Relationships Between the Attributes Virtual Business and Factors of Sustainable Value Creation in Enterprises in Poland
The aim of the research was to find answers to the following question: It is the implementation of modern IT solutions supports the potential for sustainable development of enterprises? The article presents the results of research carried out in enterprises in Poland. The study involved 346 enterprises, including 143 micro, 104 small, 51 medium and 48 large. Among the surveyed enterprises predominated service companies (more than 2/3 of the total number of participants in the study). Other company, representing 29.1% of the study population, have confirmed membership in the manufacturing sector.After the answers provided by the respondents were analyzed and compared to the virtualization levels in accordance with the Descriptive Model of Business Virtualization Levels designed by the author, it was concluded that virtualization is a significant tool to achieve an increase of values in all assessed fields, from the quality of relations with customer, through developing and maintaining good relations with suppliers and/or customers as far as resource configuration is concerned, to acquisition of knowledge and qualifications and sustainable development of enterprises.
Key Words: enterprise, strategy, level of virtualization, financial status, business values, resource configuration.