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What is Knowledge-Intensive Organization

Handbook of Research on Knowledge-Intensive Organizations
A firm whose main activity is based on the employment of knowledge.
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Tensions between Knowledge Creation and Knowledge Sharing: Individual Preferences of Employees in Knowledge-Intensive Organizations
Tatiana Andreeva (St. Petersburg State University, Russia)
Copyright: © 2009 |Pages: 19
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-176-6.ch028
Contemporary literature usually views knowledge creation and knowledge sharing as either independent or positively related processes. However, based on the review of the literature on the organizational conditions aimed to support these processes, the author challenges this view at the individual level of analysis and suggests that an individual employee can hardly simultaneously combine features that support both knowledge creation and knowledge sharing and thus can hardly be efficient in both processes at the same time. The data from the survey of 120 employees from 5 knowledge-intensive companies supported this idea, and the author discusses its implications for further research and for management practice in knowledge-intensive organizations.
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Knowledge Management Practices in Temporal Knowledge-Intensive Organizations
Organization where intellectual capital makes up a large part of the market value of the organization.
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