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Actionable Knowledge

Chris Argyris.

in The Oxford Handbook of Organization Theory

March 2005; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Knowledge Management. 12122 words.

The focus of this article is upon producing actionable knowledge. Propositions that are actionable are those that actors can use to implement effectively their intentions. Actionable...

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Authority and Authorization

Paul du Gay and Signe Vikkelsø.

in For Formal Organization

November 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Knowledge Management. 11203 words.

Chapter 6 seeks to rehabilitate the concept of ‘authority’, authorization, and authorizing relationships indicating the centrality of these concepts to formal organizational analysis as a...

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Beyond one voice

Steve Kempster and Ken Parry.

in Unconventional Methodology in Organization and Management Research

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Knowledge Management. 8441 words.

Steve Kempster and Ken Parry introduce an unconventional research design and data collection method called co-constructed analytic auto-ethnography. This is based on a collaborative...

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Borgs in the Org? Organizational Decision Making and Technology

Terri L. Griffith, Gregory B. Northcraft and Mark A. Fuller.

in The Oxford Handbook of Organizational Decision Making

March 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Knowledge Management. 7654 words.

Data warehousing and the development of the World Wide Web both augment information gathering (search) processes in individual decision making by increasing the availability of required...

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Capitalization Devices

Liliana Doganova and Fabian Muniesa.

in Making Things Valuable

August 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Knowledge Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 7522 words.

Business models operate as valuation devices. They delineate projections of future value and stir the imagination of investors. It is through an examination of the performative capacities...

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Changing the Story Surrounding Enterprise Systems to Improve our Understanding of What Makes ERP Work in Organizations

Erica Wagner and Sue Newell.

in The Oxford Handbook of Management Information Systems

July 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Knowledge Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 9718 words.

This article turns our attention to enterprise systems (ES). It shows that this competitiveness can be gained through enabling leaner production as a result of streamlining work flow with a...

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Cognition and Human Capital

Rhett A. Brymer, Michael A. Hitt and Mario Schijven.

in The Oxford Handbook of Human Capital

January 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Knowledge Management. 10442 words.

This article focuses on managerial, operative, and corporate cognition. It argues that ‘the transformation of knowledge into practice is mediated by the cognition of the firm's human...

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Conclusion

Paul du Gay and Signe Vikkelsø.

in For Formal Organization

November 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Knowledge Management. 5971 words.

The concluding chapter, summarizes the key argument of this book, which has been that OT has dispensed or lost touch with the ‘classical stance’, has increasingly adopted a ‘metaphysical...

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Critical Social Information Systems Research

Bernd Stahl.

in The Oxford Handbook of Management Information Systems

July 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Knowledge Management. 13698 words.

This article presents an overview of the usage of critical theory in contemporary information system (IS) research and practice. It reviews the growing body of work on critical social...

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Desert island data

Laurie Cohen and Joanne Duberley.

in Unconventional Methodology in Organization and Management Research

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Knowledge Management. 8128 words.

Laurie Cohen and Joanne Duberley describe their use of an unconventional data source—a radio programme—to study celebrity careers. This source also includes music, which evokes memories,...

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