Journal of Enterprise Information Management, 21 (6), 2008 – interesting articles

Journal of Enterprise Information Management, Volume 21 Issue 6, 2008

Cecily Mason, Tanya Castleman, Craig Parker
Communities of enterprise: developing regional SMEs in the knowledge economy 571 – 584

  • Abstract: Purpose – This paper proposes the concepts of communities of enterprise (CoEs) and virtual communities of enterprise (VCoEs) to describe business networking patterns in regional areas where there is no central organisational or industry focus and small and medium enterprises dominate the economy. …
  • Keywords: Knowledge economy, Knowledge management, Knowledge sharing, Small to medium-sized enterprises, Social capital
  • Article Type: Literature review
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Torsti Rantapuska, Outi Ihanainen
Knowledge use in ICT investment decision making of SMEs 585 – 596

  • Abstract: Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to discuss how managers use knowledge when making ICT investment decisions. ICT investments are complex processes and also have strategic implications for organizations. The focus of the study is to reveal how the organizational process of knowledge creation affects the individual-level of decision making and how knowledge conversions between tacit and explicit knowledge occur in this process. …
  • Keywords: Communication technologies, Decision making, Knowledge management, Small to medium-sized enterprises
  • Article Type: Research paper
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