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The Evolution of a New Industry: A Genealogical Approach

Israel Drori, Shmuel Ellis, and Zur Shapira


This book traces the emergence and growth of the Israeli hi-tech sector to provide a new understanding of industry evolution. In the case of Israel, the chapters here reveal how the hi-tech sector built an entrepreneurial culture with a capacity to disseminate intergenerational knowledge of how to found new ventures, as well as an intricate network of support for new firms. Following the evolution of this industry from embryonic to mature, the chapters develop a genealogical approach that relies on looking at the sector in the way that one might consider a family tree. The principles of this g ... More

Keywords: industry, genealogical analysis, industry evolution, Israel, corporate genealogies, organizations, companies, hi-tech sector

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780804772709
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804772709.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Israel Drori, author

Shmuel Ellis, author

Zur Shapira, author