Handbook on the Knowledge Economy, Volume Two (Research Handbooks in Business and Management Series 2nd Revised ed.)

Handbook on the Knowledge Economy, Volume Two (Research Handbooks in Business and Management Series 2nd Revised ed.)

By: Greg Hearn (editor), Tim Kastelle (editor), David Rooney (editor)Hardback

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This thoroughly revised second edition of the Handbook on the Knowledge Economy expands the range of issues presented in the first edition and reflects important new progress in research about knowledge economies. Readers with interests in managing knowledge- and innovation-intensive businesses and those who are seeking new insights about how knowledge economies work will find this book an invaluable reference tool. Chapters deal with issues such as open innovation, wellbeing, and digital work that managers and policymakers are increasingly asked to respond to. Contributors to the Handbook are globally recognised experts in their fields providing valuable guidance. This comprehensive and stimulating Handbook will prove an important resource for practitioners and academics in diverse areas of interest, including: knowledge management, innovation management, knowledge policy, social epistemology, and development studies.

About Author

Edited by David Rooney, Associate Professor, Macquarie University, Australia, Greg Hearn, Centre for Creative Industries and Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Australia and Tim Kastelle, Senior Lecturer, University of Queensland, Australia


Contents: Preface 1. Knowledge is People Doing Things, Knowledge Economies are People Doing Things with Better Outcomes for More People David Rooney, Greg Hearn and Tim Kastelle PART I: CONCEPTS 2. Knowledge Economy Nico Stehr and Jason L. Mast 3. Negiotiating a Knowledge Economy: Juggling Knowledge, Truth and Power Jennifer Adelstein and Stewart Clegg 4. Knowledge-based Economies and Subjective Wellbeing Hans-Jurgen Engelbrecht 5. Knowledge, Learning and Pain Rene ten Bos 6. The Economics of Attention: Economic Doctrines, Social Structures, Political Systems Richard A. Lanham 7. What Does a Knowledge Economy Actually Look Like? Neil Kay 8. A Conceptual Model of Capability Learning for the Twenty-first-Century Knowledge Economy Ruth Bridgstock and Greg Hearn PART II: PRACTICES 9. Communities of Practice: Reflections on Lessons Learned at Rio Tinto and the Interdependent Relationship between Technologies and Communities Mark Bennett 10. Open Innovation: From Marginal to Mainstream Roland Harwood and David Simoes-Brown 11. How Universities Can Help Humanity Learn How to Resolve the Crises of Our Times - from Knowledge to Wisdom: The University College London Experience Nicholas Maxwell 12. Network Activation in the Knowledge Economies Susan Moger 13. Creative Industries and Innovation in a Knowledge Economy Jason Potts 14. Knowledge-based Business Models: A Digital Network Strategy Tim Kastelle 15. The Past, Present and Future of Social Network Analysis in the Study of Innovation John Steen and Sam MacAulay Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781849801744
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9781849801744
  • ISBN10: 1849801746
  • edition: 2nd Revised ed.

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