The Firm in a Knowledge Perspective . Sidney G. Winter The Wharton School ESNIE Cargèse 15 May 2006. A “Knowledge Perspective” ???.
Sidney G. Winter
The Wharton School
ESNIE Cargèse 15 May 2006
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It is increasingly, and broadly, recognized that productive knowledge is
This general view is strongly supported by research in psychology, sociology, computer science, evolutionary economics, management, etc.
“Everything which might affect the process or how it is run is to be copied down to the finest detail, unless it is either physically impossible to do so, or there is an overwhelming competitive benefit to introducing a change.”
(McDonald 1998), emphasis in original.
A number of authors have pointed to these considerations as having major effects on knowledge processes in the firm.