S-Space Graduate School of International Studies (국제대학원) Dept. of International Studies (국제학과) 국제지역연구 국제지역연구 vol.03 (1994)
미국 실리콘 밸리의 첨단 중소기업과 조직 환경
The Small High-Tech Firms of Silicon Valley and their Organizational Environment
- Issue Date
- 서울대학교 지역종합연구소
- 지역연구, Vol.03 No.3, pp. 37-54
- There are a lot of organizations which support the growth and development of small high-tech firms in Silicon Valley. Incubator organizations, venture capitals, and business service firms help entrepreneurs start up small high-tech firms by providing various managerial resources.
Technical expertise in Silicon Valley is spread arcoss a lot of specialist enterprises, which continue to develop independent capabilities while simultaneously learning from one another. In collaborating with other firms to define and manufacture new systems, they used to build up inter-firm networks. These inter-firm networks are long-term partnerships rather than short-term procurement arrangement. The network-type inter-firm collaboration help high-tech company speed the pace of introduction of new products and improve product quality and performance.
The growth and development of innovative firms and the inter-firm networks in Silicon Valley are the sources of the sustained technlogical dynamism of the Silicon Valley Economy.