Title: Organisational learning dynamics in the software publishing industry

Authors: Pedro Lopez Saez, Gregorio Martin De Castro, Jose Emilio Navas Lopez

Addresses: Departamento de Organizacion de Empresas, Facultad de Ciencias Economicas y Empresariales, Universidad Complutense De Madrid, Campus de Somosaguas, 28223 Pozuelo-Madrid, Spain. ' Departamento de Organizacion de Empresas, Facultad de Ciencias Economicas y Empresariales, Universidad Complutense De Madrid, Campus de Somosaguas, 28223 Pozuelo-Madrid, Spain. ' Departamento de Organizacion de Empresas, Facultad de Ciencias Economicas y Empresariales, Universidad Complutense De Madrid, Campus de Somosaguas, 28223 Pozuelo-Madrid, Spain

Abstract: Analysis of the mechanisms of knowledge accumulation that are employed by firms is a key to understanding the success of certain regions, and also of some industries and firms. This paper: proposes a general framework for the firm|s organisational learning dynamics; provides empirical evidence of the organisational learning dynamics that actually appear in firms from the software publishing industry.

Keywords: knowledge-intensive firms; organisational learning; tacit knowledge; software publishing.

DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.2008.015988

International Journal of Technology Management, 2008 Vol.41 No.1/2, pp.138 - 154

Published online: 02 Dec 2007 *

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