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Volume 1

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Identity and Power in Organizational Learning
Hanne Dauer Keller, Kenneth Mølbjerg Jørgensen 1

Building bridges between the past, present and future: Narrative and emotional remembering of organizational change efforts
Hannele Kerosuo, Anu Kajamaa, Yrjö Engeström 11

Writing learning stories: The case of Telcotech
Dr. Claudia Jonczyk 36

Language as a vehicle of thought. Constructing knowledge through language and meaning
Birgit Renzl 85

Inquiry into Quality Defects in Industry Seen as a Semiotic Process.
Denis Bayart, Elisabeth Brauner, Silvia Jordan 104

Organizational Learning: The Interplay of Routinization and Crisis in Practices
Elisabeth Brauner, Albrecht Becker, Silvia Jordan 133

Newcomers´ Construction of Identity: a Socio-Cultural Approach to Workplace Learning
Gunnhild Blåka, Cathrine Filstad 156

Fostering learning – The role of mediators
Annukka Jyrämä, Anne Äyväri 176

Why Good Luck has a Reason: mindful Practices in Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling
Karina Aase, Ann Britt Skjerve, Ragnar Rosness 193

The social construction of organizational learning and knowledge: an interactional perspective
Max Visser 210

Students´ curriculum. What do the students learn in the business school?
Kirsi Korpiaho 221

Emerging Academic Practice: Tempered Passions in the Renewal of Academic Work
Keijo Räsänen, Kirsi Korpiaho, Anne Herbert, Hans Mäntylä & Hanna Päiviö 242

All periphery, all the time: what citation analysis tells us about knowledge, knowing and learning in science.
Paul F. Skilton 276

Socially constructing emotion and learning in organisations: A Pragmatist perspective
Nick Marshall, Barbara Simpson 303

Organizational Learning and Knowledge Transfer in Expanding Companies. Findings from an Empirical Study on Austrian Companies Entering Eastern European Markets
Stephan Berchtold, Richard Pircher, Hanna Risku, Christian Stadler 336

Pragmatic turn, “erotic epistemology”, and new production of knowledge. Dialogical encounters between several discourses on knowledge and learning in organisations
Olav Eikeland 344

Breaking the Tacit Dimension: the Double Helix of Knowledge Creation
Jean-Yves Barbier 352

ACCESS: How one gain access and consequences for learning
Dorthe Eide Bodø 377

Knowledge: distributed and impassioned
Piers Myers 382

What is the role of unlearning in organisational knowledge?
Deborah Blackman, Dr. Nikki Balnave, Dr. Fernanda Duarte, Dr. Kerry Mahony, Ronald Kelley, Elizabeth Whiting 393

Institutionalising Learning in SMEs: Beyond Crossan’s 4I Framework
Oswald Jones, Allan Macpherson 409

Retail internationalization and the role of knowledge sharing: A qualitative case study of IKEAs expansion into the Russian market
Anna Jonsson 439

Bringing together the emerging theories on dynamic capabilities and knowledge management
Isabel M. Prieto, Mark Easterby-Smith, Manuel Graça 458

Floating Over Troubled Waters: Knowledge Differentiation and Integration in Offshore Platform Design
Simone Novello, Luis Araujo 472

Passionate Knowers and Passion in Knowing? An Attempt to Introduce Market Orientation
Jessica Eriksson , Sofia Isberg 493

Organizational independence of single employees as a means to control knowledge
Anders Örtenblad 508

External Knowledge Management Strategies and Firm Performance
Hari Bapuji, Mary Crossan 522 

Thriving on Knowledge? Empirical Evidence of the Current Status and Practices of Knowledge Management in Multinational Corporations
Helmut Kasper, Beate Haltmeyer, Florian Kohlbacher 542

Preserving the passion for knowledge Of engineers after the implementation of an ict-system: the role of communities in a Dutch case study
Simone J. van Zolingen 571

A Passion for Giving, a Passion for Sharing
Ariane Berthoin Antal, Nathalie Richebé 599

Capturing Passion and Knowledge for Innovation
Judy Matthews 622

A traveller’s tale: on joining a peer learning community; moments of passionate dis/connection in a quest for inquiry
Margaret Page 635

The Passion for Inquiry: The contribution of Abduction for Research on organizational knowledge and Learning
Marie-Léandre Gomez, Philippe Lorino 657

Big talk, Small talk. A crucial but neglected knowledge management activity
Célio A.A. Sousa, Paul H.J. Hendriks 682 

Sustaining the Passion for Knowledge. The Siemens Brazil Case Study
Denise Mross Cabelleira, Claudia Bitencourt, Filipe Miguel Cassapo 705

Virtual Communities of practice: an organizational form that can support and foster knowledge ?
Diane-Gabrielle Tremblay 717

Smothering the Burning Desire for Knowledge with the Best Practice Blanket
Andreas Diedrich 738

Developing a passion for discovery: Organizational learning from medical error
Michal Tamuz, Cynthia Russell, Eric J. Thomas, Eleanor T. Lewis 761

How is Organizational Knowledge Created? Rethinking Managerial Control in an Era of Knowledge Work
Graham Sewell 784


Volume 2

Volume 2 - full text available as PDF.

a b s t r a c tion Exploring micro-practices of organisational learning in a department of anaesthesiology
Silvia Jordan, Johannes Lugger 1

A no blame approach to organizational learning
Bernardino Provera, Andrea Montefusco & Anna Canato 32

The role of structure in the failure of organizations to learn and transform
Bryan Fenech, Ken Dovey 58

Leadership as the source of trust enabling learning and knowledge creation
Deborah Blackman, Terry Froggatt, Nikki Balnave, Fernanda Duarte, Kerry Mahony, Ronald Kelley, Elizabeth Whiting. 76 

Collecting regional learning network as constructing possibilities for learning
Tarja Kantola, Sirpa Lassila, Jarmo Ritalahti, Sisko Kalliokoski 94

Multivoicedness in organisational identity construction Knowledge creation as the alignment of interests
Anne Live Vaagaasar and Etty Nilsen 115

East is east; and West is west. Some perspectives on facilitating learning at, or across, the boundaries of culture
Keith D Cundale 131

Learning as a dialectic relation between practicing and reflecting
Klaus-Peter Schulz 149 

Knowing what’s said and what isn’t: How tacit knowing theory helps us understand the value of silence and voice within the organizational climate
Reneé Geno, Joseph G. Gerard 170

Organisational Learning: An arena of many voices
Bente Elkjaer 189

Designing a Knowledge Building Community
Jevon Brunk, Gabriele Molari, Linda Napoletano, Antonio Rizzo, Giulio Toccafondi 208

A Passion for Learning: Unravelling the Potentials of Collective Learning
Andrew Rowe 227

Medical Cultures and Medical Knowledge in Developmental Contexts
Gianluca Miscione 257

Keeping the Lights On While Changing the Bulb: Exploring Knowledge, Learning and Change in Electricity Sector High Reliability Organizations
Wayne F. St. Amour 278

Social Delegitimisation of Learning: An Actor-Network Approach to ‘Failure to Learn’
Takeru Nagaoka 303

Practicing organizational objects: learning and knowing as ‘flirting’ with material heterogeneity
Attila Bruni 320

Stylistic creativity in the utilization of management tools
Philippe Lorino 343

Against the tyranny of PowerPoint: new avenues for passionate learning?
Yiannis Gabriel and Dorothy S. Griffiths 371

Can WebLogs enable legitimate peripheral participation and boundary encounters?
Pier Franco Camussone, Roberta Cuel, Chiara Zini 379

Gate Keeping or Bridge Building? Cooperation, Learning and Boundary Working in a Cross Media Workplace
Stinne Aaløkke, Eva Bjerrum, Susanne Bødker and Anja Bechmann Petersen 391

Unleashing Passion for Knowledge Examining Weblogs as a Communication Technology to Foster Organizational Knowledge and Learning
Stephan Kaiser, Gordon Mueller-Seitz 409

Fields for passion Physical Space and Organizational Knowledge Creation
Anni Paalumaki and Maija Vähämäki 436

The office as a strategic artefact for knowledge sharing?
Eva Bjerrum and Stinne Aaløkke 446

Do You See? Visual Representations as ‘Artifacts of Knowing’
Jennifer K. Whyte, Boris Ewenstein 473

Beyond Enacting Technologies for Knowledge
Immacolata Romano 488

Does Measuring Learning Prevent New Knowledge?
Deborah Blackman 507

Organizational Learning. Methodological and Measurement Issues
Hari Bapuji, Mary Crossan, Michael J. Rouse 530

The clash between standardization and engagement. An ethical perspective
Anne Rasmussen 544

Revealing practice: surgical training in operating theatres
Marcus Sanchez Svensson, Christian Heath, Paul Luff 562

Development of a method to study Tacit Knowledge
Tua Haldin-Herrgard 589

From normative to tacit knowledge: analysis of the CVs of job candidates in personnel selection
Teresa Proença, Eva Dias de Oliveira 609

Phenomenology and “Pheno-Practice” of embodied and aesthetic Knowing in Organisations
Wendelin M. Küpers 636 

Stories and narration as a learning process
Frédéric Leroy 671

Expert Groups as Production Units for Shared Knowledge
Hanne Karlsen, Jan Erik Karlsen 701

Communitas and knowledge work: The case of clinical research project work in pharmaceutical industry
Alexander Styhre, Jonas Roth, Sanne Ollila, David Williamson, Lena Berg 716 

Learning from Errors: How Emotions Stimulate and Interfere with Learning
Fernando Olivera, Bin Zhao 735

Face-to-face and distant learning as emo-rational microprocesses: understanding change through collective learning from within
Beatriz Villardi, Giuseppina Pellegrino 751

Re-imaging Information Systems Professionals: From Technicians to Knowledge Network Architects
Charles F. Piazza 773

The Roles of Trust, Relevance, and Causal Ambiguity in Knowledge Transfer and Enjoyment: Classroom vs. Distance Learning
Louise Nemanich, Dusya Vera 795

The passion for knowledge
Alessia Contu, Hugh Willmott 815

Women’s Ways of Knowing: It is All about Love!
Carla Locatelli1 830

Dismantling Leadership or Leading Knowledge? Suggestions from a regional welfare system
Roberto Serpieri1 842

The Passion for Mathematics Emotions, knowledge and mathematics in and out the university
Paolo Landri 856