CLUSTER COOPERATION AND RISK LEVEL IN SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES

Katarina Haviernikova, Małgorzata Okręglicka, Anna Lemańska-Majdzik
2016 Polish Journal of Management Studies  
One of the most important stages in the process of risk management is the risk identification and classification, which are required in each entity located and operating in the environment that is: dynamic, influenced by various external and internal factors and exposed to some types of risks. The main research aim is to identify the most important categories of risk and to develop knowledge about risk management in cluster cooperation. The proposal of the methodology is based on the results of
more » ... d on the results of the survey conducted in small and medium sized enterprises in Slovakia in 2016 and the literature review. Risk categories will be analyzed and evaluated with the use of quantification methodnon-parametric multi-selective Kruskal-Wallis test. The contribution of the paper consists in pointing out the types of risk the entities have to consider in the framework of cluster cooperation. The results of the paper show that the most important categories of risk are mainly market, political and technical risks.
doi:10.17512/pjms.2016.14.2.08 fatcat:6a6otw3i2fdtlf5p664i6h3yxy