Do Knowledge Characteristics Matter? A Test of the Relationship Between Knowledge Characteristics and Performance

Ziye Li; Hao Shen; Youmin Xi
March 2010
SAM Advanced Management Journal (07497075);Spring2010, Vol. 75 Issue 2, p38
Academic Journal
The article discusses the importance of the role of knowledge on the performance of firms. It cites that knowledge transfer depends on the capability of the firm to perform the functions and make an efficient knowledge management with the use of knowledge assets. It states the two knowledge characteristics that relates to knowledge transfer including knowledge articulation and knowledge embeddedness. It mentions the research on the variation of the performance of firms which uses theoretical model and hypothesis to explain the connection of knowledge characteristics and transfer in the variation of the firm's performance.


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