Enterprising Places: leadership and governance networks

Pugalis, Lee and Liddle, Joyce (2014) Enterprising Places: leadership and governance networks. Contemporary Issues in Entrepreneurship Research . Emerald/ISBE, Bingley. ISBN 9781781908341

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Abstract

This volume focuses on the role and importance of place in the pursuit, stimulation and generation of entrepreneurial synergies. Mobilising an ‘enterprise surge’ in specific places has become the leitmotif of contemporary spatial interventions and state-sponsored strategies. Indeed, in the aftermath of the 2007 credit crunch and subsequent global financial meltdown, many governments around the globe are operating with severely reduced budget envelopes. This is often in parallel with rising demands for the provision and enhanced quality of public and welfare services. These processes combined have heightened public policy imperatives associated with ‘enabling enterprise’. Consequently, the search for entrepreneurial synergies in places has intensified the need for mechanisms for delivering broader social, cultural, environmental, economic and political objectives.

Item Type: Book
Subjects: K400 Planning (Urban, Rural and Regional)
K900 Others in Architecture, Building and Planning
N900 Others in Business and Administrative studies
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Architecture and Built Environment
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Depositing User: Lee Pugalis
Date Deposited: 15 Oct 2012 10:34
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2015 10:21
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/9640

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