Reflecting on the dynamics of our intervention
Monypenny, Richard (2006) Reflecting on the dynamics of our intervention. In: Proceedings of 12th ANZSYS Conference: Sustaining our Social and Natural Capital, pp. 243-249. From: Sustaining our Social and Natural Capital, 3-6 December 2006, Katoomba, NSW, Australia.
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We are working with three senior staff of an association of local service providers to help then make concrete steps towards closer cooperation and increased value adding, as part of a medium term process to successfully develop a local industrial cluster. The benefits (and the costs) from this process will accrue both to local service providers and to service recipients. Participation in the process has two stages: Initial participation will include local service providers. Later, in a second stage, participation is expected to naturally extend along the supply chain to both suppliers and to service recipients.The paper has two parts:
• A very brief outline of the context for our work with the three association staff.
• An outline of a few aspects of our reflections that are most relevant to the participants at the Systems Conference:
1. Maintaining staff support for our intervention, given that the dynamics from our intervention range from negative to very positive.
2. Keeping a boundary between those staff who participate in "walk the talk" and those who do not.
3. Maintaining a manageable demand on resources.
4. Prioritizing projects to work on.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (Refereed Research Paper - E1)|
|Date Deposited:||05 Feb 2010 01:31|
|FoR Codes:||14 ECONOMICS > 1402 Applied Economics > 140218 Urban and Regional Economics @ 100%|
|SEO Codes:||91 ECONOMIC FRAMEWORK > 9199 Other Economic Framework > 919999 Economic Framework not elsewhere classified @ 100%|