IKBFU's Vestnik

2014 Issue №9

Topical issues of economic studies 1509 1855

The logistics of reverse flows of secondary resources

Abstract

This article discusses the problem of organizing the movement of secondary resource flows in the system of reverse logistics flows. Traditionally, Consumption is considered the point of origin for all types of reverse flows, however, the question remains unanswered as to whether the secondary resource flows should be distinguished within them. This problem requires solution for the proper organisation of recycling processes.

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Using the economics dynamics principles in modelling the process of original accumulation of household waste

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This article justifies the use of economic dynamics principles in the process of modelling the existing system of household waste accumulation. The authors identify a number of factors relating to the tendency of various organisational manifestations to stable equilibrium of the process of accumulating household waste in containers. The model is based on the linear proportion of changes in parameters describing the quantity of household waste accumulated within one cycle.

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Key factors of the spatial organisation of small businesses

Abstract

This article describes the conditions, resources, and prerequisites necessary for the efficient functioning of small businesses. Based on the theoretical propositions and practical results of productive forces distribution, the authors identify groups of factors of spatial organization of small businesses: national and supranational level, regional level, location, and the entrepreneur. A sequential analysis of the main factors of the small business deployment showed that taking into account all the factors contributes to the efficient functioning of small firms and better spatial organization of the national and regional economies. The authors define the concept of “location” necessary of the organization of a small enterprise and emphasize the psychological aspect of the object under consideration, namely, the moral and ethical constraints and moral values of entrepreneurs.

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