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

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

by Alan Burton-Jones
     
 

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

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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:
9780198296225
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
10/28/1999
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.40(h) x 0.80(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

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