Catalin Gheorghe
Department of Engineering and Industrial Management, Transylvania University of Brasov, Brasov, Romania

4th International Conference – ERAZ 2018 – KNOWLEDGE BASED SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, Sofia- Bulgaria, June 7, 2018, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade, Serbia;  Faculty of Business Studies, Mediterranean University – Podgorica, Montenegro; University of National and World Economy – Sofia, Bulgaria; Faculty of Commercial and Business Studies – Celje, Slovenia; Faculty of Applied Management, Economics and Finance – Belgrade, Serbia, ISBN 978-86-80194-12-7


The low level of enterprise digitization prevents productivity improvements. By addressing the main digital technologies included in the digital intensity index, Romania is among the three EU Member States, with the lowest proportion of enterprises with high digital intensity. Although the percentage of enterprises with a very high digital intensity is superior to those in the equivalent Member States and is close to the EU average, the digital competencies of the labor force are among the lowest in the EU. Despite the existence of a large number of qualified ICT specialists, workers in the labor market generally lack digital competencies, which affect the level of productivity of Romanian enterprises. Taking into consideration these general coordinates, the study aims are: determining the position occupied by Romania in the EU, identifying the causes leading to the low level of digitization, determining the influence on productivity and finding growth solutions.

Key words

enterprise digitization, digital technologies, digital intensity


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