to PSI20 and BEL20
European Journal of Science and Research 1/2017, pp.3-15
Abstract The factors that drive dividend policy of a company have been the subject of extensive research over time, sometimes there are conflicts regarding the behavior of such earnings. The dividend is the return that investor receives from a...
Organisational ICT Security
European Journal of Science and Research 1/2017, pp.16-22
Abstract The article gives an overview of the most frequent ICT threats, which can significantly reduce or completely disrupt the functioning of an organization. The paper presents the author's opinion on the most effective solutions for systems and networks...
The Importance of Police Human Resources Management in Fighting Crime
European Journal of Science and Research 1/2017, pp.23-37
Abstract Crime is a phenomenon which, in social pathologies, plays a significant, even fundamental role. It violates the basic principles of social coexistence, interferes in an individual’s life and the state structure. The damage caused by, the so called, economic...
Innovativeness of the Economy. Problems and Barriers
European Journal of Science and Research 1/2017, pp.38-48
Abstract The aim of the article is to present the issues related to innovation and their impact on the economic development, with particular emphasis on the problems and barriers that affect innovation processes. The article discusses the concept of innovation and...
Effective Public Management in Local Government
European Journal of Science and Research 1/2017, pp.49-56
Abstract The aim of this study is to present the problems of public management, with particular emphasis on local government. For many years there has been a discussion underway on the effectiveness of management in the entities that are outside of the market in the...
Functioning of Supervisory Boards
European Journal of Science and Research 1/2017, pp.57-66
Abstract A supervisory board is a supervisory authority, which is compulsory in certain economic entities. The article focuses on the rights and obligations imposed by law on the supervisory boards. The main purpose of the paper is to indicate the role of this body...
Alcina Nunes, Elsa de Morais Sarmento
Regional Business Survival in Portugal: Application of a Cox Proportional Hazard Model
European Journal of Science and Research 1/2017, pp.67-81
Abstract This paper addresses the post-entry performance of firms for seven regions in Portugal, at the NUT II level, by investigating the structural characteristics of survival, using a semi-parametric method, during the period 1985 to 2007. In order to approach the...
Human Resources Functions in the Organisations from the Kalisz-Ostrów Region
European Journal of Science and Research 1/2017, pp.82-94
Abstract Based on empirical research, the author identifies the status of the human resources (HR) function in organisations based in the Kalisz - Ostrów region. The study covered 30 organisations of various sizes, forms of ownership and sector of activity. The study...
Izabela Rącka, Beata Wenerska
Revitalisation of Downtown Areas. Selected Theoretical Aspects
European Journal of Science and Research 1/2017, pp.95-102
Abstract Revitalisation is an omnidirectional, multi-step process the main goal of which is to revive a degraded urban organism. Paradoxically, the economic and social exclusion concerns particularly downtown areas, which are an important part of the cities....
Leinivy Tavares, Ana Paula Monte, Helena Mouta Moutinho
Treasury Bond Yields Performance and the Portuguese Sovereign Debt Ratings
European Journal of Science and Research 1/2017, pp.103-117
Abstract The rating agencies are often among those accused of taking part in the sovereign debt instability that followed the financial crisis of 2008. This work intends to empirically analyse the influence of changes in the Portuguese sovereign debt rating, as...
Efficient Action in Management and Command
European Journal of Science and Research 1/2017, pp.118-131
Abstract The article consists of four parts. Holistically, it includes a rationale that management and command (including the theory of armed combat), used in hierarchical organisations, are an inherent part of praxeology. The content of the argument is preceded by an...
Legal Aspects of Control in Business Management
European Journal of Science and Research 1/2017, pp.132-139
Abstract The article discusses legal basis for control as an administering function in the process of economic organizations management in Poland. Legal basis for control was determined by the free enterprise act, 2004, and several detailed ordinance that followed it....