Florida, Richard (L.)

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FLORIDA, Richard (L.)

FLORIDA, Richard (L.). American, b. 1957. Genres: Business/Trade/Industry, Economics. Career: Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, director of the Center for Economic Development, and associate professor of public policy and management at H. John Heinz III School of Urban and Public Affairs and faculty member of department of engineering and public policy, 1987-. Also taught at Ohio State University. Consultant to multinational corporations and government agencies. Publications: The Breakthrough Illusion: Corporate America's Failure to Move from Innovation to Mass Production, 1990; Beyond Mass Production: The Japanese System and Its Transfer to the United States, 1993; (co-ed.) Industrializing Knowledge, 1999. Coauthor or editor of other books. Contributor to scholarly journals. Address: H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy & Management, Hamburgh Hall 250, Carnegie-Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]