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Can collaboration help places respond?

Can collaboration help places respond?

Alexandra Jones and Katy Morris
10 May 2008

In a new analysis of the growing trend towards collaboration among the UK's cities, The Work Foundation warns that having too many collaboration programmes may be counterproductive. While there is a strong theoretical case for cities to work with each other and with other organisations on some economic development issues - and some practical examples of success - goals need to be firmly set, priorities managed and the right leadership structures put in place.

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