Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 44 items

  • Keywords: knowledge transfer x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

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


Improving the Transfer of Explicit 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/9780195170979.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter begins with a detailed explanation of the confusion surrounding different knowledge types. It includes a practical description using one form of knowledge classification, which includes ... 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


Innovation and the Transfer of Organizational Learning

Tony Edwards, David G. Collings, Javier Quintanilla, and Anne Tempel

in American Multinationals in Europe: Managing Employment Relations Across National Borders

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274635
eISBN:
9780191706530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274635.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

It is commonly argued that a key factor shaping the competitive position of multinationals is their capability to identify innovations made within the firm, and subsequently transfer these across ... More


A Strategic Framework for Action

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/9780195170979.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter describes three different types of situations in organizations where knowledge retention strategies are needed. It then provides an overview of an integrated knowledge retention ... More


The Worldwide Diffusion of Codes of Good Governance

Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra and Ruth V. Aguilera

in Corporate Governance and Firm Organization: Microfoundations and Structural Forms

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269761
eISBN:
9780191710087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269761.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter goes beyond the convergence/divergence dilemma by analysing change in CG practice in terms of the adoption of some codes of good governance rather than as the adoption of one particular ... More


Repositories of Knowledge in Franchise Organizations: Individual, Structural, and Technological

Linda Argote and Eric Darr

in The Nature and Dynamics of Organizational Capabilities

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248544
eISBN:
9780191596155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248540.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Where is knowledge embedded in organizations? The chapter describes results on the persistence and transfer of knowledge in fast food franchises, and presents the results on the productivity of the ... More


Managing multinationals

Geoffrey Jones

in Multinationals and Global Capitalism: From the Nineteenth to the Twenty First Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199272099
eISBN:
9780191602184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199272093.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The organisational history of multinationals involved a constant search for the most effective means to control and benefit from cross-border operations. Variants of the multinational, international, ... 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


Using Mentoring and Storytelling to Transfer Knowledge in the Workplace

Walter Swap, Dorothy Leonard, Mini Shields, and Lisa C. Abrams

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:
10.1093/0195165128.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the use of mentoring and storytelling in the context of venture capitalists sharing important learning with newly minted entrepreneurs. It argues that managerial influence over ... More


Adapting Innovations Across Borders to Close Equity Gaps in Education

Fernando Reimers, North Cooc, and Jodut Hashmi

in Lessons in Educational Equality: Successful Approaches to Intractable Problems Around the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755011
eISBN:
9780199918867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755011.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines what knowledge is necessary to promote equity in education. It argues that effective innovation to educate all children requires innovation supported by contextualized transfer ... More


Making Your Own Order: Order Effects in System- and User-Controlled Settings for Learning and Problem Solving

Katharina Scheiter and Peter Gerjets

in In Order to Learn: How the sequence of topics influences learning

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195178845
eISBN:
9780199893751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178845.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter addresses the question of how tasks should be ordered to foster learning and the transfer of knowledge. It first reviews the existing findings on simple-to-complex sequencing and ... More


The International Mobility of Talent: Types, Causes, and Development Impact

Andrés Solimano (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199532605
eISBN:
9780191714627
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532605.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Entrepreneurs, technical experts, professionals, international students, writers, and artists are among the most highly mobile people in the global economy today. These talented elite often originate ... More


Transfer of implicit knowledge across domains: How implicit and how abstract?

Zoltán Dienes and Gerry Altmann

in How Implicit Is Implicit Learning?

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523512
eISBN:
9780191688928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523512.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter investigates the transfer of knowledge in artificial grammar learning. It explores the issue of how inflexible knowledge acquired from artificial grammar learning is, in three ways: ... More


Products, Technologies, and Organization in the Social Learning Cycle

Max H. Boisot

in Knowledge Assets: Securing Competitive Advantage in the Information Economy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296072
eISBN:
9780191685194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296072.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Organization Studies

The main message of this chapter is that as a firm becomes more information-intensive, the boundaries drawn between its products, technologies, and organization are often hard to establish. A firm's ... More


Getting knowledge on ‘wicked problems’ in health promotion into action

David Hunter

in Health Promotion and the Policy Process

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199658039
eISBN:
9780191765780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658039.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes a collaborative research initiative bringing together academics and practitioners interested in how those engaged in policy and practice use, misuse or fail to use, knowledge ... More


Communities of Practice and Organizational Performance

Eric L. Lesser and John Storck

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:
10.1093/0195165128.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter explains how communities of practice play a critical role in the development of social capital, providing employees with the opportunity to expand their connections, develop ... More


Characteristics of Biotechnology Mergers and Acquisitions

Lars Schweizer

in The Handbook of Mergers and Acquisitions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199601462
eISBN:
9780191743320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601462.003.0026
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

This chapter deals with the characteristics of biotechnology mergers and acquisitions (M&As). Analysis of the development of the biotechnology industry from scientific and organizational perspectives ... More


Knowledge Articulation

David Obstfeld

in Getting New Things Done: Networks, Brokerage, and the Assembly of Innovative Action

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780804760508
eISBN:
9781503603097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760508.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter examines the essential role of knowledge articulation in enabling brokers to mobilize and coordinate others’ actions to get new things done. First, the chapter examine the tacit/explicit ... More


Appropriability and the Challenge of Scope: Banc One Routinizes Replication

Gabriel Szulanski

in The Nature and Dynamics of Organizational Capabilities

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248544
eISBN:
9780191596155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248540.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The chapter is concerned with the mechanisms through which routines are made common across a group of related organizations, in this case the member banks of a bank group. The group of banks ... More


View: