Csaba Makó

Csaba Makó
National University of Public Services (NUPS) & Szent István Universityty, Godollo

Academi Doctor in Sociology

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August 1968 - present
Hungarian Academy of Sciences
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Publications (127)
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Identifying the performance factors of organizations is of utmost importance for labor studies for both empirical and theoretical research. The present study investigates the essential intra-and extra-organizational factors in determining the performance of firms using the European Company Survey (ECS) 2019 framework. The evolutionary computation m...
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Open innovation enables the circulation of knowledge among businesses in an innovation ecosystem and facilitates the innovation processes. However, there are many businesses operating in the innovation ecosystem in Kosovo that are not yet familiar with the mechanism of innovative linkages consequently they cannot benefit from it. Therefore, the pre...
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The mud weight window (MW) determination is one of the most important parameters in drilling oil and gas wells, where accurate design can secure the drilled well and deliver a stable borehole. In this paper, novel algorithms based on the most influential set of input features are developed to predict pore pressure, including rate of penetration (RO...
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Groundwater pollution susceptibility mapping using parsimonious approaches with limited data is of utmost importance for water resource and health planning, especially in data‐scarce regions. Current research assesses groundwater nitrate susceptibility by considering the various combination of explanatory variables. In this study, the novel machine...
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Given the importance of identifying key performance points in organizations, this research intends to determine the most critical intra-and extra-organizational elements in assessing the performance of firms using the European Company Survey (ECS) 2019 framework. The ECS 2019 survey data were used to train an artificial neural network optimized usi...
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The main aim of the study is to investigate the growth of oyster mushrooms in two substrates, namely straw and wheat straw. In the following, the study moves towards modeling and optimization of the production yield by considering the energy consumption, water consumption, total income and environmental impacts as the dependent variables. According...
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The main aim of the study is to investigate the growth of oyster mushrooms in two substrates, namely straw and wheat straw. In the following, the study moves towards modeling and optimization of the production yield by considering the energy consumption, water consumption, total income and environmental impacts as the dependent variables. According...
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In this paper, maximum power point tracking (MPPT) of a photovoltaic (PV) system is performed under partial shading conditions (PSCs) using a hill climbing (HC)–artificial electric field algorithm (AEFA) considering a DC/DC buck converter. The AEFA is inspired by Coulomb’s law of electrostatic force and has a high speed and optimization accuracy. B...
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The present study focused on the development, optimization, and performance evaluation of a harvesting robot for heavyweight agricultural products. The main objective of developing this system is to improve the harvesting process of the mentioned crops. The pumpkin was selected as a heavyweight target crop for this study. The main components of the...
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The manuscript represents a comeprehensive and systematic literature review on the machine learning methods in the emerging applications of the smart cities. Application domains include the essential aspects of the smart cities including the energy, healthcare, transportation, security, and pollution. The research methodology presents a state-of-th...
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The building energy (BE) management plays an essential role in urban sustainability and smart cities. Recently, the novel data science and data-driven technologies have shown significant progress in analyzing the energy consumption and energy demand datasets for a smarter energy management. The machine learning (ML) and deep learning (DL) methods a...
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One of the challenges that reservoir engineers, drilling engineers, and geoscientists face in the oil and gas industry is determining the fracture density (FVDC) of reservoir rock. This critical parameter is valuable because its presence in oil and gas reservoirs boosts productivity and is pivotal for reservoir management, operation, and ultimately...
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In our study, we analyse data from the Hungarian Microcensus (2016) in order to map the proportion of Hungarian jobs threatened by the spread of automation. In doing so, we use the internationally well-known methodology of Carl Benedict Frey and Michael A. Osborne who estimated the probability of computerization for 702 occupations. The analysis wa...
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The study examines the essential features of the so-called platform-based work, which is rapidly evolving into a major, potentially game-changing force in the labor market. From low-skilled, low-paid services (such as passenger transport) to highly skilled and high-paying project-based work (such as the development of artificial intelligence algori...
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Advancing models for accurate estimation of food production is essential for policymaking and managing national plans of action for food security. This research proposes two machine learning models for the prediction of food production. The adaptive network-based fuzzy inference system (ANFIS) and multilayer perceptron (MLP) methods are used to adv...
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Advancing models for accurate estimation of food production is essential for policymaking and managing national plans of action for food security. This research proposes two machine learning models for the prediction of food production. The adaptive network-based fuzzy inference system (ANFIS) and multilayer perceptron (MLP) methods are used to adv...
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Advancing models for accurate estimation of food production is essential for policymaking and managing national plans of action for food security. This research proposes two machine learning models for the prediction of food production. The adaptive network-based fuzzy inference system (ANFIS) and multilayer perceptron (MLP) methods are used to adv...
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The building energy (BE) management has an essential role in urban sustainability and smart cities. Recently, the novel data science and data-driven technologies have shown significant progress in analyzing the energy consumption and energy demand data sets for a smarter energy management. The machine learning (ML) and deep learning (DL) methods an...
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Although the share of platform work is very small compared to conventional and traditional employment system, research shows that the use of platform work is increasingly growing all over the world. Trade unions have also paid special attention to the platform work because they know that the transfer of a percentage of human resources to the platfo...
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A közbeszéd leginkább gyűjtőfogalomként használja a start-up kifejezést a technológiai újdonságok értékesítésére alapított vállalkozások jellemzésére. Ugyanakkor az új vagy újszerű ötlet piacra vezetésén túl, a legtöbb üzleti funkciót (marketing, értékesítés, termék/szolgáltatásfejlesztés, HR stb.) innovatív és proaktív módon látják el, valamint a...
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Firms in the platform economy are operating in a novel business environment: 1) supported by patient capital, 2) it leverages the network effect, and 3) the focus on consumers is critical. In this conference paper, the authors introduce the platform firms and their thrive during the past decade. As well, they present the key dimensions of the platf...
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Social capital creates a synergy that benefits all members of a community. This review examines how social capital contributes to the food security of communities. A systematic literature review, based on Prisma, is designed to provide a state of the art review on capacity social capital in this realm. The output of this method led to finding 39 re...
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Social capital creates a synergy that brings many benefits to the members of a community. The purpose of this study is to examine how social capital contributes to the food security of communities. A systematic literature review based on Prisma is designed to provide a state of the art review on capacity social capital in this realm. The output of...
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Social capital creates a synergy that brings many benefits to the members of a community. The purpose of this study is to examine how social capital contributes to the food security of communities. A systematic literature review based on Prisma is designed to provide a state of the art review on capacity social capital in this realm. The output of...
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Social capital creates a synergy that brings many benefits to the members of a community. The purpose of this study is to examine how social capital contributes to the food security of communities. A systematic literature review based on Prisma is designed to provide a state of the art review on capacity social capital in this realm. The output of...
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The fear of job loss due to the labour-saving technological changes is not a new phenomenon, dating back to the 19th century Luddites in Britain. Recently, similar fear has reawakened due to the rapid expansion of the increasingly cheap and capable computers (digitisation). According to the empirical experience of the European Working Condition Sur...
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The paper addresses the challenges of a better scientific understanding of the complexity of innovation processes. In this relation the authors are stressing the need to adopt the so-called “holistic” innovation strategy integrated into the national innovation governance system in the innovation “front-runner” countries (i.e. Sweden, Finland, Denma...
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A tanulmány értékeli a magyar kkv-szektor innovációs teljesítményét. A szervezeti méret, a tanulási-abszorpciós képesség és az innováció „hármasa” képezi az elemzés központi tárgyát. Az eredmények szerint jelentős különbségek találhatók a régi és új EU-tagállamok innovációs teljesítményében. A kkv-szektor innovációs teljesítménye minden tagállamban...
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Innovation has been really become a buzzword in recent decades both in the scientific and the political community. It is regarded as a primary driver of social and economic development. However, the EU’s innovation performance hasn’t improved significantly in the past 15 years, despite the remarkable political effort to boost it. In this paper, by...
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Public Sector Innovation in Europe1 Csaba MAKÓ,2 Miklós ILLÉSSY,3 András BORBÉLY4 In the recent decades there is a growing interest in how public and private organisations can develop abilities to innovate in order to cope with the challenges created by the changing priorities of the political market, the intensification of global competition and t...
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This book focuses on the nature and role of entrepreneurship in modern developed and emerging economies and societies, its relation to governments and universities, and its role in the often forgotten informal economy. The aim is to position entrepreneurship in the post-crisis context and explore how its relation to universities and governments con...
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The importance of the family business (FB) is not only stable but it is also improving its position in the global economy and playing a key role in the European economy. They represent 60 per cent of the employment and more than 60 million jobs in the private sector. But they face many internal challenges, of which the importance of ‘company succes...
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The most natural mode of family firm succession is the intergenerational ownership transfer. Statistical evidence, however, suggests that in most cases the succession process fails. There can be several reasons as a lot of personal, emotional and structural factors can act as an inhibitor to succession. The effectiveness of the implementation of an...
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Rather often we have to confront with the pessimistic views on the future of the Family Business. Contrary to these prognosis, the FB is not only present but also improving its position in the global economy and playing a key role in the European economy too. They represent 60 % of employment and more than 60 million jobs in the private sector. Amo...
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The former Committee for the Reconciliation of Interests (CRI), regarded as the most significant “tripartite” institution of the postsocialist states of the Central-Eastern European region, was established in the summer of 1990 and operated until the summer of 1999.
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The concepts of ‘high performance working system' (HPWS) and lean production represent the theoretical and methodological foundations of this article. We make a distinction between three theoretical strands of the HPWS and the lean production approaches, namely: ( i) the diffusion of the Japanese-style management and organisational practices both i...
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ABSTRACT. Finland belongs to the most developed countries concerning almost all aspects of its economic performance. One of the key elements of the Finnish “economic miracle” is the country’s outstanding performance in both technological and organizational innovations. The Adaptykes project, which is financed by the EU, aims at adapting some result...
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The so-called “High Performance Working System” (HPWS) and the lean production are representing the theoretical and methodological foundations of this paper. In this relation it is worth making distinction between various theoretical streams of the HPWS. The first theoretical stream in the literature is focusing on the diffusion of the Japanese-sty...
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Managing human resources and aligning this input with market demand is a primary ingredient of corporate success. In fast paced industries, such as high technology, the issue is even more critical since the duration of a specific HR configuration is short and the transition periods from one to another are sudden and often unexpected, yet predictabl...
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This paper shall review a number of theories of organizational learning and their connection to forms of work organization, and examine organizational structures and which types of learning tends to be prevalent in their economies. A number of learning frameworks are integrated and examined to identify similarities and differences. A review of the...
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The so-called “High Performance Working System” (HPWS) and the lean production are representing the theoretical and methodological foundations of the paper. In this relation it is worth to make distinction between three theoretical strands of the HPWS and the lean production approaches. The first theoretical strand in the literature is focusing on...
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In the last decade, non-technological and particularly organisational innovations have gained more and more importance and research focus. However, there is no consensus among the academic community either about the definition or about the broader theoretical and methodological foundations of this phenomena. In the present study the authors intend...
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The current global financial and economic crisis has brought into prominence the patterns of economic modernisation of post-socialist countries in the Central and Eastern European (CEE) region. One of the key factors of successful modernisation and sustainability of competitiveness in these economies is the firms' innovative capability. The paper a...
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In this paper the authors intend to examine the innovation performance of the Hungarian firms before and following the period of the global financial crisis and economic downturn. Contrary to the mainstream approach non-technological innovation, more precisely workplace innovation is put into the focus of the analysis. The authors argue that this i...
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The current global financial and economic crisis has brought into prominence the patterns of economic modernisation of post-socialist countries in the Central and Eastern European (CEE) region. One of the key factors of successful modernisation and sustainability of competitiveness in these economies is the firms' innovative capability. The paper a...
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The core aim of this paper is to evaluate to what extent were companies able to join to the global value chains (GVCs) through some selected company case studies.
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A new empirical model is presented in this paper with respect to the productivity spillover effects of foreign direct investment (FDI) by focusing on the multi-layered structure of industrial classifications. In this model, the market presence of horizontal FDI in a host country is expressed using multiple spillover variables with a nested structur...
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Managing human resources and aligning this input with market demand is a primary ingredient of corporate success. In fast paced industries, such as high technology, the issue is even more critical since the duration of a specific HR configuration is short and the transition periods from one to another are sudden and often unexpected, yet predictabl...
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This study examines the effects of ownership transformation from the state to the private sector on firm performance in the post-privatization period using annual census-type data of Hungarian enterprises for the early 2000s. The empirical methodology designed to overcome the data limitations arising from an insufficient observation period effectiv...
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Michael Porter’s concept of competitive advantages emphasizes the importance of regional cooperation of various actors in order to gain competitiveness on globalized markets. Foreign investors may play an important role in forming such cooperation networks. Their local suppliers tend to concentrate regionally. They can form, together with local ins...
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Industry clusters (ICs) have attracted much attention in the recent past. Besides the ever-growing academic interest, ICs have become primary targets of development policy. Various documents of the European Commission (EC) have expressed strong confidence in ICs as exceptionally suitable drivers of economic growth, innovation, and competitiveness (...
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The MEADOW Guidelines propose a measurement framework for collecting and interpreting internationally harmonised data on organisational change and its economic and social impacts for both private and public sector organisations. Reliable harmonised statistics on organisational change would provide the basis for effective benchmarking through the ex...
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A new empirical model is presented in this paper with respect to the productivity spillover effects of foreign direct investment (FDI) by focusing on the concentric-circle structure of industrial organizations arising from sectoral differences among firms. In this model, the market presence of horizontal FDI in a host country is expressed using mul...