Economic Development Strategies and Practices
Digest article is the 3rd and final article in a series of
three. The first and second articles (November & December
Issues respectively) in this series addressed trends in the North
American Automotive industry, and the potential threats to
communities faced with the loss of major employers such as an
automotive assembly or parts plant closure. The articles also
discussed several economic development programs and best practices,
which are being implemented in an effort to diversify and strengthen
the economic portfolios of North American municipalities who face the
loss of a major employer.
Digest Article will investigate how a local government might initiate
the formulation of an economic development strategy by examining the
City of Hapeville, Georgia, USA and its use of SWOT (Strengths
Weaknesses Opportunities and Threats analysis). It will then continue
by exploring the issues and challenges of municipalities on the
opposite end of...
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