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The future of human resources in the view of the CEOs

19 noiembrie 2018 | Articol de: Elena Badea, Managing Director, Valoria Business Solutions
The future of human resources in the view of the CEOs

The dynamics of the business environment, education and demographic changes brings to light the pressing problem of the labor force. If companies allowed themselves to select candidates a few years ago, they are now struggling to find them. Strenuous recruitment processes have been significantly simplified to facilitate recruitment. Companies have implemented development programs, flexible work […]

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Effective business processes, a guarantee of performance

16 noiembrie 2018 | Articol de: Alina Făniță, CEO, PKF Finconta
Effective business processes, a guarantee of performance

Transformation from the ground or step-by-step change? When time has no more patience with the general directors, they need to choose the first option. But when management is careful about changes in the operating environment, changing step by step is the best solution. Changes happen permanently in the eyes of decision makers. There are technologies […]

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„Would you, please, fix them?” (2)

12 noiembrie 2018 | Articol de: George Agafiței, Strategy Designer & Innovation Catalyst, Certified Associate Emergenetics®
Would you please fix them 2

Coaching – one of the most unpredictable trades in the world. Coaching – one of the “riskiest” jobs in the world for both the coach and the coachee. Coaching – one of the most fulfilling activities in the world. I was speaking in the first part of this article about the need for clarity in […]

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Moments and sketches of economic evolution

9 noiembrie 2018 | Articol de: Constantin Măgdălina, Emerging Trends & Technologies Expert
Moments and sketches of economic evolution

Romania’s economy grew in 2017. Government incresed the wages and pensions. The public investments declined. The European Commission reviewed negatively country’s growth forecasts for 2018. But the Government has communicated to the population about an unprecedented growth. Imports have increased as have the consumption of the population. The National Bank has limited the indebtedness level […]

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Corporate governance is compatible with entrepreneurship

6 noiembrie 2018 | Articol de: Florentina Șușnea, Founder & Managing Partner, PKF Finconta
Corporate governance is compatible with entrepreneurship

Originally designed for big companies, corporate governance seems to be just about them. It only applies to listed companies for protecting the rights of shareholders and stakeholders. That corporate governance is provided with a framework for monitoring management activity and that the goal is to encourage better results. But this concept also applies to small […]

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„Would you, please, fix them?”

30 octombrie 2018 | Articol de: George Agafiței, Strategy Designer & Innovation Catalyst, Certified Associate Emergenetics®
Would you please fix them

Coaching – one of the most unpredictable trades in the world. Coaching – one of the “riskiest” jobs in the world for both the coach and the coachee. Coaching – one of the most fulfilling activities in the world. Coaching is about having respect for the other. Nearly 10 years ago, Aoki-san, a coach from […]

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The intelligent city is not a fad, it’s a necessity

29 octombrie 2018 | Articol de: Constantin Măgdălina, Emerging Trends & Technologies Expert
The intelligent city is not a fad it s a necessity

In June 2018, the ranking of the most „smart” cities in the world was published. In other words, the most advanced cities in terms of human capital, social cohesion, the economy, the environment, governance, urban planning, international outreach, technology, mobility, and transport. Romania is missing from this ranking Conducted by the prestigious IESE Business School, […]

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The main 5 trends of 2019 in digital marketing

22 octombrie 2018 | Articol de: Gabriela Streza, Business Development Director, Valoria
The main 5 trends of 2019 in digital marketing

Each year brings new directions of evolution for digital marketing. Some of these are confirmed by medium- or long-term trends, others run very quickly and are lost in the long run. What is clear is that much of digital marketing has reached an advanced level of professionalism. You can no longer activate in this area […]

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Valoria survey: Managers adjust the prospect of business growth for 2018

9 octombrie 2018 |
Valoria survey Managers adjust the prospect of business growth for 2018

According to the survey on „The business outlook in Romania for 2018” released by Valoria, 75% of companies in the second half of the year, compared with 84% at the beginning of the year, say they will have a higher turnover this year. Moreover, 40% of companies, compared to 24% previously, say they will keep […]

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Romania regresses to economic competitiveness

2 octombrie 2018 | Articol de: Constantin Măgdălina, Emerging Trends & Technologies Expert
Romania regresses to economic competitiveness

Last year, 62th, this year in the 68th place, Romania loses its economic competitiveness worldwide. This is what reveals, for our country, the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index. Because it is very common to compare oneself with countries in the region, it is worth mentioning that Bulgaria is ranked 49th, rising from the 50th […]

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79% of companies say keeping employees involved is the biggest HR challenge in 2018

1 octombrie 2018 |
79% of companies say keeping employees involved is the biggest HR challenge in 2018

According to the survey „Trends and Challenges in HR 2018” conducted by Valoria in collaboration with BusinessMark, 79% of companies say that the most important strategic challenge in HR is to maintain a high level of employee engagement. On the second place is the retention of the high-potential and the highly-performing employees (61%), and on […]

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Customer centricity the apple of discord between executives

17 septembrie 2018 | Articol de: Constantin Măgdălina, Emerging Trends & Technologies Expert
Customer centricity the apple of discord between executives

What the client wants, the executives must implement – so it seems to be the commercial relationship nowadays. Empowered with decision-making within the company, executives are guided by customer feedback. The disintermediation that the internet and technology have generated has given customers the power to choose, and the information asymmetry that once was for the […]

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The essential ingredient for building high performing teams

16 septembrie 2018 | Articol de: George Agafiței, Strategy Designer & Innovation Catalyst, Certified Associate Emergenetics®
The essential ingredient for building high performing teams

Each organization needs teams able to deliver results in a predictable, repeatable, scalable way. The generation of such results will bring a sense of fulfillment to team members. If the first three requirements (predictability, repeatability, and scalability) can be put into practice through managers, the third requirement passes into the leaders’ territory. Even if both […]

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5 important rules to become a good manager

14 septembrie 2018 | Articol de: Gabriela Streza, Business Development Director, Valoria
5 important rules to become a good manager

You are now a manager. For the first time, you have several employees reporting to you. You are thrilled to take your career to the next level. But any new responsibility comes with a set of rules that you do not know. In fact, there are several things about a manager’s job that you probably […]

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Millennials transform the B2B purchases, from agriculture to IT

10 septembrie 2018 | Articol de: Elena Badea, Managing Director, Valoria Business Solutions
Millennials transform the B2B purchases, from agriculture to IT

Currently, 50% of the globe population is under 30 years of age. It is the youngest population segment in the history of humanity. According to the World Economic Forum Global Shapers Survey made on more than 30,000 young people aged under 30, from 186 countries, Millennials consider the entrepreneurial ecosystem as the most important factor […]

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The challenge of strategic communication in Romanian companies

6 septembrie 2018 | Articol de: Elena Badea, Managing Partner, Valoria Business Solutions
The challenge of strategic communication in Romanian companies - 1

A new study by the training and consultancy company Valoria analyzes the responses of top executives from companies in various industries in Romania about how their firms are addressing the topic of strategic communication. The study measures various quantitative and qualitative aspects that indicate how Romanian companies are dealing with the communication function. The report […]

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5 conditions for strengthening entrepreneurship

27 august 2018 | Articol de: Alina Făniță, CEO, PKF Finconta
5 conditions for strengthening entrepreneurship

Large companies are associated with bureaucracy. The busy organizational structure, excess procedures, endless emails and approvals stifle innovation. To respond to global competition, the business environment is changing. Innovation and entrepreneurship are spreading throughout the world. The emerging companies are small and offer more and more daring solutions. Entrepreneurs, often coming from corporations, know about […]

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Transfer Pricing as a strategic business tool

11 august 2018 | Articol de: Nilanjan Nag, Transfer Pricing Manager, PKF Finconta
Transfer Pricing as a strategic business tool

Transfer pricing in the modern times should be perceived as a business opportunity rather than simply a tax challenge. By incorporating transfer pricing into financial and corporate planning it helps to mitigate the risks for companies competing in a global economy. Although tax and financial managers and directors realize the importance of transfer pricing, it […]

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The transformational leadership begins with the transformation of the leader

3 august 2018 | Articol de: Constantin Măgdălina, Emerging Trends & Technologies Expert
The transformational leadership begins with the transformation of the leader

The vision of a business leader is the expression of what the company is not and the leader wants it to become. The key is the sustained effort to change the way the company performs. Thus, we say that a leader is even more visionary as the discrepancy between the current reality and the vision […]

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