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Knowledge Management and Organizational Competence

Ron Sanchez


Two themes have become epicentres of new management thinking in the late 1990s: knowledge management and competence-based approaches to strategic management. These two themes share a common interest in identifying important forms of organizational knowledge and in understanding processes through which knowledge can be transformed into organizational capabilities and competences. Drawing on the latest research by a number of noted management scholars, this book presents new insights into various kinds of knowledge that are of value to organizations, organizational interactions that can create s ... More

Keywords: new management thinking, strategic management, organizational knowledge, knowledge management, organizational capabilities, organizational interactions, organizational competence

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Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780199259281
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259281.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ron Sanchez, editor
Professor of Strategy and Technology Management, International Institute for Management Development (IMD), Lausanne
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Part I Managing Knowledge Into Competence

Part II Individual Knowledge and Individual/Group Learning Interactions

3 Managing the Dissemination of Competences

Johan Stein, and Jonas RidderstrÅle

4 Competence-Based Competition: Gaining Knowledge from Client Relationships1

Petteri Sivula, Frans A. J. van den Bosch, and Tom Elfring

Part III Group Knowledge and Group/Organization Learning Interactions

6 Dormant Capabilities, Complex Organizations, and Renewal*

Charles Baden-Fuller, and Henk W. Volberda

Part IV Organizational Knowledge and the Management Function

End Matter