ERIC Number: EJ585629
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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The Search-Transfer Problem: The Role of Weak Ties in Sharing Knowledge across Organization Subunits.
Hansen, Morten T.
Administrative Science Quarterly, v44 n1 p82-111 Mar 1999
Uses a network study of 120 projects undertaken by 41 divisions in a large electronics company to examine development of new products in the least amount of time. Weak interunit ties help project teams search for useful knowledge in other subunits but impede transfer of complex knowledge. (49 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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