The phenomenon of domination of several powerful trading countries in the international market, which import semi-finished food products from the economically and commercially weaker countries, slightly process or standardize them and channel them for their final consumption arrogating their qualitative superiority, is an undeniable fact with major negative economic and not only consequences for the origin countries. In this category of the weakest countries naturally belongs Greece. Based on these brief remarks, the purpose of this work is the search for and formulation of effective ideas, organizational processes and operational procedures in the form of a "model" for the production of innovative products, capable not only to rapidly penetrate the international market, but also to steadily control a substantial part of it. Besides, the policy of innovative production management is scientifically recognized as a modern form of "national defense" in the face of contemporary globalization and Greece should not ignore it.
During the last two decades tourism in Greece has become a mass industry concentrated in the island areas. Although they were not part of the more developed regions of the country, tourism in its current structure contributes to the strengthening of interregional disparities in Greece. Simultaneously, a question was raised whether the domestic tourism market can increase, and can it offer a socio-economic alternative to its further expansion. Social Tourism may be seen simply as a ‘reward’ for deviant behavior of the moral underclass or for groups that do not contribute greatly to society. Although low income is a problem beyond the control of the tourist industry, certain strategies have been adopted to gain access to this market, eg enabling low income consumers to pay current ‘market’ prices or reducing prices or in ways which simultaneously stimulate the local economy and increase the income of the state via taxation and a reduction of unemployment benefits. The motivations for provision are equally diverse: social tourism can be seen as the expression of a fundamental right to travel, as a vehicle for the economic development of regions, as a measure to increase social inclusion or as a route to greater European citizenship. In the current socio-economic context, the future of this kind of social tourism programs may be uncertain, given that one of the major concerns of the government is to decrease expenditures. The multi-faceted aspect of social tourism makes the phenomenon a difficult concept to define: with initiatives ranging from voucher schemes and government intervention, can it really stimulate domestic tourism and alleviate the effects of the current economic crisis? Keywords: Social Tourism, Tourism Planning, Regional Development, Tourism Policy, Domestic Tourism JEL: L83, O21, R11
The reason of this research was to investigate the thoughts about the current organizational culture of bank employees in Greece and to study what they want for organizational culture after five years. The sample consisted of 252 (51.7%) males and 235 (48.3%) females of various bank companies. The results of this research suggest that bank employees believe current organizational culture controls their behavior inside the bank while at the same time they would desire more friendly and adaptive forms of culture in the company in which they work for. Also, ANOVA analysis has shown that as far as the attitude is concerned, concerning the current organizational culture only the parameter of years of general experience as bank employees affect their attitudes, with employees with 1-10 years of experience ranks higher the current culture because it is characterized as hierarchical and less flexible and participative. As far as most wanted organizational cultures are concerned men and women sated different favorites, bureaucrats would like it to be more hierarchical and new employees would like it more to support involvement and adjustment to the exterior settings and less focused on the marketplace.
The job satisfaction is a associated with many factors. The purpose of this study is to investigate the relation between organizational culture and job satisfaction. This study tries to present if organization culture in Greek banks can increase job satisfaction of employees. For the measurement of job satisfaction in the present study, the Employee Satisfaction Inventory - ESI was used and Greek employees are the participants. The study included 20 items, which measure six dimensions of job satisfaction: 1. Working conditions (5 items), 2. Salary (4 items), 3. Promotions (3 items), 4. Work itself (4 items), 5. Immediate superior (4 items). The assessment of organizational culture was performed with the Organizational Culture Assessment Instrument (OCAI) developed by Cameron and Quinn . It included six questions (Dominant Characteristics, Organizational Leadership, Management of Employees, Organizational Glue, Strategic Emphases, Criteria of Success). Each question had four alternatives (A=Clan, B=Adhocracy, C=Market, D=Hierarchy). According to the results, organizational culture seems to have a rather moderating role in the prediction of employees’ job satisfaction. For this reason, more studies are needed, so that Greek bank employees’ job satisfaction is being well studied and promoted
Zeenat, R. and Anthopoulos, L. (2022). A Deep Learning-based Air Quality Prediction Technique using Influencing Pollutants of Neighboring Locations in Smart City. Journal of Universal Computer Science (JUCS), 28(8), pp. 799-826, doi: 10.3897/jucs.78884