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That's why it matters: how knowing creates value


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Swart, J., 2011. That's why it matters: how knowing creates value. Management Learning, 42 (3), pp. 319-332.

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Abstract

This article develops our understanding of how knowing creates value.It contributes to the interactionist perspectives on knowledge in three particular ways: first, it recognizes that knowledge is only valuable when it is enacted, i.e. know-how-in-action (KHiA). Second, it develops a typology of value creating options, i.e. clones, talent rich, resource rich and synergists, which represent multiple options that we can enact. These value creating types are sensitive to the socio-systemic and personal nature of knowing. Finally, it addresses the power dynamics within each value creating option. This lens re-introduces the individual power dynamics which impact on future value-creating processes.

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Item Type Articles
CreatorsSwart, J.
DOI10.1177/1350507610391591
Uncontrolled Keywordsknow-how-in-action, interactionist perspectives, knowing, value-creation, power, embedded resources
DepartmentsSchool of Management
RefereedYes
StatusPublished
ID Code24856

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