This book presents a new picture of the politics, economics and process of government in the Soviet Union under the leadership of Nikita Khrushchev. Based in large part on original research in recently declassified archive collections, the book examines the full complexity of government, including formal and informal political relationships; economic reforms and nationality relations in the national republics of the USSR; the treatment of political dissent; economic progress through technological innovation; relations with the Eastern bloc; corruption and deceit in the economy; and the reform of the railways and construction sectors.
The paper presents research question and some results devoted to analyses of companies’ strategic processes in international business networks.
This article deals with the basic issues which are related to technology transfer. It is proposed basic characteristics of the innovation infrastructure and the possible measures to modernize the process of the technology transfer in Russia.
The paper examines key channels of technology transfer for modern Russian industrial enterprises. The concept of technology transfer is analyzed and its key peculiarities are revealed, that may influence if modernization and innovation-based development are the focus of investigation. The focus of attention is at mergers and acquisitions as one of the most appropriate channels from the complexity of processes vision. The possible range of strategies for technology-motivated mergers and acquisitions are identified and four main smodels of technology-based mergers and acquisitions are defined. On the base of the industrial enterprises' managers survey appriaches to valuation of technology-related component in mergers and acquisitions are developed
The book analyses labour law issues in Russia and Finland, which have particula interest for Russian-Finnish relationships
This chapter will look at three questions. The first relates to the causes of cheating as an element of the Soviet command-planning system, including its Khrushchev variant. The second deals with the campaign against cheating as a reflection of the mechanisms of political leadership characteristic of the Khrushchev period. The third looks at cheating as an adaptation mechanism put into practice by the lower links in the Soviet economic system.
Globalization and growing competition force companies to look for new markets for their business. International operations give companies an opportunity to use their resources more efficiently and simultaneously the internationalization processes increase a firm‘s risks and strategic problems. The choice of an international strategy defines a company‘s priorities on partnership development, which are necessary for a quicker understanding of new markets‘ features, and also for decreasing strategic and commercial business risks. The strategic process is influenced by a number of factors, such as institutional and sociopolitical, and also business-sector specifics and national culture. Strategy development and implementation together with stable network relations define company‘s success in a new market. The paper presents the main results of an empirical research, devoted to analyses of international companies‘strategies and factors, affecting strategic choice and implementation process in the Russian market.