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Author Ganne, Bernard
Title Asian Industrial Clusters, Global Competitiveness And New Policy Initiatives
Imprint Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Company, 2009
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Note Contents -- Foreword -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Contributors -- Introduction Bernard Ganne and Yveline Lecler -- What Can be Learned from Asian Industrial Clusters? -- Presentation of the Book -- References -- Part One Overview -- Chapter 1 From Industrial Districts to Poles of Competitiveness Bernard Ganne and Yveline Lecler -- 1.1 From Industrial Districts to Poles of Competitiveness via Industrial Clusters: Three Models of a Conceptual Approach -- 1.1.1 First of all 'Industrial Districts' -- 1.1.2 Industrial Clusters -- 1.1.3 Poles of Competitiveness -- 1.2 What Asian Clusters Teach Us -- 1.2.1 Vietnam -- The Weight of Craft Activities and Craft Villages Clusters -- A Specific Mode of Allocation of the Clusters -- The Diversity of the Districts -- 1.2.2 The Emergence of Clusters in China -- Varied Forms of Clusters -- Specific Operating Models -- 1.2.3 Japan -- Historical Particularities: Industrial Districts and the Importance of Small Businesses -- From Industrial Districts to Poles of Competitiveness and Knowledge -- 1.2.4 Thailand and the Cluster Policies -- 1.3 Reconsidering the Classic Approaches -- 1.3.1 The Openings Offered by the Modular Economy -- 1.3.2 Clustering and the Knowledge Impact -- References -- Chapter 2 From an Industrial Policy Approach to an Industrial Cluster Approach: Japan, East Asia and Silicon Valley Akira Suehiro -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Catch-up Type Industrialisation Model and Diamond Model -- 2.2.1 Late Comer Model in Industrialisation -- 2.2.2 Michael Porter's Diamond Model -- 2.3 Analytical Framework: Industrial Policy and Industrial Cluster -- 2.3.1 Four Types of Industrial Districts in Japan -- 2.3.2 Two Models and Three Sub-models in Industrial Cluster -- 2.4 Industrial Policy in Japan: Mechanisms and Institutions
2.4.1 Institutional Framework of Japan's Industrial Policy -- 2.4.2 Fiscal Investment and Loans and Budgetary Sources -- 2.4.3 Information Sharing System and Return Match Game -- 2.5 Industrial Policy vis-à-vis Industrial Cluster in East Asia -- 2.5.1 Recopy of the Japan's Industrial Policy in East Asia -- 2.5.2 Arguments on Innovative East Asia and Industrial Cluster -- 2.5.3 Thailand's Automobile Industry: de Dacto Clustering of Firms Initiated by MNCs -- 2.6 Adaptability of Industrial Cluster Approach -- References -- Part Two Japan: The Japanese Clustering Initiatives Approach -- Chapter 3 Public Policies in Japan: Industrial Revitalisation, Knowledge Creation and Clustering Akira Hattori -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 From Regional Revitalisation Policy Measures to Cluster Initiatives -- 3.2.1 1970s to mid-1990s: Industrial Decentralisation and Development of Regional Core Cities -- 3.2.2 Mid-1990 to 2001: Prevention of the Hollowing-Out of Japanese Industry and Development of Next Generation Industries -- 3.2.3 2001 to -: Developing a New Competitive Business in a Global Context -- 3.3 Cluster Implementation and Governance -- 3.3.1 The Role of the State and Past Policies -- 3.3.2 The Industrial Revitalisation Issue: METI Industrial Clusters -- 3.3.3 The Knowledge Creation Issue: MEXT Intellectual Clusters and City Area Programme -- 3.3.4 Governance and Coordination Between Industrial and Knowledge Clusters -- Compared Governance of Industrial and Knowledge Clusters -- The Coordination Between Clusters: The CSTP -- 3.4 The Case of Kyushu Silicon Island: Kyushu Silicon Cluster -- 3.4.1 The Kyushu Silicon Cluster -- 3.4.2 Region-Wide Interrelation Between Clusters -- Conclusion -- References
Chapter 4 Development of Industrial Parks by the Japan Regional Development Corporation in the 1990s: Is this a Failure of Regional Development Policy or Industrial Cluster Policy? Yoichi Sekizawa -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Mission of the JRDC -- 4.3 Concept of Industrial Parks -- 4.4 What Happened in the 1990s? -- 4.5 Why has this happened? -- 4.6 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 5 From Jibasangyo- to Industrial Clusters in Japan: SMEs and Revitalisation Policies Lecler Yveline and Yamaguchi Takayuki -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 SMEs' Agglomerations and their Difficulties -- 5.2.1 The Lack of New Firms' Creation -- 5.2.2 The Agglomeration Situation in Numbers -- 5.3 New Policies: Favouring New Firms Creation -- 5.3.1 The Change in the SMEs Policy -- 5.3.2 The Rapid Development of Incubation Facilities -- 5.4 Hyogo Cluster Projects and the Challenge of Local SMEs -- 5.4.1 Hyogo Industry and SMEs -- 5.4.2 Cluster Projects in Hyogo -- 5.4.3 The Case of Hyogo Study Circle on New Welfare Industry10 -- 5.5 Cluster Initiative as a Policy Tool to Promote Restructuring: Some Empirical Observations from Osaka Prefecture -- 5.5.1 The Osaka Industry Regeneration Programme and the Cluster Policy -- 5.5.2 The Ogimachi Creative Cluster, Mebic (Osaka) -- 5.5.3 The Higashi-Osaka Monozukuri Cluster and Osaka East Urban Aria Project -- 5.6 Towards New Configuration of Jibasangyo -- 5.6.1 The Former Cooperation Pattern in Jibasangyo -- 5.6.2 Changes in Cooperation Pattern and Jibasangyo¯ Reconfiguration -- References -- Chapter 6 Competence and Profitability of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises: The Case of Kawasaki SMEs Mitsuharu Miyamoto -- 6.1 Why do Kawasaki SMEs Matter? -- 6.2 Overview of Kawasaki SMEs -- 6.3 Competitiveness of the Kawasaki SMEs -- 6.4 Technology and Profitability -- References
Part Three China: The Specificities of Chinese Industrial Clusters: Their Importance and Weaknesses -- Chapter 7 New Phenomena and Challenges of Clusters in China in the New Era of Globalisation Jici Wang -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 Global Outsourcing, Township Firms and their Impact on the Forming of China's Clusters -- 7.3 External Linkages in Global and Local Value Chains -- 7.4 Race to the Bottom and Relocation -- 7.5 The Prospect of Upgrading -- References -- Chapter 8 The Emergence of Industrial Clusters in Wenzhou, China Tomoo Marukawa -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 Framework and Methodology -- 8.3 Distribution of Industrial Clusters -- 8.3.1 Surveys Conducted by Zhejiang Provincial Government -- 8.3.2 Data Source and the Definition of an Industrial Cluster -- 8.3.3 Distribution of Industrial Clusters -- 8.4 The Emergence of Industrial Clusters -- 8.4.1 Leather -- 8.4.2 Leather Shoes -- 8.4.3 Artificial Leather -- 8.4.4 Plastic and Rubber Shoes -- 8.4.5 Valves and Pumps -- 8.5 Concluding Remarks -- References -- Chapter 9 Understanding the Zhejiang Industrial Clusters: Questions and Re-evaluations Lu Shi and Bernard Ganne -- 9.1 General Introduction -- 9.2 The Zhejiang Clusters: A Traditional Cluster Model? -- 9.2.1 A Small, Rather Neglected Province which has Seen Strong Autonomous Development Over the Last 20 Years -- 9.2.2 The Zhejiang Clusters: A Short Presentation -- 9.2.3 The Stages in the Development of the Zhejiang Clusters -- From the Planned Economy to the Liberal Economy: the General Framework -- The Development of the Zhejiang Clusters - From peddling to family workshops -- 9.3 The Zhejiang Clusters: A 'Third China'? Similarities, Differences and Theoretical Revisions -- 9.3.1 The Zhejiang Districts: Clusters Like any Other? -- 9.3.2 Distinguishing Features and Differences of the Zhejiang Clusters The Apparent Absence of Strong Links Between Companies -- The Importance of the Trade Dimension -- The Role of National and International Exogenous Networks -- The Labour Market -- The Specific Role of Politics and Local Collectives -- 9.4 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 10 Distribution System of China's Industrial Clusters: Case Study of Yiwu China Commodity City Ke Ding -- 10.1 Introduction -- 10.2 Brief Introduction to Yiwu China Commodity City -- 10.2.1 Yiwu China Commodity City -- 10.2.2 Two Important Actors -- 10.3 Linkages Between Zhejiang Industrial Clusters and the Yiwu Market -- 10.4 Linkages Between the Yiwu Market and the Markets of China's Main Cities -- 10.5 Distribution Network Beyond China's Main Cities -- 10.6 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 11 Post Local State Corporatism: A Case Study of Local Government's Role in the Development of Industrial Cluster after Privatisation Jianniu Xu -- 11.1 Introduction -- 11.2 Survey of Xiqiao Textile Industrial Cluster -- 11.3 The Development of Xiqiao Textile Industrial Cluster and the Government's Role: From 1978 to the Mid-1990s -- 11.4 Institutional Change and the Crisis of Xiqiao Textile Industry in the Mid-1990s -- 11.5 Government Action and its Effect After the Mid-1990s -- 11.5.1 Setting Up the Xiqiao Light Textile City -- 11.5.2 Promote Equipment Renewing -- 11.5.3 Promoting Technical Innovation -- First Stage: Setting Up a Technical Service Organisation -- Second Stage: Setting Up Building and Lease Office -- Third Stage: Government Buying Equipment and Entering National Textile and Apparel Council -- 11.5.4 Building a Textile Industrial Base -- 11.6 Institutional Analysis on the Action of Local Governments -- 11.7 Discussion and Conclusion -- References
Chapter 12 Interaction and Innovation in Cluster Development: Some Experiences from Guangdong Province, China Jun Wang
This book provides a comprehensive overview of what Asian industrial clusters might teach us. At a time when the dynamics of the world's economy are increasingly being influenced by developments in Asia, the question takes on particular relevance because of the explosion of clusters and cluster policies throughout the region; and because of the great variety of models which can be seen developing in the various countries. Based on robust empirical surveys and interviews conducted in China, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and Japan, the studies collected in this book were first debated at an international workshop in Lyon. From industrial districts to poles of competitiveness, these studies explored the transformation of traditional systems of activities or industrial districts to new networks ready for global competition or innovation, and also the development of new agglomerations or scientific knowledge clusters. The wide range of case studies in this collection offers a rich store of theoretical and practical lessons for analysts, policy-makers and economists. The book will also be a useful guide for graduate students as well as researchers in economics, sociology and political studies
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