Architectures of Knowledge
Firms, Capabilities, and Communities
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Architectures of Knowledge by Ash Amin
Book Description"Architectures of Knowledge" seeks to demonstrate that a recognition of the importance of the role of knowledge in economics may lead to a new conception of the firm and public policy. To construct an alternative theorization of knowledge formation and knowledge governance in firms, the text assembles together research in different disciplines: economics, science and technology studies, cognitive sciences (including situated and distributed cognition), economic geography and management science. Placing the concept of community at the very centre of the argument, the text arrives at an understanding of the way in which new pieces of knowledge are created and mobilized in economic activities.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780199253326
(240mm x 165mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 29-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Ash Amin
Patrick Cohendet is Professor of Economics at University Louis Pasteur of Strasbourg, France. He has held Fellowships and Visiting Professorships at the Universities of UVA (Charlottesville, Virginia, USA), Toyo (Tokyo, Japan), and HEC-Montreal (Canada). He is one of the co-founders and members of BETA (Bureau d'economie theorique et appliquee), a research group in economics and management of the University Louis Pasteur of Strasbourg. He is member of the commitee of national research (CNRS) in economics and management. He was Member of CADAS (comite d'applications de l'academie des sciences ) from 1989 to 1999. His research interests lie in the fields of economics of innovation, economics of knowledge, theory of the firm, theory of decision, industrial organization and research policy.
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