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The Philosophical Foundations of Knowledge Management: Editors' Introduction

Organization, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 5-28, 2007
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2010
J.-C. Spender and Andreas Georg Scherer
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Zurich - IBW Department of Business Administration
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knowledge management, practice, multiple epistemologies


The Modern Corporation Statement on Management

Humanistic Management Network, Research Paper Series No. 51/16
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 03 Nov 2016
Hugh Christopher Willmott, Marie-Laure Djelic, Andre Spicer, Martin Parker, Charles Perrow, Derek S. Pugh, J.-C. Spender, Jean-Pascal Gond, René ten Bos, Armin Beverungen, Marta Calas, Grahame F. Thompson, Glenn Morgan, Stewart R. Clegg, Brendan McSweeney, Pasi Ahonen, Philip Hancock, Barbara Czarniawska, Howard Gospel, Tyrone S. Pitsis, Scott Taylor, Christopher Land, Stevphen Shukaitis, Ace Volkmann Simpson, Tom Keenoy, Sheena Vachhani, Laurent Taskin, George Cheney, Nicolas Bencherki, Véronique Perret, Florence Allard-Poesi, Florence Palpacuer, Juan Espinosa, David Carroll Jacobs, Joanna Brewis, Daniel King, Thomas Wainwright, Torkild Thanem, Walter Jarvis, Casper Hoedemaekers, Jason Glynos, Ian Towers, Samuel Mansell, Laure Cabantous, Bill M. Cooke, Richard Marens, Iain Munro, Oleg Komlik, Ken Weir, Simon Lilley, Ludovic Cailluet, Nihel Chabrak, Tony Huzzard, Ozan Nadir Alakavuklar, Chris Mowles, Jonathan Murphy, Joan Le Goff, Ruth Slater, Maria-Carolina Cambre, Susana Velez-Castrillon, Djamel Eddine Laouisset, Stuart M Schmidt, Ismail Erturk, Alan D. Meyer, Timothy Kuhn, Isabelle Huault, Hovig Tchalian, Thomas Clarke, Isabelle Cassiers, Jean-Pierre Chanteau, Julien Malaurent, David J. Cooper, Dermot O'Reilly, Michael Pirson, Nidhi Srinivas, Duarte de Souza Rosa Filho, Alex Faria, Raza Mir, Carolina Serrano Archimi, George Cairns, Kevin Tennent, Daniel Doherty, Rick Wartzman, Pik Liew, Vlatka Hlupic, Annick Bourguignon, Joe O’Mahoney, Suhaib Riaz, Ismael Al-Amoudi, Oscar Montiel, Steve McKenna, Herman Bosch, Chris Rees, Emma Bell, Olivia Kyriakidou, Abby Cathcart, Rory Rory Ridley-Duff, Lorna Stevenson, Andreas Kornelakis and Jeroen Veldman
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, ESSEC Business School, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, University of Leicester, Yale University, The Open University - Business School, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Cass Business School, Radboud University Nijmegen - Nijmegen School of Management, Leuphana University of Lueneburg, University of Massachusetts Amherst - Department of Management, The Open University - Department of Political Economics, University of Bristol, University of Technology, Sydney - School of Management, University of London, Royal Holloway - School of Management, Swansea University school of Management, Essex Business School, University of Essex, University of Gothenburg, King's College London - The Management Centre, Newcastle University, University of Birmingham, Essex Business School, Essex Business School, PEC University of Technology, Cardiff Business School, University of Bristol, Université catholique de Louvain, Kent State University, State University of New York at Albany, Université Paris Dauphine, Université Paris Est - Université Paris Est-Creteil, Université Montpellier, School of Commerce, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Morgan State University, University of Leicester, Daniel King, University of Southampton - School of Management, Stockholm University School of Business, University of Technology, Sydney, University of Essex, University of Essex, SRH Hochschule Berlin, University of St. Andrews, Cass Business School, City University London, Lancaster University - Lancaster University Management School, Sacramento State University, University of Newcastle - Business School, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, University of Leicester, University of Leicester - Management Centre, EDHEC Business School - Department of Management & Strategy, College of Business, United Arab Emirates University, Department of Business Administration, Lund University School of Economics and Management, Massey University - School of Management, University of Hertfordshire, International Management, Cardiff Business School, Vallorem, Tours School of Management (IAE), Tours, University of Central Lancashire, King’s University College, London ON Canada, University of West Georgia, ALHOSN University, Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management, University of Manchester - Manchester Business School, University of Oregon - Department of Management, University of Colorado at Boulder, Université Paris Dauphine, Claremont Graduate University, Drucker School of Management, University of Technology, Sydney, Senior Research Associate FNRS, Université Grenoble Alpes, ESSEC Business School, University of Alberta - Department of Accounting, Operations & Information Systems, Lancaster University, Fordham University - Gabelli School of Business, The New School, Federal University of Espirito Santo, EBAPE/FGV, William Paterson University, Aix-Marseille Graduate School of Management-IAE, Aix-Marseille Université, RMIT University, University of York, Middlesex University Business School, Claremont Colleges - Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Management, University of Essex - Essex Business School, University of Westminster, ESSEC Business School - Department of Accounting and Management Control, Cardiff University, University of Massachusetts Boston - College of Management, Grenoble Ecole de Management, Univ Grenoble Alpes ComUE, Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez, York University, Open University, UK, Royal Holloway, University of London, Open University, UK, Athens University of Economics and Business, Queensland University of Technology, Sheffield Hallam University - Faculty of Organisation and Management, University of St. Andrews, King's College London and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Corporate, Governance, Company, Law, Management, Shareholder, Value, Stakeholder, Directors, Board


Design Thinking in the Postmodern Organization

Humanistic Management Network, Research Paper Series No. 14-6
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 23 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2014
ESADE Business School, Georgia State University - J. Mack Robinson College of Business, ESADE Business School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Georgia State University
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design, design thinking, postmodernism, postmodernity


The Resource-Based View: A Review and Assessment of its Critiques

Journal of Management, Vol. 36, p. 349, 2010
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 24 May 2010 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2012
Jeroen Kraaijenbrink, J.-C. Spender and Aard J. Groen
University of Twente, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Universiteit Twente
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RBV, Penrose, Competitive Advantage


Why Competitive Strategy Succeeds - and with Whom

Huggins, R. and Izushi, H. (2010) Competition, Competitive Advantage, and Clusters: The Ideas of Michael Porter, Oxford University Press
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Jul 2012
J.-C. Spender and Jeroen Kraaijenbrink
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Twente
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five forces framework, competitive strategy, porter, framework


Strategizing Under Uncertainty

ESADE Business School Research Paper No. 252
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Dec 2013
J.-C. Spender
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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strategy, strategizing, uncertainty, judgment, practice, constraints, entrepreneur, profit, Carl von Clausewitz, Frank H. Knight, Edith T. Penrose, Herbert A. Simon


Management, Rational or Creative: A Knowledge-Based Discussion

SMG Working Paper No. 14/2005
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 23 Apr 2007
J.-C. Spender
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Business School Model: A Flawed Design?

ESADE Business School Research Paper No. 251
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Dec 2013
J.-C. Spender
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Managerial rhetoric, managerial judgment, synthesis, theory of the firm


The Quants’ Impact on Management Education - And What We Might Do About It: A History-Framed Essay Rethinking the MBA Program

ESADE Business School Research Paper No. 228, Humanistic Management Network, Research Paper Series No. 13-03
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 09 Oct 2012
J.-C. Spender
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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management education, MBA, business school


The Theory of the Managed Firm (TMF): Revision of the Note Written for the Seminar at Lund University’s School of Economics and Management

ESADE Business School Research Paper No. 227, Humanistic Management Network, Research Paper Series No. 14-9
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 09 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2014
J.-C. Spender
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Theory of the Firm, Bounded Rationality, Knightian Uncertainty, Entrepreneurship, Strategy, Leadership


Herbert a. Simon on What Ails Business Schools: More than ‘A Problem in Organizational Design’

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 49, Issue 3, pp. 619-639, 2012
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Apr 2012
Rakesh Khurana and J.-C. Spender
Harvard Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Carnegie perspective, management education, sociology of knowledge