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Table 16 Participants’ demographic profile

From: Empirical study on innovation motivators and inhibitors of Internet of Things applications for industrial manufacturing enterprises

Measure Items # selections % of N = 109
Title Executive 36 33%
  Department head 29 27%
  Staff 23 21%
  Unit head 12 11%
  Other 9 8%
Functional area Management 31 28%
  Research and development 34 31%
  Information technology 6 6%
  Production 5 5%
  Quality engineering 2 2%
  Marketing and communication 4 4%
  Sales 10 9%
  Other 17 16%
MEM industry domain Mechanical engineering 34 41%
  Electrical engineering/electronics 24 29%
  Precision instruments, apparatus and devices 16 20%
  Metals 6 7%
  Vehicles 2 2%
  Other 27 33%
Product/service categorya Power engineering transmission 21 19%
  Assembly and factory automation 17 16%
  Machine tools and manufacturing technology 16 15%
  Process engineering equipment 15 14%
  Precision tools 11 10%
  Remaining/other 139 128%
  1. aMultiple selections allowed