Enterprise Clusters and Networks in Developing Countries analyses the functions and advantages of clusters and networks for small enterprises in developing countries.
In the opening chapter the editors describe different types of clusters and networks and compare the diverse forms of external economies and co-operation effects derived from them. Taking a multidiscplinary approach, they point out it is trust that is the social basis for positive effects of clustering and networking, which are often sources of co-operation and technology diffusion for small enterprises in developing countries.
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"This book reflects the somewhat confused state of the art: consensus on the need for re-establishing links with mainstream theorisation, some common ground on how to proceed, and a great diversity in the extent to which case studies already live up to the requirements of a more analytical SED debate.