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Application of Multidimensional Evaluation Method of Clusters


  • Veronika Jašíková

    () (University of Hradec Králové)

  • Petra Marešová

    () (University of Hradec Králové)


The paper focuses on the issue of evaluating the performance of clusters. Given the fact that this phenomenon is in the Czech Republic is still somewhat new, it is necessary to pay attention. The aim of this paper is to present the results of a case study on the use of selected method for evaluating the performance of clusters. This study was prepared for the Czech Stone Cluster using the method of multidimensional evaluation of clusters and cluster initiatives. Viewed area is extended to evaluate the level of social capital in the cluster, which is seen as a fundamental factor affecting the efficiency and long-term functioning of the cluster, and in the wider regional context.

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  • Veronika Jašíková & Petra Marešová, 2012. "Application of Multidimensional Evaluation Method of Clusters," Acta Universitatis Bohemiae Meridionales, University of South Bohemia in Ceske Budejovice, vol. 15(1), pages 77-90.
  • Handle: RePEc:boh:actaub:v:15:y:2012:i:1:p:77-90

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    Regional Development; Clusters; Social Capital; Multidimensional; Evaluation of Clusters;

    JEL classification:

    • M2 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Economics
    • M21 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Economics - - - Business Economics


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