© 2005 – Routledge
Clusters of specialized businesses are being promoted around the world, aided by high-profile examples such as Silicon Valley.
Using evidence from high- and low-income economies, as well as detailed case studies that show the special conditions behind successful clusters, this book provides a new vantage point on this high-interest topic, making it ideal for students of business location, policy-makers and managers seeking a real-world understanding of clustering.
1. Business Advantage in Clusters
2. A History of Clusters
3. Location Theory and Clusters
4. Counting Clusters
5. New Economic Geography
6. Cluster Successes
7. Clusters in Developing Countries
8. Promoting Clusters
9. Clusters Lasts Stand
How do firms work? What networks are involved in driving organizations forward? This series presents titles which look at the dynamics of organizations and the particular effects of different types of business networks. It covers topics such as:
It considers both the economic, cultural and environmental factors that govern the success and failure of business networks and organizations.