Fulfilling the Worldwide Sustainability Challenge: Strategies, Innovations, and Perspectives for Forward Momentum in Turbulent Times
13th GBATA International Conference Reading Book.
Under the conditions of open innovations, technologies, knowledge and competences exchange which go beyond the borders, the nature of competition between the companies acting on different national markets has undergone changes. The establishment of long-term trusting relationships with local organizations and communities becomes one of the primary challenges for companies entering new markets. This article describes the results of a research of Finnish companies working in the Russian construction sector. The author defines the role of network aspects in companies‘strategic processes and illustrates how strategy and cooperation vary according to construction project stages.
Differentiation and integration are typical processes for the modern management. The article describes the system of modern management. It defines the place of processes in the structure of the management object. The author characterizes processes as the object of management and presents the integration trends of management.
The study of management integration mechanisms has allowed to draw conclusions about the presence of four levels of performance integration (interorganizational , interfunctional, functional, operational). As was proved in conducted surveys every integration levels yields consistent results. To implement the interorganizational cooperation, it is required to perform dedicated preparatory work, since an organisation controlled at the interfunctional level cannot naturally evolve to the interorganizational level.