Eurasian Business Perspectives. Eurasian Studies in Business and Economics
This book gathers selected papers from the 29th Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES) Conference, held in Lisbon, Portugal. While the theoretical and empirical papers presented cover diverse areas of economics and finance in various geographic regions, the main focus is on the latest research concerning accounting/audits, banking, the economics of innovation, and empirical studies on emerging economies and international trade. Studies on labor economics and public economics, as well as regional studies, round out the coverage.
This research is aimed to discuss the issue that lies in the intersection of strategic management, operational management, and organizational behavior. The study discovers a new research field and brings scientific contributions, such as a combination of the main advantages of Agile and Strategy-as-Practice (SasP) implementation. This research is theoretical and empirical in equal measure. The paper contains the overview and analysis of theoretical and empirical foundations related to the research problem and based on academic and professional literature, overview of the best international business practices in this field. The results are based on Russian IT-companies case-study, qualitative interviews, and quantitative survey.
This paper represents the results of a strategic SWOT analysis and its application to the Russian chain restaurant business market. It analyzes the innovative quantitative factors influencing the use of the SWOT model, identifies and classifies the strategic problems of chain restaurant business models, and studies regression and dispersion analyses of the data obtained during the survey to identify and solve problems of business process management. The paper focuses on the innovative quantitative model of SWOT analysis, taking into account the internal and external resources influencing the improvement of business processes and identifying problem areas for small- and medium-sized restaurants. The basis of the results is foreign and domestic research in the field of strategic management and represents the impact of internal and external resources on the management of a network enterprise. The empirical base of the study is survey data of Russian restaurant network representatives.