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Knowledge Creation Management: Links To Innovation And Social Capital

Matthews, Judy H. (1998) Knowledge Creation Management: Links To Innovation And Social Capital. In Wong, Poh-Kam (Ed.) International Conference on Knowledge Management in Asia, Knowledge Creation Management, 6-7 March 1998, National University of Singapore, Singapore. (Unpublished)

Abstract

The dynamic nature of organizational knowledge creation (Nonaka & Takeuchi, 1995) and the transformation of tacit and explicit knowledge provide useful frameworks for analysis and performance in the knowledge economy. Knowledge creation management in Western companies has largely focussed on the development of explicit knowledge and has overlooked social capital and its influence on knowledge generation and diffusion.

This paper examines knowledge creation in Western and Japanese firms, links knowledge creation to organizational innovation and creativity, and explores knowledge creation management in the Australian context.

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ID Code: 15776
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: knowledge creation, organization innovation, Western firms, Japanese firms
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Business and Management not elsewhere classified (150399)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1998 Judy H. Matthews
Deposited On: 28 Nov 2008
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2011 15:46

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