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Strategy, Economic Organization, and the Knowledge Economy: The Coordination of Firms and Resources

Nicolai J. Foss

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199240647
eISBN:
9780191602177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240647.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This book examines the impact of the knowledge economy on the knowledge production of management studies. It highlights the important parts of theorizing that have emerged within the strategy and ... More


The Emergence of Entrepreneurship Policy

David B. Audretsch, Max C. Keilbach, and Erik E. Lehmann

in Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195183511
eISBN:
9780199783663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183511.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explains how and why public policy has turned to entrepreneurship as a mechanism for generating economic growth and employment. It reviews the public policy approach consistent with the ... More


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


Economic Organization in the Knowledge Economy

Nicolai J. Foss

in Strategy, Economic Organization, and the Knowledge Economy: The Coordination of Firms and Resources

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199240647
eISBN:
9780191602177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240647.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter examines economic organization in the context of the emerging knowledge economy. It argues that what matters to economic organization is the growing importance of inalienable assets. It ... More


Creating the AHRC: An Arts and Humanities Research Council for the United Kingdom in the Twenty-first Century

James Herbert

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264294
eISBN:
9780191734335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264294.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This is an account of the establishment of the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) from among the Research Councils of the United Kingdom in 2005. It focuses on the campaign carried forward ... More


The Knowledge Economy and Intellectual Capital Management

David J. Teece

in Managing Intellectual Capital: Organizational, Strategic, and Policy Dimensions

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295426
eISBN:
9780191596964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295421.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The core of management in the knowledge economy is the development and deployment and utilization of intangible assets, the most significant being (tacit) knowledge, competence, and intellectual ... More


Strategy and Economic Organization in the Knowledge Economy

Nicolai J. Foss

in Strategy, Economic Organization, and the Knowledge Economy: The Coordination of Firms and Resources

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199240647
eISBN:
9780191602177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240647.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

The emergence of the knowledge economy has led to a proliferation of theorizing on the nature of firm strategy and organization in such an economy. However, much of this originated very recently, ... More


Globalization, Regionalization, and the Knowledge‐Based Economy in Hong Kong

Michael J. Enright

in Regions, Globalization, and the Knowledge-Based Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250011
eISBN:
9780191596216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250014.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The Hong Kong economy has been influenced by globalization, regionalization, and the emergence of the knowledge‐based economy perhaps more than any other. Hong Kong is unique in terms of its ... More


The False Promise

Phillip Brown, Hugh Lauder, and David Ashton

in The Global Auction: The Broken Promises of Education, Jobs, and Incomes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199731688
eISBN:
9780199944125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731688.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter shows how the neoliberal opportunity bargain of individual freedom and national prosperity was supposed to unfold. It first examines the transition from muscle power to brain power, ... More


Entrepreneurial Society

David B. Audretsch

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195183504
eISBN:
9780199783885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183504.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

While the previous generation had an average of four employers over the course of their lifetimes, the current generation will hold an average of four different jobs by the time they reach 30. One of ... More


Cognitive Leadership and Coordination in the Knowledge Economy

Nicolai J. Foss

in Strategy, Economic Organization, and the Knowledge Economy: The Coordination of Firms and Resources

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199240647
eISBN:
9780191602177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240647.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter argues that coordination games provide important lessons for studying organizational phenomena and help illuminate aspects of strategy in a networked knowledge economy. It presents a ... More


Regions, Globalization, and the Knowledge-Based Economy

John H. Dunning (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250011
eISBN:
9780191596216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250014.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The underlying theme of this book is the impact of the increasing globalization of economic activity, and the advent of the knowledge‐based economy, on the spatial distribution of economic activity, ... More


Knowledge, Globalization, and Regions: An Economist's Perspective

David B. Audretsch

in Regions, Globalization, and the Knowledge-Based Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250011
eISBN:
9780191596216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250014.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The issues involving the links between the geography of economic activity and the emergence of the knowledge‐based economy addressed in the first chapter are examined in more detail in seven main ... More


What Knowledge Economy?

Phillip Brown, Anthony Hesketh, and Sara Williams

in The Mismanagement of Talent: Employability and Jobs in the Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269532
eISBN:
9780191699412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269532.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

Although it is a given that all of the services in the world's largest knowledge-based economy (KBE) need managers and leaders, there is still a need for janitors, fast food service crews, and other ... More


Innovation Policy in the Knowledge‐based Economy—Can Theory Guide Policy Making?

Jens Nyholm, Lars Normann, Claus Frelle‐Petersen, Mark Riis, and Peter Torstensen

in The Globalizing Learning Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199258178
eISBN:
9780191595868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258171.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses features of the evolving knowledge‐based economy as perceived from a European policy maker's perspective, and confronts these features with two different economic research ... More


Firms, Regions, and Strategy in a Diverging World: The Australian Case

Peter Sheehan and Bhajan Grewal

in Regions, Globalization, and the Knowledge-Based Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250011
eISBN:
9780191596216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250014.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Many countries distant from the mainstream of knowledge‐based wealth creation have a number of related concerns: whether it can be ensured that, as nations, they will participate fully in emerging ... More


Regions, Globalization, and the Knowledge Economy: The Issues Stated

John H. Dunning

in Regions, Globalization, and the Knowledge-Based Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250011
eISBN:
9780191596216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250014.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Offers an analytical framework for evaluating the implications of recent economic events on the spatial distribution of economic activities, and of the role played by multinational enterprises (MNEs) ... More


Globalization and Knowledge Flows: An Industrial Geographer's Perspective

Michael Storper

in Regions, Globalization, and the Knowledge-Based Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250011
eISBN:
9780191596216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250014.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The first part of this chapter argues that the geographical origin, destinations, and mastery of economically useful knowledge have more profound impacts on the changing shape of development than do ... More


The Transition to Knowledge Capitalism

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/9780198296225.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Strategy

This chapter looks into how the rise of knowledge capital affects globalized competition, the changes in employment arrangements, the restructuring of firms and its ownership, and the falling demand ... More


Multinational Enterprises and the Knowledge Economy: Leveraging Global Practices

Örjan Sölvell and Julian Birkinshaw

in Regions, Globalization, and the Knowledge-Based Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250011
eISBN:
9780191596216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250014.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

After an introduction, this chapter has five main sections. Sections (2) and (3) provide a brief review of the existing literature on the knowledge‐based economy, and on the forces for globalization ... More


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