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New Technology-Based Firms in the 1990s
Volume IV

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June 1998 | 206 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Originating in the High Technology Small Firms Conference, which have been held at Manchester Business School in England since 1993. This volume marks a departure for the Conference by reflecting a new collaboration between Manchester Business School and the University of Twente at Enschede in The Netherlands; offers the latest European perspectives on the field.
 
PART ONE: INTRODUCTION
W During and R P Oakley
High-Technology Small Firms
Entrepreneurial Activity and the Cooperation Process

 
 
PART TWO: AN OVERVIEW OF NETWORK APPROACHES
W G Biemans
The Theory and Practice of Innovative Networks
K Dickson, A M Coles and H Lawton Smith
Science in the Market Place
The Role of the Scientific Entrepreneur

 
 
PART THREE: CHARACTERISTICS OF HTSF-ENTREPRENEURS AND THEIR COMPANIES
W During and M Kerkhof
Management Styles and Excellence
Different Ways to Business Success in European SMEs

 
 
PART FOUR: ENTREPRENEURIAL NETWORKING
K H Schmidt
Preconditions and Patterns of Entrepreneurial Networks in an Innovative Environment
M Laranja
Entrepreneurial Innovation Networks
Small Firms' Contribution to Collective Innovation Efforts

 
M Klofsten and A S Mikaelsson
Support of Technology-Based SMEs
An Analysis of the Owner Manager's Attitude

 
 
PART FIVE: TRUST IN FORMING AND OPERATING INNOVATIVE IORs
K Blomqvist
The Role and Means of Trust Creation in Partnership Formation between Small and Large Technology Firms
A Preliminary Study of how Small Firms Attempt to Create Trust in Their Potential Partners

 
M M[sl]onsted
Strategic Alliances as an Analytical Perspective for Innovative SMEs
R K Woolthuis, D Schipper and M Stor
How Entrepreneurial Networks Can Succeed
Cases from the Region of Twente

 
E Krieger
Trust and Management
As Applied to Innovative Small Companies

 
 
PART SIX: CO-OPERATION BETWEEN SMALL AND LARGE FIRMS
M Fontes
Dynamic Complementaries with Large Advanced Companies
The Impact of their Absence upon New Technology-Based Firms

 
G M P Swann
David and Goliath
To Compete or to Sell?

 
 
PART SEVEN: REGIONAL FACTORS AND THE HTSF
M Van Geenhuizen
Knowledge Co-operation in the Dutch Pharmaceutical Industry
Do Regions Matter?

 
C Lawson et al
Inter-firm Links between Regionally Clustered High-Technology SMEs
A Comparison of Cambridge and Oxford Innovation Networks

 

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ISBN: 9781853963865
£91.00