Author: Andreea-Mihaela Stoica
Introduction. Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, everyone must respect the rules of social distancing. During this time, most of the people have felt trapped in a continuous loop in which the concept of time and space was just a distant dream. Even if the economic situation during this pandemic is not so dramatic many people have been unmotivated to work, most of them, currently working remotely. Switching to online is more difficult to keep up with everyday work activities. However, many jobs can be successfully done remotely. Unfortunately, while working from home, the employees can be easily distracted, which lowers their productivity.
Aim of the study. Reaching a minimum level of motivation and productivity, we decided to include in this research paper a case study on the motivation of the artistic staff within an event organizing companyduring the pandemic. By reviewing the results of the case study we want to analyze the specific factors of the human resources management that have an impact on the evetns organinzing comapnies including the evolution of the motivation and introduce some ways that can grow the motivation and make employees feel comfortable while working from home.
Keywords: Motivation, Pandemic, COVID – 19, Crisis, Productivity, Human Resource Management.
JELClassification: I260, M12
Introduction. The Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has triggered an unprecedented social and economic crisis by terrifying the very core of human existence. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected entire business segments especially educational services for children because the main way of working – direct interaction – was completely disturbed. Numerous questions arise such as: What is the first thing you can do as an organization in times of deadlock?, What options are left in the race of survival?, What are you heading for, as an organisation, in time of total uncertainty?In this respect, Fun Science Romania may provide answers as it is the Romania’s leading science enrichment provider, delivering unique science experiences for children. This study is based on findings from fifteen years of practice in science events area.
Aim of the study. The spaper describes consequences of COVID 19 on Fun Science Romania, an organization providing educational services. It also reveals the best strategic options according to SWOT analysis. The aims of the paper are to present the challenges and opportunities in educational management during COVID-19 pandemic.
Keywords: educational management, COVID 19, Fun Science, challenges, opportunities
JEL Classification: A10, I20, M10
Introduction. In the speciality literature, a number of studies have been written and are still written today, which show the necessity of redefining the notion of manager regarding the elements that define the leader within the organization. Over time, a series of analyzes have been put in place to determine whether a person has a leadership role following a development process or whether leadership skills are skills with which a person is born with. The concept of an efficient manager should not be confused with the concept of leader because in the case of the first concept, the attribute used to achieve the results remains the authority with which the manager is established, an attribute that the leader does not have. Leaders builds morale and improves satisfaction, by building and developing in employee’s confidence and by creating a warm and positive environment. We can observe without a doubt that successful organizations need leaders at all levels.
Aim of the study. The paper describes the concept of leadership and its influence on franchise organisations perfomance.Fun Science Romania, an international entertainment and education franchise initiated in Romania since 2005, understood the significant role of leadership especially during the financial crises of 2008. Finding the best leaders according the specific of the activity and the specific of the organization is a real challenge.
Keywords: leadership, manager, organization, leader,communicate, franchise, financial crises.
Introduction. Can leadership skills raise a major science event for the community? What are the qualities needed to develop such an event that aims to become a tradition in a unfriendly society as the romanian society? Financial skills, credibility and communication are just a few of the leadership issues identified as important in successfully implementing a major scientific event.
Aim of the study. The paper describe leadership qualities identified as important by stakeholders of a major science event. This study is based on findings from seven years of practice in science events area. SCIKIDS Science Festival, is the largest youth science festival in Romania, celebrating 7 editions. The inaugural event was held on October 2013. In 2019 SCIKIDS Science Festival celebrated seven edition accumulating over 50.000 visitors.
Keywords: leadership, organization, leader,communicate, science event.