Russia is moving dramatically ahead in reforming its economy and its firms. This joint Russian and American work focuses on the key issue in the Russian economic reform processhow to convert state-owned firms into successful private companies capable of competing in a market economy. Unique case studies of Russian enterprises, their legal and internal structure, management philosophy, and economic performance, provide insightful analyses of the ongoing Russian experience with economic reform. Recent Russian legislation and its implications for privatization are also discussed.
|Series:||Contributions in Economics and Economic History Series , #16|
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About the Author
JOHN LOGUE is Professor of Political Science at Kent State University.
SERGEY PLEKHANOV is an Associate Professor of Political Science at York University in Toronto, Canada. Former Deputy Director of the Institute for the Study of the USA and Canada of the Russian Academy of Sciences, he has authored or coauthored numerous works on American politics and society including Right-Wing Extremism and U.S. Foreign Policy (1986) and Modern American Political Consciousness (1980). In recent years, he took an active part in Russian reform politics and served as founding chairman of the Coordinating Committee for Economic Democracy, a Moscow-based group advocating principles of employee ownership.
JOHN SIMMONS is president, Participation Associates, and Adjunct Professor of Management, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. He specializes in organizational transformation, total quality economic development, and education reform. He is the author of Working Together (1985) and Better Schools (Praeger, 1982).
Table of Contents
Reforming the Russian Economy: Historical and Theoretical Perspectives
Employee Ownership and Russian Economic Reform by John Logue, Sergey Plekhanov, and John Simmons
Post-Stalin Efforts to Reform the Soviet Industrial Economy, 1953-1985 by Robert W. Clawson
The Road to Employee Ownership in Russia by Sergey Plekhanov
From State Property to Employee Ownership: The BUTEK Experiment by Valery N. Varvarov
Case Studies in Russian Employee Ownership
Introduction: Employee Ownership in Practice by John Logue
It's Time for Us, It's Time for You: The MOVEN Story by Oleg Tikhonov
A Smell of Fresh Paint: Kazansky Elektromekhanichesky Zavod by John Logue and Olga Yu. Maiboroda
Privatization at Stroipolymer by Victor B. Supyan
Pioneer of Privatization: Veshky by Yakov Keremetsky
From Worker's Collective to Employee-Owned, Joint Stock Company: Saratov Aviation by David Binns
Transforming a Russian State Enterprise: Krasny Proletary by John Simmons and David Hanna
Leading the Transformation of Krasny Proletary by Yuri I. Kirillov
Lessons of American and Russian Models of Ownership and Management in Employee-Owned Enterprises
On Not Reinventing the Wheel by John Logue
Employee Ownership in the Market Economy: Lessons from the American Experience by John Logue
Making Employee Ownership Work: American Lessons about Reaching High Performance by John Simmons
A Second Revolution from Above? by John Logue, Sergey Plekhanov, and John Simmons