About this book


This book is a compilation of cases of best work in community indicators research. The cases describe communities that have launched their own community indicators programs. Elements that are included in the descriptions are the history of the community indicators work within the target region, the planning of community indicators, the actual indicators that were selected, the data collection process, the reporting of the results, and the use of the indicators to guide community development decisions and public policy.
Community planners, community indicators researchers and urban planning specialists will find this book very helpful in learning from communities that have done community indicators work and have done it well.


development quality of life sustainability

Authors and affiliations

  • M. Joseph Sirgy
    • 1
  • Don Rahtz
    • 2
  • Dong-Jin Lee
    • 3
  1. 1.Office of Quality-of-Life Measurement, Pamplin College of Business, Marketing DepartmentVirginia Polytechnic and State UniversityBlacksburgUSA
  2. 2.School of BusinessCollege of William and MaryWilliamsburgUSA
  3. 3.Department of MarketingYonsei UniversitySeoulKorea

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2004
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-90-481-6612-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4020-2202-9
  • Series Print ISSN 1387-6570
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