publication . Article . 1992

consultancy services and the urban hierarchy in western europe

P W Daniels; J H J Van Dinteren; M C Monnayer;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 1992 Journal: Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space, volume 24, pages 1,731-1,748 (issn: 0308-518X, eissn: 1472-3409, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
Abstract
A cross-national survey of the relationship between the evolving organisation and structure of consultancy service enterprises and the urban hierarchy in Europe has been undertaken. Primate cities in Europe are still the preeminent foci for business services performing strong national and international control. The relationship between markets for consultancy services and the urban hierarchy is complex, but it is possible to suggest a typology of firms on the basis of client characteristics and location. Caution is necessary about assuming that the provision of consultancy services through networks is organised along hierarchical lines that mirror administrative...
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free text keywords: Geography, Planning and Development, Environmental Science (miscellaneous), Economics, Regional science, Urban hierarchy, Primate city, Hierarchy, Service (economics), media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Economy, Social science, Typology
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publication . Article . 1992

consultancy services and the urban hierarchy in western europe

P W Daniels; J H J Van Dinteren; M C Monnayer;