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Special Issue "Knowledge Management, Innovation and Big Data: Implications for Sustainability, Policy Making and Competitiveness"
A special issue of Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2017).
Strategy management involves understanding the forces and causes that explain performance differences between organizations and economies, a result of different stocks of knowledge-based resources and capabilities. These resources are key for achieving and sustaining and competitive advantage for companies, economies and societies.
The Big Data and Data Analytics is a new paradigm for the integration of Internet Technology in the human and machine contexts. Now, we are able to transform raw data that are massively produced by humans and machines in to knowledge and wisdom capable of supporting smart decision making, innovative services, new business models, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
Aims of the Special Issue:
The Special Issue will explore the role of knowledge management strategies and tools to enhance the power of big data and help decision makers in today’s competitive economy.
The Special Issue will analyze the relation of knowledge management, big data and information technology towards a deeper understanding of their impact on economies and societies today.
Topics of interest
- Big data analytics
- Challenges and trends in knowledge and creative economics
- Competitive strategy, knowledge-based view of the firm
- Data and e-commerce
- Ethical issues of big data
- Future skills of knowledge workers
- Human resource management, intellectual capital reporting
- Human/relational/social/organizational capital
- Innovation networks
- Innovation, knowledge management and leadership
- Intangible resources, sustainability, big data
- Knowledge economics and neuroeconomics
- Organizational learning, networked learning
- Product and process innovation, technology and innovation management
- Semantic big data
- Social networks, gamification
- Sustainability and organizational competitiveness
Dr. Miltiades D. Lytras
Manuscript Submission Information
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