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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


Socialization Tactics as a Governance Mechanism in R&D Collaborations

Kenneth Husted and Snejina Michailova

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/9780199235926.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Companies involved in R&D collaboration face a serious challenge: they want to achieve the intended benefits from the collaboration without risking unintended knowledge sharing. This chapter argues ... More


Overcoming Organizational Barriers to Knowledge Retention

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/9780195170979.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter identifies four sources of problems that promote knowledge loss in organizations by creating barriers to knowledge sharing and knowledge management. It suggests change management ... More


Knowledge Governance: Processes and Perspectives

Nicolai J. Foss and Snejina Michailova (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199235926
eISBN:
9780191717093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235926.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Knowledge governance refers to choosing structures and mechanisms that can influence the processes of sharing and creating knowledge. The book argues that knowledge governance is a distinct issue in ... More


How to accelerate learning? Facilitating cross-border knowledge transfer

Markus Venzin

in Building an International Financial Services Firm: How Successful Firms Design and Execute Cross-Border Strategies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199535200
eISBN:
9780191701153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535200.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

This chapter discusses how cross-border synergies can be created in banks and insurance companies by enabling the transfer of knowledge within the network of international units. It highlights the ... More


Knowledge Integration and Innovation: A Survey of the Field

Fredrik Tell

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/9780199693924.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Knowledge Management

This chapter surveys the literature on knowledge integration. Three approaches to knowledge integration are identified: (a) knowledge integration as knowledge sharing or knowledge transfer; (b) ... More


Trust and Knowledge Sharing: A Critical Combination

Daniel Z. Levin, Rob Cross, Lisa C. Abrams, and Eric L. Lesser

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:
10.1093/0195165128.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter focuses on the importance of trust in supporting effective knowledge sharing, highlighting the importance of both competence and benevolence in developing trustworthy relationships with ... More


Knowledge Resource Exchange in Strategic Alliances

Salvatore Parise and John C. Henderson

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:
10.1093/0195165128.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter focuses on the different types of knowledge that are shared within an alliance relationship, and how the knowledge exchanges between different partners can influence the development of a ... More


Making Invisible Work Visible: Using Social Network Analysis to Support Strategic Collaboration

Rob Cross, Stephen P. Borgatti, and Andrew Parker

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:
10.1093/0195165128.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines how social network analysis can be used as a diagnostic technique for better understanding myriad organizational challenges, ranging from improving communication between ... More


International Social Work Research: Issues and Prospects

Tony Tripodi and Miriam Potocky-Tripodi

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195187250
eISBN:
9780199864850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187250.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

With the constant exchange of international information now a permanent condition in the world, social work scholars and students must be sensitive to the need for knowledge sharing between countries ... More


Mind Your Heads

Ilkka Pyysiäinen

in Supernatural Agents: Why We Believe in Souls, Gods, and Buddhas

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195380026
eISBN:
9780199869046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380026.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Supernatural agent representations are mental concepts, whereas texts, uttered words, and so forth are extramental, public representations. They express mental representations. Public representations ... More


Six Myths about Informal Networks— and How to Overcome Them

Rob Cross, Nitin Nohria, and Andrew Parker

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:
10.1093/0195165128.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter dispels six commonly held assumptions about networks in organizations. These myths include: (i) to build better networks, we have to communicate more; (ii) everyone should be connected ... More


Moral conscience

Richard Sorabji

in Gandhi and the Stoics: Modern Experiments on Ancient Values

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199644339
eISBN:
9780191745812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644339.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The Greek expression for conscience meant in the 5th century BCE: sharing with oneself, as if one were split into two, knowledge of a personal defect, not yet always a moral one. The Christian Saint ... More


Knowledge, technology, and demand for online health information

Joan Costa-Font, Caroline Rudisill, and Elias Mossialos

in The Economics of New Health Technologies: Incentives, organization, and financing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199550685
eISBN:
9780191720543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550685.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the process of knowledge sharing and use of information technologies in health care, drawing upon evidence from the use of the Internet for health purposes in the European ... More


Inter-organizational learning in the networks: A disappointing pattern

Ewan Ferlie, Louise FitzGerald, Gerry McGivern, Sue Dopson, and Chris Bennett

in Making Wicked Problems Governable?: The Case of Managed Networks in Health Care

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199603015
eISBN:
9780191752995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603015.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter examines the evidence across the cases on inter-organizational learning, purportedly one of the benefits of the network form. The chapter discusses the diversity of attitudes to learning ... More


Common Ground

Istvan Kecskes

in Intercultural Pragmatics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199892655
eISBN:
9780199345502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892655.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

Common ground refers to the sum of all the information that people assume they share that may include world views, shared values, beliefs, and situational context. According to current research if ... More


The Strategic Management of Knowledge

Martin Ihrig and Ian MacMillan

in Knowledge, Organization, and Management: Building on the Work of Max Boisot

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199669165
eISBN:
9780191749346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669165.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

Max Boisot’s Information-Space (I-Space) framework greatly facilitates understanding of the dynamics of a knowledge-based economy, with implications for competitive or collaborative organizational ... More


Natural Pedagogy

György Gergely and Gergely Csibra

in Navigating the Social World: What Infants, Children, and Other Species Can Teach Us

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199890712
eISBN:
9780199332779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890712.003.0023
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter proposes that the mechanism of natural pedagogy is ostensive communication, which incorporates evolved interpretive biases that allow and foster the transmission of generic and ... More


Postscript: ‘Content Preservation’

Tyler Burge

in Cognition Through Understanding: Self-Knowledge, Interlocution, Reasoning, Reflection: Philosophical Essays, Volume 3

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199672028
eISBN:
9780191751929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672028.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

‘Postscript: Content Preservation’ (2011) serves as postscript not only to ‘Content Preservation’ but to the other essays on interlocution. It centers on three issues. One is the role of knowledge in ... More


The Pillars of MIT: Innovation, Radical Meritocracy, and Open Knowledge

Hal Abelson and Adolfo Plasencia

in Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036016
eISBN:
9780262339308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036016.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In this dialogue, Hal Abelson the acclaimed professor, scientist and distinguished member of MIT CSAIL, and co-chair of the MIT Council on Educational Technology (MITCET), firstly discusses the ... More


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