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Human Resources Business Process Outsourcing
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2004-07-29
Contents: Forces for change -- New roles for HR -- Evaluating the effectiveness of HR -- Design of the HR function -- Exult -- BP -- Bank of America -- International Paper -- Prudential -- Lessons learned -- Outsourcing and the future of HR.
Call Number: HD30.335 E94 1993
Publication Date: 2001-01-25
Emergence of "Ba": a conceptual framework for the continuous and self-transcending process of knowledge creation / Ikujiro Nonaka, Noboru Konno, Ryoko Toyama -- Bringing care into knowledge development of business organizations / Georg Von Krogh, Kazuo Ichijo, Ikujiro Nonaka -- The influence of new 3-D CAD systems on knowledge creation in product development / Kentaro Nobeoka, Yasunori Baba -- The impact of technology on knowledge creation: a study of experimentation in integrated circuit design / Stefan H. Thomke -- The temporal dynamics of knowledge creation in the information society / Martin Kenney -- Focusing creativity: Microsoft's "synch-and-stabilize" approach to software product development / Michael A. Cusumano -- Cooperation and knowledge creation / Giorgio de Michelis -- Multinational enterprises and cross-border knowledge creation / D. Eleanor Westney -- Knowledge creation and the internationalization of Japanese companies: front-line management across borders / Kenichi Yasumuro, D. Eleanor Westney -- Coevolution of interorganizational relations / Toshihiro Nishiguchi -- "Co-opetition" in the Japanese aircraft industry / Sigrun Caspary, Toshihiro Nishiguchi -- Shukko (employee transfers) and tacit knowledge exchange in Japanese supply networks: the electronics industry case / James R. Lincoln, Christina Ahmadjian -- Absorptive capacity, co-opetition, and knowledge creation: Samsung's leapfrogging in semiconductors / Linsu Kim -- Conclusion: social, technical, and evolutionary dimensions of knowledge creation / Ikujiro Nonaka, Toshihiro Nishiguchi.
Inventing the Organizations of the 21st Century
Call Number: HD31 .I68 2003
Publication Date: 2003-09-14
Inventing the organizations of the 21st century -- The boundaries of the firm revisited -- Is empowerment just a fad? Control, decision making, and IT -- Beyond computation: information technology, organizational transformation and business performance -- The dawn of the e-lance economy -- Two scenarios for 21st century organizations : shifting networks of small firms or all-encompassing "virtual countries"? -- The interesting organizations project : digitalization of the 21st century firm -- The Delta model : adaptive management for a changing world -- Clockspeed-based strategies for supply chain design -- Tools for inventing organizations toward a handbook of organizational processes -- Inventing organizations with the process handbook : excerpts from a learning history -- An improvisational model for change management : the case of groupware technologies -- The comparative advantage of x-teams -- Eight imperatives for the new IT organization -- What do we really want? A manifesto for organizations of the 21st century -- Building a new social contract at work : a call to action -- Retreat of the firm and the rise of guilds : the employment relationship in an age of virtual business -- Unexpected connections : considering your employees' personal lives can revitalize your business -- Innovating our way to the next industrial revolution -- Prospects for the new century