Опыт одного качественного социологического исследования: поведение покупателей образовательных услуг вузов Санкт-Петербурга
The purchasing behavior of high education in Saint-Petersburg (2009|2010) is analyzed from start point of the conflict theory competiveness.
This article analyzes and systematizes the theoretical approaches on sociological study of social interaction on the Internet labor market. Despite the rapid growth of atypical employment, including Internet employment, the theoretical study of this issue is currently insufficient and requires further research. The author discusses such foundations, which justify the specificity of the Internet labor market, as well as peculiarities of social interaction of the major actors, in the conditions of virtual communication. The method of this research lies in theoretical analysis of sociological theories of social interaction and comparison of the basic aspects of Internet employment. During the course of analysis of the Internet labor market, the author examines the system of interrelationship between the Internet employee and the hire. The use of several sociological approaches reveals various aspects of interaction on the Internet labor market from the moment of mutual search until the end of partnership.
The purpose of the paper is to determine the perspectives of diversification of educational services in the conditions of industry 4.0 on the basis of artificial intelligence (AI) training, determine the consequences of this process for academic and teaching staff and to develop recommendations for its practical implementation.
In article teoretiko-methodological approach to research of readiness of the personnel of the Russian educational organization to the market (kliyentoriyentirovanny) relations with consumers of educational services is considered. Results of empirical research of understanding by the personnel of the key roles in the course of providing educational services are given. The compar-ative analysis of understanding of roles of participants of educational process is offered by teachers and students.
This article deals with the specific characteristics of educational services rendered by institutions of higher education (universities). It focuses, at first, on the characteristics which are immanent to the services in general and then examines the specific characteristics of the educational services. In doing so, the author of the article considers the phenomenon from two sides: first, as "a benefit (that is, as social-economic category, special social phenomenon) and second, as external manifestation/functioning of this benefit in the world as a result of a human activity which may be defined as one of the existing types of the services. Along with examining general characteristics of the services the author also analyzes the specific characteristics of educational services. Among them, the most important characteristics are: their determining nature, critical importance for the clients, complexity of the objective evaluation of such services, deferred receipt of real results as well as competitive approach used in the process of presenting such services to a customer.
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.