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Handbook of Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-97264-9
720 pages
August 2011
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The fully revised and updated version of this successful Handbook is welcomed by management scholars world-wide. By bringing together the latest approaches from the leading experts in organizational learning & knowledge management the volume provides a unique and valuable overview of current thinking about how organizations accumulate 'knowledge' and learn from experience.

Key areas of update in the new edition are:

  • Resource based view of the firm
  • Capability management
  • Global management
  • Organizational culture
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Strategic management
  • Leadership
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Table of Contents

1 The Evolving Field of Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management 1
MARK EASTERBY-SMITH AND MARJORIE A. LYLES

PART I DISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES.

2 Organizational Learning Viewed from a Social Learning Perspective 23
ULRIK BRANDI AND BENTE ELKJAER

3 Organizational Learning: The Sociology of Practice 43
SILVIA GHERARDI

4 Psychological Perspectives in Organizational Learning: A Four-Quadrant Approach 67
HELEN SHIPTON AND ROBERT DEFILLIPPI

5 Information Technology and the Possibilities for Knowledge Sharing 83
NIALL HAYES

6 Knowledge Management: Process, Practice and Web 2.0 105
MARYAM ALAVI AND JAMES S. DENFORD

7 Knowledge Creation in Firms: An Organizational Economics Perspective 125
NICOLAI J. FOSS AND VOLKER MAHNKE

8 A Framework for Integrating Organizational Learning, Knowledge, Capabilities, and Absorptive Capacity 153
DUSYA VERA, MARY CROSSAN, AND MARINA APAYDIN

PART II ORGANIZATIONAL LEARNING AND LEARNING ORGANIZATIONS.

9 Learning Portfolios: An Alternative to Learning Organizations 183
ANTHONY J. DIBELLA

10 Intersubjectivity and Community-Building: Learning to Learn Organizationally 199
JOSH PLASKOFF

11 Fads, Fashions, and the Fluidity of Knowledge: Peter Senge's 'The Learning Organization' 225
MIKELLE A. CALHOUN, WILLIAM H. STARBUCK, AND ERIC ABRAHAMSON

12 The Contribution of Teams to Organizational Learning 249
KATHRYN S. ROLOFF, ANITA W. WOOLLEY, AND AMY C. EDMONDSON

13 Absorptive Capacity: Taking Stock of its Progress and Prospects 273
RAYMOND VAN WIJK, FRANS A.J. VAN DEN BOSCH, AND HENK W. VOLBERDA

14 Social Identity and Organizational Learning 305
JOHN CHILD AND SUZANA RODRIGUES

15 Organizations, Learning, and Emotion 331
RUSS VINCE AND YIANNIS GABRIEL

16 Subtle Learning and Organizational Identity as Enablers of Strategic Change 349
KEVIN G. CORLEY, DENNIS A. GIOIA, AND RAJIV NAG

PART III KNOWLEDGE AND ITS MANAGEMENT IN ORGANIZATIONS.

17 Dominant Logic, Knowledge Creation, and Managerial Choice 369
RICHARD A. BETTIS, SZE SZE WONG, AND DANIELA BLETTNER

18 Informal Knowledge and Innovation 383
PAUL ALMEIDA, JAN HOHBERGER, AND PEDRO PARADA

19 Knowledge Sharing in Organizations: The Role of Communities 403
GEORG VON KROGH

20 Organizational Forgetting 433
PABLO MARTIN DE HOLAN AND NELSON PHILLIPS

21 How Should We Understand Tacit Knowledge? A Phenomenological View 453
HARIDIMOS TSOUKAS

22 Organizing Knowledge in Social, Alliance, and Organizational Networks 477
RAYMOND VAN WIJK, FRANS A.J. VAN DEN BOSCH, AND HENK W. VOLBERDA

23 Knowledge Assets, Capabilities and the Theory of the Firm 505
DAVID J. TEECE AND ABDULRAHMAN AL-AALI

24 The Human Side of Dynamic Capabilities: a Holistic Learning Model 535
GIANMARIO VERONA AND MAURIZIO ZOLLO

25 Knowledge Structures and Innovation: Useful Abstractions and Unanswered Questions 551
GAUTAM AHUJA AND ELENA NOVELLI

PART IV LEARNING AND KNOWLEDGE IN INTERNATIONAL CONTEXTS.

26 The Impact of Intercultural Communication on Global Organizational Learning 581
SULLY TAYLOR AND JOYCE S. OSLAND

27 Collaborating, Learning and Leveraging Knowledge Across Borders: A Meta-Theory of Learning 605
JANE E. SALK AND BERNARD L. SIMONIN

28 Organizational Learning in Asia 635
ROBIN SNELL AND JACKY HONG

29 Learning Across Boundaries: The Effect of Geographic Distribution 659
LINDA ARGOTE, CAROLYN DENOMME, AND ERICA FUCHS

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Author Information

Mark Easterby-Smith is Professor of Management Learning at Lancaster University. He was founder of the international journal Management Learning and is internationally renowned for his published work on organizational learning and management research methods. He is a former President of the British Academy of Managment.

Marjorie A. Lyles is Professor of International Strategic Management and the OneAmerica Chaired Professor at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business, USA. She has worked in Europe, China, and the USA, and published seminal articles in the Strategic Management Journal, ASQ, Journal of International Business Studies, Academy of Management Review and Journal, and the Journal of Management Studies on strategy and learning.

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New to This Edition

  • Key areas of update in the new edition are: Resource based view of the firm, Capability management, Global management, Organizational culture, Mergers & acquisitions, Strategic management, Leadership
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Key areas of update for this new edition includes: - Resource based view of the firm - Capability management - Global management - Organizational culture - Mergers & acquisitions - Strategic management - Leadership
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