Agota Giedre Raisiene

Agota Giedre Raisiene
Mykolas Romeris University · Institute of Leadership and Strategic Management

PhD

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Introduction
Dr. Agota Giedrė Raišienė, Professor in Management, works at the Institute of Leadership and Strategic Management, Faculty of Public Governance, Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania. Her research interests center on participative governance and inter-sectoral collaboration, HRM, business management, and ICT. Currently, Agota Giedrė works on projects „Empowering the next generation of social enterprise scholars“ (COST Action), and "Competence Development for Municipal Public Sports Providers".
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September 2001 - present
Mykolas Romeris University
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The virtual way of working is becoming increasingly popular due to its potential for cost savings; it is also a way for an organization to be more agile and adapt to crises such as global pandemics. This innovative way of working brings new challenges to organizations that suddenly have to switch to telework. In fact, telework raises quite a few is...
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The sentiment indicators tend to reflect better the social tensions caused by COVID-19 pandemic. In this context, the aim of this paper is to reflect the relationship between employment expectations and tensions related to new coronavirus. The impact of COVID-19 pandemic on employment expectations is assessed using the data collected by Google Tren...
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The paper aims to contribute to a deeper understanding of organisation management while telecommuting. With exploratory factor analysis (EFA), we define the specific set of telework organising efficiency characteristics. We determined the number of factors with Kaiser Eigenvalues rule as well as Cattel's scree criterion. We conducted the study in L...
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Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic has adversely affected all spheres of services-related business, including the higher education sector. As a pre-emptive measure, almost all traditional educational institutions have been transformed into virtual organizations. This pandemic-induced work transition has created stress among academic staff and has hamp...
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Recent results of the Digital Economy and Society Index (52, 45%) and the European Index of Digital Entrepreneurship Systems (EIDES) (48%) illustrate an improved level of the digital performance in European Union countries and a significant progress towards unlocking the productivity of digital value co-creation and collaborative networks. It is al...
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The COVID-19 pandemic has brought great difficulties for the deaf, the blind and people with disabilities in general, in addition to the difficulties of everyday life. This study aims to examine the public interest in the social integration of the deaf and hard of hearing community during the pandemic and the pre-pandemic period in the context of a...
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The study provides a deeper understanding of how the constructs of environmental uncertainty, organisational performance management, and psychological resilience of managers interact. Current uncertainties in the political, social, economic, and natural environments lead to an increasing need for organisations to improve the effectiveness of operat...
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The article deals with the problem of teleworking. Due to the constraints of the pandemic, the education sector has undergone a dramatic change, with teachers and students en masse moved to work from home. In the past, digital solutions have gradually penetrated the education sector, but the pandemic has turned the process into social innovation in...
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In the wake of the pandemic, telework became relevant to more employees than before. Researchers suggest both positive and negative impact of telework on employees. The study examines office workers' self-reports on the impact of teleworking on their subjective well-being, health, and productivity. Data (N = 475) were collected from teleworkers in...
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The paper aims to take a novel look to customer satisfaction with B2B service through the lens of customer perception of service quality criterions. By literature review, service quality models define sets of key factors, however, do not rank them by significance. Based on AHP analysis of expert interview results, we argue that the current models o...
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International hotel industry has been playing a dominant role in developing country. Although the rate of female population in international hospitality industry is considerably low, several women workforces in such industry are increasing. However, women working in this international hospitality industry face many obstacles due to misperception ab...
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While increasing awareness of issues such as raising energy prices, increasing customer concerns about the safety of products and services, and the reduction of carbon emissions influence firms, scarce studies focus on small and medium-sized enterprises (SME). This study seeks to systematically analyse the literature focused on sustainability of SM...
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Despite the promising ideas of lead users, the success rate of the open innovation process remains low if no proper personal characteristics are attached to the external contributor. The knowledge about the essential characteristic elements of lead users is crucial to select the right lead users in the early stage of the NPD. By filling the researc...
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Parents with children having special needs go through extremely difficult emotional, psychological experiences and physical fatigue due to unavailability of help and lack of access to social services. The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened the situation since the need for cohesion and the importance of social responsibility were not addressed well by t...
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Due to the wide application of remote teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic, the foundations of the education system have been shaken; education has entered a new era of teaching and learning on digitalized platforms. How do pedagogues evaluate their experiences when information technologies have become the main axis of carrying out their work? Wha...
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Multifold effects of the COVID-19 global health crisis and economic lockdowns are reflected in the insurance industry, and are predicted to expand to the post-COVID-19 era. It is expected that, within a short period of time, the current worldwide situation, in regards to the coronavirus pandemic, will be reflected in new trends, regarding customer...
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The phenomenon of the welfare state is characterized by complexity of indicators. To determine in which areas the country is closer to the welfare state, various areas of social policy are analysed. In this article, we set out to investigate one of them, i.e., the accessibility of social services for children with disabilities. The European Union...
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The expansion of online distribution platforms illustrates how non-life insurance companies are shifting to digital and customized personal line insurance products. This research extends previous investigations on digital insurance transformations and customization trends in the European and Baltic markets. Expert-based evidence on predominant as-i...
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The article aims to add to knowledge of how to more effectively attain favourable marketing outcomes with respect to social marketing communications. This research sought to determine if the type of appeal had a differential influence on changing audience beliefs, audience behavioural change intentions, and audience word-of-mouth intentions. The so...
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Despite the huge number of studies on telework in 2020, the influence of socio-demographic characteristics of workers on their attitudes towards telework continues to raise questions. Researchers agree on some aspects, such as younger individuals being better at absorbing new technologies. However, given that not only those who wanted to but also t...
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The article discusses the possibilities of the resilience of organizations in the context of a learning organization and presents the results of a survey of the leaders of regional public organizations, on the basis of which the factors of the resilience of organizations are ranked according to importance. The study results have revealed that NGOs...
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Macro-level reforms of public administration in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) countries is discussed broad range in scientific studies. However, the adoption of innovative management tools that have proved their worth in the private sector has received only limited attention. This paper presents probably the first study on the role of emotions a...
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The article presents the results of research revealing the challenges faced by women leaders during their career in public administration and business organisations and highlighting the peculiarities of women's experience in female and male dominated occupation areas. The study has shown that that stereotypes still do not disappear despite legislat...
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Objective: According to researchers, visuality appeals to the cognitive aspects of image consumption, hence, the nature of information technologies becomes more important than the content itself. Based on this relevance, the article’s aim is twofold: when seeking to better understand the phenomenon of visual information to analyse the visual commun...
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Researchers of the Mass Customization domain face not only challenges of proper and timeless identification of latest practical trends, but also difficulties in rational analyses on the numerous existing scientific studies in this field as well as a need for a comprehensive and multidimensional state-of-the-art overview of the Mass Customization re...
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Human potential introduces an enormous range of knowledge, skills, predictable and unpredictable responses, ways of perception, experience, and behaviour. The human potential in the corporate environment, i.e. people and their complex positive and negative abilities are mostly constructive, but sometimes destructive creators of new values and new k...
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The ongoing discussion on the firm’s competitiveness requires to focus on environmental improvements. Thus, the development of eco-innovation projects has been recognized as an essential response of the firms to the pressure to diminish the impact on nature and society. The study aims to develop an approach to evaluate human-related factors affecti...
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Anotacija. Veiksminga naujų darbuotojų socializacija leidžia organizacijai efektyviau siekti tikslų, padidinti darbuotojų įsipareigojimą bei sumažinti darbuotojų kaitą. Straipsnyje siekiama nustatyti, kokie veiksniai turi reikšmingiausios įtakos naujų darbuotojų socializacijai. Šiuo tikslu anketinės apklausos pagrindu straipsnyje analizuojamas Balt...
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The need to change the government's role and focus more on stakeholders' collaboration when striving to get over economic, social and environmental challenges is highlighted in strategic documents of the most of the EU countries. Also, scholars argue that collaboration between institutions and sectors is a significant when seeking for sustainabilit...
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Abstract: The need to change the government’s role and focus more on stakeholders’ collaboration when striving to get over economic, social and environmental challenges is highlighted in strategic documents of most of the EU countries. Also, scholars argue that collaboration between institutions and sectors is a significant when seeking for sustain...
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Stakeholder participation in the process of agricultural policy-making is a way to express public interest and thus to better ensure sustainability of the sector as well as of a country. In agriculture, variety of stakeholders and their organizations is huge, and their power and ability to protect common interests are uneven. Studies on interest ma...
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The article analyses the factors that influence the organizational resilience of public welfare organizations providing social services. Organizational resilience determines the ability of organizations to adapt and overcome unforeseen changes caused by the external environment. The article distinguishes the theoretical principles of organizational...
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The purpose of this article is to propose the integrated index of Public Governance efficiency based on the Fishburne’s method considering the impact’s power and direction of the different sub-indexes (Worldwide Government Indicators) on macroeconomic stability and eliminating the issue of multicollinearity. The object of investigation was 11 Europ...
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Human capital is frequently viewed as the only resource that can be constantly developed, and it can be denoted as key in the long term in efforts to increase the level of organisations. This paper aims at analysing the present state of focus of Slovak organisations on systematic education, on comprehensive targeting of education on all employees,...
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The analysis of structure of agricultural sector shows a poor viability of small-scale farms in new EU member states despite support of the Common Agricultural Policy. Considering this problem, the aim of the article is to identify indicators that can be used to show changes in the viability of small farms in order to bring policy makers more atten...
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Transition from the academic setting to the turbulent labour market requires more personal resources than ever before. In order to successfully enter and perform in professional life one must be ready to respond adequately to conditions of uncertainty and complexity. The concept of planned happenstance skills presents a set of competencies to deal...
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The article provides the theoretical analysis of co-production phenomenon. The interests in co-production and related concepts are examined applying the methods of Google Trends statistical analysis and information visualization. The activity of business, government, society and research sectors during the last five years are compared, the trends o...
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Growth of PRC's influence as a leading trade country has consequences for its trading partners; at the same time, over the past years China has become one of Ukraine's major trading partners. Studying current specificities of the countries' bilateral trade, opportunities and threats relating to it, developmental perspectives of trade-economic coope...
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International activities of firms contribute to environmental socioeconomic development and have a positive influence on prosperity of countries. The novelty of this study is to extend prevailing theory on the performance measurement of internationalized firms by suggesting a hybrid decision-making model based on interval type 2 fuzzy sets for the...
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With the aim to describe a potential of stakeholders participating in agrarian policy making, the article analysis characteristics of the typical farmer who is interested in involvement into organizations of common interest. The analysis of the data received from 1108 representatives showed that although the willingness to cooperate in order to pro...
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EU member states economies are characterized by a high degree Government involvement into countries economy compared to some other Western states (Singapore, United States and etc.). There is a noticeable scientific thinking stating that too high Government involvement into the matters of its countries particular economic sector may bring adverse e...
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The purpose. The research aims to substantiate a construct of the scientific research which enables assess the associated agricultural producers' involvement in agricultural policy-making processes. Materials and methods. Methods of scientific discourse analysis, survey of agricultural producers, statistical data analysis, systematization and synth...
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The paper discusses leadership characteristics in international projects that require cooperation. The influence of the leader's traits and qualities on the implementation of the multilateral project was studied under the framework of the Latvia-Lithuania-Belarus Trans-Border Cooperation Program. A multistage survey in different target groups was u...
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Under complex conditions of dynamic and demanding Global market and business environment, both private and public sectors face a number of opportunities and challenges how to stay competitive, cost effective and customer-oriented organizations at the same time. The usage of hybrid (integrated) process and project management methods and implementati...
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The article presents an evaluation of social care quality following the EQUASS methodology. The evaluation was carried out considering the aspects of institutional care reform and factors of intersectoral collaboration and partnership between organizations providing social services which are important for the spread of good practice, more effective...
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Abstract Purpose –The aim of the article is to explore the concept of intersectoral collaboration and to compile context-sensitive framework for further research in the field. Design/methodology/approach –Inductive review of scientific literature as well as theoretical modelling methods were applied. Findings–Research limitations/implications –...
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In the wake of Brexit, the change scenarios discussed by the EU speak of a higher decision independence in member states. Therefore, Lithuania faces a task to essentially review the practice of policy of agriculture. Also, the changes in balance of the power of stakeholders have become mandatory in consideration of global market, changing consumers...
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The purpose of this study is to carry out factor analysis of the implementation of social business models (SBMs) in Lithuania. For this study, collection of the data was accomplished by using Google Trends data and survey data. For the main contributions, orthogonal factor analysis is also employed in this paper. The focus of the investigation, whi...
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A tendency of developing social entrepreneurship that aims at contributing to the society’s welfare is evident globally. An increase in youth social entrepreneurship in Lithuania is also observed. However, it is not clear to what extent young entrepreneurs are concerned with the social problems. The aim of the paper is to reveal the youth’s view to...
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Today's shortage of qualified workers due to population aging and emigration requires putting more emphasis on older employees and also developing specific measures so that to increase their work engagement. However, employers prefer to hire younger individuals who are assumed to be flexible, and more acquainted with new information technologies. M...
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Specifics of leadership in municipalities is significantly influenced by the complexity of municipal management, which is happening in multi-layer administration environment, with various interested parties and administrative actors involved at the same time. Formalized strategic planning system in Lithuanian municipalities assures the implementati...
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Th e Europe 2020 strategy emphasizes that social enterprises are very useful to the society as an important element of the social economy. As “hybrid” organizations, social enterprises seek to manage the potential tension between social and business aims. Th e purpose of this article is to disclose how social enterprises may harmonize social and fo...
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The question discussed in this article is what key factors affect the success of hybrid organizations? Hence, organization’s performance success factors in a context of sustainability are described as well as the results of an interview which was conducted in two hybrid organizations in Lithuania are presented. The research has shown that issues of...
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With reference to the results of a large sample factor analysis, the article aims to propose the frame examining technostress in a population. The survey and principal component analysis of the sample consisting of 1013 individuals who use ICT in their everyday work was implemented in the research. 13 factors combine 68 questions and explain 59.13...
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Authors of the paper propose the hierarchical model for management of strategic changes in municipalities and applicate it in their empirical research. The model explains the relations between the goals and volume of strategic changes, designates the type of changes and also indicates the management level of the municipality in which the appropriat...
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The article presents the results' of a meta-analysis of more than 200 scientific publications. The analysis shows that academic discussion lacks systematized findings about the business and management success factors relevant to contemporary organisations. Thus the author defines the success factors that are common to the organizations from an inte...
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The paper analyses IMS implementation and auditing in organizations and defines the managerial problems of the area. The empirical research conducted by the authors has highlighted four types of constraints that organizations face with. The essential problem is preset during the organization’s strategic planning, because integrated IMS audit may on...
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Considering phenomenon of inter-institutional collaboration, the paper aims to investigate the issues of inter- institutional collaboration in Lithuanian public organizations. Th e paper is based on the study of collaboration aspects relevant to the project implemented by the Lithuanian Republic Ministry of Foreign Aff airs. Based on theoretical di...
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ABSTRACT. The aim of the article is to present the insights of advanced organization management and to examine how settled ideas are reflected in the attitude of organizations’ top management in Lithuania. The results of meta-analysis revealed that modern organizations should be managed with a new attitude to manager’s work. A modern manager must b...
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Volunteering does not have deep traditions in Lithuania, and the idea of voluntary work takes root in Lithuanian community with specific challenges. Referring to the Information and support center of non-governmental organizations, voluntary organizations in Lithuania suffer from problems related to human resource management. Nevertheless, the volu...
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Corporate social responsibility (CSR) had been widely discussed in different scientific and practical discourses worldwide for more than half of a century. In its initial phase issuing the demand for social responsibilities from businessmen (Bowen, 1953) in general, at the beginning of the twenty-first century the amount of evidence increase of how...
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Small and medium-sized businesses have a significant impact on the economy of each country. Small and medium-sized enterprises are the backbone of the economy and contribute significantly to the innovation, economic growth and job creation. Small businesses more flexibly adapt to sudden changes of economic development, it involves people less depen...
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The aim of the article is to present the insights of advanced organization management and to examine how settled ideas are reflected in the attitude of organizations’ top management in Lithuania. The results of meta-analysis revealed that modern organizations should be managed with a new attitude to manager’s work. A modern manager must be a leader...
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The article discusses the problem of integration of long-term unemployed people into the labor market, evaluating the efficiency of projects that were realized in Lithuania and partly or fully financed by EU structural foudations. The analysis made is based on the results for 2008-2013 provided by the Lithuanian department of Statistics and Lithuan...
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Šiuolaikinės organizacijos patiria nuolatinius iššūkius dėl ekonominės, technologinės, demografinės kaitos pasaulyje. Organizacijos privalo atsižvelgti į daugybę kintamųjų, jei nori sėkmingai plėtoti savo veiklą ilgą laiką. Kuo remdamosi organizacijos fiksuoja valdymo pokyčių būtinybę? Kokie sprendimai leidžia vienoms organizacijoms teigiama prasme...
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At the beginning of twenty-first century some trend of widely discussed phenomena of corporate social responsibility (CSR) had already drifted across the gender issues, taking into account several discourses of CSR: philanthropy, accountability and stakeholder relations. The diverse points for discussions concerned with gender and CSR might be addr...
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At the beginning of twenty-first century some trend of widely discussed phenomena of corporate social responsibility (CSR) had already drifted across the gender issues, taking into account several discourses of CSR: philanthropy, accountability and stakeholder relations. The diverse points for discussions concerned with gender and CSR might be addr...
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Abstract. The article aims to reveal the impact of techno-stress related to the usage of ICT on work and life balance of employees in Lithuania’s organizations. The objectives of the research are twofold: to indicate the sources of techno-stress related to ICT usage at work in the Lithuania’s organizations and to identify the impact of the issue on...