Release:2016, Vol. 2. №2
About the author:Gennady F. Shafranov-Kutsev, Academician of the Russian Academy of Education, Dr. Sci. (Philos.), Professor, Department of General and Economic Sociology, Research Advisor of University of Tyumen; ORCID: 0000-0001-7823-0525, Scopus ID: 56728858400, Researcher ID: N-5782-2017, RSCI, firstname.lastname@example.org
Competition and rivalry between people can be regarded as a universal principle practically in every sphere of human activity. Nowadays this category is monopolized by the economics that tackles it exclusively as a necessary attribute of the market engine. Yet, however, competition should be comprehended in a considerably wider sense — sociological.
Competition potential and its advantages result in a number of social factors. Among them education, professional in particular, including the system of further professional education (FPE), is of essential importance.