Author: Daniel Costea

Introduction. The twenty-first-century business world requires a new leadership paradigm based on elements such as vision, extra effort, commitment and pro-action. Consequently, the leaders should be not only visionary and positive, but also charismatic and transformational. The theorization of charismatic leadership has become a challenging subject in the literature in the last decades.

Aim of the study. The goals of the paper are to define the concept of charismatic leadership and to exemplify it in the case of Jack Ma, a famous Chinese entrepreneur. The methodology was based on a quantitative research method and a case study. The paper underlines the existence of a strong relationship between the charismatic leader and his followers. Also, it identifies some of the key characteristics of a charismatic leader by analysing the case of Jack Ma.
Keywords: charismatic leadership, leader, Jack Ma, Alibaba
JEL Classification: M1, M19

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Introduction. In the context of “Industry 4.0”, applying the principles of diversity management is a very important topic for all developed countries. Even if the adoption of regulations intended to increase the number of women in different management positions is discussed at the government level, the culture of each individual organization is a deciding factor for the chances of women’s success. Secondary sources consisting of statistical data, scientific articles and relevant sources and materials were used for them. Aspects such as traditions, customs and beliefs influence both the share of women involved in professional life, but also the different level of payment. This leads to another much-debated topic, namely equality in chances and rights. Our country, even though it is not one of the largest economies in the world, has understood the benefits of gender diversity in order to ensure a healthy and sustainable development. This is also the case of the generally man dominated IT sector.

Aim of the study. This paper focuses on the involvement of women in the professional activities of the future. The cultural differences between the developed economies of the world is one of the main causes of the percentage differences related to the involvement and the role of women in ensuring a long term sustainable development.
Keywords: Management, IT industry, woman role, Industry 4.0
JEL Classification: M12, M14, M54

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Introduction. The paper aims to analyse the links between various networks and the way they can interact, particularly where networks belong to different stakeholders, involving also State authority. The case analysis argues on the idea that each restructuring process especially where it targets state-controlled institution needs to incorporate measures to install good corporate governance and management efforts toward open communication and transparency, along with effective quantitative risk analysis and compliance management when assessing an offence which may be deemed “criminal” in its European autonomous meaning.

Aim of the study. The methodology used comprised a comparative study and historical and logical research tools but also qualitative research such as interviews with the subject company and benchmarking the result to similar cases. The results of the paper point out the relevance of the rules and principles underlying the restructuring process of a public authority, effects and interaction between institutions and the need for clearer and more transparent legal framework, particularly where sanctions can be combined in a manner with negative impact on offender’s ability to continue to operate.
Keywords: State agency, currency control regulation, confiscation, proportionality
JEL Classification: K34, K38, K42

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