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dc.title Differences in innovativeness and risk-taking between microenterprises and SMEs: Czech Republic case study en
dc.contributor.author Kozubíková, Ludmila
dc.relation.ispartof Actual Problems of Economics
dc.identifier.issn 1993-6788 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2016
utb.relation.volume 177
utb.relation.issue 3
dc.citation.spage 167
dc.citation.epage 177
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher National Academy of Management
dc.relation.uri http://search.proquest.com/docview/1781553740?pq-origsite=gscholar
dc.subject Czech Republic en
dc.subject Innovativeness en
dc.subject Microenterprises en
dc.subject Risk-taking en
dc.subject Small and medium enterprises en
dc.subject Survey of business owners en
dc.description.abstract The aim of this article is to examine the approach to innovativeness and risk-taking between microenterprises and others (small and medium-sized) in Czech Republic. The findings revealed that the researched entrepreneurs consider innovation policy being part of corporate policy as important. 62% of them regularly develop new products and services, and 38% invest a lot of money into the development of new methods and technologies. The results regarding the approach to risk have shown that 28% of the surveyed business owners can properly manage financial risks in their companies and 45% of them are trying to minimize the negative impact of financial risk by means of reserves creation. Statistically significant differences between microenterprises and SMEs were found both in the approach to innovation and in risk-taking, except the evaluation of ability to manage financial risk. © Ludmila Kozubikova, 2016. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Management and Economics
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1006388
utb.identifier.obdid 43874924
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-84964821639
utb.source j-scopus
dc.date.accessioned 2016-07-26T14:58:24Z
dc.date.available 2016-07-26T14:58:24Z
dc.rights Attribution 2.0 Generic
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/
dc.rights.access openAccess
utb.contributor.internalauthor Kozubíková, Ludmila
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