Innovation as an immanent attribute of an agile enterprise
Agnieszka Rzepka () and
Andrzej J. Olak ()
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Agnieszka Rzepka: Lublin University of Technology
Andrzej J. Olak: Bronislaw Markiewicz State Higher School of Technology and Economics in Jaroslaw
Ekonomia i Prawo, 2018, vol. 17, issue 2, 211-221
Motivation: Each organization faces the challenge of operating in an environment that is unpredictable and turbulent. Emergence of business era caused that change had become a key feature that determines the economic environment of an enterprise. Market environment forces companies to seek strategic orientation that would allow them to use market opportunities and come to grips with growing customer demands. These goals can only be achieved by an organization that bears the hallmarks of agility. Therefore, one can assume that the condition of gaining competitive advantage and innovation of modern companies is possessing by them the attributes of agility. The agile organization is innovative, which means that it puts an emphasis on research and development, implements innovation, invests in new technologies and innovative programs. Aim: The purpose of this article is to analyse relationships between obtaining an ability to be innovative and agility attributes of an organization. Result: The presented research confirms that there is a connection between having agility attributes by a company and obtaining by it a high level of innovation. Many authors also specify important role of IT system in introducing product innovations and innovation processes.
Keywords: innovation; agile; SME (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: O30 M21 P42 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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