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Online Communities and Knowledge Collaborations

Samer Faraj and Takumi Shimizu.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Business and Management

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Knowledge Management. 7460 words.

Online communities (OCs) are emerging as effective spaces for knowledge collaboration and innovation. As a new form of organizing, they offer possibilities for collaboration that extend...

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The Impact of Temporary Migration on Migrant Communities

Fei Guo.

in Transition and Challenge

February 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business and Management. 7170 words.

This chapter focuses on the impact of temporary migration on migrant communities in cities. It shows that migrant workers in Chinese cities are disadvantaged in terms of employment...

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Entrepreneurial Communities and the State

Steve Casper and Cornelia Storz.

in Changing Asian Business Systems

February 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Business; Political Economy. 13490 words.

South Korean firms have been pioneers within the on-line computer games sector, creating an industry that ranks second internationally behind the United States. This industry is comprised...

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Voluntary and Community Sector Partnerships

Myrna P. Mandell and Robyn Keast.

in The Oxford Handbook of Inter-Organizational Relations

June 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Business Strategy. 11369 words.

The community and voluntary sector sits alongside the state sector and the private sector. As such, it is sometimes referred to as the ‘third sector’. Organizations within this sector play...

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Corporate Community Involvement in the 21st Century

Ratan N. Tata and Dirk Matten.

in Re-Imagining Capitalism

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Business. 6826 words.

This chapter discusses the role of corporate community engagement as a contribution to alternative approaches to capitalism. Against the backdrop of the Tata Group of India’s community...

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Andean Community

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 49 words.

An association of South American nations set up in 1969 to enhance economic cooperation. The original members were Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela; Chile withdrew in...

European Community

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 8 words.

European Community

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 8 words.

Andean Community

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 49 words.

An association of South American nations set up in 1969 to enhance economic cooperation. The original members were Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela; Chile withdrew in...

Communities and Governance of Knowledge in the Firm

Ash Amin and Patrick Cohendet.

in Architectures of Knowledge

January 2004; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Knowledge Management. 11789 words.

This chapter examines the corporate governance implications of learning based on competences and communities. It focuses on the tension between the impetus in firms to manage by design and...

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Innovative Finance in Communities Across the United States

Georgia Levenson Keohane.

in Capital and the Common Good

September 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business Ethics. 10757 words.

examine whether some of the place-based investment strategies, like the Community Reinvestment Act and the Low Income Housing Tax Credit—which have unlocked billions of dollars in private...

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How Boundary Organizations Facilitate Collaboration across Diverse Communities

Markus Perkmann.

in Managing Knowledge Integration Across Boundaries

December 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Knowledge Management. 6032 words.

Integration of dispersed knowledge often requires collaboration between members of different communities separated by social boundaries. This chapter explores how specially designed...

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Japanese Directors—Elders of the Corporate Community

Simon Learmount.

in Corporate Governance

September 2004; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance. 10088 words.

This chapter present an analysis of the role of senior management in the governance of the companies studied. The arguments presented support the analysis put forward by mainstream critics...

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virtual community

Charles Doyle.

in A Dictionary of Marketing

January 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Marketing. 29 words.

A group that exists within a social network, comprising individuals sharing common interests on *websites, *newsgroups, chat rooms, ...

So Far So Good: Next Steps in Community Forestry

Keshav Raj Kanel.

in Promise, Trust and Evolution

January 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business and Management. 9143 words.

This chapter presents the evolution of the community forestry program in Nepal. Community forests as commons are parts of national forest, managed and used by local communities organized...

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Community Social Capital and the Venture Gestation Process

Siddharth Vedula and Casey J. Frid.

in The Oxford Handbook of Entrepreneurship and Collaboration

November 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Entrepreneurship; Business Ethics. 9754 words.

Community social capital is increasingly recognized as an important regional resource for spurring entrepreneurial activity. A nascent but growing body of work has begun to link community...

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An ecological analysis of competition among US communities

Pino G. Audia and Jennifer Kurkoski.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

February 2012; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entrepreneurship; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Production and Organizations. 10688 words.

We apply the ecological concept of the organization's niche pioneered by John Freeman and Mike Hannan to the study of geographic communities. We define a community's market niche by the...

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The Resurgence of Community in Economic Thought and Practice

Ash Amin and Joanne Roberts.

in Community, Economic Creativity, and Organization

September 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 8846 words.

The chapter frames the book by examining the relationship between community, economic creativity, and knowledge capitalism, focusing especially on why a new discourse of organization by...

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Public policy, community ownership and clean energy

Robert Pollin.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Economics; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Development Planning and Policy; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 10682 words.

This paper considers policies for promoting productive investments in the USA, especially as regards the project of building a clean energy economy. The four main policies examined are (i)...

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Knowledge‐Intensive Firms, Communities, and Creative Cities1

Patrick Cohendet and Laurent Simon.

in Community, Economic Creativity, and Organization

September 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 10352 words.

This contribution focuses on the relationship between the urban milieu and high creativity firms, focusing on the videogames sector in Montreal. It reveals an organizational frame of a lack...

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