Creating Regional Wealth in the Innovation Economy: Models, Perspectives, and Best Practices

 
   
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Creating Regional Wealth in the Innovation Economy: Models, Perspectives, and Best Practices
By Jeff  Saperstein, Dr.  Daniel  Rouach
 
Publisher : Financial Times Prentice Hall
Pub Date : June 20, 2002
ISBN : 0-13-065415-9
Pages : 384
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Drawing on extensive new research through dozens of interviews with entrepreneurial champions in diverse sectors, Creating Regional Wealth in the Global Innovation Economy pinpoints the key reasons why some locations succeed in the quest to become centers of technology and innovation - and sustain their competitive advantages over time - while others fail. It answers the central questions about the world's entrepreneurial hotspots: What makes these locations special? How can local business and government organizations most effectively promote local entrepreneurship? And what can budding centers of entrepreneurship do in order to enter the game?

 
   
   
¢   Table of Contents
Creating Regional Wealth in the Innovation Economy: Models, Perspectives, and Best Practices
By Jeff  Saperstein, Dr.  Daniel  Rouach
 
Publisher : Financial Times Prentice Hall
Pub Date : June 20, 2002
ISBN : 0-13-065415-9
Pages : 384
Slots : 1    


      Copyright
      Praise for Creating Regional Wealth
      Financial Times Prentice Hall Books
      FINANCIAL TIMES Prentice Hall
      List of Tables
      Foreword
      Preface
        Acknowledgments
     
      Introduction
      About The Authors
      Chapter  1.   The Innovation Economy
        Knowledge Without Borders
        Deregulation and Greater Risk Are Requisites to Regional Participation
        Speed: A Most Valuable Currency
        Regionalization of the Innovation Economy
        Universal Adoption of English and Free Access to Information is Transforming the World
        Endnotes
     
      Part  I.   Silicon Valley: The Magnetic Force
        Chapter  2.   Global Entrepreneurs and Marketing of Multinational Companies
        A Playground for Skilled Knowledge Workers
        Educational Institutions Are Partners in Creating Intellectual Capital for the Region
        Industry Evolution, Job Hopping, and Mobility
        Highly Skilled Immigrants
        Transnational and Multilocation Job Sharing Enables the Region to Extend its Power and Wealth
        What's Next for Silicon Valley?
        Global Entrepreneurs: Leaders in Creating IE Enterprises
        Israeli Military Brain Cultivation Becomes a Silicon Valley Harvest
        Silicon Valley: Branding Headquarters for the Innovation Economy
        Agilent Technologies as the Poster Child of the Innovation Economy
        Endnotes
     
        Chapter  3.   Linking Organizations: Non-Government Organizations, Strong Regional Business Associations, and Philanthropies
        Business Linking Organizations For Networking: Focus on TiE
        Business Associations Can Help Address Regional Issues
        Giving For the Public Good, Silicon Valley Style: Focus on The Entrepreneurs Foundation
        Venture Philanthropy ” What a Concept!
        The Young Venture Philanthropy Entrepreneurs
        Endnotes
     
        Chapter  4.   Local Government Working in Partnership with Business
        Regional Cooperation to Streamline Government Using an Online Permitting System
        Summary
        Endnotes
     
     
      Part  II.   Ireland
the Enterprise Isle
        Chapter  5.   Enterprise Spirit and Trade Union Social Contract
        Ireland: Europe's High-Tech Hub
        Economics: Common Sense and Cash from Europe
        Social Partnership, Irish Style
        The U.S. Connection
        The Irish Enlightenment: Dovetailing Technological Progress and Government Policy
        Education: The Key to Sustained Competitive Advantage
        Irish Trade Unions and the Social Contract
        Labor Relations in the Innovation Economy
        The Future of Irish Social Partnership
        The Future and the Challenges Ahead
     
        Chapter  6.   National Government Directing the Growth of Ireland
        Department of Enterprise, Trade, and Employment
        Office of Science and Technology
        The Investment and Development Agency of Ireland (IDA)
        Tax Incentives
        Transforming the Economy in Ireland
        Government Collaborations with Industry
        Endnotes
     
        Chapter  7.   The Branding of Ireland: International Corporations Choosing Ireland for Multifunctional Operations
        The Branding of Ireland
        1960s “1970s: Establishing Ireland as a Location for Investment
        1980s: Combating Unemployment
        1990s: High Technology
        The Advertising Challenge
        International Corporations Choosing Ireland for Multifunctional Operations
        Intel Ireland
        EMC Cork
        Summary
        Endnotes
     
     
      Part  III.   Stockholm, Sweden
"The High-Speed Globile Innovations Community"
        Chapter  8.   Industry Specialization and Leveraging Intellectual Capital
        ICT People Excelling in an ICT World ” An Information Society For All!
        Developing Mobile Computing Solutions in a Key Global Test Market
        A Global Magnet for High-Tech R&D Facilities
        Linking Science Parks and University Education ” A Governmental Prerequisite
        A Historic Imperative of Global Compatibility
        Networking and Collaboration ” Virtue, Not Necessity!
        Leveraging Intellectual Capital ” Building the "Club Med" of the Global Innovation Economy
        Summary
        Endnotes
     
        Chapter  9.   Entrepreneurship Infusion: Political and Societal Change for the Innovation Economy
        Political Entrepreneurship
        An Alternative Information Infrastructure ” Maximizing the Benefits of Deregulation
        Leadership at All Levels ” How a Traditional Educational Institution Learned Technology Transfer
        Democracy and Municipal Life in the Information Age ” Stockholm's E-Government
        The Entrepreneurship Revival: Reapplying Traditional Society and Cultural Paradigms to Create Change
        Transforming a Society from "Don't Stand Out" to "If She Can Do It, So Can I"
        Venture Funding, Ownership, and Innovation
        New Swedish Entrepreneurs' Approaches to European Expansion
        Summary
        Endnotes
     
     
      Part  IV.   Germany, the United Kingdom, and France: Europe's Industrial Giants Adapting to the Global Innovation Economy
        Chapter  10.   Munich ” The Hidden Champion: Creating an Entrepreneurial Culture with State Government in Partnership with Business
        Tradition and Diversity Are the Key ” Germany's Undenied Technology Capital
        From New Media to Biotechnology ” A Powerhouse at the Crossroads of Emerging Technologies
        Providing a Large Pool of Intellectual Capital ” A Leading University and Research Town
        Linking Higher Education via the Internet ” Cooperation with Regional Education Systems
        Munich's Unleveraged Potential ” Symptoms of a Young High-Tech Region
        State Government Initiative ” The BayernOnline Infrastructure Initiative and Bavaria's Virtual Marketplace
        Creating an Entrepreneurship Culture
        Large Companies Replicating Silicon Valley's Cross-Fertilization
        "Entrepreneurship Killers" ” Are German Traditions Blocking the Rise of a New Culture?
        State Government in Partnership with Business
        Building the Munich "Cluster Satellite" Model ” Proximity Matters
        Munich's Smaller "Technology Platforms"
        Building International Liaisons Between Regions
        Summary
        Endnotes
     
        Chapter  11.   Cambridge ” Incubator for Innovation, "Small is Beautiful"
        Welcome to Silicon Fen, the U.K.'s Version of Silicon Valley
        The Initial Spark ” Cambridge's Risk-Taking Local Heroes
        The Change Succeeding the Initial Spark ” Entrepreneurship Over and Over
        Cambridge University ” A Long Tradition of Knowledge and Innovation
        The Cambridge Consultancies ” Creators of High-Tech Spin-Offs
        The Cambridge Network ” Herding Cats? Forget it!
        Creating an Entrepreneurship Culture
        Contributions of the University of Cambridge Administration
        Is Cambridge a Leader? Yes! But Far Behind Stanford
        The University of Cambridge Entrepreneurship Centre: Knowledge-Based Entrepreneurship
        A Gentle Persuasion to Collaborate ” Organizing and Building the Cambridge Network
        Government in Partnership with Business ” The Anti Model
        Cambridge in the 21st Century
        Endnotes
     
        Chapter  12.   Sophia Antipolis ” Technology Park the "French Way"
        France ” A Competitive High-Tech Environment
        Sophia Antipolis ” A French High-Tech Vision Come True
        Realizing the Vision of Sophia Antipolis
        Creating an Entrepreneurship Culture: High-tech Start-Up and Spin-Off Creation in Sophia Antipolis
        Higher Education Hand-in-Hand with Industry in Sophia Antipolis
        The People Factor ” How Sophia Antipolis Ensures a Supply of Highly Skilled Employees
        Entrepreneurship for the Nation!
        The Future of Europe's Industrial Giants
        Endnotes
     
     
      Part  V.   High-Tech Islands of Taiwan and Israel
        Chapter  13.   Taiwan Technology Parks and NGOs
        Hsinchu Science-based Industrial Park (HSIP)
        Focus on Business Association SEMI Taiwan
        Endnotes
     
        Chapter  14.   Taiwan's Financial Capitalization: The Chinese Networking Culture Extends to China and Beyond
        Taiwan's Miracle
        The Entrepreneurial Chinese
        The Paranoid Taiwanese
        Cluster of Talents for Highly skilled Engineering and Research Fuels Investment
        Discipline Kills Creativity, But . . .
        Reward And Incentive ” The Taiwanese Way
        Financing Capital ” Both For Funding And Exit
        Government's Role in Developing the Private Sector
        Professional Money vs. Social-Network Money
        The Taiwan/China Relationship
        Economic Benefit Matters More Than Politics
        Taiwanese Brands Could Stand Tall In China
        Endnotes
     
        Chapter  15.   Israel's Military Technology: The Transfer to Civilian Applications and Universities as Incubators
        A Ground for Technology Creation
        R&D and High Tech: Fundamental Components of the Israeli System
        Israel.com: Key Characteristics of Israel's High-Tech Industry
        A Culture of Entrepreneurship
        High Emphasis on Education and Science
        Technology and Research are key assets of the Israeli model
        The Fostering and Facilitating Role of the Israeli Government
        Technology Incubators: An Asset for New Israeli Companies
        The Dynamic Tsahal culture
        Transferring Technology from the Military Market to the Civil Market
        Summary
        Endnotes
     
        Chapter  16.   Immigration to Israel, Venture Funding, and Entrepreneurship
        Ex-Soviet Union Russian Immigration in the Scientific Development of the Country
        The American Connection
        Non-U.S. Foreign Investment in Israel
        Development of the Venture Capital Sector
        The Networking Culture
        Acceptance of Technology in the Home
        Consequences of the High-Tech Evolution on the Israeli Society and Economy
        Some Important Weaknesses Are Still Threatening the Israeli Model
        The Israel Model Is Still Strong
        Israeli Entrepreneurs and Venture Capitalists
        Entrepreneurial Perspective: Visionix
        Summary
        Endnotes
     
     
      Part  VI.   India: The Best Hope for Bridging the Digital Divide
        Chapter  17.   India's IT Sector and Government Initiatives in Education
        Developing Nation Status
        1991 Indian Economic Liberalization
        India ” Destination for Global IT Software Operations
        Competitive Challenge for India's Software Industry: Moving Up the IT Value Chain
        IT in Bangalore: The Indus Valley, India's Silicon State
        The Quality Movement: India's Competitive Advantage
        Government Initiatives in Education
        IIT Brand Equity and etworks of Excellence
        A Coming Shortage of Tech Workers?
        Summary
        Endnotes
     
        Chapter  18.   Transnational Links in Venture Capital for the Public Good ” An Advantage in Networking
        The Problem of Infrastructure: Software Technology Parks Provide Islands of Reliability
        Addressing Corruption: Things Are Beginning to Change
        IT Development Through Political Entrepreneurship
        The Threat of a Digital Divide in a Portable Culture
        Social Entrepreneurship: Innovative Applications of Technology
        The Digital Equalizer (DE) Centers: Direct Creation of Regional Wealth
        Simple, Inexpensive, Multilingual Computer: The "Simputer"
        Venture Capital and Transnational Links
        Indian Success Factors for a Vibrant Indian VC Industry
        The Microland Group
        Barriers in the Current VC Industry
        The Transnational Aspect of the VC Industry: NRI Investments
        Summary
        Endnotes
     
        Chapter  19.   Endnote
        In Conclusion
     
        Special Perspectives: Dialogue Across the Atlantic: Lester Thurow and Jacques Attali
        The Third Industrial Revolution and the New Middle Ages
        Limits of France and Europe in the Third Industrial Revolution
        Rapid Growth of Large Companies
        Individual Change Agents Are Responsible for Innovation, Not Institutions
        Globalization: What Does It Mean, and Is It a Blessing for the World?
        The Role of Technology in Revolutionizing Education
        The Promise of Technology to Serve the Greater Public Good and Change Needed in Light of the September 11 Terrorist Attack
     
        Special Perspectives: Governments Can Help Make Regional Wealth in the Innovation Economy: A Dialogue Between Kailash Joshi and Davidi Gilo
        Government Policy Must Be a Part of Creating Regional Competitiveness
        How TIE Can Work Best to Be a Change Agent for Indian Covernment Policies
        In Israel, the Day's Calendar Is Changed by Somebody Else
        On the Issues of Opening Up Telecommunications
        Do Not Try to Replicate Silicon Valley ” Silicon Valley as We Knew It Does Not Exist Anymore
        Is There a Net Gain or Brain Drain?
        The Responsibilities of the High-Tech Industries and the Regions That Are Making Wealth to the Rest of the World
     
        Special Perspectives: Human Resources Management in the Innovation Economy: Self-Managed Living Systems
        The Human Context of IE Companies
        An Emphasis on Knowledge Workers and Knowledge-Based Companies
        A Model for HRM in the IE
        Summary
        Endnotes