Search for dissertations about: "regional development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 489 swedish dissertations containing the words regional development.

  1. 1. Learning Destinations The complexity of tourism development

    University dissertation from Fakulteten för samhälls- och livsvetenskaper

    Author : Laila Gibson; Karlstads universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; learning; destinations; collaboration; competition; tourism development; learning destinations; Leith; Industrial Development Centres; IDC; local development; regional development; socio-spatial; culture; entrepreneurship; tourism; development; complexity; networks; globalization; networking; places; projects; social capital; entrepreneurs; social relations; cultural capital; attitudes; cooperation; lärande; destinationer; turismutveckling; turism; komplexitet; globalisering; platser; projekt; entreprenörer; sociala relationer; kultur; utveckling; nätverk; nätverkande; socialt kapital; kulturellt kapital; attityder; samarbete; samverkan; konkurrens; lärande destinationer; Kiruna; Jukkasjärvi; Skellefteå; Guldriket; Tornedalen; Sundsvall; Åre; Industriella utvecklingscentra; IUC; lokal utveckling; regional utveckling; socio-spatial; entreprenörskap; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : Our world is becoming increasingly complex, and is rapidly changingwith distances being reduced. Societies today are also in atransition from traditional production industries to increasingreliance on communication, consumption, services and experience. Asone of these emerging ‘new industries’, tourism is part of thismovement. READ MORE

  2. 2. Organising Regional Innovation Support : Sweden's Industrial Development Centres as Regional Development Coalitions

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Marie-Louise Eriksson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; lnnovation support organisations; lnnovation policy; Learning organisations; Development coalitions; Partnership; Organisationai capabilities; Economic geography of innovation; Learning regions; Socio-cultural and institutional context; Path-dependency; Sweden; Finspång; Gnosjö; Tekniska innovationer; regional utveckling; regionalpolitik; innovation; Sverige; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This PhD dissertation examines the issues of institutional and policy learning often referred to in discussions about innovation policy in the literature on economic geography of innovation, systems of innovation, and learning regions. A central argument is that in order to enhance OUTknowledge of this learning dimension in innovation policy we need to focus on the level at which much innovation policy is organised and implemented, i. READ MORE

  3. 3. Innovation for tackling grand challenges : Cleantech industry dynamics and regional context

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Hanna Martin; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2016-11-02]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic Geography; Regional innovation systems; Regional innovation policy; Regional path development; Innovation system failures; Socio-technical transitions; Grand challenges; Cleantech; Transformative change; Sweden; economic geography; regional innovation systems; regional innovation policy; regional path development; innovation system failures; socio-technical transitions; grand challenges; cleantech; transformative chang; Sweden;

    Abstract : Grand challenges such as climate change put focus away from innovations and innovation policy as engines of economic growth towards fulfilling societal goals and sighting sustainable development. The literature on the geography of innovation has provided valuable insights on innovation activities of firms and industries and how they are positively influenced by co-location. READ MORE

  4. 4. Geographical Proximity Effects and Regional Strategic Networks

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Universitetstryckeriet

    Author : Heléne Lundberg; Mittuniversitetet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi; Regional utveckling; nätverk; geografisk närhet; Network; Regional development; Regional Strategic Networks;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on regional strategic networks (RSNs). RSNs are used as a tool for regional development with a view to strengthening regional relationship-development and networking by forming regional groups of actors. The thesis aims to clarify the nature of RSNs and the value of geographical proximity in both theoretical and practical terms. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dressed for success designing and managing regional strategic networks

    University dissertation from Sundsvall : Mid Sweden University

    Author : Edith Andresen; Mittuniversitetet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; RSNs; regional development; actors; resources; activities; performance; commitment; hub-tasks; communication strategy; cooperation; entrepreneurship; Regionala strategiska nätverk; regional utveckling; aktörer; resurser; aktiviteter; resultat; engagemang; navets uppgifter; kommunikationsstrategi; samarbete; entreprenörskap; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Inter-organizational network initiatives such as regional strategic networks (RSNs) are often used by firms and public agencies to support regional development and competitiveness. RSNs are designed networks managed by a hub and financed by public or private means. READ MORE