DBPapers
DOI: 10.5593/sgem2012/s03.v1033

METHODOLOGY OF EVALUATION OF INNOVATIVE QUALITY OF BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT AND ITS APPLICATION IN MORAVIA-SILESIA REGION

I. CERNY, L. KREMARSKA, M. VANEK, P. BORA
Wednesday 1 August 2012 by Libadmin2012

References: 12th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference, www.sgem.org, SGEM2012 Conference Proceedings/ ISSN 1314-2704, June 17-23, 2012, Vol. 1, 653 - 660 pp

ABSTRACT

With regard to the transformation of centrally planned economy to market economy
there have occurred great changes in the business environment under new conditions in
the pre-accession period of the Czech Republic into the European Union. The business
environment is very various, dynamic and complex. It is influenced by many factors,
which can have positive or negative impacts on the environment. These factors can be
included into 6 groups. There are business factors, labour factors, infrastructural factors,
local factors, price factors and environmental factors. The paper deals with the
evaluation of the innovative quality of business environment based on these factors. For
this purpose a methodology of the evaluation it is worked out. It is applied to the
evaluation of the innovative quality of business environment of the Moravian-Silesian
Region and of other Czech regions in the pre-accession period of the Czech Republic
into the European Union. Finally, changes in the business environment of the Moravian-
Silesian Region after the accession to the European Union are described in this paper.

Keywords: business environment, factors, innovation, Porter’s model.