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The 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 Details

ISBN: 9780465007608
ISBN-10: 0465007600
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 135mm x 17mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 26-Feb-1992
Country of Publication: United States

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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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