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    Business and professional networks: scope and outcomes in Oxfordshire

    Lawton Smith, Helen (2012) Business and professional networks: scope and outcomes in Oxfordshire. Environment and Planning A 44 (8), 1801 -1818. ISSN 0308-518x.

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    This paper examines the relationship between formal networks, such as business and occupationally based professional networks, and place in determining network patterns and types in regional economic development. It distinguishes between ‘network-rich’ and ‘network-poor’ regions and considers why and how formal networks operate as a service and a resource to participants and as components of regional business infrastructures. Formal networks in the Oxfordshire to Cambridge Arc in the UK are used to illustrate these points.


    Item Type: Article
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): formal networks, place, public policy, regional infrastructures, Oxfordshire
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Business and Law > Birkbeck Business School
    Research Centres and Institutes: Innovation Management Research, Birkbeck Centre for
    Depositing User: Helen Lawton Smith
    Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2013 14:41
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 17:02


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