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The Resurgence of Community in Economic Thought and Practice

Ash Amin and Joanne Roberts

in Community, Economic Creativity, and Organization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545490
eISBN:
9780191720093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545490.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

The chapter frames the book by examining the relationship between community, economic creativity, and knowledge capitalism, focusing especially on why a new discourse of organization by community has ... More


Re‐animating the Place of Thought: Transformations of Spatial and Temporal Description in the Twenty‐First Century

Nigel Thrift

in Community, Economic Creativity, and Organization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545490
eISBN:
9780191720093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545490.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

This chapter documents the hard work put in by business to the task of ‘explicitation’ through concept-practices like ‘community of practice’ and the dividends that it has paid in terms of ... More


THE MANAGEMENT OF LEARNING: ORGANIZATIONS AS KNOWLEDGE-CREATING ENTERPRISES

Chun Wei Choo

in The Knowing Organization: How Organizations Use Information to Construct Meaning, Create Knowledge, and Make Decisions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176780
eISBN:
9780199789634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176780.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

An organization possesses three kinds of knowledge: tacit or personal knowledge; explicit or codified knowledge, and cultural knowledge in its beliefs and norms. An organization can create new ... More


Cognitive Distance in and Between Communities of Practice and Firms: Where Do Exploitation and Exploration Take Place, and How Are They Connected?

Bart Nooteboom

in Community, Economic Creativity, and Organization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545490
eISBN:
9780191720093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545490.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

This chapter addresses the question of how communities of different types, such as communities of practice and epistemic communities, relate to the task of organizations to combine exploitation and ... More


Transferring Implicit and Tacit Knowledge

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/9780195170979.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter recognizes that successful retention of essential implicit knowledge and tacit knowledge requires more indirect practices that focus on creating a positive context for knowledge ... More


Creating Value with Knowledge: Insights from the IBM Institute for Business Value

Eric Lesser and Lawrence Prusak (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195165128
eISBN:
9780199835751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165128.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The mid-1990s saw the rise of an important movement: a recognition that organizational knowledge, in its various forms and attributes, could be an important source of competitive advantage in the ... More


Keeping Communities of Practice Afloat: Understanding and Fostering Roles in Communities

MICHAEL A. FONTAINE

Laurence Prusak (ed.)

in Creating Value with Knowledge: Insights from the IBM Institute for Business Value

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195165128
eISBN:
9780199835751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165128.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter illustrates the importance of formal and informal roles within a community of practice. These roles, which range from planning community events to maintaining a community website, can ... More


The Grammar and the Rise of Prescriptivism

Ingrid Tieken‐Boon van Ostade

in The Bishop's Grammar: Robert Lowth and the Rise of Prescriptivism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199579273
eISBN:
9780191595219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579273.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, English Language

As a normative grammar, and with its critical footnotes, Lowth's grammar heralds the next stage in the English standardisation process. It anticipates the rise of the usage guide in the next decades ... More


‘Posted Within Shot of the Grave’: 1 Seafaring Times

Paul Glennie and Nigel Thrift

in Shaping the Day: A History of Timekeeping in England and Wales 1300-1800

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199278206
eISBN:
9780191699979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278206.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

Although there are particular circumstances that could make new or modified temporal practices come about from specific communities of practice, none of these communities have full access to ... More


Introduction: The Measured Heart

Paul Glennie and Nigel Thrift

in Shaping the Day: A History of Timekeeping in England and Wales 1300-1800

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199278206
eISBN:
9780191699979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278206.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

As told by Vicenzio Viviani — Galileo Galilei's first biographer and former student — Galileo took an interest in the movement of pendulums some time before 1600 because of the swinging of the oil ... More


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