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Think local, act global: a new challenge for SMEs

Posted on Feb 12, 2014 in tips and tricks, Uncategorized

“The original phrase “Think global, act local” has been attributed to Scots town planner and social activist Patrick Geddes. Although the exact phrase does not appear in Geddes’ 1915 book “Cities in Evolution,” the idea (as applied to city planning) is clearly evident: ‘Local character’ is thus no mere accidental old-world quaintness, as its mimics think and say. It is attained only in course of adequate grasp and treatment of the whole environment, and in active sympathy with the essential and characteristic life of the place concerned.”...

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