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BASIQ 2023

Conference on

New Trends in Sustainable Business and Consumption

8 – 10
June, Constanța, Romania


Overview of the  Conference Agenda


Time is EEST

Thursday, 8th of June


“Ovidius” University of Constanța, Faculty of Economic Sciences,

1 University Alley, Campus, A Building, First floor Constanța, Romania



12:00 – 12:50


Plenary Session

Senate Hall

13:00 – 13:30

Opening Ceremony

13:30 – 15:00


15:00 – 15:30

Coffee Break

presentations sessions

Parallel Sessions

Senate Hall

Room E204

Room E231

15:30 – 17:30

OR 1

OR 2

OR 3





Conference Dinner

B'Arca Restaurant

19:30 – 22:00

see invitation received at registration

Friday, 9th of June


Online participants

Online presentations sessions

Parallel Sessions

Link addresses to Zoom online conference rooms are provided on the conference webpage Conference Agenda

9:00 – 11:00

OL 1

OL 2

OL 3

OL 4

OL 5

OL 6









7.30 – 20.30

Social Event: Departure around 7:30.
Destination Balchik (Bulgaria) – visit to the Castle of Queen Mary and the Botanical Garden (10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.), Lunch at Golden Fish Restaurant, Durankulak (14:30 – 16:30), Visit to Tyulenevo and Cape Kaliakra (17:00 – 19:00), Return to Constanta (around 20:30)

Approximate price per person = 100 Euro

Please request information at the registration desk

10th of June


7.30 – 20.30

Program at choice: Visit of  Constanța Town

Visit of Constanța Port

Details are provided on the webpage and participants’ choice will be made at registration desk

Thursday 8th of June


Time is EEST

Venue: “Ovidius” University of Constanța, Faculty of Economic Sciences,

1 University Alley, Campus, A Building, First floor
Constanța, Romania

Senate Hall

12:00 - 12:50 Participants registration

 13:00- 15:00 Opening Ceremony and Plenary Session:

13:00 - 13:30  Welcome speeches

Dan Marcel Iliescu,

Rector of „Ovidius” University of Constanța

 Roxana Sârbu,

Vice-Rector, Bucharest University of Economic Studies

Diane Paula Corina Vancea,

President of the University Senate, „Ovidius” University of Constanța

Elena Condrea

Vice-Rector, „Ovidius” University of Constanța

 Rodica Pamfilie 

Vice President of the Association for Innovation and Quality in Sustainable Business - BASIQ, Romania

 Elena Cerasela Spătariu 

Dean of the Faculty of Economic Sciences, „Ovidius” University of Constanța

 Andreea Simona Săseanu 

Vice-Dean of the Business and Tourism Faculty, Bucharest University of Economic Studies

13:30 - 15:00  Keynotes

 Adriana Grigorescu

Digital Transformation Effects on Human Capital Specialization Challenges for Business Education

József Popp & Judit Oláh

New production and consumption model for a circular economy

Adrian Istrate Scrădeanu

A sustainability glance over maritime transport- 2023

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break



8th of June

Time is

Venue: “Ovidius” University of Constanța,
Faculty of Economic Sciences,

1 University Alley, Campus, A Building, First & Second floor
Constanța, Romania


– 17:30

Oral presentations sessions




15:30 –

Oral presentations session OR 1

New ways of capacity building and societal future

Chair: Ionela Munteanu

Senate Hall

First floor


Perspectives of Human Capital Core Specialization for Digital Transformation in Romania

Adriana Grigorescu, Cristina Lincaru, Speranța Pîrciog


The Importance of Institutional Efficiency and Skill Development in the Context of
Globalization and Economic Growth: Case Study – Romania

Robert-Daniel Stănescu


The Nexus Between the Travel Trends of the Young Generation and Ecotourism Development in the North-East Region of Romania

Cristiana Melinte, Gina Ionela Butnaru, Valentin Niță


Is Digitalization Gender-Neutral? Study of Gender Digital Divide in EU

Anamaria Holotă, Mihaela-Cristina Drăgoi


Assessing the Level of Fiscal Multipliers During the Phases of the Business Cycle

Robert-Adrian Grecu

15:30 – 17:30

Oral presentations session OR2

Value creation through innovative business models

Chair: Oana Oprișan

Room E204

Second floor


Artificial Intelligence Implications in Retail in the New Normal: A Qualitative Approach

Miriam Tiutiu, Dan-Cristian Dabija, Carmen M. Pantea, Mihai Felea


Knowledge Transfer and Service Embedding for Upgrading in Global Value Chains

Raluca Geogiana Robu


Overview on the Impact of Consumer Behavior Decisions on the Tourism Industry in Romania

Mădălina Ioana Moncea, Lăcrămioara Drăcea, Răzvan-Cătălin Dobrea


Innovative Trends Through Robotic Process Automation, A Case Study

Andreea Bichel, Julia-Anamaria Șișu, Andrei Tîrnovanu


Generations’ perception towards the interaction with AI

Maria Barbul, Irina Bojescu



From Developing to Under Developing Economies - The Storyline of Slavery and Nowadays

Oana-Maria Cozma



15:30 –

Oral presentations session OR3

Technological and social innovation for sustainable development

Chair: Anca Cristina

Room E231

Second floor


Electricity Price Evolution and the Disruptive Economic and Geopolitical Context on the Spot Market. A Romanian Case Study

Simona-Vasilica Oprea, Adela Bara, Andreea-Mihaela Niculae


Corporate Carbon Performance Study Across Nations: The Point of View of Global Investors

Dragos Bujor, Bogdan Alexandru Fratiloiu, Iuliana Zavatin, Adela Jansen


Green Energy and Societal Marketing in the Context of Climate Change

Eva-Cristina Petrescu, Diana-Eugenia Panait-Ioncică


Clustering of Customer Attitudes Towards Eco-Innovations - Evidence from Bulgaria.

Georgi Marinov, Teodoro Gallucci, Vesselina Dimitrova, Petyo Boshnakov


XBRL Standards – Mean of Improving Capital Market Information Process

Lăcrămioara Mansour, Elena Cerasela Spătariu, Cristina Elena Georgescu


Liberalization of Competition and Stimulation of the Economy by Granting State Aid in the
Republic of Moldova

Alexandru Ghencea, Simona Beatrice Manolache, Mihaela Pila, Adrian Petre Liptac, Silvius Stanciu



19:30 – 22:00  Conference Dinner

 B’Arca Restaurant located on the shore of lake Tăbăcăriei, near Ramada by Wyndham Constanța Hotel

(see invitation received at registration and check the conference website for location details)




9th of June

Attending participants

Time is


7:30 – 20:30



Departure around 7:30.
Destination Balchik (Bulgaria) – visit to the Castle of Queen Mary and the Botanical Garden (10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.), Lunch at Golden Fish Restaurant, Durankulak (14:30 – 16:30), Visit to Tyulenevo and Cape Kaliakra (17:00 – 19:00), Return to Constanta (around 20:30)

Approximate price per person = 100 Euro

Please request information at the registration desk




9th of June


Time is

Details regarding online presentation sessions and link addresses to Zoom online conference
rooms are provided
on the conference webpage Conference Agenda:

9:00 – 11:00

Online presentations sessions


9:00 – 11:00

Online presentations session OL1

Socio-demographic trends; imagine and anticipate the societal future

Chair: Mariana Drăgușin



The Correlation Between Motivation and Employee Satisfaction in the Service Industry

Laurențiu Mihai, Florin Birchi


The Paradoxes of the SDGs From the Sustainable Development Report

Laurențiu Mihai, Florin Birchi, Patricia Cristiana Boruzescu


The Parents’ Perception of Martial Arts Practiced by their Children.

Daniel Moise, Amelia Diaconu, Florin Dobre, Svetlana Platagea Gombos


The Impact of COVID-19 on Online Consumer Behavior for Sports Equipment: A Trend Analysis

Cristian Bogdan Onete, Ștefan Sava, Sonia Budz, Sandra Diana Chița


The New Paradigm of Online Marketing: A Study of Generation Z Consumers’ Behaviour and Their Attitude Towards Brands

Alexandra Popa, Corina Aurora Barbu, Alina Elena Ionascu


The Implementation of Telemedicine Increases the Quality of Medical Services

Marcela Păcuraru, Aurora Cosma, Ștefan Tiriteu, Andreea Zamfir


Regulating Artificial Intelligence – Balancing Between Protecting Citizens Privacy and Fostering the Industry’s Growth in Europe

Stefan-Marian Dumitru


Are Young People Keen to Adopt More Sustainable Behaviour by Using Shared Services?

Eva Malichová, Emese Tokarčíková, Katarína Košíková, Tomáš Orieščík



9:00 –11:00

Online presentations session OL2

Constructing modern knowledge: competency-based education and new ways of capacity

Chair: Mădălina Dumitru



The Impact of Using Enhanced Teaching Materials on Core Skills When Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Maria Ana Cumpăt, Nicoleta Zouri


Capacity Building and Development in the Health Sector: Implications for Romania

Almasan-Anghel Cristiana Maria


The Question of the Week Approach for Online Teaching

Mădălina Dumitru, Vasile Gorgan, Gabriel Jinga


Assessment of Factors that Motivate Young People to Volunteer

Mădălina-Maria Dodoc (Ghițun), Denisa-Maria Cojoacă (Alniți), Marius Sandy


Theoretical Approaches of Project Management

Mădălina-Maria Dodoc (Ghițun), Denisa-Maria Cojoacă (Alniți), Marius Sandy


Evaluating the Effects of HRM Practices on Employee Engagement and Organizational Culture

Andra Nicoleta Ploscaru, Claudia Cristina Rotea, Simona Dumitriu, Iulian Georgescu


Exploring the Direct Influence of the Organizational Change Process on Organizational Performance

Andra Nicoleta Ploscaru, Claudia Cristina Rotea, Marian Cazacu, Daniela Victoria Popescu


E-learning Platforms and European Digital Society

Marian Stan, Alina Florentina Săracu, Mihai Ciobotea

9:00 –11:00

Online presentations session OL3

Technological and social innovation for sustainable business

Chair: Ramona Iulia Dieaconescu



Early Disclosure of the Double Materiality Concept in a European Oil and Gas Company

Valentin Florentin Dumitru, Ionela Corina Chersan, Cătălina Gorgan


The Circular Economy as a Driver for Sustainable Business Development and the Role of ICT

Adrian Petre, Doru Alexandru Plesea, Michael Matthias Naumann, Fabian Pitz


Mapping the Supply Chain Digitalization: An Exploratory Bibliometric Analysis

Ramona Iulia Dieaconescu, Mihaela Gabriela Belu, Ioan Popa, Dorel Mihai Paraschiv


Impact Assessment of Pomegranate Cultivation Using Reclaimed Wastewater

Pasquale Giungato, Roberto Leonardo Rana, Caterina Tricase


Change Management in the Context of Digital Transformation: A Comparison Between a Theoretical Model and Successful Approaches in Organizations

Diana Andreea Firican


Change Management in a Dynamic Economic Environment

Ionela Petruta Stanca, Denisa Mihaela Șulă, Liliana Nicolae Ștefan, Carmen Maria
Mihalcea, Irina Andreea Pegulescu


A SWOT Analysis of the Romanian Food Industry’s Approach to Innovation

Ioana Maria Popescu (Iacobescu), Iuliana Zavatin (Chilea), Rodica Pamfilie, Stelian Olaru


Ethical Communication in Healthcare Organizations

Ana-Maria Predilă

9:00 –11:00

Online presentations session OL4

Energy transitioning to sustainability

Chair: Robert Bumbac




The Deregulation Trap in Today’s Energy Markets

Florina Bran, Dumitru Alexandru Bodislav, Romeo Cătalin Crețu, Otilia Ganea


The Effect of Renewable Energy Consumption in Romania

Flavius Cosmin Darie


AI Trends: Salient Aspects for the Manufacturing Sector and Its Global Supply Chain

Eleonora Dijmarescu


The Role of Human Resources Function in Promoting Sustainability on Oil & Gas Industry

Oana Alexandra Vochin , Alexandra Maria Sârbu, Rodica Pamfilie, Roxana Sârbu


Artificial Intelligence’s Relevance for Energy Optimization, Companies and Business

Anis Benabed

9:00 –11:00

Online presentations session OL5

Regional innovation for sustainable development

Chair: Mihaela Maftei



Outsourcing in Today’s Economic Environment

Dumitru-Alexandru Bodislav, Răzvan Cătălin Dobrea, Florina Bran,
Mădălina Ioana Moncea


Sustainable Financing in the Context of Global Crisis and Digital Transformations

Ghenadie Ciobanu, Luminița Nicoleta Popescu (Groaznicu), Dragoș Răducanu, Carol Cristina Gombos


The Current State of Industrial Production in the European Union and New Recovery Solutions

Oana Camelia Iacob (Pârgaru), Radu Alexandru Chiotan, Ana Mădălina Bîgu (Potcovaru), Ghenadie Ciobanu 


Population Growth and Global Nutrition: Implications for Universal Health Coverage and Sustainable Development Goals

Carmen-Valentina Rădulescu, Cătălin Octavian Mănescu, Maria Loredana
Popescu, Mihaela Diana Oancea-Negescu


Regional Innovation for Sustainable Development: The Case of Romania and China

Tong Wu


Challenges Regarding the Performance of Public Investment Projects

Cristina Dima, Carmen Valentina Rădulescu, Irina Elena Petrescu, Amelia Diaconu


The Role of Public Administration in Promoting Sustainable Development: A Case Study of Population Growth and Global Nutrition Interventions

Sorin Burlacu, Ana Maria Călin, Elena Crizantema Vâlcu, Evelina Petronela Bălu


Analysis of Fiscality and Economic Growth at EU Level

Mihai Dinu, Sorin
Burlacu, Elena Crizantema Valcu, Ovidiu Andrei Cristian Buzoianu


Globalization and its Impact on Environmental Policies

Ovidiu Andrei Cristian Buzoianu, Oana Camelia Iacob (Pargaru), Dragos Răducanu, Victor Adrian Troacă


9:00 –11:00

presentations session OL6

Value creation for businesses and consumers through innovative business models

Chair: Smaranda Giușcă



The Nation Branding in Romania, Approach to Strategy and Leadership

Oltea Belciuganu, Anamaria Mariniuc


Developing a Circularity Cost Approach for the Wood Products Industry

Diana Dragomir, Silvia Tofana, Mihai Dragomir


Design of Sustainable Business Models Using the Example of the Medical Supply Store

Michael P. Heide


Business Resilience and Concerns of Companies and SMEs for Internationalization in Times of Globalization and Risks

Anis Benabed


Unfolding Authenticity within Retail Transformation in Novosibirsk, Russia

Kseniia Kalashnikova


The Balanced Scorecard: A Bibliometric Approach

Ștefan Cătălin Popa, Cătălina Florentina Popa, Ana Alexandra
Olariu, Andreea Breazu


Innovative Enterprises in Europe – a Country Cluster Analysis using R Shiny

Ionela-Roxana Petcu, Tudorel Andrei, Andreea Mirică


The Importance of Managerial Skills Transfer Management for Organizational Success

Cătălina Sitnikov, Daniela Corina Rotescu, Cristinel Sorin Spinu, Sofia Mihaela





(In alphabetic order by first author)



Relevant Are Nutrition and Health Claims in Healthier Food Choices of Romanian Consumers?

Magdalena Bobe, Roxana Procopie

Understanding Customer Loyalty in Romanian Wellness Spa Tourism: Insights from TRA Research

Lucian Breaban, Remus Ion Hornoiu

Factors Impacting SMES’ Business Sustainability Post-COVID-19 in Bucharest, Romania, from the Perspective of Resilience

Betty Cohen-Tzedec, Mihaela Bucur, Irina Gabriela Maiorescu, Robert Bumbac

Sustainable Leadership in European Business Environment

Andreea Bianca Ene (Constantin)

How Does the Supply of Tertiary Graduates Correlate with the Labour Market? Evidence from European Countries

Simona Ioana Ghiță, Cristina Rodica Boboc, Andreea Simona Săseanu, Valentina Vasile

Bank Non-Performing Loans – a Panel Data-Based Analysis in European Context. Study Case: Germany

Simona Ioana Ghiță, Cristina Rodica Boboc, Oana Maria Ghiță, Sorin George Toma

Senior Entrepreneurship Literature: A Systematic Review

Raluca Mariana Grosu,
Irina Albăstroiu-Năstase, Marius Neacșu, Daniel Zgură

Who Is More Rational During a Crisis Situation: Men Who Do Not Spend Their Money or Women Who Think About the Future?

Alexandru - Mihăiță Ichim, Andrei - Dorin Panduru

The Change of Consumer’s Attitude in the Post COVID Era

Bogdan Cristian Onete, Doru Alexandru Pleșea

Online Communication Platform Background as Buying Reason for Books During the Pandemic

Corina Pelău, Bogdan Hrib, Valentina Ghinea

Factors Predicting Consumer-AI Interactions

Ștefana Pop, Corina Pelău, Ioana Ciofu, Giulia Kondort

Supply and Demand in Tourism Destinations in Romania. Pre and Post Pandemic Comparative Analysis

Claudia Rodica Popescu, Delia Popescu, Iuliana Tudose (Pop), Ionuț Andrei Militaru

Sustainability in Higher Education

Anca Cristina Stanciu, Elena Condrea

Linking National Competitiveness to Innovation at a Global Level in the Period 2019-2022

Sorin George Toma, Andreea Simona Săseanu

The Main Retail Companies in Romania: Evidence from 2021

Cristinel Vasiliu, Vasile Dinu, Laurențiu Tăchiciu

The Main Pillars of Supporting the Acceptance of Cultured Meat as a Possible Alternative Source for
Sustainable Food Consumption

Lelia Voinea, Dorin Vicențiu Popescu, Teodor Mihai Negrea, Răzvan Dina