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The initiation of an E-community: the Glynneath Community project case study / Paul Davies; Paul Jones; Del Morgan; Paul Beynon-Davies

International Journal of Applied Entrepreneurship, Volume: 2, Issue: 1, Pages: 1 - 12

Swansea University Author: Paul, Jones

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This paper analyses the development and emergence of an electronic community(E-community) within Glynneath a South Wales town. Utilising a case study methodology the community project is described including its inception,development, features and benefits that have occurred as a result. The impact u...

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Published in: International Journal of Applied Entrepreneurship
ISSN: 1742-5824
Published: www.managementjournals.com 2004
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URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa44761
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Abstract: This paper analyses the development and emergence of an electronic community(E-community) within Glynneath a South Wales town. Utilising a case study methodology the community project is described including its inception,development, features and benefits that have occurred as a result. The impact upon the Glynneath and key groups therein is discussed in terms of communityregeneration and involvement with the website that was the main focus of the project. A literature review on E-communities is presented and contexualtises the findings of the study. The paper concludes by identifying the key issues in the development of an e-community namely the emergence of champions and embedding the website within the culture of contributing organisations.
Keywords: e-learning; community; Glyneath
College: School of Management
Issue: 1
Start Page: 1
End Page: 12