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Chapter


Title

Social, economic and environmental aspects of military units’ presence in municipalities

Authors

[ 1 ] Instytut Zarządzania, Wydział Zarządzania i Dowodzenia, Akademia Sztuki Wojennej | [ P ] employee

Scientific discipline (Law 2.0)

[5.6] Management and quality studies

Year of publication

2019

Chapter type

chapter in monograph / paper

Publication language

english

Keywords
PL
  • Jednostki wojskowe
  • Społeczności lokalne
  • Rozwój regionalny
  • Wojsko
  • Polska
Abstract

EN Summary: The article refers to the discussion on the impact of military units on the socio-economic situation, state of the natural environment and development of the territorial units in which they are located. Purpose: Taking into consideration that military units affect the socio-economic situation in municipalities to different degrees the goal of the studies was formulated as follows: how the inhabitants of selected municipalities perceive the presence of a military unit in the social, economy and environmental spheres and which factors affect this perception. Design/methodology/approach: In 2017, the inhabitants of five municipalities in Poland were asked for an opinion on the impact of the military unit on the socio-economic situation in their municipalities. The article contains the results of own analyses, which were carried out on the basis of data collected by ASM using the CATI method. Findings: The presence of military units in the municipalities is accepted by their inhabitants. The majority of the residents participating in the study assessed the presence of a military unit in the municipalities positively. In general, the relations between an individual and local entities are also perceived as positive. These results indicate acceptance of the military presence. Stationing of a military unit in municipalities creates both job places for residents and benefits for some companies because of the products supplied to the units, services provided for soldiers and their families, overhaul and construction works performed within the units, carried out by local companies as a result of tenders announced. The units also feed the budgets of the municipalities from taxes paid by them, which is very important for some of the regions.

Date of online publication

2019

Pages (from - to)

210 - 216

DOI

10.17626/dBEM.ICoM.P02.2019.p081

URL

http://icom2019.gtk.szie.hu/sites/default/files/upload/page/proceedings-icom-2019jun13-volume_ii-doi-ed_da.pdf

Book

Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Management “People, Planet and Profit: Sustainable business and society”. Vol. 2

Presented on

9th International Conference on Management "People, Planet and Profit : Sustainable business and society", 13-14.06.2019, Gödöllő, Węgry

License type

other

Open Access Mode

other

Open Access Text Version

final published version

Date of Open Access to the publication

at the time of publication

Points of MNiSW / chapter

5.0