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Journal Details
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Journal
eISSN
2300-5661
First Published
19 Mar 2012
Publication timeframe
1 time per year
Languages
English

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Volume 14 (2022): Issue 1 (January 2022)

Journal Details
Format
Journal
eISSN
2300-5661
First Published
19 Mar 2012
Publication timeframe
1 time per year
Languages
English

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5 Articles
Open Access

The Importance of Environmental Certificates for Green Hotel: Bibliometric and Network Analysis

Published Online: 02 Mar 2022
Page range: 7 - 24

Abstract

Abstract

Environmental problem has become a popular research area. Efforts are being made at an international level for creating a sustainable environment. Hospitality industry is considered to be one of the main industries of a country. It makes contributions in the development of sustainable environment. Hospitality industry is adopting environmental certifications and green hotels concept rapidly. In this research, we performed bibliometric analysis of 49 articles on the topic of importance of environmental certificates for green hotels. Results indicate that majority of the journals have articles with a large number of citations, which indicates that they are high-quality journals. The results indicate that Cornell University, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and George Washington University are the institutes producing high-quality research work, as 28% of the researchers cited the articles published by the researchers of these universities. Results indicate that universities of Spain and USA are the largest contributors, as they have published 52% the total articles in the area under this study. USA and Spain are considered to be the world superpowers; their interest in this area of research unveils the importance of the topic. The authors Verma, Chan, and Rivera are the core researchers of this area, as they published 20% of the overall articles discussed in this study, which makes them the gurus of the research area.

Keywords

  • environmental certification
  • sustainability
  • tourism

JEL Classification

  • M10
  • M30
  • Z30
Open Access

Financial Sector Supervision in Digital Age: Transformation in Progress

Published Online: 04 Apr 2022
Page range: 25 - 36

Abstract

Abstract

The paper aims at the identification and analysis of major issues facing financial sector supervision resulting from the digitalization of financial markets and the digitalization of supervisory architecture with the tool box applied. It is based on the desk research using foremostly industrial studies which provide necessary information on the current international accomplishments and plans. The paper indicates a growing application of new supervisory tool box and digital-based suptech instruments. It is reinforced by increased digitalization of supervisory analytics, application of big data, and artificial intelligence. Digitalization involves additionally changing relationships between supervisors and supervised entities. The findings of the paper allow for better understanding of the necessary adaptive actions to be taken by both supervisors and supervised entities. The issues raised by the paper are poorly documented by current research and may constitute a contribution to further research in the area.

Keywords

  • supervisory system
  • suptech
  • reporting process
  • supervisory reports
  • big data and artificial intelligence in supervision

JEL Classification

  • G15
  • G21
  • G22
  • N20
Open Access

The Use of Digital Communication Channels by Polish Consumers – Changes Caused by the Pandemic

Published Online: 04 Apr 2022
Page range: 37 - 50

Abstract

Abstract

In the new reality caused by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, consumers had to face many challenges, primarily the need to make purchases remotely. Consequently, consumers have been forced to use digital communication channels more often, and many have been forced to use these channels for the first time. The aim of the article is to answer the following question: How did the pandemic affect the preferences of Polish consumers with regard to the use of digital communication and service channels? The article also indicates the requirements and expectations of consumers with regard to digital service channels after the pandemic. The research methodology was based on a critical analysis of the literature, secondary data analysis, and deductive reasoning. The main conclusion from the conducted research is the statement that the pandemic did not significantly change the preferences of Polish consumers regarding the use of digital communication and service channels.

Keywords

  • digital communication channels
  • digital competences
  • consumer behavior
  • COVID-19 pandemic

JEL Classification

  • L14
  • L25
  • M31
Open Access

An Insight to the World of Female Entrepreneurship: Systematic Literature Review of the Phenomenon using the Mckinsey 7S Model

Published Online: 19 Apr 2022
Page range: 51 - 66

Abstract

Abstract

The paper's main aim is to contribute to the empirical knowledge of women's entrepreneurship by utilizing the McKinsey 7S Model to explain the managerial phenomenon in women-led companies. The paper is based on secondary data sources. The data were collected from case studies presented in academic journals indexed in the Scopus and Web of Science databases. The data collection used the PRISMA 2009 method. The case studies of women-led companies were assessed in the McKinsey 7S model on a qualitative basis. The paper introduces women companies' managerial traits and procedures, which the McKinsey 7S model can recognize. In the chosen and analyzed sample of case studies dealing with female entrepreneurship, not even one directly used the McKinsey model for analysis. Results also showed that the 7S model should be used with primary data rather than to evaluate incomplete secondary data. Also, factors that lead women to start a business worldwide have been shown.

Keywords

  • female entrepreneurship
  • gender
  • female-owned companies
  • McKinsey model

JEL Classification

  • M140
  • M130
  • M160
  • L260
  • J710
Open Access

Developing a Model and Questionnaire for Predicting Intention to Use Job Boards: A Jobseeker-Oriented Research on the E-Recruitment Adoption in Iran

Published Online: 07 Sep 2022
Page range: 67 - 88

Abstract

Abstract

By integrating several prominent theories and models in technology adoption, this study develops a research model to examine the factors affecting jobseekers’ intention to use job boards. The validity and reliability of the researcher-developed instrument, the SEDA-IUQ (SEDA-Intention to Use Questionnaire), were assessed using a combination of statistical methods. Utilizing the data collected from 447 Iranian respondents, findings from the exploratory factor analysis provided evidence for the five-factor solution, that is, technological innovation, functional adequacy, content accessibility, practical utility, and reputation-seeking intention, for the 36-item SEDA-IUQ. Various relationships in the research model are tested using confirmatory factor analysis and structural equation modeling. In addition to developing a practical questionnaire that the e-recruitment researchers and practitioners can deploy to study jobseekers’ behavioral intentions, this is the first study on job search websites’ adoption in the Iranian context. The results support existing literature on e-recruitment adoption and extend it by demonstrating the multidimensionality of jobseekers’ perceptions and behavioral intentions toward e-recruitment.

Keywords

  • E-Recruitment Adoption
  • Job Board
  • Job Search Website
  • Online Job Search Behavior
  • Intention to Use
  • Iran

JEL Classification

  • M150
  • M160
  • M130
  • M300
  • M310
5 Articles
Open Access

The Importance of Environmental Certificates for Green Hotel: Bibliometric and Network Analysis

Published Online: 02 Mar 2022
Page range: 7 - 24

Abstract

Abstract

Environmental problem has become a popular research area. Efforts are being made at an international level for creating a sustainable environment. Hospitality industry is considered to be one of the main industries of a country. It makes contributions in the development of sustainable environment. Hospitality industry is adopting environmental certifications and green hotels concept rapidly. In this research, we performed bibliometric analysis of 49 articles on the topic of importance of environmental certificates for green hotels. Results indicate that majority of the journals have articles with a large number of citations, which indicates that they are high-quality journals. The results indicate that Cornell University, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and George Washington University are the institutes producing high-quality research work, as 28% of the researchers cited the articles published by the researchers of these universities. Results indicate that universities of Spain and USA are the largest contributors, as they have published 52% the total articles in the area under this study. USA and Spain are considered to be the world superpowers; their interest in this area of research unveils the importance of the topic. The authors Verma, Chan, and Rivera are the core researchers of this area, as they published 20% of the overall articles discussed in this study, which makes them the gurus of the research area.

Keywords

  • environmental certification
  • sustainability
  • tourism

JEL Classification

  • M10
  • M30
  • Z30
Open Access

Financial Sector Supervision in Digital Age: Transformation in Progress

Published Online: 04 Apr 2022
Page range: 25 - 36

Abstract

Abstract

The paper aims at the identification and analysis of major issues facing financial sector supervision resulting from the digitalization of financial markets and the digitalization of supervisory architecture with the tool box applied. It is based on the desk research using foremostly industrial studies which provide necessary information on the current international accomplishments and plans. The paper indicates a growing application of new supervisory tool box and digital-based suptech instruments. It is reinforced by increased digitalization of supervisory analytics, application of big data, and artificial intelligence. Digitalization involves additionally changing relationships between supervisors and supervised entities. The findings of the paper allow for better understanding of the necessary adaptive actions to be taken by both supervisors and supervised entities. The issues raised by the paper are poorly documented by current research and may constitute a contribution to further research in the area.

Keywords

  • supervisory system
  • suptech
  • reporting process
  • supervisory reports
  • big data and artificial intelligence in supervision

JEL Classification

  • G15
  • G21
  • G22
  • N20
Open Access

The Use of Digital Communication Channels by Polish Consumers – Changes Caused by the Pandemic

Published Online: 04 Apr 2022
Page range: 37 - 50

Abstract

Abstract

In the new reality caused by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, consumers had to face many challenges, primarily the need to make purchases remotely. Consequently, consumers have been forced to use digital communication channels more often, and many have been forced to use these channels for the first time. The aim of the article is to answer the following question: How did the pandemic affect the preferences of Polish consumers with regard to the use of digital communication and service channels? The article also indicates the requirements and expectations of consumers with regard to digital service channels after the pandemic. The research methodology was based on a critical analysis of the literature, secondary data analysis, and deductive reasoning. The main conclusion from the conducted research is the statement that the pandemic did not significantly change the preferences of Polish consumers regarding the use of digital communication and service channels.

Keywords

  • digital communication channels
  • digital competences
  • consumer behavior
  • COVID-19 pandemic

JEL Classification

  • L14
  • L25
  • M31
Open Access

An Insight to the World of Female Entrepreneurship: Systematic Literature Review of the Phenomenon using the Mckinsey 7S Model

Published Online: 19 Apr 2022
Page range: 51 - 66

Abstract

Abstract

The paper's main aim is to contribute to the empirical knowledge of women's entrepreneurship by utilizing the McKinsey 7S Model to explain the managerial phenomenon in women-led companies. The paper is based on secondary data sources. The data were collected from case studies presented in academic journals indexed in the Scopus and Web of Science databases. The data collection used the PRISMA 2009 method. The case studies of women-led companies were assessed in the McKinsey 7S model on a qualitative basis. The paper introduces women companies' managerial traits and procedures, which the McKinsey 7S model can recognize. In the chosen and analyzed sample of case studies dealing with female entrepreneurship, not even one directly used the McKinsey model for analysis. Results also showed that the 7S model should be used with primary data rather than to evaluate incomplete secondary data. Also, factors that lead women to start a business worldwide have been shown.

Keywords

  • female entrepreneurship
  • gender
  • female-owned companies
  • McKinsey model

JEL Classification

  • M140
  • M130
  • M160
  • L260
  • J710
Open Access

Developing a Model and Questionnaire for Predicting Intention to Use Job Boards: A Jobseeker-Oriented Research on the E-Recruitment Adoption in Iran

Published Online: 07 Sep 2022
Page range: 67 - 88

Abstract

Abstract

By integrating several prominent theories and models in technology adoption, this study develops a research model to examine the factors affecting jobseekers’ intention to use job boards. The validity and reliability of the researcher-developed instrument, the SEDA-IUQ (SEDA-Intention to Use Questionnaire), were assessed using a combination of statistical methods. Utilizing the data collected from 447 Iranian respondents, findings from the exploratory factor analysis provided evidence for the five-factor solution, that is, technological innovation, functional adequacy, content accessibility, practical utility, and reputation-seeking intention, for the 36-item SEDA-IUQ. Various relationships in the research model are tested using confirmatory factor analysis and structural equation modeling. In addition to developing a practical questionnaire that the e-recruitment researchers and practitioners can deploy to study jobseekers’ behavioral intentions, this is the first study on job search websites’ adoption in the Iranian context. The results support existing literature on e-recruitment adoption and extend it by demonstrating the multidimensionality of jobseekers’ perceptions and behavioral intentions toward e-recruitment.

Keywords

  • E-Recruitment Adoption
  • Job Board
  • Job Search Website
  • Online Job Search Behavior
  • Intention to Use
  • Iran

JEL Classification

  • M150
  • M160
  • M130
  • M300
  • M310

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