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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


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


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


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

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


Community of inquiry: Trans-actional inquiry and common concern

Philippe Lorino

in Pragmatism and Organization Studies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198753216
eISBN:
9780191814860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753216.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Pragmatist inquiry involves a group of inquirers who face a break in their experience and pursue existential motives. They must continuously build reciprocal intelligibility. The felicitous outcome ... More


Learning from the Connected Customer: Enhancing Customer Web Sites with Community

Eric L. Lesser and Michael A. Fontaine

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:
10.1093/0195165128.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter extends the notion of community to include customers. It focuses on how organizations are bringing together informal groups of customers via the Internet to exchange knowledge, build ... More


Communities and Trust

Eser Kandogan, Paul P. Maglio, Eben M. Haber, and John Bailey

in Taming Information Technology: Lessons from Studies of System Administrators

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195374124
eISBN:
9780199979134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374124.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

This chapter describes the importance of broader communities in IT management, such as informal groups of people who share a profession or specialty and engage in collective learning in their ... More


Developing a Learning Culture through Gaming

Sinem Siyahhan and Elisabeth Gee

in Families at Play: Connecting and Learning through Video Games

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037464
eISBN:
9780262344579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037464.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In this chapter, we expand upon Seymour Papert’s notion of “learning culture”. Specifically, we describe how the traditional expert-novice relationship between parents and children has changed over ... More


Communities of Style: Portable Luxury Arts, Identity, and Collective Memory in the Iron Age Levant

Marian H. Feldman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226105611
eISBN:
9780226164427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226164427.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This book explores how communities formed around artworks in the Iron Age Levant (c. 1200-600 BCE). It argues that portable luxury arts forged collective memories and community identities through the ... More


“Join Our Community of Translators”: Language Ideologies and/in Facebook

Aoife Lenihan

in Digital Discourse: Language in the New Media

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795437
eISBN:
9780199919321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795437.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter considers the language ideologies present in—and expressed through—the metalinguistic discourse of Facebook's “translations” application and in the metalinguistic commentary of Facebook ... More


Introduction

Charles Husband

in Research and policy in ethnic relations: Compromised dynamics in a neoliberal era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447314899
eISBN:
9781447314929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314899.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter provides a conceptual framework for the following contributions to this edited book; and outlines the linkages between them. It introduces the role of neoliberal ideology and practice in ... More


Continental Drifters

Richard Ivan Jobs

in Backpack Ambassadors: How Youth Travel Integrated Europe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226438979
eISBN:
9780226439020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226439020.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at the independent young travelers who had emerged seeking fun, adventure, and rewarding experiences outside institutional structures in ways that often proved problematic to the ... More


Arrival in the Wide Land

Martin D. Gallivan and Victor D. Thompson

in The Powhatan Landscape: An Archaeological History of the Algonquian Chesapeake

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062860
eISBN:
9780813051819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062860.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 4 discusses how the Virginia Algonquian landscape first coalesced as a result of population movements and social interactions involving different communities of hunter gatherers during the ... More


Multimodal Creativity and Identities of Expertise in the Digital Ecology of a World of Warcraft Guild

Lisa Newon

in Digital Discourse: Language in the New Media

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795437
eISBN:
9780199919321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795437.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter considers how speakers and hearers in an online MMORPG community adapt to their semiotically restricted ecology for performing “identities of expertise.” Building on Eckert and ... More


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