International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Towards Knowledge-based Network: Examining Three Essays in Intra-organizational Learning Structure
Aries Heru Prasetyo, Jersan Hu

In this paper we deploy three essays; the role of knowledge in developing long term network, the role of leadership, authority and power, and structure that enhance the knowledge-sharing performance. Using grounded theory approach combining both compressed intra-organizational researches from early 90’s to early 2000, we found that strong motivation to improved organization knowledge act as triggered for long term networks. Decision to live in open system requires visionary leaderships. At the same time each member may develop its knowledge learning structure. Moreover, eagerness to earn short term profit will be replaced by learning needs from twofold of network policies: (1) all members shared the same position in terms of knowledge but not in terms of structure since the key role should be played by knowledge mediator. (2) This affiliation will act as knowledge-coordinated network and might perform on stable or dynamic structure.

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