Rural innovation ecosystems: thriving through diverse collaboration

Marshall, Alison ORCID logo ORCID: and Murphy, David F. ORCID logo ORCID: (2020) Rural innovation ecosystems: thriving through diverse collaboration. In: Marshall, Alison and Murphy, David F., (eds.) Citizenship and sustainability in organizations. Routledge, London, UK, pp. 96-106. Full text not available from this repository.

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Innovation within a place-based ecosystem has come very much from urban settings. Within this milieu, the value of a network of businesses, entrepreneurs, investors, research organizations and government bodies has been well studied as a vehicle to facilitate economic development. In this chapter, we reflect on how useful the concept is within rural contexts, whether there are innate differences and what are they. The importance and role of anchor institutions are discussed, reviewing both positive and negative aspects. We reflect on diversity, of organizations and of individuals, and how this affects collaboration, vibrancy and values.

Item Type: Book Section
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9780429347399
Departments: Institute of Business, Industry and Leadership > Institute for Leadership and Sustainability (IFLAS)
Depositing User: Christian Stretton
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2021 11:43
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2024 11:17
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