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Organizational Knowledge in the Making: How Firms Create, Use, and Institutionalize Knowledge

Gerardo Patriotta

Abstract

Knowledge is a very seductive, but elusive concept. Following the wider debate about the emergence of the information age and the knowledge society, recent years have seen an explosion of writings about organizational knowledge from different disciplinary and theoretical perspectives. Yet, theoretical development has not always been accompanied by sound empirical research. Methodologies for studying knowledge as an empirical phenomenon are still lagging behind. This book aims to fill the gap between theory, method, and practice by developing a phenomenological approach to the study of knowing ... More

Keywords: information age, knowledge society, strategy, organization, car manufacturing, Fiat Auto

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780199275243
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275243.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gerardo Patriotta, author
Senior Lecturer in Organizational Behaviour, Nottingham University Business School
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