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Polona Pašić, Borut Bratina and Mejra Festić

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This paper focuses on the analysis of the characteristics of corporate governance in banks in Poland and Slovenia between 2005 and 2013. It studies the impact of corporate governance in these banks on their performance. The results of our research show that Slovenia achieved lower average scores for the variables and indicators related to the transparency of corporate governance than Poland. The density of banks with the highest corporate governance index scores was higher in Poland than in Slovenia. When examining the impact of corporate governance on bank performance as measured with net interest income, the regression analysis showed that its impact is positive in both countries and that it is statistically significant in Slovenia.

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Marjeta Zorin Bukovšek, Borut Bratina and Polona Tominc

chapter 11: an overview of the law and economics of financially distressed firms. Coase-Sandor Working Paper Series in Law and Economics (Working Paper No. 43). Retrieved from http://www.law.uchicago.edu/files/files/43.Baird_.Chapter11.pdf . Berk, A., Peterlin, J., & Ribarič, P. (2005). Obvladovanje tveganja: skrivnosti celovitega pristopa . Ljubljana: GV Založba. Branch, B., & Xu, M. (2008). The power of Z-score to predict the post-bankruptcy performance. Retrieved from http

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Robert Horvat

/managers: Associations with scores on self-monitoring, Type A behavior, locus of control, and subjective well-being. Psychological reports , 80 (1), 255-272. https://doi.org/10.2466/pr0.1997.80.1.255 Mudrack, P. E. (1990). Machiavellianism and locus of control: A meta-analytic review. The Journal of Social Psychology , 130 (1), 125-126. https://doi.org/10.1080/00224545.1990.9922944 Murphy, P. R. (2012). Attitude, Machiavellianism and the rationalization of misreporting. Accounting, Organizations and Society , 37 (4), 242-259. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aos.2012

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Jaana Sepp, Marina Järvis and Karin Reinhold

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The humankind is ageing rapidly, and as a result, there is an increasing need for old people’s homes. The nursing homes face different problems in financing and recruiting the labour force and management. Lack of resources causes the situation, when managers have to find possibilities to accomplish services and to provide quality care with the limited funds. This situation has an additional impact on the nursing professionals, who have to deal with many psychosocial risk factors in their work. The aim of the paper is to explore the work-related psychosocial risk factors and their relationships with mental health problems (MHPs) amongst care workers. A cross-sectional survey was undertaken amongst the care workers in nine Estonian nursing homes. Psychosocial work factors and MHPs (stress, somatic symptoms, depressive symptoms, burnout, cognitive symptoms, and sleep disorders) were analysed using the second version of the Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire (COPSOQ II). Descriptive statistics and Pearson’s r correlation were used to analyse the data. The analysis was based on 340 care worker surveys. The highest mean scores for the studied work-related psychosocial factors were recorded for the quantitative demands, influence, rewards, role conflicts, trust, insecurity and work-family balance. Low mean scores were recorded for the meaning of work, role clarity, social relationships at work. The lowest score was followed by burnout and the highest - by cognitive symptoms.

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Jekaterina Nazarova

. (2012) Bancrupcy Forecasting Altmans’ Model. Retrieved from http://www.beintrend.ru/z-score-altman Naiman, E. (2009) Traider Encyclopedia. 455. Center of Economic Analysis and Expertise (CEAE). (2012) Technical Analysis - Historu of Development. Retrieved from http://www.assessor.ru/forum/index.php?t=525 Economic Faculty (EF). (2012) Finance Analysis. Retrieved from http://books.efaculty.kiev.ua/finpd/1/r10/ NASDAQ.OMX Baltics (2012) Stock exchange. Retrieved from http

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Jekaterina Kuzmina

). Factors impacting Press Ganey patient satisfaction scores in orthopaedic surgery spine clinic. The Spine Journal, 16(11), 1285-1289. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2016.04.007 Giordano, L. A., Elliott, M. N., Goldstein, E., Lehrman, W. G., & Spencer, P. A. (2009). Development, implementation, and public reporting of the HCAHPS survey. Medical Care Research and Review, 67, 27-34. https://doi.org/10.1177/1077558709341065 Hush, J. M., Cameron, K., & Mackey, M. (2011). Patient satisfaction with musculoskeletal physical therapy care: a