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Why is it that business in California's Silicon Valley flourished while along Route 128 in Massachusetts declined in the 90s? The answer, Saxenian suggests, has to do with the fact that despite similar histories and technologies, Silicon Valley developed a decentralized but cooperative industrial system while Route 128 came to be dominated by independent, self-sufficient ...more
Kindle Edition, 240 pages
Published March 1st 1996 by Harvard University Press
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Excellent, both as a history of Silicon Valley, and as an analysis of the distinctive characteristics of places and organizations. (I'm biased, she's our Dean!)
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