Written by Marc Oliveras

Article 3, Volume 6 Issue 1

Systematic Literature Review: Sustainability practices in Start-ups

Andrei Boar-Boar and Marc Oliveras-Villanueva

DOI: 10.26595/eamr.2014.6.1.3

Abstract


Start-ups and sustainability are growing in our society. For this reason, this paper is written with the aim to realize a systemic review of the literature in this topic. It analyses the characteristics of investors and entrepreneurs, the impact of existing green start-ups in society and if the institutional support is important for the development of the company. The most relevant results of each section show than the principal motivation of entrepreneurs is their social awareness with sustainability; traditional investors avoid investing in green start-ups; green start-ups need to use different management models than traditional start-ups; institutional support is crucial for the development and growth of a start-ups. However, it has been detected many gaps in the literature and to solve them, the paper proposes up to eight research questions to create a future agenda of investigation.

Keywords

  • Start-up
  • Sustainability
  • Investors
  • Entrepreneurs’ behavior
  • Institutions

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Written by Marc Oliveras

Article 2, Volume 6 Issue 1

The risk of insolvency and the audit report

Anna Ros, Alba Ruiz, Carles Rusiñol and Alexandre Valeriano

DOI: 10.26595/eamr.2014.6.1.2

Abstract


When auditors detect that a company might have problems of insolvency, they have to inform about it with an emphasis paragraph where it is questioned whether it is appropriate to apply “the going concern principle”. This work analyses if auditors are effective in assessing the risk of insolvency and compares it with the Z score formula which applies the discriminant analysis to generate forecasts.

Keywords

  • Auditing
  • Insolvency
  • Z score
  • Ratios

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Written by Marc Oliveras

Article 1, Volume 6 Issue 1

Analysis of job satisfaction in call centers in Spain

José Luis Gallizo and M. Pilar Curós

DOI: 10.26595/eamr.2014.6.1.1

Abstract


The goal of this study to determine what factors influence the job satisfaction amongst the telemarketers from Call Centre in Spain. We developed a suitable methodology to write a questionnaire, which was filled-in by telemarketers from different companies. By means of a thorough analysis of those completed surveys, we got some important results and conclusions. We have found that job satisfaction in Call Center companies, is an important factor that influences the service they provide to users. We also concluded that the job satisfaction of telemarketers in this sector is especially related to the marital status and educational level.

Keywords

  • Job Satisfaction
  • Employee-Organization Relationship
  • Stress/Well-being
  • Gender Issues

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Written by Marc Oliveras

Volume 5 – Issue 2

Seasonality, Infrastructures and Economic growth in Touristic islands

Juan Pedro Aznar, Josep Maria Sayeras Maspera and Jordi Vives

Turnaround Types, Stages, Strategies, and Tactics: Putting Things in Order

Sharon Gotteiner, Marta Mas-Machuca and Frederic Marimon

 
Frederic Marimon and Ivan Malbasic
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