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Figurational Dynamics: attributes within a knowledge transfer scenario.

Fascia, Michael

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Abstract

In this short paper, we discuss a dialectic methodology surrounding the interpretation of knowledge transfer, and the conditional elements which can be seen to support the concept of a unity of knowledge. We discuss a differing standpoint to knowledge and knowledge value, based on the knowledge transfer practitioner’s perspective, but still in a business context. We ask why, if knowledge is vital for business success and competitive advantage, the transfer of knowledge is rarely a simple unproblematic event. Further, that the creation of knowledge before transfer is recognised as a significant factor in determining a starting point for analogous scrutiny, and often under a premise of doxastic attitude. This discussion therefore aims to synthesise current literature and research into an elemental epistemic principal of FIGURATION DYNAMICS, and in doing so, may help focus congruent knowledge transfer theories.

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Feb 1, 2016
Online Publication Date Mar 1, 2016
Publication Date 2016-03
Deposit Date Mar 8, 2016
Publicly Available Date Mar 8, 2016
Journal Journal of Strategy, Operations & Economics
Print ISSN 2396-8826
Electronic ISSN 2396-8826
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 2
Issue 1
Pages 1-10
Keywords Knowledge, Knowledge transfer, Philosophy, Perspectives, attitude
Public URL http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/9646
Publisher URL http://www.soejournal.com/index.php/soe/article/view/19
Contract Date Mar 8, 2016

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