Firm Specific Knowledges: Their Critical Scrutiny

  • Peter Clark


The paper is concerned with the capability of organizations to resolve the innovation/efficiency dilemma through expert intervention (Hall, 1984) and treats the wider societal diffusion of knowledges, including their definition as the context (Clark and Starkey, 1988; Clark and Staunton, 1989). The paper reviews the concept of social science intervention presented at the First Symposium and suggests a focus for this anniversary reflection.


Organization Design Plan Change Diagnostic Framework Root Definition Expert Intervention 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Clark
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  1. 1.Reader in Organization BehaviourAston Business SchoolBirminghamEngland

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