The Architecture of Russian Markets: Organizational Responses to Institutional Change

The Architecture of Russian Markets: Organizational Responses to Institutional Change

by B. Grancelli


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137508485
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 12/05/2014
Edition description: 2015
Pages: 126
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Bruno Grancelli is a former professor of economic sociology at the Department of Sociology and Social Research, University of Trento. He has carried out research and evaluation activities in organisational change, local development, management and emerging entrepreneurship in Russia and the former Soviet Union. He has published extensively on these issues.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: re-reading a program for an economic sociology of post-socialism
2. Toward capitalism without capitalists
2.1. A reminder of Soviet factory regime
2.2. The failure of 'market socialism': micro-outcomes of a macro-event
2.3. Privatization, marketization and organizational adaptations
2.4. Local problems and foreign solutions: the training of managers
3. Enterprises and the administrative regime: history matters
3.1. State and 'state concessionaires'
3.2. Labour market: normative rigidity and organizational flexibility
3.3. Human resource management: continuities and changes
3.4. Organizational environments and emerging entrepreneurship
4. Local environments and the minor architecture of markets
4.1.'Subaltern entrepreneurship' and Soviet legacies
4.2. Regional economies and small business
4.3. Governors and entrepreneurs
5. Organizations, institutions and the rebuilding of markets: new insights on the debate
5.1. Russian factories and company towns: a back-to-roots jourbaney in organizational institutionalism and a comparative look
5.2. Neoistitutionalism and area studies: notes on the multidisciplinary dialogue
6. Conclusions
Subject Index

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