The Resource Networks in the Russian Market Economy, by Markku Lonkila, (electronic resource)

Networks in the Russian Market Economy, by Markku Lonkila, (electronic resource)

Label
Networks in the Russian Market Economy
Title
Networks in the Russian Market Economy
Statement of responsibility
by Markku Lonkila
Creator
Author
Author
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A PDF version of this book is available for free in open access via the OAPEN Library platform, www.oapen.org. This book examines the significance of networks among the firms operative in the contemporary Russian software industry in the St. Petersburg region
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Lonkila, Markku
Dewey number
306.3
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Language note
English
LC call number
HF1351-1647
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • International economics
  • Computer network architectures
  • Marketing
  • Economics
  • Public relations
  • International Economics
  • Sociology, general
  • Computer Systems Organization and Communication Networks
  • Marketing
  • Political Economy/Economic Systems
  • Corporate Communication/Public Relations
Label
Networks in the Russian Market Economy, by Markku Lonkila, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Note on Transliteration; Preface; 1 Introduction; The software industry as an exemplary case of the functioning of the Russian market economy; The role of social networks in the Soviet and Russian economy and society; Incorporating cultural and moral aspects into studies of networks in the Russian economy; Structure of the book; 2 Using Networks to Find Out about Networks; The significance of personal networks in studies of the Russian economy; The qualitative approach in social network analysis
  • Network data and how to get themLimitations of the study; Problems of generalization; 3 The Evolution of Russia's IT Sector; Arcadia: The birth of a St. Petersburg software company; Computing in the Soviet Union; Information technology and the collapse of the Soviet Union; The ICT sector in the Post-Soviet Russian economy; 4 The Soviet Legacy and its Transformation in the Russian IT Field; Constraining and enabling aspects of the Soviet legacy; Soviet organizations as platforms for the emerging economy; Entrepreneurship and Soviet legacy
  • Blat: Transformation of the Soviet-era networking practiceBlat in post-Soviet Russia; Barter: A transitory phenomenon of exchange; Otkat: The role of 'kickbacks' in the Russian economy; Other informal practices in the post-Soviet Russian economy; Prevalence of criminal practices in the Russian economy; 5 Social Milieus and Personal Network Growth in the St. Petersburg IT Industry; Schools and universities; Internet milieus; The Russian Software Developers Association (RUSSOFT); Birthdays as foci of interaction
  • 6 The Types of Economic Resources Transmitted through the Networks of St. Petersburg IT ProfessionalsBusiness ideas and partners; Clients; Starting capital; Office space; Jobs; Advice and information; Services; 7 Social Mechanisms Governing the Informal Transactions between Russian IT Managers; Reciprocal expectations in Russian managers' transactions; Brokerage; The mixing of personal and professional spheres of life; 8 The Spirit of Russian IT Capitalism; The connexionist spirit of Western capitalism; The domestic spirit of Russian IT capitalism; 9 Conclusions; Appendix: List of Respondents
  • NotesReferences; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (196 p.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Open Access
Isbn
9780230294936
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1057/9780230294936
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (EBL)4324971
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  • (DE-He213)978-0-230-29493-6
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4324971
  • (EXLCZ)993450000000003016
Label
Networks in the Russian Market Economy, by Markku Lonkila, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Note on Transliteration; Preface; 1 Introduction; The software industry as an exemplary case of the functioning of the Russian market economy; The role of social networks in the Soviet and Russian economy and society; Incorporating cultural and moral aspects into studies of networks in the Russian economy; Structure of the book; 2 Using Networks to Find Out about Networks; The significance of personal networks in studies of the Russian economy; The qualitative approach in social network analysis
  • Network data and how to get themLimitations of the study; Problems of generalization; 3 The Evolution of Russia's IT Sector; Arcadia: The birth of a St. Petersburg software company; Computing in the Soviet Union; Information technology and the collapse of the Soviet Union; The ICT sector in the Post-Soviet Russian economy; 4 The Soviet Legacy and its Transformation in the Russian IT Field; Constraining and enabling aspects of the Soviet legacy; Soviet organizations as platforms for the emerging economy; Entrepreneurship and Soviet legacy
  • Blat: Transformation of the Soviet-era networking practiceBlat in post-Soviet Russia; Barter: A transitory phenomenon of exchange; Otkat: The role of 'kickbacks' in the Russian economy; Other informal practices in the post-Soviet Russian economy; Prevalence of criminal practices in the Russian economy; 5 Social Milieus and Personal Network Growth in the St. Petersburg IT Industry; Schools and universities; Internet milieus; The Russian Software Developers Association (RUSSOFT); Birthdays as foci of interaction
  • 6 The Types of Economic Resources Transmitted through the Networks of St. Petersburg IT ProfessionalsBusiness ideas and partners; Clients; Starting capital; Office space; Jobs; Advice and information; Services; 7 Social Mechanisms Governing the Informal Transactions between Russian IT Managers; Reciprocal expectations in Russian managers' transactions; Brokerage; The mixing of personal and professional spheres of life; 8 The Spirit of Russian IT Capitalism; The connexionist spirit of Western capitalism; The domestic spirit of Russian IT capitalism; 9 Conclusions; Appendix: List of Respondents
  • NotesReferences; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (196 p.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Open Access
Isbn
9780230294936
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1057/9780230294936
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)4324971
  • (SSID)ssj0000507574
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12180481
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000507574
  • (PQKBWorkID)10549192
  • (PQKB)10144887
  • (SSID)ssj0001606675
  • (PQKBManifestationID)16317656
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001606675
  • (PQKBWorkID)14895738
  • (PQKB)11742136
  • (DE-He213)978-0-230-29493-6
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4324971
  • (EXLCZ)993450000000003016

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