What makes a successful rural regeneration partnership? The views of successful partners and the importance of ethos for the community development professional

@inproceedings{Mcardle2012WhatMA,
  title={What makes a successful rural regeneration partnership? The views of successful partners and the importance of ethos for the community development professional},
  author={Karen Mcardle},
  year={2012}
}
This case study of a rural regeneration project, known as the Mearns Area Project in the North of Scotland, explores how partners of the project define success. Drawing on interviews with the partners, I discuss how they define success and explore their perception of the underpinning causes of a successful project. I conclude that whilst outcomes as expected by funders and government authorities are important, ethos is an important contributing factor to the success of the project. Ethos, it is… CONTINUE READING