Technological Knowledge and Organizational Learning

Chapter

Abstract

Innovation and knowledge are intimately connected. Firms and individuals are able to innovate thanks to the knowledge they possess, while the process of innovation they are engaged in, can—in turn—influence their knowledge. As we will soon see, this emphasis on knowledge has led students of innovation to develop a very specific perspective on the nature of firms, based on knowledge assets and learning capabilities. So, the first point to be covered is the definition of knowledge and its role in technology and science.

Keywords

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Politecnico di TorinoTorinoItaly

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