Knowledge Capitalism by Alan Burton-Jones
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Knowledge Capitalism
By Alan Burton-Jones

Knowledge Capitalism

Business, Work and Learning in the New Economy

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Knowledge Capitalism by Alan Burton-Jones

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What will organizations and work be like in the future? Who will survive and prosper? Knowlege Capitalism reveals haw the shift to a knowledge-based economy is redefining firms, empowering individuals and reshaping the links between learning and work. Burton-Jones arguew that industrial-era models of firm-market boundaries, work arrangements, and ownership and control are inhibiting firms' and individuals' success in the emerging knowledge economy. New models are described to help management make better insourcing/outsourcing decisions, align organizational structure and incentives with knowledge goals, and plan learning and knowledge growth strategies. The author charts the change in the business/knowledge landscape with arresting clarity and an impressive range of evidence, including illustrations from leading companines. Every page contains something that will make you think about how you and your organization will need to adapt. Knowledge Capitalism provides a practical tool-set for anybody wantint to interpret and manage change in the new economy.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780199242542
ISBN-10: 0199242542
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 15mm)
Pages: 262
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 19-Jul-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Oxford Handbook of Human Capital by Alan Burton-Jones Oxford Handbook of Human Capital, Paperback (May 2012)

This Handbook provides a much needed, authoritative, and inter-disciplinary survey of concepts, applications, and research on human capital, the stock of human capabilities and knowledge found in organizations. It is designed for scholars and graduate students in business and across the social sciences, as well as policy makers and practitioners.

Knowledge Capitalism by Alan Burton-Jones Knowledge Capitalism, Hardback (October 1999)

Probing the surface of contemporary economic and social change, this text shows how the shift to a knowledge-based economy is redefining firms, and reshaping learning and work links. It describes the emergence of a new breed of capitalist - dependent on knowledge rather than resources.

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Author Biography - Alan Burton-Jones

Alan Burton-Jones, formerly business development director of leading multi-national, British Oxygen's computer services subsidiary based in London, now heads an international IT and management consultancy practice headquartered in Australia. A frequent speaker at technical and business conferences, he has extensive contacts within the academic and business spheres in the USA, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.

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