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Topic 6 - HI2

The aim of this section of the course is to develop the ideas about supra individual knowledge introduced in topic 2.

The key text for this topic is:

  1. SDN. Cook JS Brown. Bridging Epistemologies: The Generative Dance Between Organizational Knowledge and Organizational Knowing , Organization Science, Vol. 10, No. 4, July - August 1999, pp 381 - 400. Copies of this journal are available in the library - shelf mark Periodical G.
    This article is also available (in PDF format) on-line from Pubs On-Line http://pubsonline.informs.org/ and select Organization Science, Vol. 10, No. 4 and then find the above article. You will need to use Adobe Acrobat to read this file.

  2. The following may also be of interest: (a) Nonaka, I. (1994). A Dynamic Theory of Organizational Knowledge Creation. Organization Science, 5(1), pp. 14-37. (b) Nonaka, I. and von Krogh, G. (2009). Perspective - Tacit Knowledge and Knowledge Conversion: Controversy and Advancement in Organizational Knowledge Creation Theory. Organization Science, 20(3), pp. 635-652.

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