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The significance of proximity in cluster initiativesPublikacja
Purpose – The main aim of this paper is to analyse relations between geographical and competence proximity and development of cooperation in cluster initiatives. Design/methodology/approach – The research was based on an original theoretical concept referring to the trajectory of development of cooperative relations in cluster initiatives. The research was carried out in mid-2017, in four purposefully selected clusterinitiatives....
Social learning in cluster initiativesPublikacja
Purpose – The purpose of the paper is to portray social learning in cluster initiatives (CIs), namely: 1) to explore, with the lens of the communities of practice (CoPs) theory, in what ways social learning occurs in CIs; 2) to discover how various CoPs emerge and evolve in CIs to facilitate a collective journey in their learning process. Subsequently, the authors address the research questions: In what ways does social learning...
Social learning and knowledge flows in cluster initiatives, In: Sanz S.C., Blanco F.P., Urzelai B. (Eds). Human and Relational Resources (pp. 44-45). the 4th International Conference on Clusters and Industrial Districts CLUSTERING, University of Valencia, Spain, May 23–24 (ISBN: 978-84-09-11926-4).Publikacja
Purpose – The purpose of the paper is to explore how learning manifests and knowledge flows in cluster initiatives (CIs) due to interactions undertaken by their members. The paper addresses the research question of how social learning occurs and knowledge flows in CIs. Design/methodology/approach – The qualitative study of four cluster initiatives helped to identify various symptoms of social learning and knowledge flows in...
The Factors Affecting Group Identity of Cluster StructuresPublikacja
The paper provides a new approach to cluster analysis, basing on a sociologically rooted concept of identity. The authors state that identity in cluster structures is formed by two main groups of factors – uncontrollable or slightly controllable factors (identity mix) and factors that can be fully controlled by a cluster initiative (corporate identity mix). It means that the cluster coordinator is able to consciously build the...
Identyfikacja regionalna i branżowa oraz poziom zaangażowania jako determinanty sukcesu inicjatywy klastrowej InterizonPublikacja
Celem niniejszego artykułu jest analiza trzech wybranych składowych tożsamości grupowej w inicjatywie klastrowej Interizon: identyfikacji regionalnej, identyfikacji branżowej oraz zaangażowania w sprawy inicjatywy oraz ocena ich wpływu na dotychczasowe sukcesy inicjatywy. Autorki opierały się na wynikach badań zrealizowanych w 2014 roku wśród członków inicjatywy Interizon. Badania przeprowadzone były dwufazowo, w oparciu o obserwacje...
Marita Mcphillips dr inż.Osoby
Prowadzę badania dotyczące współpracy międzyorganizacyjnej i międzyzespołowej, w szczególności dot. otwartych innowacji. Biorę udział w międzynarodowych projektach/zespołach. Prowadzę zajęcia dydaktyczne w zakresie przedsiębiorczości, praw własności intelektualnej oraz badań jakościowych.
Factors that strengthen and weaken the identity of the cluster structuresPublikacja
The main aim of this paper is the application of "identity" to the issues related to "clustering process" and particularly - to the cooperation in the clusters and the cluster initiatives. The authors distinguish these factors that have the greatest influence on the formation and maintenance of identity in mentioned networks of cooperation.
Innovation by proxy – clusters as ecosystems facilitating open innovationPublikacja
Open innovation is a concept, whose attributes can be perceived as naturally complementing the proximity-based offer of clusters. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the potential role of clusters as intermediaries of open innovation for cluster members. A literature review and an exploratory study were performed, involving in-depth interviews with experts in the field of innovation and clusters in Poland. This article...
To meet or to connect? Face-to-face contacts vs ICT in cluster organisationsPublikacja
The main purpose of the paper is to explore how cluster organisations (COs) take advantage of direct (F2F) and indirect (ICT) contacts in fulfilling their main roles. The paper addresses the research question: “How important are Information and Communication Technologies at each level of advancement of cluster cooperation?” The research was conducted in 2016 in four purposefully selected cluster organisations representing metal...
Challenges of branding and marketing of clustersPublikacja
Clusters have proved to be powerful engine s of economic development in the European Union. Clusters and their stakehol ders can derive many benefits fr om a strong cluster brand. However, they face numerous branding and marketing challenges. Specifics of clusters, such as multiple stakeholders, make it difficult to forge a strong brand identity. This paper addresses the need to develop a cluster specific approach to branding and...
Supporting the development of clusters in Poland - dillemas faced by public policyPublikacja
Clusters have proved to be an important source of competitiveness for the economic development of regions within the European Union. In recent years many countries in the EU and throughout the world have launched policies aimed at supporting the development of clusters. There are many examples of good practices in the field of cluster policy, but there is no single model that can be applied in all countries and regions. This paper...
Evaluation of Selected Innovation Policy Instruments on the Example of PolandPublikacja
The main purpose of the paper is to analyze and evaluate the selected instruments of innovation policy in Poland: cooperative relations, business environment institutions and innovation centers, supported within Priority Axis V of OP IE 2007-2013. The evaluation was made on the basis of the four criteria: complementarity, adapting to the needs of businesses, the impact on the innovation and durability of the provided support. The...
Barriers to inter-company cooperation in clustersPublikacja
Clusters have proved to be an important source of competitiveness for the economic development of regions within the European Union. One of the main goals of cluster development is to stimulate cooperation between companies in one or a few related sectors. The stakeholders of a cluster, as well as the local economy, can derive many benefits from such cooperation. However, there are numerous barriers, which make it difficult for...