Issue 3/2015

An Analytical View on Teaching Methods in an Educational Process

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Eva Litavcová
Sylvia Jenčová, Radoslav Gönci, Eva Benková

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Schools are public institutions that offer a public service – education. In general, students consider schools to be of a high quality especially in the case of their good adaptation process and when they feel good at particular schools; also when the schools offer friendly environment with correct relationships between students and teachers; knowledge and skills according to students’ personal preferences which enable their possible further education. The issue of education quality is very comprehensive and complicated. Quality of a school is first of all understood as meeting the requirements of a customer – a student which the student chooses for his/her further life, study and other spheres of life. The paper focuses on implementation of selected methods in teaching the areas of quantitative methods, managerial informatics as well as finances and at the same time, the aim of the paper is to point out the e-learning environment and the system of teaching with a closed cycle.

Key words:

e-learning, methods, teaching forms, teaching tools

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Analytical insight into selected talent management practices in Slovak health sector

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Viktória Ali Taha
Tomáš Gajdzik, Júlia Abu Zaid

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Talent management becomes increasingly important in health sector because of its impact on the quality of healthcare services. The aim of this paper is on the basis of analysis of primary data collected through the questionnaire survey to examine the talent management processes and practices in Slovak health/healthcare organizations. Because the spectrum of talent management processes is broad, our attention is given to the talent identification, filling vacancies and succession planning. Correlation analysis was used to investigate the relationships between organisational attributes - size and type of ownership - and selected talent management processes.

Key words:

talent, talent management, organisation, healthcare

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Aviation Technology Life Cycle Stages

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Stanislav Szabo
Ivan Koblen, Iveta Vajdová

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The core of product lifecycle management is creating, preserving and storing information relating to the business activities of the product, to ensure fast, easy and hassle free screening, refining, distribution and use of the data required for its daily operations. That article deals with the management of the product life cycle, namely aviation technology. Aviation technology has unique characteristics which distinguish it from standard products, and therefore the aviation technology life cycle is different from the life cycle of the standard product. The article discusses the specific stages of the life cycle of aviation technology from the stage of conception to disposal of the product.

Key words:

Life cycle, Product, Aviation Technology

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Contribution of the EGNSS to aviation

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Tomáš Volena
Jakub Kraus, Lucia Melníková

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This article deals with the EGNSS, which means European part of Global Navigation Satellite System - European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service and Galileo service. Firstly, it focuses on the merit of these services and the reason of implementation. It defines both systems as for its principals and application in the aviation. Furthermore, it copes with the value and benefits of the EGNSS as far as the finances, ecology and other aspects are concerned.

Key words:

EGNSS, EGNOS, Galileo, Satellite navigation, RNP, PBN, LPV

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Possibilities of using the social network Pinterest in e-commerce

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Richard Fedorko

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The aim of the article is to describe specific aspects of social networking as a phenomenon of modern times with the focus on e-commerce. In assessing the direction of the issue the article summarizes the theoretical background of the issue of internet marketing, social media and social networks. The main attention is focused on the issue of social networks as a marketing communication tool, specifically on the social network Pinterest. Another aim of the article is to point out the current status of the issue while pointing out the pitfalls and possible future developments in its use by commercial subjects.

Key words:

Social networks, Pinterest, Internet, Trends

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Sources and Uses of Funds in the Libyan Commercial Banks

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Abdlhakim Mahfud

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The commercial banks Libyan and business in general in various states vital and effective role in supporting the economic and social development, as it works to attract funds from various sources, and direct these funds to the investment outlets and support the transition and to provide credit facilities to finance development projects, plans, consistent economic and social policies in the state, in order to increase production efficiency of physical, human and financial resources, and make a profit at the lowest cost. And from this role and through the informed researcher on what has been published in books and sources on the subject of sources and uses of funds in commercial banks, and also through personal interviews conducted by a researcher with the existing banking work CBB Libya, and the importance of the saw researcher presenting the subject in the form of a simple search, where he dealt with through a realistic view of the sources and uses of funds in the Libyan commercial banks and the Central Bank of Libya.

Key words:

commercial banks, funds, capital, reserves, deposits, Central Bank of Libya

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The analysis of chosen development indicators of the sustainable development of the Slovak Republic

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Mariana Dubravská

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Sustainable development has been defined as development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. The European Union's Sustainable Development Strategy sets out the objective of promoting a prosperous, innovative, knowledge-rich, competitive and eco-efficient economy, which provides high living standards and full and high-quality employment throughout the European Union. The economic prosperity of Slovakia and its sustainable economic growth can be achieved through a full convergence of our economy with the economies of advanced EU Member States. The Paper aims at the analysis of chosen development indicator of the Sustainable Development of the Slovak Republic.

Key words:

Sustainable development, Indicators, Slovak Republic

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The current status and importance of electronic commerce in the European market

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Róbert Štefko
Richard Fedorko

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The aim of the article is to describe specific aspects of e-commerce as a relevant global and local sales channel, focusing on its developments in the field of trade. In assessing the direction of the issue the article summarizes the theoretical background of e-business, electronic commerce (e-commerce), and from a theoretical point of view the article also deals with the commercial forms of e- commerce. The main attention is focused on the issue of sales achieved on the global as well as local scale, focusing on selected countries of the European Union. Another aim of the article is to point out the problems of the current state of knowledge and at the same time point out the pitfalls and possible future developments.

Key words:

Internet, trade, revenues, e-commerce, e-business

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Use of VFR aerodromes with RNP Approach as backup for big airports

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Tomáš Soporský
Jakub Kraus, Tomáš Puškáš

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This article is about analysis of possible use of VFR aerodromes with RNP approach as backup for big airports in times, when they are inoperable. Main goal of this article is to analyse if such an idea is worth considering and if so decide which aerodromes are the most suitable for implementation of LPV procedure. It also contains detailed look at equipment of VFR aerodromes and comparison to equipment required for LPV Approach and needed by IFR traffic.

Key words:

LPV, backup, VFR, aerodromes

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Using Financial Metrics to Forecast Debt in a Company

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Sylvia Jenčová
Eva Litavcová

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A company’s debt burden is a cardinal component of its financial equilibrium. The aim of this paper is to highlight the importance of indebtedness indicators and their relationship to selected financial metrics in the manufacturing of telecommunications equipment. To accomplish this, the application of deterministic methods to quantify debt metrics and the implementation of mathematical and statistical methods to forecast the development of gross debt and leverage are employed.

Key words:

Debt, Business, Profitability, Financial laverage

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