Read the book the “Start-Up Nation” (ebook available through UCSD library service).
I) Which special characteristic of Israelis is most helpful to its hi-tech industry in your
opinion? Do you think that other countries should try adopt this characteristic?
II) While Israel is very successful in terms of founding start-up companies and selling
them to multinational companies, some argue that it is less successful in
developing Israeli-based large multi-national hi-tech companies such as Nokia
(Finland) or Samsung (South Korea). Discuss.