Oil and Gas in Central Europe: Navigating a Year of Transformation

Turbulent Oil and Gas  – one more year of uncertainty? When the oil and gas sector caught first glimpses of the EU green deal cloud forming on the horizon, experts were predicting unstable times. Then COVID hit and the business went south due to the free fall of global travel. That was really hard we […]

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Universities Should Lead on the Plant-Based Dietary Transition

In the Lancet Planetary Health, Edel Sanders and her colleagues encourage universities to align their on-campus dining options with the latest research on the environmental impacts of food production. In addition to the planetary harms caused by animal agriculture such as the “degradation and overexploitation of ecosystems, misallocation of water and land, risk of pandemics, […]

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Personality, Social Distance and Conflicts

The subjective importance of conflicts and social distance to representatives of otherness as well as the association of both internal and external realities with the Alternative Model for Personality Disorders (AMPD) is shown in our recent study. An excerpt from our conclusion states, “Social distance is related to prejudice and racism and together with conflicts […]

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Personality Correlates of Social Attitudes and Social Distance

Sociologist Emory Bogardus introduced the concept of social distance between groups and subsequently developed the Bogardus Social Distance Scale for measuring social attitudes (1933).  The study coauthored by Dr. Edel Sanders examined the influence of personality on the level of social distance toward certain social groups by using the BSDS scale in addition to the Big […]

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Values Endorsed by Top Responsible Large Czech Companies – Existent and Inconsistent?

Is the ultimate purpose of the business to maximize profits for its shareholders or to create and share values with its stakeholders? Well, the EU law and policies followed the drive of the UN with SDGs and, under the auspices of the modern concept of sustainability, expects businesses to engage with CSR and even move […]

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Accounting Science

Accounting and Accounting Science have a very interesting history reflecting many aspects of our civilization and bringing a new light in the unjustly unpopular arena. The need to standardize and communicate financial and non-financial information about a business or other enterprise to internal as well as external stakeholders has led to different conceptual and practical […]

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HLTV esports ranking system

This study coauthored by V. Kotrba examines the validity of the HLTV esports ranking system used for ranking teams in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO). Results indicate that the HLTV ranking system effectively predicts CS:GO match outcomes, showing a reasonable level of explanatory power. Notably, as CS:GO rankings decrease, the study reveals a diminishing difference in […]

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Collecting fashion items

Ms. Nataliia Bogachova, who is a member of Association of European Journalists, published an interview with an acclaimed collector and fashion historian whose collection was used for an exhibition Fashion Paradox in Prague’s Museum Kampa that opened in summer 2023 and lasted until November, 15, 2023. The publication focuses on the nature of collecting, the […]

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Corporate social responsibility and employer branding – the wine sector

Based on the bibliometric analysis, the article coauthored by M. Šikýř aims to identify areas of scientific research in which the issue of CSR is addressed within the issue of employer branding (EB), with a focus on the wine sector. The findings confirm that the issues of CSR and EB have not been given enough […]

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How to Manage the Post-Holiday (or Post-Happiness) Blues

Ever noticed how the world seems a little less bright after the holiday lights come down? Well, the holidays are over. The feelings of excitement or anticipation that you’ve enjoyed for days or weeks have now given way to a sense of being let down, at least a bit. It happens every year, so you’re […]

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