From Agglomeration To Innovation: Upgrading Industrial Clusters in Emerging Economies

Hardcover | December 15, 2009

EditorMasatsugu Tsuji, Akifumi Kuchiki

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This book provides a coherent and useful framework to explain the formation of agglomeration and the endogenous innovation process of upgrading industrial clusters to the higher R&D. It contains country studies including; China, India, Japan, Brazil, Thailand, Malaysia, and Singapore.

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This book provides a coherent and useful framework to explain the formation of agglomeration and the endogenous innovation process of upgrading industrial clusters to the higher R&D. It contains country studies including; China, India, Japan, Brazil, Thailand, Malaysia, and Singapore.

AKIFUMI KUCHIKI is Professor at Nihon University, Japan. He was Executive Vice President of Japan External Organization and his previous publications include The Flowchart Model of Cluster Policy, International Journal of Human Resources Development and Management (2008), Industrial Clusters in Asia (Palgrave Macmillan with Tsuji, 200...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 9.63 × 5.7 × 1.12 inPublished:December 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230233104

ISBN - 13:9780230233102

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Table of Contents

Introduction
PART I: LEARNING LINKAGE AS DRIVERS FOR CREATING CLUSTER AND INNOVATION
The Automobile Industry Cluster in Malaysia
Industrial Cluster Development and Innovation in Singapore
Empirical Analysis of the Relationship between Upgrading and Innovation of Japanese SMEs and Industrial Clustering
Innovation through Long-distance Conversations? Experience from Offshoring-based Software Clusters in Bangalore, India
PART II: MARKET POOLING AND ORGANIZATIONAL CHNAGE AS DRIVERS FOR CREATING CLUSTER AND INNOVATION
A Comparative Analysis of Organizational Innovation in Japanese SMEs Generated by Information Communication Technology
The Role of the Specialized Markets in Upgrading Industrial Clusters in China
Industrial Clusters and Workplace Training to Expand Innovation Capability: Evidence from Manufacturing in the Greater Bangkok, Thailand
Innovation as a Driver for Building an Oil & Gas Industrial Cluster in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Conclusion