Social and Economic Science
Number 4 • 2019 is published
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Shmatkov V. V.   Ways of Supporting a Sustainable Functioning of the Technical University's Innovative Systems

Some ways of supporting and developing a sustainable functioning of the technical university’s innovative systems are examined in the article. A way of creating the activities, which can develop these systems, basing on increasing the system’s sustainability level step-by-step, is also presented.


Key words: technical university; sustainability; innovative system; strategy.

Sukharev O. S., Kurmanov N. V.   Model of Marketing Analysis for a Social Network

In the article authors present a model of marketing analysis for a social network, which enables to assess the community from different points of view, such as quantitative, qualitative and marketing.


Key words: Internet marketing; social networking; viral marketing; marketing assessment; target audience.

Novik E. V.   Studying 5S System by the Engineers in Higher Education Institutions and Using it at the Enterprises of Machine-Building Industry

The experience of Lean Production instruments using at the production plants is analyzed in the article. Some reasons for low efficiency of their using are shown. The importance of using a microeconomic standardization as an instrument of Lean Production and studying this kind of production by the student of engineering and economic specializations is substantiated by the examples of specific enterprises.


Key words: Lean Production; methods of standardization; standards’ tensity; microelement standardization.

Zamshin V. I.   Project-Based Ways of Managing the Production Systems’ Competitiveness. The Innovation Line Concept

The importance of looking for the unknown new ways of increasing the production systems’ competitiveness level, based on combination of project management and innovation activities is substantiated in the article. The continuous interaction between project and innovation approach is also shown. A concept basis for the Innovation Line (a perspective model of creating the competitive advantages, based on activating the innovation measures and changing the approaches to their development) is also shown.


Key words: project-based management; innovations; competitiveness; production systems; project; potential; the line; design.

Perederiy M. V.   Innovation-Based Production Systems and Their Resource Flows

Some features of information and material flows in the innovation-based production systems and in the innovative structure of large-scale economic systems are examined in the article. The appropriateness of using the intermodal transportation for the innovative production enterprises’ material and technical supply is also shown.


Key words: innovations; production systems; resources; flow; information; transportation.

Abramovich A. M.   Theory of Needs and Problems

Objectivism considers an external world as mind-independent. Subjectivism has the opposite opinion. Pragmatics takes into account only usefulness of external objects. Followers of Ludwig Wittgenstein focus only the facts. This paper introduces and prospects a Theory of Needs and Problems as a point of view that unites all above listed perceptions of the world and grounds leading trends of modern Informational Technologies such as Pervasive Computing and Internet of Things.


Key words: need; problem; resource; consciousness; reasoning; Pervasive computing; Internet of Things.

Kovalyova I. N.   Current Trends of the Regional Economic Clusters’ Sustainable Development in the Conditions of Changing Market Environment

Some of the basic current trends of regional economic clusters’ sustainable development in the conditions of changing market environment are considered in the article. A number of possible tasks for the regional economic clusters’ functioning in the conditions of nowadays economic development in Russia are shown, as the factors, which affect a stability of the development. The interrelationship between the regional economic clusters’ sustainable development, the mechanism of pricing and the regional markets is also characterized.


Key words: regional economic clusters; functions of the regional clusters’ functioning; tendencies for the regional economic clusters’ sustainable development.

Konovalova T. A.   Correlation between the Monotown’s Theoretical Basis and Directions of the Economics’ Development

A phenomenon of close conceptual correlation between the monotown’s theoretical basis (as a social and economic category) and such economic conceptions as a theory of productive work positioning, crisis theory, institutionalism, innovation and modernization theory, regional economy theory and a concept of regional industrial cluster is substantiated in the article.


Key words: monotown; crisis; institutionalism; regional industrial cluster; innovations; modernization.

Vetrova I. F.   Methodological Approaches to Developing the Effectiveness Indicators for the Information Resources’ Using in the Processes of the Intellectual Property Managing at the Enterprises of an Agroindustrial Complex

A result of analyzing the actual problems of assessing the effectiveness of the information resources’ using in the processes of the intellectual property managing at the enterprises of an agroindustrial complex is presented in the article. New methodological approaches to developing the effectiveness indicators for the information resources’ using for managing a breeding branch of the agroindustrial complex of Russia are also presented.


Key words: innovation processes; intellectual property; achievements in selection and breeding; patent; exclusive rights; results of intellectual activity; information resources; intellectual property management.

Sukharev O. S., Ilyina O. B.   The Dynamic of Structural Changes in the Economy of the Kaliningrad Region

In the article authors present the analysis of changes in some branches of Kaliningrad region’s economy: industry, agriculture, construction, transport and trade. The analyzing period is 20 years long, from 1990 till 2010. A base year is 1990. The gross regional product, assets and investments are used as parameters of the research. The result of research is information about structural changes on gross regional product in industry, agriculture, trade. According to received result of research the authors give recommendations to overcome the structural contradictions.


Key words: Kaliningrad region; Special economic zone; structural changes; structural contradictions; industry; agriculture; construction; transport; trade; financial sector.

Tulchinskaya Y. I.   Organizational and Economic Mechanism, which Avoids Corruption in the Companies during Power Equipment Purchasing

A popular nowadays tendency among the companies is to buy the cheapest power energy equipment (PEE). The result of such policy is overcharging for excessive energy consumption. Author presents a method of choosing PEE by the minimum total cost of ownership (TCO) that includes the costs of purchasing, transportation, storage, installation and commissioning, operation (energy costs), repair and preventive maintenance, life extension, decommissioning and disposal of PEE. Using a presented method also should improve the control of workers’ competence (in choosing PEE to purchase) and prevent the corruption (corruption or incompetence becomes clear when the workers decisions are different from the optimum, shown by TCO).


Key words: power energy equipment; purchasing; corruption; competence; total cost of ownership.

Zhukovskaja N. K.   Manging the Business Processes, Which are Presented as the Fuzzy Situational Networks

The article deals with the management of uncertain business processes. The approaches of strategic and tactical management based on analysis of business process model represented by a network of fuzzy situational network.


Key words: fuzzy situational network; uncertain business processes; strategic management; tactical management; self-organization of the model.

Moskalenko A. P., Kalinichenko V. P., Moskalenko S. A., Gubachev V. A.   Ecological and Economic Aspects of the Substantiating Methodology for the Innovative Technology of Soils’ Processing

The innovative project of rotary-milling soil reclamation agricultural equipment is presented in the article. The ecological and economic efficiency of the various methods of soils processing and recycling non-toxic pollutions by dispersing in the tilled landscapes are also evaluated.


Key words: agricultural equipment; recycling; ecological and economic efficiency; decomposed organic matter.

Cherkesova E. Y.   The Human Factor in the Knowledge Economy

Categories «the human factor», «labour potential», «the human capital» are specified in the article in their unity and interrelation. Value of the human factor and the human capital in formation of preconditions for knowledge economy is also investigated.


Key words: the human factor; human potential; labor potential; human capital; investments in the education; knowledge economy.

Levchenko I. V.   The Formation of the Andean Community’s Export

The study intends to analyze the export structure of the four Andean Community countries from 1991 to 2009. A correlation analysis is conducted between economic growth, trade in goods and services, main exports and a row of control variables. Then, the most favourable export structure is formed.


Key words: export; agriculture; economic growth; Andean Community; correlation analysis.

Shevtsov V. V., Nazarova O. V.   High School Teachers’ Motivation, Based on the Flexible Goals Concept

Authors analyze the backgrounds and prospect to introducing a system of motivating high school teachers for their work, based on a flexible goals concept (the relative improvement agreement). They also examine an affecting of flexible goals to the teachers’ work, and level of their validity.


Key words: motivation; flexible goals; relative goals; the effectiveness of motivation schemes; the relative improvement agreement.

Saharova J. V.   The Features of Social Systems’ Cycle Structure Transformations in the Conditions of Openness and Closure to the Outside Space

The life activity and the development of social structures include the periods of changing their conditions — fluctuations to the state of smaller or greater openness the outside space. In the article author examines this type of cyclical social dynamics as a number of complication (simplifying) and regulation (disorganization) processes, which alternate one another. The named processes run in self-organization mode.


Key words: social structure; order; chaos; dynamics; cycle; openness; closure; mediation.

Revunov R. V.   New Approaches to Improving the Environmental and Economic Mechanism for Regional Nature Management

The actual problems of analyzing the effectiveness of various environmental management systems at the mesoeconomic level are examined in the article. Author also gives some recommendations for improving the quality of managing a regional ecology complex.


Key words: greening of the economic activity; regional nature management; the economic mechanism; social, ecological and economic system.

Kosinova N. N.   Public-Private Partnership as an Investment Tool of Realizing the Region’s Strategies

The importance of creating an effective control system of region investment activity development, as a significant component of the going investment processes is presented in the article. Such system should give a possibility to provide development of the branches which are the most important for region’s budget; to develop a regional infrastructure; to raise efficiency of an investment policy by using public-private partnership.


Key words: institutes; tools; public private partnership’s mechanisms (models); investment fund; national projects; public programs; regional development corporations; the regional center of publicprivate partnership; the investment project.

Safonov V. V.   Methodological Approaches to the Formation of Social and Economic Development Criteria

In the article author discusses the methodological reasons for using a synthetic algorithm of criteria formation for region’s development evaluation. The algorithm is based on the synthesis of evolutional and cenological approaches, and spatial economics theory.


Key words: regional economy; objectives and criteria of development; self-organization; spatial economics; regional economic institutions; transportation systems’ dynamics and morphology.

Pletnyakov V. A.   Integrating the Processing of Subjective and Objective Data in Decision Support Systems

The article demonstrates that support of decision making process consists of two different tasks: objective model building and support for acts of choice. In accordance with these, some steps are suggested for complex support of decision making process with using of an appropriate toolkit.


Key words: decision making process, On-Line Analysis Processing; Data Mining; Multi-Attribute Utility Theory; decision support systems.

Panfilov A. V.   Social Management of Small Innovative Companies in the Universities in the Context of Russian Innovation System’s Development

Strengths and weaknesses of the national innovation system are noted in the article. The main problems of the innovation system: the lack of training in entrepreneurial skills in technical universities, the high cost of industrial infrastructure. Development prospects of the Russian innovation system are identified.


Key words: small innovative companies; universities; national innovation system.

Aleksandrovskaya L. A.   Ecological and Land Reclamation Basis of Creating a Soil-Conservative Nature Management for Market Economy

The actual problems of the ecologic and land reclamation-based creating of soil-conservative nature management for market economy are considered in the article. Localization of the intensive agriculture in the flat lands, using the biological principles of agriculture on slopes and the natural agricultural coenosises on the reclaimed lands is also presented. The economic and mathematical model of a crops’ structure optimizing problem on the reclaimed lands is presented.


Key words: intensification of the agriculture; ecological and economic effect; mathematical model; agricultural products; soil degradation; balance of arable lands; net profit.

Musaev L. A.   The Role of Human Capital in the Processes of Creating a Territory’s Production Complex

The effect of human capital on the formation of the territory’s production complex is examined in the article. A model of human capital quantitative evaluation, which gives a possibility to obtain the value of human capital in monetary terms, taking to account the changes in the rate of employee’s wages growth, is also presented.


Key words: human capital; the territory’s production complex; the employee’s cost; employees’ capacity goodwill; investments in human capital; the annuity with increasing payments.

Reznik A. N.   Informational and Economic Features of Nowadays Businesses’ Competitiveness

A number of approaches to valuating and managing the nowadays production systems’ competitive potential are analyzed in the article. It’s proved that the informational and economic approach is the most effective, and the important condition for the production system to be competitive is holding specific information about possibilities and ways of efficient using the systems’ resource.


Key words: competitiveness; production system; information; resources.

Sedykh N. V.   Theoretical Aspects of the Food Industry’s Switch to the Innovative Economic Development

In the article author presents the stages of the food industry’s switching to the innovative economic development, and describes its present factor and investment stage and the conditions of switching to investment and innovative development. The attention is also paid to well-developed and specific production factors, which are indispensable conditions for the innovation activities.


Key words: innovations; innovative type of the development; food industry; efficiency; competitiveness.

Kanunnikov A. V.   Fixed Capital of the Production Plant: Some Features, Appearing in the Informational Society

In the article author examine a role of the production plant’s fixed capital in the informational society. Author presents an idea of using a technological modes concept and criteria of information’s materialization level in a production system’s fixed capital to valuate a level of projects’ innovativeness and technological progressiveness.


Key words: fixed capital; production; informational society; technological mode.

Zolotaryov Y. S.   Risk-Resistance of the Enterprise: Idea and Term Essence

In the article author examines a nowadays presentation of such term as risk-resistance of the enterprise, and presents his point of view to the essence and ways of calculation for risk-resistance as for an index.


Key words: risk; risk management; risk-resistance of the enterprise.

Melnikov V. V.   Social and Economic Sense of Building «Eurasia» Canal

The article contains information concerning the main characteristics of «Eurasia» canal. The influence of its building on social, economic and ecological spheres in Russia’s Southern regions is examined. The fundamental indicators of commercial and budget effectiveness for basic, pessimistic and optimistic variants of achieving the project are also calculated.


Key words: «Eurasia» canal; characteristics; effectiveness; influence on social, economic and ecological spheres in Russia’s Southern regions.

Boroday V. A.   Social Structurization and Legitimating of Trade Activities in the Middle Ages

Author shows that at the end of the Middle Age and Renaissance traders formed a significant social level. The signs of the trade institutionalization include the expansion and determination of certain trade strategies for the certain social levels. We can see the change of worth attitude to the trade: suspicion and negative attitude to the traders has been changing to the cultural models of worthy people.


Key words: trade; legitimating; social structure; institutionalization; Middle Ages.

Efimova E. A.   Gender Angle of the Consumers’ Behavior in Car Selling Businesses

In the article author presents the analysis of such terms as «gender» and «sex», and applying some gender stereotypes in car selling businesses.


Key words: gender; sex; gender angle of the consumers’ behavior.

Li Y. Y.   Trends in Social Stratification and Social Mobility of the Nowadays China Countryside’s Population

The article describes some processes of Chinese society’s structure modernization, which modernization is a result of implementing the policy of «reform and openness». The dynamics, affecting factors and the direction of reducing the countryside’s population, changing the spheres of its employment, appearing of new social strata and income polarization of the Chinese society’s new strata are also examined. Some of social and economic features of the countryside population’s migration within China are characterized.


Key words: income; law; workers; entrepreneurs; rural workers; social stratification; strata; stratification structure; trends; civilization.

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