An analytical theory of knowledge behaviour in networks
To date OR has no means of modelling, and therefore predicting the behaviour of knowledge in a system. Such knowledge bearing systems are ubiquitous, and include social networking structures (of increasing importance in politics and in marketing) and more conventional organisational structures (such as communities of practice). Taking into account the critical nature of knowledge production and dissemination as strategic issues for firms, this is a serious gap in our capability.
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- Alessia Sammarra & Lucio Biggiero, 2008. "Heterogeneity and Specificity of Inter-Firm Knowledge Flows in Innovation Networks," Journal of Management Studies, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 45(4), pages 800-829, 06.
- Stefano Brusoni, 2001. "Managing Knowledge in Loosely Coupled Networks: Exploring the Links between Product and Knowledge Dynamics," Journal of Management Studies, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 38(7), pages 1019-1035, November.
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