George Lazaroiu

George Lazaroiu
Spiru Haret University, Bucharest · Department of Journalism and Communication, Bucharest

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The objectives of this paper, and the novelty brought to the topic of the Industry 4.0 manufacturing systems, are related to the integration of computer vision algorithms, remote sensing data fusion techniques, and mapping and navigation tools in the Slovak automotive sector. We conducted a thorough examination of Industry 4.0-based value and suppl...
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Industry 4.0 integrates smart and connected production systems that are pivotal in predicting and supporting production in real-time, leading to sustainable organizational performance. In manufacturing, it may increase productivity, sustainability, and energy efficiency, while optimizing competitiveness. The main purpose of this paper is to determi...
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Research background: This paper analyzes the outcomes of an exploratory review of the current research on the relationship between the global adoption of mobile payment technologies, social interactive consumer-oriented applications, and online purchasers’ decision-making process. Purpose of the article: The data used for this study was obtained an...
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The global nature of the Czech economy means that quantitative knowledge of the influence of the exchange rate provides useful information for all participants in the international economy. Systematic and academic research show that the issue of estimating the Czech crown/Chinese yuan exchange rate, with consideration for seasonal fluctuations, has...
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A successful brand is one of the most valuable resources a company has. Should the brand become powerful, it is supposed to reflect rational and emotional expectations of consumers, which, however, might change over time. The ability to recognize the consumers changing attitudes towards the brand is thus the prerequisite for effective brand managem...
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Production of food-grade emulsions is continuously rising globally, especially in developing countries. The steepest demand growth is in the segment of inexpensive meat products where edible emulsions serve as lubricants to mitigate economic loses linked with mechanical damage during automated processing of artificial casings. Provided that product...
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Research background: Enterprises manage earnings in an effort to balance their profit fluctuations to provide increasingly consistent earnings in every reporting period. Earnings management is legal and very effective method of accounting techniques and may be used to obtain specific objectives of the enterprises involving the manipulation of accru...
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This study enhances the existing literature on the role of trust and online perceived risk in shaping consumer purchase decision-making in social commerce. The aim of this article is to investigate consumers’ purchase decision-making process, the determinant components of social commerce purchase intentions and attitudes, the effect of perceived ri...
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This research investigates the way consumer repurchase intention in social commerce is shaped by electronic word-of-mouth at global scale. Building our argument by drawing on data collected from Deloitte, eMarketer, MarketingCharts, Marketing Insider Group, McKinsey, Mediakix, Nielsen, Smart Insights, and Statista, we performed analyses and made es...
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The issue of enterprise financial distress represents the actual and interdisciplinary topic for the economic community. The bankrupt is thus one of the major externalities of today’s modern economies, which cannot be avoided even with every effort. Where there are investment opportunities, there are individuals and businesses that are willing to a...
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This article is a multi-authored response to an editorial ‵Postdigital Science and Education′ published in 2018 by Petar Jandrić, Jeremy Knox, Tina Besley, Thomas Ryberg, Juha Suoranta and Sarah Hayes in Educational Philosophy and Theory as a mission statement for the journal Postdigital Science and Education. Nineteen authors were invited to produ...
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I draw on outstanding research to substantiate that the circumvention of deep recessions enhances end results in the labour market greatly over lengthy periods of time, but the failure in identifying substitute employment for displaced personnel may take place notwithstanding the indisputable flexibility of current the labour market. Technological...
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In the context of profound social, economic and financial changes, private and public organizations managers turn their attention towards the most valuable resource they have – the human resource (HR), the one that can ensure increased organizational performance. Using adequate HR policies and practices, organizations can build a positive work envi...
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A booming stream of research (e.g. Ortigosa et al., 2014) insists that the utilization of computers in education has been instrumental for learners and teachers. The particular information to be gathered requires the objectives of the adaptive e-learning system. In learning frameworks, being able to identify and handle information concerning the st...
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Determining what precisely constitutes “news” is challenging. One reason for this is that the social mechanisms involved in that constitution are often ignored or misunderstood. On a basic level, the news is often seen as certain construal of a sequence of events, packaged in such a way as to be interesting and intelligible, and, importantly, ident...
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Peer review is central to academic publishing. Yet for many it is a mysterious and contentious practice, which can cause distress for both reviewers, and those whose work is reviewed. This paper, produced by the Editors’ Collective, examines the past and future of peer review in academic publishing. The first sections consider how peer review has b...
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We draw on outstanding research (Sanfey et al., 2006; McCabe, 2008; Bernheim, 2009; Camerer, 2013; Radu and McClure, 2013; Declerck and Boone, 2016) to substantiate that neuroeconomics covers the investigation of the biological microfoundations of economic cognition and economic conduct, attempts to prove that a superior grasp of how choices are ma...
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The purpose of this review is to summarize the key findings which prove that the biased perceptions of viewers may provide an inaccurate image of the informational validity of televised news. The news may generate distorted recollections of what occurred in particular reported events if displayed routines influence viewers not to pay attention to t...
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This is the second text in the series collectively written by members of the Editors’ Collective, which comprises a series of individual and collaborative reflections upon the experience of contributing to the previous and first text written by the Editors’ Collective: ‘Towards a Philosophy of Academic Publishing.’ In the article, contributors refl...
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This article is concerned with developing a philosophical approach to a number of significant changes to academic publishing, and specifically the global journal knowledge system wrought by a range of new digital technologies that herald the third age of the journal as an electronic, interactive and mixed-media form of scientific communication. The...
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The theory that we shall seek to elaborate here puts considerable emphasis on technological features of China’s steel production, its emergence as the world’s most significant steel producer and main manufacturing base, and the transitory decline in steel demand related to the international financial crisis. The purpose of this article is to gain a...
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The aim of the present research is to examine and evaluate the swift growth in surplus steel production capacity and international supply chain integration, the effects of steel manufacturing on U.S. employment, raising imports of unfairly traded steel and steel goods, and the global steel sector’s structural overcapacity. This paper contributes to...
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The mainstay of the paper is formed by an analysis of motivational determinants in the workplace, job performance of employees, and the motivational factors of conduct in work organizations. My paper contributes to the literature by providing evidence on the causal link between different need satisfactions and employee job performance, the impact o...
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Applying new conceptual and methodological approaches, this study advances to the next level research on Vroom's expectancy theory, Locke and Latham's goal-setting theory of motivation, Hackman and Oldham's job characteristics model, McClelland's achievement motivation theory, and Herzberg's duality theory of motivators and hygiene factors.
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The theory that I shall seek to elaborate here puts considerable emphasis on the effects of self-citation on enhancing the journals' IF, the challenges of quantifying scientific value, and distortions in the evaluation of scientific research. The overall results provide strong evidence for the effect of time on citation rates, the JIF as a proxy fo...
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The purpose of this article is to gain a deeper understanding of Rawls's view of political liberalism, his theory of the person, his account of citizenship, and his normative individualism. The results of the current study converge with prior research on Rawls's emphasis on freedom and individual choice, his political vision of the person, his back...
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The purpose of this study is to examine Foucault’s discourse-oriented theory, his explanation of the power–knowledge relation, his notions of technologies of domination and technologies of the self, and the Foucauldian critique of the assumed neutrality of education and school counseling. The theory that we shall seek to elaborate here puts conside...
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The mainstay of the paper is formed by an analysis of the factors that influence the community use of mobile payment for e-Government services, the use of mobile payment for the exchange of government goods and services, the types of e-Government services for which mobile payment is suitable, and real and perceived risks associated with mobile fina...
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The paper presents an analysis of the semantic expression of smart clothes, the symbol functions of clothing and fashion, its functionality, complexity and diversity. We are specifically interested in how previous research investigated the user requirements during the functional clothing development process, the end-user needs for smart clothing, t...
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The main objective of this paper is to explore and describe the dissemination of scientific information, manipulation of bibliometrical parameters, journal citations as a valid measure of scientific research output, and the journal impact factor as a means of quantifying the interest created by journals. The analysis presented in this paper contrib...
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The purpose of this paper is to gain a deeper understanding of the nexus between the use of citation counts as a measure of scientific impact, citations as indicator of scientific impact, citation distributions of scientific papers, citation analysis as a tool in journal evaluation, and the validity and reliability of citation counts in research as...
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The main objective of this paper is to explore and describe the quality and reliability of the scientific literature, the importance of validation in online publishing, the publication of unworthy scientific research, and the dissemination of scholarly knowledge. I am specifically interested in how previous research investigated the potential rise...
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Peters focuses on the development of the knowledge, learning and digital economies, the culture-bound nature of symbolic functions, and the ethic of participation, collaboration and file-sharing characterizing the rise of social media. Peters's analysis complements the growing literature on new transnational academic communities in global knowledge...
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The theory that we shall seek to elaborate here puts considerable emphasis on the importance of big-time corruption in reducing funding for service delivery, the value of bureaucracy as a means of delivering public services, and the level of politicization of the public bureaucracy. This paper seeks to fill a gap in the current literature by examin...
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We propose in this paper a new way of creating and implementing double-input bookkeeping in accounting software engineering. Double-input bookkeeping has been used in the business world for five centuries; the numerical formulation of the double input method is almost completely unknown. In this paper, the usual form of scalars is given first and t...
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On Dummett's view, for intuitionists, one understands a mathematical statement if one is able to recognize a proof or a disproof of it. The intuitionist takes the word "proof" as covering a very restricted type of proof that he calls "canonical". The intuitionist conforms to the principle of compositionality: the understanding of any expression can...
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Gödel maintains that with mathematical reason we perceive the most general concepts and their relations, which are separated from space-time reality insofar as the latter is completely determined by the totality of particularities without any reference to the formal concepts. Gödel holds that impredicativity presupposes that the totality of all pro...
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In order to develop a theory about the value related to forecast educational counseling system is necessary to built models that reflect real essence of phenomena. In this purpose, data and statistical can suggest the best model type and can have great practical value. In describing the phenomena pedagogical specific to educational counseling proce...
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In the present study we addressed the signal processing communication. Spontaneous communication recognition and understanding is a difficult problem and it must be considered not only the information signal itself but also the context in which it appears. Given the context, people can understand the communication signal even when it is affected by...
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Gender and racial diversity are generally not the type of diversity that most evaluators are concerned with. A greater proportion of evaluators are more concerned with institutional and disciplinary diversity than they are with ethno-racial or gender diversity when they discuss how they went about evaluating proposals. Lamont found that many paneli...
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ABSTRACT. Shoemaker states that Internet news portals have broken the geographic boundaries of "local" news. Martin notices that news reports on television are typically given without much overt context. Merritt claims that one can be objective in looking at the facts and still care about the implications of those facts. Bird claims that only the m...
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ABSTRACT. Entman argues that media framing is to select some aspect of a perceived reality and make them more salient in a communicating text. Gitlin asserts that the Internet redistributes the flow of unlimited media but does not dry it up. Jones maintains that news stories are simply one type of narrative, while entertainment media provide yet an...
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ABSTRACT. Casey contends that in the world of TV news, viewers only see the product of journalism, never its process. Brown claims that it is the televisual which has reduced the apparent gap between "news" and "fiction" in its generic cross-dressing. Black notices that belief in television's influence is like belief in life after death. Gans-Boris...
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ABSTRACT. Bianco asserts that news organizations need to be more careful about putting children on camera to recount the horrors they have seen. Schumann observes that images have the unique property of forcing the viewer to generate descriptions. Smith states that the tabloidization of the media represents the shifts in mainstream media from criti...
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ABSTRACT. According to Tuchman, hard news deal with unscheduled or pre-scheduled events and their publication is seen as urgent. Kopper et al. write that online journalism is a new and fast-evolving branch of journalism, with academic research about it lagging far behind. Jenkins contends that convergence describes technological, industrial, cultur...
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ABSTRACT. Johnson-Cartee explains that in order for news narratives to be effective or understandable, news reporters believe that the audience must somehow relate to the story (the audience must identify with the players in the narrative). Bird says that tabloid news � stories that merit a column or two in the New York Times � are picked up, dress...
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Aust remarks that bad news often deals with unpleasant, unfortunate, conflict-laden, and otherwise aversive events, circumstances, and conditions. Hughes-Freeland focuses on mass-media based on technology, in particular the products of broadcast and print technologies, and revisits the interface between ritual and media previously explored in relat...
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Bandura remarks that the evolving information technologies will increasingly serve as a vehicle for building social network. Dahlgren notes that journalism is carried out in specific institutional circumstances, within concrete organizational settings and under particular technological conditions. Bolter and Grusin contend that a medium is that whi...
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Canavilhas affirms that the access becomes global as the information is available on the web; databases enable search processes to accelerate and become more refined. Emery and Emery claim that whenever a mass of people has been neglected too long by the established organs of communication, agencies have been devised to supply that want. Korten wri...
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Shenk explains that journalists are more necessary in the information glutted world. Curran notices that the political culture of liberal democracies is very alert to the threat posed by governments to the freedom of public media. Rezende asserts that while on the press news is the most important genre, on TV the news has to dispute a space on the...
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Sparks claims that popular journalism is headed in directions where even the urge to extrapolate from the individual experience to the social totality is declining. Martin maintains that "news" often is more like entertainment than information or education. Shoemaker points out that news is a social construct, a thing, a commodity, whereas newswort...
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Örnebring and Jönsson hold that tabloid journalism positions itself, in different ways, as an alternative to the issues, forms and audiences of the journalistic mainstream. Djupsund and Carlson maintain that media should arouse interest, present topical and upcoming issues, and inform about the standpoints of different groups of actors. Mayes write...
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Psychologists accept the dominant assumption that legitimacy should be enhanced in order to gain greater compliance with the demands of legal authorities. The study of procedural justice is neutral about the quality of the existing legal system; legal authorities understand that a truly equitable legal system would lead to fundamental changes.

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