The Breakthrough Illusion
Corporate America's Failure to Move from Innovation to Mass Production
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Breakthrough Illusion by Richard Florida
Book DescriptionThe USA has often failed to capitalise on its technological breakthroughs. This analysis of the weaknesses and strengths of US high technology warns that until the US learns to reconnect research and development with production, foreign companies will continue to prevail in the world marketplace.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780465007608
(203mm x 135mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 26-Feb-1992
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Richard Florida
Rise of the Creative Class - Revisited, Paperback (January 2014)
Initially published in 2002, The Rise of the Creative Class was instantly described as a classic work on the forces that were reshaping our economy, our geography, our work, and our whole way of life. In this book, the author brings all of his statistics up to date, incorporates a decade's worth of new research, and addresses his major critics.
Creative Class Goes Global, Hardback (November 2013)
Published in association with the Regional Studies Association.
Megaregions, Hardback (August 2009)» View all books by Richard Florida
A great deal of attention has been focused on the emergence of the European Union and on European spatial planning, which has boosted the region's competitiveness. This title applies these emerging concepts in an American context. It argues that US planners must examine and implement the megaregion as a fresh and appropriate framework.
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Author Biography - Richard Florida
Richard Florida is Professor of Business and Creativity at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, and the founder of the Creative Class Group, a for-profit think tank that charts trends in business, communities, and lifestyles. His national bestseller The Rise of the Creative Class was awarded the Washington Monthly's Political Book Award and Harvard Business Review's Breakthrough Idea Award. He lives in Toronto, Canada.
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