Pierrette Bergeron

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The paper presents a case study of a large Canadian law firm with a distinctive information culture that is vigorously implementing an information management strategy. Our findings suggest that, at least for this organization, information culture trumps information management in its impact on information use outcomes. Thus, the strongly held information(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate stochastic and deterministic risks associated with neurointerventional procedures for the patient. METHODS Eight neurovascular interventional procedures were evaluated to determine the entrance skin dose and effective dose for the patient. Dosimetry was done with thermoluminescence dosimeters. The highest dose on the patient's head was(More)
Two cases of liver angiomyolipoma (AML) are presented. The first case has the classical imaging findings previously reported. The second case has no fat content on the various imaging modalities. AML should probably be included in the differential diagnosis of any hypervascular lesion of the liver. Preoperative diagnosis with core biopsy is possible.
This paper compares doctoral students and faculty members’ referencing behavior through the analysis of a large corpus of scientific papers. It shows that doctoral students tend to cite more documents per paper than faculty members, and that the literature they cite is, on average, more recent. It also demonstrates that doctoral students cite a larger(More)
This paper develops a vision of knowledge distinctively rooted in communication theory. We propose a conception of knowledge that, built on a view of communication as constitutive of organizational reality, transcends the opposition between cognitive and performative models of knowledge. We argue that meanings both emerge from interactions involving actors(More)
This paper presents recent research findings on the effects of organizational knowledge management (KM) context on KM practices. Data were collected at a large Canadian law firm via a Web-based survey instrument from over 400 participants comprising professional and support staff working in various office locations. The purpose of the study was to gain(More)