Factors controlling a quarry's profit

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dc.contributor.author Dvořáček, Jaroslav
dc.contributor.author Sousedíková, Radmila
dc.contributor.author Barták, Pavel
dc.contributor.author Štěrba, Jiří
dc.contributor.author Zapletalová, Radmila
dc.date.accessioned 2011-09-30T06:43:37Z
dc.date.available 2011-09-30T06:43:37Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.citation International journal of mining, reclamation and environment. 2011, vol. 25, issue 3, p. 248-257. cs
dc.identifier.issn 1748-0930
dc.identifier.issn 1748-0949
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10084/89136
dc.description.abstract Business profits are controlled by natural and technological parameters, besides human factors, and these vary from industry to industry. This study investigates the natural factors that influence the profitability of the quarries used for extraction of raw materials for building industries. The study covers 70 profit- and loss-making quarry enterprises operating in 2008; 50 of them operating in 2009. These quarries, which are located in seven countries of Central and Eastern Europe, are owned by a major international company. Discriminant analysis was used for classifying these enterprises as profit- or loss-making enterprises. As inputs for the analysis, eight standard company procedure monitoring parameters and two parameters acquired by special inquiries were used. The results show that profitability of the quarries is controlled primarily by human factors (organisation and management of quarry operations) and the tenure of the quarry, i.e. the period for which the enterprise was in the possession of the company. Natural factors play a secondary role in controlling sales revenue. cs
dc.format.extent 427492 bytes cs
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf cs
dc.language.iso en cs
dc.publisher Taylor & Francis cs
dc.relation.ispartofseries International journal of mining, reclamation and environment cs
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17480930.2011.552281 cs
dc.subject quarries cs
dc.subject profit cs
dc.subject natural factors cs
dc.subject discriminant analysis cs
dc.title Factors controlling a quarry's profit cs
dc.type article cs
dc.identifier.location Není ve fondu ÚK cs
dc.identifier.doi 10.1080/17480930.2011.552281
dc.rights.access openAccess
dc.type.version submittedVersion
dc.type.status Peer-reviewed cs
dc.description.source Web of Science
dc.description.volume 25 cs
dc.description.issue 3 cs
dc.description.lastpage 257 cs
dc.description.firstpage 248 cs
dc.identifier.wos 000294725900004

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