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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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The Potential of Neuro‑Linguistic Programming in Human Capital Development  pp131‑141

Eric Kong

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How to Characterize Professional Gestures to Operate Tacit Know‑How Transfer?  pp142‑153

Sophie Le Bellu, Benoit Le Blanc

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A Study on the Influence of Intellectual Capital and Intellectual Capital Complementarity on Global Initiatives  pp154‑163

Ya-Hui Ling

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A Knowledge Management System for Exchanging and Creating Knowledge in Organic Farming  pp164‑183

Vincent Soulignac, Jean-Louis Ermine, Jean-Luc Paris, Olivier Devise, Jean-Pierre Chanet

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Five grounded Principles for Developing Knowledge Management Systems  pp184‑195

Mark Woodman, Aboubakr Zade

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A Qualitative Analysis of Knowledge Transfer in Global Supply Chains: Case of Thai Distributer of Imported Products  pp196‑206

Lugkana Worasinchai, Farhad Daneshgar

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Abstract

This paper is the final phase of a larger research project that investigates knowledge transfer in global supply chains from the perspective of South East Asian reseller companies. In a previous study a theoretical model for knowledge transfer in global supply chains was developed and quantitatively validated for the case of Thai resellers of laboratory equipment where equipment resale companies (donors) provide training to their customers (recipients). Results from that previous study indicated that the transfer capability was the most important issue for the donor firms. Furthermore, the most critical factor for the recipient firms was their absorptive capacity in the form of certain capabilities for the successful utilization of the technical knowledge received from the donor firms. By adopting a qualitative sense‑making research approach and a two‑round focus group interview method for data collection and analysis the current study attempts to provide further deeper explanations for the results of previous quantitative survey. Five participants were chosen for two‑round of focus group meetings for this purpose. 

 

Keywords: knowledge transfer, inter-organizational relationship, Thailand, South East Asia, global supply chain

 

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Effective Online Teaching ‑ A book review  pp207‑207

Dan Remenyi

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