Crowdsourcing and Knowledge Management in Contemporary Business Environments, 1st Edition

  • Regina Lenart-Gansiniec
  • Published By: Business Science Reference
  • ISBN-10: 1522542019
  • ISBN-13: 9781522542018
  • DDC: 658.4
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 304 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released January 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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In an era of an economy based on knowledge and Web 2.0 technology, knowledge is the foundation for improving the decision-making processes and relations between people both in and outside of an organization. Providing new and unique sources of knowledge outside organizations enables innovation and shapes competitive advantage. This title is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of crowdsourcing in collaboration, idea implementation, and organizational development. Highlighting a range of topics including data analytics, crowd computing, and open innovation, this book is ideally designed for business managers, business professionals, business and social researchers, graduate-level students, and academicians seeking current research on the mechanisms of knowledge management in crowdsourcing.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Logistics, Operations, and Management Science (ALOMS) Book Series.
Titles in This Series.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Crowdsourcing as an Example of Public Management Fashion.
2: Knowledge Management System for Governance: Transformational Approach Creating Knowledge as Product for Governance.
3: Knowledge Management in the Non-Governmental Organizations Context.
4: Crowdsourcing in Innovation Activity of Enterprises on an Example of Pharmaceutical Industry.
5: Knowledge Sharing and Innovative Work Behavior: An Extension of Social Cognitive Theory.
6: What Motivates the Crowd? A Literature Review on Motivations for Crowdsourcing.
7: Maturity Profiles of Organizations for Social Media.
8: Data Analytics Supporting Knowledge Acquisition.
9: Crowd Computing: The Computing Revolution.
10: Piloting Crowdsourcing Platform for Monitoring and Evaluation of Projects: Harnessing Massive Open Online Deliberation (MOOD).
Compilation of References.
Related References.
About the Contributors.