From the Publisher:
The exceptional impact of free market globalization on CIS countries and the use of innovation to counter the concomitant socioeconomic problems are profoundly and frankly analyzed and discussed from a variety of standpoints, both cultural and geographical. New possible solutions are presented and discussed, leading to a proposal for the development of a `common technological language'. Audience: A high level reference text for experts and organizations interested in economic problems and forecasting, which underscores the technological aspects and the cultural revolution needed for advanced, high quality manufacturing and service sectors. Of interest to experts in both technology and economics.