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dc.title Using crowdsourcing to support civic engagement in strategic urban development planning: A case study of Ostrava, Czech Republic en
dc.contributor.author Haltofová, Barbora
dc.relation.ispartof Journal of Competitiveness
dc.identifier.issn 1804-171X OCLC, Ulrich, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2018
utb.relation.volume 10
utb.relation.issue 2
dc.citation.spage 85
dc.citation.epage 103
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Univerzita Tomáše Bati ve Zlíně (UTB), Fakulta managementu a ekonomiky
dc.identifier.doi 10.7441/joc.2018.02.06
dc.relation.uri http://www.cjournal.cz/index.php?hid=clanek&SET_LANG=cs&bid=aktualni&cid=287&cp=
dc.subject crowdsourcing en
dc.subject e-participation en
dc.subject strategic urban development planning en
dc.subject Ostrava en
dc.subject Czech Republic en
dc.description.abstract Recently, advances in Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have provided opportunities for governments to deploy e-participation to actively engage citizens in public policy-making processes. As often noted, the development towards e-participation not only transforms the nature of government interactions with citizens but also affects the efficiency and effectiveness of public services and thus fosters competitiveness. Crowdsourcing is one mechanism of undertaking e-participation. It is a method for harnessing the collective intelligence of online communities to solve specific problems or produce goods, which has proved to be a successful supplemental public participation tool for city governance, as a way to engage citizens in the process of urban planning. This paper highlights how crowdsourcing can overcome the limitations in a traditional urban planning process. Using Ostrava, Czech Republic as a case study, this paper explores how city government engages citizens in creating the strategic urban development plan. The results show how crowdsourcing contributes to better civic engagement, improves citizens' perceptions of their city, and thus helps to find ways to encourage the competitiveness of the city of Ostrava, which is facing the problem of depopulation. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Management and Economics
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1008117
utb.identifier.obdid 43879492
utb.identifier.wok 000437712800006
utb.source j-wok
dc.date.accessioned 2018-08-03T12:49:41Z
dc.date.available 2018-08-03T12:49:41Z
dc.rights Attribution 4.0 International
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.rights.access openAccess
utb.contributor.internalauthor Haltofová, Barbora
utb.fulltext.affiliation Barbora Haltofova Contact information Mgr. Ing. Barbora Haltofova Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Faculty of Management and Economics Mostní 5139, 76001 Zlín, Czech Republic E-mail: haltofova@fame.cz
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