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How can people be convinced to buy electric cars? – case of Slovenia


Electric cars represent a promising energy-and carbon-efficient alternative to internal combustion engine cars. However, as mobility behaviour is highly habitual, convincing people to switch from conventional cars to electric is challenging. In the following research, which was carried out in the past years in Slovenia, an attempt was made to determine what influences people’s buying habits and what would motivate them to buy an electric car. It appeared that the most relevant factor for not purchasing electric cars is, firstly, its overall too high price, and, secondly, short driving ranges. Different studies, as well as the results of the following research have revealed that there is no single measure which would dramatically increase the demand for electric cars. The solution is to combine different measures or strategies like Top – Down and Bottom – Up, where both the government and car industry should come across.

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An effective selection process is the key to quality job positions occupation conditional for long-term competitiveness

from organizational settings International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 22(2), 211-218, DOI: 10.1111/ijsa.12070 Volna, J., Papula, J., 2013. Analysis of the behavior of Slovak enterprises in the context of low innovation performance, 9th International Strategic Management Conference Riga, Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences 99, 600-608, DOI: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.10.530 Widhiarso, W., Steyer, R., Ravand, H., 2019. Exploring a proactive measure of making items of a personality questionnaire resistant to faking: An employee selection setting

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Imitation and innovation in business environment

, G., Van Alstyne M.W., 2000. Information complements, substitutes, and strategic product design. Substitutes, and Strategic Product Design. Peppard, J., Marston, L., 2011. Avoiding the Traps of Information Technology Innovation , Research Paper, IT Directors Forum. Porter, M.E., 1989. How Competitive Forces Shape Strategy. In Readings In Strategic Management , Palgrave, London. Posen, H.E., Lee, J., Yi, S., 2013. The Power Of Imperfect Imitation . Strategic Management Journal, 34(2). Rivkin, J.W., 2000. Imitation of complex strategies

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