Mariana Nicolae

Mariana Nicolae
Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies | ASE · Department of Modern Languages ​​and Business Communication

PhD in Ed, PhD in Ec

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Publications (34)
Technical Report
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Ghid INACO, ediția a treia. https://inaco.ro/inaco-lanseaza-a-treia-editie-a-ghidului-meseriilor-viitorului/
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The capacity of NGOs and social partners to formulate alternative proposals to public policies for business in order to improve the decision-making processes aimed at citizens and the business environment
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In recent years, the question has been fiercely debated whether China is following the path of the Asian developmental states, such as Japan, Korea, Singapore, etc. or China's outstanding economic development is fundamentally different from the success stories of the Asian developmental states. The discussion was becoming more intensive when Chines...
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The rapid pace of developments in the world economy requires new language skills constantly. Language learning, in turn, involves very intimate processes that transcend the individual and belong to the capacity of societies to develop intelligently. Research has moved from the optimism of using English as a lingua franca in the global village or me...
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Today’s world is clearly fractured whether we are looking at it through economic, political, cultural or educational lenses. This is in no way something new. The world has always been in this state, but the speed with which it reacted to real or perceived threats and tried to change accordingly was barely perceivable and, therefore, easier to adopt...
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The present paper explores the importance of identity building for a coherent communication process meant to ensure the adaptability of Romanian universities to the needs of both their Romanian public, and also to those of an international audience. The research focuses on research made in The Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies on the way it suc...
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The article is based on the personal experience of its author of working with Chinese women and men in academic contexts and of a couple of trips to China. It is also based on the natural interest in and readings of issues related to women and their situation in today's world.
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The study explores the main practical implications for decision-making and managerial action in organizations that adopted spiritual leadership or that are willing to follow such an approach. Spiritual leadership is a relatively innovative concept, defined as that type of leadership that aims to “create vision and value congruence across the indivi...
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Higher education is in turmoil in the whole world. Universities as organizations are being challenged by their various stakeholders. This is true of any and most organizations. Nevertheless in some places universities continue to be looked upon as providers of the correct answers to those challenges as they have rallied within their ranks self-proc...
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The role of entrepreneurship in societal wellbeing is well documented in the economic literature and well perceived in the public arena. The extensive positive externalities of entrepreneurship, such as innovation or increased productivity, have made researchers be interested in the conditions and motivations that can determine it to flourish. Many...
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In this essay I explore available discussions about what type of education is useful in order to create a better society for as many people as possible. I do so by re-reading a classical text in the Anglo-Saxon literature: The Two Cultures and the Scientific Revolution) by C. P. Snow a text which is almost unknown in the Romanian public space.
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Understanding entrepreneurship as being spatially rooted transforms it in a regional and national competitiveness factor. Despite the increasing importance of the territorial dimension in supporting economic growth at policy and declarative levels, in practice, in Romania, the territorial structure and spatial organization of the economy contribute...
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Developing new study programs required by the dynamically changing educational market is a matter of both university governance and faculty management. There has been lately a new and increasing trend to develop English language study programs as an answer to some university development issues. The background to this trend is the rapid pace of econ...
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Capital markets provide the framework for the evaluation of a wide selection of issues, ranging from investors’ psychological profiles to likelihoods of various expected long-term, i.e. sustainable scenarios. Using a large class of models from the GARCH family to estimate conditional volatilities, we perform a comparative analysis of the dynamics o...
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The current study is set against the backdrop of internationalization trends in the Romanian academic environment in the last decade. After delineating the overall framework, we look into some of the disciplinary variations as reflected by the number of research publications. The main part consists in the exploration of challenges and developments...
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The literature and evidence of the theory and practice of quality assessment in higher education has been growing fast. Within the larger field of quality assessment, the terms good practices and communities of practice have been largely used by administrators, managers and practitioners with various intentions and conotations. The present article...
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Nicolae. M. si R. Constantinescu-Ștefănel (editors), The History of Modern Languages in the Bucharest University of Economic Studies. A Centennial Perspective, Dima, V.V., coord. traducere și note de subsol, Condruz-Băcescu, M., Dima V.V., Enache, A. Enache, M., Mureșan, L., R. Șerban, traducători, Editura ASE, București, 2015, ISBN 978-606-505-634...
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The present study approaches consultancy services in relationship to family businesses, focusing on the extent to which those services are used by this category of companies and the way in which they are used. The element of novelty of the research relates to the identification of a number of factors that influence the acquisition of consultancy se...
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The Bologna process set forth a transformation among institutions of higher education in Europe to increase student and staff mobility and to make the European Union more competitive in the world education market. Years of a centrally planned system, isolation from the international conversations, and developments of higher education values made th...
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Positioning of universities on the different educational markets is critical for academic survival, role definition and status clarification on the present education markets. The latter are defined by the globalization of educational services, an increased number of players and their almost fierce competition to attract students and funding. The ev...
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Mentalities and behaviours are the result of the interactions between persons/groups and the en-vironment. The present paper explores the way mentalities and behaviours have been created by and have themselves determined the economic, social and political processes on the present day Romanian territory at the end of the 19th and the beginning of th...
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The present article aims at explaining some of the roots of present day mentalities of the Romanian employees as well as employers from the perspective of the long and, most often, unforeseen effects of the economic history of a recent period in the history of the country. Mentalities and behaviours are the result of the interactions between person...
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The present paper presents the story of all entrepreneur turned successful capitalist and patron of arts and research in a country where the most popular, and therefore strong, cultural stereotype has been that Romanians are not good managers. The paper argues that capitalist success stories have been intentionally wiped out from the mental space o...
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The world has long been in a relatively continuous crisis: the present economic one is only signaling the crisis of social values and identities, deeper and more profound than the economic one. Policy makers are asked to confront complex situations in order to overcome the crisis and provide meaningful change to society. Universities have been trad...
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Mentalities and behaviours are the result of the interactions between persons/groups and the environment. The present paper explores the way mentalities and behaviours have been created by and have themselves determined the economic, social and political processes on the present day Romanian territory at the end of the 19th and the beginning of the...
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The paper presents the opinions of three banks present on the Romanian market (The Romanian Commercial Bank – BCR, Bancpost and Raiffeisen Bank) on ethical and social responsibility issues, resulted from a focus group organized by the authors. The issues are set in the context of the current financial crisis and its impact on the interaction of the...
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Two decades elapsed since economics had to replace Marxist political economy and be taught from scratch. This paper gives an account of the consequences and implications of this process in career advancement, research output, and teaching experiences for the economics community in Romania. Our study also parallels the proposed reforms with the inte...

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To raise awareness of Romanian university management and academics to full implications of EMI programmes for non-Anglophone university contexts.