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dc.title The current context of the smart city concept development. Case study: Romania en
dc.contributor.author Maassen, Maria Alexandra
dc.contributor.author Tantau, Adrian Dumitru
dc.contributor.author Smékalová, Lenka
dc.relation.ispartof Business Revolution in a Digital Era
dc.relation.ispartof Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics
dc.identifier.issn 2198-7246 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.identifier.issn 2198-7254 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.identifier.isbn 978-3-03-059971-3
dc.identifier.isbn 978-3-03-059972-0
dc.date.issued 2021
dc.citation.spage 377
dc.citation.epage 389
dc.event.title 14th International Conference on Business Excellence, Business Revolution in the Digital Era, ICBE 2020
dc.event.location Bucharest
utb.event.state-en Romania
utb.event.state-cs Rumunsko
dc.type bookPart
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Springer International Publishing
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/978-3-030-59972-0_26
dc.relation.uri https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-59972-0_26
dc.subject Delphi method en
dc.subject Industry 4.0 en
dc.subject innovation en
dc.subject smart city en
dc.subject smart metering en
dc.description.abstract As the fourth industrial revolution, namely the industry 4.0, has become a significant element of the current social and economic lifestyle regarding automation and interconnectivity of several fields, the cities administration, transportation and living conditions of the population have changed worldwide in the sense of more dynamics, interconnectivity and innovation in recent years. Smart city tools, as a main factor of the industry 4.0, such as smart metering or smart traffic lights, have supported the process of the knowledge economy, innovation and sustainability by contributing to waste decrease, to energy efficiency, to urban efficiency, to emission reduction more effective cost and information transparency, while also promoting a more dynamic adaptation process to the current needs of the global population. By implementing the Delphi method based on interviews and questionnaires with 61 participants the research provides an insight in the implementation degree, needs and costs of some of the most important Smart city tools applied in Romania, as well as estimated trends for the next years. While more progress is needed in terms of the implementation of these smart city tools in order to obtain more information transparency, sustainability and interconnectivity between different institutions, devices and individuals, significant progress has been made. The current study offers an overview of the current context of the smart city tools development and implementation in the Romanian market, which has not been previously inquired. © 2021, The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Management and Economics
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1010205
utb.identifier.obdid 43882061
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-85126195278
utb.source c-crossref
dc.date.accessioned 2021-02-08T08:14:29Z
dc.date.available 2021-02-08T08:14:29Z
utb.contributor.internalauthor Smékalová, Lenka
utb.fulltext.affiliation Maria Alexandra Maassen 1, Adrian Dumitru Tantau 1, Lenka Smekalova 2 1 The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania 2 Faculty of Management and Economics, Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Zlín, Czech Republic
utb.fulltext.dates First Online: 05 January 2021
utb.fulltext.faculty Faculty of Management and Economics
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