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The New Russian Business Leaders (2005)

Manfred Kets de Vries, Elizabeth Florent-Treacy, Konstantin Korotov, Stanislav Shekshnia

The New Russian Business Leaders

This book presents six in-depth case studies focusing on companies of vastly differing sizes, ranging from a newly privatised operation and the creation and organisation 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, it takes a balanced view of the rapid development and transformation of the country's business leadership over the past ten years.

Awarded the Russian Diploma Best Books for Entrepreneurs in 2006.


"'This highly talented multinational team has produced a rich and meaningful contribution to the literature on Russian business. These authors know the very essence of Russia from their extensive academic and practitioner experience. They deliver fascinating, original in-depth case studies of the pioneering men and women business leaders of modern Russia's first capitalist decade. They also interpret the cases in the context of Russia's history and culture, and offer a comprehensive framework for how Russian business and leadership could evolve to build the country's economy. The New Russian Business Leaders will surely serve for years to come as an authoritative source for academics and practitioners seeking to understand the underlying dynamics of Russian business and its leaders.' —Sheila M. Puffer, Northeastern University, Boston, US"

Edward Elgar, 2005

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