Professor Markku Sotarauta

New publications

Sotarauta, M. 2020. Leading urban and regional innovation In Bratton, J. (ed). Organizational Leadership  Sage Publications.

Grillitsch, M. & Sotarauta, M. 2020. Trinity of change agency, regional development paths and opportunity spaces. Progress in Human Geography. 44(4) 704-723.

Beer, A., McKenzie, F., Bla┼żek, J., Sotarauta, M. & Ayres, S. 2020. Every place matters: towards effective place-based policy.  Regional Studies Policy Impact Books; Taylor & Francis.

Beer, A., Weller, S., Barnes, T., Onur, I., Ratcliffe, J., Bailey, D. & Sotarauta, M. 2019. The urban and regional impacts of plant closures: new methods and perspectives  Regional Studies, Regional Science, 6(1) 380-394

Sotarauta, M. & Suvinen, N. 2019. Place leadership and the challenge of transformation: policy platforms and innovation ecosystems in promotion of green growth. European Planning Studies. 27(9) 1748-1767

Beer, A., Ayres, S., Clower, T., Faller, F., Sancino, A. & Sotarauta, M. 2019. Place leadership and regional economic development: a framework for cross-regional analysis  Regional Studies, 53:2, 171-182.

News and events

A chapter on leading urban and regional innovation in a book on Organizational Leadership

A paper presented at the GeoInno2020 Conference

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"Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because they want to do it." 

Dwight D. Eisenhower