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The Big Question for Performance Management: Why Do Managers Use Performance Information?

Moynihan, Donald P., Pandey, Sanjay K. (2010). The Big Question for PerformanceManagement: Why Do Managers Use Performance Information?, The Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, March 2010, 18p. We propose a slightly different question, which we believe is another big

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Best practices in talent management

Best practices in talent management, Special advertising supplement to Workforce MANAGEMENT, 14 December 2009 and 6 June 2011. Does Your Global Performance Management System Perform Where it Counts? (Workday, 2009) In order to maximize global productivity, a company should consider

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CODA: Creativity and Improvisation in Jazz and Organizations: Implications for Organizational Learning

Barrett, F. CODA: Creativity and Improvisation in Jazz and Organizations: Implications for Organizational Learning. Organization Science, vol. 9, n. 5. (sept-oct. 1998). Pp. 605-622. We must simply act, fully knowing our ignorance of possible consequences. Kenneth Arrow, economist I think

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Looking before you leap: Assessing the jump to teams in knowledge-based work

Cross, R. (2000). Looking before you leap: assessing the jump to teams in knowledge-based work. Business Horizons, 43 (5), 29-36. Knowledge is becoming more and more central to wealth, effective management practices can yield success more rapidly than at any

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The discipline of teams

Katzenbach, J. R., & Smith, D. K. (1993, March-April). The Discipline of teams. Harvard Business Review , 111-120. Real teams that perform, not amorphous groups that we call teams because we think the label is motivating and energizing. Teams and

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The who, what and why of knowledge mapping

Wexler, M.  2001.  «The who, what and why of knowledge mapping».  Journal of Knowledge Management, Vol. 5, No 3, p. 249-263. The Knowledge Map (K-Map) is a guide, not a repository – Davenport and Prusak, 1998 The competitive advantage rests

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The Role of Physical Representations in Knowledge Elicitation

Sparrow, J.  1998.  Knowledge in organizations.  London: Sage.  Chapitre 3: «The role of physical representations in knowledge elicitation», p. 51-78. The transfer of knowledge needs to be a communication process. Information science and social science perspectives We need to give

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Research directions for knowledge management

Teece, David.  1998.  «Research directions for knowledge management». California Management Review, spring, p. 289-292. Research directions Assemble evidence to test the proposition that firm-level competitive advantage in open economies flows fundamentally from difficult to replicate knowledge assets Industries exposed to

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Knowledge, Creativity and Innovation

Gurteen, David, 1998, Knowledge, Creativity and Innovation, Journal of Knowledge Management, Vol. 2, Issue 1, pp. 5-13 Knowledge management needs to fundamentally focus on creativity and innovation. Information and knowledge Knowledge is about know-how and know-why. The cake metaphor Data:

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Knowledge management: An emerging discipline rooted in a long history

Wiig, K.  2000.  «KM : an emerging discipline rooted in a long history», In Despres et Chauvel (eds), Knowledge horizons.  Boston: BH, p. 3-26. The emphasis on knowledge has always had a practical work-related and secular side. Knowledge in the

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