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dc.contributor.author Connell, Con
dc.contributor.author Jasimuddin, Sajjad
dc.contributor.author Klein, Jonathan
dc.date.accessioned 2008-11-07T12:06:40Z
dc.date.available 2008-11-07T12:06:40Z
dc.date.issued 2005
dc.identifier.citation Connell , C , Jasimuddin , S & Klein , J 2005 , ' The paradox of using tacit and explicit knowledge: Strategies to face dilemnas ' Management Decision , vol 43 , no. 1 , pp. 102-112 . , 10.1108/00251740510572515 en
dc.identifier.issn 0025-1747
dc.identifier.other PURE: 82455
dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/920
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/920
dc.description Jasimuddin, Sajjad, Klein, Jonathan, and Connell, Con, 'The paradox of using tacit and explicit knowledge: Strategies to face dilemnas', Management Decision (2005) 43(1) pp.102-112 RAE2008 en
dc.description.abstract This paper contrasts two perspectives on the distinction between tacit and explicit knowledge: on the one hand, the perspective that categorises knowledge as belonging to either one or the other class; and, on the other hand, the perspective that views knowledge type as a graded continuum. Design/methodology/approach – The paper explores the extensive literature on the topic, and from this literature engages in conceptual development. Findings – The paper adopts the view that the continuum perspective, in which knowledge in a particular context has both tacit and explicit characteristics, is of particular value when considering the knowledge strategy of an organisation. Whereas the former perspective presents a well-known dilemma, the continuum perspective permits the specification of a strategy in which the advantages of both tacit and explicit knowledge can, in principle, be obtained. One such strategy might be one that renders organisational knowledge as internally explicit, but externally tacit. Originality/value – The paper develops a view of the explicit/tacit dilemma that leads to a possible way forward in resolving the dilemma for organisations. en
dc.format.extent 11 en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Management Decision en
dc.subject Corporate strategy en
dc.subject Knowledge management en
dc.title The paradox of using tacit and explicit knowledge: Strategies to face dilemnas en
dc.type Text en
dc.type.publicationtype Article (Journal) en
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/00251740510572515
dc.contributor.institution School of Management & Business en
dc.contributor.institution Management en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en


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