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Start-up Nation: The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle :  The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle - Dan Senor

Start-up Nation: The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle

The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle

Hardcover Published: 1st March 2010
ISBN: 9780446541466
Number Of Pages: 320

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Start-Up Nation addresses the trillion dollar question: How is it that Israel - a country of 7.1 million, only 60 years old, surrounded by enemies, in a constant state of war since its founding, with no natural resources-- produces more start-up companies than large, peaceful and stable nations like Japan, China, India, Korea, Canada and the UK?

With the savvy of foreign policy insiders, Senor and Singer examine the lessons of the country's adversity-driven culture, which flattens hierarchy and elevates informality - all backed up by government policies focused on innovation. In a world where economies as diverse as Ireland, Singapore and Dubai have tried to re-create the 'Israel effect', there are entrepreneurial lessons well worth noting. As America reboots its own economy and can-do spirit, there's never been a better time to look at this remarkable and resilient nation for some impressive, surprising clues.

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'A rich and insightful read not just for business leaders and policy makers but for anyone curious about contemporary Israeli culture' PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

Authors' Notep. ix
Mapsp. xi
Introductionp. l
The Little Nation That Could
Persistencep. 23
Battlefield Entrepreneursp. 41
Seeding a Culture of Innovation
The People of the Bookp. 57
Harvard, Princeton, and Yalep. 67
Where Order Meets Chaosp. 84
Beginnings
An Industrial Policy That Workedp. 103
Immigration: The Google Guys' Challengep. 121
The Diaspora: Stealing Airplanesp. 135
The Buffett Testp. 145
Yozma: The Matchp. 159
Country with a Motive
Betrayal and Opportunityp. 177
From Nose Cones to Geysersp. 184
The Sheikh's Dilemmap. 194
Threats to the Economic Miraclep. 215
Conclusion: Farmers of High Techp. 225
Acknowledgmentsp. 237
Notesp. 243
Bibliographyp. 265
Indexp. 291
About the Authorsp. 303
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ISBN: 9780446541466
ISBN-10: 044654146X
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 1st March 2010
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 16.0  x 2.7
Weight (kg): 0.53
Edition Number: 1

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