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Author Koepp, Rob.
Title Clusters of creativity : enduring lessons on innovation and entrepreneurship from Silicon Valley and Europe's Silicon Fen / by Rob Koepp.
Imprint Chichester : Wiley, 2002.

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Author Koepp, Rob.
Subject High technology industries -- California -- Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County)
Microelectronics industry -- California -- Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County)
Entrepreneurship -- California -- Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County)
High technology industries -- England -- Cambridge Region.
Microelectronics industry -- England -- Cambridge Region.
Entrepreneurship -- England -- Cambridge Region.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 281 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
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Contents Clusters of Creativity; Contents; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction: The Hidden Lessons of "Siliconia'; The Silicon Valleys of the World; Silicon Valley in Context; Breaking with Accepted Orthodoxy; Clusters and Enterprise; SILICON VALLEY; 2 Introduction; 3 From Semi-desert to Silicon Valley; 4 Valley Dynamism; 5 Valley Innovators; 6 Post-silicon Silicon Valley; EUROPE'S SILICON FEN; 7 Introduction; 8 The Phenomenon of Cambridge; 9 Cambridge Dynamics; 10 Phenomenally Innovative; 11 The Future of the Phenomenon; 12 Epilogue: A Silicon World?; Endnotes; Index.
Summary Like the subject matter it covers, Clusters of Creativity is innovative and original. It breaks with popular interpretations of Silicon Valley and similar regions, which range from the hyperbolically laudatory to the contemptuously dismissive, and takes a critical, objective look at the lessons that these locations provide about innovation and entrepreneurship.
ISBN 0470855665 (electronic bk.)
9780470855669 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 51837503
Additional Format Print version: Koepp, Rob. Clusters of creativity. Chichester : Wiley, 2002 0471496049 (OCoLC)49785066

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