Vaida Kvainauskaitė's research while affiliated with Kaunas University of Technology and other places

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The article presents the main aspects of interaction between network externalities, IT market, and e-commerce development under conditions of a transition economy. In literature it has often been found that network externalities cause a decrease of what is generally called transaction costs (costs of gathering information, controlling, coordinating...
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Purpose The paper aims to evaluate the problems and theoretical characteristics of integral cultural space development in the context of transition processes in Central and Eastern Europe. Design/methodology/approach The paper has used the outcomes of the research conducted over recent several years, dedicated to the diagnostics of the problems of...
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Kauno technologijos universitetas K. Donelaičio g. 73, LT-44029, Kaunas Small and medium-sized enterprises, defined as firms employing up to 250 people, are the backbone of the Euro-pean business community, generating half of gross product and therefore are the main targets for the adoption of elec-tronic commerce models, at this time intensively b...

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... Since independence Lithuania has achieved a significant progress while stabilizing the economy and undertaken structural reforms, the implementation of the main economic reforms having established the conditions for constant growth in the economy (Snieska et al., 2003). The GDP at current prices has grown from 26924,5 million LTL in 1995 year to 93938,6 million LTL in 2010 year. ...
... This means that online stores (especially) of manufacturers can offer different prices, which gives price savings for the consumer. The prices of commodities, which are sold in traditional stores and online stores, are different due to intense competition in both: physical and virtual environments (Snieška, Virvilaitė, Kvainauskaitė, Neverauskas, Gatautis & Dovalienė, 2007). Actually, the final price (when taxes and delivery costs are included) for the item at supermarket and online is different. ...
... The Baltics (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania) have experienced considerable political, social and economic changes which, in turn, have significantly impacted their organizations. Separation of the Baltics from the Soviet Union in 1991 brought along a collapse of state-controlled economy, a shift to a western world democracy and free market, transformation of the social fabric, and shift in attitudes and values (e.g., Alas & Sharifi, 2002;Melnikas, Baršaukas, & Kvainauskaité, 2006). Furthermore, joining the European Union in 2004 introduced new institutional systems and later also a Eurozone currency (Alas, Kaarelson, & Rees, 2014). ...