8166.0 - Summary of IT Use and Innovation in Australian Business, 2012-13 Quality Declaration
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 19/06/2014
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The proportion of businesses that abandoned at least one type of innovative activity during the year ended 30 June 2013 was 6%. Businesses with 200 or more persons employed had the lowest proportion of abandoned innovative activity (4%), while the highest was in businesses with 5-19 persons employed (7%).
Results show goods or services and marketing methods were the most common types of innovative activity that were abandoned (both 3%), while organisational/managerial processes were the least likely to be abandoned (1%).
The highest proportion of businesses with abandoned goods or services innovative activity were in the Manufacturing industry (7%). Businesses in Mining and Administrative and support services were the most likely to have abandoned operational processes (both 4%). The Retail trade and Other services industries had the highest proportion of businesses that abandoned marketing methods during 2012-13 (both 5%).
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