Attracting and retaining knowledge workers in knowledge cities

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Title Attracting and retaining knowledge workers in knowledge cities
Author Yigitcanlar, Tan; Baum, Scott; Horton, Stephen Eric George
Journal Name Journal of Knowledge Management
Editor Rory Chase
Year Published 2007
Place of publication Bradford, UK
Publisher Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Abstract Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate ways to attract and retain knowledge workers in a globally successful knowledge city or a city aspiring to become one. Design/methodology/approach – The paper reviews the literature on knowledge work and workers and provides useful recommendations on the fundamentals of how to attract and retain knowledge workers. Findings – The paper sheds light on attracting and retaining knowledge workers that knowledge industries, knowledge-based development and knowledge cities rely on. Originality/value – The paper provides an in-depth discussion on the concepts of knowledge work, knowledge workers and what these workers want when they are not at work.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Publisher URI http://info.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/journals.htm?PHPSESSID=0stgamdpa1gqe56ctqm2nornr5&id=jkm
Alternative URI http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/13673270710819762
Volume 11
Issue Number 5
Page from 6
Page to 17
ISSN 1367-3270
Date Accessioned 2008-02-25
Date Available 2008-11-12T02:31:20Z
Language en_AU
Research Centre Population and Social Health Research Program
Faculty Faculty of Science, Environment, Engineering and Technology
Subject Urban and Regional Studies
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/17863
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1

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