Recent Submissions

  • The Role of Discretion in Professional Practice 

    Wajszczyk, Piotr (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    Various scholars of ethics and economics conduct research on the best modes of decision making which guarantee good outcome and moral behaviour of the individuals involved. Either of the modes considered, rules with ...
  • Employee Subjectivity as a Key Value in Management 

    Marek, Agnieszka (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    People, with their knowledge and potential, are undoubtedly the most important part in any organisation because, thanks to them, it might accomplish its goals, gain a competitive advantage and achieve success on the market. ...
  • Informal Institutions in the Corporate Governance System in Russia 

    Fiedorczuk, Monika (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    The corporate governance system in Russia, having evolved through years, can be characterized by the following features: the dominant role of the concentrated ownership structure, corporate supervision relying on a combination ...
  • Redefining Human Security The Case of Albania 

    Farruku, Eglantina (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    This paper offers a critical study of the concept and issues of human security. Its usage, definition and applicability may differ since different authors explain issues related to security differently. Although there is ...
  • John Bloch’s The Future of War Pacifism Based on Economics 

    Pieczewski, Andrzej ORCID (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    John Bloch (1839–1902) was a railroad tycoon, banker, social activist, philanthropist and man of science. He was shortlisted for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1902 for his multi-volume work entitled The Future of War in its ...
  • Can Social Capital Be the New Dynamics of Economic Development? 

    Eroğlu, İlhan; Kangal, Nalan (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    Besides other capital types, social capital is such a kind of capital, which is revealed by the confidence level of the society and certain financial facts. This study questions whether the social capital could be new ...
  • Poverty, Obesity, Diabetes: Are They the By-Products of Liberalization of Global Economy? 

    Rehman, Sharaf N. (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    The paper briefly describes the causes of a global rise in obesity and diabetes. In so doing, it establishes links between (1) poverty and obesity, and (2) obesity and diabetes. The paper also presents data from a survey ...
  • What Shall We Do with Our Boys? An Impact of the GI Bill on the US Economy 

    Kowalski, Kamil (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    The GI Bill of Rights (The Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944) was a comprehensive program to aid returning veterans in their speedy readjustment to a civilian life. Its role was also to enable the veterans to fit them ...
  • Unethical Behaviour of Organisations from a Social Network Perspective. A Literature Review 

    Grzesiuk, Kalina (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    One of the distinctive features of contemporary organisations is their interconnectedness. Relationships between companies are usually analysed on the basis of social network relationships between them. The research question ...
  • Control Mechanisms in the Process of Preventing. Corruption in Public Administration Offices on the Example of Entities in the Podkarpackie Province 

    Walenia, Alina (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    A crucial element of the mechanism to prevent corruption in public administration is the explicit procedure of reacting to corruption events, regardless of whether it is based on ISO procedures or if it results from another ...
  • The Phenomenon of Underemployment in Poland 

    Cymbranowicz, Katarzyna (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    The labour market is usually associated with phenomena such as unemployment, employment and professional activity/inactivity. The ways in which these categories are shaped depend on various factors of an economic, social ...
  • The Moral and Political Dimension of Economics The Fact-Value Dichotomy 

    Almeida, Vasco (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
    Since the neoclassical school, the separation between facts and values, is and ought, positive and normative, has become a concern in conventional economic analyses. Economics should focus on facts, and present general ...