Emerging Trends and Approaches in Technology and their Impact on SMEs

Małgorzata Nycz , Marian Niedźwiedziński , Zdzisław Pólkowski


Globalization, the Knowledge based Economy and Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) have caused major changes in Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Currently, the digital economy is driven by modern information systems and new ICT tools which offer employees and employers access to new work opportunities. The purpose of this article is to analyze the emerging trends and approaches in technology, as well as their impact on SMEs. In the first part of the paper, the author presents the influence of globalization on SME’s business. The next part of the paper is devoted to significant aspects of using modern ICT in SMEs. Moreover, various aspects regarding changes in the work system with the use of new ICT solutions both by employees and employers have been discussed. Also, virtualization and mobile technologies issues in SMEs are an important element, taken into account by the author of this paper. The resulting recommendations may constitute a spark for positive changes and improvement in the area of knowledge based business activities
Author Małgorzata Nycz (MISaF / IBI / DBIiM)
Małgorzata Nycz,,
- Department of Business Intelligence in Management
, Marian Niedźwiedziński
Marian Niedźwiedziński,,
, Zdzisław Pólkowski
Zdzisław Pólkowski,,
Journal seriesScientific Bulletin – Economic Sciences, ISSN 1583--1809, e-ISSN 2344-4908 , (4 pkt)
Issue year2015
No3, Special Issue
Publication size in sheets0.55
Conference1st International Conference on Emerging Trends and Approaches: Creative Thinking and Innovation in Knowledge based Economy (ETAEc 2015), 17-10-2015 - 18-10-2015, Pitesti, Rumunia
Keywords in EnglishICT, SMEs, globalization, Knowledge Based Economy, innovation, virtualization
URL http://economic.upit.ro/repec/pdf/2015_3_2.pdf
Languageen angielski
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