Lake, Peter and Erwee, Ronel (2005) Knowledge exchange in a regional network. International Journal of Organisational Behaviour, 9 (6). pp. 642-658.
This study explored the explicit knowledge in a regional business network and how members make tacit knowledge explicit. The one case at the regional level is made up of fourteen embedded cases. Twenty-four interviews were conducted among different categories of members in the HunterNet network. The main contribution to theory is that knowledge within HunterNet is primarily exchanged through informal conversation that includes the knowledge exchange processes of socialisation, externalisation, combination and internalisation. HunterNet members have an ability to understand engineering related explicit knowledge externalised by members in conversation. The HunterNet members thus build knowledge as individuals or a group, and build relationships and trust through the process of knowledge exchange inside and outside their organisations. Members have a learning intent, which is a prerequisite for learning and knowledge exchange.
|Item Type:||Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)|
|Additional Information:||USQ publication.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||HunterNet; regional network; knowledge exchange; relationships; individual; group|
|Subjects:||350000 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 350200 Business and Management > 350299 Business and Management not elsewhere classified|
|Depositing User:||epEditor USQ|
|Date Deposited:||11 Oct 2007 00:17|
|Last Modified:||02 Jul 2013 22:31|
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