Competitiveness Review: Volume 30 Issue 4


Table of contents - Special Issue: The Effect of Clusters on Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Global Value Chains

Guest Editors: Roberto Antonietti, Enrico Carlet

Open innovation and network dynamics. An analysis of openness of co-patenting collaborations in Florence, Italy

Francesco Capone, Niccolò Innocenti

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the relational dynamics for innovation and, in particular, the impact of the openness of innovation process on the innovation capacity…

Exploring SMEs’ qualitative growth and networking through formalization

Matilde Milanesi, Simone Guercini, Annalisa Tunisini

This paper aims to analyze the role of networking through formalization, namely, the adoption of specific contractual forms, in triggering small- and medium-sized enterprises…

Clusters in formation in a deindustrialized area: urban regeneration and structural change in Porto Marghera (Venice)

Valentina Bonello, Claudia Faraone, Francesca Gambarotto, Luca Nicoletto, Giulio Pedrini

This paper aims to provide a comprehensive vision of the formation of intra-metropolitan clusters triggered by the deindustrialization of an urban area, namely, the district of…

Approaching multinationals in clusters from different perspectives: An integration of literatures

Jose-Luis Hervas-Oliver, Fiorenza Belussi, Silvia Rita Sedita, Annalisa Caloffi, Gregorio Gonzalez-Alcaide

For the specific topic of multinationals in clusters, both regional strands and international business and management literatures address the topic from different yet intertwined…

Manufacturing and value-added dynamics in global value chains: the case of Italy

Chiara Burlina, Eleonora Di Maria

This paper aims to provide a snapshot of various countries’ contributions to value produced along global value chains (GVCs). It focusses on manufacturing activities and their…

The integration of the Basque machine tool cluster into GVCs

Arantza Zubiaurre, Eduardo Sisti, Jabier Retegi

This paper aims to analyze how integration into global value chains has impacted the evolution of the Basque machine tool cluster from the 1990s to the present day.

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