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Customer Satisfaction, Product Quality and Performance of Companies

retail sales performance: an empirical investigation. Journal of Retailing 80(4): 265-278. GU, Z., GAO, J. (2006). Financial Competitiveness of Macau in Comparison with Other Gaming Destinations. UNLV Gaming Research and Review Journal. Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 1-12. GUPTA, S. (1997). The Dynamics of Competitiveness - Interactive Process between Markets and Assets. Economic and Political Weekly. M92-M98. HABIB, A. (2006). Disaggregated earnings and prediction of future profitability: evidence from industrial groups in Japan. Review of Accounting and Finance. Vol. 5

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Comparison of Nominal and Real Rigidities: Fiscal Policy Perspective

, Journal of Economic Perspectives, vol. 20, no. 2 Dickens W.T., L. Goette, E.L. Groshen, S. Holden, J. Messina, M.E. Schweitzer, J. Turunen, M.E. Ward (2006), How Wages Change: Micro Evidence from the International Wage Flexibility Project, European Central Bank Working Paper, no. 697 Dixit A., J.E. Stiglitz (1977), Monopolistic Competition and Optimum Product Diversity, American Economic Review, vol. 67 Galí J., J.D. López-Salido, J. Vallés (2007), Understanding the Effects of Government Spending on

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Investment Activity of Local Administrative Units and the Level of Entrepreneurship Development in the Rzeszów Functional Area

the differences in the level of entrepreneurship in 2012 and 2016, the analysis of quantitative changes in business entities, the dynamics of their number and the synthetic indicators were used. The basis for the calculation of synthetic indicators were the methods of taxonomic analysis, that is, a simple aggregate measure, the Hellwig taxonomic development pattern method ( Pluta, 1986 ) and the positional method using the Weber median ( Młodak, 2006 ). When selecting the variables, both substantive and formal criteria were taken into account. As a result of the

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Relationship between Quality and Performance: Tourism Companies in the Czech Republic

. International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management. Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 432-448. CHONG, V. K., RUNDUS, M. J. (2004). Total quality management, market competition and organizational performance. The British Accounting Review , Vol. 36, No. 2, pp. 155-172. DOI: 10.1016/j.bar.2003.10.006. JOHANNISSON, B (1993). Designing supportive contexts for emerging enterprises , Small Business Dynamics: International, National and Regional Perspectives London: Routledge. JOHNSON, M. D., GUSTAFSSON, A

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Spatial Dimension of Czech Enterprise Support Policy: Where are Public Expenditures Allocated?

Science, 52(1), 134-152. Doi: 10.1111/J.1467-9787.2011.00756.X. Bentley, G., Pugalis, L. (2014). Shifting Paradigms: People-Centred Models, Active Regional Development, Space-Blind Policies And Place-Based Approaches. Local Economy, 29(4-5), 283-294. Doi: 10.1177/0269094214541355. Bishop, P. (2012). Knowledge, Diversity And Entrepreneurship: A Spatial Analysis Of New Firm Formation In Great Britain. Entrepreneurship & Regional Development. 24(7- 8), 641-660. Doi: 10.1080/08985626.2011.617786. Blažek, J., Macešková, M

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Leasing Puzzle in Polish Small Firms Listed on the Alternative Market

market and loan market in Poland are under ongoing development. The institutions are racing in terms of services offered to smaller companies. It is worth examining how large was the value of provided services and leased assets over the years and which institutions have developed the most. Fig. 1 presents the dynamics in financing of Polish companies with leasing and loans, according to data accessed from the website of Polish Leasing Association. Between 2010 and 2011 the uptake of investment loans grew substantially – up to 27.5 % – which makes up for more than two

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Business models innovation based on crowds: a comparative study

, the Business Model Canvas. We choose three cases of crowdsourcing business models of three various companies to ensure a degree of diversity. They are presenting diversified examples of the same business model category. A discussion of the results and conclusions are drawn in the end. 2 From business model to open business model innovation Starting from the mid-1990s, business model (BM) has become an important concept and field of research. In the literature, one can find reviews of literature on evolution of the use of the term. Zott et al. [2011] review

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Local Contributions of Forests to Economic Growth of Peru: A Case of Pinus radiata Plantations

Contributions of Forests. In United Nations Forum on Forests Tenth Session 8-19 April 2013 (p. 132). Istanbul, Turkey. Andersen, L. E., Granger, C. W., Reis, E. J., Weinhold, D., & Wunder, S. (2002). The dynamics of deforestation and economic growth in the Brazilian Amazon. New York, NY, USA: Cambridge University Press. Angelsen, A. (2007). Forest cover change in space and time: combining the von Thünen and forest transition theories (Vol. 4117). World Bank Publications. Angelsen, A., & Kaimowitz, D. (1999). Rethinking the causes of deforestation: lessons

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An Empirical Analysis of Economic and Socio-Demographic Determinants of Entrepreneurship Across German Regions

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Understanding the Informal Economy in Practice – Evidence from Bosnia and Herzegovina

R eferences Breusch, T. (2005). Estimating the Underground Economy Using MIMIC Models. Working paper, Canberra, Australia. Retrieved from: http://econwpa.wustl.edu/eps/em/papers/0507/0507003.pdf . Castells, M., Portes, A. (1989). World Underneath: The Origins, Dynamics and Effects of the Informal Economy. In: A. Portes, M. Castells, L.A. Benton (Eds.), The Informal Economy: Studies in Advanced and Less Developed Countries . Baltimore: John Hopkins University. Chen, M. (2006). Rethinking the Informal Economy: Linkages with the Formal Economy

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