David W. De Long

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under-utilized resources. “Data to Knowledge to Results: Building an Analytic Capability” provides a holistic framework that will help companies maximize this resource. By outlining all the elements necessary to transform data into knowledge and then into business results, the paper helps managers understand that human performance elements must be attended(More)
This study builds on research demonstrating that sub-regions within the United States have different processes that abet poverty and that child poverty is spatially differentiated. We focus on the social attributes of the local area to assess what the geographic place represents in terms of social characteristics, namely racial/ethnic composition and(More)
This paper introduces two new spatial interpolation techniques that utilize the network of road segments and the resulting nodes to allocate aggregated demographic characteristics from one type of geographic boundaries (i.e., the geographic hierarchy of the U.S. Census) to another (e.g. watersheds) under conditions of “spatial incongruity.” Spatial(More)
The term “knowledge management” is increasingly finding its way into the management lexicon as concepts such as knowledge-based competition, knowledgeintensive businesses and products, and knowledge assets creep into strategy discussions. There is growing consensus about the importance of knowledge as a basis of competition and operational effectiveness,(More)
for their very helpful comments. While the research and analysis are based on data from Statistics Canada, the opinions expressed do not represent the views of Statistics Canada. Data used in this paper is available in Research Data Centres across Canada, as described on the Statistics Canada website at Abstract: We use the Canadian Community Health Survey(More)
Many women in low-income countries cannot afford maternal healthcare services. Changamka, a Kenyan company, developed an electronic, stored-value card to help pregnant women save for maternal healthcare at a Nairobi hospital. This paper reports results from a mixed-methods process evaluation of the card's implementation. The study found high levels of(More)
An almost paralyzing conceptual confusion around the terms intellectual capital, knowledge management, and organizational learning threatens many strategic initiatives designed to build an organization’s intangible assets. The purpose of this paper is to put some structure around the enormous space now inhabited by the notion of managing intellectual(More)
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