This booklet describes and analyzes how seven significant high-tech industries developed within the usa, Japan, and Western Europe. The industries coated are desktop instruments, natural chemical items, prescription drugs, scientific units, desktops, semiconductors, and software program. In each one of those industries, companies situated in a single or a really few international locations grew to become the transparent technological and advertisement leaders. In a couple of instances, the locus of management replaced, occasionally greater than as soon as, over the process the histories studied. the point of interest of the ebook is at the key elements that supported the emergence of nationwide management in each one undefined, and the explanations in the back of the shifts once they happened. unique awareness is given to the nationwide rules that helped to create or maintain business management.
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