Olga Rivera Hernáez

Olga Rivera, PhD, is a Professor in Organization and Business Policy and Head of the team on Innovation and Knowledge Management at the University of Deusto (San Sebastian). Professor Rivera has worked on Clusters, Learning Organizations and Learning Networks, focusing in these last years on the interaction between Knowledge Sharing and Innovation Capability. Nowadays she has been nominated as Vice Minister of Health Innovation by the Basque Government, and she is devoted to the modernization, improvement and sustainability of the Basque Public Health System. She received her Business Bachelor Degree from the University of Deusto and her PhD from the University of Madrid. Professor Rivera has published many articles in the area of organizational learning and knowledge management.


Handbook of Research on Communities of Practice for Organizational Management and Networking: Methodologies for Competitive Advantage
Olga Rivera Hernáez, Eduardo Bueno Campos. © 2011. 540 pages.
Communities of practice have become increasingly influential within management literature and practice since being identified as an important mechanism through which individual...
Communities of Practice: Context Factors that Influence their Development
Edurne Loyarte, Olga Rivera Hernáez. © 2011. 22 pages.
Many organizations have developed Communities of Practice and they are one of the most important vehicles of knowledge management in the 21st century. Organizations use...