Inside the Virtual Product: How Organizations Create Knowledge Through Software

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Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 28, 2004 - Business & Economics - 236 pages
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A serious of detailed case studies provides the foundations for a deeper theoretical and empirical understanding of the nature and dynamics of software, knowledge, organization and their complex interactions. The author demonstrates how software induces t
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 Knowledge in Theory and in Practice
11
The Role of Qualitative Analysis and ParticipantObservation in Organizational Knowledge Research
43
The Technology and its Embedded Assumptions
71
5 The Influence of Integrated Systems on Organizational Memory
105
How Organizations Balance Flexibility and Control
135
How Firms Integrate Knowledge and Capabilities within and across Organizational Boundaries
173
8 Conclusions
197
Internal Company Documents
215
References
217
Index
225
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