Tag Archives: Agency

New working paper on green growth and generative place leadership

Sotarauta, M. & Suvinen, N. (2019) Towards Generative Place Leadership: Policy Platforms and Innovation Ecosystems in Promotion of Green Growth. Sente Working Papers 44/2019. Tampere University; Tampere.

New journal article on place-based leadership

Beer, A., Ayres, S., Clower, T., Faller, F., Sancino, A. & Sotarauta, M. (2018). Place leadership and regional economic development: a framework for cross-regional analysis. Regional Studies, https://doi.org/10.1080/00343404.2018.1447662.

Cognitive engineering of mixed reality

  In the 1970s and 1980s the concept ‘cognitive engineering’ was used in the industry labs to describe an approach trying to apply cognitive science lessons to the design and engineering fields. There were people like Donald A. Norman, who wanted to devise systems that are not only easy, or powerful, but most importantly pleasant … Continue reading ”Cognitive engineering of mixed reality”

Swedish insurance company grants more than a million euros for research on regional development

A research group consisting of researchers from Sweden, Finland and Norway will begin analysing factors that affect the development of Nordic regions in the long term. The aim of the study is to identify why some regions clearly develop better than others while some regions are worse off despite having relatively similar structures. In addition, […]

New Project – Regional Growth Against all the Odds

Regional Growth Against all the Odds: The Driving Forces of Long-term Growth in Nordic Regions [2017-2020] Today’s economy is driven by knowledge-intensive activities such as ICT and biotechnology, or knowledge-intensive business services such as finance and consulting. These activities are concentrated in the main urban areas like Stockholm, Oslo and Helsinki. Other regions in the […]

Institutional agency and path creation

A paper presented at the RSA Annual Conference in Dublin available via ResearchGate. Sotarauta & Suvinen: Institutional Agency and Path Creation: An Institutional Path from Industrial to Knowledge City