The benefits of IT tools in innovation process for SME sustainability

ALINA, MOLDOVAN and CARMEN, MARIA MURESAN and ELENA SIMINA, LAKATOS and LAURA, BACALI and OANA BIANCA, BERCEA (2015) The benefits of IT tools in innovation process for SME sustainability. In: Third International Conference on Advances in Management, Economics and Social Science - MES 2015, 10-11 December, 2015, Rome, Italy.

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Innovation in its both forms – open and closed - is essential for economic growth and it is associated both with processes and organizations and likewise, with social and institutional change. Advancement in information technology (IT) has led to major transformations in the way organizations operate, forcing them to invest in IT infrastructure so as to keep pace with competition and to retain Sustainability. The present paper approaches IT benefits in innovation process of SMEs, grouping them in three major categories: strategic, tactical and operational benefits. In the last section we present the results of preliminary study on IT benefits in SME’s from Romania and following research directions.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: IT, innovation, strategic benefits, tactical benefits, operational benefits.
Depositing User: Mr. John Steve
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2019 12:13
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