Innovations in organizations:
introduction and resistance
Dr. Sci. (Sociol.), Prof., Head of the Department of Sociology, Novosibirsk State University of Economics and Management, Novosibirsk, Russia firstname.lastname@example.org
Novosibirsk state University for Economics and Management, Novosibirsk, Russia email@example.com
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.