Governance factors enabling Knowledge transfer in Interorganizational Development Projects
Journal article, 2010

In this study we examine governance factors affecting knowledge transfer in interorganisational development projects. There is a gap in the literature indicating a need for more insights into processes of knowledge sharing and governance of interorganisational development projects. By using cases from the Dutch construction industry, we discus how interorganisational development projects are governed and what impact this has on knowledge transfer between the firms involved. We find that knowledge transfer towards participating firms cooperating in an interorganisational development project is positively influenced when partners govern their cooperation by using mutual trust and contract complementary.

governance mechanisms

interorganisational development projects

knowledge transfer

construction industry


T.J.B.M. Postma

Technology Analysis and Strategic Management

Vol. 22 5 593-608

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Business Administration

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