Oriflame CIS: The Successful Evolution of a Regional Subsidiary's Mandate
Management. MAN. Высшая школа экономики , 2016. No. 50.
Oriflame CIS, a regional subsidiary of a Swedish beauty and cosmetics company operating in the countries of the former Soviet Union, generated 43 percent of global sales and 62.2 percent of operating profits for the parent company in 2014—despite the fact that markets in Russia and Ukraine were stagnant or declining. Using an attractive remuneration scheme, Oriflame CIS was able to profit from its position as a latecomer to the localization of manufacturing by attracting managers with experience and skills gained from working with the manufacturing arms of other foreign multinationals in Russia. In addition, the firm was also able to enhance links with customers by localizing the process of designing the company’s product catalogues. In significantly expanding its mandate, Oriflame CIS was able to overcome the challenges arising from a volatile market, to increase robustness and to maintain profitability of operations.
, Global Business and Organizational Excellence 2016 Vol. 35 No. 4 P. 44-54
Oriflame CIS, a regional subsidiary of a Swedish beauty and cosmetics company operating in the countries of the former Soviet Union, generated 43 percent of global sales and 62.2 percent of operating profits for the parent company in 2014—despite the fact that markets in Russia and Ukraine were stagnant or declining. Using an attractive remuneration ...
Added: April 5, 2016
Ритуалы торжественного открытия новых российских заводов зарубежных корпораций: смысл, содержание и приёмы церемоний
, , Организационная психология 2018 Т. 8 № 2 С. 86-118
Purpose. The goal of the study is to generate evidence on an underexplored phenomenon of international business. Study design. The study is based on the analysis of publicly available videos de-voted to formal plant opening ceremonies by foreign multinational corporations in Russia. In total, 119 videos devoted to openings of 56 industrial facilities were studied. ...
Added: June 27, 2018
Against the Wind – New Factories of Russian Manufacturing Subsidiaries of Western Multinational Corporations
, Eurasian Geography and Economics 2016 Vol. 57 No. 2 P. 161-179
Using a series of interviews with the heads of Russian subsidiaries of Western multinational corporations and a unique database registering the openings of their new manufacturing plants in Russia during 2014-2015, we trace the changing demography, geography, and economics of foreign direct investments in industrial assets in Russia. We demonstrate that foreign companies in general ...
Added: May 11, 2016
, Post-Communist Economies 2016 Vol. 28 No. 3 P. 353-372
This paper reports the results of a survey of top executives at Russian manufacturing subsidiaries of multinational corporations (MNCs). We examine the prevailing types of job contacts and the use of monetary and non-monetary benefits and compare such arrangements with those in locally owned industrial companies. We also reveal differences in human resource management (HRM) ...
Added: July 7, 2015
Investimenti Diretti Stranieri in Russia e Nuove Opportunità/ Прямые зарубежные инвестиции в России: новые возможности развития/ Direct Foreign Investments in Russia and New Opportunities
, Verona: Conoscere Eurasia Edizioni, 2016
This report presents the recent development of manufcaturing subsidiaries of multinational corporations in Russia and indicates some promising opportunities of their development. ...
Added: October 11, 2016
The past, the present, and the foreseeable future of Russian manufacturing subsidiaries of Western multinational corporations
, , Journal of Eurasian Studies 2021 Vol. 12 No. 2 P. 155-168
This paper retraces the development of Russian manufacturing subsidiaries of Western multinational corporations from the late 1980s until 2019. Using secondary sources and a unique hand-crafted database on significant extensions of manufacturing facilities of Western multinational corporations in Russia during 2012–2018, we present the position of Russian manufacturing subsidiaries of Western multinational corporations before and ...
Added: January 26, 2020
Current Strategic Actions of Russian Manufacturing Subsidiaries of Western Multinational Corporations
, , Journal of East-West Business 2017 Vol. 23 No. 2 P. 171-193
This paper provides a critical analysis of the current strategic actions of Russian manufacturing subsidiaries of Western multinational corporations (MNCs). We retraced the content of strategic actions in various aspects of subsidiary management implemented during 2015–2016 and the activities of strategists of different ranks. We found that some actions implemented during 2014–2016 by MNCs in ...
Added: January 30, 2017
Innovation Processes in the Russian Manufacturing Subsidiaries of Multinational Corporations: An Integrated View from Case Studies
, , Journal of East - West Business 2013 Vol. 19 No. 4 P. 260-290
The extant literature acknowledges the role of overseas subsidiaries in the growth and development of multinational companies (MNCs). Such subsidiaries are viewed as critical players in the innovation process at MNCs. This topic remains largely underresearched in the Russian context. This study aims to fill this gap by examining the dynamics of the innovation process ...
Added: November 2, 2013
Performance of Russian manufacturing subsidiaries of foreign multinational corporations opened in 2012-2016
, , , Eurasian Geography and Economics 2018 Vol. 59 No. 5-6 P. 585-605
This paper reports on the performance dynamics of Russian manufacturing subsidiaries of foreign multinational corporations that were established in 2012-2016. We collected balance sheets, annual income statements, and other annual reports of the representative sample (141 plants) of the general population of manufacturing plants opened in Russia by foreign multinational corporations in 2012-2016 (196 plants); further, we performed an analysis ...
Added: January 21, 2019
Robustness and Flexibility of Human Resource Management Practices: The Results of a Repeated Survey of Russian Subsidiaries of Multinational Corporations
, , , Employee Relations 2017 Vol. 39 No. 5 P. 594-625
In this article, we discuss the robustness and flexibility of human resource management (HRM) practices in the Russian manufacturing subsidiaries of multinational corporations (MNCs) facing the difficult economic conditions in the host country. We summarize the identified prevailing arrangements of HRM practices in in the Russian manufacturing subsidiaries of MNCs from previous studies and explain ...
Added: April 8, 2017
CEIBS - China Europe International Business School, 2018
Added: March 30, 2018
Exports-performance relationship in Russian manufacturing companies: Does foreign ownership play an enhancing role?
, , Baltic Journal of Management 2018 Vol. 13 No. 1 P. 20-40
Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship between export activity and firm performance for a positive impact of foreign direct investments. We also analyse two possible causes of the effect: technology transfer and financial support. The theoretical background is rooted in the resource-based approach taking into account multinational companies’ perspective ...
Added: October 15, 2016
Rituals of Opening Ceremonies of Overseas Manufacturing Facilities of Multinational Corporations in Russia
, , et al., Thunderbird International Business Review 2021 Vol. 63 No. 2 P. 145-157
We explore the meaning of rituals of public plant-opening ceremonies, which are popular in many countries and mandatory in Russia for greenfield investment projects implemented by multinational corporations. The study is based on the analysis of videos from the public opening ceremonies supplemented with the analysis of financial data on the studied industrial projects. We ...
Added: July 11, 2019
, Вестник федерального бюджетного учреждения "Государственная регистрационная палата при Министерстве юстиции Российской Федерации" 2013 № 1 С. 26-34
Foreign direct investment provides receiving companies with not only capital necessary for their development but with modern manufacturing technologies and management experience. The article covers investment made into Russian before the financial crisis had begun and after that. Their volume and dynamics are analyzed in comparison with the other BRIC countries i.e. Brazil, Russia, India, ...
Added: September 13, 2013
, , Monetary policy in an economy sick with Dutch Disease / ЦЭФИР и РЭШ. Series WP101-1 "Научные труды ЦЭФИР и РЭШ". 2007. No. 101.
The paper studies monetary policy in an economy, in which the manufacturing sector is ousted completely by the presence of a large natural resource industry. Thus, the economy produces only non-tradable goods, which can complement or substitute imported goods, and the primary shock to the economy comes from the ”uctuations in the world price of ...
Added: April 22, 2013
MAKING A MUNDANE CEREMONY INTO A MEANINGFUL ORGANIZATIONAL RITUAL -- RE-DESIGN OF RIBBON-CUTTING CEREMONIES FOR OVERSEAS MANUFACTURING PROJECTS
, MAKING A MUNDANE CEREMONY INTO A MEANINGFUL ORGANIZATIONAL RITUAL -- RE-DESIGN OF RIBBON-CUTTING CEREMONIES FOR OVERSEAS MANUFACTURING PROJECTS / Высшая школа экономики. Series MAN "Management". 2020. No. WP BRP 62/MAN/2020.
According to UNCTAD, the global number of foreign direct investment projects in manufacturing announced in 2018 reached 8049 (UNCTAD, 2019: 9-10). Although the real number of realized projects will be much smaller in 2020-2021 because of the global fall of foreign direct investments (UNCTAD, 2020: xi) the overall number of newly installed factories will be ...
Added: September 22, 2020
, Russia's Water Resources 2030: Policy Recommendations / National Research University Higher School of Economics. Series WP BRP "Basic research program". 2015. No. 44.
The Foresight study presented in this paper is devoted to the sustainable use of water resources in Russia. The authors analyse possible trajectories of development in the three thematic areas (i) sustainability of water systems; (ii) water use by households and in industry; and (iii) new water products and services. The Foresight methods cover expert interviews ...
Added: August 31, 2015
, , М.: Издательский дом НИУ ВШЭ, 2017
В аналитическом докладе представлены результаты форсайт-проекта «Исследование глобальных вызовов и долгосрочных тенденций инновационного развития в сфере возобновляемых источников энергии», проведенного ИСИЭЗ НИУ ВШЭ при информационной и финансовой поддержке Группы компаний «Ренова». Исследование было сфокусировано на трех тематических областях: преобразование энергии солнца в электрическую; преобразование энергии ветра в электрическую; преобразование энергетической биомассы в тепловую и электрическую энергию. ...
Added: April 4, 2017
State-controlled "national champions" of the Russian banking market: Concentration, competitiveness, and efficiency
, State-controlled "national champions" of the Russian banking market: Concentration, competitiveness, and efficiency / Social Science Research Network. Series "SSRN Working Paper Series". 2013. No. 2223686.
This paper tries to assess some of the effects from industrial policy of growing state-controlled "national champions" in the Russian banking industry. We look at market concentration and competitiveness and average bank efficiency. A modified method of calculating the indicators of market concentration suggests that main segments of the market have crossed the threshold of high ...
Added: February 25, 2013
, Foresight 2017 Vol. 19 No. 2 P. 139-151
Purpose – The purpose of the study is to present and critically assess the outcomes of the Foresight study of the Russian energy sector, undertaken in 2014 in the course of a large-scale national Foresight exercise – ‘Science and Technology (S&T) Foresight 2030’. Design/methodology/approach - Methods applied in the Foresight study include literature review, statistical, bibliometric ...
Added: January 25, 2017
, International Journal of Culture,Tourism and Hospitality Research 2013 Vol. 7 No. 1 P. 3-10
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to introduce findings of comparative analysis and various models based on cultural heritage resources to foster regional development. Design/methodology/approach – Comparison of operational schemes, market positions and branding of three successful cultural heritage centers in Germany, Great Britain and Russia demonstrates a variety of regional development models based ...
Added: October 22, 2013
, , , Foresight 2017 Vol. 19 No. 5 P. 528-540
Purpose – The purpose of the study is to show the technical potentials of a variety of renewable energy sources in Russia, as well as benefits from their deployment including hydrocarbon savings, emission reduction and lower energy cost. Design/methodology/approach – In the paper, Russia is compared with other countries in terms of actual installed capacity ...
Added: September 25, 2017
, , , Journal of Business Research 2018 Vol. 86 No. C P. 457-467
This study revisits one of the most widely used concepts in marketing - customer orientation (CO) - in the context of the Russian emerging market. Analysis of three sets of survey data, combined with insights from in-depth interviews with industry experts, suggest that customer orientation in the Russian market consists of two distinct dimensions: customer-centric ...
Added: February 25, 2018
The use of technology platforms as a policy tool to address research challenges and technology transfer
, , , The Journal of Technology Transfer 2017 Vol. 42 No. 1 P. 206-227
The paper analyses technology platforms (TPs) that are seen as a valuable policy instrument to assist a multi-stakeholder formulation and implementation of long-term research and development (R&D) programs in specific technology areas. TP are predominantly initiated by policy-makers to support a wide range of priority technologies through direct funding and indirect support measures, information and ...
Added: April 21, 2014