The current crisis has shown businesses and politicians that betting on speculative operations and inflating the market cannot be a long-term development strategy. The future of Ukrainian business in the transition to a post-industrial type economy, dominated by services, high technology and infrastructure. Such changes require a system of incentives for venture investments, which play an important role in ensuring the country’s competitiveness. It is no coincidence that states with a developed venture capital market (USA, Japan, Germany, UK) act as the largest exporters of high technology products. In these countries, a key role in the search and development of high-risk startups belongs to associations of private investors, the so-called business angels. If we evaluate the volumes of venture investments, then the investments of private investors there exceed the volumes of large institutional investors. Continue reading
The development of the consulting services market goes through the same stages as other business lines. First, in the literal sense, all who feel like it are climbing. Then, most of these “enthusiasts” because of their incompetence and, apparently reconsidered, leave this battlefield. The rest are gaining experience, but over time it also becomes clear that they, due to certain reasons, are far from providing professional services at the output. Personal experience is no longer enough, and even approaches developed on the basis of common sense cease to justify themselves. The market at the same time is filled with new representatives who have not only theoretical training, but also real work experience in the area in which services are offered. Thus, professionals are coming to replace amateurs. All is natural. But to date, the market has experienced some difficulties thanks to consultants, who, fortunately for the customers, have already left the consulting market. Continue reading
Effective inventory management is a significant tool for increasing net profit, positive net cash flow for an average and large enterprise producing tangible products. What happens if you think and do otherwise?
The history of this article is not thought out. My mobile and female voice rang at the other end of the line, saying that an enterprise producing important products for rescue services urgently needs to train one employee on the subject of stocks. The caller was called the HR Director of one of the industrial enterprises, considered one of the world leaders in her industry. Continue reading