Knowledge integration through the design of organizational form and combinative capabilities

[German title: Integration von Wissen durch die Gestaltung von Organisationsform und kombinatorischen Fähigkeiten]

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Knowledge integration in organizations
ManagementFirst Newsletter – October 2006

This is a shortened version of “Knowledge integration in organizations: an empirical assessment” which originally appeared in the Journal of Knowledge Management, Volume 10 Number 4. The authors were Jacqueline L. Kenney and Siegfried P. Gudergan, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia.

Abstract: Organizational form and combinative capabilities can explain the effects of efficiency, scope and flexibility on firm-level knowledge integration. In turn, differences in knowledge types and forms necessitate the use of secondary combinative capabilities.

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