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dc.title Cluster policy in Slovakia and its significant regional aspects en
dc.contributor.author Sopoligová, Martina
dc.relation.ispartof Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Finance and Economics 2016
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.citation.spage 574
dc.citation.epage 584
dc.event.title 3rd International Conference on Finance and Economics (ICFE)
dc.event.location Ho Chi Minh City
utb.event.state-en Vietnam
utb.event.state-cs Vietnam
dc.event.sdate 2016-06-15
dc.event.edate 2016-06-17
dc.type conferenceObject
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Tomas Bata University in Zlín
dc.subject cluster en
dc.subject cluster policy en
dc.subject region en
dc.subject national strategy en
dc.subject operational programme en
dc.subject Slovakia en
dc.description.abstract In Slovakia, the role of clusters has long been underappreciated, and the country still has no explicit cluster policy. The first official policy document mentioning cluster concepts and clusters was the National Strategic Reference Framework for 2007-2013. This document recognizes clusters as a tool for increasing the competitiveness of companies and a way to turn theoretical research results into global market practices. To achieve national strategy goals, it is important to incorporate national strategies on clusters into regional operational programmes. Regional governments and supporting agencies, therefore, play a crucial role in the design and implementation of strategic clusters. There is no agency, organisation or ministry in Slovakia explicitly devoted to clusters. Slovak clusters have emerged mostly from the "bottom-up," some of them with the support of regional governments. The author describes the existing cluster-based policy at a national and regional level in the country. An analysis of regional aspects of Slovak cluster policy based on telephone interviews and questionnaires directed at representatives of all Slovak self-governing regions has been carried out. To improve existing cluster policy at the regional level, recommendations are made. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Management and Economics
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1008944
utb.identifier.rivid RIV/70883521:28120/16:43874370!RIV17-MSM-28120___
utb.identifier.obdid 43874995
utb.identifier.wok 000471168600047
utb.source d-wok
dc.date.accessioned 2019-08-16T09:30:11Z
dc.date.available 2019-08-16T09:30:11Z
dc.description.sponsorship Internal Grant Agency of FaME TBU [IGA/FaME/2015/0036]
utb.contributor.internalauthor Sopoligová, Martina
utb.fulltext.sponsorship The author is thankful to the Internal Grant Agency of FaME TBU No. IGA/FaME/2015/0036, ―The impact of the concept of cluster policy on the establishment and the viability of cluster companies,‖ for the financial support of this research and also to all representatives of self-governing regions which took part in the study.
utb.wos.affiliation [Sopoligova, Martina] Tomas Bata Univ Zlin, Fac Management & Econ, Mostni 5139, Zlin 76001, Czech Republic
utb.fulltext.projects IGA/FaME/2015/0036
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