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Journal Issue
Volume 4 Issue 2, ICICKM 2005 / Mar 2006  pp91‑216

Editor: Charles Despres

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Generation of Human and Structural Capital: Lessons from Knowledge Management  pp91‑98

Henrik Agndal, Ulf Nilsson

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Knowledge Sharing in a Community of Practice: a Text‑Based Approach in Emergent Domains  pp99‑108

Rafif Al-Sayed, Khurshid Ahmad

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Knowledge Sharing Practices: Analysis of a Global Scandinavian Consulting Company  pp109‑116

Aurelie Arntzen Bechina, Thommy Bommen

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Abstract

In a knowledge economy landscape, successful global consulting firms are the ones putting focus on effectively and efficiently organising and managing the highly distributed diversified knowledge in the organisation. In order to sustain their competitive advantage, knowledge‑companies need to harness knowledge and to analyse knowledge sharing mechanisms and learning in the whole organisation. Knowledge sharing in global firms is a not only a cross‑department process but it should also take place within the same department. It is well recognised that the knowledge sharing mechanism is a highly complex process to put in place and to promote in the organisation. The primary goal of our research is to empirically investigate knowledge sharing and learning mechanisms within a global consulting company. The phenomenology discipline has guided our research methodology because it is the most appropriate approach for coping with the social complexity of management and business. Our research approach intends to make social sense from the knowledge sharing practices and observations conducted in order to understand how and what is shared. 

 

Keywords: Knowledge sharing, learning organisation, phenomenology, information communication technology, culture, empirical knowledge sharing investigation

 

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The Effect of Knowledge Management Context on Knowledge Management Practices: an Empirical Investigation  pp117‑128

Brian Detlor, Umar Ruhi, Ofir Turel, Pierrette Bergeron, Chun Wei Choo, Lorna Heaton, Scott Paquette

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Critical Knowledge Map as a Decision Tool for Knowledge Transfer Actions  pp129‑140

Jean-Louis Ermine, Imed Boughzala, Thierno Tounkara

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Knowledge Management Methodologies  pp141‑152

Hilary Kane, Gillian Ragsdell, Charles Oppenheim

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Effects of Knowledge Representation on Knowledge Acquisition and Problem Solving  pp153‑158

Mohamed Khalifa, Kathy Ning Shen

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The New Business Models in the Knowledge Economy: the Strategic Way to Value Creation  pp159‑168

Ilídio Lopes, Maria do Rosário Martins

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Introducing a Toolbox for IC Measurement in the Iran Insurance Industry  pp169‑180

Adel Moslehi, Ali Mohaghar, Kambiz Badie, Caro Lucas

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The Effects on Knowledge Creation and Transfer in Production Process Verification due to Virtual Prototypes  pp181‑188

Dan Paulin

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MaKE First Steps: a Collaborative Approach to Defining Knowledge in Organisations  pp189‑206

Peter Sharp

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Balancing the Flows: Managing the Intellectual Capital Flows in Inter‑Organisational Projects  pp207‑216

Maria Solitander

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