Knowledge Capture Between Consultancies and Freelance Subcontractors: A Model and Empirical Evidence

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 |Pages: 29
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-281-7.ch002
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Abstract

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.

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