Received: 2018-06-20  |  Accepted: 2018-12-10  |  Published: 2019-03-30

Title

Factors for efficient use of information and communication technologies influencing sustainable position of service enterprises in Slovakia


Abstract

The importance of the service sector is constantly increasing. This statement is proved by the development of macroeconomic indicators such as value added and employment in services. However, in the current fast changing market environment it is difficult for service enterprises to succeed in competition. The specific service features significantly influence the production and exchange processes that determine the key sources of production which are namely skilled labor force and the use of ICT. Many authors proved that innovation and ICT together with a skilled workforce and with the necessary digital skills are factors of sustainable competitive advantage and of increasing productivity in services. Implementation of basic ICT into the processes of the enterprise may or may not bring competitive advantage to an enterprise or increase its performance. An intention of this article is to identify the factors which influence an efficiency of established ICT in services, also to quantify their contribution to performance and to the sustainable position of service enterprises in Slovakia.


Keywords

service sector, information and communication technologies, sustainable and stable position, factors of effective use of ICT, human capital, business processes


JEL classifications

O31 , L20


URI

http://jssidoi.org/jesi/article/278


DOI


Pages

1182-1194


Funding

Grant project of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic KEGA 027EU-4/2016 Textbook Business Fundamentals for secondary schools. Project period: 2016-2017.

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Authors

Benešová, Dana
University of Economics in Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia https://euba.sk
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Hušek, Miroslav
University of Economics in Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia https://euba.sk
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Journal title

Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Issues

Volume

6


Number

3


Issue date

March 2019


Issue DOI


ISSN

ISSN 2345-0282 (online)


Publisher

VšĮ Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Center, Vilnius, Lithuania

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