Luminita Hurbean

Luminita Hurbean
West University of Timisoara · Faculty of Economics and Business Administration

PhD

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We explore how employees behave when faced with information systems (IS) that inadequately support their work. Inadequate IS often induce workaround behaviour, a phenomenon that is insufficiently understood in contemporary organisations. Drawing on workaround theory and coping theory, we develop a research model that links inadequate IS with corpor...
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Machine learning (ML) has already gained the attention of the researchers involved in smart city (SC) initiatives, along with other advanced technologies such as IoT, big data, cloud computing, or analytics. In this context, researchers also realized that data can help in making the SC happen but also, the open data movement has encouraged more res...
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Energy is the sector most strongly connected with climate change moderation, and this correlation and interdependency is largely investigated, in particular as regards renewable energy and sustainability issues. The United Nations, European Union, and all countries around the world declare their support for sustainable development, materialized in...
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Last couple of years transformed blockchain into an emerging topic in the business literature, changing the scientific literature background, typically focused on blockchain’s technological issues and cryptocurrencies. They say that in 2015 blockchain has truly entered the business world. The increased popularity of the topic concretizes in an augm...
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Nowadays, companies in Romania and abroad compete intensely for attracting employees, but the demand in Romania for qualified information technology (IT) personnel exceeds the supply. Previous studies have also reported that the IT market is quite “choosy”. The World IT Project contributes to a better understanding of perceptions of Romanian IT wor...
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Modern Business Information Systems: Extended ERP components and their integration is a sequel to the first volume entitled Modern Business Information Systems: the Enterprise Resource Planning and its Functions, also published with Lambert. In this volume, authors extended the analysis of ERP systems with other interesting aspects as well as with...
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Contemporary academic environment demands for continuous improvement of managerial and educational performances in higher education institutions. In this context, choosing and implementing solutions which provide access to better services, aligning technological resources with university’s mission and increasing data/information value is imperative...
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As the title states, this book approaches the subject of ERP systems, presented in their multiple facets. It is addressed to students, professionals, and other practitioners interested in discovering or widening their horizon in the field of Business Information Systems in general and ERP in particular. The book has two volumes and this is Volume 1...
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The book approaches the subject of ERP systems, presented in their multiple facets. It is addressed to students, professionals, and other practitioners interested in discovering or widening their horizon in the field of Business Information Systems in general and ERP in particular. The book has two volumes and this is Volume 1. The subjects present...
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The studies published in 2015 analyzing the need for human resource in Iasi IT market (the most representative market for the North-East of Romania) conclude that the demand for specialists exceeds by far the number of graduates from faculties which train IT specialists. Nationwide, within the FEBA2, the employment rate for the students that comple...
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The studies published in 2015 analyzing the need for human resource in Iasi IT market (the most representative market for the North-East of Romania) conclude that the demand for specialists exceeds by far the number of graduates from faculties which train IT specialists. Nationwide, within the FEBA , the employment rate for the students that comple...
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The term Enterprise Resource Planning has been in use for almost 25 years if the Gartner paternity is taking as its starting point. In these 25 years the concept has created a lot of excitement, and controversy as well. Practitioners of all kind develop their ideas about ERP, while academia researchers elaborate their own definitions and visions. T...
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According to the EU definition, e-government implies smaller but smarter back-office and bigger and better front-office. Enhanced, cost-effective and efficient delivery of information and services is the e-government substance, when it is perceived by citizens and organizations. There has been a significant demonstration effect of the productive di...
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Prin structura acestei cărți ne-am dorit și conturarea unei culturi a domeniului, astfel încât cititorul să opereze cu ușurință cu nenumăratele sintagme, termeni de specialitate și prescurtări, dar să aibă și o bună cunoaștere a pieței internaționale și în mod special a celei din România. De aceea veți găsi numeroase exemple cu surse de pe internet...
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Nowadays, the IT industry is revolving around the build-out and adoption of a new platform, characterized by mobility, cloud-based application and service delivery, and value-generating overlays of social business and pervasive analytics. The paper explores the convergence of mobile, cloud, and social, as well as the effects for the enterprise and...
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The ongoing discussion about the adequate management form and the purpose of organizations in the contemporary postmodern society have once again gained in importance and interest after the financial crises of 2008. Different management concepts have been developed throughout the time, which propose objectives for organizations and thus managerial...
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User acceptance of technology has been an important field of study in the last two decades. The Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) represents an important theoretical contribution toward understanding IS usage and IS acceptance behaviors. Our research was based on the practical and conceptual implementations of the Technology Acceptance Model. The T...
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An effective business strategy centers on a forceful and efficient use of information technology; for this reason the ERP systems have emerged as the core of successful information management and the backbone of the enterprise information system. A valuable ERP system modernizes business processes and improves overall effectiveness, while offering...
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The evolution and development of “enterprise class” systems expect software to enable new business processes, cross-enterprise collaboration, and information discovery that was previously impossible or impractical with offline or legacy enterprise applications. Current trends are that businesses need to change rapidly to take advantage of emerging...
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Successful implementation of an ERP system is the result of knowledgeable and dedicated people working together. It entails company-wide commitment, openness to change, good planning and experienced guidance. These primary criteria determine the probability of gaining significant return on investment (ROI) from an ERP system. Using these criteria a...
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E-Business technology and ERP applications are proven powerful business tools. Like the large companies, the small and medium-sized ones need to consider the potential of ERP and E-Business in their business processes. They will significantly change the way of doing business, but in a good and profitable way. The new enterprise application systems...
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SISTEMUL INFORMAȚIONAL – EVOLUȚIE ŞI TRANSFORMARE ÎN ERA DIGITALĂ - Considerații privind rolul sistemelor informaționale în era digitală - Abordarea e‐Guvernării ca sistem informațional - Integrarea informațională în sectorul public prin sisteme ERP SECȚIUNEA A II‐A GUVERNAREA DIGITALĂ - O abordare conceptuală a guvernării digitale - Un model euro...
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Without being an exhaustive description of the collaborative government, this paper examines the concept and uses its identified elements and attributes to sketch the subsequent e-government development starting from the present Romanian status. In our essay we identify three major assault directions: 1) establish the local administration presence...
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The new wave of BPM (Business Process Management) is not Business Process Reenginering, enterprise application integration, workflow management or another packaged application – it's the synthesis and extension of all these technologies and techniques into a unified whole. This unified whole becomes a new foundation upon which the enterprise is bui...
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Mobile ERP is not per se something new or even special. It is an issue growing to become more and more important and enabling mobility due to the technological revolution and more so due to the mobile users. Mobility is about how businesses can provide a better infrastructure through mobile applications and services. While ERP was an important step...
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As governments work to transform their environments from an internal resource optimization to a process integration and external collaboration focus, integrated systems stand at the forefront of solutions that will achieve this goal. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is proven to significantly increase efficiency, improve information access, reduc...
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The purpose of this paper is to explain and promote the need for ERP implementation in the public sector, to support the growing request for effective information systems, from the e-government viewpoint and under its influence. The paper also debates the major challenges in ERP implementation issued from research of published case studies. The cha...
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The paper describes the value of application integration and the place of business process management. It focuses on the duet BPM-SOA as the successful solution to build the adaptive enterprise of the near future.
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Business intelligence applications have made an impact on organizations around the world, enabling companies to have more insight into their business than ever before. The mix of enterprise reporting with business intelligence made possible to acquire true competitive advantage from obtaining and sharing business information. Business intelligence...
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It is inevitable that as enterprises grow or change to meet market demands and competitiv situations, new business requirements drive the expansion of IT resources in the computing environment. Successful business growth depends heavily on the ability to update, integrate, customize and deploy applications rapidly and provide fast, reliable, intera...
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Supply Chain Management is a distinctive product, with a tremendous impact on the software applications market. SCM applications are back-end solutions intended to link suppliers, manufacturers, distributors and resellers in a production and distribution network, which allows the enterprise to track and consolidate the flows of materials and data t...
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Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) is gaining widespread acceptance throughout the US, Europe, South America and Asia Pacific as the top executives of leading multinationals turn to outsourcing as a strategic management tool for improving corporate performance, profitability and shareholder value. BPO started to emerge a few years ago as follow-on...
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Ever since mainframe computers began accumulating vast storehouses of data in the 1970s, managers and executives have sought ways to turn random facts and figures into useful information upon which to base reliable business decisions. But it wasn't until the introduction of relational databases and client/server technology in the 1990s that compani...
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Ever since mainframe computers began accumulating vast storehouses of data in the 1970s, managers and executives have sought ways to turn random facts and figures into useful information upon which to base reliable business decisions.But it wasn't until the introduction of relational databases and client/server technology in the 1990s that companie...
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In today's highly competitive business, the quality and timeliness of business information for an organization is not the choice between profit and loss, it is a question of survival or bankruptcy. No business organization can deny the inevitable benefits of business intelligence. Business intelligence takes the advantage of already developed and i...
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Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) reprezintă sisteme bazate pe arhitectura client/server dezvoltate pentru prelucrarea tranzacţiilor şi facilitarea integrării tuturor proceselor, din faza planificării proceselor, dezvoltării producţiei, până la relaţiile cu furnizorii, clienţii sau alţi parteneri de afaceri. ERP este considerată expresia cea mai f...

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The World IT Project is designed to examine important issues confronting IT employees, both staff and management, in many countries of the world. The proposed project requires survey data collection from different countries, representing different cultures, levels of economic growth, societal and religious beliefs, and political systems. More than forty countries from all parts of the globe will be targeted for this research. In terms of scope, the project is akin to Hofstede’s research on culture and the GLOBE project.
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To develop skills in using various modules such as Manufacturing, Warehouse management, Financial and improving the skills on using modules HR, Aquision, Sales and marketing. Want to join?
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Digitally-supported documents management. * Objective: to collect materials, ideas, opinions, experience to create a digital repository about documents management issues * Targeted courses: Economic informatics, Document management, Groupware, Open Source Software and simulation in Human Resource Management.