Connectivity and Knowledge Management in Virtual Organizations: Networking and Interactive Communications, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 160566071X
  • ISBN-13: 9781605660714
  • DDC: 658.4038
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 349 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released March 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Provides a review of innovations and trends in virtual organizations. Covers topics such as knowledge creation and management, virtual customer networks, e-commerce, and virtual communities.

Table of Contents

Cover Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Preface: Knowledge Management and Virtual Organizations.
1: Section I Building Virtual Communities for Sharing Knowledge.
2: Interrelationships Between Professional Virtual Communities and Social Networks, and the Importance of Virtual Communities in Creating and Sharing Knowledge.
3: The Role of Trust, Satisfaction, and Communication in the Development of Participation in Virtual Communities.
4: Section II: Networking and Knowledge Management for Competitive Advantage.
5: Can Virtual Networks Encourage Knowledge Absorptive Capacity?.
6: Knowledge Integration Through Inter-Organizational Virtual Organizations.
7: Section III: Knowledge Management in Virtual Organizations.
8: Visualizing Knowledge Networks and Flows to Enhance Organizational Metacognition in Virtual Organizations.
9: Model on Knowledge-Governance: Collaboration Focus and Communities of Practice.
10: Knowledge Management in SMEs Clusters.
11: Section IV: Knowledge Management Tools.
12: Tools for Supporting Knowledge Management: Knowledge Internalization Through E-Learning.
13: The Value of Virtual Networks for Knowledge Management: A Tool for Practical Development.
14: Human Capital and E-Learning: Developing Knowledge Through Virtual Networks.
15: Section V: Specific Problems and Industries.
16: The Development of Knowledge and Information Networks in Tourism Destinations.
17: E-Government Challenges: Barriers and Facilitators in Spanish City Councils.
18: Business Analytics Success: A Conceptual Framework and an Application to Virtual Organizing.
19: The Evolution from Data to Wisdom in Decision-Making at the Level of Real and Virtual Networks.
20: Editor Conclusions.
21: Section VI Selected Readings.
22: A Complex Adaptive Systems-Based Enterprise Knowledge Sharing Model.
23: Developing a Telecommunication Operation Support Systems (OSS): The Impact of a Change in Network Technology.
24: Enabling the Virtual Organization with Agent Technology.
25: Virtual Communities of Practice: A Mechanism for Efficient Knowledge Retrieval in MNCs.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.