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Everything in Its Place: Entrepreneurship and the Strategic Management of Cities, Regions, and States

David B. Audretsch


The book explains what is meant by the term “Strategic Management of Place” and why it is important, and provides a motivation for this theme. In particular, while there is considerable interest and concern in the economic performance of a place, whether it is a town, city, region, or state, there is no field providing an intellectual framework for decision-making in a manner analogous to the field of strategic management for firms and organizations. This book posits a systematic and strategic framework to stimulate and guide practitioners, public policy leaders, and other individuals with a m ... More

Keywords: entrepreneurship, competitiveness, innovation, strategy, region, public policy, economic performance

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780199351251
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199351251.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David B. Audretsch, author
Institute for Development Strategies, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Distinguished Professor, Ameritech Chair of Economic Development and Director