In this book, the editors and a team of distinguished international contributors analyse the nature of organizational capabilities, studying how organizations do things, use their knowledge base, and diffuse that knowledge in competitive environment. Offering both theoretical analysis and detailed evidence from a variety of individual firms and sectors, this book presents insights into the relationship between organizational structures and organizational capabilities, the patterns of accumulation of technical knowledge, and the management of competence‐building in changing markets.
Keywords: competence‐building, competences, economic theory, firm theory, management, organizational capabilities, organizational knowledge, organizational structure, organizations, technical knowledge
|Print publication date: 2001||Print ISBN-13: 9780199248544|
|Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003||DOI:10.1093/0199248540.001.0001|