In this LEDCast episode Christian Schoen of Mesopartner and Dr. Christian von Luebke of Stanford University discuss the political economy at the ...
LEDcast Natascha Walker on Facilitation, Part 2 July 10, 2009
This is the 2nd part of the interview between Shawn Cunningham and Natasha Walker on facilitation.
LEDcast Natascha Walker on Facilitation, Part 1 July 08, 2009
Shawn Cunningham interviews Natasha Walker on the essence of facilitation. During the conversation they share some practical tips and also agree on many pet hates. The issues discussed range from dealing with so-called difficult participants, balancing the role of facilitator and expert, and ...
Edmund Malesky and Christian Schoen discuss the conceptual foundation and the impact of the PCI, an exercise that has been running in Vietnam for some years, unleashing significant sub-national government efforts to create a more business-friendly environment.
LEDcast -- Innovation #3: Analysing an innovation system in South Africa February 08, 2009
John Lawson, Geoff Ritson and Jorg Meyer-Stamer discuss the outcomes of a RALIS exercise, i.e. a quick diagnosis of the innovation system around the Downstream Chemicals Technology Station at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
Cluster promotion in Western Cape province, South Africa January 25, 2009
Nigel Gwynne-Evans of the Department of Economic Development in the Western Cape, South Africa, shares his experience with ten years of cluster promotion.
Lessons learnt in value chain promotion January 09, 2009
Jorg Meyer-Stamer has a conversation with Jim Tomecko (GTZ, Thailand) on some of the main lessons learnt in value chain development initiatives.
A conversation with Jorg Meyer-Stamer, part 2 December 29, 2008
Ulrich Harmes-Liedtke and Frank Waeltring interview Jorg Meyer-Stamer on the second part of his career, working as an advisor and trainer and founding mesopartner. This is the second of two LEDcasts which come as a companion to a book that Ulrich and Frank edited on the occasion of Jorg's 50th ...
A conversation with Jorg Meyer-Stamer, part 1 December 21, 2008
Ulrich Harmes-Liedtke and Frank Waeltring interview Jorg Meyer-Stamer on the first part of his career, when he was working in academia and policy research. This is the first of two LEDcasts which come as a companion to a book that Ulrich and Frank edited on the occasion of Jorg's 50th birthday. ...
Innovation #2: Innovation systems December 12, 2008
Shawn and Jorg explore the relevance of national, regional and sectoral innovation systems and discuss practical ways of changing the way in which they work.
Innovation #1: What is innovation? November 29, 2008
Shawn and Jorg kick off a new LEDcast series on innovation. In the first episode they discuss some basic issues, such as: What is innovation, and how is it different from invention?