Trifonov Yuri, Vizgunov Alexander
The need is justified to formalize the ranking procedure of business processes for the sake of optimal resource allocation in a diversified enterprise. An algorithm to assess business processes ranking by applying analytic hierarchy process is proposed. The authors consider the characteristics of those diversified enterprises where business processes ranking is particularly topical.
Possibilities of and priorities in adjusting available documents on national security in the Arctic area to global climate change challenges are identified. Measures of organizational, scientific and technical type aimed to upgrade frontier and national defense forces in the Arctic region are singled out. Foreign experiences in generating national defense forces and capabilities in the Arctic region are summarized.
The article evaluates the impact of climate change on international cargo transit along the Northern Sea Route (NSR). A model evaluation of NSR competitiveness as cargo transit route is advanced. A comparative competitiveness analysis is made of NSR and the Suez Canal route.
The article examines the evolution of food security definition. A comparative assessment is given of FAO food security and RF Food Security Doctrine indicators. Main directions are substantiated to improve the food security concept.
Shutkov Anatoly, Loginov Evgeny
The article researches the reasons for withdrawing tens of millions of hectares of agricultural land resulting from heavy management distortions in the agricultural sector of economy. Factors are disclosed which produced a precipitous decline in agricultural and livestock production against its low growth level over recent years. A comparative evaluation of land reclamation 63 years ago and modern agrarian transformation results are presented. The significance of the experience of that epoch for current management practice of the agrarian sector is justified.
The paper demonstrates the possibility of Russian economy functioning under present day sanctions policy. As a sovereignization-aimed tool, the author puts forward a provision of the need to transition to a new and more perfect production mechanism than the one in use in industrialized countries. The basis of the proposed mechanism lies in applying intersectoral inter-firm cooperation.
The general condition of RF rural territories is assessed as unstable and displaying pronounced degradation signs - that does not meet either modern development trends of agrarian civilizations, or Russian national interests. Organic management principles open up new chances for sustainable development of the country's rural territories, this is due to a unique combination of low-tech farming practices, a relatively liberal situation on the land market (despite land legislation incapacity), serious and at the same time underutilized national human and scientific-and-technical potential.
The paper gives a general description of political marketing. The political marketing process is analyzed through the example of US presidential elections 2016. Factors are determined, which influenced the elections procedure: voting algorithm, labour market instability as a consequence of financial crises, consumer society formation, the country's foreign debt.
Environmentally sustainable development priorities of the Arctic Region are outlined. Specific features of natural and climatic conditions of Russian Arctic Region are researched. Mechanisms and expected climate change impacts on terrestrial, marine and coastal ecosystems as well as biodiversity are reviewed. A close connection is shown between the socioeconomic development of this Russian macro-region and the dynamics of natural and climatic conditions.
The economic efficiency and regulatory basis for bilateral interregional and boundary cooperation between Russia and China are investigated. Priorities and interaction problems between the two countries in scientific area, production, energy and logistics are defined.
The specificity of socioeconomic development and federal support for Togliatti, the biggest Russian single-industry city, is unveiled. A changed role of the city in Russian automotive industry and structural employment shifts observed in this single-industry city are analyzed. Manifold tools of federal support for Togliatti, its reasons and the results of attracting investors to the special economic zone are shown.
Erokhina Elena, Alexeev Vitali
Main problems of Russia’s Northern regions and foreign experience in implementing development strategies of Canadian and US northern territories are regarded. Tools are outlined and recommendations are advanced to improve economic development management in northern territories of the RF taking into account native minorities’ interests. Through the example of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), a new role of business in the development of the North is proved. The conclusion is drawn that - under complicated conditions of a change in the geopolitical situation, existing problems of and imbalances between Russian regions - consideration for native minorities’ interests is a necessary condition for effective territorial development.
The article discusses elements of marketing communications complex. The author formulates a definition of merchandising as an enterprise marketing communications element. The role of visual merchandising is defined, basic laws of visual merchandising in retail are formulated.