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A Conceptual Framework for Formalization of National Innovation Systems

Japan. Pinter, London 1987. Freeman, C. - The National System of Innovation in historical perspective [in] Cambridge Journal of Economics. Vol. 19, 1995, pp. 5-24. Global Innovation Index. Insead, The Business School for the World 2009. Hollanders H., Esser F. C. - Measuring innovation efficiency. ProInno Europe. InnoMetrics, 2007. Karlsson M. - Commercialization of Research Results in the United States: An overview of Federal and academic technology transfer

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Staircase To Sustainable Development

), 74:44-53 (accessed 10 May 2014). http://www.elsevier.com/locate/jclepro [17] Fore S., Mbohwa G.T. (2010) - Cleaner production for environmental conscious manufacturing in the foundry industry. Journal of Engineering Design Technology (online), 8(3):314-333. (Accessed 21 June 2013). http://dutlib.dut.ac.za:2057/docview/1012253156 [18] Godschalk S. (2008) - Does Corporate Environmental Accounting Make Business Sense. Eco-efficiency in Industry and Science. 24: 249-265. [19] Henriques I., Sadorsky P. (2007) - Environmental Technical and

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What is Innovativeness: Literature Review

Efficiency and Productivity Analysis . Springer, New York 2005. [14] Cooper W.W., Seiford L.M., Tone K. - Data Envelopment Analysis and its Uses . Springer, New York 2006. [15] Dahlman C.J. - Technology Strategy in East Asian Developing Countries [in] Journal of Asian Economics, 5, 1994, pp. 541-572. [16] Dernis H., Khan M. - Triadic Patent Families Methodology . STI Working Paper 2004/2, OECD, Paris 2004. [17] Dosi G., Freeman C., Nelson R., Silverberg G., Soete L. - Technological Change and Economic

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A New Concept of Evaluation of the Production Assets

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Production assets management in a company is a traditional function, which in the period of transition of the Polish economy gradually lost the role of co-relation with the production function to the function of marketing and sales, finance or even logistics. An efficiency was selected as the main operating criterion at the company level i.e. the ability to reach a set goal of the final activities. Technological efficiency at the level of the production station is expressed by the ratio of technological efficiency, at the level of production cell the efficiency of technology influence on efficiency of production cell. The inspiration for this paper were the new approach to company value on the market, including the value of assets, and advancement in the production technology and an appearance of modern tools.

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Compromising Long-Term Sustainability for Short-Term Profit Maximization: Unethical Business Practice

in the foundry industry. Journal of Engineering Design Technology 8(3):314-333 [online] Available at: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/17260531011086180 [Accessed 6 Aprile 2016]. [8] Godschalk, S., 2008. Does Corporate Environmental Accounting Make Business Sense. Eco-efficiency in Industry and Science. 24:249-265. [online] Available at: http://www.academia.edu/10384051/does_coporate_environmental_accounting_make_business_sense [Accessed 9 November 2015]. [9] Jasch, C., 2009. Environmental and Material Flow Cost Accounting

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The Effect Of The Use Of Mobile Technologies By Management In Polish Manufacturing Enterprises On The Efficiency Of Knowledge Transfer Within A Company

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This article elaborates an existence of a positive effect of the use of mobile technologies by managers, according to their competences, on the efficiency of explicit knowledge transfer in a manufacturing company. It focuses on the set of the competences of managers, who use the mobile technologies in manufacturing companies and is based on a survey and data obtained from 119 Polish manufacturing enterprises. This article develops a framework of how managers can determinate the knowledge transfer in a manufacturing company and further discusses the research results.

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Structuring Knowledge Management – Levels, Resources And Efficiency Areas Of Knowledge Management (part II)

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Part 1 of this article has been published in the article Structuring Knowledge Management – Classical Theory, Strategic Initiation and Operational Knowledge Management (DOI: 10.1515/fman-2015-0041). The previous article presented process cycles of knowledge management. This article proposes a layered model of knowledge management, and then shows how to organize knowledge management, both in terms of organizational structure management, and structuring knowledge resources.

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Smart Grids in the Process of Building a Competitive Economy and Energy Security in Europe

References [1] Brown M., McLeavey-Reville C. - Driving a Resource Efficiency Power Generation Sector in Europe. Delta Energy & Environment, May 2011. [2] European Commission - Communication From the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions. Smart Grids: From Innovation to Deployment . Brussels, 12.4.2011. [3] European Commission - EU Energy and Transport in Figures. Statistical Pocketbook 2010. [4

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Barriers for Empowerment in Organisations on the Basis of Surveys

Barriers for Empowerment in Organisations on the Basis of Surveys

The objective of the paper is to present the results of investigation regarding barriers for empowerment in the context of organisational problems of companies, their application in the search for solutions, and adequate implementation in order to increase the efficiency of the processes of decision-making.

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Evaluation of the Effects of Quality Management System Improvement

Evaluation of the Effects of Quality Management System Improvement

The article presents the tools that enable organizations to assess the effects of improvement of the quality management system, such as internal and external audits; risk management, measures of effectiveness and efficiency of processes, evaluation of customer satisfaction, quality cost analysis; analysis of best practices and self-assessment. The effectiveness use of these tools depends on the progress of the efforts of organizations in activities related to its improvement, knowledge and skills of employees and managers, who should show the positive attitude of leadership and involvement.

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