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How do communication structures shape the process of knowledge transfer? An agent-based model


  • Widad Guechtouli


The process of knowledge diffusion is complex. Knowledge is intangible and therefore is not easy to capitalize within an organization, or share between a set of individuals. The aim of this paper is to study the impact of two different structures

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  • Widad Guechtouli, 2014. "How do communication structures shape the process of knowledge transfer? An agent-based model," Working Papers 2014-177, Department of Research, Ipag Business School.
  • Handle: RePEc:ipg:wpaper:2014-177

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    knowledge; communication structure; communities of practice; agent-based models.;

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