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.
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Volume 11
Issue Number 5
Page from 6
Page to 17
ISSN 1367-3270
Date Accessioned 2008-02-25
Language en_AU
Research Centre Population and Social Health Research Program
Faculty Faculty of Science, Environment, Engineering and Technology
Subject Urban and Regional Studies
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1

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