About the project
The aim of the project is to develop an integrated and dynamic conceptual model of key meta-rules, determinants and effects of opportunity-based approach to innovation management in small business (SMEs) as well as its operationalization and empirical verification based on expert research as well as quantitative and qualitative analyses conducted on a sample of SMEs from selected EU countries.
- Expert research using the Delphi method to verify the theoretical assumptions and operationalization of the conceptual model.
- Quantitative survey research on a sample of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises from 6 selected EU countries representing various levels of innovativeness potential: the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Poland, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
- Qualitative case study research on the sample of SMEs innovation leaders from the Czech Republic and Poland. The objective is to identify leading patterns for opportunity-based approach to innovation management.
This research project is fully financed from the funds of the
National Science Centre, Poland.
Project no. 2015/17/B/HS4/00988
The project is implemented between 2016-2020.
The participation in this project is completely voluntary and free of any charges for enterprises. We are fully financed by National Science Centre, Poland and we do not need any additional funds. Therefore, we do not charge any fees/commissions for participation in this project.
The project is fully non-commercial. It does not involve promotion of any products/services, any product-placement activities or any other marketing activities. Our aim is only to present the companies that took part in the survey research by obtaining their voluntary permission to place their data on the project website and provide a certificate confirming participation in the survey research.
We are not focused on collecting, processing or sharing any personal data. Participation in the survey research may be completely anonymous. However, companies that would like to present their data on the project website and/or receive a certificate confirming participation in the survey are asked to provide their company name, registered office address, website address and e-mail. These data are of purely organizational nature. in the case of entrepreneurs – individual persons, consent to the processing of personal data is required.
The project is of scientific nature only. The results of the survey research will be presented in an aggregated form only without giving the name of specific companies.
Project Head Office
Department of Management
Faculty of Management and Production Engineering
Lodz University of Technology
Piotrkowska 266, PL-90-924 Lodz, Poland
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