Jan Kramoliš, Pavla Staňková, Michal Richtr
As a result of rapid changes and a growing competitiveness of companies at present, design is becoming one of the key instruments of innovation and also the key instrument of companies´ performance. For the reason
of having products more and more technically alike, it is the design that is becoming an instrument of competitiveness as well as the criterion for decision making of final consumers.
Borut Werber, Uroš Rajkovič, Marko Urh, Anja Žnidaršič
Europe and most of the word is dealing with economy crises and everyone is searching for solutions. Many large companies were destroyed by their own greed and because of their stocks manipulations without solid financial coverage. Because of that also many micro-enterprises have stopped working, but on the other hand more new ones were formed.
Petra Došenović Bonča, Nina Ponikvar, Ksenja Pušnik, Maks Tajnikar
In this paper we focus on the importance of including the decisions made by the firm’s management in the factors that explain firm market exit. In so doing, we acknowledge both theoretical and empirical findings regarding the wide array of firm market exit determinants that include also the impact of the firm’s managers
and their decisions that may in many instances even be the decisive cause of the firm’s market exit.
Ana Ivanisevic Hernaus, Alen Stojanovic
Recent financial turmoil, uncertain and unstable world and increasing public pressure have put financial sector and its responsibilities under great scrutiny. This has led to putting more emphasis on social responsibility of financial institutions, primarily banks, due to a powerful and influential position they have. Indeed, bank managers are becoming more concerned with social responsibility, resulting in a widespread adoption of social responsibility by the global banking community.
František Sejkora, Pavel Duspiva
The concept of distributing economic results belongs unequivocally among the basic financial decisions of management. Dividend payout to shareholders can be considered to be dividing profits while fulfilling legal conditions. For many shareholders, the payment of dividends is an important part of their investment decisions.