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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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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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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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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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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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‘The Art of Knowing’: Social and Tacit Dimensions of Knowledge and the Limits of the Community of Practice

Paul Duguid.

in Community, Economic Creativity, and Organization

September 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 8110 words.

This chapter challenges recent attempts to reduce knowledge to information and to dismiss tacit knowledge as nothing more than uncodified explicit knowledge. Polanyi's notion of a tacit...

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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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Prologue: Community of Practice Then and Now

Paul Duguid.

in Community, Economic Creativity, and Organization

September 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 3984 words.

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Transnational Governance through Standard Setting

Marie-Laure Djelic and Sigrid Quack.

in Capitalisms and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century

April 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 9946 words.

This chapter explores the role that community forms of social organization play in transnational standard setting. The chapter compares the evolution of two cases through time — the...

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Introduction

Thomas D. Beamish.

in Community at Risk

May 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 10607 words.

The Introduction develops the context within which the federal government’s biodefense plans emerged and on which they were justified, including 9/11, the anthrax attacks, and the...

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Conceptual Footings of Risk and Governance

Thomas D. Beamish.

in Community at Risk

May 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 12366 words.

Chapter 1 explains the theoretical backdrop and analytical framework that organize the book’s analysis. The chapter begins by outlining contemporary conditions in risk society where...

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