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Abductive Reasoning as the Foundation for Taking Advantage of Emergence

Deborah Dougherty.

in Taking Advantage of Emergence

February 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Innovation; Knowledge Management. 8520 words.

The author’s research with Danielle Dunne explains how and why abductive learning enables innovators to make good use of emergent information, but many others also describe something like...

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Academic patenting in Europe: new evidence from the KEINS database

Francesco Lissoni, Patrick Llerena, Maureen McKelvey and Bulat Sanditov.

in Research Evaluation

June 2008; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Biological Sciences; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

The paper provides summary statistics from the KEINS database on academic patenting in France, Italy, and Sweden. It shows that academic scientists in those countries have signed many more...

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Academic patents as an indicator of useful research? A new approach to measure academic inventiveness

Martin Meyer.

in Research Evaluation

April 2003; p ublished online April 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Biological Sciences; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

Academic patents may be a more accurate measure of inventive output generated by academics than university-owned patents. Using Finnish data, a comparative analysis suggests that number of...

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Academic research evaluation in Australia: some implications of proposed higher education reforms

Tim Turpin.

in Research Evaluation

April 2000; p ublished online April 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Biological Sciences; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

Australia's system for evaluating publicly funded academic research has been characterised by a number of difficulties. Firstly, the institutions primarily involved in carrying out research...

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Accountability and Systems Success

Simon Lilley, Geoffrey Lightfoot and Paulo Amaral M. N..

in Representing Organization

June 2004; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Knowledge Management. 9149 words.

This chapter explores the linkages between accountability and information systems, returning to an example of oil management systems in refineries. It explores in some detail the importance...

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Accountability in Health Care

Haldor Byrkeflot and Karsten Vrangbaek.

in The Oxford Handbook of Health Care Management

April 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Knowledge Management; Public and Nonprofit Management. 6380 words.

The debate on accountability within the public sector has been lively in the past decade. Significant progress has been made in developing conceptual frameworks and typologies for...

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Accountability, performance assessment, and evaluation: Policy pressures and responses from research councils

Creso M. Sá, Andrew Kretz and Kristjan Sigurdson.

in Research Evaluation

June 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Biological Sciences; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics. 8879 words.

This study identifies contemporary government accountability requirements impacting research councils in North America and Europe and investigates how councils deal with such demands. This...

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Accounting for universities’ impact: using augmented data to measure academic engagement and commercialization by academic scientists

Markus Perkmann, Riccardo Fini, Jan-Michael Ross, Ammon Salter, Cleo Silvestri and Valentina Tartari.

in Research Evaluation

October 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Biological Sciences; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics. 8313 words.

We present an approach that aims to comprehensively account for scientists’ academic engagement and commercialization activities. While previous research has pointed to the economic and...

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Accreditation and Assessment in Vocational Education and Training

Gordon Stanley.

in The Oxford Handbook of Skills and Training

February 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Knowledge Management. 7591 words.

Vocational education and training has emerged from traditional industry and technical training into a vigorous post-compulsory education sector focused on satisfying the ever-changing...

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Achieving Success in Research Collaborations in Health Informatics

Katie A. Siek and Kay Connelly.

in Health Informatics

August 2010; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Knowledge Management. 7963 words.

This chapter evaluates the factors that influence the success of research collaborations in health informatics. It identifies four key issues in conducting interdisciplinary research from...

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Acquiring and Managing Government IT

Patrick Dunleavy, Helen Margetts, Simon Bastow and Jane Tinkler.

in Digital Era Governance

November 2006; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Knowledge Management. 9433 words.

The arrival of the Internet and the digital era required governments to raise their game technologically if they were to have any chance of encouraging citizens and enterprises to do so as...

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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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Actor analysis in neural network research: the position of Germany

E C M Noyons and A F J van Raan.

in Research Evaluation

August 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Biological Sciences; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

In this paper the results of a bibliometric study of neural network research are presented. This evaluative study includes bibliometric mapping and actor analysis of main players in the...

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Actual problems of Russia's science and innovation policy

Levan Mindeli.

in Research Evaluation

August 1998; p ublished online August 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Biological Sciences; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

The most topical problems of Russia's science and innovation policy are analysed. The causes of the current crisis in R&D are investigated along with the most important political decisions...

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Advanced Strategy

William V. Rapp.

in Information Technology Strategies

August 2002; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Knowledge Management. 2322 words.

Level 3 IT users understand how important product and service differentiation is for the industry, thus these companies are most likely to possess the ability to alter how the behavior of...

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Advantages and dangers of ‘remote’ peer evaluation

Jochen Gläser and Grit Laudel.

in Research Evaluation

December 2005; p ublished online December 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Biological Sciences; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

Under conditions of an increasing scarcity of reviewer time, a ‘remote peer review’ of research organisations — conducted without meetings between assessors or with the assessed academics...

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After the Knowledge Is Gone

David W. DeLong.

in Lost Knowledge

September 2004; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Knowledge Management. 7303 words.

This chapter describes three strategies that managers can use when employees actually leave an organization with critical intellectual capital. One is effectively rehiring retirees or other...

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Afterword

Andrew Leyshon.

in Reformatted

June 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Knowledge Management. 6711 words.

This chapter reflects on the future of the industry, focusing on the growing importance of live performance and the ability of artists to develop careers outside the traditional record...

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Afterword: Looking Ahead on Technology Trends, Industry Organization, and Government IT

Patrick Dunleavy, Helen Margetts, Simon Bastow and Jane Tinkler.

in Digital Era Governance

November 2006; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Knowledge Management. 3699 words.

This afterword looks at some of the most feasible ‘next-wave’ technology-driven changes, then at how the world market for government IT may change in the next two decades, and finally at...

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Afterword: the emergent literature on interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research evaluation

Julie Thompson Klein.

in Research Evaluation

April 2006; p ublished online April 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Biological Sciences; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

The complexity of evaluating interdisciplinary (ID) and transdisciplinary (TD) research defies a single standard. Yet, common elements appear in the emergent literature. Five overriding...

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