The initiation of an E-community: the Glynneath Community project case study

Paul Davies, William Jones, Paul Beynon-Davies

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    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.
    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages12
    Specialist publicationInternational Journal of Applied Entrepreneurship
    Publication statusPublished - 2004


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