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Title Enterprise clusters and networks in developing countries / edited by Meine Pieter van Dijk and Roberta Rabellotti.
Imprint London ; Portland, Or. : Frank Cass, 1997.

Series EADI-book series ; 20
EADI-book series ; 20.
Subject Business networks -- Developing countries -- Case studies.
Social networks -- Developing countries -- Case studies.
Alt Name Dijk, Meine Pieter van.
Rabellotti, Roberta.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 210 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Note "In association with the European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI), Geneva."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Preliminaries; Contents; Notes on Contributors; 1. Clusters and Networks as Sources of Co-operation and Technology Diffusion for Small Enterprises in Developing Countries; 2. Clusters of Enterprises Within Systems of Production and Distribution; 3. Footwear Industrial Districts in Italy and Mexico; 4. The Significance of Spatial Clustering; 5. Opportunities for Women in Ougadougou's Informal Sector; 6. Industrial District or Garment Ghetto?; 7. Small Enterprise Associations and Networks; 8. Trust Building in Tanzania's Informal Credit Transactions.
Summary Enterprise Clusters and Networks in Developing Countries analyses the functions and advantages of clusters and networks for small enterprises in developing countries. In the opening chapter the editors describe different types of clusters and networks and compare the diverse forms of external economies and co-operation effects derived from them. Taking a multidiscplinary approach, they point out it is trust that is the social basis for positive effects of clustering and networking, which are often sources of co-operation and technology diffusion for small enterprises in developing countries.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0203988116
0714643335 (pbk.)
9780714643335 (pbk.)
OCLC # 226376623
Additional Format Print version: Enterprise clusters and networks in developing countries. London ; Portland, Or. : Frank Cass, 1997 (DLC) 96048445

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