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MICRO Contracting for Tacit Knowledge - A study of contractual arrangements in international technology transfer

Yongjian Bao, Shuming Zhao
2004 Problems and Perspectives in Management  
To protect their tacit knowledge in international technology transfers, transferors generally selected ownership-based hierarchical control.  ...  Our research results challenge the rigid application of hierarchical contracting in tacit knowledge transformation.  ...  The perspective of organizational learning substantially compensated the weakness of TCE-based analysis on the critical dimensions of tacit knowledge transaction.  ... 
doaj:3c39108098ca44f9b84f19cd6b7e5453 fatcat:xjj4eb2nynejdjawzkcnu4sbsm

Experienced Community of Practice and Knowledge Transfer in a Science/Technology Company

D. Cadiz, T.L. Griffith, J.E. Sawyer
2006 Proceedings of the 39th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS'06)  
We present the results from survey measures and company archival data of Technical Account Representatives (TARs) at a Fortune 500 company.  ...  One promising method used to facilitate knowledge transfer is the creation and development of Communities of Practice (COP) within the organization.  ...  Over 3000 TARS were sent web-based surveys which included our COP measure as a part of a larger study at TechCo.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2006.170 dblp:conf/hicss/CadizGS06 fatcat:upz6oq5m7zg2bclupuviv6zunq

The Relationship between Knowledge Conversion Abilities and Academic Performance

Mohamad Noorman Masrek, Nurul Zaki Mohd Zainol
2015 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Knowledge conversion abilities comprise of four dimensions, namely, socialization, externalization, combination and internalization.  ...  Using the survey research method involving 263 respondents from the Faculty of Information Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA, the four independent variables are found to have a significant relationship  ...  in this study.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.01.1078 fatcat:eopfmkryevcd3cpgrj7juhjkrm

Inter-Firm Technology Transfer and Performance in International Joint Venture Firms

Sazali Abdul Wahab
2011 Social Science Research Network  
The results revealed that degree of tacit knowledge, as a distinct dimension of degree of technology transfer, has a significant effect on both corporate and human resource performances; where its effect  ...  The study has bridged the literature gaps in such that it offers empirical evidence on the effects of two distinct degrees of technology transfer: degrees of tacit and explicit knowledge on two dimensions  ...  Based on the empirical studies, this study proposes the following hypotheses: H1: Degree of tacit and explicit knowledge in inter-firm technology transfer is positively related to a higher degree of local  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1949209 fatcat:hlmxvnof45dp7f7yra4hgqkac4

Inter-Firm Technology Transfer and Performance in International Joint Venture Firms

Sazali Abdul Wahab, Haslinda Abdullah, Jegak Uli, Raduan Che Rose
2010 International Journal of Business and Management  
The results revealed that degree of tacit knowledge, as a distinct dimension of degree of technology transfer, has a significant effect on both corporate and human resource performances; where its effect  ...  The study has bridged the literature gaps in such that it offers empirical evidence on the effects of two distinct degrees of technology transfer: degrees of tacit and explicit knowledge on two dimensions  ...  Based on the empirical studies, this study proposes the following hypotheses: H1: Degree of tacit and explicit knowledge in inter-firm technology transfer is positively related to a higher degree of local  ... 
doi:10.5539/ijbm.v5n4p93 fatcat:jo3jv2bv7ngktk4uiiizqjscju

Effects of Critical Knowledge Characteristics on Degree of Inter-Firm Technology Transfer

A.W. Sazali, A. Haslinda, U. Jegak, C.R. Raduan
2009 Journal of Social Sciences (New York, N.Y.)  
Based on the underlying knowledge-based view perspective, this paper aims to empirically examine the effect of three critical knowledge characteristics: Tacitness, complexity and specificity on degree  ...  of technology transfer and its two dimensions: Degree of tacit and explicit knowledge.  ...  in the survey.  ... 
doi:10.3844/jssp.2009.452.459 fatcat:dhaqvrrifnc7rhugonlcwufuzq

Workplace Dimensions: Tacit Knowledge Sharing in Universities

Ritesh CHUGH
2013 Journal of Advanced Management Science  
The focus of this paper is to analyze workplace dimensions that have an impact on the transfer of tacit knowledge in four Australian universities.  ...  The results indicate a high level of commitment from universities towards the transfer of tacit knowledge.   ...  Based on a sample of 141 surveys, it would be inappropriate to generalize the findings to a larger population of academics.  ... 
doi:10.12720/joams.1.1.24-28 fatcat:chneyudsrve5dnvdn3o7kt2ymm

The Dimensions of Tacit & Explicit Knowledge: A Description and Measure

Michael Chilton, James Bloodgood
2007 2007 40th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS'07)  
This paper discusses the nature of tacit versus explicit knowledge in terms of the dimensions thought to contribute to its degree of tacitness.  ...  We present an instrument designed to elicit perceptions regarding the nature of knowledge used by workers and their degree of reliance on tacit knowledge.  ...  A fourth dimension is associated with prior learning and arises in the degree to which a person appears to be applying the knowledge base in a formal or informal manner.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2007.524 dblp:conf/hicss/ChiltonB07 fatcat:jwar4q3pjvey7c73lb4ppax2zm

The Dimensions of Tacit & Explicit Knowledge

Michael A. Chilton, James M. Bloodgood
2008 International Journal of Knowledge Management  
This paper discusses the nature of tacit versus explicit knowledge in terms of the dimensions thought to contribute to its degree of tacitness.  ...  We present an instrument designed to elicit perceptions regarding the nature of knowledge used by workers and their degree of reliance on tacit knowledge.  ...  A fourth dimension is associated with prior learning and arises in the degree to which a person appears to be applying the knowledge base in a formal or informal manner.  ... 
doi:10.4018/jkm.2008040106 fatcat:awh2h65afnfgdha7jovmp5yq4u

The Impact of Socialization on Collaborative Learning Method in E-Learning Management System (eLMS)

Zahraa Abed Aljasim Muhisn, Mazida Ahmad, Mazni Omar, Sinan Adnan Muhisn
2019 International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET)  
The participants took part in a survey, the results of which indicated that knowledge can be effectively transferred from lecturer to students via eLMS, which motivates students to share knowledge with  ...  This empirical study was thus conducted to investigate the impact of e-learning on the socialisation among students in Iraq.  ...  Methodology As a part of the present study, a quantitative survey was conducted to understand the impact of e-learning on the socialisation among students in Iraq.  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijet.v14i20.10992 fatcat:d53vfa5j4nerllra27yogc6yyi

The effect of tacit knowledge on firm performance

Harold Harlow
2008 Journal of Knowledge Management  
Purpose -The purpose of this paper is to propose the use of the tacit knowledge index (TKI) to assess the level of tacit knowledge within firms and its effect on firm performance.  ...  This measure includes both the degree of usage and the tacitness of the knowledge management method.  ...  In addition, the use of TKI to implement the learning and innovation perspective of BSC provides managers with a ready tool to match their strategy to their innovation and learning perspective, measure  ... 
doi:10.1108/13673270810852458 fatcat:wnfbec5ma5fwtpyh7cluuxkypa

Cross‐generational knowledge flows in edge organizations

Jay Liebowitz, Nirmala Ayyavoo, Hang Nguyen, Deborah Carran, James Simien
2007 Industrial management & data systems  
developing and testing a model to enhance cross-generational knowledge flows in edge organizations.  ...  This is particularly true in edge organizations, which thrive on adaptability and agility to survive.  ...  Narrative; Communities of Practices; Implicit learning (research on the phenomenon of acquiring tacit knowledge without intention or awareness).  ... 
doi:10.1108/02635570710822787 fatcat:u6hcnzd5i5fenpqk2jzz5hio2q

The Impact of Knowledge Behavioural Factors on Tacit Knowledge Retention: Empirical Study in Oil and Gas Industry

AbdulGhani Abdullah Gaghman
2020 KnE Social Sciences  
Based on the study results, both knowledge and organisational behaviour shows direct impact in knowledge retention enhancement.  ...  Relying on explicit knowledge and old-style training courses is simply no longer effective to transfer or retain knowledge; therefore, understanding the role of tacit knowledge retentions as part of knowledge  ...  Acknowledgment Nobody has been more important to me in the pursuit of this project than the members of my family.  ... 
doi:10.18502/kss.v4i1.5976 fatcat:los4oo5chverdgliroisx2ct24

Measuring the Effects of Relationship Quality and Mutual Trust on Degree of Inter-Firm Technology Transfer in International Joint Venture

Sazali Abdul Wahab, Raduan Che Rose, Suzana Idayu Wati Osman
2011 International Business Research  
of inter-firm technology transfer: degree of tacit and explicit knowledge in IJVs.  ...  The success of inter-firm TT requires a strong existence of a close and intense communications between the technology supplier and recipient.  ...  A review of literature on both intra and inter-firm knowledge transfer (KT) reveals that RELQLTY has been operationalized from many dimensions such as 1) ease of communication and intimacy of relationship  ... 
doi:10.5539/ibr.v4n3p116 fatcat:fwkl4ufrofg4nda5zexga3ndey

Measuring the Effects of Relationship Quality and Mutual Trust on Degree of Inter-Firm Technology Transfer in International Joint Venture

Sazali Abdul Wahab
2011 Social Science Research Network  
of inter-firm technology transfer: degree of tacit and explicit knowledge in IJVs.  ...  The success of inter-firm TT requires a strong existence of a close and intense communications between the technology supplier and recipient.  ...  A review of literature on both intra and inter-firm knowledge transfer (KT) reveals that RELQLTY has been operationalized from many dimensions such as 1) ease of communication and intimacy of relationship  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1949216 fatcat:ml7w53gayzewjpy4odwbbskxtm
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