Ubaldo Comite

Ubaldo Comite
Università Telematica "Giustino Fortunato" and University of Calabria

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Circular Business Models: The Role of Digitalization Message from the Guest Editors Dear Colleagues, Nowadays, no one is indifferent to the concepts of digitalization and sustainability. Both concepts are relevant for companies and for life in society. Whilst digitalization is a more recent phenomenon, sustainability issues have been a concern sinc...
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The present study explores the effect of supply chain integration on the operational performance of an internet-based online business based in China. The study is based on primary data collected through a questionnaire distributed to supply chain professionals of the stated companies. After distributing the questionnaire and collecting the response...
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The discussion on employee burnout (BOT) has existed in academic literature for a long time. While BOT was identified as a personal issue, there is a lack of a system approach solution. In this regard, a milestone was achieved in 2019 when the World Health Organization (WHO) introduced a new definition of BOT, recognising it as an occupational phen...
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Globally, employee burnout (EBO) is a black swan in healthcare management. Previous organizational management literature shows that EBO was often misunderstood by assuming it as a personal issue. However, the new definition by the World Health Organization (WHO) clearly indicates that EBO is an occupational phenomenon that places responsibility on...
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Medical errors have been identified as one of the greatest evils in the field of healthcare, causing millions of patient deaths around the globe each year, especially in developing and poor countries. Globally, the social, economic, and personal impact of medical errors leads to a multi-trillion USD loss. Undoubtedly, medical errors are serious pub...
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Environmental issues are significantly rising worldwide. Addressing the environmental issues and preserving the biosphere is a critical matter of concern in this era. The sheer amount of total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the world is related to the energy sector, especially electrical energy. A bulk of electrical energy is consumed by individ...
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Current research examines the impact of academic and familial stress on students' depression levels and the subsequent impact on their academic performance based on Lazarus' cognitive appraisal theory of stress. The non-probability convenience sampling technique has been used to collect data from undergraduate and postgraduate students using a modi...
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Mitigating environmental crises requires efforts to reduce carbon emission at every level and segment of an economy. In this respect, the energy sector is blamed for increasing greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) throughout the globe. Specifically, it was specified that electrical energy contributes to 35% of the world’s GHG emissions. Without a doubt,...
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The hospitality sector, especially the hotel business, is at a crossroads. Dynamic business environments, rivalries, and isomorphisms in service operations are significant challenges for hotel enterprises. Fostering employee creativity is undoubtedly something that can well position a hotel in the face of competition. Research shows that corporate...
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Buildings worldwide use a large amount of energy and, hence, contribute to increasing the level of greenhouse gases emission (GHG). It was realized that most electrical energy is used in buildings for heating, cooling, and ventilation purposes. To deal with environmental issues, the concepts of renewable energies and clean or green energy sources h...
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Tourism and hospitality have been recognized as leading economic sectors globally. Before the outbreak of COVID-19, it was estimated that the tourism and hospitality sector was growing by around 4% each year. Although the economic-efficiency-led hypothesis of the tourism and hospitality sector is strong, there is another perspective related to tour...
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Creativity at the level of employees is of utmost importance for every sector of an economy, with no exception to a healthcare system. The reason why employee creativity is important lies in the fact that employees have profound knowledge of their job and thus can serve as a source of meaningful innovation in an organization. Research shows that em...
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Establishing balanced and sustainable development is critical for improving the banks’ capability and performance. Financial development has enormous significance in an environment of increasingly contestable international markets and can be achieved by enhancing banking efficiency and performance. The bank efficiency is estimated through Data Enve...
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The aim of the current research is to foster the economic performance of a hotel enterprise through employee-level corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities with the mediating effect of work engagement (W.E) and quality of work-life (QWL). A hypothesized model was developed for this purpose. The data were collected from the hotel employees o...
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Technological advancement and the highly competitive nature of business have forced organizations to use multiple strategies to streamline their business operations. Current research investigates the relationship between sustainable supply chain management (SSCM) and business performance, focusing on operational and financial performance. It provid...
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The purpose of the study is to test the role of green bond financing on energy efficiency investment and economic growth. To achieve the study objective, fuzzy decision-making modeling technique is applied. The results revealed that bank loans are now the main source of financing for energy efficiency projects. Project-based financing might be repl...
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Citation: Ahmed, M.; Irfan, M.; Meero, A.; Tariq, M.; Comite, U.; Abdul Rahman, A.A.; Sial, M.S.; Gunnlaugsson, S.B. Bubble
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In the recent past, the world in general and Pakistan in particular faced a drastic fuel price change, affecting the economic productivity of the country. This has drawn the attention of em-pirical researchers to analyze the abrupt change in fuel prices. This study takes a lead and inves-tigates for the first time, in the literature related to Paki...
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In the recent past, the world in general and Pakistan in particular faced a drastic fuel price change, affecting the economic productivity of the country. This has drawn the attention of empirical researchers to analyze the abrupt change in fuel prices. This study takes a lead and investigates for the first time, in the literature related to Pakist...
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Due to an increasing number of issues such as climate change, sustainable development has become an important theme worldwide. Sustainable development is inseparable from technological innovation. Only by making technological breakthroughs can we ensure the overall integration of economic development and environmental protection. Here, based on Chi...
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Developing energy from renewable sources and modernizing the energy system are critical components of China’s efforts to combat climate change. Policymakers and authorities have made significant attempts to bring them. However, one of the major impediments to China’s energy revolution is financial limitations, which are inextricably linked to the c...
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This study examines the impact of sustainable economic growth along with taxes, technology, trade openness and exchange rate on the sustainability of foreign private investment (FPI) in Pakistan. This study uses random effects and generalized least squares estimators and contains data set from 1997 to 2020. The results indicate that the Pakistan ec...
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Despite the growing importance of the concept of circular economy, the case of developing countries remains under-explored. Against this backdrop, the present research aims to examine the association between the constructs of total quality management (TQM) and organizational sustainability (OS) with the mediating effect of knowledge management (KM)...
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Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has emerged as an imperative for every sector globally. Yet, for a long time, the concept of CSR has been regarded from an organizational perspective. However, the importance of CSR in shaping the extra-role behavior of employees, such as their pro-environmental behavior (PEB-E), has been under-explored in the...
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The phenomenon of corporate social responsibility (CSR) is an ever-evolving concept due to its multidimensionality. However, a plethora of studies have investigated CSR to achieve different organizational-related objectives, and its potential link to shape employee’s extra-role behavior, especially employee pro-environmental behavior (EB) in the er...
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Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) play a crucial part in a country’s economic growth and sustainable development. The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between innovation and the performance of SMEs. An external environmental factor acts as a moderating variable between the exogenous and endogenous variables. Data wer...
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The global focus on the use of renewable energy resources was mainly reignited by the signing of the Kyoto Protocol Agreement in 1997. Since then, the world has seen a great deal of progress in terms of the production and consumption of renewable energy. This in turn is rapidly powering economic growth and social development around the globe. Contr...
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Our study mainly focuses on the major challenge faced by organizations while controlling the emission of greenhouse gases via the carbon management system (CMS), keeping in view the complexity of climate change, which is considered as one of the major challenges of present times. We narrow our focus to the factors related to the emission of carbon...
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The current business environment characterized by high uncertainty, volatility, and stiff situation of competitiveness that is evident in almost every sector has increased the importance of workplace innovation for contemporary businesses. In this regard, a considerable attention in realizing employees of an organization as a source of innovation i...
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The purpose of our study is to investigate the impact of women and independent directors on corporate social responsibility and financial performance. We use the fixed effect regression model as a baseline methodology. The data set includes information from 2010 to 2019 regarding Chinese non-financial companies, from which we use yearly information...
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This paper aims to (1) compare consumers’ preferences between individual products and bundles as well as (2) investigate some of the factors involved in bundle characteristics that may affect consumer’s preferences. Those factors are complementarity, price level, and discount level. An online survey developed by means of questionnaires were collect...
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As social media has been popularized, users have shifted from the receiver of knowledge to the creator and communicator of knowledge. Besides, the relationship between users has become more sophisticated. In two-way and one-way networks, different network relationship structures formed be-tween users have different impacts on the knowledge learning...
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The anxiety felt by teachers stems from the stress caused by teaching, life and learning. It affects not only their teaching performance, but also their teaching efficiency. Therefore, an in-depth study on how the anxiety felt by teachers affects teaching efficacy helps researchers better understand the underlying mechanism of teaching efficacy and...
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The healthcare system is at the centre of great attention, having to demonstrate the adequate use of constantly decreasing available resources against a growing healthcare demand. In this context, the diseases characterized by the length of the healthcare assistance plan and high complexities in terms of treatments and complications must be conside...
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This paper introduces risk factors in the field of healthcare and discusses the clinical risks, identification, risk management methods, and tools as well as the analysis of specific situations. Based on documentary analysis, an efficient and coherent methodological choice of an informative and non-interpretative approach, it relies on “unobtrusive...
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CITATIONS 0 READS 11 12 authors, including: Some of the authors of this publication are also working on these related projects: Economic instability and stabilization policies in the conditions of financialization of economies and increasing the complexity and vulnerability of economic and social processes and institutional systems View project Ann...
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This paper investigated the impact of employee quality on corporate social responsibility (CSR). Based on data from China A-share-listed companies for the years 2012–2016 and using ordinary least squares, our empirical results show that the educational level of the workforce, as a proxy for employee quality, is positively associated with CSR, which...
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In Italy, many companies and central and local public administration offices, including the Chambers of Commerce, are turning to new forms of accounting of their results. Amongst these, the social accountability report definitely represents an innovative tool; an innovation intended to guarantee compliance with the principles of accountability and...
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Public reporting, intended as the public disclosure of information on healthcare performance, is linked to the improvement of the quality of care through the incentives of selection and change, which are in turn determined by the availability of comparative information that is used by those outside the system (citizens) and those from within (organ...
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Public reporting, intended as the public disclosure of information on healthcare performance, is linked to the improvement of the quality of care through the incentives of selection and change, which are in turn determined by the availability of comparative information that is used by those outside the system (citizens) and those from within (organ...
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E-Government consists of a strategic instrument for re-formulating the organization and the operation of Public Administrations, acting as a catalyst of trends and changes. It not only represents a resource that allows economic and operational advantages to be obtained, but is also an instrument that is capable of modifying the pre-existing operati...
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Procurement reform, launched in the last few years, offers prospects of consistent and permanent expense saving. The urgency to reduce expenses and achieve a recuperation of efficiency of the public sector suggests the intervention of modernization and reorganization of the acquiring procedures of goods and services of the public administration. Th...
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The work is intended to illustrate the application of the participatory balance as a means by which democratic participation aims to overcome the mistrust between citizens and governors. Participatory balance can be defined as a decision-making procedure which entails opening public administration to citizens so that they participate actively and d...
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The subject of this paper is social report in the courts. The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship that exists among accountability, social report and organizational-managerial configurations, carrying out an exploration of judicial administrations in Italy, using an economic-business focus. The study was conducted through the analy...
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Negli ultimi anni si è andato affermando in maniera crescente il concetto di responsabilità in ambito pubblico e privato. In tal senso, sia le imprese che le amministrazioni pubbliche hanno avviato in diversi contesti programmi di responsabilità sociale. Il punto di riferimento di imprenditori e manager non sono più, semplicemente, gli azionisti e...
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El tema de la ética afecta al mundo de las organizaciones productivas, y se propone valorar su compatibilidad con la creación del valor, entendida como mayor producción obtenida respecto al valor de los recursos empleados, objetivo final de cualquier ente productivo. La ética de la empresa significa un verdadero estímulo para las reflexiones sobre...
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The subject of this paper is the relationship that exists between public-sector ethics and good governance: the strategic role of control from the perspective of accountability. The aim of this paper is to investigate the relationships that exist between the system of control in public administration management and the tools used, highlighting the...
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In the last few decades, the process of transforming the public sector into corporations has led, in the viewpoint of managerial renewal, towards the concept of economic responsibility and in the direction for the attainment of higher levels of quality and efficiency. The need to rationalize public spending has forced local corporations to provide...
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The enterprise is a social phenomenon which is unst able, dynamic and rarely attributed to a coordinate d and unitary system. Recurrent financial scandals in volving shareholders, partners and investors, prove that positive or negative valuations cannot be base d on company profitability as the only parameter. I t is now widely believed that compan...

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