Clicca qui per scaricare

Exploration and exploitation in organizational learning
Autori/Curatori: James G. March 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2008 Fascicolo: 2  Lingua: Italiano 
Numero pagine:  0 Dimensione file:  483 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SO2008-002006
Il DOI è il codice a barre della proprietà intellettuale: per saperne di più:  clicca qui   qui 

Exploration and explotation in organizational learning - This paper considers the relation between the exploration of new possibilities and the exploitation of old certainties in organizational learning. It examines some complications in allocating resources between the two, particularly those introduced by the distribution of costs and benefits across time and space, and the effects of ecological interaction. Two general situations involving the development and use of knowledge in organizations are modeled. The first is the case of mutual learning between members of an organization and an organizational code. The .second is the case of learning and competitive advantage in competition for primacy. The paper develops an argument that adaptive processes, by refining exploitation more rapidly than exploration, are likely to become effective in the short run but self-destructive in the long run. The possibility that certain common organizational practices ameliorate that tendency is assessed.

  1. Patricia Laurens, Christian Le Bas, Stéphane Lhuillery, Firm specialization in clean energy technologies: The influence of path dependence and technological diversification in Revue d'économie industrielle /2018 pp. 73, DOI: 10.4000/rei.7625
  2. Dorian Debrand, Les nouvelles stratégies d’innovation des firmes françaises de plasturgie in Revue d'économie industrielle /2018 pp. 9, DOI: 10.4000/rei.7561

James G. March, in "STUDI ORGANIZZATIVI " 2/2008, pp. , DOI:10.3280/SO2008-002006


FrancoAngeli è membro della Publishers International Linking Association associazione indipendente e no profit per facilitare l'accesso degli studiosi ai contenuti digitali nelle pubblicazioni professionali e scientifiche