Olga R. Verkhovskaya

Associate Professor, Department of Strategic and International Management

 

 

E-mail: verkhovskaya@gsom.pu.ru

 

 

EDUCATION AND ACADEMIC DEGREES

  • Candidate of Science in Economics, St. Petersburg University of Economics and Finance, 1996
  • Post-graduate studies at St. Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance, 1991-1996
  • M.Sc in Economics,  St. Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance, 1986-1991

 

RESEARCH

  • Strategic analysis
  • Assessment of the level of national entrepreneurial activity

 

SELECTED PAPERS AND PUBLICATIONS (44)

Books, Monographs and Textbooks

  • Strategic management: Textbook co-author O.P. Savichev ). St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg University of Economics and Finance, 2010.
  • Strategic management: Textbook (co-author V.M. Arkhipov). St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg University of Economics and Finance, 2007.
  • Strategic management in decentralized firms: Textbook (co-author (co-author V.M. Arkhipov). St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg University of Economics and Finance, 2003.
  • Entrepreneurial Strategies: Textbook. St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg University of Economics and Finance, 2002.

 

Papers in Academic Journals

  • Entrepreneurial Firms and New Job Creation in Russia: Empirical Evidence (co-author M. V. Dorokhina )  // Russian Management Journal, 2013. V.11, N1. 19 40 pp.
  • Factors of the Establishment of the Nascent Entrepreneurship: The Special Features of Russia// Vestnik of Saint Petersburg State University. Management series, 2009. Issue 2. 32–52 pp.
  • Entrepreneurship Activity in Contemporary Russia. (co-author M. V. Dorokhina )  // Russian Management Journal, 2008. No. 1 25–52 pp.
  • Activity and Potential of the Russian Entrepreneurship (Evidence from Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Data, 2006–2011). (co-author M. V. Dorokhina ) // Vestnik of Saint Petersburg State University. Management series, 2011. Issue 4. 68 – 99 pp.
  • Dynamic Capabilities of the Firm: What is Necessary to Be the Capabilities'// Vestnik of Saint Petersburg State University. Management series, 2006. Issue 4. 183-185 pp.

 

Published Cases

  • Otis in Russia: A Single Strategy for Various Businesses?  (co-author V. Chaika)/ The European Case Clearing House (ECCH), 2007.
  • A Russian MacDonald.s Fantasy or Reality: Managing the Growth of Chainaya Lozhka Company (co-author G.Shirokova) )/ The European Case Clearing House (ECCH), 2007.

 

INTERNSHIPS ABROAD

  • Babson College (USA), 2009, 2008.
  • Harvard Business School, Boston (USA), 2008.
  • UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business (USA), 2006.

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • 2009 - Diploma of the Ministry of Education and Science of Russian Federation.
  • 2008 - Diploma of St. Petersburg government for the work at Presidential Program for training of management cadres for organizations of national economy of Russian Federation.
  • 2007 - Diploma of Committee for Manufacturing Policy and Entrepreneurship of St. Petersburg  for the work at Presidential Program for training of management cadres for organizations of national economy of Russian Federation.
  • 2002 - Laureate of Gratuity of Potanin’s Fund.

 

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Project, Russian team leader, 2007-.
  • Member of Strategic Management Society, 2010–;
  • Managing Small and Growing Businesses" program director (City Foundation support) -  program director.  2008 -2010.
  • Project Management for Small and Growing Business -  program director.  2010 -2011.
  • Consulting and education projects for the companies Sberbank, “Klimov”, Lenenergo, Krylov State Research Centre.

Courses taught at GSOM

  • Strategic Management (Bachelor Program, Health Care Management )
  • Research Seminar (Master program)
  • Strategic analysis (EMBA)
  • Strategic decisions (EMBA)