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The third volume in The SAGE Handbook of Industrial, Organizational and Work Psychology concentrates on the broader context of IWO psychology and the many factors influencing the adoption and implementation of IWO practices. Chapter topics include perspectives on IWO psychology around the world, organizational and societal considerations. Chapters have been arranged around 8 key themes: Part 1: Overview Part 2: Professional Context: History Part 3: Organizational Capabilities and Context Part 4: Strategic Management Part 5: Triple Bottom Line Part 6: Diversity and Cross-Cultural Issues Part 7: Stress, Safety & Health Part 8: Managing Careers and Work Life Volume III offers a comprehensive overview of the field for anyone working in or studying managerial or organizational psychology.

Individuals and Knowledge Transfer: What We Know and Where We Go from Here
Individuals and Knowledge Transfer: What We Know and Where We Go from Here
Naveen Kumar JainLin Yuan
Introduction

Knowledge transfer allows companies to gain competitive advantages (Horwitz & Horwitz, 2007; Nobeoka, Dyer, & Madhok, 2002; Quigley, Tesluk, Locke, & Bartol, 2007). It is, therefore, not surprising that the topic of knowledge transfer has created significant academic interest to understand this challenging practice (Darr & Kurtzberg, 2000; Dyer & Nobeoka, 2000; Inkpen, 2000; Levin & Cross, 2004; Lindsay et al., 2003; Minbaeva et al., 2003; Nonaka, 1994; Roberts, 2000; Serenko & Bontis, 2004; Szulanski, 1996; Wang & Noe, 2010).

Knowledge transfer is a process that involves a recipient, a provider, and the context or environment in ...

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