The main objective of the OECD project was to develop recommendations aimed at improving the use of economic and other instruments of management of water resources for attaining sustainable development of water sector, as well as socio-economic development of the Republic of Buryatia as a whole. The project consisted of three stages that resulted in the development of specific relevant reports included in the series of works performed on the commission of OECD.
Proposed recommendations relate to improvement of water policies while the main aim of the series of project was not the development of detailed methodologies and instructions but rather identification of a general way for policy reforms in the field of water resource management. Such methodological guidelines on introduction and improvement of administrative and economic instruments are propose to be developed at a later stage, after relevant political decuisions on the proposed measures are made.
Nowdays normative legal acts adopting by the government are aimed at improving the efficiency of public expenditures, associated with the stimulation of economic development. A lot of new budgetary tools are entered in our economy. Nevertheles, practical implementation of new mechanisms and tools is enough slow. This situation focuses on the efficiency of public expendirures of all budgetary levels. In accordance with the global experience, the drastic increase of the efficiency and impact of pulic expenditures can be achieved only by the way of creating the modern system of financial management in government, one of the most important part of which is an internal control and audit.
The article describes the pattern, which allows to evaluate project management maturity in a company and to formulate recommendations related to management evolution. The results of evaluating the level of project management maturity in Russia are compared to that in the United States.
управление проектами, модели зрелости управления проектами, оценка зрелости управления проектом, project management, patterns of project management maturity, evaluation of project management maturity
The evaluation and analysis of effectiveness of social and social and political projects is one of the important components of the management system of such projects. Presently, no convincing methods for the evaluation of the social effectiveness of investment projects have been elaborated, both in theory and in practice. In the article the methods, which might supplement the traditional approaches to the evaluation of the effectiveness of social projects, are proposed.
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.