SCIENTIFIC AND METHODOLOGICAL APPROACH TO A COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT OF THE ECONOMIC STABILITY OF A TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANY

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  Svitlana Birbirenko

  Galina Tolkachova

Abstract

The COVID-19 pandemic has ultimately changed the course of global economic functions, including the Ukrainian ones. The consequences caused by the pandemic significantly affected companies’ economic sustainability and reflected the urgent need to assess economic sustainability in order to determine its level and further develop theoretical and methodological aspects of Strategic Enterprise Management. This article is aimed at developing a scientific and methodological approach to comprehensively assess the economic stability of a telecommunications company that operates under modern market conditions. Methods. A study was conducted within the scope of existing techniques used to assess economic stability and, thus, the lack of generally accepted assessment methods was observed. A set of indicators to assess the economic stability of the telecommunications company was formed through financial analysis, taking into account the industry practices of communications service provider’s functioning. Comprehensive assessment of the economic stability of telecommunications companies was carried out using a statistical data analysis technique – regression analysis. 2016-2020 financial reports and statistical data provided by examined communications service providers from the State Statistics Service of Ukraine and the National Commission of Ukraine for the State Regulation of Communications and Informatization were used as outcoming data. Study results. As part of the study, the existing assessment methods were analyzed, which made it possible to organize, systematize, and identify their advantages and disadvantages. A set of indicators to assess economic stability of a telecommunications company was formed, indicating the selection criteria and identifying dependence on the presence of a communications service provider at a certain stage of its business development. A scientific and methodological approach to a comprehensive assessment of the economic stability of telecommunications companies taking into account their industry characteristics has been developed. Conclusions. The created scientific and methodological approach to assess economic stability of the telecommunications company comprehensively makes it possible to determine the level of economic stability depending on the stage of business development of a company. The assessment performed is a key factor that must be taken into account when developing strategic management of a company that operates in the context of market transformations.

How to Cite

Birbirenko, S., & Tolkachova , G. (2021). SCIENTIFIC AND METHODOLOGICAL APPROACH TO A COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT OF THE ECONOMIC STABILITY OF A TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANY. Baltic Journal of Economic Studies, 7(3), 37-45. https://doi.org/10.30525/2256-0742/2021-7-3-37-45
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Keywords

economic stability, integrated assessment, balanced indicators, strategic management, telecommunications company

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