Performance improvements from organisational investments are greatest when production, management and consumer approaches are combined, and when these bundled practices are implemented in conjunction with information and communications technologies (ICT)....
The OECD LEED Programme has launched a new activity consisting of a series of Local Reviews on Entrepreneurship in case study cities and regions. This note summarises the main points of the reviews.
by Duanjie Chen, Frank C. Lee and Jack MintzThis paper discusses the implications of tax policy for the growth of entrepreneurship and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Some existing features of OECD tax systems are biased against entrepreneurs and small firms....
by Kentaro SakaiThis paper assesses the drivers of global industrial restructuring and the impacts on small firms. It presents a detailed sectoral analysis of small-firm participation in cross-border strategic alliances.
The Local Economic and Employment Development Programme (LEED), together with the City of Leipzig, is organizing a conference "Employment Strategies in Transition" to take place on 11 March 2002 in Leipzig, Germany.
English, , 56kb
Note by the Secretariat Introduction The LEED Programme has developed a multi-year programme of work on social innovation and, in April 2000, launched the Forum on Social Innovations [DT/LEED/DC(2000)3/REV1]. This forum was designed to increa...
The first International Congress on Local Production Systems (clusters), organised by the DATAR (French Delegation for Territorial Planning and Regional Action) and the OECD (Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development) ...
Globalisation provides new opportunities for devolved government. By tailoring economic policies to exploit local capabilities, regional and city authorities can often be more effective than central governments in meeting the challenges of tough...
The Forum is organised by the Hungarian Central Statistical Office, the Ministry of Economic Affairs, the OECD and Eurostat. The aim is to discuss major issues concerning the building of an information system for good public and private ...
City Renewal and Health Making the Links Thursday 6th December 2001 to Friday 7th December 2001, Central London Health and prosperity go hand in hand. They both need and enhance one another. Leaders of the world's largest cities have ...