INFLUENCE OF INDUSTRY CLUSTERS ON COMPETITIVENESS OF ENTERPRISES IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC
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The article introduces cluster initiatives in Czech Republic which were analyzed from the point of view of the industry development, financial health and the size structure of the participating companies. Pursuant to the analysis of the main characteristics of the industries, it was necessary to refuse the hypothesis that it is mainly the declining or stagnant industries that express interest in cluster establishing. The interest in cluster establishing is expressed across industries, regardless of their economic performance. The results of the financial analysis carried out by means of the basic ratio indicators and the index of bankruptcy and solvency IN99 supported the hypothesis that it is mainly the economically weak companies or companies that do not bring any value to their shareholders that are interested in to participate in the clusters. An analysis of the size structure confirmed the hypothesis that it is especially the micro and small enterprises that are interested in to participate in the clusters.
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