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Business and the State in Cross-Border Clustering Development

Gontar Nikolai

In the article the role of business and the state in cross-border clustering as the most effective form of economic clustering is highlighted. The author analyzes positive and negative factors — stemming from natural, geographical and geo-economic conditions, business and the state in Russia — that impact on cross-border clustering vector formation. Key vectors to modernize the governmental cluster policy in this direction are defined.

Conditions for Rural Population’s Human Capital Formation

Tuguskina Galina

The article examines the state of human capital of rural population and conditions for its formation. It states that a tendency is observed to reduce the quality of services provided to rural residents in the fields of education, health care, job security, etc. As one of the solutions to the problem the author proposes to develop the social infrastructure in the countryside.

Economic Space of the Arctic Region: Essence, Scope and Formation Specificity

Shvetsov Alexander, Naumova Yulia

The modern vision of problems of Russia’s Arctic economic space formation and development is presented. The pacing conditions and spatial regional development factors are identified. With global changes connected with the transition to a post-industrial, information society in view, main requirements are formulated to the formation of qualitatively new economic space of the region.

Evolution of the Strategic Role of Human Resources Management at Corporate Level

Izmailova Marina

The article actualizes the problem of finding ways and available tools to solve problems determined by turbulence of environment. The author emphasizes that it is possible to solve the entire set of emerging problems by using human resources with an emphasis on their intellectual component. The structure of human resources is considered, a characteristic to human capital is given, its contribution to the country’s wealth creation and strategic success of companies is shown.

Foreign Countries’ Experience in Consolidating Expenditure Powers between State Government Levels

Klimanov Vladimir, Safina Aliya

The authors have studied — on the basis of Government Finance Statistics of the International Monetary Fund — the experience of foreign countries in consolidating expenditure powers between state government levels of 20 countries. They have taken an inventory of main expenditure powers of these countries, analyzed the intergovernmental volume of expenses in functional areas. After summarizing the review they have formulated main conclusions on the system of delineating expenditure powers as mechanism for a flexible economic policy.

Geomarketing Modeling of a Banking Institution’s Self-Service Devices Localization in the City

Dolzhenko Ruslan

The article examines the possibility of using geomarketing as a tool to model the optimal spatial location of the network of self-service devices like cash dispensers and payment terminals. Methodological approaches are described how to implement geomarketing modeling of an optimal location of bank infrastructure objects. Recommendations are offered to evaluate the projected placement of ATMs and payment terminals.

Grassroots Sports as Factor Contributing to Socioeconomic Security of Population on Municipal Entity Level

Sozin Andrei

The role of physical culture and sports in socioeconomic security of population on municipal entity level is shown. The need is substantiated to stimulate grassroots sports development in club forms, i.e. local (in some cases, network) structures, which, in terms of location, organization, and financially, are maximally available to the population. The advantages of club system in grassroots sports are unveiled.

Innovation and Investment in Renewable Energy Sector

Buchnev Alexander

The article generalizes specific features of innovation and investment activity in the renewable energy sector against the background of oil prices dynamics. It reviews the interrelation between cost indexes of renewable energy and the cost of gas generation. Prospects of the renewable energy sector are evaluated.

On Methodological Approaches to Innovative and Investment Projects Assessment and Selection

Korol Svetlana

The methodological approach to design a unified system of strategic planning is discussed, it is aimed to synchronize planning documents of all management levels. The author suggests to regard innovative projects as investment ones, which include three stages: choice of innovative project and investment project, creation of material production base for its implementation, and commercialization of products.

Problems of Correlating Holding Subsidiaries’ Growth and Their Financial Stability

Krasilnikov Sergei

Issues are addressed which relate to planning and performance evaluation of subsidiary companies of a holding with the help of indicators, such as growth rate of revenue and profit (with different measurements), capital intensity of growth, efficiency of individual production factors, etc. Special attention is paid to problems linked with the efficiency of costs on labour, including remuneration of top management.

Public Administration Mechanisms for a Comprehensive Arctic Resource Potential Development

Khachaturyan Ashot, Eliseev Dmitri

As admitted, the existing state program of Arctic development is imperfect in its goals and targets set and also in the mechanisms of control and performance measurement. Possible options for program adjustment to increase its efficiency are offered.

Role Problems of Modern Russian Employees: Impact of the Crisis

Slabov Sergei

The article addresses the impact of socioeconomic crisis endured by modern Russian society on human behaviour in the organization. To analyze specific features of organizational behaviour the notion of role is applied by many social sciences. According to the author, the socioeconomic crisis, accompanied by numerous challenges to the routine of organizational life, offers insights both into the set of organizational roles and their content.

Scenario Management: Genesis and Prospects

Bratchenko Svetlana

The paper is devoted to discuss the notion of scenario management and the regularities of its appearance in modern conditions. The author holds that the traditional paradigm of strategic management suggesting the design of a single strategy ceases to be effective in conditions of volatile environment. Designing several strategies simultaneously, i.e. scenario management, grows ever more indispensable.

The End of Globalization or a New Stage?

Kondratyev Vladimir

The author addresses the role of the British vote to leave the European Union (Brexit) as a key moment in the crisis of global economy which demands a fundamental re-examination of core contemporary values. The conclusion is drawn about the need to develop alternatives to the established globalization model benefitting only small groups of modern society.

The Nature of Fundamental Similarity of Scenario Management, Forecasting and Strategic Management

Kryuchkov Vladimir

The author presents his view on the nature of similarity of scenario management and its preceding tools —forecasting and strategic management, and investigates their methodological foundation. He discusses the main thesis about the similarity of these approaches based on the recognition of the future being unpredictable in principle.

The Role of Management Standards in Training Specialists

Klochkov Yuri, Shadrin Alexander

The article shows that respective competency building is promoted by studying and mastering skills in the course of applying principles and methods regulated by modern management standards. The authors proposes to examine these standards in the course of training of all specialists and also engage the country’s leading universities in certifying management systems.

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