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Author Krueger, Gary, 1959- author

Title Enterprise restructuring and the role of managers in Russia : case studies of firms in transition / Gary Krueger
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2015
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Description 1 online resource
Series Microeconomics of transition economies
Microeconomics of transition economies.
Contents Legacy and survival. Russian industry's Soviet legacy ; Russia's transition economy -- Case studies of enterprise restructuring. Machinery ; Light industry ; Consumer durables : watches and tires ; Food : bread and meat ; Collapse and recovery : enterprise restructuring post-1998 -- Conclusions and methods. Explaining the propensity to restructure
Summary This book tells the story of what might have been considered an unlikely source of dynamic change in Russia - formerly state-owned manufacturing enterprises and their managers. Based on interviews conducted over a six-year span with managers at 47 manufacturing, light industry, consumer durable, and food processing firms in four Russian cities, the study documents the real world challenge of turning hidebound, often dysfunctional manufacturing operations into thriving companies. With analytical rigor and theoretical creativity, this work will dispel some common misconceptions about the Russian
Notes First published in 2004 by M.E. Sharpe
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (Ebsco, viewed July 21 2015)
Subject Industrial management -- Russia (Federation) -- Case studies.
Business enterprises -- Russia (Federation) -- Case studies.
Privatization -- Russia (Federation) -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781317471448 (electronic bk)
131747144X (electronic bk)