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Journal Issue
Volume 13 Issue 1 / Jun 2015  pp1‑100

Editor: Meliha Handzic, John Dumay

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000‑Editorial.pdf  pp1‑2

Meliha Handzic, John Dumay

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A Spanish Knowledge Sharing Instrument Validation  pp3‑12

Delio I. Castaneda, Carlos Pardo, Paul Toulson

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New Insights for Relational Capital  pp13‑28

Kaisa Still, Jukka Huhtamäki, Martha G. Russell

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The Evolution of the Models of Knowledge Management in the Dynamic Business Environment (Cases of the Industrial and Construction Networks in St Petersburg)  pp29‑37

Elena Tkachenko, Elena Rogova, Sergey Bodrunov

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The Communication of Intellectual Capital … Prevalence and relationship with Organizational Performance  pp38‑50

Janet Wee, Alton Chua

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Merging Knowledge Management with Project Management  pp51‑61

Meliha Handzic, Nermina Durmic

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Innovation Strategies as Outcomes of KM Practices and Antecedents of Firm Performance: Evidence from European Economies  pp62‑73

Inga Stankevice

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A Practical Approach to Process‑Oriented Knowledge Management  pp74‑87

Holger Kohl, Ronald Orth, Erik Steinhöfel

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Blueprinting a Knowledge Sciences Center to Support a Regional Economy  pp88‑100

Denise A. D. Bedford, John Lewis, Brian Moon

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Abstract. As cities and regions transform from an industrial to a knowledge economy, there is a need to build new working relationships among academic, business communities, labor and workforce, civil society, and the technology sector … to create Knowle dge Cities. A Knowledge City values all kinds of knowledge, is grounded in an economy that runs on knowledge and intellectual capital, and encourages knowledge markets and transactions. The 21st century knowledge economy is dependent upon knowledge cities and regions, representing a major shift from the industrial economy. Transforming an industrial city to a Knowledge City is not a trivial task. It requires that all members of the society make the transition together. Currently, there are no institutio ns that can facilitate this role. This paper considers how a Knowledge Sciences Center might fulfill that role, and reports on the thoughts of over 200 participants of the Knowledge Sciences Symposium held in Canton, Ohio, and Washington DC in 2013. The paper also references recent initiatives to establish Knowledge Sciences Centers in the Eastern and Midwest regions of the United States. The role of a transformational leader in establishing a Center is also highlighted. 


Keywords: Keywords: Knowledge sciences center, transformational leadership, use cases, knowledge communities, knowledge economy, economic transformation, Knowledge Sciences Symposium


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