Global Clusters of Innovation: Lessons from Silicon Valley

  title={Global Clusters of Innovation: Lessons from Silicon Valley},
  author={Jerome S. Engel},
  journal={California Management Review},
  pages={36 - 65}
  • Jerome S. Engel
  • Published 1 February 2015
  • Business
  • California Management Review
Can innovation and entrepreneurship stimulate economic growth in diverse communities, or is it only effective in a few unique places like Silicon Valley? This article identifies the salient components, behaviors, and linkages that characterize Silicon Valley and explores how these characteristics apply in a diverse selection of economic communities in Europe, Asia, and Latin America. It focuses on the role institutions—such as governments, universities, major corporations, and NGOs—play in… 

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