C. Kimble

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Organisations are increasingly recognising the importance of managing what they consider their most valuable asset: knowledge. This work is a contribution towards that end, proposing a system for representing, recording, using, retrieving, and managing individual and group knowledge: a group memory system. This paper describes the high-level objective of(More)
  • J Vasconcelos, F Gouveia, C Kimble, José Braga, Vasconcelos Feliz, Ribeiro Gouveia +1 other
  • 2002
In the recent years, much has been said about ontologies and their applications in different research fields. The ontological discipline emerged from artificial intelligence as a form of knowledge representation that would minimise the problems of knowledge sharing and reuse between people and between software. Apart from the view that portrays an ontology(More)
This study was undertaken to determine when U.S. children begin to self-handicap, that is, to reduce preparation effort before evaluations rather than applying themselves to do their best. The personal variables examined for their impact on practice behavior were gender, grade level, and self-esteem. The situational variables were time of the self-esteem(More)
  • J Vasconcelos, C Kimble, F Gouveia, D Kudenko, José Ângelo, B Vasconcelos +3 others
  • 2002
Organisations with significant intellectual capital must create an environment that facilitates better reuse and deployment of existing corporate knowledge in decision-making processes. Advances in information technologies and telecommunications and emerging trends in knowledge management and organisational memories, are enhancing the ability of people to(More)
History provides numerous examples of incumbent market leaders being leapfrogged by newcomers that have exploited the opportunities offered by new technologies. In light of the growing number of ecological threats linked to the use of the internal combustion engine, can Chinese auto manufacturers, which are newcomers to the industry, beat out the(More)
This study explored the combined effects of personal factors (participant sex), interpersonal factors (experimenter sex), and situational factors (performance feedback) on two forms of behavioral self-handicapping. Participants received non-contingent success or failure feedback concerning their performance on a novel ability and were given the opportunity(More)