Проблемы измерения эффективности регионального управления в Российской Федерации
Institutional balance in Europe, issues of governance
In this article the influence of publicly declarative values on the performance of top fifty banks in Russia is analyzed. For determination of correlations an index of corporate values (CV-Index) is calculated as well as relationship between this index and financial indicators of banks are examined in SPSS program. In order to calculate CV-Index the detailed research of banks’ websites, codes of ethics and corporate behavior is conducted. All the defined corporate values are categorized into seventeen groups. The research has confirmed a statistically significant correlation between CV-Index and net profit of banks.
The author analyzes which characteristics of the political system created under Putin have and have not changed since Medvedev became president. He considers the likely impact of the economic crisis.
Based on a survey of a representative sample of nonprofit organizations, this article explores the impact of the Sarbanes–Oxley Act (SOX) on the nonprofit sector. The study addresses two questions: What is the level of SOX adoption by nonprofit organizations? and How do we explain variations in the adoption level of SOX? Using Poisson regression models, our study finds that the level of SOX adoption in nonprofit organizations is determined to a large extent by nonprofit organizations’ accountability and transparency structure prior to SOX. When this factor is taken into account, contrary to previous studies, the level of SOX adoption by nonprofits is modest. In addition to the existing accountability structure, important variables in the statistical explanation of SOX adoption include CEOs’ familiarity with SOX, attitudes of nonprofit CEOs toward SOX, and organization size.
The deepening rift between the system's potential and the challenges of rapidly changing socio-economic conditions make the transformation of Russia's state apparatus a matter of the nearest future; while, barring a radical overhaul, its preservation until 2025 is virtually impossible. Two major trends and resulting changes in administrative organization will determine Russia's political development processes in the coming years: reformatting relations between the authorities and society and reconfiguring arrangements between the federal center and regions. The center-regions relations dynamics is analyzed in terms of long pendulum oscillations with pendulum moving now from the model of 'federation of corporations' to the model of 'federation of regions'.
The book contains a huge number of articles deducated to the present problems of state, regional. municipal governance. The analysis of international and domestic practice of governance discussed.