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Governance that matters: Identifying place-making challenges of Melbourne’s Monash Employment Cluster

Surabhi Pancholi (School of Civil Engineering and Built Environment, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia)
Tan Yigitcanlar (School of Civil Engineering and Built Environment, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia)
Mirko Guaralda (School of Design, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia)

Journal of Place Management and Development

ISSN: 1753-8335

Article publication date: 6 March 2017

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Abstract

Purpose

This study aims to scrutinise the prominence of place making as a strategy in the development of knowledge and innovation spaces with a specific focus on distinguishing the role of governance.

Design/methodology/approach

The study adopts a multidimensional conceptual framework of place making to investigate a knowledge and innovation space case through a qualitative analysis approach involving a range of key stakeholders.

Findings

The study finds that governance is critical in facilitating place making in knowledge and innovation spaces, and place-making practices in these locations benefit from adopting a multidimensional approach.

Originality/value

The study expands our knowledge on the role of governance in place making that helps achieve desired knowledge and innovation space outcomes.

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Citation

Pancholi, S., Yigitcanlar, T. and Guaralda, M. (2017), "Governance that matters: Identifying place-making challenges of Melbourne’s Monash Employment Cluster", Journal of Place Management and Development, Vol. 10 No. 1, pp. 73-87. https://doi.org/10.1108/JPMD-08-2016-0053

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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