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Regional advantage : culture and competition in Silicon Valley and Route 128

Author: AnnaLee Saxenian
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The result of numerous interviews with executives, entrepreneurs and policy-makers, this analysis highlights the importance of local sources of competitive advantage in a volatile world economy. It  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Saxenian, AnnaLee.
Regional advantage.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1994
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: AnnaLee Saxenian
ISBN: 0674753399 9780674753396 0674753402 9780674753402
OCLC Number: 29311752
Description: xi, 226 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Genesis: universities, military spending, and entrepreneurs --
Silicon Valley: competition and community --
Route 128: independence and hierarchy --
Betting on a product --
Running with technology --
Inside out: blurring firms' boundaries --
Conclusion: protean places.
Responsibility: AnnaLee Saxenian.


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Saxenian's findings are important because they highlight the fundamental organizational practices behind California's economic successes in several key sectors, a reality dangerously ignored by many Read more...

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