Cluster Management Guide – Guidelines for the Development and Management of Cluster Initiatives

cloe – Clusters Linked over Europe 2006. Globalisation has a significant impact on the development of industries and regions and their competitiveness. The present document takes a step forward and offers – based on the experience of successful cluster initiatives – a practical handbook giving an overview of essential tasks which are to be undertaken or at least considered within the scope of cluster building processes and their management. This practical handbook is designed to help regional actors, cluster and project managers and their supporting staff to develop and manage cluster activities in a proper and successful way.