Relocation of Car Manufacturers: Wise Solution or Costly Setback?

Author: Marian Liviu Mocan, Attila Turi, Gilles Goncalves, Sorin-Ioan Maistor. Abstract: The paper outlines the current concern of relocation in automotive industry in order to adapt to market conditions by shifting production towards emerging countries. Car manufacturers strive to reduce their operational costs to compensate weak sales in an attempt to overcome the slow market revival and remain globally competitive.

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Can an Underachiever Become Competitive? The Case of the Romanian Food Industry

Author: Marian Liviu Mocan, Attila Turi, Gilles Goncalves, Sorin-Ioan Maistor. Abstract: The paper outlines current challenges in Romanian food industry, its potential to overcome them and be competitive on both the national and international market using a key performance indicator (KPI) methodology. Although it has the capacity to assure internal consumption and competition on the market is high the Romanian food sector is struggling to meet internal demand, imports heavily exceed exports while food consumption is decreasing.

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