Year 2018, Issue 3

Date published

26.9.2018

CONTENTS

  • Elena Yordanova
    ASPECTS OF RATIONAL BEHAVIOUR IN ORGANISATIONAL MANAGEMENT
    JEL: A13, Z13
    Abstract: The paper deals with the specific features of some behavioural aspects of organizational management. It offers a slightly different interpretation by focusing on rational behaviour, which, in our opinion, is a major factor and a... The paper deals with the specific features of some behavioural aspects of organizational management. It offers a slightly different interpretation by focusing on rational behaviour, which, in our opinion, is a major factor and a key driver of more efficient communication and management.
  • Vanya Grigorova
    THE SYMBIOSIS BETWEEN INTEGRATED DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS AND CONTEMPORARY INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES
    JEL: 31
    Abstract: Distribution systems as we know them today are the result of their interaction with business environment factors and information technologies. Based on the conceptual characteristics of integrated distribution systems and the role... Distribution systems as we know them today are the result of their interaction with business environment factors and information technologies. Based on the conceptual characteristics of integrated distribution systems and the role of information technologies to their development, this paper aims to present a new concept about the relationship between them as a symbiotic, bidirectional and stimulating one. We have outlined in detail the major aspects of that relationship; the short-term and long-term effects, which it produces, as well as the prospects for their further symbiosis.
  • Evgeniy Zaramenskih
    APPLYING THE ARCHITECTURAL APPROACH TO THE DESIGN OF A DIGITAL PLATFORM: THE CASE STUDY OF AN AVIATION HOLDING COMPANY
    JEL: O0, O3, L8
    Abstract: This article presents an example of effectively applying the architectural approach to the design of a digital platform to aggregate digital services in an industrial enterprise, based on the case study of an aviation holding... This article presents an example of effectively applying the architectural approach to the design of a digital platform to aggregate digital services in an industrial enterprise, based on the case study of an aviation holding company. It reviews options for the further design of IT processes to support digital services provided by a digital platform created with the frameworks Cobit 5 and ITIL 3. The architectural models reviewed in the paper are built using the enterprise architecture modeling language ArchiMate.
  • Hristo Borissov Tsvetanov
    THE EVOLUTION OF THE REGULATORY FUNCTION OF THE STATE IN THE ECONOMY AND THE INVISIBLE HAND OF THE MARKET
    JEL: F00
    Abstract: The paper presents the evolution of economic thought from its birth in ancient Eastern societies till present day, in terms of different approaches to property; the need of laws; state intervention and regulations. We review major... The paper presents the evolution of economic thought from its birth in ancient Eastern societies till present day, in terms of different approaches to property; the need of laws; state intervention and regulations. We review major economic theories within the historical context in which they appeared to arrive at arguments in favour of or against state intervention in the economy of a nation, in contrast to the effects produced by the invisible hand of the market.
  • Alexandre Krassimirov Barboukov, Bartosz Marcinkowski
    HE ROLE OF FUNERAL DIRECTOR
    JEL: M10
    Abstract: In general, the public not only in the UK, but in the world, has very limited knowledge of the funeral industry, yet feels easy to criticize it or judge the ones employed, and associateted with the funeral industry. Unknown but,... In general, the public not only in the UK, but in the world, has very limited knowledge of the funeral industry, yet feels easy to criticize it or judge the ones employed, and associateted with the funeral industry. Unknown but, nevertheless, inherently stigmatized role of the funeral director is investigated. Identifying managerial issues in the course of researching the chosen area of study allowed authors to recognize the conflict between the empowered funeral director and disadvantaged, by the virtue of distress purchase, bereaved customer.