—The modern era is characterized by its dynamics,
frequent changes, open economies, technological development
and the transfer of information. A significant role in the area of
success and competitiveness of organizations in national and
international markets is played by innovating activities. This
requires successful integration of human resources into those
activities. The article focuses on the analysis of the share of
innovating and non-innovating businesses on the market in the
Czech Republic out of the total of active organizations within
the period of 2008-2010. In connection with that, the article
focuses on the types of innovative activities, the motives and
factors leading organizations toward innovative activity. The
article includes the analysis of methods for the encouragement
of creativity and the development of innovative potential
among employees according to the size of innovating and noninnovating
businesses in the Czech Republic.
—Czech republic, innovation, human resources,
organizations, human capital, statistical method.
Erika Urbankova is with the Czech Agricultural University (e-mail:
Cite:Erika Urbankova and Ekaterina Mikhalkina, "Innovating Organizations in the Czech Republic and
Utilization of the Innovative Potential of Human
Resources," Journal of Economics, Business and Management vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 242-246, 2014.