The purpose of the study is to review the foreign practice of operating representative offices in Russia and other countries, develop criteria for their performance evaluation. The methodological framework of the study is based on the review and analysis of the existing mechanisms for evaluating performance of representative offices of foreign companies. in this study, general research methods are used: methods of empirical research, monographic method, structural-logical method, methods of multidimensional classification. For many economies, entrepreneurship is the major driving force behind economic growth. Small businesses create employment opportunities and improve the quality of people’s lives, which in turn favorably affects the country’s own development. Entrepreneurship is a powerful mechanism to reduce unemployment, which is one of the pressing issues of today. The originality and novelty of the study rely on the need to formalize and implement a systematic approach to governmental support of entrepreneurship throughout all business areas in Russia. It will positively affect the development of the economy in general and the efficiency of entrepreneurship in particular.
This research aims to investigate the integrated reporting (IR)quality on European firms and whether there is an improvement on (IR)quality from 2016 to 2017. Using 63 firms in the period of 2016 and 2017, the content analysis method then applied to evaluate the quality of 126 integrated reports. This results then used to investigate whether there is an improvement of the integrated reporting quality from 2016 to 2017. The research findings show that the European firms, on average, published a moderate quality of integrated report. There is also improvement in integrated reporting quality from 2016 to 2017, but partially only, especially for readibility and clarity of document and content element area.
The concept and the need of organizational changes in the corporate environment in order to ensure a lasting effect of economic and strategic security were determined. The methodology for conducting organizational changes based on the use of optimal operational integration, which forms a decomposition of the company’s development goals and forms the field of economic security was proposed. The model analysis of ensuring effective organizational security and operational integration of the functional units of the company was carried out.