Clusters of specialized businesses are being promoted around the world, aided by high-profile examples such as Silicon Valley. Using evidence from high- and low-income economies, as well as detailed case studies that show the special conditions behind successful clusters, this book provides a new vantage point on this high-interest topic, making it ideal for students of business location, policy-makers and managers seeking a real-world understanding of clustering.An International Perspective Martin Perry ... In some years, most are a#39;Bollywooda#39; productions that make little use of local crews or facilities being drawn to Scotland simply to use a#39;Victorian buildings and parks as backdrops for song and dance routinesa#39; (Turok 2003:557). ... 60 companies with many of the rest of the towna#39;s businesses supplying transport, machinery or equipment repair services to the miners. ... The stone industry paid good wages and the town was free of major crime.
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