we are giving you the issue 1/2018 of our journal. This journal issue contains three interesting papers.
The paper which was prepared by Biceková is focused on the topic of fiscal decentralization, namely the fiscal coverage of NUTS 3 self-governing powers in Slovakia. First, the paper describes the areas of operation of self-governing regions, their financing and further analyses selected financial aspects of NUTS 3. In conclusion, the author states that fiscal decentralization reduces the financial dependence of territorial self-government on the state budget, further that fiscal decentralization contributes to a limited extent also to the financial independence of regions. Regional problems are seen by Biceková in weak competencies regarding decision-making in the part of tax revenues, which does not affect the regions stimulatingly.
Agata Pierścieniak points out the importance of collaboration in the local activity of local government units in Poland in his paper. First, the author identifies the basic dimensions of local development in which collaboration can be realized. Secondly, it emphasizes the main areas of research into the phenomenon of collaboration. The presented analysis of the phenomenon of collaboration as determinants of local development from the point of view of subjective and objective perspective can help in organization of knowledge in the framework of collaboration at the local level of government units.
The authors Křížovská, Puchýř and Vaňková present a paper “Risk management of insufficiently elaborated project documentation”. The issue of risk management and projects is demonstrated on the example of a medium-sized construction enterprises of regional significance. The paper defines in the basic concepts related to the project documentation in its theoretical part. The application part of the paper contains the complete project documentation of the implemented project, identifies shortcomings and proposes measures to improve the situation.
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Editor-in-chief of the Journal
COLLABORATION AS A DETERMINANT OF LOCAL DEVELOPMENT – RESEARCH CHALLENGES
A MANAGEMENT OF A RISK OF AN INSUFFICIENTLY ELABORATE PROJECT DOCUMENTATION
Eliška Křížovská, Bohumil Puchýř, Lucie Vaňková