Outlining development strategies for small islands within increasingly integrated regional and global economies, this book offers intriguing lessons in the culture, economics, and management of a sustainable pattern of development based on an islands locally proven, home-grown good sense. Considered from the frameworks of internal economic organization and resource management and external integration and dependent development, Competing Strategies uses case studies on many islands in crafting innovative development approaches.
About the authors
Godfrey Baldacchino is Canada Research Chair in Island Studies at the University of Prince Edward Island and executive editor of Island Studies Journal. He has authored and edited two dozen books and monographs, as well as more than 50 journal articles, many of which explore issues specific to island communities. His most recent book is Bridging Islands: The Impact of Fixed Links.
Dr. Robert Greenwood is Director of Policy and Strategic Planning with the Department of Development and Rural Renewal, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, and an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Business Adminstration at Memorial University. He is the author of numerous case studies, chapters and articles on small business, community economic development, and government development.