Interim management: a new tool to enhance a company's competitive performance under current global instability
The authors examine the nature of interim management and analyzes the features o its application by the company. It is shown that in the period of instability аttracting highly qualified professionals under the terms of interim management will effectively increase the competitiveness of the company from any country.
Under stable conditions small and medium-sized businesses can lead to the growth of the economy, and in times of crisis they help to improve the socio-economic situation in the country. In the competitive environment of small and medium-sized enterprises there is an assumption about the need to continuously improve business. The first step on the way to improvement is the using the concept of lean management by small and medium enterprises. The article gives examples of best practices, confirming the usefulness of lean technologies and versatility of their application in various fields.
To establish a framework of strategic trends of regional and industrial development of a city system it is necessary to estimate the competitiveness level of the city and its industries. The authors present a method of assessment of the city’s competitiveness, based on the analysis of potentials available: economics, finance, labour resources, infrastructure, social sphere, demography. The level of development of certain types of economic activity (C, D, E) was estimated by the indicators of labour productivity, employment by economic activity and average monthly salary. The authors have created the “competitiveness of the city – sectoral interaction” matrix for the municipal system of the region. As a result of practical approbation they introduce the framework of strategic priority trends of regional and sectoral development of municipal system in Belgorod region in 2020–2025
The book is devoted to problems of legislative, theoretical and judicial defining of subject of economic crimes in Russian and German criminal law in connection with legal persons. The authors analyze the current theoretical conceptions and case law and formulate proposals for improvement of present approaches. The special attention is given to liability of competitive manager for crimes committed in course of bankruptcy.
Article is devoted to research of the Belarusian-Russian relations since the end of 2013. The policy of Minsk passed deep evolution for the last year: from perfect allied rhetoric of A. Lukashenko before support of Kiev in the conflict in the southeast of Ukraine and smuggling crisis in the relations between Moscow and Kiev. The political reasons of political evolution of the Belarusian management are considered in this article.
Paper is focused on pros and cons analysis of the existing approaches to competitiveness measurement. Illustrative example for Russia is shown. New competitiveness indicator is proposed.
Peculiarities of making of managerial decisions in modern business systems, predetermined by observation of the basic principles, are shown: constant monitoring of external environment for determining new possibilities and actual problems and determining the need for managerial decisions; founding on materials of marketing research, conduct of marketing communications for informing and supporting loyalty of interested parties in the process of implementation of decisions; and striving for increasing or at least preserving the uniqueness and effectiveness of business system during decision making (criterion of optimality of decisions).