Network Strategies For Regional Growth

Hardcover | January 15, 2011

EditorMartin Johanson, Helene Lundberg

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In many regions the current focus of the state is to initiate and stimulate the emergence of inter-firm networks in order to produce growth. This book takes a management perspective on the operations and processes in these networks and describes and analyzes how and why geographical proximity influences inter-firm networks.

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In many regions the current focus of the state is to initiate and stimulate the emergence of inter-firm networks in order to produce growth. This book takes a management perspective on the operations and processes in these networks and describes and analyzes how and why geographical proximity influences inter-firm networks.

MARTIN JOHANSON Professor in Business Administration at the Department of Business Studies at Uppsala University, Sweden. Prior to his academic career he worked for many years as a diplomat and business consultant. He is now a member of the consultancy company, IM-Gruppen. His primary research interests concern transformation of turbu...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 8.88 × 5.63 × 0.84 inPublished:January 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Network Strategies for Regional Growth; H.Lundberg & M.Johanson
A New Role for Government in Regional Development; P.E.Parker & C.Ekelund
Strategic Networks as Institutional Change: The Rich Wetlands of Kristianstad; H.Pihl
Interaction, the Innovative Milieu and Porterian Clusters: A Survey-based Regional Assessment Illustrated with an Example of a Medical Technology Region in an early Cluster Life-cycle Stage; C.Steinle, H.Schiele & K.Mietzner
Outcomes in Small-Firm Networks: A Quantitative Study in the Southern Brazilian Context; J.Renato Verschoore & A.Balestrin
Email as a Communication Strategy in a Regional Strategic Network; E.Andresen, A.Bergman & L.Hallén
Cluster Membership, Knowledge and SMEs' Internationalization; S.Michailova & S.Chetty
The Trä 50 Group: A Supplier Network to IKEA; K.Elmhester & S.Brege
Marketing Cooperation and Public Policy in Italian Networks of Fashion Firms; S.Guercini & A.Runfola
Strategy Selection in Business Angel Networks: Venture Capital Strategy and Entrepreneurial Business Angel Strategy; L.Silver, N.Lundahl & B.Berggren
Increased Internationalization for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises through Joint Export Networks; H.Jansson & P.Boye
Some Final Words; H.Lundberg