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The Social Approach Of Knowledge Management: The Effect On The Organizational Learning Capacity



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(WP 08/03 Clave pdf) The present study focuses on the issue of establishing behavioral initiatives of knowledge management for facilitating the development of a learning capacity in organizations. The analysis is accomplished through a validated questionnaire that surveyed 111 Spanish companies. The research findings show the positive relations between behavioral elements of knowledge management and learning capacity in organizations. So, these results validate that by creating and nurturing a trusting, creative and innovative climate, an organization can sustain its competitive advantages.

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  • Elena Revilla, 2003. "The Social Approach Of Knowledge Management: The Effect On The Organizational Learning Capacity," Working Papers Economia wp03-08, Instituto de Empresa, Area of Economic Environment.
  • Handle: RePEc:emp:wpaper:wp03-08

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    1. Nonaka, Ikujiro & Reinmoeller, Patrick & Senoo, Dai, 1998. "The 'ART' of knowledge:: Systems to capitalize on market knowledge," European Management Journal, Elsevier, vol. 16(6), pages 673-684, December.
    2. Nick Bontis, 2002. "Managing An Organizational Learning System By Aligning Stocks and Flows," Journal of Management Studies, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 39(4), pages 437-469, June.
    3. Ingemar Dierickx & Karel Cool, 1989. "Asset Stock Accumulation and Sustainability of Competitive Advantage," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 35(12), pages 1504-1511, December.
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