Learning Models for Innovation in Organizations: Examining Roles of Knowledge Transfer and Human Resources Management

Learning Models for Innovation in Organizations: Examining Roles of Knowledge Transfer and Human Resources Management

Fawzy Soliman (The University of Technology, Australia)
Indexed In: PsycINFO®, SCOPUS
Release Date: December, 2013|Copyright: © 2014 |Pages: 359
ISBN13: 9781466648845|ISBN10: 1466648848|EISBN13: 9781466648852|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4884-5

Description

In order to strive for a competitive advantage in their industry, organizations have begun achieving innovation through knowledge-driven learning models to ensure that organizational activities are efficient and effective.

Learning Models for Innovation in Organizations: Examining Roles of Knowledge Transfer and Human Resources Management provides relevant theoretical frameworks and empirical research findings to enhance knowledge management and learning competencies for organizational activities. This book offers assistance and guidance to managers and professionals of innovation firms, learning organizations, and other work communities through tools, techniques, and strategic suggestions for improvement.

Topics Covered

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

  • Global Innovation
  • Human Resource Management
  • Knowledge Gaps
  • Knowledge Management
  • Organizational learning
  • Organizational Models
  • Transformational Leaders

Reviews and Testimonials

16 articles by management and other specialists from Europe, the US, Australia, the Middle East, and Asia, who examine the role of knowledge transfer and human resources management in innovation in organizations. They address the organizational defects of learning and innovation gaps and the role of human resources management in creating a climate for innovation and learning; how the relations between people and things can benefit learning; why creativity and innovation are important in the workplace and how the creativity process can be supported through mindfulness; how learning places and knowledge flows stimulate innovation; the construction of knowledge management, types of knowledge, and the history and meaning of knowledge management; the role of learning transfer in ensuring an organization's competitive advantage; and knowledge management practices and perspectives in the Middle East.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Fawzy Soliman graduated with a PhD degree and Master of Engineering Science degree from the University of New South Wales, Australia and a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the University of Sydney. Published in international Journals in excess of twenty six papers, six book chapters and three books and in excess of fifty two conference proceeding papers. Former editor of Journal of Knowledge Management, Guest editor of Journal of Knowledge Management and Journal Operations Management and International Journal of Knowledge Management. His publication citations is in excess of 770 with an author impact h-index of 11 and I-index of 12. Supervised 10 PhD graduates. Convenor of Australia’s first conference on Knowledge Management KNOW’99 held on 26-27 November 1999. Taught in a number of international business schools in Australia and overseas. Invited speaker in a number of prestigious conferences. Prior to joining academia, he has held various positions in large Australian organisations.

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