1. bookVolume 27 (2021): Issue 2 (June 2021)
Journal Details
First Published
30 Mar 2018
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4 times per year
access type Open Access

Barriers to the implementation of innovations in information systems in SMEs

Published Online: 12 Jun 2021
Page range: 156 - 162
Received: 05 Apr 2021
Accepted: 14 Jun 2021
Journal Details
First Published
30 Mar 2018
Publication timeframe
4 times per year

Information management and information flow is an important element in the strategy of developing and running a company. The need to supervise information makes it necessary to implement numerous innovations that improve the method of information management correlated with the proper reception, selection and analysis - in both external and internal information flow. This paper presents the results of research that allowed for the assessment of barriers that arise during the implementation of innovative solutions in small and medium-sized enterprises (service MSEs). On the basis of the conducted research, it was found that the mental barrier is not always crucial from the point of view of modern technologies implementation. And the determination to implement information management innovations may be forced by the necessity of the document exchange acceleration. The success of innovative solutions e.g. in the financial services industry (in SMEs) is closely related to the technological capabilities of the enterprise - the technological barrier is crucial in this type of enterprises. Especially, taking into account the assumption that employees are highly motivated to implement new products.


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