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The Management of Innovation Process from Market Orientation Perspective in Automotive Industry


  • Amalia PANDELICÃ

    () (Faculty of Economics, University of Pitesti, Romania)

  • Mihaela DIACONU

    () (Faculty of Economics, University of Pitesti, Romania)


Marketing and management researchers pointed out, beginning whit ’90s, the benefits of implementation of a new business philosophy – market orientation. Even if, the concept has an interdisciplinary approach, all academics and managers started from the same point – market orientation is a business philosophy, which connects all the functional areas of the organization to environment in which operates and ensures long-term profitability. Even if, the market orientation concept was the topic for many researches, in economic literature any framework model of implementation was not developed. In the article we present a framework model, which will emphasise the steps, and changes that an organization has to do to become market orientated, beginning from the particular case of automobile industry.

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  • Amalia PANDELICÃ & Mihaela DIACONU, 2011. "The Management of Innovation Process from Market Orientation Perspective in Automotive Industry," Scientific Bulletin - Economic Sciences, University of Pitesti, vol. 10(2), pages 108-115.
  • Handle: RePEc:pts:journl:y:2011:i:2:p:108-115

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    1. Daniela Mihai, 2012. "Analysis of Current State and Future Trends of Auto Parts Manufacturing Sector in Romania," Annals of the University of Petrosani, Economics, University of Petrosani, Romania, vol. 12(3), pages 167-178.

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    market orientation; innovation process; implementation process; automotive industry;

    JEL classification:

    • M10 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - General
    • M21 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Economics - - - Business Economics
    • M31 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Marketing and Advertising - - - Marketing


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