Networks in the Russian Market Economy

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Palgrave Macmillan, Nov 17, 2010 - Business & Economics - 184 pages
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If Russia has become a market economy, how does it function on a grassroots level? In addition to market mechanisms, what kinds of social and moral principles are at work in the new Russian economy? Is the 'Soviet legacy' still present in post-Soviet business practices?

This book searches for answers to these questions, by investigating the networking practices of the Russian software industry. It examines what kinds of resources are transmitted through the personal networks of Russian IT directors and managers, and which mechanisms govern this transmission. The volume opens a rarely available grassroots-level view into the business practices of the new Russian knowledge-based economy.

This book is essential reading for all interested in Russian society, culture and economy.


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About the author (2010)

MARKKU LONKILA is an Academy of Finland Research Fellow working at the Department of Social Research, University of Helsinki. His research interests include social networks, the role of information and communications technology in the social, political and economic development of Russia, and the study of Russian civic activism in a comparative perspective.