The Role of Knowledge Transfer in Open Innovation

The Role of Knowledge Transfer in Open Innovation

Helena Almeida (University of Algarve, Portugal) and Bernardete Sequeira (University of Algarve, Portugal)
Release Date: September, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 397
ISBN13: 9781522558491|ISBN10: 1522558497|EISBN13: 9781522558507|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5849-1


The ways in which codified and tacit knowledge are sourced, transferred, and combined are critical in furthering open innovation. When used effectively, knowledge sharing and organizational success are significantly increased, improving products and services.

The Role of Knowledge Transfer in Open Innovation is a collection of innovative research on a set of analyses, reflections, and recommendations within the framework of knowledge transfer practices in different areas of knowledge and in various industries. While highlighting topics including tacit knowledge, organizational culture, and knowledge representation, this book is ideally designed for professionals, academicians, and researchers seeking current research on the best practices for transfer of knowledge as an intermediate open innovation.

Topics Covered

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

  • Absorptive Capacity
  • Human Capital Development
  • Knowledge Creation
  • Knowledge Management
  • Knowledge Representation
  • Knowledge Transfer
  • Open Innovation
  • Organizational Culture
  • Organizational Learning
  • Tacit Knowledge

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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