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In recent years there has been an intensive research about the conditions which enable and catalyze knowledge development and innovation in the business world. At the same time, practitioners are experimenting with related concepts, methods and tools aimed at creating “Innovation Enabling Climates” in their organisations. We begin this paper by suggesting a(More)
Purpose – The purpose of this article is to describe a future center as an urban innovation engine for the knowledge city, to understand the success factors of a future center and how this success can be replicated systematically in the implementation and development of future centers in the future. Design/methodology/approach – Nine future centers were(More)
AIM To compare the efficacy of the XP-endo finisher file (XP) (FKG Dentaire, La Chaux de Fonds, Switzerland) to that of passive ultrasonic irrigation (PUI) and conventional syringe and needle irrigation (SNI) in the removal of calcium hydroxide paste from an artificial standardized groove in the apical third of root canals. METHODOLOGY The root canals of(More)
Firstly, we tell the story of the journey of Israel Aircraft Industries (IAI) into Knowledge Management. We show how the plan was embedded in the company’s comprehensive change program which focused on four core values: “Customer”, “People”, “Innovation & Technology” and “One Company”. Knowledge Management has been originally part of the “Innovation &(More)
Wearable computers aim to support and improve KM abilities for the worker and the organization. However it is also expected that the wearable computers will present them with many challenges along the way. The following paper presents both the advantages and the challenges found in the research of four industrial pilots for which wearable computers are(More)
In the human body, the production of three polyamines--putrescine, spermidine and spermine--is largely associated with tissue growth, while that of a fourth--cadaverine--seems to be the result of bacterial action. In 37 (88%) of 42 cancer patients and in 24 (44%) of 54 patients with various nonmalignant diseases, increased amounts of polyamines were found(More)