Knowledge Emergence: Social, Technical, and Evolutionary Dimensions of Knowledge Creation

Hardcover | January 25, 2001

byIkujiro Nonaka, Toshihiro Nishiguchi

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This book brings together the research of a number of scholars in the field of knowledge creation and imparts a sense of order to the field. The chapters share three characteristics: they are all grounded in extensive qualitative and/or quantitative research; they all go beyond the meredescription of the knowledge-creation process and offer both theoretical and strategic implications; they share a view of knowledge creation and knowledge transfer as delicate processes, necessitating particular forms of support from managers.

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This book brings together the research of a number of scholars in the field of knowledge creation and imparts a sense of order to the field. The chapters share three characteristics: they are all grounded in extensive qualitative and/or quantitative research; they all go beyond the meredescription of the knowledge-creation process and...

Ikujiro Nonaka is at Haas School, University of California at Berkeley. Toshihiro Nishiguchi is at Hitotsubashi University.

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Format:HardcoverPublished:January 25, 2001Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195130634

ISBN - 13:9780195130638

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Contributors1. Ikujiro Nonaka and Toshihiro Nishiguchi: Introduction: Knowledge EmergencePart I Knowledge, BA, and Care2. Ikujiro Nonaka, Noboru Konno, and Ryoko Toyama: Emergence of "Ba": A Conceptual Framework for the Continuous and Self-transcending Process of Knowledge Development of Business Organizations3. Georg Von Krogh, Kazuo Ichijo, and Ikujiro Nonaka: Bringing Care into Knowledge Development of Business OrganizationsPart II Technology and Cooperation4. Kentaro Nobeoka and Yasunori Baba: The Influence of New 3-D CAD Systems on Knowledge Creation in product Development5. Stefan H. Thomke: The Impact of Technology on Knowledge Creation: A Study of Experimentation in Integrated Circuit Design6. The Temporal Dynamics of Knowledge Creation in the Information Society7. Michael A. Cusumano: Focusing Creativity: Microsoft's "Synch-and-Stabalize" Approach to Software Product Development8. Giorgio De Michelis: Cooperation and Knowledge CreationPart III Transnational Knowledge Creation9. D. Eleanor Westney: Multinational Enterprises and Cross-Border Knowledge Creation10. Kenichi Yasumuro and D. Eleanor Westney: Knowledge Creation and the Internationalization of Japanese Companies: Front-Line Management Across BordersPart IV Interfirm Relations11. Toshihiro Nishiguchi: Coevolution of Interorganzational Relations12. Sigrun Caspary and Tishihiro Nishiguchi: "Co-opetition" in the Japanese Aircraft Industry13. James R. Lincoln and Christina Ahmadjian: Shukko (Employee Transfers) and Tacit Knowledge Exchange in Japanese Supply Networks: The Electronics Industry Case14. Linsu Kim: Absorptive Capacity, Co-opetition, and Knowledge Creation: Samsung's Leapfrogging in Semiconductors15. Ikujiro Nonaka and Toshihiro Nishiguchi: Conclusion: Social, Technical, and Evolutionary Dimensions of Knowledge CreationIndex

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"In Knowledge Emergence, the editors have taken the efforts of prominent researchers in the field of knowledge creation and crafted a text that provides interested readers with a rich array of the perspectives in this emerging field of study. More important, this book takes these diverseworks and imparts a sense of order to the field by allowing the respective authors to share their research efforts in the field of knowledge creation. . . . The book provides the interested reader, academic researcher, and organization manager valuable insights on how to grapple with the issue ofknowledge creation."--Journal of Economic Issues