Cooperative Agreements for SME Network Organization
Present chapter provides a practical overview about the most common types of SME groupings in a number of European countries, and about the agreements established among the network’s participants, to the aim of highlighting which main cooperation aspects have to be approached in designing a new cluster, and which collaboration rules have to be stated in order to build robust collaboration and avoid conflicts. Indeed, internal conflicts developing inside a SME cluster just formed to appear as the most dangerous of the problems which could affect these organizations: they could even lead to the cluster explosion.
KeywordsIndustrial District Cluster Development Home Nation Cluster Policy Territorial Area
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