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Managing the generation with the Internet in their pocket

16 iulie 2018 | Articol de: Alina Făniță, CEO, PKF Finconta
Managing the generation with the Internet in their pocket

„I shall do what you tell me if you recognize who I am.” This seems to be the motto that drives a new generation of employees. Those born after 1980 and consecrated in the business literature as Generation Y, or Millenials, have lived freely of hierarchical prejudices and are motivated by the recognition of their […]

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The Corporate Governance as a competitiveness factor

10 iulie 2018 | Articol de: Florentina Șușnea, Founder & Managing Partner, PKF Finconta
The Corporate Governance as a competitiveness factor

The last years have witnessed an increase in the need for transparency in the Romanian business environment. Shareholders, stakeholders and third parties have increasingly expressed their desire to increase, in particular, the transparency of non-financial information. These developments are partly reflected in new EU legislation, regulations on non-financial disclosure requirements of public interest entities and […]

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What does the top management say about digitization?

9 iulie 2018 | Articol de: Constantin Măgdălina, Emergeing Trends & Technologies Expert
What does the top management say about digitization

The plan to digitize a company must first exist, then be approved by leaders and implemented. The leaders of a company have the role of connectors between people and resource managers. If they decide that a project is suspended, then everything stops. Therefore it is important for leaders to understand the benefits of digitizing the […]

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The Heroes of Tech, the most important civic tech event in the world

29 iunie 2018 |
Code for All Global Summit - The Heroes of Tech

The Code for All network is honored to announce the first open doors Code for All Global Summit: The Heroes of Tech. The conference will take place between 8-12 October 2018, in Bucharest, Romania and will bring together all the great leaders in civic technology. For five whole days, the entire world that puts technology to […]

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Performance management as a motivation factor for employees

28 iunie 2018 | Articol de: Alina Făniță, CEO, PKF Finconta
Performance management as a motivation factor for employees

Author: Alina Făniță, CEO, PKF Finconta If we asked the leadership of a company about the role of performance management in generating employee involvement and motivation, it seems that many would recognize its important role. At least that’s what an international study shows that 75% of HR executives and company managers believe performance management has […]

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Digitalize your business and increase the turnover

15 iunie 2018 | Articol de: Constantin Măgdălina, EmergingTrends & Technologies Expert
Digitalize your business and increase the turnover

With only 42% of companies having a website, with 33% of employees using the computer for their daily activities or 7% of companies selling their products online, Romania is the last in the EU digital ranking. But is there any direct relationship between the level of digitalization of companies and the turnover they generate? To […]

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6 practices of excellence in B2B sales

5 iunie 2018 | Articol de: Gabriela Streza, Business Development Director, Valoria
6 practices of excellence in B2B sales

Regardless of a company’s industry or business model, continuous growth requires excellence in sales and a dedicated team that constantly improves. Higher-performing salespeople have the skills to quickly adapt to market requirements and change consumer behavior. But it takes more than just methods and techniques for sale. Excellence in sales also requires a profound understanding […]

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6 out of 10 companies have not the leadership skills needed to develop a digital business model

10 mai 2018 |
6 out of 10 companies have not the leadership skills needed to develop a digital business model

According to the survey „The Barometer of Digitization 2018”, conducted by Valoria in collaboration with Doingbusiness.ro, in nearly 6 out of 10 companies (59%) there is not enough knowledge and expertise for top managers to assess and develop a digital business model. In companies with a strong influence on digitization, the percentage of those who […]

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5 trends which transform the sales process in the digital era

9 mai 2018 | Articol de: Elena Badea, Managing Partner, Valoria Business Solutions
5 trends which transform the sales process in the digital era

Long before the Internet appeared if you wanted to sell something, you were climbing a podium in the public market and you were loudly promoting your merchandise. Today, the podium becomes the e-commerce website, the public market has become the Internet, and the sales process is customer-centric and based on advanced customer relationship management (CRM) […]

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Transformation of companies goes through people

7 mai 2018 | Articol de: Constantin Măgdălina, Emergent Trends & Technologies Expert
Transformation of companies goes through people

In the context of accelerated transformations, business leaders talk indiscriminately about agility, improvement, change management. There is a contradiction between what they say and what they do. On the one hand, they have no time for shades and subtleties because they have to make a quick profit, on the other hand, they talk about personalization […]

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Heirs do not want to lead the family business in Romania

20 aprilie 2018 | Articol de: Author: Constantin Măgdălina, Emergent Trends & Technologies Expert

Entrepreneurship in Romania is the embodiment of a young man born in 1990. Sometimes idealistic and animated by change, other times without any point of reference or in search for international scaling up and new business model identification, but every time looking for opportunities and adapted to the turbulent context of the transformation of the […]

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6 steps for a powerful content marketing strategy

13 aprilie 2018 | Articol de: Author: Elena Badea, Managing Partner, Valoria Business Solutions
6 steps for a powerful content marketing strategy

Interest in content marketing is not new. In 1732, Benjamin Franklin, one of the parents of the US Declaration of Independence, began to publish an almanac through which he promoted his business, a printing house. What Ben F. then understood and understand today’s marketers is the fact that content generates confidence, and trust is the […]

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Advanced Pricing Agreements (APAs)

9 aprilie 2018 | Articol de: Nilanjan Nag, Transfer Pricing Manager, PKF Finconta
Advanced Pricing Adjustments legislations

The Ministry of Public Finances and National Agency for Tax Administration (ANAF) as per Government Decision no. 529/2007 introduced Advanced Pricing Adjustments legislations in June 2007. This legislation allows large taxpayers with a consolidated value of transactions of more than EUR 4 million the option to enter into APA (for a maximum term of five […]

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The corporate governance crisis

17 februarie 2018 | Articol de: Florentina Șușnea, Managing Partner, PKF Finconta
corporate governance crisis

The 2008 crisis has drawn everyone’s attention to the need to regulate and implement a rigorous set of rules and principles that govern or supervise companies. Business governance rules existed in the early 2000s, but the lax regulations and the inconsistency of internal audit on the top management’s activity led to non-compliantbehaviors. Theforms thereofcovered a […]

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Companies say 2018 will be bad for business

12 februarie 2018 |

The percentage of companies expecting to decrease profits is twice higher than at the beginning of last year and those who say they do not increase investments is 18% in 2018 compared to only 10% at the beginning of 2017. These are the results of the study „Business outlook in 2018”, released today by Valoria […]

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Men seem to be more strongly oriented towards personal branding than women

9 februarie 2018 | Articol de: Elena Badea, Managing Partner, Valoria Business Solutions
Men seem to be more strongly oriented towards personal branding than women

The personal brand contains the set of features that highlight each person and their communication. But the options that specifically define everyone’s personal brand are the result of dictated age, education, and gender choices. This is the conclusion of a study on the personal brand in Romania, conducted by the consultancy company Valoria.  Here are […]

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World economic challenges in 2018

2 februarie 2018 | Articol de: Constantin Magdalina, Emergent Trends & Technologies Expert

The annual World Economic Forum from Davos, Switzerland, has just ended – a good opportunity to analyze the main challenges faced by the world – from cybersecurity, global trade and cryptocurrency to cooperation, equal opportunities, humanitarian crisis and change climate. In Romania, the echoes of these topics discussed by the political and business world leaders […]

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The HR function in the digital age

19 ianuarie 2018 | Articol de: Elena Badea, Managing Partner, Valoria Business Solutions
The HR function in the digital age

In many cases, companies fail to overcome the gap between knowing and doing what is needed to bring technology together with the latest processes and skills to bring HR into the 21st century. Even if some companies announce that they are changing their technology, the role and processes of HR remain unevolved, while other companies […]

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Trends in digital transformation for 2018

18 ianuarie 2018 | Articol de: Constantin Măgdălina, Emergent Trends & Technologies Expert
Trends in digital transformation for 2018

There are notions which, through the frequency of their use, lead to satiety. You do not want to hear them again. It can be said, with some arguments, that digital transformation is in such a situation. And yet the subject is imposed on companies by the impact it generates. You integrate digitization in your company, […]

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5 steps to make your company more focused on the customer

8 ianuarie 2018 | Articol de: Elena Badea, Managing Partner, Valoria Business Solutions
5 steps to make your company more focused on the customer

Although focusing on the customer is not a new concept, it has become more and more relevant. Customer focus is a strategy that aligns the development and delivery of the company’s products around consumer needs. In the context of digital business transformation, and digital marketing, understanding and shaping the customer experience brings many benefits that […]

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