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Sugarman, Barry – Learning Organization, 2010
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to understand how social networks can help to produce the "magic" of extraordinary results for organizations. Design/methodology/approach: In this exploratory study four cases (from published reports) are compared in order to illustrate different management approaches to utilizing the power of networks.…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Social Networks, Case Studies, Management Systems
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Azman, Norzaini; Sirat, Morshidi; Pang, Vincent – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2016
The future of Malaysia as a high-income and competitive nation largely depends on its pool of highly skilled human capital. Hence, the issue of human capital development has taken centre stage in numerous reform agendas of Malaysia. This paper seeks to provide examples of policy initiatives aimed at facilitating the management of highly educated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Human Capital, Talent Development, Higher Education
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Chatterjee, Sheshadri – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
This study explores to identify the factors and barriers influencing the diffusion of knowledge in higher learning institutes in India. Several adoption theories and models have been explored. Relevant literature has been studied in the Indian context. This has helped to conceptualize the essence of diffusion of knowledge in educational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Dissemination, Models, Information Technology
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Stukalina, Yulia – European Journal of Education, 2010
Today, as educational organisations have become large and complex systems, education managers play a greater role in developing the most efficient educational environment. This article analyses the strategic background for educational management in relation to creating a constructive educational environment aimed at supporting a sustainable…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Educational Environment, Models, Educational Resources
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Benevene, Paula; Cortini, Michela – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2010
Purpose: This explorative research aims at examining the social representation of psychosocial training in NPOs managers. Design/methodology/approach: An adopted multiple research approach was adopted to analyse a corpus of qualitative data. A detailed semi-structured interview was administered to 122 senior managers of as many Italian NPOs.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nonprofit Organizations, Organizational Culture, Human Resources
Bassi, Laurie J. – Training and Development, 1997
Describes intellectual capital--employees' brainpower, know-how, knowledge, and processes--and knowledge management--the processes by which a company creates and leverages intellectual capital--as the primary sources of competitive advantage in many industries. Offers ways to measure intellectual capital, a glossary, and additional resources. (JOW)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Organizational Climate, Training
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Cegarra-Navarro, Juan G.; Dewhurst, Frank W. – Learning Organization, 2006
Purpose: The environment provided by an organisation to facilitate learning and create knowledge has been defined as the shared organisational context. The value to an organisation of knowledge created by the shared organisational context is called intellectual capital, of which one key component is relational capital. The purpose of this paper is…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Educational Environment, Teamwork, Organizational Development
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Mohan, Radha – Journal of Educational Technology, 2005
This paper develops a practical guideline for intellectual capital measuring and reporting in the context of teacher education institutions. Intellectual capital is obviously the foundation for knowledge-centric organizations like teacher training colleges. According to Bertrand Russell: "The defense of the state in all civilized countries is…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Teacher Education, Schools of Education, Human Capital
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Paletta, Angelo – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2011
The conceptual categories that underlie the business analysis of intellectual capital are relevant to providing an explanation of school performance. By gathering data on student learning, this research provides empirical evidence for the use of school results as an accurate indicator of the effectiveness of the management of public education.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Evidence, Accountability, Public Education
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Valle, Matthew; Schultz, Kaitlyn – Career Development International, 2011
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to develop and test a comprehensive model of personal and institutional input variables, composed of elements describing status-based antecedents, job/organizational context antecedents, and individual level antecedents, which may contribute to the production of significant (top-tier) research outputs in the…
Descriptors: Business Administration, Intellectual Disciplines, Research, Productivity
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Gandhi, Smiti – Journal of Academic Librarianship, 2004
Many corporations are embracing knowledge management (KM) to capture the intellectual capital of their employees. This article focuses on KM applications for reference work in libraries. It defines key concepts of KM, establishes a need for KM for reference services, and reviews various KM initiatives for reference services.
Descriptors: Corporations, Reference Services
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Ma'dan, Marfunizah; Ismail, Muhamad Takiyuddin; Daud, Sity – Asian Journal of University Education, 2020
The intense desire to produce good quality human capital is not sufficient by having basic skills for certain fields only. There is a need to have a competitive attitude to enhance their level of competency as it is a big concern for many employers today. Hence, the study was conducted to identify the competitiveness factors that influence the…
Descriptors: Competition, Personality Traits, Graduate Students, Competence
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Karkoulian, Silva; Halawi, Leila A.; McCarthy, Richard V. – Learning Organization, 2008
Purpose: As businesses continue to forge ahead in the twenty-first century, knowledge management (KM) has materialized as a significant differentiator. The process of creating new knowledge, sharing, and preserving such knowledge, is crucial for achieving competitive advantage. To gain maximum benefit from new knowledge, it must be efficiently…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Mentors, Banking, Hypothesis Testing
Cohen, Stephen L.; Backer, Nena K. – Training and Development, 1999
A process for creating and managing intellectual capital within an organization has the following stages: (1) inquire about causes and effects and infer the implications; (2) invent solutions and inspire others with a cause for change; and (3) install solutions and inspect over the long term to see what is and is not working. (JOW)
Descriptors: Adults, Human Capital, Personnel Management, Staff Development
Jackson, Janese Marie – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Given the perils of today's dynamic and resource-constrained environment, intellectual capital has become a source of competitive advantage for public sector organizations. Composed of three elements--organizational knowledge, innovative capability, and organizational commitment--intellectual capital is an asset that cannot simply be bought or…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Epistemology, Public Sector, Government Employees
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