On Some Aspects of Territorial Competitiveness: Smart Specialization in the Zlín 2020 Strategy
Novosák Jiří, Hájek Oldřich, Zahradník Petr, Nekolová Jana
territorial competitiveness, smart specialization, strategic planning, Zlín
Territorial competitiveness is a development concept often cited these days. Currently, smart
specialization represents a politically influential concept how to stimulate territorial competitiveness.
This article deals with some relations between smart specialization on the one hand and
territorial competitiveness on the other. In particular, the main goal of this article is to introduce
how these relations were reflected in the case study of the Zlín City Development Strategy for
the years 2014-2020. In this regard, the smart specialization concept was used as the leading concept
for formulating strategic goals and measures related to economic development and labour
market of the city. The article combines findings from both analytical and strategic parts of the
document. Overall, some methodological inspiration may be drawn.
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Novosák J., Hájek O., Zahradník P., Nekolová J.(2013). On Some Aspects of Territorial Competitiveness:
Smart Specialization in the Zlín 2020 Strategy. Journal of Competitiveness, 5 (3), 3-13 https://doi.org/10.7441/joc.2013.03.01