1.2 Who should lead our smart cities?
You’ve already heard that leadership has been a factor in establishing successful smart city partnerships. Now you will reflect on this.
Activity 1 Thinking about leadership
Reflect on the following questions and make some notes.
Can you think of positive or negative examples of city leadership?
Thriving cities exhibit creativity and innovation. Would you say that leadership is a vital driver of these factors, or a hindrance?
Who do you think should lead our smart cities – politicians, city government managers, businesses or community leaders?
Do you know of an inspiring example of smart city leadership or any interesting partnership approaches?