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The Sixth European Conference on Organizational Knowledge, Learning, and Capabilities

Bentley College, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
17-19 March, 2005


16 March - Reception for PhD Workshop (5pm)

17 March - PhD Workshop (9am-4pm)

17 March - Reception for Main Conference (5pm)

18-19 March - Main Conference (9am-6pm)

Main topics

  • Managing organizational knowledge and competence
  • Knowledge creation and innovation, e.g., in R & D
  • Knowledge sharing within and across organizations and cultures e.g., in off-shoring arrangements
  • Micro, meso and macro institutional factors affecting knowledge and learning
  • The relationship between knowledge and power
  • Communities of practice, knowledge networks and networking
  • Practice-based perspectives on knowledge and learning
  • Dynamic capabilities
  • Intangible assets and social, intellectual and cultural capital
  • The relationship between individual, team and organizational learning
  • Leadership and Human Resource Management in knowledge-based organizations
  • The nature of knowledge work and knowledge workers
  • The role of information technology in knowledge management and collaboration
  • The importance of knowledge management in IT design, implementation and use
  • Knowledge and learning issues in the context of global, virtual teams
  • Public service sector approaches to Knowledge Management and Organizational Learning and comparisons with the private sector

Organizing committee

  • Sue Newell, Bentley College (Conference Chair), USA
  • Mats Alvesson, Lund University, Sweden
  • Rafael Andreu, IESE, Spain
  • Eduard Bonet, ESADE, Spain
  • Paul Carlile, MIT, USA
  • Bob DeFillipi, Suffolk University, USA
  • Kevin Desouza, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
  • Thomas Durand, Ecole Centrale de Paris, France
  • Mark Easterby-Smith, Lancaster University, UK
  • Ellen Enkel, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
  • Robert D. Galliers, Bentley College, USA
  • Silvia Gherardi, University of Trento, Italy
  • Jennifer Howard-Grenville, Boston University, USA
  • Jean Hartley, University of Warwick, UK
  • Hans Hinterhuber, University of Innsbruck, Austria
  • Jimmy Huang, Nottingham University, UK
  • Seija Kulkki, Helsinki School of Economics and Business, Finland
  • Gabriele Lakomski, The University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Lynne Markus, Bentley College, USA
  • Kurt Matzler, University of Innsbruck, Austria
  • Mette Mønsted, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
  • Nicos Mylonopoulos, ALBA, Greece
  • Larry Prusak, Babson College, USA
  • Matthias Rauterberg, Technical University Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • Birgit Renzl, University of Innsbruck, Austria
  • Maxine Robertson, University of Warwick, UK
  • Harry Scarbrough, University of Warwick, UK
  • Georg Schreyögg, Free University Berlin, Germany
  • Sandra Sieber, IESE, Spain
  • Jacky Swan, University of Warwick, UK
  • Gabriel Szulanski, INSEAD, France
  • Haridimos Tsoukas, ALBA, Greece and University of Warwick, UK
  • Georg von Krogh, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland


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