Knowledge Creation

A Source of Value

  • Georg von Krogh
  • Ikujiro Nonaka
  • Toshihiro Nishiguchi

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

    1. Georg von Krogh, Ikujiro Nonaka, Toshihiro Nishiguchi
      Pages 1-9
  3. Fundamental Issues in Knowledge Creation Theory

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. Claus Otto Scharmer
      Pages 36-60
  4. Creating Market Knowledge

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 61-61
    2. Ikujiro Nonaka, Patrick Reinmoeller, Dai Senoo
      Pages 89-109
  5. Knowledge Creation in Interfirm Collaboration

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 111-111
  6. Knowledge Creation in the Supply Chain

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 197-197
    2. Toshihiro Nishiguchi, Alexandre Beaudet
      Pages 199-230
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 259-266

About this book


The creation and management of knowledge has become a central concern to business and management, both as a source of value and as an opportunity to achieve and sustain competitive advantage. This new book brings together leading thinkers in the area of knowledge and innovation management in a state of the art collection of studies in this field.

Editors and affiliations

  • Georg von Krogh
    • 1
  • Ikujiro Nonaka
    • 2
  • Toshihiro Nishiguchi
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of ManagementUniversity of St GallenSwitzerland
  2. 2.Graduate School of Knowledge ScienceJapan Advanced Institute of Science and TechnologyIshikawaJapan
  3. 3.Institute of Innovation ResearchHitotsubashi UniversityTokyoJapan

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