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Launching Knowledge Retention Initiatives: Principles for Action

David W. DeLong

in Lost Knowledge: Confronting the Threat of an Aging Workforce

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195170979
eISBN:
9780199789719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170979.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter provides an outline of how to start implementing knowledge retention programs. It illustrates the uses of a risk assessment or a knowledge audit, as well as an attrition profile and ... More


Epilogue: The Knowledge-Enabling Journey

Georg Von Krogh, Kazuo Ichijo, and Ikujiro Nonaka

in Enabling Knowledge Creation: How to Unlock the Mystery of Tacit Knowledge and Release the Power of Innovation

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195126167
eISBN:
9780199848720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195126167.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Coming up with a business strategy that effectively incorporates all five enablers in the process of knowledge creation is a difficult task. Although taking this arduous path to the creation of new ... More


Dependent Entrepreneurs

Alan Burton-Jones

in Knowledge Capitalism: Business, Work, and Learning in the New Economy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296225
eISBN:
9780191685217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296225.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Strategy

Dependent contractors are self-employed and their incomes are dependent on one or a few firms. Dependent contractors are in charge of activities which are mission critical to the firm and require ... More


Collisions and Collaboration: The Organization of Learning in the ATLAS Experiment at the LHC

Max Boisot, Markus Nordberg, Saïd Yami, and Bertrand Nicquevert (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199567928
eISBN:
9780191728945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567928.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Organization Studies

After twenty-five years of preparation, the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, Geneva, is finally running its intensive scientific experiments into high-energy particle physics. These experiments, which ... More


Dynamics

Neil M. Coe and Henry Wai-chung Yeung

in Global Production Networks: Theorizing Economic Development in an Interconnected World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198703907
eISBN:
9780191773099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703907.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Knowledge Management

This chapter represents the first of the three critical steps in the development of GPN theory by conceptualizing the dynamic drivers of value activity in global production networks. In theorizing ... More


Rating Reports as Figuring Documents: How Credit Rating Agencies Build Scenarios of the Future

Pierre Pénet

in Making Things Valuable

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198712282
eISBN:
9780191780769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712282.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Organization Studies

This chapter investigates the techniques credit rating agencies (CRAs) use to produce sovereign ratings. In market environments typical of times of crisis, CRAs do more than simply collect additional ... More


What Is a Catastrophe Model Worth?: The (e)Valuative Practices of Cat Analysts in Insurance Companies

Laure Cabantous and Théodora Dupont-Courtade

in Making Things Valuable

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198712282
eISBN:
9780191780769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712282.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Organization Studies

Catastrophe risk analysts (‘Cat analysts’) increasingly rely on catastrophe models to evaluate insurers’ exposure to catastrophe risks. Yet, distinct catastrophe models do not necessarily give the ... More


Integrating Subsystems into an Infrastructure for Taking Advantage of Emergence

Deborah Dougherty

in Taking Advantage of Emergence: Productively Innovating in Complex Innovation Systems

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198725299
eISBN:
9780191792649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725299.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Knowledge Management

Taking advantage of emergence refers to grabbing fragmented and noisy information that abounds in complex systems, configuring these bits into potential solutions for actual, concrete problems, and ... More


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