eBook Organizational Knowledge Facilitation through Communities of Practice in Emerging Markets, 1st Edition

  • Sheryl Buckley
  • Grzegorz Majewski
  • Apostolos Giannakopoulos
  • Published By: Business Science Reference
  • ISBN-10: 1522500146
  • ISBN-13: 9781522500148
  • DDC: 658.4
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 326 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released November 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016
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This book seeks to fill the knowledge gap surrounding Communities of Practice and their role within developing nations. Focusing on critical topics related to different types of knowledge communities and the ways in which such communities generate innovation, this research-based publication is an ideal reference source for academics, business professionals, researchers, entrepreneurs, and those currently studying at the graduate level.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Knowledge Acquisition, Transfer, and Management (AKATM) Book Series.
Titles in this Series.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Transferring Knowledge through Cross-Border Communities of Practice.
2: Communities of Practice in Transition Economies: Innovation in Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises.
3: Mentoring Programs as a Basis for Creating Communities of Practices in Tourism.
4: What Can Reverse Mentoring Relationships Contribute to Communities of Practice involving Developed and Rising Economies?.
5: The Emergence of Women Entrepreneurs and Communities of Practice within the Global Context.
6: Hints for Rethinking Communities of Practice in Public Administration: An Analysis from Real Practice.
7: IT – Offshoring and a Cross National Intra Organizational Community of Practice: The Case of Norway House, Vietnam.
8: Communities of Practice as Tool of Enhancing Competitiveness in Rising Economies: Lessons Learnt from the Chinese Company.
9: Does a Knowledge Management Community Manage Knowledge?.
10: Reflections on the Roles of Community of Practice (CoP) in Engineering Education.
11: Utilizing Communities of Practice to Facilitate Knowledge Sharing in the Digital Age.
12: The Perfomativity of a Cop in Innovation Context: The Case of a Brazilian Cluster.
13: Logistics, Marketing and Knowledge Management in the Community of Consumers.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.