European Journal of Management and Business Economics: Volume 29 Issue 1 , Open Access


Table of contents

Investigating the determinants of firm performance: A qualitative comparative analysis of insurance companies

Stavros Kourtzidis, Nickolaos G. Tzeremes

The purpose of this paper is to use tenets of the complexity theory in order to study the effect of various determinants of firm’s performance, such as CEO’s compensation and age…


An analysis of CEE equity market integration and their volatility spillover effects

Ngo Thai Hung

The purpose of this paper is to examine the conditional correlations and spillovers of volatilities across CEE markets, namely, Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic, Romania and…


Macroeconomic determinants of credit risks: evidence from high-income countries

Laxmi Koju, Ram Koju, Shouyang Wang

The purpose of this paper is to empirically assess the significant indicators of macroeconomic environment that influence credit risk in high-income countries.


Is satisfaction a necessary and sufficient condition to avoid switching? The moderating role of service type

Isabel Sánchez García, Rafael Curras-Perez

The purpose of this paper is to study the drivers of service provider switching intention other than satisfaction and, additionally, analyse the moderating role of the type of…


The path to sustainability: Understanding organisations’ environmental initiatives and climate change in an emerging economy

Faizah Darus, Hidayatul Izati Mohd Zuki, Haslinda Yusoff

Climate change has become an increasingly important issue globally, and organisations are being urged to be more carbon friendly by taking initiatives to reduce carbon emissions…


Local Development Platforms (LDP): an operational framework for business development

Gastão de Jesus Marques, Cristina Gama Guerra

The purpose of this paper is to present a conceptual model of business development that provides operational ways to increase the competitive presence of more micro and small…


Is the rest of the EU missing out on REITs?

Andrius Grybauskas, Vaida Pilinkiene

The purpose of this paper is to investigate whether real estate investment trusts (REITs) have any significant cost-efficiency advantages over real estate operating companies…