Empirically, the impetus comes from the challenge faced by firms to the hierarchically defined architecture that bring together specialized units of (possessed) knowledge and the distributed and always unstable architecture of knowledge that draws on the continuously changing capacity of interpretation among actors. In this book, these questions of the dynamics of innovating/learning through practices of knowing, and the management of the interface between transactional and knowledge imperatives, are approached in a cross-disciplinary and empirically grounded manner. The book is the synthesis of an innovative encounter between a socio-spatial theorist and an economist.qFirms, Capabilities, and Communities Ash Amin, Patrick Cohendet ... work of autonomous communities of, say, particle physicists, video-game developers, or washing-machine repair teams, where the room for public action is more restricted.
|Title||:||Architectures of Knowledge|
|Author||:||Ash Amin, Patrick Cohendet|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press on Demand - 2004|