Manuela Rozalia GABOR, Lacramioara CÎMPIAN


The impact of information society – as a factor of organizational change (Dovenport, 2003) on performance of firms is increasingly approached and measured – by means of statistical indicators – in the specialty literature, developing in a fast pace and influencing all business sectors, from industrial, services, either touristic, medical, educational or public administration. Within the EU – 28 countries positive evolutions were registered in 2014 compared with 2010 related to adoption of e-business technologies in enterprises. In Romania, the development of indicators concerning information society compared to that of EU-28, have registered growth rates much higher than those of EU-28, EU-27 or Euro area, especially following the post-accession to the European Union. The average values of IT&C indicators for Romania - according to Eurostat – are much more different compared to EU-28 and, in this study we have applied statistical testing methods as regards these differencies by means of the Student t test. The results have shown that for two of the seven indicators of information society there are significant differencies, for share of enterprises' turnover on e-commerce and enterprises having received orders online (at least 1%), respectively.


comparative analysis, European Union – 28 countries, information society, Romania t test.


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