Innovation manager and his position in company

Kateřina Hrazdilová Bočková


The presented paper deals with the importance of innovation manager in company. It analyses the actual state of definition of innovation manager in companies, it is dealing with their qualities and qualities of ideal innovation manager. The paper solves the placement of position of innovation manager into the company organization structure. It recommends the ideal placement of innovation manager position in the organization structure in company working in “Production, sale and operation of amusement and gaming technology”.


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Author Biography

Kateřina Hrazdilová Bočková, Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Faculty of Management and Economics

graduated from the Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering in the field of Economy and Management of Construction (2000). The postgraduate course at the same faculty focused on the study and application of project management. Since 2002 has worked at Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Faculty of Management and Economics, as a lecturer. Between 2004 - 2005 was responsible for leadership of the Department of Enterprise Economics. As guest lecturer of project management of PROFIMA Zlín (since 2004), an external consultant of several
companies in the field of business strategy and a project manager for sporting events in her own aerobic studio Uherské Hradistě and VZP Oriflame Aerobics
Tour. She is the author of numerous articles and books on project management. Since 2004 is a certified project manager and since 2006 a member of IPMA (Project Management Association). Faculty of Management and Economics, TBU in Zlín, Mostní 5139, 760 01 Zlín, Czech Republic
Hrazdilová Bočková, K. (2011). Innovation manager and his position in company. Quality Innovation Prosperity, 14(1-2), 72–82.
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