Epistemic communities and cluster dynamics

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Titel: Epistemic communities and cluster dynamics
On the role of knowledge in industrial districts
Forfatter: Håkanson, Lars
Resume: This paper questions the prevailing notions that firms within industrial clusters have privi-leged access to ‘tacit knowledge’ that is unavailable – or available only at high cost – to firms located elsewhere, and that such access provides competitive advantages that help to explain the growth and development of both firms and regions. It outlines a model of cluster dynam-ics emphasizing two mutually interdependent processes: the concentration of specialized and complementary epistemic communities, on the one hand, and entrepreneurship and a high rate of new firm formation on the other.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10398/6627
Dato: 2004-07-19

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