This book focuses on crisis management in forest industry of Russia. It is about the present, and the future, with a short retrospective about the past of the forest industry in Russia. It includes forecasting too and description of some of the best practices of developed countries to be implemented in Russia to overcome the crisis. The main theme of the book is smart innovations and innovative activities introduced and also those which are required in the forest industry of Russia. The book considers the effectiveness of innovations and institutional changes in the forest industry, which are an important direction of innovation activities required all together with technological and economic breakthrough with ecological aspects in priority. The necessity to implement the modern innovation system in the forest industry based on institutional changes is substantiated and thoroughly explained with successful examples of ongoing and future up-to-date smart innovations.
The development of the forest innovation system is suggested for sustainable forest industry management; the key components of which are technological, product, institutional, and ecological innovations, as well as, innovative entrepreneurship. Realization of the innovation system for technological and intellectual improvement requires good scientific and personnel provision, anticipation of markets and tendencies of development for some decades ahead. The implied advanced technologies in the forest industry also include IT-, nano-, and biotechnologies. The success stories of the leading Russian and international companies in the forest industry of Russia are studied attentively in the book. The book presents a profound methodical and theoretical substantiation for the further implementation of the smart innovations and of the successful experience of the industry leading companies.
About the Author
Dr. Sergey V. Zykov completed his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from the MEPHI University and received his Dr. habil. in the same field from the the USATU University in year 1994, 2000 and 2017 respectively. Presently, Dr. Zykov is working as Professor in HSE University, National Research University, Russia. He is Member of many professional organisations like IWA, IIIS, and KES Intl. He is Member of many reputed journal boards--International Journal of Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Engineering Systems, and Intelligent Decision Technologies. He has published 05 books including 04 monographs by Springer. Dennis V. Dayneko has Master's degree in Urban Planning (Restoration and Reconstruction), and his Ph.D. in Innovative Economics (2015). Currently, Dennis is Senior Researcher at the Irkutsk Scientiﬁc Center of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Science. He teaches as Associate Professor at the Irkutsk National Research Technical University too. Dennis is Member of the New Economic Association (Russia), Free Economic Society of Russia, SIOE, and other organizations. He has over 90 publication, including 12 indexed by Scopus and Web of Science.