of all Russian companies use fixed-term employment contracts.
Companies using fixed-term employment contracts hire and fire workers more frequently than other companies. Instead of using them to build staffs of highly qualified employees (i.e., people beginning for a probationary period before becoming full staff members), Russian companies employ people under fixed-term employment contracts ‘without obligations’ for a certain period of time before terminating the contracts.
These data are presented in a report by Larisa Smirrnykh, Deputy Head of HSE’s Laboratory for Labour Market Studies, entitled ‘Fixed-term Employment Contracts, Job Creation and Employment: Findings from Russian Enterprises.’
As part of the Management session of the XX April International Conference, Carl F. Fey from Aalto University School of Business, Finland, presented his paper on Facilitating Innovation in Companies in Russia: The Role of Organizational Culture. In his talk, Professor Fey spoke about the results of three studies he has been conducting with his team.
of Russian research organizations that transferred the results of their work to companies for implementation helped to create entirely new products, manufacturing processes and services for the global market.