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Olaf Kranz, Thomas Steger and Ronald Hartz

. (2003). Corporate Governance in Central and Eastern Europe - An introductory review. Journal for East European Management Studies, 8(3): 223-235. Dunn, C.P. (1989). ESOPs: The ´Trojan Horse´ of the antitakeover realm. Business Horizons, 32(4), 28-35, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0007-6813(89)90054-2 Edwards, V., & Lawrence, P. (2000). Management in Eastern Europe. Basingstoke: Palgrave. Ehrhart, N. (2007). Mitarbeiterkapitalbeteiligung: Ansatzpunkte für eine eventuelle staatliche Unterstützung. Paper presented in the ESO

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Bree L. Dority, Dayna Larreau and Frank Tenkorang

R eferences 1. American Horse Council (n.d.), National economic impact of the U.S. horse industry , 2. http://www.horsecouncil.org/national-economic-impact-us-horse-industry , [Accessed 10.26.2014] 3. Hansen, C., & Saghaian, S. (2015), “Progeny? Performance? What really matters in a stud fee?” Southern Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting . Atlanta, GA. 4. Keeneland Association (n.d.), About Keeneland sales , http://www.keeneland.com/sales/about-keeneland-sales , [Accessed 3.12.15] 5. Keeneland Association (n

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Tomasz Olejniczak, Masato Itohisa, Tetsuo Abo and Hiroshi Kumon

Macmillan, 155–183. Meardi, G. (2002). The Trojan Horse for the Americanization of Europe? Polish industrial relations towards the EU. European Journal of Industrial Relations, 8, 77–99. Moczydłowska, J. (2012). Talent management: theory and practice of management. the Polish experience. International Journal of Bussiness Economic Research, 3, 432–438. Morris, J., Wilkinson, B., & Munday, M. (2010). Farewell to HRM? Personnel practices in Japanese manufacturing plants in the UK, International Journal of Human Resource Management, 11 (6), 1047

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Ewa Drabik

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The game theory was created on the basis of social as well as gambling games, such as chess, poker, baccarat, hex, or one-armed bandit. The aforementioned games lay solid foundations for analogous mathematical models (e.g., hex), artificial intelligence algorithms (hex), theoretical analysis of computational complexity attributable to various numerical problems (baccarat), as well as illustration of several economic dilemmas - particularly in the case where the winner takes everything (e.g., noughts and crosses). A certain gambling games, such as a horse racing, may be successfully applied to verify a wide spectrum of market mechanism, for example, market effectiveness or customer behavior in light of incoming information regarding a specific product. One of a lot applications of the slot machine (one-armed bandit) is asymptotically efficient allocation rule, which was assigned by T.L. Lai and H. Robbins (1985). In the next years, the rule was developed by another and was named a multi-armed. The aim of the paper is to discuss these social games along with their potential mathematical models, which are governed by the rules predominantly applicable to the social and natural sciences.

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Mathieu Barry and Adjnu Damar-Ladkoo

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Mankind has always relied on transportation to move from one place to the other; be it by horse carriage or modernized vehicles. With rising environmental issues such as global warming, the transport industry had to evolve so as to provide greener means of transportation and satisfy demands for eco-friendly technologies. This study has shed light on consumer behaviours towards eco-cars, known as hybrid vehicles. This research was in the context of Mauritius and respondents who already drive a vehicle were targeted so as to prevent lack of information about key questions such as habits on fuel expenses and vehicle features. The survey method used, had 100% response rate and permitted the researcher to get fruitful insights about: the extent of introduction and penetration of hybrid vehicles, the factors influencing the purchase of eco-cars, the perceived benefits of owning a hybrid vehicle and the relationship between age and hybrid vehicles’ characteristics. One revelation of this study is that hybrid vehicles do not have the expected impacts on Mauritian consumers like they have on the international markets; though the younger generation- the leaders of tomorrow- are interested with eco-friendly automobiles.

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Fazal Haleem, Muhammad Jehangir and Muhammad Khalil-Ur-Rahman

., & Bass, B. M. (1998). You can drag a horse to water but you can't make it drink unless it is thirsty. Journal of Leadership Studies, 5(1), 4-17. Bhat, A. B., Rangnekar, S., & Barua, M. (2013). Impact of transformational leadership style on organizational learning. Elite Research Journal of Education and Review, 1(4), 24-31. Bono, J. E., & Ilies, R. (2006). Charisma, positive emotions and mood contagion. The Leadership Quarterly, 17(4), 317-334. Bono, J. E., & Judge, T. A. (2003). Self-concordance at work: Toward

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Goran Vlašić and Emanuel Tutek

to Customer Centricity”, Journal of Service Research, 9 (2), 113-24. Teece, D. J. (2010): „Business Models, Business Strategy and Innovation“, Long Range Planning, 43 (2-3): 172-194. Venkatesan, Rajkumar and V. Kumar (2004): “A Customer Lifetime Value Framework for Customer Selection and Resource Allocation Strategy,” Journal of Marketing, 68 (4): 106-125. Vlaskovits Patrick (2011): “Henry Ford, innovation, and Thet ‘Faster Horse’ Quote“, Harvard Business Review, August. Vorhies, Douglas W. and Neil A

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Josef Zelenka and Jaroslav Kacetl

, from http://www.metla.fi/julkaisut/workingpapers/2004/mwp002.htm Siikamäki, P., Törn, A., & Tolvanen, A. (2006). Environmental Impacts of Recreational Horse Riding in Protected Areas. In D. Siegrist, et al (Eds.), Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Monitoring and Management of Visitor Flows in Recreational and Protected Areas: Exploring the Nature of Management (pp. 112-114). Rapperswil, Switzerland: University of Applied Sciences. Retrieved April 15, 2013, from http://www.wsl.ch/mmv-3/ Tolvanen, A

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Shahrazad Hadad and Ramona Cantaragiu

”, Trinidad Express Newspapers , 12 October, available at: www.trinidadexpress.com/commentaries/Embracing_social_entrepreneurship-132118463.html (accessed March 4 2014). Bulloch, G. (2013), “Harnessing the herd – Could social intrapreneurs represent a “trojan horse” strategy for charities”, Business Fights Poverty , 24 March, available at: community.businessfightspoverty.org/profiles/blogs/gib-bulloch-harnessing-the-herd (accessed at 3 April 2014). Carrick, A.M. and Santos, F., (2013), “Nuru Energy”, Oikos Case Quarterly , Winter, No. 9, pp. 10

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Bernd Pölling, María-José Prados, Bianca Maria Torquati, Giulia Giacchè, Xavier Recasens, Chiara Paffarini, Oscar Alfranca and Wolf Lorleberg

context of urbanization: Examples from the peri-urban area of Greater Copenhagen. Geografisk Tidsskrift (Danish Journal of Geography), 106(2): 21–34. DUPRAS, J., PARCERISAS, L., BRENNER, J. (2016): Using ecosystem services valuation to measure the economic impacts of land-use changes on the Spanish Mediterranean coast (El Maresme, 1850–2010). Regional Environmental Change, 16(4): 1075–1088. ELGÅKER, H., WILTON, B. (2008): Horse farms as a factor for development and innovation in the urban-rural fringe with examples from Europe and Northern America. Forest