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Economic Essence, Place and Classification of Innovation Processes in Public Production


  • Khimchenko Andrey N.

    () (Donetsk National University)

  • Mahnovych Olena O.

    () (Donetsk National University)


The article studies the place and significance of innovation processes in public production. It offers hierarchy of the innovation theory. It presents the content levels of innovation theory notions as follows: the "innovation" notion is located at the first level; innovation activity, innovation process, objects and subjects of the innovation process - the second level of the hierarchy of notions. The widest among the third level notions is the innovation sphere, which includes: innovation infrastructure, innovation market and innovation products. "Innovation potential" is the fourth level notion. Innovation climate, innovation risk and innovation security is the aggregate of the fifth level notions. "Innovation policy" notion is at the top of the hierarchy. The article develops a classifier of innovation processes, in the basis of which there are the following classification features: the goal of the innovation process, degree of the radicality of execution of innovation processes, content of innovation processes, level of development and distribution of innovation processes, volume of execution of innovation processes, rates of distribution of innovation processes and type of the effect caused by innovation processes.

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  • Khimchenko Andrey N. & Mahnovych Olena O., 2013. "Economic Essence, Place and Classification of Innovation Processes in Public Production," Business Inform, RESEARCH CENTRE FOR INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT PROBLEMS of NAS (KHARKIV, UKRAINE), Kharkiv National University of Economics, issue 10, pages 71-76.
  • Handle: RePEc:idp:bizinf:y:2013:i:10:p:71_76

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