Economics & Sociology

Articles from Vol. 5, No. 2, 2012

A Review of Scale Development Practices in Nonprofit Management and Marketing
ABSTRACT. We describe a set of recommended practices for scale development research in nonprofit management and marketing. General process issues are described followed by recommendations for EFA and CFA components of scaling research. Implications for...
Competitiveness in Higher Education: A Need for Marketing Orientation and Service Quality
ABSTRACT. The aim of this paper is to determine the relationship between students' expectations at time of enrollment at higher education institution and their perception of different aspects of educational service quality received. Three Business Schools...
Continuing Training in Romania: Reasons and Benefits from the Perspective of the Knowledge Economy
ABSTRACT. In the wider perspective of lifelong learning, the continuing education and training play a significant role in the up-skilling of individuals. Rapid transformations due to the technological development and globalisation generated a continuous...
Durability Principles versus Sustainable Development, Eco-Development with Reference to Forms of Natural Valuable Areas
ABSTRACT. The aim of this article is to identify durability principles in relation to sustainable development, eco-development and forms of natural valuable areas. Sustainable development accepts sensitive and strong durability principle, however, it...
Ecotourism from Both Hotels and Tourists' Perspective
ABSTRACT. This empirical research about ecotourism was elaborated having in mind two perspectives: the lodging and the consumer. It was possible to conclude that the hotels involved in the research need to improve its performance in terms of market research...
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Greenwashing: A Consumer Perspective
ABSTRACT. The purpose of this research is to investigate the effects of green corporate advertising and corporate environmental performance. The study uses attribution theory borrowed from general psychology to explain factors of effectiveness in green...
Inner Voice of Capitalism: "Everything Is Temporary for the Sake of My Existence."
ABSTRACT. The main purpose of this study1 is to explain the parallelism of transformation in labour market and social transformation with the concept of "temporariness" which is frequently used both in society and in economy. The central argument it...
Marital Quality in the Context of Interpersonal Dependency
ABSTRACT. The survey presented in this paper partly proved the main hypothesis "Marital quality and the degree of interpersonal dependency are in inverse proportion, i.e. the higher marital quality, the lower the degree of interpersonal dependency"....
The Economic Nature of Education Production
ABSTRACT. This article is dedicated to elaborating the scientific research of the economic nature of modern education production. There has been featured the theoretical approaches to investigating the education production and education product as the...
The Malaise of Modernity under Consumocratic Order
ABSTRACT. My purpose in this paper is to demonstrate that a nascent and transformative consolidation of consumer regulatory power (referred to as the consumocratic order) calls for a reconfiguration of premises relating to the analysis of market liberalism...
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