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Bridging epistemologies: The generative dance between organizational knowledge and organizational knowing
Bridgin Epistemologies: The Generative Dance between Organizational Knowledge and Organizational Knowing - Much current work on organizational knowledge, intellectual capital, knowledge-creating
Culture and Organizational Learning
Traditionally, theories of organizational learning have taken one of two approaches that share a common characterization of learning but differ in focus. One approach focuses on learning by
Deliberative Policy Analysis: Understanding policy practices: action, dialectic and deliberation in policy analysis
Introduction: the modernist legacy in policy analysis From its inception in August Comte's positive social philosophy, policy analysis has been a vanguard of the modernist project, the pervasive
Navigating the Eternally Unfolding Present
The topic of the article is practice theory. Using a detailed example from public administration, we first discus the shortcomings of the model of practice as applied knowledge that we have dubbed
Design and Responsibility: The Interdependence of Natural, Artifactual, and Human Systems
This essay explores design as the imposition of human purpose onto nature. It argues that understanding design requires that we be able to distinguish among three different kinds of systems: natural,
Culture and Organizational Learning
Traditionally, theories of organizational learning have taken one of two approaches that share a common characterization of learning but differ in focus. One approach focuses on learning by
The Structure of Technological Revolutions and the Gutenberg Myth
We seem always today to be in the midst of one technological revolution or another. We imagine the future shaped by them. And in our accounts of the past, we point to them as significant forces that
A Delicate Balance: The Interdependence of Natural, Artefactual and Human Systems
Governing the anthropocene entails, in part, constituting a delicate balance among distinct types of systems. Building on the work of Sir Geoffrey Vickers, I identify three types of systems-natural,
Making distinctions: reflections on learning, knowing and evaluating
TLDR
The author treats it as the on-going single act of distinguishing between “error” and “correct”, where to determine the degree to which a system is in error is simultaneously to determine that it is correct.
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