Science Journal of Business and Management

Special Issue

The Role of Knowledge and Management’s Tasks in the Companies

  • Submission Deadline: Nov. 30, 2014
  • Status: Submission Closed
  • Lead Guest Editor: Andrea Bencsik
About This Special Issue
This Issue gives an inspection in the most important areas of companies’ life. There is the emphatic role of knowledge in the middle of the topics of these papers, while they discuss about the most important roles of the managerial and leaderships’ tasks. The knowledge plays a key role in the entrepreneurial activities. The Journal aims at publishing international expertspapers´ focused on entrepreneurship (or knowledge?), its development and associated aspects. The articles examine the conditions of a successful operation of companies and entrepreneurships from the viewpoint of production, supply, marketing, human resource, communication, change - and project management, human - and leaders’ behaviour. In the papers the readers can find examinations about the operational conditions of entrepreneurships in national and international circumstances. In this issue will be published theoretical and practical researches. The journal offers a possibility to publish and release the latest news from the sciences and analyses on a variety of aspects in entrepreneurship.
Lead Guest Editor
  • Andrea Bencsik

    Faculty of Economics Zalaegerszeg, Budapest Business School, Zalaegerszeg, Hungary

Guest Editors
  • Šárka Zapletalová

    Department of Business Economics and Management, School of Business Administration, Silesian University, Karviná, Czech Republic

  • Iwona Gorzeń-Mitka

    Faculty of Management, Czestochowa University of Technology, Czestochowa, Poland

  • Eduardo Mauch Palmeira

    Department of Rectory Research, Federal University of Pampa, Bagé, Brazil

  • Ildikó Marosi

    Organising and Management Institute, Keleti Faculty of Business and Management of Óbuda University, Budapest, Hungary

  • Kornelia Lazanyi

    Institute for Oganisation and Management, Óbuda University, Budapest, Hungary

  • Renáta Machová

    Management Department, Faculty of Economics, J. Selye University, Komarno, Slovakia

  • Éva Fenyvesi

    Department of Economics, Faculty of Commerce, Catering and Turism, Budapest Business School, Budapest, Hungary

Published Articles
  • How Matching Algorithms Can Bring Forth More Effective Decisions in Situations with Information Deficiency

    Péter Szikora

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1-1, February 2015
    Pages: 73-79
    Received: Dec. 01, 2014
    Accepted: Dec. 15, 2014
    Published: Jan. 27, 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjbm.s.2015030101.22
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    Abstract: University life is a chain of decisions. One of the most important parts of the decision as a process is the gathering and analysis of information, since the more information is available in case of a decision; the better one can define the options for the action, as well as their assessment. In most of the cases we simply don’t have all/enough inf... Show More
  • Data, Information, Knowledge in FUTÁR: Case Study of a Public Transportation Information System

    László Tóth , Péter Szikora

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1-1, February 2015
    Pages: 66-72
    Received: Nov. 30, 2014
    Accepted: Dec. 15, 2014
    Published: Jan. 19, 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjbm.s.2015030101.21
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    Abstract: Data is not information, and even information is far from knowledge. On the one hand organizations tend to gather large amounts of data just for the sake of collecting it, without a clear plan, or even concept on of how to use them in the future generating information overload. On the other hand in most of the situations, besides having overload fr... Show More
  • Do We Develop for the Sake of Development? Or What Kind of Training Methods do Leaders Prefer Today

    Éva Fenyvesi , Judit Kárpátiné Daróczi , Judit Vágány

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1-1, February 2015
    Pages: 59-65
    Received: Nov. 27, 2014
    Accepted: Dec. 30, 2014
    Published: Jan. 10, 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjbm.s.2015030101.20
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    Abstract: The key to the success of any business is knowledge. This statement is more emphatic today than at any other times. In the knowledge economy of the developed world, the role of the human factor is more valuable because the members of organizations can capitalize on the advantages of synergistic effect through knowledge sharing. Synergistic effect i... Show More
  • The Co-Operation between a Private and a Public Company from the Perspective of Desirable Risk Allocation

    Katalin Fülöp , Tibor Tatay

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1-1, February 2015
    Pages: 53-58
    Received: Nov. 19, 2014
    Accepted: Dec. 19, 2014
    Published: Dec. 31, 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjbm.s.2015030101.19
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    Abstract: Implicit and explicit risks implied in contracts are allocated optimally if the risk-taker is always the party who can manage risk at the lowest cost. This principle shall apply even if one of the parties work in the public sector, and the other in the private sector. As risk-attitude of contacting partners is of vital importance in risk-sharing, t... Show More
  • What is the Role of Higher Educational Institutions in Managing their Students’ Competencies?

    Kornélia Lazányi

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1-1, February 2015
    Pages: 46-52
    Received: Dec. 01, 2014
    Accepted: Dec. 21, 2014
    Published: Dec. 30, 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjbm.s.2015030101.18
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    Abstract: Although the mission of higher educational institutes is - besides producing new knowledge via original and applied researches - to educate (young) people and equip them with knowledge, information and skills in order to increase their employment opportunities, the number and relative ratio of those unemployed despite having higher than secondary e... Show More
  • Age of Cyber Crime and Culture of Security

    András Keszthelyi

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1-1, February 2015
    Pages: 39-45
    Received: Nov. 30, 2014
    Accepted: Dec. 08, 2014
    Published: Dec. 30, 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjbm.s.2015030101.17
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    Abstract: Entering into the “Information Age” brought us some new challenges. One of them is cyber crime and cyber warfare shooting upwards: instead of formal law which became a dead letter, nowadays club law dominates on the Network. How can enterprises and people manage their own security? I have been collecting several news of security incidents for fifte... Show More
  • Far-East Secret: Knowledge Elements of Vietnamese Family Businesses Operating in Hungary

    Ildikó Marosi , Thinh Duong Van

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1-1, February 2015
    Pages: 32-38
    Received: Nov. 30, 2014
    Accepted: Dec. 09, 2014
    Published: Dec. 27, 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjbm.s.2015030101.16
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    Abstract: The focus of our analyse is on the Vietnamese family businesses which are operating in Hungary. What type of assets did they have during the 2008 economic crisis? Which are the special characteristics, values, knowledge and experiences that helped them to develop in a foreign environment? These families and family businesses had to learn language, ... Show More
  • The Role of Ethics Communication and Ethics Training in Hungarian Large Companies

    Krisztina Szegedi , Roland Szilágyi

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1-1, February 2015
    Pages: 25-31
    Received: Nov. 29, 2014
    Accepted: Dec. 11, 2014
    Published: Dec. 27, 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjbm.s.2015030101.15
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    Abstract: Operating with integrity is a key part of long term success for business. Companies can only successfully face the challenges of competitive market environments by accepting the imperatives of moral responsibility, both as individuals and as a Company. They can preserve their reputation only by irreproachable business conduct and full compliance wi... Show More
  • Creating New Types of Business and Economic Indicators Using Big Data Technologies

    Péter Szármes

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1-1, February 2015
    Pages: 18-24
    Received: Nov. 07, 2014
    Accepted: Nov. 29, 2014
    Published: Dec. 27, 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjbm.s.2015030101.14
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    Abstract: Today, every business is a data business. Data is available from internal and external sources about transactions, processes, customers, competitors, trends, technological changes, etc. The challenge is to create actionable information and useful knowledge for the company. If companies are not leveraging their data assets, then competitors will out... Show More
  • The Role of Knowledge in the Internationalization Process: A Research Study from the Czech Republic

    Šárka Zapletalová , Andrea Bencsik

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1-1, February 2015
    Pages: 13-17
    Received: Nov. 05, 2014
    Accepted: Nov. 07, 2014
    Published: Nov. 11, 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjbm.s.2015030101.13
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    Abstract: The knowledge plays in the process of the internationalization of entrepreneurial activities key role. The lack of such knowledge is an important obstacle to the development of international operations and that the necessary knowledge can be acquired mainly through operations abroad. The objective of this paper is to present an overview of the role... Show More
  • The Most Important Features of Organizational Behaviour during a Knowledge Management System Building

    Andrea Bencsik , Sarka Zapletalova

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1-1, February 2015
    Pages: 8-12
    Received: Oct. 30, 2014
    Accepted: Nov. 02, 2014
    Published: Nov. 06, 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjbm.s.2015030101.12
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    Abstract: Creating a knowledge management system (KMS) is a popular goal in corporate strategies. Medium, large and multinational companies know and use the expression ‘knowledge management’ (KM) almost without exception, but what they mean by it is varied. In this study, our intention was to shed light on how large and multinational companies use a KMS in t... Show More
  • The Practice of Successful Mentoring in the Dimension of Hungarian Organizations

    Andrea Bencsik , Timea Juhasz

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1-1, February 2015
    Pages: 1-7
    Received: Oct. 06, 2014
    Accepted: Oct. 10, 2014
    Published: Oct. 20, 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjbm.s.2015030101.11
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    Abstract: Positive mentoring practice being an example to be followed is one form of knowledge-management, therefore it matters a lot what mentoring protocol is being fulfilled within the organizations. The features of a successful mentoring process have been examined this year within the framework of a qualitative research in light of the practice of Hungar... Show More