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Manufacturing Culture: The Institutional Geography of Industrial Practice

Meric S. Gertler

Abstract

This book presents a new conception of industrial practice and firm behavior. It explains how the cultures that shape the practices of firms and the trajectories of regional and national economies are actually produced. The analysis shows how the internal and inter-firm organization of production, use of technologies, and the industrial knowledge underpinning these practices are strongly influenced by their social and institutional context.

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780198233824
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198233824.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Meric S. Gertler, author