Knowledge Capitalism: Business, Work, and Learning in the New Economy / Edition 1

Knowledge Capitalism: Business, Work, and Learning in the New Economy / Edition 1

by Alan Burton-Jones
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199242542

ISBN-13: 9780199242542

Pub. Date: 11/28/2001

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book probes the surface of contemporary economic and social change and reveals how the shift to a knowledge-based economy is redefining firms, empowering individuals, and reshaping the links between learning and work. Using economic, management and knowledge-based theories, it describes the emergence of a new breed of capitalist, one dependent on knowledge

Overview

This book probes the surface of contemporary economic and social change and reveals how the shift to a knowledge-based economy is redefining firms, empowering individuals, and reshaping the links between learning and work. Using economic, management and knowledge-based theories, it describes the emergence of a new breed of capitalist, one dependent on knowledge rather than physical resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199242542
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Part 1: The Knowledge Revolution
1. The Rise of Knowledge Capital
2. Knowledge, the Firm, and the Market
3. Beyond Employment: Towards a Model of Knowledge Supply
Part 2: Navigating Knowledge Markets
4. From Jobs to Careers
5. Mediators of Knowledge Supply
6. Dependent Entrepreneurs
7. Independent Entrepreneurs and Business Networks
Part 3: The Knowledge-Based Firm
8. Redefining the Firm
9. The Rewards for Knowledge
Part 4: The Knowledge Escalator
10. The Learning Imperative
11. The Transition to Knowledge Capitalism index

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >