developping large companies from an israeli base - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Philippe Netter
    • 18.11.09 | 17:19 (IST)

    I think Israel success in developping large organisations has to be measured in accordance to its size. I am not sure that Switzerland, although enjoying stability, peace (and boredom) since ages has more per capita large technology based companies than Israel. Israeli "instability" and governmental chaos is also a tremendous incentive for individual creativity ! and the large and quite organized israeli Army is a safe heaven for developping daring new technologies that can later be developped for business. Being raised as a nice guy does not necessarily prepares you for developping a business from scratch. The chaotic environment Israelis have to face might also produce positive consequences ?

    from the article: The future of Israeli high-tech: Jewish brains aren't enough
    First published 15:05 18.11.09 | Last updated 15:07 18.11.09
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