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Autor
Grabowski Wojciech (University of Lodz, Poland), Stawasz Edward (University of Lodz, Poland)
Tytuł
Business Consulting, Knowledge Absorptive Capacity, and Innovativeness: a Triangular Model for Micro and Small Enterprises in Poland
Źródło
Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Innovation (JEMI), 2023, vol. 19, nr 1, s. 7-40, tab., rys., aneks, bibliogr. s. 33-38
Tytuł własny numeru
Current Trends in Entrepreneurship: Entrepreneurial Orientation, Intention, and Alertness
Słowa kluczowe
Doradztwo, Innowacyjność, Dyfuzja wiedzy, Modele wielorównaniowe, Modele ekonometryczne, Gospodarka
Consultancy, Innovative character, Knowledge diffussion, Multi-equation models, Econometric models, Economy
Uwagi
Klasyfikacja JEL: C35, D22, L20
streszcz., summ.
Abstrakt
CEL: W artykule zaproponowano trójkątny model zależności między doradztwem biznesowym, zdolnością absorpcji wiedzy i innowacyjnością. Badana jest rola zdolności absorpcji wiedzy w stymulowaniu wpływu doradztwa biznesowego na innowacyjność. METODYKA: Badanie empiryczne prowadzone jest metodą CATI na podstawie danych dotyczących 382 polskich mikro i małych przedsiębiorstw. Zdefiniowano zmienne jakościowe odzwierciedlające korzystanie z doradztwa biznesowego, zdolność absorpcji wiedzy oraz innowacyjność. Zaproponowano wielowymiarowy model dyskretnego wyboru uwzględniający relacje między tymi konstruktami i oszacowano jego parametry. WYNIKI: Wyniki badania empirycznego wskazują, że doradztwo biznesowe w Polsce i podobnych krajach może pomóc firmom we wdrażaniu innowacyjnych rozwiązań. Zdolność absorpcji wiedzy stymuluje innowacyjność i wpływa pozytywnie na relacje pomiędzy korzystaniem z doradztwa biznesowego a poprawą innowacyjności. Choć częstotliwość korzystania z doradztwa biznesowego jest ważnym czynnikiem w podnoszeniu innowacyjności, to współpraca konsultanta z menedżerem ma większe znaczenie. IMPLIKACJE: Wyniki badania empirycznego wskazują, że kooperacja między konsultantem a osobami zarządzającymi przedsiębiorstwem może pomóc zredukować różnicę w opiniach i zakończyć konflikty wewnątrz firmy. Doradztwo biznesowe okazuje się mieć bezpośredni i pośredni wpływ na innowacyjność. Pośredni wpływ polega na oddziaływaniu na zdolność absorpcji wiedzy, która jest ważną determinantą innowacyjności. ORYGINALNOŚĆ I WARTOŚĆ: Zaproponowano autorski trójkątny model relacji między doradztwem biznesowym, zdolnością absorpcji wiedzy i innowacyjnością. Zaawansowane metody ekonometryczne są wykorzystywane w celu analizy złożonych zależności między wykorzystaniem doradztwa biznesowego, zdolnością absorpcji wiedzy i poprawą innowacyjności. Ponadto wyniki estymacji parametrów modelu ekonometrycznego dostarczają ciekawych rekomendacji dla polityki wspierania rozwoju doradztwa biznesowego w polskiej gospodarce. (abstrakt oryginalny)

PURPOSE: This paper proposes a triangular relationship between business consulting, knowledge absorptive capacity, and innovativeness. The role of knowledge absorptive capacity in stimulating the impact of business consulting on innovativeness is studied. METHODOLOGY: An empirical study is conducted using the CATI method, and it is based on data concerning 382 Polish micro and small enterprises. Qualitative variables reflecting using business consulting, knowledge absorptive capacity and innovativeness are defined. The multivariate discrete choice model taking into account relationships among these constructs, is proposed and its parameters are estimated. FINDINGS: The results of the empirical research indicate that business consulting in Poland and similar countries may help firms implement innovative solutions. Knowledge absorptive capacity stimulates innovativeness and has a positive impact on the relationship between using business consulting and improvement in innovativeness. Though the frequency of using business consulting is an important factor in improving innovativeness, cooperation between a consultant and a manager matters more. IMPLICATIONS: Results of the empirical research indicate that cooperation between a consultant and a manager may help reduce differences of opinion and internal conflicts. A higher propensity to cooperate may significantly improve the functioning of an enterprise. Business consulting has an indirect and direct effect on innovativeness. It has a positive impact on knowledge absorptive capacity, while better knowledge stimulates innovativeness. ORIGINALITY AND VALUE: An original triangular model of the relationship between business consulting, knowledge absorptive capacity, and innovativeness is proposed. Advanced econometric methods are used in order to find complex relationships between using business consulting, knowledge absorptive capacity, and improvement in innovativeness. Moreover, results of the estimation of the parameters of the econometric model provide interesting recommendations for policies supporting the development of business consulting in the Polish economy. (original abstract)
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