Katarína Kráľová – Alexander Dubček University in Trenčín, Faculty of Social and Economic Relations, Študentská 3, 91150
Trenčín, Slovakia
Jana Sochuľáková – Alexander Dubček University in Trenčín, Faculty of Social and Economic Relations, Študentská 3, 91150
Trenčín, Slovakia
Dagmar Petrušová – Alexander Dubček University in Trenčín, Faculty of Social and Economic Relations, Študentská 3, 91150
Trenčín, Slovakia

DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/ERAZ.2019.395

5th International Conference – ERAZ 2019 – KNOWLEDGE BASED SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, Budapest – Hungary, May 23, 2019, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans – Belgrade, Serbia
Conference partners: Faculty of Economics and Business, Mediterranean University, Montenegro; University of National and World Economy – Sofia, Bulgaria; Faculty of Commercial and Business Studies – Celje, Slovenia; Faculty of Applied Management, Economics and Finance – Belgrade, Serbia;

ISBN 978-86-80194-20-2, ISSN 2683-5568, DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/ERAZ.2019


Micro, small and medium enterprises are currently implementing new technologies and are
introducing automation in industry, agriculture, construction and other sectors of the economy. Businesses
are applying new technologies to their processes in order to increase their competitiveness in
the market as well as to use resources more efficiently. In the context of Industry 4 development, SMEs
face several obstacles. Our contribution is focused on mapping and identifying these problems and
obstacles of micro, small and medium enterprises in the conditions of the Slovak Republic when implementing
new technologies in relation to the quality of human resources.

Key words

small and medium enterprises, labour market, human resources, Industry 4.0, automation.


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