Drawing on studies and expertise from around the world, this book describes the transition from research to policy and covers the pre-requisites to successful new firm formation policies. At a time when a new firm formation is promoted by central and local government, business development agencies and the private sector, this book questions the economic dependence on small firms and explores the relevance of networking, information and advice.The other services sector covers such high value added activities as management consultancy, computer programming and research and ... important activities of hairdressers, laundry services and car repair shops, and the importance of births in this sector is apparent. ... were a number of large inward investments in manufacturing (e.g., Compaq Computer Manufacturing, Avex Electronics, OKI and JVC).
|Title||:||Small Firm Formation and Regional Economic Development|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2002-09-26|