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Study of a Russian University’s Organisational Culture in Transition from Planned to Market Economy


The transition from a planned centralist economy to a market economy over the last decade of the 20th century has presented Russian universities with many profound challenges. These challenges require universities to review and consider their organisational culture and deserve careful study. This paper describes the changes that have taken place at Tomsk Polytechnic University – one of oldest, largest and leading Russian universities.

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Pushnykh, V., Chemeris, V. Study of a Russian University’s Organisational Culture in Transition from Planned to Market Economy. Tert Educ Manag 12, 161–182 (2006).

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