Organizational Knowledge by Silvia Gherardi
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Organizational Knowledge
By Silvia Gherardi

Organizational Knowledge

The Texture of Workplace Learning

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Organizational Knowledge by Silvia Gherardi

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This book makes an important contribution to our understanding of practice-based organizational learning and knowing. It is based on the author's detailed study of safety practices in different corporate settings. The author uses this study to empirically describe how learning, knowing and organizing are practised. It is centred on the concepts of 'knowing in practice' and the 'texture' of organizational knowledge. It gives a rich account of how organizations learn and how corporate practices and policies evolve.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405125598
ISBN-10: 1405125594
Format: Hardback
(237mm x 166mm x 24mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Silvia Gherardi

Silvia Gherardi is Professor of Organization and Management at the University of Trento, Italy.

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