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Valentine Godinov and RUSK

Published 01 Jan 1994
Reference 4296
Region Other Regions
Length 14 page(s)

This case study examines the development of a Russian entrepreneur who worked within the chaotic post-Gorbachev environment in Russia to build a thriving Russian-American joint venture in import-export. The company has earned a steady profit, despite problems like exorbitant taxes, fickle customs regulations, and the Russian Mafia.

Teaching objectives

This work examines a new area of entrepreneurship, and will be of primary interest to students of Eastern European management styles, the entrepreneurial environment in the former USSR, and joint ventures with Russia. It could also be used in a cross-cultural elective.