Apr 5, 2011

Is Manufacturing the Primary Driver of Innovation?

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Is it too late for the United States to regain its competitive footing regarding innovation and creating high-tech products?

Professors Gary Pisano and Willy Shih have something to say about this hot topic.

Read: "Why Manufacturing Matters," HBS Working Knowledge

One of the key concepts in their Q&A is:
Exporting manufacturing has a negative impact on the country's industrial commons, which represents the collective capability to sustain innovation.
Be sure to read the reader's comments -- very thought-provoking.

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