D.Sc., Professor, Sumy State University, Ukraine
D.Sc., Professor, University of Bielsko – Biala, Poland
Ph.D., Associate Professor, Sumy State University, Ukraine
Sumy State University, Ukraine
This paper formulates the basic provisions that determine the organizational and innovative basis for the formation of cluster structures in waste management to ensure a healthy environment and health disease prevention. The structural and functional scheme of creating and functioning the environmental and resource cluster of waste management has been substantiated. Features of the formation of the complex mechanism of cluster management have been outlined. The main purpose of the research is to develop the conceptual principles and mechanisms of organizational and innovative development of clusters for ensuring environmentally healthy and safe, resource-oriented waste management at the regional level. From these perspectives, the relevance of the discussion of this scientific and practical issue is creating integrated business and entrepreneurial structures, appropriate organizational and economic mechanisms that would provide innovation, investment, financial and economic, socio-environmental framework to address the multidimensional problem of generation, disposal and use the secondary raw materials in the context of healthy and sustainable development. Research on the principles, mechanisms of organizational and innovative development of cluster structures in the field of «healthy» waste management in the paper is carried out in the following logical sequence: justification for the application of the cluster approach to solving regional environmental and economic problems in the field of waste management for ensuring public health; the mechanism of integrated business structures creation in the field of waste management has been defined; formulation of the concept of environmental and resource cluster of waste management, its purpose, tasks and conceptual principles; the structural and functional scheme of the environmental and resource cluster has been proposed in this paper; creation of effective motivational mechanisms for involving enterprises in cluster interaction and specific motivational advantages of separate economic entities participation in the field of waste management have been substantiated; a comprehensive mechanism scheme for creating the environmental and resource cluster has been proposed; also the objective function and the main tasks of the complex mechanism of cluster formation have been considered. The results of the research have proved the necessity and the relevance of defining conceptual principles and mechanisms for formation and effective development of environmental and resource clusters in the field of waste management in the context of healthy development. This research has identified the need to develop the effective interaction of cluster participants within the formation of a comprehensive mechanism for managing the integrated structure, which should include the internal mechanism of the cluster, as well as the external contour of regulatory mechanisms (motivational, organizational, economic, political and legal).
Keywords: waste, healthy environment, waste management, public health, cluster, environmental and resource cluster, healthy and sustainable development, complex mechanism.
JEL Classification: Q2, Q5, R11.
Cite as: Mishenin, Ye., Klisinski, J., Yarova, I., & Rak, A. (2020). Ensuring healthy environment: mechanisms of cluster structures development in the field of waste management. Health Economics and Management Review, 1(2), 78-90. https://doi.org/10.21272/hem.2020.2-09
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