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High Technology, Productivity and Networks

A Systemic Approach to SME Development

Authors: Bianchi, Patrizio, Sugden, Roger

Editors: Parrilli, M. (Ed.)

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Progress in telecommunications and infrastructure, coupled with liberalization in international organizations, has introduced a number of new competitors to existing SMEs. This book analyzes strategic aspects of SME development that may help to promote growth: high-tech development, productivity increase, and strengthening of linkages.

About the authors

JUSTO AGUILAR Full Professor and Director of the Institute for Research in Economic Sciences, University of Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica PABLO ANGELELLI Expert, Division on Small and Medium Enterprises, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, USA MARI JOSE ARANGUREN Director, Department of Economics, University of Deusto and Orkestra Institute of Competitiveness and Development, San Sebastian, Spain DAVID AUDRETSCH Full Professor, University of Indiana, USA; Director of Entrepreneurship, Growth and Public Policy, Max Planck Institute of Economics, Jena, Germany NICOLA BELLINI Full Professor, University School Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy MARIA CALLEJON Full Professor, University of Barcelona, Spain; Director of SME Policies, Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Trade, Spain LISA DE PROPIS Senior Lecturer, Institute for Economic Development Policy, University of Birmingham, UK MARCO DI TOMMASO Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, University of Ferrara, Italy MAIKOL ELIZONDO Research Fellow, Institute for Research in Economic Sciences, University of Costa Rica, Costa Rica JOAO FURTADO Full Professor, Polytechnic School, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil RENATO GARCIA Associate Professor, Polytechnic School, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil HUGO KANTIS Full Professor, University of General Sarmiento, Buenos Aires, Argentina PETER KNORRINGA Associate Professor, Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, The Netherlands CARLO PIETROBELLI Full Professor, University of Rome Three, Rome, Italy ROBERTA RABELLOTTI Associate Professor, University of Eastern Piedmont, Novara, Italy LAURA RAMACIOTTI Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, University of Ferrara, Italy STUART SCHWEITZER Full Professor, University of California, Los Angeles, USA WILSON SUZIGAN Full Professor, University of Campinas, Brazil

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)
  • Hi-tech Development, Productivity Increases and Networking: A Systemic Approach to the Development of Small and Medium Enterprises

    Pages 3-31

    Parrilli, Mario Davide

  • The Regional Innovation System in Emilia-Romagna

    Pages 35-56

    Ramaciotti, Laura

  • Small and Medium-Sized Firms in High-Technology Industries: The Experience of Biotechnology Firms in the United States

    Pages 57-70

    Schweitzer, Stuart O. (et al.)

  • The Start-up Process of Knowledge-based Companies in Latin America

    Pages 71-91

    Kantis, Hugo (et al.)

  • Business Support Services: A Conceptual Framework and Some Interesting Practices

    Pages 95-116

    Bellini, Nicola

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
High Technology, Productivity and Networks
Book Subtitle
A Systemic Approach to SME Development
Authors
Editors
  • M. Parrilli
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-58372-6
DOI
10.1057/9780230583726
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-55353-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-36331-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 254
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