Over the past few years, the Gulf of Guinea
has been increasing its world share of
oil production. At the same time, armed
robbery and piracy attacks have become a
permanent threat to the maritime agents in
the region. Oil theft, crew kidnapping for
ransom and robbery of crew and ship valuables
To better understand the phenomena, a
political, economic, social and environmental
analysis of the region was perf
or med, and a geographic information system
was developed to provide a deeper
analysis and understanding of the correlation
between geographical and scope factors
of this criminal activity, considering
the period from January 2012 to May
2015. The system integrates the land and
maritime boundaries, population, religion,
Contemporary cities or regions have complex challenges that require ongoing monitoring enabling intelligent answers in an
appropriate period of time.
There are many studies that indicate that this monitoring should take into account not only the tangible assets, but also the
assets of intellectual capital. Several authors consider that these are the assets that are crucial either in sustainable innovation
processes either in the process of developing the necessary reputation for building strong brands, able to attract talented people and
Based on the literature review and preliminary studies that compare the metrics for evaluating the intellectual capital of
companies with the intellectual capital of...
In the last decade the world economy has undergone numerous transformations that have changed
the way we evaluate the assets of organizations, cities and countries. In this context, Intellectual Capital (IC) and
Knowledge Management (KM), based on the management of intangible assets, became a factor of
differentiation and competitiveness. The way countries are dealing with IC and knowledge management is a
decisive factor in their international reputation, which in turn acts as country branding.
Country branding is the image of a nation-state and from the link between this image and the success of its
economy, corresponding to its competitiveness, its richness, the efficiency of the state...
This article outlines an original conceptual framework for the strategic management of
intellectual capital assets in software development companies, interconnected with force
approach. The framework allows assessing the opinions of the managers from
companies about the impact of both driving and restraining forces on the pillars
Considering the capacity to adapt to change as one of the most relevant for the companies
knowledge intensive industries, this research uses a sample of 74 software development
companies located in Romania to offer valuable insights on foresight capabilities to
change beneﬁts by managing the driving forces, respectively the restraining forces,
the level of...