Networks In The Russian Market Economy

Hardcover | December 15, 2010

byMarrku Lonkila

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This book examinesthe significance of networks among the firms operative in the contemporary Russian software industry in the St. Petersburg region.It focuses on the kind of resources that are transmitted through the personalnetworks of Russian business managers and directors.

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A PDF version of this book is available for free in open access via the OAPEN Library platform, www.oapen.org.This book examinesthe significance of networks among the firms operative in the contemporary Russian software industry in the St. Petersburg region.It focuses on the kind of resources that are transmitted through the personalne...

MARKKU LONKILA is an Academy of Finland Research Fellow working at the Department of Social Research, University of Helsinki.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:December 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230252397

ISBN - 13:9780230252394

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Using Networks to find out about Networks
The Evolution of Russia's IT Sector
The Soviet Legacy and its Transformation in the Russian IT Field
Social Milieus and Personal Network Growth in the St. Petersburg IT Industry
The Types of Economic Resources Transmitted Through the Networks of St.Petersburg IT Professionals
Social Mechanisms Governing the Informal Transactions between Russian IT Managers
The Spirit of Russian IT Capitalism
Conclusions

A PDF version of this book is available for free in open access via the OAPEN Library platform, www.oapen.org.