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A cook's tour - reflections on the Swedish community engagement smorgasbord

Demediuk, Peter (2008) A cook's tour - reflections on the Swedish community engagement smorgasbord. In: Global Conference on Business and Finance Proceedings 2008. Global Conference on Business and Finance Proceedings, 3 (2). Institute for Business and Finance Research (IBFR), San Jose, Costa Rica, pp. 76-80.

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Abstract

In this paper we reflect on the nature and affects of recipe(s) for community engagement activities used by Swedish kommuns (local governments). From interviews at kommuns in 2007 and 2008 it does not appear to be anything remotely close to one recipe for community engagement - we find a smorgasbord of interesting and tempting recipes. Each initiative has a very different form and substance. This variation is not necessarily as a result of different levels of resourcing or varying amounts of expertise in a relatively new field, but occurs since each kommun has a fundamentally different set of objectives for the engagement project.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 1941-9589 (online) 1931-0285 (CD)
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID14909, community engagement activities, Swedish local governments (kommuns), various objectives, engagement projects
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Accounting
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Centre for International Corporate Governance Research
FOR Classification > 1605 Policy and Administration
SEO Classification > 9402 Government and Politics
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Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 25 May 2012 04:11
Last Modified: 25 May 2012 04:11
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/5124
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