Knowledge Processes In Globally Distributed Contexts

Hardcover | February 27, 2008

byJ. Kotlarsky, I. Oshri, P. Van Fenema

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The challenges that firms managing global work face are many. In addition to geographical and time zone differences, global firms face cultural differences. This book highlights the importance of organizing knowledge processes to overcome challenges involved in global work. It provides frameworks and tools that enable the reader to consider how to strike a balance between these knowledge processes. The book is a must read of practitioners, academics or students concerned with managing knowledge processes in globally distributed work

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The challenges that firms managing global work face are many. In addition to geographical and time zone differences, global firms face cultural differences. This book highlights the importance of organizing knowledge processes to overcome challenges involved in global work. It provides frameworks and tools that enable the reader to con...

Dr Julia Kotlarsky is lecturer in Information Systems, Operations Research and Information Systems Group, Warwick Business School, UK. She holds a PhD in Management and Information Systems from Rotterdam School of Management Erasmus, The Netherlands. Kotlarsky received her MSc in Industrial Engineering and Management at Technicon, Isr...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:200 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.04 inPublished:February 27, 2008Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230007317

ISBN - 13:9780230007314

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: A Knowledge-Based View of the Firm: the Global Context * Chapter 2: Managing Globally Distributed Work: the Challenges * Chapter 3: Knowledge Creation in Globally Distributed Work * Chapter 4: Knowledge Transfer in Globally Distributed Work * Chapter 5: Knowledge Reuse in Globally Distributed Work * Chapter 6: Knowledge Integration in Globally Distributed Work * Chapter 7: Organizational Structures for Knowledge Processes * Chapter 8: Managing Knowledge Processes in Globally Distributed Environment