Проблемы теории и практики управления


Enterprise Competitiveness as an Integral Indicator of Its Efficient Operation


Competitiveness can be viewed from two angles: as enterprise potential and as its advantage compared to other companies. The enterprise's exterior and interior component produce two sources of competitiveness differing in their nature: current efficiency and market positioning.

Fiscal Alternatives in Small Business Taxation

GUSEV Alexander

The taxpayer's right to choose convenient schemes in order to optimize fiscal payments automatically leads to state budget losses which can, however, be admitted if the taxpayer complies with the socially-oriented block of state functions.

Franchising: Solving the Problem of Business Development


Franchising is a flexible form of organizing and doing business when a big company (franchisor) passes, on paid basis, the right to use its trademark and other intellectual property items (franchise) to independent businessmen (franchisees). The efficiency of the procedure is connected with concrete characteristics of the company. The main criteria for the franchising network to have higher chances of success are: reliability of the company, uniqueness of the product, application of standard and formalized business operations, and business profitability.

Governmental Support for Small Business in Romania


After the 1989 revolution which paved the way for market reforms private entrepreneurship was assumed to become the fundament of middle class evolution in the country, stimulate employment, raise the standard of living, make the country's socio-political situation stable. After a decade and a half the outcome became obvious: it is practically impossible to create a developed and competitive business segment in the absence of thought-through and strong governmental support.

Innovation Processes in the Strategy of China's Industrial Development


High average growth rates of the economy (9.4% in 1974 to 2004) testify, on the one hand, that China is converting into a leading country in the contemporary world and reveal, on the other, the price paid for the Chinese miracle - not only the formation of unprecedented mass productions based on wasteful use of natural and human resources, but also disregard of ecological security.

Investment-Attractive National Educational Program Based on Information and Communication Technologies

KARPENKO Mikhail, KRUTIY Irina, KULESHOV Konstantin

Educational information and communication technologies can offer the opportunity to get high-quality education to persons of any age at the place of their residence and future professional activity (regional and peripheral centers of Russia, the CIS countries and far abroad included).

New Trends in Management Consulting


The period of rough tuning of business is concluding. Now business is forced to search for efficiency sources in strategic operation, in creating new competitive advantages, in a more complex motivation of the personnel, in the orientation on new clients. However, neither businessmen nor leaders are able to do it properly and, therefore, see themselves obliged to address experts in fine tuning.

Russian Taxation System: Does it Need New Restructuring?


In his interview given to the journal the well-known expert in taxation analyzes the results of transformation under way in Russian taxation, expresses his opinion on the prospects of taxation system development, particularly enterprise profit tax, value added tax and income tax of physical persons which proved to be the object of attentions in Russian society. The author also evaluates the present-day situation in tax administration in the country.

Russia's Economic Policy: History and Prospects

KLINOV Vilenin

The goal of doubling the GDP has not been set quite correctly which can be explained by Russia's relatively modest experience in market economy management. According to the author, the basic flaw of the declared goal is the failing social component. Economic growth on the account of extracting branches of economy cannot balance the disparity in income distribution between rich and poor layers of the population, rich and poor regions.

Setting up the Financial Monitoring System


In the process of introducing enterprise financial monitoring system the most significant factor determining the efficiency of budget funds use is a precise observation of the hierarchy of goals set at all management levels. Lower-level management goals should not contradict upper-level goals, only then can the established system be efficient.

The Impact of Corporate Management Mechanisms on the Formation of Financial Reporting


Companies which are listed on the stock exchange and acquire resources on the global capital market have to observe international standards of corporate governance and corporate financial reporting since under conditions of globalization they cannot radically diverge in their operation from the way determined by these standards.

The Organization of Intra-Holding Management


The strategic management model is of an ever growing interest for Russian companies due to both the high degree of asset diversification in many companies (as the result of privatization) and the need for management levers which might provide the solution of tasks connected with business restructuring and its qualitative upgrading.

The Process Approach in Organizational Design


Organizational design is confronting in its practice more and more urgently with the conceptual task of developing a process-oriented structure which might create a self-adjustment potential not only for regular and probable but, to a certain extent, also for innovation processes.

The Results of the Year: What Comes Next?

Shinkarenko Pavel V.

High growth rates achieved in the previous period could be maintained in principle, participants of the round-table discussion held when analyzing socioeconomic results of 2005. At the same time trends testifying to growing strategic challenges for the country have gained strength. As to recommendations for the future, all participants were unanimous in stating that Russia has to design a long-term socioeconomic development strategy which, in particular, makes provision for the mechanism of overcoming the country's demographic crisis.

The System of Balanced Indicators: Integrated Management


Incorrect choice of the goal produces a situation when not those problems are solved which should be and, as a result, the company suffers far bigger losses than in the case low-effective methods to attain the goal are applied. Thus, a combination of correct goals and correct methods, i.e. business models, is the pledge of future success.

Еconomic management: development trends


According to the survey CEOs of major world companies place Russia on the second place among countries perspective for global business (Brazil, India, China, Russia) and hold Russia is planned for opening new offices of companies and forming new economic alliances.

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