The significance of a university for the development of local administration on the example of Polkowice, one of the richest communes in Poland

Jan_Walczak_1In this article the author discusses the image of a non-public university in the context of the imageof the local government which functions on the territory where the university is located. The author discusses the mutual influence of both entities and the resulting benefits. In order to illustrate the subject the example has been taken of one of the richest and best-developing local governments in Poland – the Community of Polkowice – which in 2002 decided to establish its own university together with the District (poviat) of Polkowice. The university is financed to a large extent, which is probably an … Czytaj więcej »

Positive image of university and local government – common cause

In this article the author discusses the image of a non-public university in the context of the image of the local government which functions on the territory where the university is located. The author discusses the mutual influence of both entities and the resulting benefits. In order to illustrate the subject the example has been taken of one of the richest and best-developing local governments in Poland – the Community of Polkowice – which in 2002 decided to establish its own university together with the District (poviat) of Polkowice. The university is financed to a large extent, which is probably … Czytaj więcej »

Science, technology and business – market or interactive coordination

Recent decades have witnessed a growing interest in the importance of science and technology for business development and how they affect the positions of individual companies and their economic performance. Over the years the discussion involved R&D people and general managers from industry, researchers and administrative managers from universities and policy people from governments. The crucial issue is about the present state of the technology-business interface and the general connections among scientific research, development of technologies and economic development in terms of the performance of business units. This is interesting for us as our research group has extensive experience in … Czytaj więcej »