Exploring Knowledge-Intensive Business Services: Knowledge Management Strategies
Eleonora Di Maria, Roberto Grandinetti, Barbara Di Bernardo
Palgrave Macmillan, May 9, 2012 - Business & Economics - 277 pages
An updated view of knowledge management strategies of knowledge-intensive business services, focusing on how these service firms manage innovation in the framework of the knowledge economy. The authors offer an original analysis of key processes of business services specializing in different activities such as design, professional firms, and information technology. This volume contains rich case studies, surveys and quantitative economic analysis carried out in Canada, France, Germany, India, Italy, Russia and Spain. It gathers contributions from respected scholars specializing in knowledge-intensive business services and offers a fresh overview of the dynamics concerning knowledge management in services, with respect to firms embedded in regional innovation systems, metropolitan areas and clusters.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
1 KIBS and Knowledge Dynamics in ClientSupplier Interaction
Observations from Alsace BadenWürttemberg and Catalonia
3 Knowledge Dynamics and Knowledge Commodification of KIBS in Time and Space
Evidence from Russia
5 KIBS Roles in KIBS Industries
A Real TradeOff?
The Case of Complex Software Solutions in the Fashion and Retail Industry in Italy
Balancing Exploitation and Exploration Through Service Architectures
Other editions - View all
activities agglomeration analysis Baden-Württemberg Cablog cent clients clusters co-production Company Alfa Company Beta competences competitive context creative customers Doloreux economic effect empirical employees engineering entrepreneurial entrepreneurs experience explore external factors firm’s geographic growth high-order service human capital Idiom important innovation processes interaction internal involved Italy Jacob Mathew KIBS firm KIBS innovation KIBS providers KIBS sector knowledge angels knowledge base knowledge dynamics knowledge management knowledge-intensive business services learning literature located logistics Lombardy manufacturing modular services Muller and Zenker organization organizational output outsource P-KIBS Padova performance Pixar professional proximity Quebec City regional relevant rely role sample service firms service production service providers share Shearmur social capital Solaris solutions spatial specific stage standardized services Strambach strategies suppliers synthetic knowledge Table tacit knowledge tion TPLs types University of Padova urban density variables Veneto vertical disintegration