本文旨在以中壢市為研究對象，建立適合該市的競爭力指標。作者首先檢視城市競爭力的相關文獻，參考WEF的架構，整理城市競爭力指標內涵，設計結構式問卷，第一階段先針對專家進行調查，並以內容效度係數（Content Validity Ratio,CVR）篩選指標，再將修訂後的問卷，分送行政官員、民意代表及專家學者填答，並以主成份分析萃取中壢市競爭力的三類指標。
Cities are the resource centers for the country and the area. They are also the “locomotives” for economic development and the leading centers for various innovations. The development of cities, to some extent, determines the development of the country. After years of experiences of national development, it indicated that the degree of urbanization quite often can predict the level of modernization of a country. For this resson, urban competitiveness become an important topic, it’s worthy to study of urban competitiveness measurement in more details.
This thesis took the ChungLi City as the research subject, and tried to build up the adaptable competitiveness indicators. The author reviewed the research literature related to urban competitiveness and was inspired by the structure of WEF which derive the urban competitiveness indicators for designing the structural questionnaire. The focus of the first stage of this study was to verify the expert content validity for the questionnaire by using CVR (Content Validity Ratio) to reduce indicators items. In second stage, the modified questionnaire was distributed to city administrators, representatives of city council and academic scholars to rate the importance and frequency of indicators. The factor analysis with principle component was employed to extract three major categories of competitiveness indicators for ChungLi city.
This thesis sifted the urban competitiveness indicators of ChungLi city from globalization, techniology application, infrastructure, communications, information development, economic, efficiency of goverment and enterprise, which included land-related factors, changes of government-assessed-land-prices, the changes of the city appearances, the tranfer of shopping districts and the development of culture and leisure life. Finally, categorized the indicators of competitiveness to three directions of living, ecology and production. Based on the dimensions of globalization, technology applications, infrastructure construction, transportation and information development, economical growth, efficiency of government and business sector, this thesis categorized competitiveness indicators into three contextual dimensions of living, ecology, and growth. The research findings can be used as the strategic goals for city development to set up following action plans and criterion of staff performance evaluation.