Place of research and development activity in the development policy of enterprises

- Jerzy Baruk Ph.D. Eng.

Jerzy BarukIn this article the author verifies the thesis that the popularity of investing in research and development activity (R&D)  in enterprises operating in the Member States of the European Union is variable and diverse. The basis of such verification is a statistical-comparative analysis of the results of the empirical researches on innovative trends in EU companies. The study was conducted in February 2015 by TNS Political & Social in 28 Member States of the European Union, Switzerland and the United States. Analysis of the popularity of investing in R&D in enterprises is carried out in  the following 3 dimensions: 1) the popularity of investing in R&D according to the country, 2) the popularity of investing in R&D according to the category of enterprises, 3) the volume of turnover invested in R&D according to country. The results of the studies confirmed the research thesis.

 

Jerzy Baruk, Ph.D. Eng., Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin, Poland – a retired academic of the Institute of Marketing and Management of the Faculty of Economics at the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin. His research work focuses on the organisational and economic aspects of innovation activities, innovation management and management through innovation, as well as the impact of innovation on the efficient functioning of organisations. Knowledge management and the relationship between the management of knowledge and innovation creation constitutes another area of his research work. Author of over 350 scientific publications on the broader aspects of innovation and knowledge management published in domestic and international scientific journals and conference materials. Author of four books and numerous other co-authored publications. He has also presented the results of his scholarly work and research at many domestic and international conferences. A fellow of the following learned organisations: Scientific Society of Organization and Management; Polish Association for Production Management; “Taures” Economic Initiative Enterprise in Warsaw; Lublin Scientific Society; Polish Praxeological Society; University – Industry – Science Partnership; Polish UNISPAR Working Group Society; Innovative Entrepreneurs’ Club at the Lublin Development Foundation. Advisor in the Lublin Branch of the Scientific Society for Organization and Management as well as the “Taures” Economic Initiative Enterprise in Warsaw.

DOI: 10.14611/minib.20.03.2016.10
Kontakt: jerzy.baruk(at)poczta.onet.pl
MINIB, 2016, Vol. 20, Issue 2

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