Welcome to “Service plus”!
The journal is open to authors from around the world
Service Plus is Russia’s first and so far the only interdisciplinary peer-reviewed periodical that specializes in matters related to the services sector of economy
The journal is published quarterly on a regular basis

Welcome to Service plus!

ОбложкаService Plus is Russia’s first and so far the only interdisciplinary peer-reviewed periodical that specializes in matters related to the services sector of economy – a universal phenomenon covering the entire range of categories of modern services: household, political, economic, legal, educational, intellectual, etc. The journal is non profit. There are only few criteria for an academic article to be published in the journal: relevance of the issues under consideration and compliance of the article with the journal’s profile. The journal is open to authors from around the world, and censorship is applied only as far as the extent of compliance with the Russian legislation on media and academic ethics are concerned. The journal is aimed at giving the authors a possibility to publish their research results, provided these are original and undoubtedly new.

The Service Plus Scientific Journal bases its activities on the principles of promotion of education, humanism, social justice, patriotism and tolerance.

 

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PEOPLE AND CHALLENGES OF GLOBALIZATION

The author analyzes the processes of culture globalization, in which standardization and unification con¬trary to the traditional identity. The standardization of culture is prevailing; it is the influence of the media and diffusion of new consumption ways. Mass cultures wider introduce a new form of high cultures, that is, technological or scientific ones, which promote harmonization and standardization.

LITERARY PLACES OF KUNTSEVO IN THE 20-30S OF XX CENTURY

The article discusses the formation after the revolution and Civil war in 20-30-ies of XX century in the town of Moscow region called Kuntsevo and the surrounding areas, which were the center of culture and leisure of the creative intellectuals as writers, poets, literary critics. The author turns out the circumstances of their stay in these places, the attitude towards Kuntsevo landscape and nature, the people of the town.

DEVELOPMENT OF MERCHANT BUSINESS ON THE RUSSIAN NORTH IN XVIII CENTURY IN ASPECT OF THE IDEA OF POVERTY (BASED ON THE HISTORICAL PROSE)

The article studies the most important paradigm of the existence of entrepreneurship in Russia — the idea of poverty on the basis of analysis of literary and historical sources that contains descriptions of the events of the merchant en¬vironment in the Russian North. It is illustrated by the historiographic overview of texts-sources of the XVIII century.

CORPORATE CULTURE OF THE ORGANIZATION AND IMPROVEMENT OF THE SERVICE QUALITY IN THE CONDITIONS OF SOCIETY TRANSFORMATION (ON THE EXAMPLE OF UNIVERSITY ACTIVITIES)

In the context of a social and cultural situation of post-industrial society, and also in a social political situ¬ation of “the transformed society” the article examines the problem of an involvement and degree of the last in the processes happening in the organization. Authors suggest to look at system of relations from social and psychological interrelation between a corporate and organizational culture.

RELEVANT METHODS IN COSTUME DESIGN IN THE CONTEXT OF THE CULTURE OF POSTMODERN

The article is dedicated to the analysis of design methods in modern design being related with postmodernism aesthetics. Subject of research — is creative design methods. The aim of the study is to examine the methods characteristic of postmodern culture, which are used in the costume design. The hypothesis of the study — is typical interpretation methods of the tradition in postmodern — eclectic, collage (the method of citations), cita¬tion, deconstruction, parody, ironic pastiche, vintage, and used in costume design.

STATISTICAL APPROACHES TO SERVICE QUALITY MANAGEMENT

The purpose of this article is to reduce the gap between queuing and quality control theories on the one hand and lagging practical successes on the other hand. In this paper statistical approaches in management and service are developed and demonstrated. They are based on the use of the normal and exponential probability distributions in modeling service systems.

SUBSTANTIATION OF THE INDICATORS SYSTEM OF THE QUALITY OF HOTEL SPORTS AND RECREATIONAL SERVICES

Purpose of the article is the formation of a system characteristics of hotel fitness services related to the satisfaction of human needs in the healthy way of life. The urgency of studying of the questions is connected with satisfaction of needs of tourists in maintaining a healthy lifestyle (in disease prevention and health promotion).

PROSPECTS OF “IMPORT SUBSTITUTION” IN THE TOURIST INDUSTRY

The hypothesis suggests the tourism as the sector which is able greatly to expand its activities in the humani¬tarian and patriotic education of youth that coincides with the general line on “import substitution” and the need of refocusing on the domestic market in the tourism business. Proceeding from it the goals and tasks of overcoming the “motivational crisis” at today’s youth and the development of new social technologies for the tourism industry contributing to the intellectual and creative potential of consumers are formulated.

PROBLEM OF IMPORT SUBSTITUTION IN TOURISM: INFORMATIONAL ASPECT

The state course of import substitution, designated by the government of the Russian Federation, raises basic questions of development of domestic and inbound tourism with a new shtick. The theme of the development of the tourism industry attracts more and more attention every year, often because of high- profile bankruptcies of tour operators.