Systemic value creation in knowledge organizations: aspects of a theory

  • Released On
    Tuesday, 28 March 2017
  • Author(s)
  • DOI
    http://dx.doi.org/10.21511/ppm.15(1).2017.04
  • Article Info
    Volume 15 2017, Issue #1, pp. 45-54
  • TO CITE АНОТАЦІЯ
  • Cited by
    1 articles
  • 636 Views
  • 728 Downloads

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License

The phenomenon under investigation is the transition from an industrial society to a society that is based to a larger extent on knowledge resources. The question the authors are investigating is: What are the key value creation processes in a knowledge-based organization? The objective of the article is to understand and explain the social mechanisms that influence the development of knowledge-based organizations. The method used is conceptual generalization. The findings are linked to a new emphasis on information structure (infostructure), and a new way of organizing (front line focus), the modulization of work processes, and global competence clusters.

view full abstract hide full abstract
    • Fig. 1. Key value creation processes in the knowledge economy
    • Fig. 2. Infostructure processes
    • Fig. 3. Frontline focus
    • Fig. 4. Modular logic