Why is it difficult for organizations to balance the competing goals of ‘exploitative’ and ‘explorative’ learning? In what ways can firms develop organizational capabilities for ambidextrous learning? Illustrate your answer with examples.
What do you understand by the concept of the ‘innovative firm’? How might its characteristic features differ according to societal contexts and institutions?
Nonaka’s theory of organizational knowledge
creation is inspired by the experience of Japanese firms. How far is it universally applicable?
Inter-organizational learning in international alliances: J-firm and B-firm case study, What are the differences in knowledge and work practices between the two companies? What problems have they encountered and why?