Handbook on the Knowledge Economy

Handbook on the Knowledge Economy


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781847208477
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 04/28/2008
Series: Elgar Original Reference Series
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Edited by David Rooney, Associate Professor, Macquarie University, Australia, Greg Hearn, Centre for Creative Industries and Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Australia and Abraham Ninan, Manager (Procurement Research), Procurement Development and Research Branch, Program Procurement Division, Department of Main Roads, Australia

Table of Contents

1. Knowledge: Concepts, Policy, Implementation
David Rooney, Greg Hearn and Abraham Ninan
Part I: Concepts
2. The Material, Mental, Historical and Social Character of Knowledge
David Rooney and Ursula Schneider
3. Wisdom, Ethics and the Postmodern Organization
Bernard McKenna
4. Risk and Knowledge
Joost van Loon
5. Social Epistemology: Preserving the Integrity of Knowledge About Knowledge
Steve Fuller
6. Knowledge and Social Capital
Hitendra Pillay
Part II: Policy
7. Knowledge and Cultural Capital
Stuart Cunningham
8. The Organization of Creativity in Knowledge Economics: Exploring Strategic Issues
Paul Jeffcutt
9. Analysing Policy Values in a Knowledge Economy
Phil Graham
10. Knowledge Issues and Policy in the Operation of Industrial Clusters
Abraham Ninan
11. Intellectual Property Rights in the Knowledge Economy
Peter Drahos
Part III: Implementation
12. Information Sharing
Donald M. Lamberton
13. Collaboration and the Network Form of Organization in the New Knowledge-Based Economy
Thomas Mandeville
14. Exploring the Information Space: A Strategic Perspective on Information Systems
Max Boisot
15. ‘Tacit Knowledge’ Versus ‘Explicit Knowledge’ Approaches to Knowledge Management Practice
Ron Sanchez
16. Knowledge and Social Identity
Thomas Keenan
17. Managing Creativity in the Knowledge Economy
Mark Banks
18. Inexperience and Inefficiency in Information Transactions: Making the Most of Management Consultants
Stuart Macdonald
19. The Knowledge Worker: A Metaphor in Search of a Meaning?
Richard Joseph
20. How to be Productive in the Knowledge Economy: The Case of ICTs
Greg Hearn and Thomas Mandeville
21. Digital Rights Management (DRM): Managing Digital Rights for Open Access
Brian Fitzgerald and Jason Reid

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