Regional Advantage: Culture and Competition in Silicon Valley and Route 128

Regional Advantage: Culture and Competition in Silicon Valley and Route 128

by AnnaLee Saxenian

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674753396
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 03/28/1994
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.47(w) x 9.58(h) x 0.76(d)

About the Author

AnnaLee Saxenian is Dean of the School of Information at the University of California, Berkeley.

Table of Contents

Prologue

Introduction: Local Industrial Systems

1. Genesis: Universities, Military Spending, and Entrepreneurs

2. Silicon Valley: Competition and Community

3. Route 128: Independence and Hierarchy

4. Betting on a Product

5. Running with Technology

6. Inside Out: Blurring Firms' Boundaries

Conclusion: Protean Places

Notes

Historical Data

Definitions and Data Sources

Acknowledgments

Index

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