The New Russian Business Leaders (New Horizons in Leadership Studies Series)

The New Russian Business Leaders (New Horizons in Leadership Studies Series)

By: Konstantin Korotov (author), Elizabeth Florent-Treacy (author), Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries (author), Stanislav V. Shekshnia (author)Hardback

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Description

In order to work effectively with Russian organizations, it is essential for potential Western partners and shareholders to fully understand their leadership style, organizational practices and business expectations. Based on extensive interviews with the pioneers of Russian business and the authors' own experiences, this perceptive new book attempts to decipher the enigma of Russia's new generation of business leaders. The authors present six in-depth case studies focusing on companies of vastly differing sizes, ranging from a newly-privatized operation, and the creation and organization of an oligarch's empire, to several entrepreneurial start-ups in different service industries. The case studies document the changes and developments that have occurred in Russia since the privatization era of the 1990s, highlighting the strengths and weaknesses of the emerging business leadership orientations. Grounded in Russian culture and history, the book takes a balanced view of the rapid development and transformation of the country's business leadership over the past ten years. The authors also offer perceptive conclusions and practical advice that will not only contribute to the success of Western businesses operating in Russia and other former communist countries in Eastern Europe but also help business people in Eastern Europe create high performance organizations. As we move towards a globalized economy, the need to recognise executive behaviour in Russia is becoming increasingly important. This book will provide a great source of information for academics and researchers of entrepreneurship, leadership studies and international business. Although the focus is on Russian entrepreneurs, the lessons in the book are equally as relevant for other cultures and leadership styles.

About Author

Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries, Raoul de Vitry d'Avaucourt Chaired Professor of Leadership Development and Director, INSEAD Global Leadership Center, INSEAD, France, Singapore and Abu Dhabi and Distinguished Visiting Professor of Leadership Development Research, ESMT - European School of Management and Technology, Germany, Stanislav V. Shekshnia, Partner at Zest Leadership, Moscow, Chairman of the Board of SUEK, Russia and Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurial Leadership, INSEAD, France, Konstantin Korotov, Associate Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behaviour, ESMT - European School of Management and Technology, Germany and Elizabeth Florent-Treacy, Research Project Manager, INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France and Singapore

Contents

Contents: Foreword Preface Part I: Conceptual Reflections 1. The Anarchist Within 2. An East-West Dialogue Part II: Case Studies and Commentaries 3. The Bolshevik Evolution Commentary: Jacques Ioffe's Bolshevik Evolution 4. Russian Standard Commentary: Roustam Tariko and Russian Standard 5. Mikhail Khodorkovsky Commentary: Mikhail Khodorkovsky and Yukos 6. Ice and Flame Commentary: VimpelCom's Founders 7. Frontstep Russia Commentary: Maria Ilyina and Frontstep 8. Troika Dialog Commentary: Ruben Vardanian and Troika 9. World Class Heroes for Russia Commentary: Olga Sloutsker, Heroine for a New Russia Part III: Conclusions 10. Hindsight and Foresight Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781843764991
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9781843764991
  • ISBN10: 1843764997

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