The Blackwell Handbook of Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management / Edition 1by Mark Easterby-Smith, Marjorie A. Lyles
This is the state-of-the-art, international handbook for a field of inquiry that is still emergent and yet occupies a central position in contemporary management and organization theory. Marjorie Lyles at the University of Indiana and Mark Easterby-Smith at Lancaster University, UK, draw together analyses and critical commentary from the leading experts on… See more details below
This is the state-of-the-art, international handbook for a field of inquiry that is still emergent and yet occupies a central position in contemporary management and organization theory. Marjorie Lyles at the University of Indiana and Mark Easterby-Smith at Lancaster University, UK, draw together analyses and critical commentary from the leading experts on organizational learning and knowledge management around the world. Links are made to existing bodies of theory in the root disciplines of economics, psychology and social theory, while the challenging implications for research and future paths of inquiry are outlined and discussed.
- The definitive up-to-date guide to the field.
- Original contributions by the leading scholars of Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management world-wide.
- Editors internationally recognised authorities.
- Handbook shows links between 'knowledge' and 'learning' literatures.
- Indicates paths for future research and inquiry.
- 'Must Have' reference source for all scholars in this field.
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Table of Contents
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|1||Introduction: Watersheds of Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management||1|
|2||Psychological Perspectives Underlying Theories of Organizational Learning||19|
|3||Social Learning Theory: Learning as Participation in Social Processes||38|
|4||Knowledge Sharing and ICTs: A Relational Perspective||54|
|5||Knowledge Management: What Can Organizational Economics Contribute?||78|
|6||Knowledge Management: The Information Technology Dimension||104|
|7||Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management: Toward an Integrative Framework||122|
|8||Organizations as Learning Portfolios||145|
|9||Intersubjectivity and Community Building: Learning to Learn Organizationally||161|
|10||Understanding Outcomes of Organizational Learning Interventions||185|
|11||The Impact of Intercultural Communication on Global Organizational Learning||212|
|12||Knowledge Seeking FDI and Learning across Borders||233|
|13||Beyond Alliances: Towards a Meta-Theory of Collaborative Learning||253|
|14||Absorptive Capacity: Antecedents, Models, and Outcomes||278|
|15||Knowledge Management and Competitive Advantage||305|
|16||Narrative Knowledge in Action: Adaptive Abduction as a Mechanism for Knowledge Creation and Exchange in Organizations||324|
|17||Dominant Logic, Knowledge Creation, and Managerial Choice||343|
|18||Innovation and Knowledge Management: Scanning, Sourcing, and Integration||356|
|19||Knowledge Sharing and the Communal Resource||372|
|21||Do We Really Understand Tacit Knowledge?||410|
|22||Knowledge and Networks||428|
|23||The Political Economy of Knowledge Markets in Organizations||454|
|24||Barriers to Creating Knowledge||473|
|25||Discourses of Knowledge Management and the Learning Organization: Their Production and Consumption||495|
|26||Stickiness: Conceptualizing, Measuring, and Predicting Difficulties in the Transfer of Knowledge within Organizations||513|
|27||Social Identity and Organizational Learning||535|
|28||Emotionalizing Organizational Learning||557|
|29||Learning from Organizational Experience||575|
|30||Deliberate Learning and the Evolution of Dynamic Capabilities||601|
|31||Semantic Learning as Change Enabler: Relating Organizational Identity and Organizational Learning||623|
|32||Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management: Agendas for Future Research||639|
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