APPROACH TO INNOVATION AND INNOVATIVE INDUSTRIAL ENTERPRISE INFRASTRUCTURE

1 PETERKOVÁ Jindra
Co-authors:
1 LUDVÍK Ladislav
Institution:
1 VSB - Technical University of Ostrava, Faculty of Economics, Ostrava, Czech Republic, EU jindra.peterkova@vsb.cz, ladislav.ludvik@vsb.cz
Conference:
24th International Conference on Metallurgy and Materials, Hotel Voronez I, Brno, Czech Republic, EU, June 3rd - 5th 2015
Proceedings:
Proceedings 24th International Conference on Metallurgy and Materials
Pages:
1757-1762
ISBN:
978-80-87294-58-1
ISSN:
2694-9296
Published:
12th January 2015
Proceedings of the conference were published in Web of Science and Scopus.
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Abstract

It appears that in contemporary entrepreneurial environment industrial enterprises that are able to realize regular and targeted changes survives. These changes or innovations are implemented not only for survival, but also for gaining significant market position. Innovation is supposed to be a creative destruction of current status, and a tool to enhance long-term competitiveness and necessary condition for successful business. Innovation should contain development impulse, should lead to enhanced performance, return and utility features. In industrial company a precondition for successful innovation implementation is an existence of innovative infrastructure that enables to create, transform and amplify resources (especially organizational and human capital) to required effect (e.g. financial capital). The aim of the paper is the confirmation of enterprise infrastructure at a sample of 99 large industrial companies and insight into one metallurgical company in the Czech Republic. First data were gained by empirical probe.

Keywords: Innovations, innovative infrastructure, industrial enterprise, empirical survey

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