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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


Superordinate Identity and Knowledge Creation and Transfer in Organizations

Linda Argote and Aimée A. Kane

in Knowledge Governance: Processes and Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199235926
eISBN:
9780191717093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235926.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter discusses how a shared superordinate identity increases knowledge creation and transfer in firms. It presents evidence, from both the field and laboratory, that sharing a superordinate ... More


THE KNOWING ORGANIZATION

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/9780195176780.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter introduces an information-based view of organizations — a model of how people and groups in organizations work with information to accomplish three outcomes: (1) create an identity and a ... More


KNOWING AND LEARNING IN ORGANIZATIONS

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/9780195176780.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The WHO Smallpox Eradication Program (1967-77) showed how cycles of sensemaking, knowledge creation, and decision making supported by a matrix of information management practices enabled the ... More


Knowledge Governance for Open Innovation: Evidence from an EU R&D Collaboration

Harry Scarbrough and Kenneth Amaeshi

in Knowledge Governance: Processes and Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199235926
eISBN:
9780191717093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235926.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter highlights a particularly challenging arena for knowledge governance, by focussing on the issues associated with large-scale R&D programmes of ‘open innovation’. The chapter develops a ... More


The Politics of Institutional Renovation and Economic Upgrading: Lessons from the Argentinian Wine Industry

Gerald A. McDermott

in Can Latin American Firms Compete?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233755
eISBN:
9780191715549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233755.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Through a comparative, longitudinal analysis of the wine industry in two Argentine provinces, this chapter examines how different political approaches to reform shapes the ability of societies to ... More


Enabler 3: Mobilize Knowledge Activists

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/9780195126167.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

At certain times, members of an organization may feel discouraged from pursuing their ideas since they may have heard that an idea similar to theirs has failed in an earlier endeavor, and may think ... More


A Theory of the Firm's Knowledge‐Creation Dynamics

Ikujiro Nonaka and Hirotaka Takeuchi

in The Dynamic Firm: The Role of Technology, Strategy, Organization, and Regions

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296041
eISBN:
9780191596070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296045.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The thesis that the apparent success of Japanese firms rests on their ability for creation of organizational knowledge is explored. The Japanese experience is taken as a launching pad for a proposed ... More


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

Georg von Krogh, Kazuo Ichijo, and Ikujiro Nonaka

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195126167
eISBN:
9780199848720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195126167.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This book shows how firms can generate and nurture ideas. Weaving together lessons from such international leaders as Siemens, Unilever, Skandia, and Sony, along with their own first-hand consulting ... More


Strategy and Knowledge Creation: Ensuring Survival in the Present and Advancement in the Future

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/9780195126167.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Because of the way managers acknowledge the significance of knowledge and the entire knowledge-management movement to their organizations, these should play no small part in the formulation of the ... More


From Managing to Enabling Knowledge

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/9780195126167.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Since the early 1990s, business researchers, consultants, and other experts have asserted that companies all over the world should be considering knowledge creation for the following reasons: 1) to ... More


Creation of Managerial Capabilities through Managerial Knowledge Integration: A Competence-Based Perspective

Frans A. J. van den Bosch and Raymond van Wijk

in Knowledge Management and Organizational Competence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259281
eISBN:
9780191714306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259281.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

The competence perspective has emphasized the importance of organizational resources and capabilities, particularly organizational knowledge. In investigating the management of organizational ... More


The Limits of Knowledge Management: Why So Many Barriers Still Exist

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/9780195126167.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Although some companies would indeed assert that knowledge creation is an essential in their processes, especially companies focused on innovation and high-technology firms, experiencing conflicts ... More


Care in the Organization: Why an Enabling Context Matters

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/9780195126167.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

In order to facilitate the sharing of personal knowledge among individuals within the company, certain issues regarding organizational relationships have to be addressed. Constructive relations would ... More


Competence-Based Competition: Gaining Knowledge from Client Relationships 1

Petteri Sivula, Frans A. J. van den Bosch, and Tom Elfring

in Knowledge Management and Organizational Competence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259281
eISBN:
9780191714306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259281.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

Knowledge creation and organizational learning have become central concerns in strategic management. This chapter analyzes customer relationships as a source of new organizational knowledge. ... More


Enabler 2: Manage Conversations

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/9780195126167.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Because conversation happens to be the most common and natural of human activities, companies usually undervalue the fact that good conversation channels within the company may aid in an ... More


Socio-Cognitive Spaces of Innovation and Meaning Creation

Ilkka Tuomi

in Networks of Innovation: Change and Meaning in the Age of the Internet

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269051
eISBN:
9780191699337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269051.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Innovation

This chapter returns to the topic of communities. It discusses several alternative theoretical traditions that have described the social basis of meaning, knowing, and knowledge creation. It starts ... 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


Handling Knowledge Management

Simon Lilley, Geoffrey Lightfoot, and Paulo Amaral M. N.

in Representing Organization: Knowledge, Management, and the Information Age

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775416
eISBN:
9780191695360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775416.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Organization Studies

This chapter considers how our understandings of the knowledge concept can influence the way we can handle or manage it, or at least the ways in which we think we can handle or manage it, through the ... More


Knowledge Integration and Creation in Projects: Towards a Progressive Epistemology

Lars Lindkvist, Marie Bengtsson, and Linnea Wahlstedt

in Knowledge Integration and Innovation: Critical Challenges Facing International Technology-Based Firms

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693924
eISBN:
9780191730580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693924.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Knowledge Management

Product development projects typically comprise collaboration among participants who are strongly specialized or experienced in certain areas. Reaping the benefits of such a differentiated competence ... More


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