Knowledge city research and practice under the microscope: A review of empirical findings

Edvardsson, Ingi Runar, Yigitcanlar, Tan, & Pancholi, Surabhi (2016) Knowledge city research and practice under the microscope: A review of empirical findings. Knowledge Management Research & Practice. (In Press)

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The changing and challenging conditions of the 21st century have been significantly impacting our economy, society and built and natural environments. Today generation of knowledge, mostly in the form of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and arts, is seen as a panacea for the adaptation to changes and management of challenges. Making space and place that concentrate on knowledge generation, exchange, and marketing has become a priority for many nations. Consequently, the concept of knowledge city is coined at the beginning of the century and since then it is widely researched and practiced. This paper aims to scrutinise and provide a clear understanding on the evolution of knowledge city research and practice. As the methodological approach, the study employs systematic review of the knowledge city empirical studies in peer-reviewed journals. The findings shed light on the emerging patterns, identify research and practice gaps, and point out research directions to advance the field.

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ID Code: 97681
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Knowledge city, knowledge-based development, knowledge-based urban development, knowledge assets, knowledge strategies, knowledge city indices, knowledge city benchmarking, knowledge workers, knowledge economy
DOI: 10.1057/s41275-016-0003-0
ISSN: 1477-8238
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING (120500) > Urban Analysis and Development (120507)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2016 The OR Society
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Deposited On: 26 Jul 2016 23:03
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2016 04:05

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