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"Exploring Knowledge Governance"

Nicolai J. Foss and Joseph T. Mahoney


First Author :

Nicolai J. Foss
Center for Strategic Management and Globalization
Copenhagen Business School
Porcelænshaven 24B, 2nd fl
2000 Frederiksberg

Second Author :

Joseph T. Mahoney
Business Administration
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, College of Business
1206 S. Sixth Street
MC 706
Champaign, IL 61820

Abstract :
Knowledge governance is characterized as a distinctive research subject, the understanding of which cuts across diverse fields in management. In particular, it represents an intersection of knowledge management, strategic management, and theories of the firm. Knowledge governance considers how deployment of governance mechanisms influences knowledge processes: sharing, retaining, and creating knowledge. We survey the papers in this volume of the special issue, and discuss the remaining research challenges.
Keywords :
Governance, knowledge management, theories of the firm
Manuscript Received : 2010
Manuscript Published : 2010
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