Thomas Menkhoff

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AbstrAct The study aims to understand the social and organizational factors that influence knowledge sharing. A model of knowledge management and knowledge sharing was developed inspired by the work of Na-hapiet and Ghoshal. Data on KM processes and various social capital measures were collected from a sample of 262 members of a tertiary educational(More)
This study aims to understand the social and organizational factors that influence knowledge sharing. A model of knowledge management and knowledge sharing was developed inspired by the work of Nahapiet and Ghoshal [45]. Data on demographics and various social capital measures were collected from a sample of members of a tertiary educational institution in(More)
Purpose – With globalization and knowledge-based production, firms may cooperate on a global scale, outsource parts of their administrative or productive units and negate location altogether. The extremely low transaction costs of data, information and knowledge seem to invalidate the theory of agglomeration and the spatial clustering of firms, going back(More)
This empirical-exploratory article sheds light on the change management approaches used by Chinese owner-managers of small firms in Singapore and their openness toward strategic learning. The paper examines widespread common-sense assumptions that ethnic Chinese adopt mostly directive-coercive (autocratic) change management approaches, which may stifle(More)
In this paper, we describe and review several examples of web technology-enabled teaching and learning approaches at undergraduate level in an Asian institution of higher learning. We begin by reporting on experiences made in the context of an iPad-enabled mobile learning project conducted during a Knowledge Management course (excursion) in support of the(More)
This study aims to shed light on the antecedents of knowledge outcomes in knowledge-intensive organisations. Drawing on the works of knowledge management scholars such as Nonaka, Vittal, Chay and others, a model of the drivers of knowledge outcomes as well as a survey questionnaire were developed. 213 individuals from a knowledge-based organisation in(More)