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Managing external knowledge and internal culture in an IT-Consulting firm: The role of consultant interaction

Engström, Magnus LU (2012) ENTN39 20121
Department of Business Administration
Abstract
The paper aims to investigate the relationship between the consultants’ external learning and the case company’s internal knowledge utilization, and the role played by corporate culture in this relationship in the IT-consultancy industry. The result suggests that there is relationship between the knowledge utilization and corporate culture. Furthermore there is evidence suggesting that the case company have taken action towards a deliberate strategy including both concepts.
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author
Engström, Magnus LU
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organization
course
ENTN39 20121
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type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
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keywords
Consultant, Knowledge Utilization, Knowledge Management, Knowledge Intensive Companies, Consultancy Company, Corporate Culture
language
English
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2862732
date added to LUP
2012-08-01 10:16:59
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2012-08-01 10:16:59
@misc{2862732,
  abstract     = {The paper aims to investigate the relationship between the consultants’ external learning and the case company’s internal knowledge utilization, and the role played by corporate culture in this relationship in the IT-consultancy industry. The result suggests that there is relationship between the knowledge utilization and corporate culture. Furthermore there is evidence suggesting that the case company have taken action towards a deliberate strategy including both concepts.},
  author       = {Engström, Magnus},
  keyword      = {Consultant,Knowledge Utilization,Knowledge Management,Knowledge Intensive Companies,Consultancy Company,Corporate Culture},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Managing external knowledge and internal culture in an IT-Consulting firm: The role of consultant interaction},
  year         = {2012},
}