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Service Management – Modern Approach Between Past And Future


  • Ilinca HOTARAN

    () (The Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania)


The article presents some basic concepts related to service management, highlighting central characteristics described in three temporary dimensions: past, present and future. The research includes an incursion into classical theories, analyzing present trends and the ability to see them both as opportunities and as barriers for the future of what we define as service management. One of the key elements identified as feasible and improvable in a short time plane is the e-learning service. The research provides a global frame for different areas of modernization in service management, considering the fact that modernization should be associated both with complete change and innovation and with existing elements’ improvement.

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  • Ilinca HOTARAN, 2011. "Service Management – Modern Approach Between Past And Future," Business Excellence and Management, Faculty of Management, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania, vol. 1(1), pages 59-66, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:rom:bemann:v:1:y:2011:i:1:p:59-66

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    1. Kindleberger,, 1982. "Financial Crises," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521243803, March.
    2. Jonathan Eaton & Mark Gersovitz & Joseph E. Stiglitz, 1991. "The Pure Theory of Country Risk," NBER Chapters,in: International Volatility and Economic Growth: The First Ten Years of The International Seminar on Macroeconomics, pages 391-435 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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    Services; Economic development; Social development; State intervention; E-learning;

    JEL classification:

    • M10 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - General
    • M20 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Economics - - - General


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