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community

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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Community of inquiry

Philippe Lorino.

in Pragmatism and Organization Studies

February 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 13308 words.

Pragmatist inquiry involves a group of inquirers who face a break in their experience and pursue existential motives. They must continuously build reciprocal intelligibility. The felicitous...

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Community and Economics1

Michael Storper.

in Community, Economic Creativity, and Organization

September 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 12622 words.

Community has a problematic relationship to economics. In general, contemporary political economics holds that groups have strongly negative effects on economic efficiency and growth,...

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Community at Risk

Thomas D. Beamish.

May 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 272 pages.

The anthrax attacks of 2001 provoked deep concern and urgency among U.S. security elites regarding bioterrorism. Coming after 9/11 and followed by the successive menace of West Nile virus,...

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Trust and Community

Charles Heckscher.

in Trust in a Complex World

October 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Innovation; Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 7639 words.

This chapter argues for the importance of community in general as the foundation of trust, essential to resolving the enormously complex problems we face. It also outlines the three basic...

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Hospices, Communities, and Care

Alan Baron, John Hassard, Fiona Cheetham and Sudi Sharifi.

in Inside the Compassionate Organization

January 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Public and Nonprofit Management. 8011 words.

In any discussion about culture, image, and identity in an organizational setting it is important to understand something of the wider social, political, and historical context. This...

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Community, Economic Creativity, and Organization

Edited by Ash Amin and Joanne Roberts.

September 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Book. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 328 pages.

It has long been an interest of researchers in economics, sociology, organization studies, and economic geography to understand how firms innovate. Most recently, this interest has begun to...

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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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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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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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Buzz Without Being There? Communities of Practice in Context1

Meric S. Gertler.

in Community, Economic Creativity, and Organization

September 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 9300 words.

The geographical literature on communities of practice suggests that geographical proximity should not be confused with relational proximity, and that the latter is more important in...

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Breakthrough Innovation and the Shaping of New Markets: The Role of Communities of Practice1

Aurélie Delemarle and Philippe Larédo.

in Community, Economic Creativity, and Organization

September 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 8501 words.

This chapter analyses how the creation of a new inter-organizational communities of practice can help the ‘break out’ of dominant technological paradigms. It focuses on the crystallization...

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Open, But How Much? Growth,Conflict, and Institutional Evolution in Open‐Source Communities1

Juan Mateos-Garcia and W. Edward Steinmueller.

in Community, Economic Creativity, and Organization

September 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 11036 words.

If ‘open source’ is taken as a practice employed in organizing human knowledge-related activities, it may be applied more broadly than just with software. Wherever it is used this chapter...

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Routines for Innovation: Problem-Oriented Knowledge Communities and the Production of Clean Combustion

Ann Johnson.

in The Emergence of Routines

December 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 9976 words.

Between 1970 and 1990 the global automobile industry undertook a major project: a total redesign of the internal combustion engine. In tandem with changing regulatory and scientific...

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Introduction

Dariusz Jemielniak.

in Common Knowledge?

May 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 3329 words.

This chapter introduces open-collaboration communities in general and Wikipedia studies in particular. It describes Wikipedia as a unique phenomenon: the largest collaborative project of...

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Trust in People and Trust in Procedures

Dariusz Jemielniak.

in Common Knowledge?

May 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 7780 words.

This chapter delves into a puzzle: How can a community that is so strict in terms of procedures and rules be so lax in terms of verification of credentials? A case study of a major scandal...

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Wikipedia in Short

Dariusz Jemielniak.

in Common Knowledge?

May 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 6824 words.

This chapter gives a short introduction to Wikipedia and the Wikipedia community. After describing the origins and growth of Wikipedia, and providing facts and figures, it examines some of...

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Formal Roles and HierarcHy

Dariusz Jemielniak.

in Common Knowledge?

May 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 11317 words.

This chapter describes the functioning of the parahierarchy on Wikipedia and the expectations (and their gradual increase) that the community has for its functionaries. It addresses the...

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Communities of Practice and Situated Learning in Health Care

Davide Nicolini, Harry Scarbrough and Julia Gracheva.

in The Oxford Handbook of Health Care Management

April 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Human Resource Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 11972 words.

In this chapter we examine the origins, nature and practical implications of the idea of “community of practice”. We argue that the concept has been used both to illuminate the challenges...

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Cognitive Distance in and Between Communities of Practice and Firms: Where Do Exploitation and Exploration Take Place, and How Are They Connected?

Bart Nooteboom.

in Community, Economic Creativity, and Organization

September 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 9466 words.

This chapter addresses the question of how communities of different types, such as communities of practice and epistemic communities, relate to the task of organizations to combine...

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Between Anarchy and Bureaucracy

Dariusz Jemielniak.

in Common Knowledge?

May 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 10583 words.

This chapter presents the major internal stakeholders of the Wikimedia movement: the Wikimedia Foundation (WMF), the local chapters, and the Wikipedia communities. It describes the power...

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