To describe experience of introducing contemporary West management methods in Russian University's management courses and in practice of West‐Siberian rail road management.
This paper analyzes an experience of innovative influence of a Human Resource Development Center within the Institute of Prospective Transport Technologies and Training of Human Resources, Siberian State University of Transport (Novosibirsk, Russia). Emphasizes the mechanism of innovative influence in time of transitions on the management of organizations through the education of managers.
Provides information about process of transformation on the micro‐level. Most of the work on transitions has been based on macro‐approach. An organization enables closer contact among people. Example of the applicability the methods available in the West to the situation in Russia. Provides information about how do “mentalities” change.
It is not a general approach to make innovative influence.
A useful example of using technology of participation for making changes in organization with complicated cultural environment.
This paper helps to understand the problems (obstacles) people have in transitional countries and offers practical help on the process of changes.
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