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Knowledge Capitalism: Business, Work, and Learning in the New Economy

Alan Burton-Jones


This book looks at how the shift to a knowledge-based economy is redefining firms, empowering individuals, and reshaping the links between learning and work using economic, management and knowledge-based theories, supported by empirical data, illustrations, and trends. The book argues that industrial-era models of firm-market boundaries, work arrangements, and ownership and control are inhibiting firms and individuals success in the emerging knowledge economy. New models are proposed based on knowledge-centred organisation, knowledge-led growth, and knowledge supply as distinct from labour sup ... More

Keywords: knowledge-based economy, individuals, learning and work, economic environment, management, industrial-era models, firm-market boundaries, work arrangements, ownership

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1999 Print ISBN-13: 9780198296225
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296225.001.0001


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