Title: Knowledge governance: contributions and unresolved issues

Authors: Nicolai J. Foss, Joseph T. Mahoney, Patricia Ordonez De Pablos

Addresses: Center for Strategic Management and Globalization, Copenhagen Business School, Porcelaenshaven 24B, 2nd fl., 2000 Frederiksberg, Denmark; Department of Strategy and Management, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, Breiviksveien 40, N-5045, Bergen, Norway. ' Department of Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 140C Wohlers Hall, 1206 South Sixth Street, Champaign, IL 61820 USA. ' Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Economics, Avda del Cristo, s/n, 33.071 Oviedo – Asturias, Spain

Abstract: Knowledge governance joins knowledge management, strategic management, and theories of the firm, and considers how governance mechanisms influence knowledge processes, such as sharing, retaining and creating knowledge. We survey the papers in this volume of the special issue, and discuss future research challenges.

Keywords: KM; knowledge management; firm theories; knowledge processes; knowledge sharing; retaining knowledge; knowledge creation; strategic change management; knowledge governance.

DOI: 10.1504/IJSCM.2010.035846

International Journal of Strategic Change Management, 2010 Vol.2 No.4, pp.263 - 268

Available online: 06 Oct 2010 *

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