Organizational Knowledge Creation Theory: Evolutionary Paths and Future Advances

  title={Organizational Knowledge Creation Theory: Evolutionary Paths and Future Advances},
  author={Ikujiro Nonaka and Geo von Krogh and Sven C. Voelpel},
  journal={Organization Studies},
  pages={1179 - 1208}
Organizational knowledge creation is the process of making available and amplifying knowledge created by individuals as well as crystallizing and connecting it to an organization's knowledge system. In other words, what individuals come to know in their (work-)life benefits their colleagues and, eventually, the larger organization. The theory explaining this process — the organizational knowledge creation theory — has developed rapidly in academia and been broadly diffused in management… 

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