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Case Study In The Field Of Innovation In Selected Companies In Slovak Republic


  • Hajduová Zuzana

    () (Faculty of Business Economics with seat in Košice, University of Economics, Slovak Republic)

  • Lacko Roman

    () (Faculty of Business Economics with seat in Košice, University of Economics, Slovak Republic)

  • Mildeová Stanislava

    () (Faculty of Informatics and Statistics, University of Economics, Czech Republic)

  • Stričík Michal

    () (Faculty of Business Economics with seat in Košice, University of Economics, Slovak Republic)


Innovations are the source of competitive advantage and direction of the strategic choices are the most important factor determining the success of a business in the 21st century. In this context, the objective is to examine the contribution of the innovation process in small and medium-sized enterprises in the Slovak Republic, with the help of analysis we evaluate the benefits of the introduction of innovations, and search for the structure of the system and behaviour of systems archetypes. There is some evidence that might be used as advice to help with effectivity of innovation process in wider international spectrum.

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  • Hajduová Zuzana & Lacko Roman & Mildeová Stanislava & Stričík Michal, 2015. "Case Study In The Field Of Innovation In Selected Companies In Slovak Republic," Scientific Annals of Economics and Business, Sciendo, vol. 62(1), pages 103-119, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:vrs:aicuec:v:62:y:2015:i:1:p:103-119:n:8

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    1. Daria Ciriaci & Pietro Moncada-Paterno-Castello & Peter Voigt, 2012. "Does size or age of innovative firms affect their growth persistence? Evidence from a panel of innovative Spanish firms," JRC Working Papers JRC74052, Joint Research Centre (Seville site).
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