Crowdsourcing and Knowledge Management in Contemporary Business Environments

Crowdsourcing and Knowledge Management in Contemporary Business Environments

Regina Lenart-Gansiniec (Jagiellonian University, Poland)
Release Date: August, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 304
ISBN13: 9781522542001|ISBN10: 1522542000|EISBN13: 9781522542018|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-4200-1


In an era of an economy based on knowledge and Web 2.0 technology, knowledge is the foundation for improving the decision-making processes and relations between people both in and outside of an organization. Providing new and unique sources of knowledge outside organizations enables innovation and shapes competitive advantage.

Crowdsourcing and Knowledge Management in Contemporary Business Environments is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of crowdsourcing in collaboration, idea implementation, and organizational development. Highlighting a range of topics including data analytics, crowd computing, and open innovation, this book is ideally designed for business managers, business professionals, business and social researchers, graduate-level students, and academicians seeking current research on the mechanisms of knowledge management in crowdsourcing.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Crowd Computing
  • Data Analytics
  • Governance Technologies
  • Knowledge Acquisition
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Open Innovation
  • Organizational Learning
  • Public Management
  • Social Cognitive Theory
  • Social Media

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Regina Lenart-Gansiniec is an Assistant Professor at Jagiellonian University, Institute of Public Affairs, Faculty of Management and Social Communication (Krakow, Poland). She is expert in open innovation, knowledge management, clusters and public management of the Ministry of Economic Development (Poland) and Ministry of Economy (Poland). She has been an expert witness (areas: sales, marketing). Regina is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Economic Processes Management (Sumy State University), International Journal of Contemporary Management (Jagiellonian University), Journal of Management and Marketing (Publishing Society Ltd., Zilina, Slovakia), Business and Management Studies (Redfame Publishing). Her research interests include open innovation, social innovation, crowdsourcing, knowledge management, and organisational learning in public organisations.