sassen, saskia – crítica e interpretación
Lozano Duque, Carolina
Jaramillo Castrillon, Jimena
Saavedra Ramírez, Sebastián
The following investigation that will be exposed in this document will look into what action plans should be taken and which entities should be involved to make a country highly competitive. It is necessary to use examples of some countries and cities of the world which have used a variety of strategies to exploit and develop their territories’ advantages increasing hope and quality of life to their communities. To understand competitiveness at its fullest, territorial productivity should also be comprehended. It is important to emphasize Saskia Sassen, an author that talks about how highly competitive cities became into global cities. The idea of this project is making use of specific competitiveness and productivity strategies already implemented by other cities and countries and see if they can be used in another territory. The final purpose of this investigation is to find strategies that fit into the Colombian social, economic and political environment obtained a high level of competitiveness and productivity.