Antonella Martini

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To survive in the global economy small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have to improve their products and processes exploiting their intellectual capital in a dynamic network of knowledgeintensive relations inside and outside their borders. By erasing traditional constraints to SMEs innovation ability and leveraging their flexibility and responsiveness,(More)
Knowledge Management (KM) is becoming a growing concern in management research and practice because of its role in determining firm innovation capability and in enhancing working life quality of knowledge workers. This requires, even for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) the creation of a sustainable work organization in terms of configuration of(More)
Today’s business environment poses a significant challenge to many firms, namely to continuously innovate, combining operational excellence with both steady-state and discontinuous innovation. At a closer look, it can also be seen that a number of leading firms today seem to be able to handle the resulting situation quite well, revealing good operational(More)
‘Enterprise 2.0’ or E2.0 refers to a set of organisational and technological approaches steered to enable new organisation models based on open involvement, emergent collaboration, knowledge sharing, internal/ external social network development and exploitation. It aims to respond to the new features and needs of people and boosts flexibility, adaptability(More)
This article investigates a customer co‐creation project at the front end of the innovation process at a large well‐known Italian food manufacturer, which is enabled by social media. The purpose is to shed light on the role of such technology in transforming the characteristics of the FEI, in terms of boundaries and(More)
Knowledge Management (KM) of intellectual capital has become a central theme in today’s business environment and a commonly cited source of competitive advantage. This paper argues that one of the main drivers of knowledge-related organizational problems is the dispersed nature of organizational knowledge. In today’s global economy, much of economic(More)
In this paper we shed light on why academics are in one of the best positions to orchestrate inter-organizational initiatives of Continuous Innovation (CI) within an innovation context that is shifting towards an Open Collaborative Ecosystem mode. Two rationales seem to explain the potential key role of academics within a CI ecosystem: (i) their(More)
Although there is broad agreement that ambidexterity somehow relates to the simultaneous pursuit of exploratory and exploitative activities, a lack of conceptual clarity exists regarding the extent to which ambidexterity concerns matching the magnitude (BD) of exploration and exploitation on a relative basis, or concerns the(More)