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  1. Territory, specialization and globalization in European Manufacturing

    By Helena Marques, Francisco Puig

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    Although traditional manufacturing (textiles, clothing, footwear, furniture, etc) has been in decline in developed countries, it still represents an important part of European employment due to its labour-intensive character. Moreover, its geographical concentration particularly exposes certain...

    Published August 17th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Risk Appraisal and Venture Capital in High Technology New Ventures

    By Gavin C. Reid, Julia A. Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    This book is a 'crossover' treatment of quantitative and qualitative risk analysis within the setting of new high technology ventures in the UK. Reid and Smith have based their research on extensive fieldwork in patent-intensive, high-technology firms. This has included face-to-face interviews with...

    Published July 11th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Corporate Governance, Finance and the Technological Advantage of Nations

    By Andrew Tylecote, Francesca Visintin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    There is much debate regarding which countries’ economies have the best economic systems to encourage economic growth and technological change. This book is a major contribution to this discussion, connecting the fields of corporate governance and finance with the field of innovation and technology...

    Published November 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  4. Knowledge Economies

    Organization, location and innovation

    By Wilfred Dolfsma

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    This book makes a strong and coherent contribution to the discussion of the knowledge economy and of innovation, offering a range of theoretical insights from different disciplinary perspectives. The role of knowledge, knowledge development, and knowledge diffusion is discussed at the micro level...

    Published November 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  5. Competing for Knowledge

    Creating, Connecting, and Growing

    By Robert Huggins, Hiro Izushi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    Focusing on the dynamics of the knowledge economy, this volume provides an overview of the knowledge creation capabilities of economies, an examination of their growth performance and a detailed analysis of how the creation and connection of knowledge is becoming the key means of growing...

    Published November 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  6. Competitiveness of New Industries

    Institutional Framework and Learning in Information Technology in Japan, the U.S and Germany

    Edited by Cornelia Storz, Andreas Moerke

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    Many recent books on information and communication technologies concentrate on individual country experiences or neglect to analyze political factors in conjunction with entrepreneurial ones. This book, the result of an international research project, comprises a comprehensive comparison of three...

    Published September 30th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Changes in Regional Firm Founding Activities

    A Theoretical Explanation and Empirical Evidence

    By Dirk Fornahl

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    Part of the highly successful Studies in Global Competition series and written by an author based at the Max Planck Institute in Germany – one of the world’s leading centres of evolutionary economics, this book looks at the medium to long term development of firm founding activity. Developing a...

    Published August 11th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Economics of the Firm

    Analysis, Evolution and History

    By Michael Dietrich

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    This book brings together some of the world's leading experts to present an interdisciplinary, critical perspective on current issues surrounding the economics of the firms. It eschews standard approaches to the economics of the firm (including analysis of transaction costs) in favour of a more...

    Published June 15th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Entrepreneurship and Dynamics in the Knowledge Economy

    Edited by Charlie Karlsson, Börje Johansson, Roger Stough

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    The phenomenon of entrepreneurship has attracted researchers from a variety of disciplines and a diverse number of analytical approaches. Currently, there is a considerable amount of confusion and a variety of conflicting theories which are being used interchangeably and ambiguously. In...

    Published February 18th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Innovation, Technology and Hypercompetition

    Review and Synthesis

    By Hans-Werner Gottinger

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    In an increasingly technologically-led century the striking pattern emerging in firms’ innovative activities is their competition for a technological leadership position in situations best described as races. A 'race' is an interactive pattern characterized by firms constantly trying to get ahead...

    Published January 29th 2009 by Routledge