Barriers to Technological Innovation and International Market Orientation of Polish Manufacturing Enterprises

Małgorzata Stefania Lewandowska

Abstract


The aim of this paper is to assess the influence of innovation barriers for technological innovation on the innovation performance as well as sales market orientation of Polish firms. The analysis is conducted on the sample of 7783 manufacturing enterprises participating in the survey GUS PNT–02/CIS for the years 2008–2010. The results show statistically significant relations between innovation barriers and both innovation performance and international market orientation of surveyed firms. Various advanced statistical methods were used in order to verify research hypotheses. The results of the study reveal complexity of interactions between analysed variables leading to the conclusion that innovation process cannot be reduced to linear relationships only.

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innovativeness; competitiveness; Polish firms; Community Innovation Survey questionnaire

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17951/h.2015.49.3.99
Data publikacji: 2015-08-12 10:29:41
Data złożenia artykułu: 2015-08-11 12:33:31


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