Fourth industrial revolution and managers’ cognitive competences

The purpose of this article is defining the cognitive competences (cognitive, character-related and social), which in our opinion managers should have under conditions of the fourth industrial revolution (economy 4.0). We pay particular attention to the function of innovation marketer, that is, a specialist whose role is acting as an agent between the sphere of business and the sphere of science (research and development). This relation conditioning the innovativeness of companies to a large extent determines the success of the economy 4.0 project.

Professor Lidia Białoń, Warsaw Management University, Poland – The head of the Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship Czytaj więcej »

The role of higher education institutions in shaping the intellectual capital in light of marketing innovation

The systemic approach implied by marketing innovation requires professional shaping of the intellectual capital. Innovation marketing shall fulfill its role on the basis of 5 i’s principle. Fulfillment of those tasks requires specialists, thoroughly trained in marketing, management and in the theoretical foundations for innovative activity. The higher education institutions are responsible for preparing such specialists. The fundamental problems lie both in constructing adequate curricula and in training the instructors for using them in class. On the one hand, such program should derive from the logic of the processes of innovation; on the other it should draw from the rules … Czytaj więcej »