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dc.title Implementation of R & D results and INDUSTRY 4.0 influenced by selected macroeconomic indicators en
dc.contributor.author Švarcová, Jena
dc.contributor.author Urbánek, Tomáš
dc.contributor.author Povolná, Lucie
dc.contributor.author Sobotková, Eliška
dc.relation.ispartof Applied Sciences (Switzerland)
dc.identifier.issn 2076-3417 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2019
utb.relation.volume 9
utb.relation.issue 9
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI AG)
dc.identifier.doi 10.3390/app9091846
dc.relation.uri https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/9/9/1846
dc.subject INDUSTRY 4.0 en
dc.subject economic recession en
dc.subject research and development indicators en
dc.description.abstract Successful timing of INDUSTRY 4.0 projects in businesses can be disrupted by the coming of a recession. The authors assume a close link between INDUSTRY 4.0 and research and development (R & D) projects. R & D projects are statistically internationally monitored and have a significant impact on European Union economic policies. This article explores the impact of the two economic recessions in 2009 and 2012-2013 on the number of R & D entities and human resources involved in R & D in the Czech Republic. The method of multivariate statistics with dummy variables was used. Research has shown that different sectors (business sector, government sector, higher education sector, and non-profit sector) show a different development of the number of R & D entities in times of economic crisis. The research findings indicate that current European Union grant support, tax relief, and other specific factors appear to be more important for the development of R & D projects in the Czech Republic than the effects of economic recession. In terms of longer time horizons, however, the effects of the business cycle cannot be ignored. In order to predict economic development, enterprises and other subjects can use leading macroeconomic indicators. © 2019 by the authors. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Management and Economics
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1008796
utb.identifier.obdid 43879949
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-85067198630
utb.identifier.wok 000469756000125
utb.source j-scopus
dc.date.accessioned 2019-08-13T10:17:21Z
dc.date.available 2019-08-13T10:17:21Z
dc.description.sponsorship Internal Grant Agency of FaME TBU [IGA/FaME/2018/001, RO/2018/08]
dc.rights Attribution 4.0 International
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.rights.access openAccess
utb.ou Department of Economics
utb.contributor.internalauthor Švarcová, Jena
utb.contributor.internalauthor Urbánek, Tomáš
utb.contributor.internalauthor Povolná, Lucie
utb.contributor.internalauthor Sobotková, Eliška
utb.fulltext.sponsorship This research was funded by the Internal Grant Agency of FaME TBU IGA/FaME/2018/001 “Leading indicators in the buying behavior of companies in B2B markets” and RO/2018/08 “Research on qualitative and quantitative changes in demand on the Czech labor market with the introduction of INDUSTRY 4.0”.
utb.wos.affiliation [Svarcova, Jena; Povolna, Lucie; Sobotkova, Eliska] Tomas Bata Univ Zlin, Dept Econ, Zlin 76001, Czech Republic; [Urbanek, Tomas] Tomas Bata Univ Zlin, Dept Stat & Quantitat Methods, Zlin 76001, Czech Republic
utb.scopus.affiliation Department of Economics, Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Zlín, 76001, Czech Republic; Department of Statistics and Quantitative Methods, Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Zlín, 76001, Czech Republic
utb.fulltext.projects IGA/FaME/2018/001
utb.fulltext.projects RO/2018/08
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