Knowledge and Process Management

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Early View (Online Version of Record published before inclusion in an issue)

Edited By: Anthony Wensley

Online ISSN: 1099-1441

Associated Title(s): Business Change and Re-engineering


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  1. Research Articles

    1. Adopting Knowledge Management Mechanisms: Evidence from Portuguese Organizations

      Mirian Oliveira, Antonio Carlos Gastaud Maçada and Carla Curado

      Article first published online: 8 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/kpm.1445

    2. Open Innovation in Universities: The Relationship Between Innovation and Commercialisation

      Arbaiah Abdul Razak, Peter A. Murray and David Roberts

      Article first published online: 8 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/kpm.1444

    3. Understanding Ethnicity and National Culture: A Theoretical Perspective on Knowledge Management in the Organization

      Shazia Rehman Khan and Iram A. Khan

      Article first published online: 28 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/kpm.1440

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      The focus of this research is to relate ethnicity and its effect on national cultural values as proposed by (Geert Hofstede, 1980b; G. Hofstede, Hofstede, & Minkov, 2010). The paper points out how the ethnic and economic reasons for conflict influence this interaction that creates barriers in the knowledge management processes in an organization. The paper offers a theoretical model which is grounded in multidisciplinary literature. The paper takes a theoretical approach toward the subject. In the paper, prejudice and limited absorptive capacity are identified as the first-level effects, which, consequentially, produce the barriers of knowledge hoarding and knowledge stickiness during the course of knowledge transference in an organization. Knowledge management organizations can learn to develop deep understanding about the relations that make tacit knowledge accessible, and possible to share, leading toward a competitive edge of these organizations.

  2. Case Studies

    1. Knowledge Audit: Findings from the Energy Sector

      Gillian Ragsdell, Steve Probets, Ghosia Ahmed and Ian Murray

      Article first published online: 22 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/kpm.1435

  3. Research Articles

    1. Investigating the Relationship between Coordination Mechanisms and Knowledge in a Wine Firm

      Mario Pezzillo Iacono, Ernesto De Nito, Vincenza Esposito, Marcello Martinez and Luigi Moschera

      Article first published online: 16 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/kpm.1436


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