Hybrid Governance and Networked Firms

Colin Crouch

in Changing Governance of Local Economies

Published in print February 2004 | ISBN: 9780199259403
Published online February 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191603020 | DOI:
 Hybrid Governance and Networked Firms

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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 collective competition goods (LCCGs) among machinery small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), technology transfer, marketing, and training and skills are analysed, and the increasing complexity of economic governance is discussed.

Keywords: Italy; France; Germany; UK; SMEs; LCCGs

Chapter.  4178 words. 

Subjects: International Economics

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