Knowledge Management in the Sharing Economy

Cross-Sectoral Insights into the Future of Competitive Advantage

  • Elena-Mădălina Vătămănescu
  • Florina Magdalena Pînzaru

Part of the Knowledge Management and Organizational Learning book series (IAKM, volume 6)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Keeping Pace with the Sharing Economy: From Concept to Practice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Constantin Bratianu
      Pages 3-18
    3. Florina Magdalena Pȋnzaru, Andreea Mitan, Alina Daniela Mihalcea
      Pages 19-38
    4. Andreia Gabriela Andrei, Adriana Zait
      Pages 39-55
    5. Laurenţiu-Mihai Treapăt, Anda Gheorghiu, Marina Ochkovskaya
      Pages 57-73
    6. Alexandra Zbuchea, Sotirios Petropoulos, Beata Partyka
      Pages 95-114
  3. Knowledge Management in the Sharing Economy: Edges and Hedges

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 115-115
    2. Nick Chandler, Aniko Csepregi, Balazs Heidrich
      Pages 117-143
    3. Alexeis Garcia-Perez, Juan Gabriel Cegarra-Navarro, Mahsa M. Jahantab
      Pages 145-167
    4. Pia Hurmelinna-Laukkanen, Heidi Olander, Max Von Zedtwitz
      Pages 169-188
    5. Aino Kianto, Henri Hussinki, Mika Vanhala
      Pages 189-207
    6. Loredana Radu, Alina Bârgăoanu, Flavia Durach, Georgiana Udrea
      Pages 235-252
    7. Malgorzata Zieba, Susanne Durst
      Pages 253-270
    8. Elena-Mădălina Vătămănescu, Vlad-Andrei Alexandru
      Pages 271-285

About this book


This volume explores the challenge of engaging knowledge management in a sharing economy. In a hyper-competitive business environment, everything tends to be digital, virtual and highly networked, which raises the issue of how knowledge management can support the decision whether or not to share strategic resources or capabilities. The book answers questions such as: to what extent does the sharing economy preserve or compromise the competitive advantage of organizations? And what are the knowledge-management strategies for competitive, yet cautious sharing dynamics?


Collaborative consumption Digitalization Sharing economy Industry 4.0 Intellectual capital Intellectual property rights for sharing economy IT for sharing economy Knowledge economy Online social networks Strategic knowledge management

Editors and affiliations

  • Elena-Mădălina Vătămănescu
    • 1
  • Florina Magdalena Pînzaru
    • 2
  1. 1.The National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (SNSPA)BucharestRomania
  2. 2.The National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (SNSPA)BucharestRomania

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Business and Management
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-66889-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-66890-1
  • Series Print ISSN 2199-8663
  • Series Online ISSN 2199-8671
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