SHS Web Conf.
Volume 83, 2020Current Problems of the Corporate Sector 2020
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Section||Economics, Management and Finance|
|Published online||30 October 2020|
Basic economic indicators of book publishing
1 University of Economics in Bratislava, Faculty of Business Management, Department of Business Economy, Dolnozemská cesta 1/b, 852 35 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
2 University of Economics in Bratislava, Faculty of Business Management, Department of Business Finance, Dolnozemská cesta 1/b, 852 35 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
The publishing activity and the publishing of books are part of the creative industry. A peculiarity of the book publishing industry is that it combines art, culture, business and technology. Although it creates less than 1% of job opportunities in Slovakia, it is linked to another 1% of co-workers. The importance of publishing books is also that it contributes to the employment of women and youth. In our paper we explore the book publishing industry. We find out the development of the number of enterprises, the development of the number of employees, basic economic indicators such as cash income, income, costs, profit, profitability. We follow these indicators across the book publishing industry. We examine the effectiveness of business activity by recalculating the above indicators per employee.
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