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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Virtual Communities and the New Economy

W. Edward Steinmueller.

in Inside the Communication Revolution

February 2002; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Knowledge Management. 17841 words.

A ‘virtual community’ is a new form of social grouping where its members meet and interact using computer-mediated communication. As seen in using computers and communicating through the...

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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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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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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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“What You May Think We Think We Are Doing Here”

Mihnea C. Moldoveanu and Joel A.C. Baum.

in Epinets

March 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Knowledge Management. 4656 words.

This chapter considers the Epistemic Description Language (EDL) introduced in the previous chapters through an epistemic prism, offering an interpretation of the development of an epistemic...

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Making the Invisible Visible

Jerome Lewis.

in Subversion, Conversion, Development

May 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Knowledge Management. 8833 words.

Hunter-gatherer land-use in the Congo Basin leaves few traces. One consequence is that their presence is invisible on maps and ignored in land-use planning decisions over the areas they...

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Subversion, Conversion, Development

Edited by James Leach and Lee Wilson.

May 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Knowledge Management. 272 pages.

Subversion, Conversion, Development explores alternative cultural encounters with and around information technologies, encounters that counter dominant, Western-oriented...

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Freifunk

Gregers Petersen.

in Subversion, Conversion, Development

May 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Knowledge Management. 7252 words.

The chapter traces the lines that weave together wireless technology and subversive politics in Berlin, Germany. It examines a new wireless networking paradigm, and the creation of a free...

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Redeploying Technologies

Poline Bala.

in Subversion, Conversion, Development

May 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Knowledge Management. 9130 words.

The chapter examines why and how the Kelabit, a people of Central Borneo, engaged with information and communication technologies through the electronic Bario (e-Bario) development...

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ICTs and communities in the twentyfirst century: Challenges and perspectives

Joo‐Young Jung, Sandra J. Ball‐Rokeach, Yong‐Chan Kim and Sorin Adam Matei.

in The Oxford Handbook of Information and Communication Technologies

February 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Knowledge Management; Business Ethics. 8310 words.

This article is organized around four of the major challenges that seem necessary to address in the effort to tease out this complex relationship. After introducing the challenges, it...

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Social Communities: Access and Users’ Capabilities

Robin Mansell and W. Edward Steinmueller.

in Mobilizing the Information Society

July 1993; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Knowledge Management. 30971 words.

The nature and degree of user engagement with the process is believed to determine the progress towards attaining the information society. While this engagement may be viewed from several...

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Building Trust for Virtual Communities

Robin Mansell and W. Edward Steinmueller.

in Mobilizing the Information Society

July 1993; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Knowledge Management. 30627 words.

As we continue our discussion about the necessary adjustments in institutional infrastructures to further the move of achieving the European information society, this chapter attempts to...

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Virtual Communities or Network Society?

Manuel Castells.

in The Internet Galaxy

October 2002; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Knowledge Management. 7049 words.

The author clarifies some common misinterpretations regarding social behaviour associated with communication on the Internet. Next, he tries to gather the common knowledge regarding the...

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THE MANAGEMENT OF AMBIGUITY: ORGANIZATIONS AS SENSE-MAKING COMMUNITIES

Chun Wei Choo.

in The Knowing Organization

October 2005; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Knowledge Management. 23653 words.

In sensemaking, people seek answers to the questions: what is going on in the environment? What does it mean for us as an organization? According to Weick, organizations make sense of their...

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Social network analysis of a scientist–practitioner research initiative established to facilitate science dissemination and implementation within states and communities

Elizabeth M Ginexi, Grace Huang, Michael Steketee, Sophia Tsakraklides, Keith MacAllum, Julie Bromberg, Amanda Huffman, Douglas A Luke, Scott J Leischow, Janet M Okamoto and Todd Rogers.

in Research Evaluation

October 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Biological Sciences; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics. 6898 words.

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This article presents a case study of a scientist–practitioner research network established by the National Cancer Institute’s State and Community...

Gender and Race Online

Lisa Nakamura.

in Society and the Internet

May 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Knowledge Management. 6145 words.

The Internet provides a space that could celebrate diversity and bridge potential divides created by age, nationality, gender, or race. Virtual communities present the potential for...

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Practices of Knowing

Ash Amin and Patrick Cohendet.

in Architectures of Knowledge

January 2004; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Knowledge Management. 11770 words.

This chapter draws on pragmatist thought to advance the idea of knowledge as a weakly cognitive practice, as the product of habits of everyday interaction in which thinking and acting are...

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Public Policy Implications

Ash Amin and Patrick Cohendet.

in Architectures of Knowledge

January 2004; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Knowledge Management. 9105 words.

This chapter focuses on the inadequacies of traditional public policy principles and tools in grasping the challenges of knowledge formation in communities. It explores how national science...

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Contributions by Developers

Karim R. Lakhani.

in Leading Open Innovation

January 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Knowledge Management. 4636 words.

This chapter examines open innovation from the contributors’ point of view. It describes when modular collective problem-solving activity is motivated by intrinsic rewards and highlights...

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“Epistemic Fit” and the Mobilization of Management Knowledge in Healthcare

Gerry McGivern, Sue Dopson, Ewan Ferlie, Chris Bennett, Michael Fischer, Louise Fitzgerald and Jean Ledger.

in Mobilizing Knowledge in Healthcare

July 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Knowledge Management. 6654 words.

This chapter discusses the mobilization of management knowledge in healthcare, drawing on six qualitative case studies in a diverse range of settings. Drawing on theory about management...

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