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The breakthrough illusion : corporate America's failure to move from innovation to mass production

Author: Richard L Florida; Martin Kenney
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Basic books(IS), New York, N.Y. : Basic books. 1991
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The USA has often failed to capitalise on its technological breakthroughs. This analysis of the weaknesses and strengths of US high technology warns that until the US learns to reconnect research and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard L Florida; Martin Kenney
ISBN: 0465007600 9780465007608
OCLC Number: 797785146
Description: X, 262 p. 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction: the breakthrough illusion. Part 1 Origins and institutions: how we lost the follow-through; a new breakthrough system for high technology; venture capital and the breakthrough bias. Part 2 Limits: the hypermobility of high-tech labour; silicon valley and route 128 won't save us; neglecting high-technology manufacture. Part 3 Beyond the breakthrough illusion: competing with Japan - the world's new follow-through economy; patchwork solutions; transcending the breakthrough economy.
Responsibility: Richard Florida and Martin Kenney.

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