3 edition of transformation of the urban economic base found in the catalog.
transformation of the urban economic base
Thomas M. Stanback
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Thomas Stanback, Jr., and Matthew Drennan.|
|Series||Special report - National Commission for Manpower Policy ; no. 19, Special report (United States. National Commission for Manpower Policy) ;, no. 19.|
|Contributions||Drennan, Matthew, joint author., United States. National Commission for Manpower Policy.|
|LC Classifications||HD5724 .S653|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 71 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||71|
|LC Control Number||78602311|
In either case it is the knowledge investment that determines whether the employee is productive or not, more than the tools, machines, and capital furnished by an organization. In other words, what is knowledge in one situation, such as fluency in Korean for the American executive posted to Seoul, is only information, and not very relevant information at that, when the same executive a few years later has to think through his company's market strategy for Korea. Hyra describes the network of global, national, and local factors related to the revitalization of Harlem and Bronzeville as case studies that reflect developments in many U. At the other end of the spectrum, not only climatically, is the Minneapolis—St. As a volunteer in a social- sector institution, the individual can again make a difference. It is a demand that private hands assume public power.
On the one hand, it is undertaken to search reality for hypotheses. It is an additional reason why the social sector will increasingly be crucial to the performance, if not to the cohesion, of the knowledge society. This was still true in the mid-nineteenth century. It explains why the disappearance of the farmer and the domestic servant produced no social crises. Whereas industrial workers who make or move things had accounted for two fifths of the American work force in the s, they accounted for less than one fifth in the early s--that is, for no more than they had accounted for inwhen their meteoric rise began. All of them have to think through what results are wanted in the organization--and have then to define objectives.
People no longer stay where they were born, either in terms of geography or in terms of social position and status. One of the more surprising findings of the research on city economies is that urban hierarchies are remarkably stable over time. The location of manufacturing is affected by myriad economic and non-economic factors, such as the nature of the material inputs, the factors of production, the market and transportation costs. The essence of management is to make knowledges productive. The city that succeeds in positioning itself as the meeting place and market center for a wider region has won a tremendously important battle, since transportation and travel hubs have historically emerged as dominant finance and business centers, attracting talent, money, and brains. In the s only an insignificant percentage of manufactured goods imported into the United States are produced abroad because of low labor costs.
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If your job is secure at the local plant, why start a business? Yet in every developed country society is becoming sicker rather than healthier, and social problems are multiplying. Undergraduate students with little or no knowledge of the controversies surrounding church arsons in the mids can gain some perspective from reading this book.
In every European nation, the biggest city a century ago remains the biggest one today. For example, does the tendency for the poor to live close to one another make them even poorer?
All of them have to think through what results are wanted in the organization--and have then to define objectives. Google Scholar De la Court, Pieter. Burning Faith also provides background information for exploring the creation ofthe NCATF and contemplating Strain's assertions about the "absence of community.
They no longer made up the population everywhere, as they had from the dawn of history to the end of the Napoleonic Wars, a hundred years earlier. They, rather than all the violence of the political surface, have transformed not only the society but also the economy, the community, and the polity we live in.
Psychologically--but in terms of values, perhaps, rather than in terms of emotions--America's industrial workers must have been prepared to accept as right and proper the shift to jobs that require formal education and that pay for knowledge rather than for manual work, whether skilled or unskilled.
By itself, specialized knowledge does not yield performance. Knowledges were always seen as fixed stars, so to speak, each occupying its own position in the universe of knowledge. It is ancien regime and suspected of being fundamentally subversive.
We will have to learn to use different kinds of teams for different purposes. Two parallel lessons follow. Whether they are organized as nonprofit or not is actually irrelevant to their function and behavior.
Supplementary Paper No. In fact, it is a mistake to speak of "generalists. But it is also increasingly the main source of capital for the knowledge society.
But even if the knowledge itself is quite primitive, only formal education can provide it. Other branches of economics ignore the spatial aspects of decision making but urban economics focuses not only on the location decisions of firms but also of cities themselves as cities themselves represent centers of economic activity O'Sullivan Two hundred years ago whatever social tasks were being done were done in all societies by a local community.
But there is also society's need for these organizations to take social responsibility--to work on the problems and challenges of the community. Talent will flock to successful cities and flee unsuccessful ones. However, the accumulated wisdom of more than 50 years of research does allow us to state certain principles about the economies of cities.
Other important influences include agglomeration and external economies, public policy and personal preferences. Google Scholar Krumme, Guenther. But knowledge workers, whether their knowledge is primitive or advanced, whether there is a little of it or a great deal, will by definition be specialized.
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