Organisational Forms to Leverage Knowledge

  • Klaus North
  • Gita Kumta
Part of the Springer Texts in Business and Economics book series (STBE)


This chapter addresses the issue of finding the right organisational form enabling organisational learning, innovation and «boundaryless» knowledge flows. The art of balancing stability and renewal as well as competition and cooperation is discussed. Here, using several case studies, different forms of organisations are described from the viewpoint of knowledge location and flows. The KM tool described at the end of the chapter is the «After Action Review».


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Klaus North
    • 1
  • Gita Kumta
    • 2
  1. 1.Wiesbaden Business School, Hochschule RheinMainWiesbadenGermany
  2. 2.School of Business Management, SVKM’s Narsee Monj. Inst. of Management StudiesMumbaiIndia

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