Directions of increasing the efficiency of the development of social infrastructure enterprises in rural communities under the conditions of decentralization

  • Larisa Marmul Hryhorii Skovoroda University in Pereiaslav
  • Alexander Zhuchinsky Hryhorii Skovoroda University in Pereiaslav
Keywords: enterprises, institutions, social infrastructure, decentralization, rural areas, socio-cultural sphere, education, medical care, rural communities, local budgets, subventions, transfers, new technologies, investments, business, public-private partnership


The subject of the study is theoretical aspects and practical proposals regarding the strategic directions of development of enterprises and institutions of social infrastructure in the countryside under conditions of decentralization. The purpose of the article is to substantiate the theoretical principles and practical recommendations regarding the directions of development and increasing the efficiency of the functioning of enterprises of the social infrastructure of rural territorial communities in conditions of decentralization. The methodological basis of the article is the methods and approaches of economic, institutional and theory of sustainable development. In particular, historical, monographic, economic comparisons, statistical-economic, systemic-structural analysis and synthesis were used. Results of the article. As a result of the research, it was found that the main problems of the enterprises of the socio-cultural sphere, respectively, and the strategic directions of development relate to the optimization of their placement and ensuring operation and proper maintenance; expansion of the range of services and their optimization and new forms of provision; development of new sources of financing, motivation of personnel and intensification of community cooperation in socio-cultural activities. The directions of the development of educational institutions relate to improving the quality of educational services, improving the content and organization of training, financing, including and on the principles of implementing the "New Ukrainian School" concept; ensuring budgeting and filling of preschool education institutions with children; increasing the prestige and preserving the network of professional (vocational and technical) education institutions on the basis of duality of education, improving educational programs in cooperation with employers. The directions of development of medical institutions in the village related to the spread of family and insurance medicine; improvement of primary medical care forms; introduction of innovations in all types of services and financial income "according to the patient". Field of application of results. Conclusions and practical recommendations can be used in the activities of social infrastructure enterprises; business and public organizations; territorial communities and their leadership; the educational process of institutions of secondary special and higher education. Conclusions. A comprehensive analysis of the problems of the development of enterprises and organizations and institutions of the main sectors of social infrastructure in the village (socio-cultural, educational, medical) made it possible to come to the conclusion that they were and in many cases remain acute and require an urgent solution; have different manifestations in accordance with sectoral and territorial characteristics; depend on the effectiveness of the management decisions of the management, community specialists, and the active civic position of all their members. Meanwhile, it is decentralization that allows them to be solved most productively, systematically and in a short time. The financial resources and authorities available to communities already provide and can provide in the future the main strategic directions of the development of social infrastructure enterprises: optimization of the number, placement and capacity of institutions and forms of service provision; introduction of innovations directly into the main activity, management and organization, investment and their modernization.


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Author Biographies

Larisa Marmul, Hryhorii Skovoroda University in Pereiaslav

doctor of economic sciences, professor, professor of the Department of Economics

Alexander Zhuchinsky, Hryhorii Skovoroda University in Pereiaslav

postgraduate student

How to Cite
Marmul, L., & Zhuchinsky, A. (2022). Directions of increasing the efficiency of the development of social infrastructure enterprises in rural communities under the conditions of decentralization. University Economic Bulletin, (53), 75-82.
Economy and Management