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Network analysis of local territorial systems in the Salento region, Italy
Titolo Rivista: RIVISTA DI STUDI SULLA SOSTENIBILITA' 
Autori/Curatori: Gianluigi Guido, Christian Rizzo, M. Irene Prete, Annamaria Cazzarò, Giovanni Pino 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2016 Fascicolo: Lingua: Inglese 
Numero pagine:  19 P. 83-101 Dimensione file:  347 KB
DOI:  10.3280/RISS2016-001008
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In the past few decades, the development of organizational theories has been followed by a growing interest in the concept of network. This study examines the level of interconnectedness and relational power of stakeholders of four Local Territorial Systems (LTSs) localized in the province of Lecce, the so-called Salento region (South Italy), as well as the dominant rationality of each LTS, in order to get significant information about the distribution of decision-making power among stakeholders. Results revealed that the observed LTSs are characterized by a systemic rationality, and hence the decision-making power is homogeneously distributed among network members. Policy implications for sustainable development are discussed, as well as limitations and avenues for future research.

Negli ultimi decenni, lo sviluppo delle teorie organizzative si è accompagnato a un crescente interesse per il concetto di rete. Il presente studio si propone di individuare le relazioni tra gli attori strategici dei sistemi territoriali locali (STL) salentini, nella Provincia di Lecce, esaminando il livello d’interconnessione e la distribuzione del potere che determina la razionalità delle scelte di sviluppo sostenibile nei sistemi territoriali locali. I risultati dimostrano come i quattro STL esaminati siano caratterizzati da una "razionalità sistemica", in cui il potere decisionale appare equamente suddiviso tra i diversi attori del network.
Keywords: Razionalità dominante, sistemi territoriali locali, social network analysis, soggetto strategico.

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Gianluigi Guido, Christian Rizzo, M. Irene Prete, Annamaria Cazzarò, Giovanni Pino, L’analisi relazionale nei soggetti strategici dei sistemi territoriali locali salentini in "RIVISTA DI STUDI SULLA SOSTENIBILITA'" 1/2016, pp. 83-101, DOI:10.3280/RISS2016-001008

   

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