Nick Bontis is an associate professor at the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University.
Contributors 1. Knowledge, Intellectual Capital, and Strategy: Themes and Tensions, Chun Wei Choo & Nick Bontis Part I: Knowledge in Organizations 2. Market, Hierarchy, and Trust: The Knowledge Economy and the Future of Capitalism, Paul S. Adler 3. Knowledge, Knowledge Work, and Organizations: An Overview and Interpretation, Frank Blackler 4. The Creation and Sharing of Knowledge, Max Boisot 5. Sensemaking, Knowledge Creation, and Decision Making: Organizational Knowing as Emergent Strategy, Chun Wei Choo 6. Knowledge, Context, and the Management of Variation, Charles Despres & Daniele Chauvel Part II: Knowledge-Based Perspectives of the Firm 7. A Resource-Based Theory of the Firm: Knowledge versus Opportunism, Kathleen R. Conner & C. K. Prahalad 8. The Knowledge-Based View of the Firm, Robert M. Grant 9. Knowledge, Uncertainty, and an Emergency Theory of the Firm, J.-C. Spender 10. From Economic Theory Toward a Knowledge-Based Theory of the Firm: Conceptual Building Blocks, Georg von Krogh & Simon Grand 11. Knowledge and Learning, Markets and Organizations: Managing the Information Transaction Space, Ard Huizing & Wim Bouman Part III: Knowledge Strategies 12. Replication of Organizational Routines: Conceptualizing the Exploitation of Knowledge Assets, Sidney G. Winter & Gabriel Szulanski 13. Modular Product and Process Architectures: Frameworks for Strategic Organizational Learning, Ron Sanchez 14. Technological and Organizational Designs for Realizing Economies of Substitution, Raghu Garud & Arun Kumaraswamy 15. Developing A Knowledge Strategy, Michael H. Zack 16. Aligning Human Resource Management Practices and Knowledge Strategies: A Theoretical Framework, Paul Bierly III & Paula Daly 17. Knowledge and the Internet: Lessons from Cultural Industries, Chong Ju Choi & Anastasios Karamanos Part IV: Knowledge Strategy in Practice 18. Product Sequencing: Coevolution of Knowledge, Capabilities, and Products, Constance E. Helfat & Ruth Raubitschek 19. Exploration and Exploitation as Complements, Anne Marie Knott 20. Above and Beyond Knowledge Management, Vincent Barabba, John Pourdehnad & Russell L. Ackoff 21. Keeping a Butterfly and an Elephant in a House of Cards: The Elements of Exceptional Success, William H. Starbuck 22. Epistemology in Action: A Framework for Understanding Organizational Due Diligence Processes, Mihnea Moldoveanu 23. National Culture and Knowledge Sharing in a Global Learning Organization: A Case Study, Youngjin Yoo & Ben Torrey Part V: Knowledge Creation 24. A Dynamic Theory of Organizational Knowledge Creation, Ikujiro Nonaka 25. Managing Existing Knowledge Is Not Enough: Knowledge Management Theory and Practice in Japan, Katsuhiro Umemoto 26. Knowledge Exploitation and Knowledge Exploration: Two Strategies for Knowledge Creating Companies, Kazuo Ichijo 27. The Role of Tacit Knowledge in Group Innovation, Dorothy Leonard & Sylvia Sensiper 28. Knowledge Creation of Global Companies, Seija Kulkki Part VI: Knowledge Across Boundaries 29. Mobilizing Knowledge in Interorganizational Alliances, Harald M. Fischer, Joyce Brown, Joseph F. Porac, James B. Wade, Michael DeVaughn & Alaina Kanfer 30. How Does Knowledge Flow? Interfirm Patterns in the Semiconductor Industry, Melissa M. Appleyard 31. Opportunity and Constraint: Chain-to-Component Transfer Learning in Multiunit Chains of U.S. Nursing Homes, 1991-1997, Will Mitchell, Joel A. C. Baum, Jane Banaszak-Holl, Whitney B. Berta & Dilys Bowman 32. Knowledge across Boundaries: Managing Knowledge in Distribut