Extremely High Environmental Turbulence as a Challenge to 21st Century System Management

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The article actualizes the challenges of developing the theoretical and methodological basis for managing environmental turbulence in the 21st century under the unprecedented changes that have taken place both in the interpretation of the category of turbulence itself and the ability to manage it between the end of 2019 and the present in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. The results of the analysis of the category of turbulence of the new type are presented, as well as its nature and content are determined. Conceptual approaches to the criteria for the effectiveness of turbulence management have been developed. The vector of the direction of the evolution of national systems of government in the era of total turbulence at the level of public policy has been defined. The experience of the best management practices at the beginning of 2021 is noted, which, however, shows that without the use of an arsenal of “hard” technologies it is not yet possible to curb the challenges of extremely high environmental turbulence. Based on the study, the authors made the conclusion about the key role of general civil consent and cooperation in the implementation of “manual management” regime under the conditions of extremely high environmental turbulence of the early twenties of the 21st century. The peculiarities of forming the international socio-economic context of the period of extremely high turbulence, its problems and contradictions are highlighted. The main features of this context of the newest period include the ongoing systemic crisis of the world economy, permanent structural financial and economic crises, as well as the characteristics of globalization and deglobalization processes as major long-term trends. The trend towards general deglobalization, expressed in the strengthening of national protectionism and manifested in the economic policy of nation-states, has become the most pronounced at the current stage. New international platforms have been sought to implement regulatory management actions in the face of new type of turbulence.

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Marina A. Ignatskaya

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University)

Author for correspondence.
Email: ignatskaya_ma@pfur.ru
ORCID iD: 0000-0001-7573-1404

Doctor of Economic Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of State and Municipal Management

6, Miklukho-Maklaya str., Moscow, Russian Federation, 117198

Daniyil R. Malykhin

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University)

Email: daniyil.malykhin@mail.ru
ORCID iD: 0000-0000-0000-0001

Student of the Department of Political Analysis and Management

6, Miklukho-Maklaya str., Moscow, Russian Federation, 117198


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