Clusters of Creativity: Enduring Lessons on Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Silicon Valley and Europe's Silicon Fen
"An innovative book for an innovative topic." CharlesHampden-Turner
Like the subject matter it covers, Clusters of Creativity isinnovative and original. It breaks with popular interpretations ofSilicon Valley and similar regions, which range from thehyperbolically laudatory to the contemptuously dismissive, andtakes a critical, objective look at the lessons that theselocations provide about innovation and entrepreneurship.
Readable, yet rigorous in its analyses, the book provides apractical and balanced set of perspectives on how the powers ofbusiness creativity are fostered and sustained. It focuses not somuch on the generations of high technologies but on the motivationsand strategies of business leaders who turn revolutionaryinnovations into commercial realities. Clusters of Creativitydemystifies the many enigmas that surround two leading capitals ofthe modern global economy, providing insights on managinginnovation and entrepreneurship that are both eye-opening andbroadly applicable to all organizations and industries.
Clusters of Creativity will challenge assumptions, dispel myths,enlighten, inspire, and generally provoke thought. In an age wheretechnology and hyperbole frequently go hand-in-hand, the book'swell-founded insights are all the more refreshing and important.
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