Cultural implications of knowledge sharing, management and transfer : identifying competitive advantage / [edited by]Deogratias Harorimana.

  • Hershey, Pa. : IGI Global (701 E. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 17033, USA) c2010
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electronic texts (xxxii, 429 p. : ill.) : digital files.
  • 9781605667911 (ebook)
  • 1605667900 (hardcover)
  • 9781605667904 (hardcover)
  • 9781616924102 (pbk.)
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 369-416) and index.
  • Other format: Also available in print.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. UK : MyiLibrary, 2009.
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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  • 1. Exploring the knowledge management landscape / Stavros Ponis, George Vagenas, Epaminondas Koronis -- 2. The impact of culture on the application of the SECI model / Markus Haag, Yanqing Duan, Brian Mathews -- 3. Knowledge, culture, and cultural impact on knowledge management / Deogratias Harorimana -- 4. Strategising impression management in corporations / Caroline Kamau -- 5. Potentials for externalizing and measuring of tacit knowledge within knowledge nodes in the context of knowledge networks / Christian-Andreas Schumann, Claudia Tittmann -- 6. Toward a living systems framework for unifying technology and knowledge management, organizational, cultural and economic change / Peter Bond -- 7. Strengthening knowledge transfer between the university and enterprise / Jos�e Pineda, Laura Zapata, Jacobo Ram�irez -- 8. Impact of organizational culture on knowledge management in higher education / Roberto Biloslavo, Mojca Prevodnik -- 9. Best practices of knowledge strategy in hospitals / Cl�audio Gon�calo, Edison Jacques -- 10. Knowledge cultures, competitive advantage and staff turnover in hospitality in Australia's Northern Territory / Kalotina Chalkiti, Dean Carson -- 11. Creating competitive advantage in Scottish family businesses / Claire Seaman, Stuart Graham -- 12. Mentoring and the transfer of organizational memory within the context of an aging workforce / Annette Dunham, Christopher Burt -- 13. Learning before doing / Helen Rothberg, Beate Klingenberg -- 14. The impact of culture on university-industry knowledge interaction in the Chinese MNC context / Jianzhong Hong, Johanna Heikkinen, Mia Salila -- 15. Exploring the links between structural capital, knowledge sharing, innovation capability and business competitiveness / Josune S�aenz, Nekane Aramburu, Olga Rivera -- 16. Overcoming reticence to aid knowledge creation between universities and business / Elly Philpott, John Beaumont-Kerridge.
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  • Abstract: Strategists describe networking and being able to access knowledge as the leading path to gaining a competitive advantage. This book gathers contributions of scholars from multi-disciplinary fields to illustrate, compare, and discuss models, perspectives, and approaches involved in the distribution, administration, and transmission of knowledge across organizations. Containing research from leading international experts, this defining reference collection offers diverse viewpoints and depicts possible trajectories of future development in achieving competitive advantage.

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