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Journal Issue
Volume 10 Issue 2, ICICKM 2011 / Mar 2012  pp110‑207

Editor: Vincent Ribière

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Knowledge Management Practices and Healthcare Delivery: A Contingency Framework  pp110‑120

Prantik Bordoloi, Nazrul Islam

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Exploring the Role of Boundary Spanning in Distributed Networks of Knowledge  pp121‑130

Eli Hustad, Aurilla Aurelie Bechina

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Abstract

Knowledge sharing and creation are considered key processes leading to innovation and organizational performance. Several organizational initiatives have focused on building communities of practice in order to create a platform where employees can share experiences and insights. The focus in this paper is on one type of network structure, termed distributed networks of knowledge (DNoK). The success of such practices is deeply linked to whether or not formalization of the networks can hamper their knowledge creation and creativity. The role of leadership has been extensively discussed in the setting of communities of practice. However, this paper intends to shed new light on the topic by exploring the boundary management perspective in order to enable knowledge sharing and creation within this specific context of DNoK. To this end, we have examined the role of leadership styles in different DNoKs in a multinational firm. 

 

Keywords: leadership style, distributed networks of knowledge, communities of practice, knowledge creation, boundary spanning role, boundary management

 

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