This paper analyses the development and emergence of an electronic community (E-community) within Glynneath a South Wales town. Utilising a case study methodology the community project is described including its inception, development, features and benefits that have occurred as a result. The impact upon the Glynneath and key groups therein is discussed in terms of community regeneration and involvement with the website that was the main focus of the project. A literature review on E-communities is presented and contexualtises the findings of the study. The paper concludes by identifying the key issues in the development of an e-community namely the emergence of champions and embedding the website within the culture of contributing organisations.
|Number of pages||12|
|Specialist publication||International Journal of Applied Entrepreneurship|
|Publication status||Published - 2004|