Title: Competitiveness of Slovak enterprises in Central and Eastern European region
Authors: Vetráková, Milota
Smerek, Lukáš
Citation: E+M. Ekonomie a Management = Economics and Management. 2019, roč. 22, č. 4, s. 36-51.
Issue Date: 2019
Publisher: Technická univerzita v Liberci
Document type: článek
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11025/36042
ISSN: 2336-5604 (Online)
1212-3609 (Print)
Keywords: mezinárodní společnost;mezinárodní řízení lidských zdrojů;střední a východní evropský region;konvergence;divergence
Keywords in different language: multinational company;international human resource management;CEE region;convergence;divergence
Abstract in different language: Many changes occurred in the management of the economy in Slovakia caused by the transition from a centrally planned economy to a market economy at the turn of the 1980s and 1990s. The process of globalization into Slovak economic conditions was limited due to initial alertness. While the governments of Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic presented themselves as pro-reform, the Slovak government preferred Slovak privatizers (Kosír, 2016). Nevertheless, the retail chain Billa entered Slovak market in 1990, followed by automobile giant Volkswagen in 1991, American retail chain Kmart in 1992, which took over the department stores Prior. Because of the reforms implemented, Slovakia gains confidence from foreign investors. Significant foreign capital inflows into the emerging business environment of the Slovak economy, such as Heineken, Coca-Cola, McDonald’s and others. A courtesy of Slovak government has also become reprivatisation of VSŽ Košice, which became part of the U.S. Steel, based in Pittsburgh in the USA.
Rights: CC BY-NC 4.0
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