On the Apparent Dependence of the Activities of Innovative Enterprises in the Mazovia Voivodeship on the Awareness of Pro-Innovative Management
Purpose: This article points out the relationship between the actual innovativeness of the company and the articulation of the need for innovation by representatives of the management, the presence of structures responsible for the implementation of innovation, and the impact of pro-innovation motivation of employees. Approach/Methodology/Design: The objective was achieved based on dichotomous and explanatory features as well as quality features of nominal scale. The dependence of the whole system of dichotomous variables was evaluated based on the logistic regression model. The results were also supported by the correlation coefficient ϕ (fi), appropriate for the assessment of the relationship between pairs of dichotomous variables. Findings: The actual innovativeness of the company, which translates into implemented innovations, does not depend on the management's conviction about the need to introduce innovations, the existence of an innovation-dedicated unit, employee motivation and the exchange of information about innovations. Practical Implications: Organizations seeking to maximize would often conduct pro-innovation activities aimed at implementing innovation. Managers appreciate the results that suggest that there is a strict dependence of activities on the pro-innovative awareness of the management staff, and thus construct them in this regard. Originality/Value: The originality of this article is the unique original research that so far has not been paid attention to in the research aspect.