nep-knm New Economics Papers
on Knowledge Management and Knowledge Economy
Issue of 2016‒03‒10
three papers chosen by
Laura Ştefănescu
Centrul European de Studii Manageriale în Administrarea Afacerilor

  1. Essay on the State of Research and Innovation in France and the European Union By Antoine Kornprobst
  2. Contextualizing Knowledge Sharing Strategy: The Case of an International Organization in the area of Development assistance By Thierno Tounkara; Pierre-Emmanuel Arduin
  3. Blunt Honesty, Incentives, and Knowledge Exchange By Bruce Knuteson

  1. By: Antoine Kornprobst (CES - Centre d'économie de la Sorbonne - UP1 - Université Panthéon-Sorbonne - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)
    Abstract: Innovation in the economy is an important engine of growth and no economy, whatever its complexity and degree of advancement, whether it is based on industry, agriculture, high tech or the providing of services, can be truly healthy without innovating actors within it. The aim of this work, done by an applied mathematician working in finance, not by an economist or a lawyer, isn't to provide an exhaustive view of the all the mechanisms in France and in Europe that aim at fostering innovation in the economy and to offer solutions for removing all the roadblocks that still hinder innovation; indeed such a study would go far beyond the scope of this study. What I modestly attempted to achieve in this study was firstly to draw a panorama of what is working and what needs to perfected as far as innovation is concerned in France and Europe, then secondly to offer some solutions and personal thoughts to boost innovation.
    Keywords: Law and Economics,Financial Markets,Financial institutions,Innovation,Start-up Creation
    Date: 2016–01
  2. By: Thierno Tounkara (TEM Research (Institut Mines-Télécom-Télécom Ecole de Management)); Pierre-Emmanuel Arduin (DRM - Dauphine Recherches en Management - Université Paris IX - Paris Dauphine - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)
    Abstract: This paper proposes an operational evaluation grid which helps Organizations to determine the perception employees have about the degree of alignment between their Information System (IS) supporting knowledge sharing and different organizational culture contexts. Relying on this perception, Organizations can: (1) analyze barriers to a successful use of information system functionalities for greater efficiency of knowledge sharing and (2) identify appropriate IS functionalities they should invest on to increase the dynamic of knowledge sharing. A case study illustrates the use of our evaluation grid and the implications of this work are finally discussed at the end of this paper.
    Keywords: knowledge sharing,knowledge management,information system,organizational culture,strategic alignment
    Date: 2015–09–03
  3. By: Bruce Knuteson
    Abstract: We propose a simple mechanism to facilitate the buying and selling of useful, bluntly honest information. The for-profit, arm's length knowledge exchange this mechanism enables may dramatically increase the pace of scientific progress.
    Date: 2016–02

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