Managing Industrial Knowledge

Creation, Transfer and Utilization

by Ikujiro Nonaka, David J Teece

Managing Industrial Knowledge illuminates the complex processes at work in the creation and successful transfer of corporate knowledge. It is now generally recognized that the competitive advantages of firms depends on their ability to build, utilize and protect knowledge assets. In this volume many of the foremost international authors and pioneers of the study of knowledge in firms present their latest work and insights into organizational knowledge and innovation.

In a world where markets, products, technologies, competitors, regulations, and even societies change rapidly, continuous innovation and the knowledge that produces innovation have become key. The chapters in this keynote volume shed new light on the contextual factors in knowledge creation, the links between knowledge and innovation in all aspects of business life and the processes by which these may be fostered or lost in organizations.


  • SAGE Publications; February 2001
  • ISBN: 9781847876621
  • Edition: 1
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure ePub format
  • Title: Managing Industrial Knowledge
  • Author: Ikujiro Nonaka (ed.); David J Teece (ed.)
  • Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd

In The Press

`Any JORS with an interest in knowledge management should ensure that they read this book' - Journal of the Operational Research Society