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Knowledge and Cultural Capital

Cunningham, Stuart D. (2005) Knowledge and Cultural Capital. In Rooney, David, Hearn, Greg, & Ninan, Abraham (Eds.) Handbook on the Knowledge Economy. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, pp. 93-101.

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About this book: This fascinating Handbook defines how knowledge contributes to social and economic life, and vice versa. It considers the five areas critical to acquiring a comprehensive understanding of the knowledge economy: the nature of the knowledge economy; social, cooperative, cultural, creative, ethical and intellectual capital; knowledge and innovation systems; policy analysis for knowledge-based economies; and knowledge management.

In presenting the outcomes of an important body of research, the Handbook enables knowledge policy and management practitioners to be more systematically guided in their thinking and actions. The contributors cover a wide disciplinary spectrum in an accessible way, presenting concise, to-the-point discussions of critical concepts and practices that will enable practitioners to make effective research, managerial and policy decisions. They also highlight important new areas of concern to knowledge economies such as wisdom, ethics, language and creative economies that are largely overlooked.

Contents : 1. Knowledge: Concepts, Policy, Implementation David Rooney, Greg Hearn and Abraham Ninan 2. A Model of the Tacit, Explicit and Social Character of Knowledge David Rooney and Ursula Schneider 3. Wisdom, Ethics and the Postmodern Organisation Bernard McKenna 4. Risk and Knowledge Joost van Loon 5. Social Epistemology: Preserving the Integrity of Knowledge About Knowledge Steve Fuller 6. Knowledge and Social Capital Hitendra Pillay 7. Knowledge and Cultural Capital Stuart Cunningham 8. The Organisation of Creativity in Knowledge Economics: Exploring Strategic Issues Paul Jeffcutt 9. Language and Analysing the Analysts Values Phil Graham 10. Clusters, Knowledge, Innovation and Policy in the Knowledge Economy Abraham Ninan 11. Intellectual Property Rights in the Knowledge Economy Peter Drahos 12. Information Sharing Don Lamberton 13. Collaboration and the Network Form of Organisation in the New Knowledge Based Economy Thomas Mandeville 14. Exploring the Information Space: A Strategic Perspective on Information Systems Max Boisot 15. ‘Tacit Knowledge’ Versus ‘Explicit Knowledge’ Approaches to Knowledge Management Practice Ron Sanchez 16. Knowledge and Social Identity Thomas Keenan 17. Managing Creativity in the Knowledge Economy Mark Banks 18. Inexperience and Inefficiency in Information Transactions: Making the Most of Management Consultants Stuart Macdonald 19. The Knowledge Worker: A Metaphor in Search of a Meaning? Richard Joseph 20. How to be Productive in the Knowledge Economy: The Case of ICTs Greg Hearn and Thomas Mandeville 21. Digital Rights Management: Managing Digital Rights for Open Access Brian Fitzgerald and Jason Reid

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ID Code: 2463
Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: For more information about this book please refer to the publisher's website (see link) or contact the author . Author contact details : s.cunningham@qut.edu.au
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Keywords: knowledge society, knowledge economy, cultural capital, creative industries
ISBN: 1843767953
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > CULTURAL STUDIES (200200)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > JOURNALISM AND PROFESSIONAL WRITING (190300)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2005 Edward Elgar
Deposited On: 09 Nov 2005
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:17

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