Innovations in organizations
introduction and resistance


Il’inykh S.А.

Novosibirsk state University for Economics and Management, Novosibirsk, Russia ili.sa@mail.ru

Mikhailova E.V.

Novosibirsk state University for Economics and Management, Novosibirsk, Russia elena.mihailova48@gmail.com

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Il’inykh S.А., Mikhailova E.V. Innovations in organizations: introduction and resistance. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2015. No 6. P. 86-90




Abstract

Approaches to innovation introduction in organizations are analyzed using data of a Novosibirsk smallbusinesses’ survey. Innovation receptivity of personnel is analyzed from the point of view of resources and topmanagers capability to take decisions aimed at realizing initiatives, as well as social cultural specifics of organizations influencing character of innovative behavior. Three types of habitualization are singled out: innovation receptivity, resistance to innovations, and a mixed type.


Keywords
innovation receptivity; resistance to innovations; habitualization; innovators; conservatives
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