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eSkills is a term used for computer skills, sometimes translated as computer or information literacy. The content has different definitions, but usually refers to the ability to work with the computer and information in an electronic form.
Ethical behavior is such behavior that is consistent with generally accepted and recognized set of rules of decency and behavior in the company, country, state or society. It is influenced by the culture environment.
EULA stands for End User License Agreement, a license agreement concluded before buying a particular software (program). Is concluded between the customer and the creator and producer of the software.
Economic growth is an increase in the value of goods and services in a given economy (eg, country, state)
Environmental risks in risk management, is a term that refers to the risks associated with ecology.
Excise Tax (or Consumption Tax) is one of the indirect taxes, which is introduced to regulate certain commodities on the market or to increase state revenues, such as taxes on fuel, alcohol or tobacco tax.
Exports is the total volume of products and / or services exported from the country abroad.
Etalon is a standard for measurement. It may be a prototype or a model which we follow.
EU Regulation (EU Regulation) is the most powerful legal act of European law. The regulations are binding and directly applicable to EU Member States without the need for national laws.
The economic equilibrium (market equilibrium, sometimes also just equilibrium) is a state of the economy in which the demand and the supply of goods and services are in an even state.
Earnings available for Common Stockholders, usually abbreviated as EAC. It is a term that refers to profit after taxation and statutory reserves addition and possible payment of preferred dividends.
Earnings after Taxes, abbreviated as EAT. It is a term that refers to financial result for an accounting period. It is already after taxation and it is available for distribution between the owners and the company.
Earnings before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) is a term that refers to financial result before interest and taxation. It assesses business performance regardless of the chosen method of financing (interest) and taxation.
Education is the process of conscious and active obtaining, transmission, arrangement and creating systems of knowledge and skills. Education is associated with the active work of the lecturer, teacher or any technical means (e.g. e-learning) to a person who is educating and wants to achieve some level of education.
Eavesdropping is listening of some foreign communications or an interception of the communication by technical devices unbeknownst to the other person.
Emotion is one of the basic psychological categories. Emotions have three components - subjective emotional experiences, motor symptoms and accompanying physiological changes.
e-Learning (sometimes also eLearning) is a term used for electronic learning, i.e. learning using information and communication technologies.
Effectiveness generally refers to doing the right thing, the ability to produce the desired benefit (effect, purpose, product) and management is most often used in relation to evaluation this ability.
End-to-end encryption means that the communication between two parties (sender and recipient) can only be read by these two parties, and both communication and messages are protected against intrusion on both sides.
Externalities are usually unintended consequences of certain economic activity. Externalities are typical example of market failure.
Economies of Scale (Economy of Scale) mean savings in quantity production, thus reducing manufacturing costs of a products due to large batch production (mass flow production). It was first introduced by Henry Ford.
Employee Compensation (or just Compensation) is all that an employee receives as reward for work. It is an umbrella term for the salary (wage) as well as work environment, life insurance, paid vacation, paid sick leave, work equipment, company cars and for other benefits.
Employee is a person who is paid by his employer for job.
The employer is a company or entrepreneur who employs people (employees) in an employment relationship. Mutualy they have signed employment contract.
Earnings before Taxes, usually abbreviated as EBT. It is a term that refers to financial result before deduction of income tax.
Equity is the capital which belongs to the owners (proprietors, partners). It is the main carrier of the entrepreneurial risk. Its share in total assets is an indicator of financial guarantee of the enterprise or organization.
Economic bubble is abnormal market price that differ from the actual or expected market value. Economic bubble is caused by something unusual, for example by speculation.
European Company (Societas Europaea) SE is a type of joint stock company established by European law. Capital of the company is divided into a number of shares of a certain value. It is therefore a so-called capital company.
Effort is the amount of time required to complete a task or an activity.
EU law is a common law that is enforced in the territory of the European Union through various legal acts and documents.
EU Directive is a EU legal document that sets out the objectives that have to be achieved by the EU member states.
e-Commerce (sometimes also eCommerce) is a term used for electronic commerce. There are four basic models that are defined by the direction of marketing communication - from who it comes and to who it is addressed:
Earned Media refers to any media activities and outputs that you get spontaneously (without pay). Examples are published articles, blogs, quotes, reviews, posts or any other mentions of your company or your products.
e-Government (sometimes eGovernment) is a term for the use of different tools, methods and information and communication technologies (ICT) to improve public services for enterprises and citizens.
Encrypted communication is a communication that is transformed into an encryption algorithm that is unreadable for those to whom it is not intended.
The exchange rate (also the foreign exchange rate, forex rate, fx rate or agio) is the price in which a foreign currency can be expressed or exchanged for another currency.
Expenditure is payment in cash and cash equivalents. Expenditure and income are the basic values observed in a relation to cash flow management.
Expenses is cash flow in the organization - this is the money decreases. In contrast, costs are material flows in monetary terms - thus they may not be immediately understood as money decreases.
EVA is an indicator of enterprise measurement. Its idea is that invested capital has to have a greater benefit that the cost of this capital.
Economic profit is a term that refers to the total return on capital less the cost of capital.
Eisenhower principle is a technique of determining priorities within (self) organizing. It is one of the time management methods.
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) is an approach to system integration, which was typical in 90's. EAI is focused on the integration of application-level (application layer).
Explicit knowledge is such knowledge that can be expressed in formal language, easily passed on to others, easily processed by information technology and stored in databases.
Economy means a management of an entity or a system (e.g. organization) and its result. It is also an economic scientific discipline (e.g. Business economics etc.)
Enterprise is a term characterizing the organization established and doing business for profit.
Entitled person is a person who is entitled to do something based on a mandate, permission, qualification or other authorization. Usually, such entitlement gives people right to access somewhere or to execute a certain act.
Enslaved computer (sometimes Zombie computer) is a computer infected by a malicious botnet or other malware that performs tasks such as spying sensitive information, sending spam or performing a DDoS attacks without awareness of the computer's owner.
Extrovert is someone who is sociable, talkative, communicative and easy makes connections.
Enterprise Resource Planning is basically the evolution of planning MRP II. It is way of management and planning, involving all resources associated with the organization (enterprise).
Elasticity is a term of economics theory for the sensitivity of offered or demanded good at its price.
Environment is, in term of an organization, part of its surroundings. The environment determines both the possibility of the organization operations and partly it is influenced by the organization itself.
Ethernet is a technology for local local area network (LAN) using cable connection.
Early Adopter is the type of customer who is willing to try and use new things and is willing to take risks or to tolerate discomfort just to be able to use the product in advance.
Enterprise information system consists of information technologies, data and people. Its purpose is to preserve and provide information and data to his people.
Empathy is the ability to understand emotions and motives of another person.
Employee value proposition (EVP) means a set of what a company or organization offers to its employees in exchange for their loyalty, skills and abilities.
Ethics (from the Greek ethos - morals) examines morality or moral behavior and its relevant standards.
EA is the formal description of the organization architecture and its key elements, which is often used in informatics.
EQ stands for Emotional Quotient and is a quantification of the degree of emotional intelligence of man by psychological tests.
Entrepreneurship is a term for self-sustained activity of transferring innovation, finance and business idea into economic goods and profits.
Employee database is a set of all information kept about employees of the organization.
Exit is planned leaving of company, markets or ending an agreement. Most often exit means selling shares in the company.
Efficiency generally refers to the efficiency of the used resources and benefit by them obtained. In other words, it is a ratio of inputs and outputs of an activity or a system.
Etiquette is a set of rules of social behavior that determine the expected behavior in a certain situation, in a specific cultural environment or social group.
End of life (or end of life cycle, EOL) means the end of production of a product or the end of product or service support.
Early majority according to Diffusion of innovation theory, is a pragmatic type of people who embrace innovation exceptionally quick and easy, but they are not leaders, they follow them.
Emotional Intelligence is a term designating specific intelligence concept originally introduced by Daniel Goleman in 1995. Goleman defined emotional intelligence as the ability to identify, assess, and control the emotions of oneself, of others, and of groups.
E-mail address is an indication that the e-mail message determines the message's recipient to whom the e-mail sent. Uniquely identifies the user's mailbox e-mail. E-mail can be sent in addition email addresses.
Exit strategy is predermined and usualy scheduled way (next steps) of resolving the situation of achieving a strategic or other objective.
External factors are those that a company can not influence and needs to adapt to them.
e-Business (sometimes eBusiness) is a term to indicate electronic business, i.e. the using of information and communication technologies (ICT) and the benefits of the Internet in a business.
Eligibility is an individual's ability to use knowledge and skills in a particular context, which is defined by the degree of self-reliance and responsibility, as well as the degree of complexity of the environment.
Escalation process is a process in which the resolution of a situation moves to a higher level of management or expertise because the situation can not be solved at a lower level.
Economy indicates generally the effort to minimize expended resources, especially financial resources.
Exposure in risk management is a term that refers to the potential danger that may or may not occur. This is the type of risk.
E2E is an End-to-End abbreviation and means only between two sides, two parties.
Experiencing is a term belonging to the basic psychological categories. It is realized continuous stream of psychic awareness.
Elevator Pitch (or Elevator Speech) is an informal term for a brief introduction of the company, product, project or startup to the potential business partner or investor.