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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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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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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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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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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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Socio-Cognitive Spaces of Innovation and Meaning Creation

Ilkka Tuomi.

in Networks of Innovation

February 2006; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Knowledge Management. 8279 words.

This chapter returns to the topic of communities. It discusses several alternative theoretical traditions that have described the social basis of meaning, knowing, and knowledge creation....

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R&D for Information and Knowledge

Miklos Sarvary.

in Gurus and Oracles

December 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Knowledge Management. 9280 words.

This chapter examines research and development (R&D) in the context of information and knowledge and the R&D function for information products. It explores technologies that are all based...

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Architectures of Knowledge

Ash Amin and Patrick Cohendet.

January 2004; p ublished online October 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Knowledge Management. 194 pages.

This book demonstrates the importance of the role of knowledge in firms and economies. The authors clarify the theoretical debates on the production and use of knowledge in organizations,...

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Introduction

Ash Amin and Patrick Cohendet.

in Architectures of Knowledge

January 2004; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Knowledge Management. 1428 words.

This introductory chapter sets out the book's main argument, that the time is right for research to explore the relationship between two other dimensions of knowledge in order to explain...

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Combination and Specialization in the Evolution of the Internet

Ilkka Tuomi.

in Networks of Innovation

February 2006; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Knowledge Management. 6698 words.

This chapter returns to the history of the Internet. It briefly discusses email as an example of combinatorial innovation, and describes the evolution of the social structure that provided...

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