High Technology, Productivity and Networks

A Systemic Approach to SME Development

  • Mario Davide Parrilli
  • Patrizio Bianchi
  • Roger Sugden

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction

  3. Hi-tech Promotion

  4. Productivity Increases

  5. Networking

  6. Conclusions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 231-231
    2. Patrizio Bianchi
      Pages 233-239
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 240-254

About this book


Progress in telecommunications and infrastructure, coupled with liberalization in international organizations, has introduced a number of new competitors to existing SMEs. This book analyzes strategic aspects of SME development that may help to promote growth: high-tech development, productivity increase, and strengthening of linkages.


Developing Countries development employment

Editors and affiliations

  • Mario Davide Parrilli
    • 1
  • Patrizio Bianchi
    • 2
  • Roger Sugden
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute for Economic Development PolicyUniversity of BirminghamUK
  2. 2.University of FerraraItaly
  3. 3.University of BirminghamUK

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