Importance The article sets forth principles for managing innovative activities of entities in their transition to the digital economy. Objectives The research aims to outline measures for streamlining and enhancing the modernization of the Russian industrial enterprises by restructuring the innovation management system. Methods The research relies upon methods of logic investigation, forecast, analysis and synthesis on the basis of the system information approach. The novelty of the article is that it provides the rationale for using the principles for managing innovative activities of entities during their transition to the digital economy. Results We analyze activities to upgrade the Russian industry, supplement the principles for managing innovative activities of entities. We make our suggestions on how the Russian industrial enterprises should be more rapidly and effectively modernized and the innovation management system should be restructured. Conclusions and Relevance It is important for Russia and national enterprises to sell their technologies, which may be unknown for other countries. Therefore the Russian enterprises will utilize resources they gain from the development of their own technologies and acquisition of the existing technologies.
Yakushev A.Zh. Modelirovanie sistemnykh protivorechii razvitiya innovatsionnogo i postindustrial'nogo sektorov ekonomiki. V kn.: Modernizatsiya natsional'noi ekonomiki: problemy i resheniya [Modeling systemic contradictions in the development of innovation and post‑industrial sectors. In: The national economy modernization: Issues and solutions]. Moscow, Professor Publ., 2014, pp. 27–64.
Orekhov S.A., Maksimova T.P., Moreva E.L. et al. Problemy transformatsii sovremennoi rossiiskoi ekonomiki: teoriya i praktika organizatsii i obespecheniya upravleniya: kollektivnaya monografiya [Transformation issues of the modern Russian economy: Theory and practice of management process and its support: a collective monograph]. Moscow, Institute of Scientific Information for Social Sciences RAS Publ., 2011, 420 p.
Filin S.A. [The concept of technical scientific and technological cycles]. Regional'naya ekonomika: teoriya i praktika = Regional Economics: Theory and Practice, 2014, no. 45, pp. 29–45. URL: Link (In Russ.)
Blyakhman L.S. Global'nye, regional'nye i natsional'nye tendentsii razvitiya ekonomiki Rossii v XXI veke: izbrannye trudy [Global, regional and national trends in the development of Russia's economy in the 21st century: Selected Works]. St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg State University Publ., 2016, 672 p.
Goncharenko L.P., Geraschenkova T.M. [Innovation and investment processes in agricultural production as a factor to improve food security in Russia]. Finansy: teoriya i praktika = Finance: Theory and Practice, 2014, no. 2, pp. 13–23. (In Russ.)
Bogoutdinov B.B., Balakhanova D.K., Barannikov A.L., Ivanova S.P. [Problems of bank capital accessibility for small business]. Vestnik Rossiiskogo ekonomicheskogo universiteta im. G.V. Plekhanova = Vestnik of the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, 2016, no. 4, pp. 65–70. (In Russ.)
Chaikovskaya L.A., Yakushev A.Zh. [Tax regulation as a tool for strategic management of the development of innovative economic sector]. Nalogi i nalogooblozhenie = Taxes and Taxation, 2016, no. 1, pp. 20–27. URL: Link (In Russ.)
Goncharenko L.P., Bryukhanov Yu.M., Fat'yanova I.R. [Promising forms of innovative integration processes in the Russian economy]. Innovatsii i investitsii = Innovation and Investment, 2016, no. 11, pp. 9–12. (In Russ.)