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Headquarters Economy: Managers, Mobility, and Migration

J. Myles Shaver


Regional economies characterized by concentrations of headquarters from diverse industries stand out as influential dynamic economies. However, there is little discussion about these “headquarters economies.” Why do some metropolitan areas develop vibrant headquarters economies whereas others do not? The answer lies in understanding the essence of headquarters—the managerial talent pool that guides and governs these companies. By investigating an exemplar headquarters economy—Minneapolis-St. Paul—this book demonstrates that this talent pool (Managers), its movement among companies and industri ... More

Keywords: headquarters, headquarters economy, managers, mobility, migration, Minneapolis, talent, regional economy, metropolitan area

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780198828914
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198828914.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

J. Myles Shaver, author
Professor of Strategic Management, University of Minnesota