Концептуальный анализ стратегического положения бизнес-единиц российской диверсифицированной компании (с использованием матрицы прибыльности Maracon Associates)
The monograph contains the results of a study of the theoretical and methodological issues of managing the liquidity of a firm. The essence of this category is determined, the types of liquidity and their financial consequences for the company are identified; various groups of methods for measuring liquidity of a company are summarized and systematized, allowing to give a comprehensive assessment of this financial characteristic, factors shaping it, ways to maintain liquidity and potential threats to reduce it. The fundamentals of liquidity management in the organization’s financial management system are investigated, providing for the need to implement the principles of interconnection and balance of strategic and short-term financial goals, risk and profitability of a company based on a two-tier liquidity management system. A system of methods, models and tools for managing liquidity is presented within the framework of the formation of the company's working capital management policy and the management of its components - stocks, receivables and payables, and cash, which determine the level of liquidity of the company. The features and priorities of managing the liquidity of transport companies are highlighted, which are based on an analysis of the specifics of their activities, capital formation, structure of current assets and sources of its financing.
The paper analyzes how the agricultural sector applies outsourcing in its practice. What differs the outsourcing from other forms of cooperation of enterprises is identified. We show that an agro-enterprise could function as an outsourcee. Some ways of how outsourcing can be used in the agricultural production to make its profitability higher are proposed here.
Modern tendencies of the home and world company restructuring practices are analyzed by the author who had top positions in some large companies and thus the experience of their restructuring. The recommendations on restructuring procedures are given here.
Smoking is a problem, bringing signifi cant social and economic costs to Russiansociety. However, ratifi cation of the World health organization Framework conventionon tobacco control makes it possible to improve Russian legislation accordingto the international standards. So, I describe some measures that should be taken bythe Russian authorities in the nearest future, and I examine their effi ciency. By studyingthe international evidence I analyze the impact of the smoke-free areas, advertisementand sponsorship bans, tax increases, etc. on the prevalence of smoking, cigaretteconsumption and some other indicators. I also investigate the obstacles confrontingthe Russian authorities when they introduce new policy measures and the public attitudetowards these measures. I conclude that there is a number of easy-to-implementanti-smoking activities that need no fi nancial resources but only a political will.
One of the most important indicators of company's success is the increase of its value. The article investigates traditional methods of company's value assessment and the evidence that the application of these methods is incorrect in the new stage of economy. So it is necessary to create a new method of valuation based on the new main sources of company's success that is its intellectual capital.
The Working Paper examines the peculiarities of the Russian model of corporate governance and control in the banking sector. The study relies upon theoretical as well as applied research of corporate governance in Russian commercial banks featuring different forms of ownership. We focus on real interests of all stakeholders, namely bank and stock market regulators, bank owners, investors, top managers and other insiders. The Anglo-American concept of corporate governance, based on agency theory and implying outside investors’ control over banks through stock market, is found to bear limited relevance. We suggest some ways of overcoming the gap between formal institutions of governance and the real life.
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