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AUC GEOGRAPHICA, Vol 58 No 1 (2023), 113–128

Different forms of innovation leadership in the strategic planning of municipalities in the structurally affected regions of Czechia

Luděk Beneš

zveřejněno: 16. 06. 2023


This paper examines different forms of leadership in strategic planning in structurally affected regions of Czechia. Based on the leadership concepts and strategic planning in municipalities, evaluates different leadership approaches according to the population size of municipalities and the stability/continuity of municipal representatives. Four types of leaders were identified, with entrepreneurial leadership being the most important in all examined regions. The dependence of the types of leadership on the stability/ continuity of government in strategic planning was revealed, while, the dependence on the population size of municipalities was no. The importance of entrepreneurial leadership increases with the increasing number of electoral cycles elected leaders remain in office.

klíčová slova: leadership; strategic planning; municipalities; structurally affected regions; Czechia

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