By Rhonda Phillips
Accomplished and sensible, this textbook permits scholars to attach educational examine information, and demonstrates the best way to most sensible plan the rebuilding, revitalization and improvement of groups using a large choice of monetary and strategic instruments. gains comprise; bankruptcy outlines, textual content packing containers, key terms and references.В
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Shortly after the school was established, Denso, a Japanese-owned auto parts company, was looking for a manufacturing site in the southern states. City representatives showed Denso the charter school and repeatedly told the company how the community had come together to solve its labor problem. Denso decided to locate the plant in Osceola, creating 400 jobs with the potential to grow to almost 4000. While Denso cited the improved labor force as a reason for selecting Osceola, the company was also impressed with how the community came together and solved its problem.
The terms community development and economic development are widely used by academicians, professionals, and citizens from all walks of life and have almost as many definitions as users. Economic development is perhaps more familiar to laypersons. If random individuals on the street were asked what economic development is, some might define it in physical terms such as new homes, office buildings, retail shops, and “growth” in general. Others might define it as new businesses and jobs coming into the community.
PITTMAN Keywords Community, community development, economic development, growth, social capital, capacity building, business recruiting, business retention and expansion, new business start-ups, community and economic development chain. Review questions 1 What are the five types of community capital? Which are strong or weak in your community? 2 How is community development both a process and an outcome? 3 What is the difference between growth and development? 4 What is the difference between bonding (social) capital and bridging capital?
An Introduction to Community Development by Rhonda Phillips