Seeking Talent for Creative Cities : The Social Dynamics of Innovation / Jill Grant.

With the growth of knowledge-based economies, cities across the globe must compete to attract and retain the most talented workers. Seeking Talent for Creative Cities offers a comprehensive and insightful analysis of the diverse, dynamic factors that affect cities' ability to achieve this goal....

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Online Access: Full Text (via De Gruyter)
Other Authors: Grant, Jill (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2018]
Series:Innovation, Creativity, and Governance in Canadian City-Regions.
Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Tables
  • Figures
  • Foreword to the Series
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • PART I: Seeking Talent for Innovation
  • 1 Attracting and Retaining Talent: Evidence from Canada's City-Regions / Gertler, Meric S. / Geddie, Kate / Hatch, Carolyn / Rekers, Josephine V.
  • 2 Attracting and Retaining Talent in Canadian Cities: Towards a Holistic View? / Vinodrai, Tara
  • PART II: Attracting Creative Sector Workers
  • 3 Cosmopolitanism, Cultural Diversity, and Inclusion: Attracting and Retaining Artistic Talent in Toronto / Leslie, Deborah / Hunt, Mia A. / Brail, Shauna
  • 4 Screenwriters in Toronto: Centre, Periphery, and Exclusionary Networks in Canadian Screen Storytelling / Davis, Charles H. / Shtern, Jeremy / Coutanche, Michael / Godo, Elizabeth
  • 5 Satisfaction Guaranteed? Individual Preferences, Experiences, and Mobility / Hracs, Brian J. / Stolarick, Kevin
  • 6 "Those Hermit Artists": Musical Talent on the Edge of the Continent / Grant, Jill L. / Haggett, Jeffry / Morton, Jesse
  • PART III: Attracting High-Technology Workers
  • 7 Attracting Knowledge Workers and the Creative City Paradigm: Can We Plan for Talent in Montreal? / Darchen, Sébastien / Tremblay, Diane-Gabrielle
  • 8 Talent, Tolerance, and Community in Saskatoon / Phillips, Peter W. B. / Webb, Graeme
  • 9 Exploring "Creative" Talent in a Natural Resource-Based Centre: The Case of Calgary / Ryan, Camille D. / Li, Ben / Langford, Cooper H.
  • PART IV: Seeking Talent for Small Cities
  • 10 Kingston and St John's: The Role of Relative Location in Talent Attraction and Retention / Lepawsky, Josh / Hall, Heather / Donald, Betsy
  • 11 Small Cities as Talent Accelerators: Talent Mobility and Knowledge Flows in Moncton / Bourgeois, Yves
  • PART V: Innovating in Talent Attraction
  • 12 What Does the Creative Class Approach Add to the Study of Talent, Creativity, and Innovation in Canadian City-Regions? / Asheim, Bjørn T.
  • Appendix A: Draft Interview Guide
  • Contributors.