Dimitrios Giannias, Eleni Sfakianaki
Environmental amenities have been associated with economic development since earliest time; for example, Egypt and Mesopotamia developed in the river valleys of the Nile, Tigris and Euphrates in the ancient times, mainly because the environment in these valleys was favorable for agriculture. Although man-made facilities are often needed to complement a natural environment, resorts such as Greek Islands and Florida beaches are, in effect, selling a type of environment peculiar to the locality in which they are situated.
Xiaosong Zheng, Jorma Larimo
International Joint Ventures (IJVs) have been in a central role of global expansion by several companies . IJVs are formed between two or more firms with different organizational and cultural characteristics. There are several advantages related to the IJV entry mode like the possibility for the local and parent firms to exploit complementary resources, innovative capacities and core competencies
Jana Holá, Marcel Pikhart
Internal communication as a managerial discipline has become important as a managerial discipline only recently. By its gradual development, it is now perceived as a tool, which – when working efficiently – can become a strong motivator, however, on the other hand a strong distress factor as well.