Time allocation of Russian CEOs
Through the survey of 530 Russian CEOs of industrial companies, we were able to receive the self-reported evidence on overall working load and time distribution of Russian executives. The data suggests that Russian CEOs exhibit the patterns of time management, familiar to Western managers 20-30 years ago: hard overload, minimal work from home, passion to visit the shop floor. Although the personal differences in allocation of time among various tasks were significant, no particular management style proved to be more effective in terms of company’s performance. This means that foreign partners should not judge a priori about the efficiency of their Russian counterparts based on unfamiliar peculiarities of time management.
The author analyzes the most widely applied risk management standards in Russia, emphasizing the lack of a clear system for operational risk management. Reviewing the challenges emerging on European markets due to the introduction of the Solvency II directive, he suggests approaches to the solution of possible problems for Russian insurers.
At present many industries reveal tendency for setting up of vertically integrated companies (VIC) the structure of which unites all technological processes. This tendency proved its efficiency in oil industry where coordination of all successive stages of technological process, namely, oil prospecting and production -oil transportation - oil processing - oil chemistry - oil products and oil chemicals marketing, is necessary. The article considers specific features of introduction of "personnel management" module at enterprises of oil and gas industry.
vertically integrated companies; personnel management
портовый менеджмент, показатели деятельности, анализ эффективности, система учета, распределение издержек, методы анализа деятельности портовой системы