Small Firms, Global Markets: Competitive Challenges in the New Economy by R. ErnstSmall Firms, Global Markets: Competitive Challenges in the New Economy by R. Ernst

Small Firms, Global Markets: Competitive Challenges in the New Economy

byR. Ernst

Hardcover | December 14, 2007

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This book provides a timely and relevant assessment of the impact of globalization on small firms' competitiveness. It analyzes 'new economy' effects and rules of the game for nations, regions and different types of firms, and it addresses academic, policy and business practice issues vis-à-vis small enterprise survival.
JORG MEYER-STAMER is founder and partner of mesopartner ParG, a research, training and consultancy firm specialized in territorial development. He is the author of various books and articles. He has also developed a number of methodologies that are used in territorial development across the world.JERRY HAAR is Associate Dean for Intern...
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Title:Small Firms, Global Markets: Competitive Challenges in the New EconomyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.63 inPublished:December 14, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230001920

ISBN - 13:9780230001923

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PART I: GENERIC ISSUES Introduction; J.Meyer-Stamer& J.Haar Local Development, Global Value Chains, and Latecomer Development; P.Knorringa& J.Meyer-Stamer Issues in Financing Small Enterprises; D.Riner The Unexpected Player: Small Firms in Business with Low-income Sectors; P.Marquez& E.Reficco Innovation and Entrepreneurship Among Born Global Enterprises; M.Renko& J.Haar PART II: COUNTRY CASE STUDIES Competitive Business Practices in Developing Economies: The Case of Small and Mid-size (SMEs) Companies in Mexico; J.Alonso Gomez Italian SMEs and Industrial Districts on the Move: Where are they Going?; A.Carabelli, G.Hirsch,& R.Rabellotti Globalization and Spain's SMEs; G.Cardoza& G.Fornes Unraveling Informal Entrepreneurship: Small Firm Clusters and Economic Ungovernance in Nigeria; K.Meagher Indian Small Firms under Globalization: Has Policy Helped?; K.Das Conclusion: Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The Harsh Reality of SMEs in the New Global Economy; J.Haar& J.Meyer-Stamer