Tacit Knowledge, Organizational Learning and Societal Institutions: An Integrated Framework

  title={Tacit Knowledge, Organizational Learning and Societal Institutions: An Integrated Framework},
  author={Alice Lam},
  journal={Organization Studies},
  pages={487 - 513}
  • Alice Lam
  • Published 2000
  • Sociology
  • Organization Studies
The importance of tacit knowledge in organizational learning and innovation has become the focus of considerable attention in the recent literature. Our understanding of the nature of the links between tacit knowledge and organizational learning, however, has been hampered by the lack of a conceptual framework integrating micro-level learning activities with organizational forms and macro-level societal institutions. This paper seeks to achieve such an integrative task. It argues that there is… Expand
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