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Capability Building and Learning: An Emergent Behavior Approach 

Date: 12/2014 Author(s): Andreu i Civit, Rafael; Riverola, Josep; Rosanas, Josep Maria; de Santiago, Rafael Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) Economics-based models typically overlook management acts and capability development. We propose a model that analyzes the aggregate behavior of a population of firms resulting from both specific management decisions and learning processes, that induce changes in companies' capabilities. Decisions are made under imperfect information and bounded rationality, ... More information Read related article

Firm-Specific Knowledge and Competitive Advantage 

Date: 04/2008 Author(s): Andreu i Civit, Rafael; Baiget, Joan; Canals, A. Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) Firm specific, idiosyncratic knowledge is increasingly being recognized as a possible source of competitive advantage in today's business world, where more traditional sources seem to be becoming less effective, so that new approaches to strategy theory and even to the theory of the firm have been suggested. This is routinely confirmed by the preliminary ... More information Read related article

Knowledge integration across organizations: How different types of knowledge suggest different 'Integration Trajectories' 

Date: 07/2005 Author(s): Andreu i Civit, Rafael; Sieber, Sandra Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) In this paper we establish a framework for analysing knowledge integration across organizations. In particular, we look at knowledge integration from a corporate perspective, to pinpoint the main challenges for a firm wishing to effectively integrate knowledge among its business units in order to contribute either to its efficiency as a unique firm ... More information Read related article

Key factors of e-Learning: A case study at a Spanish bank 

Date: 03/2005 Author(s): Andreu i Civit, Rafael; Jáuregui, Kety Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) Given the potential of new technologies, an increasing number of companies develop and implement training programs using new-technology-based facilities. Likewise, suppliers of new-technology-based programs have emerged, offering greater effectiveness and cost reduction through new education processes. The purpose of this research is to analyze and ... More information Read related article

Rally racing: Knowledge and learning requirements for a winning team 

Date: 06/2001 Author(s): Andreu i Civit, Rafael; Sieber, Sandra Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) In this paper we discuss how a winning rally racing team was developed from scratch in Seat Sport, the racing division within Seat, in turn one of Volkswagen's divisions, which decided to enter the World Rally Cup in 1995. The discussion focuses on how different types of knowledge were literally "grown up" from practically nothing to a winning team. ... More information

Sharing knowledge across boundaries 

Date: 2001 Author(s): Andreu i Civit, Rafael; Ciborra, C Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) Practical solutions concerning the strategic use of knowledge and its management depend upon the relevant organizational context. By applying the "learning ladder" model we explore three different contexts. First, the single firm is considered and the governance of its internal knowledge processes are analyzed according to the tenets of the resource ... More information

La gestión integral del conocimiento y del aprendizaje 

Date: 03/1999 Author(s): Andreu i Civit, Rafael; Sieber, Sandra Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) En este artículo se estudia la gestión integral del conocimiento y del aprendizaje desde una perspectiva de desarrollo de ventajas competitivas sostenibles, basadas en el conocimiento y aprendizaje en empresas. Sus autores introducen tres tipologías de conocimiento: explícito e implícito, individual y colectivo, y externo e interno. Basados en estas ... More information

Process innovation: Changing boxes or revolutionizing organizations? 

Date: 06/1997 Author(s): Andreu i Civit, Rafael; Ricart, Joan Enric; Valor Sabatier, Josep Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) Centering change programs around the concept of "business process" helps to focus on the client and emphasizes cross-functionality. BPR, in addition, seeks radical improvements. Although powerful, these ideas are insufficient. Important dimensions are often omitted in both the design and the implementation of process-based improvement projects. One ... More information

Organizational learning and core capabilities development: The role of IT 

Date: 06/1996 Author(s): Andreu i Civit, Rafael; Ciborra, C Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) The resource-based view of the firm (RBVF) focuses on the firm’s resources and capabilities to understand business strategy and guide strategy formulation. This paper emphasizes the learning aspects of capability development and explores how information technology (IT) can contribute to it. As a widely available, standardized resource, IT can participate ... More information

Organisational Learning and Core Capabilities Development 

Date: 06/1996 Author(s): Andreu i Civit, Rafael; Ciborra, C Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) The resource-based view of the firm (RBVF) focuses on the firm's resources and capabilities to understand business strategy and guide strategy formulation. This paper emphasizes the learning aspects of capability development and explores how information technology (IT) can contribute to it. As a widely available, standardized resource, IT can participate ... More information
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