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Unformatted text preview: a. That it is a Industrial District i. Key relationship tend to be local ii. Vertical integration and standardization iii. Have a high sense of community 1. Trade shows, conferences, forums a. Allow work together to continue to innovate and react flexibly to new pressures and opportunites from the market iv. Among Engineers and programmers loyalty is to the craft not to a particular firm 1. Which promotes the spirit of cooperative competition v. Have concentrated economic control over the sector through 1. Vertical integration and standardization 2. Federal government protection from imports 3. The shift of manufacturing to low wage areas 4. Lawsuits against what they see as rivals or thieves of intellectual property a. Why it has caused high tech industries in Boston and England to stagger and unable to respond flexibly to rapidly changing market conditions 3....
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- Fall '08