Knowledge Capture Between Consultancies and Freelance Subcontractors: A Model and Empirical Evidence
W.A. Taylor (University of Bradford, UK) and N.A. Boraie (House of Egypt Consultants, Egypt Triple Line Consulting, UK)
Copyright: © 2004
This chapter focuses on a perceived knowledge gap created whenever consultancy organizations sub-contract work to freelance consultants in the field. These field consultants often gain valuable knowledge from sub-contracted assignments, but this is not subsequently captured by their sponsors. From the perspective of any consultancy organization, the knowledge process to capture such local knowledge is vital.