After having experienced an economic crisis in the 80s, the town of Genoa has greatly changed its economic structure. Among other major activities, informatics and electronics are increasing their importance. Besides some big companies, many small amd medium size firms are developing in these industries. This paper amis to describe the economic situation of small firms within informatics and the personal networks of entrepreneurs, underlining the different role that strong and weak ties play in the everyday survivak and growth. Moreover, the network among institutional actors is described, focusing on the most central actors, an economic association and the Regional administration. The first one has promoted the creation of the technological district and the development of relations among firms, the second one has given formal recognition to the district itself.
|Titolo:||Lo sviluppo del distretto tecnologico di Genova tra relazioni informali, associazioni e politica|
DE LUCA, DEBORAH (Primo)
|Parole Chiave:||technological district ; networks ; strength of ties ; associations|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2005|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||01 - Articolo su periodico|