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Europe's Advantage: Banks and Small Firms in Britain, France, Germany, and Italy since 1918

Francesca Carnevali

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199257393
eISBN:
9780191603846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257396.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book focuses on the relationship between banks and small firms in a comparative historical perspective. By comparing the rise of small firms in France, Germany, and Italy and their decline ... More


Interfirm Relations in Global Manufacturing: Disintegrated Production and Its Globalization

Gary Herrigel

in Manufacturing Possibilities: Creative Action and Industrial Recomposition in the United States, Germany, and Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199557738
eISBN:
9780191720871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557738.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter outlines the globalization of disintegrated production. It discusses the relationship between contemporary global disintegrated trends and earlier discussions of disintegration that came ... More


An Experiment of Flexible Specialization in Cyprus

Chrisanthi Avgerou

in Information Systems and Global Diversity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263424
eISBN:
9780191714252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263424.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter examines a ten-year effort to reform the furniture manufacturing sector of Cyprus, according to the industrial model of flexible specialization. The reform initiative involved the ... More


Changing Governance of Local Economies: Responses of European Local Production Systems

Colin Crouch, Patrick Le Galès, Carlo Trigilia, and Helmut Voelzkow (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199259403
eISBN:
9780191603020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259402.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This book features case studies on national patterns of local production systems, focusing on small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in France, Germany, Italy, and the UK. It is divided into ... More


Introduction

Colin Crouch and Helmut Voelzkow

in Changing Governance of Local Economies: Responses of European Local Production Systems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199259403
eISBN:
9780191603020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259402.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The main aim of this book is to determine the national patterns of local production systems, particularly those involving small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), in France, Germany, Italy, and ... More


The European Machinery Industry Under Pressure

Colin Crouch

in Changing Governance of Local Economies: Responses of European Local Production Systems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199259403
eISBN:
9780191603020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259402.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter discusses the theoretical foundations for the four case studies presented in chapters three to six. It describes the rise and fall of the European machinery industry between the 1980s ... More


Machine Tools in France: A Century of Failure to Build a Competitive Industry

Patrick Le GalÈs and Nicolas> Gaubert

in Changing Governance of Local Economies: Responses of European Local Production Systems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199259403
eISBN:
9780191603020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259402.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the machine-tool industry in France. It analyses the governance of the industry, and emphasizes the interdependence between the sector, other industrial sectors, and the state, ... More


Hybrid Governance and Networked Firms

Colin Crouch

in Changing Governance of Local Economies: Responses of European Local Production Systems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199259403
eISBN:
9780191603020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259402.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter synthesizes the results of the four case studies discussed in chapters three to six. Opposing policy trends in Italy, UK, France, and Germany were identified. The access to local ... More


After Steel: Some Minor Emergence of Local Production Systems Based on SMEs

Patrick Le Galès

in Changing Governance of Local Economies: Responses of European Local Production Systems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199259403
eISBN:
9780191603020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259402.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter synthesizes the results of the four case studies discussed in chapters nine to twelve. The changing modes of governance in steel cities, and provision of local collective competition ... More


Grenoble Valley

Aniello Valeria

in Changing Governance of Local Economies: Responses of European Local Production Systems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199259403
eISBN:
9780191603020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259402.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the high-tech industry in Grenoble. The Grenoble case confirms the heterogeneity of governance models. Both local and global actors participate in the production of a simple, ... More


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