Monday, January 12, 2004

New Reading List

Coase, Ronald H. 1937. The nature of the firm. Economica November: 386-402

Hall, Edward T. 1996. Forward. In Setting Boundaries: The anthropology of spatial and social organization, edited by Deborah Pellow, vii-viii. Westport, CT: Bergin & Garvey.

Hannan, Michael T. and John Freeman. 1998. Organizational ecology. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Law, John and John Hassard, eds. 1999. Actor Network Theory and After. Oxford: Blackwell.

Wieck, Karl E. 1995. Sensemaking in organizations. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Berger, Peter and Thomas Luckmann. 1966. The social construction of reality: A treatise in the sociology of knowledge. London: Penguin.

Callon, Michel. 1986. Some elements of a sociology of translation: Domestication of the scallops and the fisherman of St Brieuc Bay. In Power, Action and Belief. A new sociology of knowledge?, edited by J. Law, 196-223. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul.

Cowan, Robin, Paul A. David and Dominique Forray. 2000. The explicit economics of knowledge codification and tacitness. Industrial and corporate change 9: 211-53.

Gadamer, Hans-Georg. 1976. Philosophical hermeneutics. Berkeley, CA. University of California Press.

Gadamer, Hans-Georg. 1989. Truth and Method. London: Sheet and Ward.

Granovetter, Mark S. 1985. Economic action and social structure. The problem of embeddedness. American Journal of Sociology 91(3): 481-510.

Higgin, Gurth and Neil Jessop. 1965. Communications in the building industry. London: Tavistock Publications.

Luhmann, Niklas. 1995. Social Systems. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.

McLaughlin, Janice and Andrew Webster. 1998. Rationalization knowledge, IT systems, professional identities and power. Sociological Review 46(4): 781-802.

Marshall, Nick and Jonathan Sapsed. 2000. The limits of disembodied knowledge: challenges of inter-project learning in the production of complex products and systems. Paper presented at the Conference “Knowledge management: concepts and controversies”, University of Warwick, Coventry, 10-11 February.

Marshall, Nick and Tim Brady. 2001. Knowledge management and the politics of knowledge: illustrations from complex products and systems. European journal of information systems 10: 99-112.

Schutz, Alfred. 1972. the phenomenology of the social world. London, Heinemann.

Tavistock Institute. 1966. Interdependence and uncertainty: A study of the building industry. London: Tavistock Publications.

Teece, David J. 1998. Capturing value from knowledge assets: The new economy, markets for know-how, and intangible assets. California Management Review 40(3): 55-79.

Teece, David J. 2000. Strategies for managing knowledge assets: The role of firm structure and industrial context. Long Range Planning 33: 35-54.

Thompson, James D. 1967. Organizations in Action. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Brown, John S. and Paul Duguid. 2000. Balancing Act: how to capture knowledge without killing it. Harvard Business Review 78(3): 73-80.

Grant, Robert M. 1996. Toward a knowledge-based theory of the firm. Strategic Management Journal 17: 109-22.

Polanyi, Michael. 1958. Personal Knowledge. London: Routledge and Kegan.

Polanyi, Michael. 1966. The tacit dimension. Gloucester, MA: Peter Smith.

Gibson, James J. 1979. The ecological approach to visual perception. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin.

Cory Doctorow, “Metacrap: Putting the torch to seven straw-men of the meta-utopia,” Aug 2001.

Predication and Ontology: The Categories.

Leibniz: Logic and Harmony.

Descartes: A New Approach.

Skepticism—Sources of Knowledge.
Saeed, John I. Semantics. Oxford: Blackwll, 1997.

What is "knowledge" (a la Korzybksi)?

Popper's Philosophy of Science.

Genetic Epistemology

Brown, Cecil H. Language and Living Things. Uniformities in Folk Classification and Naming. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1984.

Wardhaugh, Ronald. Introduction to Linguistics. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1972.

Wierzbicka, Anna. Semantic Primes and Universals. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996.

Lakoff, George. Women, Fire, and Dangerous Things. New York: Basic Books, 1990.

Folk Biology and the Anthropology of Science: Cognitive Universals and Cultural Particulars.


Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus

Ogden’s Basic English

What kind of system of 'coding' of semantic information does the brain use?

Just-In-Time Information Management

The Intellectual Foundation of Information Organization

Economic Classification Policy Committee Issues Paper No. 2 Aggregation Structures and Hierarchies

What is an Ontology?


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