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    Defining, explaining and managing high-tech growth: the case of Oxfordshire

    Glasson, J. and Chadwick, A. and Lawton-Smith, Helen (2006) Defining, explaining and managing high-tech growth: the case of Oxfordshire. European Planning Studies 14 (4), pp. 503-524. ISSN 0965-4313.

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    Abstract

    The formerly sleepy, rural county of Oxfordshire is now one of Europe's leading centres of enterprise, innovation and knowledge. It is a hotspot for high-tech manufacturing and service employment. But what is behind this phenomenon, and to what extent has it been managed? This paper sets out the facts, and explores the underlying factors. It starts with a number of definitional questions and approaches used in the research. It concludes with an examination of the role of planning in the process—and the extent to which is has helped or hindered the rise of “Enterprising Oxford”.

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    Item Type: Article
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Management
    Research Centre: Innovation Management Research, Birkbeck Centre for
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2013 11:42
    Last Modified: 06 Dec 2016 10:06
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/6355

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