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respondent has now become vice-president of European company in Eastern Europe and considers himself a ‘citizen of the world’. Because consultants came only once and then disappeared and did not keep in touch afterwards”.
The owner/director of a logistics organisation: “The consultant, who did not stay indifferent and modified his recommendations to match the realities of the Russian market. The respondent would like to see the consulting program more goal-driven, i.e. to establish partnerships and sign contracts as soon as possible”.
The Proposition 4 is accepted.
5.4.1 The effect of the assistance of the consultants on the Sustainable Value Creation in financial and organisational terms
The ultimate direction to and the goal of the transfer of knowledge inside and into Russian organisations is the accomplishment of an improvement of the financial and organisational conditions of the organisations. Organisations, which benefitted from the advisory programmes, e.g. the Presidential Programme and the NMCP/PUM Business advisors, are in general, reasonably satisfied with the results, in financial and organisational terms as stated in the PUM monitor (2015), the GIZ report 2012 and the “Presidential Programme” Evaluation 2010). In general, specific financial information is not shared with outsiders, sometimes only in indexes. Organisational changes and improvements are more visible and noticeable and more often subject to explanation and reporting.
Presidential Programme
One out of two survey participants (54.8 percent, n = 74) strongly agreed and 41.5 percent (n = 56) agreed with the statement the Presidential Programme was helpful in obtaining their own, personal goals. 3.7 percent of respondents (n = 5) neither agreed nor disagreed and none of the respondents disagreed with the statement.
Nearly 6 respondents out of 10 (59.3 percent, n = 80) strongly agree 37.8 percent (n = 51) just agreed that they improved their knowledge about business as a result of participating in the Presidential Programme’. 2.2 percent of the respondents (n = 3) neither agreed nor disagreed, 0.7 percent (n = 1) disagreed and none strongly disagreed with the statement.
36.3 percent of the respondents (n = 49) strongly agreed and 27.4 percent (n = 37) agreed that they received some reward (income or position) after their participation in the Presidential Programme. 16.3 percent of the respondents (n = 22) neither agreed

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