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GLAS NARODA

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PUBLIC OPINION SURVEY CENTER

OUR MISSION

HIGH-QUALITY SOCIOLOGICAL, AND MARKETING INFORMATION/ANALYSIS ON RUSSIA AND OTHER CIS COUNTRIES

THE ORIGINS

Glas Naroda was established in 1999 by several top experts, former associates of the Vox Populi Public Opinion Research Service. Vox Populi, Russia’s first independent sociological service, has been active in the public opinion research since late 80’s. The establishment of Glas Naroda on the foundation laid by Vox Populi was dictated by expansion of the scope of professional research interests into the area of business and marketing.

STRENGTHS

  • Extensive experience in sociological and marketing research using a wide range of methods and techniques
  • A comprehensive regional network, with agents in all major cities of Russia and other CIS countries
  • Access to political, business, intellectual and informational/mass media elite
  • Advanced methods of monitoring information integrity and quality
  • Adherence to ESOMAR standards
  • Guarantees of anonymity and confidentiality of information
  • Highly customized client-centered research in response to specific needs and objectives

STANDARD SURVEYS

  • Russia-wide public opinion surveys with sample volumes of 2000, 2400 and 3000 respondents at no less than 110 locations
  • Regional public opinion surveys with sample volumes from 1000 to 1500 persons at 30 to 50 locations per region
  • Elite (political, business, intellectual, professional) surveys in Moscow and other major cities
  • Consumer and marketing surveys

METHODS

  • Formalized person-to-person interviews conducted by trained experienced interviewers
  • Qualitative methods that include non-formal in-depth interview, non-standardized observation, self-observation (diaries), and so on
  • Extensive use of a combination of quantitative and qualitative methods that compliment statistics with “live voices”
  • Content analysis of press and documents

EXPERIENCE

Our researchers and analysts have over 10 years of in-depth experience with the following subjects:

  • attitude to foreign investments
  • perception of western charity
  • opinion polls on ecology and environment
  • information and communication policies
  • corporate citizenship
  • formation and improvement of company image

OUR CLIENTS

Our interviewers, researchers and analysts did extensive work for Roper Starch Worldwide/Roper ASW (New York), FYI Information Resources (Washington), Kaagan and Associates (New York), Inchcape/Coca-Cola, Hewlett-Packard, DuPont, Philip Morris Sales and Marketing Ltd., and other western companies. Our Russian clients include Nezavisimaya Gazeta (monthly political ratings – “100 leading politicians of Russia”), several government and research organizations, and others.

OUR TEAM

Glas Naroda unites several top research professionals backed by a strong support team.

Alla SEMCHENKO, General Director (Ph.D., international politics) is in charge of the for overall project implementation.

Alexander KINSBURSKY (Ph.D., philosophy/sociology), our Senior Analyst and Methodologist, in responsible for data analysis and interpretation.

The support team includes

Michael TOPALOV, fieldwork manager

Irina NIKITINA, data processing and database manager

Paul VOYTINSKY, a professional translator and editor, to assist in producing concise and readable reports in English.

Ludmila CHERTKOVA, our office manager, who is responsible for the overall organization and coordination

CONTACT DETAILS

Russia, Moscow 101000, 7/8 Bolshoi Zlatoustinskiy pereulok, Office 42
Tel.: (7-095) 206-8982, 206-8952, 206-8582
Fax: (7-095) 206-8952
E-mail: narod@ netclub.ru 
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