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The interrelations among the project team’s conduit networks, knowledge network and its performance

Chen, Liang, Gable, Guy G., Wiewiora, Anna, & Trigunarsyah, Bambang (2009) The interrelations among the project team’s conduit networks, knowledge network and its performance. In Proceedings of 2009 International Conference on Engineering Management and Service Sciences, IEEE, Beijing, China.

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Abstract

From the perspective of network, a project team’s social capital consists of conduits network, and resource exchange network. Prior research intensively studies the effect of the structure of conduits network on the team’s performance, assuming knowledge transfer is the causal mechanism linking conduits network to performance. This paper attempts to explore the interrelations between conduits network and knowledge network, and further distinguish the different influence between various conduit networks, and hypothesizes that a project team’s knowledge network mediates the effect of various conduit networks on the team’s performance. This research can enrich our knowledge of disparate influence of the various conduit networks on knowledge transfer, and imply some management practices to enhance the organization’s social capital, and hence improve the organization’s performance.

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ID Code: 28005
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: project based organizations, conduit network, knowledge network, performance
ISBN: 9781424446391
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100) > Communication Studies (200101)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Organisation and Management Theory (150310)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Past > Schools > School of Information Systems
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 IEEE
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Deposited On: 19 Oct 2009 13:11
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