Prof Cannon's interests range from posts in brand management in fast-moving consumer goods to a small, specialist development company created by Anita and Gordon Roddick, and his own Liverpoolbased business, Ideopolis
In the last 10 years the Work Foundation has published "Welcome to the Ideopolis
" and "Ideopolis
- Knowledge City Regions", which made the case for local and international connectivity, leadership and the city region concept, as components of successful knowledge economies.
Welcome to the Ideopolis
. London: The Work Foundation.
Professor Tom Cannon, a director of Rodney Street-based Ideopolis
International, said it was important a climate of uncertainty did not develop around Liverpool's ability to stage events.
is newspeak for a knowledge city whose sustainable quality feeds economic success into a wider region.
report, published today, praises Newcastle and Gateshead for efforts in pulling the area out of its industrial past and bringing more culture to the region.
Democrats also continued to dominate the nation's postindustrial metropolitan areas, or "ideopolises," increasing the pro-Democratic bias of these areas relative to the rest of the country by a point (three quarters of Bush's net-vote gains, in fact, came outside of ideopolis
(Reflecting the emergence of a Democratic ideopolis
, Virginia's northern suburbs have gone from overwhelmingly Republican a few decades ago to evenly split now, helping put a Democrat back in the governor's mansion.) Other states with sprawl--among them Nevada, Arizona, and Colorado--are becoming more blue, not more red.
The far greater numbers of left-leaning professionals (government workers, teachers, and lawyers) and the emergence of a multicultural "ideopolis
"--knowledge-centered settlement clusters built around university towns and the New Economy--presage far greater openness to the left's cultural critique.
Prof Cannon also founded the economics unit Ideopolis
International in Liverpool's Rodney Street, which monitors Ideopoli
, cities that attract movers and shakers and "creative geniuses" who shape modern society.
NO Professor Tom Cannon, of Ideopolis
is defined as a sustainable knowledge city that drives economic success in the wider area.