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Management practices in Russian multinational subsidiaries: the Case of knauf cis

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  • Igor Gurkov


    (D.Sc., National Research University Higher School of Economics (Moscow, Russia))

  • Vladimir Kossov


    (D.Sc., National Research University Higher School of Economics (Moscow, Russia), Professor)

  • Sergey Filippov


    (Ph.D., Delft University of Technology (Delft, The Netherlands), Assistant Professor)

This paper analyzes the growth and evolution of Knauf CIS Group from 1992 to 2012. The study defines the features and characteristics of the firm’s corporate policies including production and operations, marketing, HR management, and societal engagement. These policies have enabled Russian industrial enterprises, Knauf’s subsidiaries, to achieve global standards of efficiency and quality with a high level of profitability. This study focuses on the measures that can be employed to increase production efficiency and have the potential to be replicated by other Russian companies

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Paper provided by National Research University Higher School of Economics in its series HSE Working papers with number WP BRP 13/MAN/2013.

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Length: 22 pages
Date of creation: 2013
Publication status: Published in WP BRP Series: Management / MAN, November 2013, pages 1-22
Handle: RePEc:hig:wpaper:13man2013
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  1. Dirk Holtbruegge & Jonas F. Puck, 2009. "Stakeholder networks of foreign investors in Russia: An empirical study among German firms," Journal of East European Management Studies, Rainer Hampp Verlag, vol. 14(4), pages 369-394.
  2. Gurkov, Igor, 2013. "Why some Russian industrial companies innovate regularly: Determinants of firms’ decisions to innovate and associated routines," Journal of East European Management Studies, Rainer Hampp Verlag, vol. 18(1), pages 66-96.
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