Learning Networks for competitive edge
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[German title: Wettbewerbsvorteile durch Lernnetzwerke]

Gibbert, M.; Durand, T. (Eds.): Strategic Networks. Learning to Compete. Blackwell (Strategic Management Society book series), 2006. 216 p., ISBN: 9781405135856 (hkb), ISBN10: 1405135859 (hkb)

Abstract: This book explores the creation of ‘learning networks’ and sheds light on how they function:- real versus virtual forms of interaction, collaboration versus competition in the learning process, and joint value creation versus individual value appropriation in networks.

  • Written by international experts in the field of global strategy.
  • Contributions have been selected for their insights and interdependence between organizational learning and networks.
  • Looks at topics such as real versus virtual forms of interaction, collaboration versus competition in the learning process, and joint value creation versus individual value appropriation in networks.

Editor(s): MICHAEL GIBBERT is an Assistant Professor at the Institute for Business Management at Bocconi University in Milan. Prior to joining the faculty at Bocconi, he held appointments at Stellenbosch, INSEAD, Yale, and St. Gallen, where he also studied for his Ph.D.
THOMAS DURAND is professor of business strategy at Ecole Centrale Paris where he heads the “Technology & Strategy » research lab. He is also Chairman of CM International, a management consultancy with 40 staff in offices in Paris, Cardiff and Madrid.

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© Blackwell Publishing 2006


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