The author presents his method, which helps evaluate the competitiveness of a region, and proposes instruments to raise the competitiveness level.
The author explores the cost management process in wholesale organizations, the connection between the process and the efficiency of managerial decision-making, shows how operation analysis is applied.
Dabson Karen, Schroeder Craig, Markley Deborah
The authors present and comment on the results of an Internet survey held among rural school children in several federal states of the U.S. The survey has aimed at gathering information in order to design a relevant strategy targeted at reducing youth outflow from these regions.
In the article the integration of balanced scorecard system in the process of enterprise value management is researched, indicators integrating this system are listed, their impact on enterprise value creation is investigated.
The author of the article analyzes the dialectical development of exchanges and claims that mass perception takes exchanges for a basis-generating tool of market pricing, whereas exchange prices are heavily dependent on the impact of non-market factors
The article reviews problems linked with the interaction of research, education and production based on innovation. It shows that university complexes provide for innovative environment formation and infrastructure development aimed at commercial mastering of innovations in education.
In the article the difference between image and reputation of marketing services market is traced. The author looks at the main functions of these economic categories and describes methods of evaluating reputation conditions.
The author explores the use of project management in its methodological aspect, describes the organizational structure of project knowledge management, lists principal functional responsibilities of experts engaged in corresponding departments.
The author of the article gives insight into the essence of service as category, defines its content as a social, public and economic phenomenon and, at the same time, object of purchase and sale, identifies specific features of all aspects of the category in question.
The article presents a description of the organizational and economic mechanism, on whose fundament Skolkovo Innovation Centre is operating, and the organizational structure of the Centre.
In connection with ongoing administrative and budgetary reforms, governmental and municipal financial control needs to be improved. The author looks at the ways to develop a result-oriented management system of financial control, and at the interaction of internal and external financial audit.
Solovyov Mikhail, Koshkin Leonid
The authors explore mechanisms, which help practice partnership relations between the state and private business, and show that partnership projects are part of privatization and nationalization variants.
The author quotes the results of a comparative analysis of corporate management in state-run and private oil and gas companies, gives her recommendations on a plausible and mutually beneficial partnership between companies of both types intended to ameliorate the situation in the world energy sector.
Issues related to deeper validity of governmental decision-making are highlighted. Main avenues of activities realized by the Analytical Department of the Council of Federation are listed.