Culture and modernization in the mirror of Russian and foreign professionals’ interac-tion in multi-national workers’ collectives in Russia
Cand. Sci. (Econ.), Assoc. Prof. National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia. firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Sci. (Hist.), Tenured Prof. National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia. email@example.com
Cand. Sci. (Sociol), PhD, European University Institute (EVI) (Italy); Researcher, University of Bamberg (Germany) firstname.lastname@example.org
Topic of the study is cross-cultural interactions in the sector of high-skills labor ofthe Russian economy. Mutual assessments by Russian and foreign professionals in multi-national workers’ collectives of business abilities are analyzed, as well as of cross-culturalborrowings occurring in common labor process. Local and universal labor traits are character-ized in relation to Russian professionals’ labor culture, its openness to changes, and potentialimpact on the other cultures. Also, judgments of foreigners working in Russia are studied incomparison to characteristics of the Russian economic culture as ascribed to it in various pe-riods and in various phases of Russian society development. This approach allows outlining aset of Russian economic culture characteristics, which is close to an invariant one – a sort ofits ‘in-modernizing’ core.