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Industry Dynamics and Relatedness of Knowledge – Knowledge Transfer Through Labor Mobility and Entrepreneurship in the West Swedish Textile Industry


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Title: Industry Dynamics and Relatedness of Knowledge – Knowledge Transfer Through Labor Mobility and Entrepreneurship in the West Swedish Textile Industry
Authors: Börjesson Herou, Snöfrid
Issue Date: 2-May-2018
University: Göteborgs universitet. Handelshögskolan
Institution: Department of Economy and Society ; Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle
Parts of work: Paper I. Herou, S. B. Geographical and cognitive labor mobility patterns: A comparative analysis of two parts of the West Swedish textile industry

Paper II. Herou, S. B. Knowledge sourcing in the West Swedish textile industry: The role of labor from related industries

Paper III. Herou, S. B. The influence of the entrepreneur’s prior industry experience on the venture’s survival: A comparative analysis on the role of relatedness in two parts of the West Swedish textile industry
Date of Defence: 2018-05-23
Disputation: Onsdag den 23:e maj kl. 10.00, CG-salen, Vasagatan 1
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Gothenburg studies in innovation and entrepreneurship
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Keywords: Relatedness
Knowledge transfer
Industry dynamics
Labor mobility
Entrepreneurship
Cognitive proximity
Industry life-cycle phases
Abstract: This PhD thesis investigates how industry dynamics are influenced by knowledge transferred through labor mobility and entrepreneurship by focusing on the role of relatedness of the knowledge. The empirical setting is the textile industry in the West Swedish region Västra Götaland, which encompasses the sub-industries Manufacturing of textiles and Wholesale and retail trade of textiles. For the purpose of the thesis, quantitative methods are applied, where linked employee– employer data in Sweden... more
ISBN: 978-91-7833-046-1
978-91-7833-045-4
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/56139
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