The monograph presents a comprehensive and holistic approach to the study of innovativeness of enterprises and the economy in Poland. Such an approach determines its originality against the background of previous works. An interesting intertwining of theory and practice, the argumentation of great theoreticians of the subject with cases of innovative activity in Poland is an indisputable source of knowledge not only for research but also for education and substantive, and not only technical training of managers.
Excerpted from the review of
Professor Ewa Okoń-Horodyńska
The monograph can be considered as a mature study, with significant cognitive, substantive and didactic values, which can be useful both for economic politicians, making decisions regarding economic policy, in particular innovation policy, as well as for researchers and students.
Excerpted from the review of
Professor Krystyna Poznańska


Liczba stron211
WydawcaWydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego
ISBN-13978-83-8142-786-9
Numer wydania1
Język publikacjiangielski
Informacja o sprzedawcyePWN sp. z o.o.

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Spis treści

  Introduction    7
  
  Chapter 1. The Concept of Stages of Economic Development: The Case of Poland    11
  Introduction – The Concept of Stages of Economic Development    11
  1.1. Quantitative Characteristics of Polish Development Stage    24
  1.2. Analysis of Empirical Data Obtained in the Project    33
  1.3. Analysis of Correlation    41
  
  Chapter 2. Exogenous, Civilizational and Systemic Determinants for Innovative Development of Polish Economy    47
  Introduction    47
  2.1. Secular Stagnation by Alvin H. Hansen    51
  2.2. Relevance of Secular Stagnation Theory – Threat to Investments and Innovations    52
  2.3. Casus Poland – Development and Stagnation Antinomian Drift    55
  
  Chapter 3. Endogenous Barriers for Moving Polish Economy to the Innovation-driven Stage of Development    61
  Introduction    61
  3.1. Institutional syntheses    62
  3.2. Endogenous Theoretical Syntheses    65
  3.3. Results of Empirical Analysis    68
  
  Chapter 4. Demand Determinants of Innovative Processes in the Transitional Phase of Development    77
  Introduction    77
  4.1. The Demand Side of Innovativeness – a Review of Literature    80
  4.1.1. The Demand Side of Economic Development    80
  4.1.2. The Neoclassical Theory of Consumer Choice    82
  4.1.3. Changes in Consumer Preferences    85
  4.1.4. Technological and Cultural Innovations    89
  4.2. Empirical Studies    91
  4.2.1. Hypotheses    92
  4.2.2. Results of Statistical Analysis    95
  4.2.3. Regression Models    103
  4.2.4. Conclusions and Recommendations    107
  
  Chapter 5. Supply Factors of the Innovativeness of Polish Economy in Transitional Development Phase    111
  Introduction    111
  5.1. Theoretical and Research Basis    112
  5.2. Analysis of Results    125
  5.3. The Financial Zone of Innovative Enterprises    139
  5.3.1. Research Assumptions and Methods    139
  5.3.2. Basic Data and Financial Ratios of the Surveyed Enterprises    142
  5.3.3. An Analysis of Correlation between Spending on Innovation and the Selected Economic and Financial Values    144
  5.4. The Internet and Digital Technologies in the Operation and Strategies of Enterprises    150
  
  Chapter 6. The Role of Research Sector in the Transition towards Innovation driven Economy    159
  Introduction    159
  6.1. Research Sector and Investment driven Economy    160
  6.2. Research Sector and Innovation driven Economy    163
  6.3. Polish Science and Economy in the Transitional Stage of Economic Development    167
  6.4. Business and a Research Unit – Mutual Expectations    171
  6.5. Cooperation between the Research Sector and Economy in Poland    174
  
  Summary and Recommendations    185
  References    195
  List of Tables    209
  List of Figures    211
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