Research Center for Business Administration

     

    Selected Research and Consulting Areas

     

    The centre pays particular attention to the growing research and consulting needs by focusing on the following thematic areas:

    1) Ensuring business continuity in the context of risks generated by globalization

    Approached themes:
    1.1 „Models for ensuring business continuity in the context of risks generated by globalization and of multiculturalism

    1.2 „Long-term performance management for processes within organizations in the context of economic globalization”

    1.3 „Developing an entrepreneurial culture in Europe, by promoting values and practices specific to entrepreneurial management, in the context of economic globalization”

    1.4 „Developing entrepreneurial competences and mechanisms for its performance evaluation”

    1.5 „Developing integrated project management systems in order to improve the performance of business processes”

    1.6 „Assessing the organizational maturity at strategic and operational level in order to ensure long-term business performance”

    1.7 „Models for assessing suppliers’ performance in relation with the requirements of sustainable and responsible development”

     
    2) SMEs orientation towards excellence, using modern models and methods from quality management, in order to improve their competitiveness

    Approached themes:
     
    2.1. „Increasing the competitiveness of SMEs by implementing a model for assessing and improving their performance, in alignment with the EFQM model for excellence”

    2.2 „Excellence models for developing the SMEs innovation capacity, in order to improve their competitiveness”

    2.3 „Designing and implementing an integrated system for measuring and evaluating the SMEs innovation capacity”

    2.4 „Increasing the performance of SMEs processes, through expert systems in innovation engineering and management”

    2.5 „Improving SMEs processes through quality management methods”

    2.6 “Assessing the impact of total quality management on business performance in the case of industrial companies”

    2.7Development of new management strategies and methods for the internationalization of SMEs”.

     

    3) Designing, implementing and auditing management systems (ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, SA 8000, ISO/IEC 27001)

    Approach themes:

    3.1 „Pre-diagnostic of the organization’s management system”

    3.2 „Designing and implementing a quality management system (environment, health and occupational safety, social responsibility, information security)”

    3.3 „Designing and implementing an integrated management system quality – environment – health – occupational safety”

    3.4 „Designing and implementing an integrated management system quality – environment – social responsibility”

    3.5 „Support for maintaining compliance and improving the implemented management system”

    3.6 „Assessing the impact of integrated management systems on the organization innovation capacity and business performance”

     

    4). Improving the quality and performance of the university education and scientific research system, by integrating new managerial practices oriented towards the business environment

    4.1. „Models and indicators for assessing the quality of university scientific research in the context of knowledge based society”

    4.2. „Steps to improve the methodology for internal performance assessment in Romanian higher education institutions, in relation with the quality management system”

    4.3 „Designing and implementing a quality management system in universities according to the requirements of ISO 9001 / IWA 2 standards”

    4.4 „Designing and implementing a quality management system in universities according to the EFQM European model for excellence”

    4.5 „Developing a university community for quality management in higher education”

    4.6 „Knowledge-based, integrat