Advertisement

Justification in Knowledge Creation: Dominant Logic in Management Discourses

  • Georg von Krogh
  • Simon Grand
Chapter

Abstract

Current scientific debates as well as management discussions are characterized by an important shift of attention towards knowledge issues as a major source of corporate success. A decade ago, one seldom heard knowledge-orientated terms like ‘implicit knowledge’, ‘dynamic capabilities’ and ‘organizational competences’, ‘intangible assets’ and ‘organizational learning’. Today, a discussion on almost any topic eventually turns into a knowledge issue (Spender and Grant, 1996).

Keywords

Justification Procedure Knowledge Creation Implicit Theory Strategic Management Journal Justification Process 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. ARGYRIS, C. and D. A. SCHÖN (1978) Organizational Learning: A Theory of Action Perspective (Reading, Mass.).Google Scholar
  2. ARGYRIS, C. and D. A. SCHÖN (1996) Organizational Learning II: Theory, Method, and Practice (Reading, Mass.).Google Scholar
  3. BARNEY, J. B. (1991) ‘Firm Resources and Sustained Competitive Advantage’, Journal of Management, 17(1):99–120.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. BAUM, J A. C. and J. E. DUTTON (1996) ‘Introduction: The Embeddedness of Strategy’, in J. A. C. Baum and J. E. Dutton (eds), Advances in Strategic Management, 13:1–15.Google Scholar
  5. BERGER, P. L. and T. LUCKMANN (1966) The Social Construction of Reality (New York).Google Scholar
  6. BETTIS, R. A. and C. K. PRAHALAD (1995) ‘The Dominant Logic: Retrospective and Extension’, Strategic Management Journal, 16:5–14.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. BOURDIEU, P. (1972) Esquisse d’une théorie de la pratique; Précédée de trois études d’ethnologie kabyle (Geneva).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. BOURDIEU, P. (1980) Le sens pratique (Paris).Google Scholar
  9. BOWER, J. L. (1970) Managing the Resource Allocation Process (Homewood, Ill.).Google Scholar
  10. BRUNER, J. (1990) Acts of Meaning (Cambridge, Mass.).Google Scholar
  11. COHEN, W. and D. A. LEVINTHAL (1990) ‘Absorptive Capacity: A New Perspective on Learning and Innovation’, Administrative Science Quarterly, 35:128–52.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. CROZIER, M. and E. FRIEDBERG (1977) L’acteur et le système (Paris).Google Scholar
  13. CYERT, R. M. and J. J. MARCH (1963) A Behavioral Theory of the Firm (Englewood Cliffs, NJ.)Google Scholar
  14. DAFT, R. L. and K. E. WEICK (1984): ‘Towards a Model of Organizations as Interpretation Systems’, Academy of Management Review, 9(2):284–95.Google Scholar
  15. DELEUZE, G. and F. GUATTARI (1980) Mille plateaux (Paris).Google Scholar
  16. DREYFUS, H. and P. RABINOW (1982) Michel Foucault: Beyond Structuralism and Hermeneutics (Chicago).Google Scholar
  17. ELKANA, Y. (1986) Anthropologie der Erkenntnis. Die Entwicklung des Wissens als episches Theater einer listigen Vernunft (Frankfurt a. M.)Google Scholar
  18. FLECK, L. (1935) Entstehung und Entwicklung einer wissenschaftlichen Tatsache (Frankfurt a. M.)Google Scholar
  19. FOUCAULT, M. (1966) Les mots et les choses (Paris).Google Scholar
  20. FOUCAULT, M. (1969) L’archéologie du savoir (Paris).Google Scholar
  21. FOUCAULT, M. (1971) L’ordre du discours (Paris).Google Scholar
  22. GARFINKEL, H. (1967) Studies in Ethnomethodology (Englewood Cliffs, NJ.)Google Scholar
  23. GARFINKEL, H. and H. SACKS (1970) ‘On Formal Structures of Practical Action’, in J. C. Mckinney and E. A. Tiryakian (eds), Theoretical Sociology (New York), pp. 338–66.Google Scholar
  24. GIDDENS, A. (1984) The Constitution of Society (Cambridge).Google Scholar
  25. GRAND, S. (1997) ‘Paradoxical Organization of Multinational Corporations’, doctoral dissertation, University of Zürich, mimeo.Google Scholar
  26. GRANT, R. M. (1988) ‘On Dominant Logic, Relatedness and the link between Diversity and Performance’, Strategic Management Journal, 9:639–42.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  27. GROYS, B. (1992) Über das Neue. Versuch einer Kulturökonomie (München).Google Scholar
  28. HUFF, A. S. (1982) ‘Industry Influence on Strategy Reformulation’, Strategic Management Journal, 3:119–31.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  29. HUFF, A. S. (1990) Mapping Strategic Thought (West Sussex, England).Google Scholar
  30. KNORR-CETINA, K. and A. V. CICOUREL (1982) Advances in Social Theory and Methodology: Toward an Integration of Micro- and Macro-Sociologies (Boston).Google Scholar
  31. KUHN, T. S. (1962 [1970]) Die Struktur wissenschaftlicher Revolution (Frankfurt a. M.)Google Scholar
  32. MINTZBERG, H. and J. WATERS (1985) ‘Of Strategies, Deliberate and Emergent’, Strategic Management Journal, 6:257–72.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  33. MONTGOMERY, C. A. (1995) Resource-Base and Evolutionary Theories of the Firm (Boston).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  34. NELSON, R. R. (1995) ‘Recent Evolutionary Theorizing about Economic Change’, Journal of Economic Literature, 33:48–90.Google Scholar
  35. NELSON, R. R. and S. WINTER (1982) An Evolutionary Theory of Economic Change (Cambridge, Mass.).Google Scholar
  36. NONAKA, I. (1994) ‘A Dynamic Theory of Organizational Knowledge Creation’, Organization Science, 5(1):14–37.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  37. NONAKA, I. and HIROTAKA TAKEUCHI (1995) The Knowledge-Creating Company (New York).Google Scholar
  38. OSTERLOH, M. and S. GRAND (1997) ‘Die Theorie der Strukturation als Metatheorie der Organisation?’, in G. Ortmann, J. Sydow and K. Türk (eds), Theorien der Organisation. Die Rückkehr der Gesellschaft (Opladen).Google Scholar
  39. PRAHALAD, C. K. and R. A. BETTIS (1986) ‘The Dominant Logic: A new linkage between Diversity and Performance’, Strategic Management Journal, 7:485–501.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  40. RICOEUR, P. (1975) La métaphore vive (Paris).Google Scholar
  41. SCHUTZ, A. (1964) ‘The Social World and the Theory of Social Action’, in A. Schutz, Collected Papers, pp. 64–90.Google Scholar
  42. SCHUTZ, A. (1974) Der sinnhafte Aufbau der sozialen Welt (Frankfurt a. M.)Google Scholar
  43. SPENDER, J. C. and R. M. GRANT (1996) ‘Knowledge and the Firm: Overview’, Strategic Management Journal, 17 (Winter Special Issue):5–10.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  44. STEHR, N. (1991) Praktische Erkenntnis (Frankfurt a. M.)Google Scholar
  45. TSOUKAS, H. (1991) ‘The Missing Link: A Transformational View of Metaphors in Organizational Science’, Academy of Management Review, 16(3):566–85.Google Scholar
  46. TSOUKAS, H. (1998) ‘Reading Organizations: Uncertainty, Complexity, Narrativity’, Paper at Conference on Uncertainty, Knowledge and Skill, Limberg University.Google Scholar
  47. VON KROGH, G. and J. ROOS (1995) Organizational Epistemology (London, New York).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  48. VON KROGH, G. and J. ROOS (1996) ‘A Tale of the Unfinished Research Notes and Communication’, Strategic Management Journal, 17:729–37.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  49. WEICK, K. E. (1995) Sensemaking in Organizations (Reading, Mass.).Google Scholar
  50. WITTGENSTEIN L. (1952) Philosophische Untersuchungen (Frankfurt a. M.)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Georg von Krogh and Simon Grand 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Georg von Krogh
  • Simon Grand

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations