Learning Regions: Regional Networks as the Answer to Global Challenges

Learning Regions: Regional Networks as the Answer to Global Challenges

by Josef Scheff

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Overview

Learning Regions: Regional Networks as the Answer to Global Challenges by Josef Scheff

The regional anchoring of companies is becoming more and more of a strategic advantage for companies and regions. Bundling and networking of regional potentials create favourable prerequisites for a parallel development of regions, companies and networks.
This book outlines a proactive examination of change processes with the aid of the Learning Regions approach. It presents the concept of Learning Regions for the first time in a comprehensive way and the economic method of evaluation provides new impulses for a new understanding of the development of regions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783631369715
Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 02/20/2001
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

The Author: Josef Scheff, born 1965, is working at the Karl-Franzens-University, Graz, Austria. His main research interest is Human Resource Development and Management, Knowledge Management, Co-operation Management and Strategy Development. Besides his work a the university he is the managing director of a private consulting company.

Table of Contents

Contents: Evolution of Learning Regions – Regional Development Strategies – Theoretical Basis of Learning Regions – Concept of a Learning Region – Network as Central Structural Elements of Learning Regions – Company Networks (Competency Networks) – Regional Networks and Partnerships – Case Study of a Learning Region.

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